Willow pattern Garden Title - Special Attractions

Willow Pattern Garden

The legend of the Willow Pattern Garden shown on Blue Pattern plates can be summarised as follows. The Chinese scenes depict a widely held belief of the story about the Mandarin's daughter who fell in love with her father's poor secretary, their elopement, pursual and transformation into a pair of doves.

People looking from the lime tree lookout


Lime Tree Lookout

The lime tree lookout provides an excellent vantage point from which to study the various wildfowl in the willow pattern lake.

Tiger tree lookout


Tiger Tree Walk

The tiger tree walk high in the trees is not for the faint hearted. It is a special walk constructed in the trees which surround the tigers' enclosure to provide the opportunity for an excellent birds' eye view.