Bolton Street Cemetery, Wellington

Stroll the winding paths of Bolton Street Cemetery, the final resting place of many historical figures, including the founder of Wellington William Wakefield. The cemetery is an extension of the city's botanical garden, which means that among the tombstones you'll find open lawns surrounded by rare trees, shrubs, bulbs, and even a heritage rose collection. See Bolton Street Cemetery and all Wellington has to offer by arranging your trip with our Wellington tour itinerary builder app .
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  • Very somber place with some amazing stories and people. Great signage through the pathway. Cross the motor way bridge to the other side. I’m sure Wellington Paranormal is been filmed here. Go and Gaia...  more »
  • Interesting Cemetery It is obvious that every cemetery delivers poignant history from the perspective of individual lives. The Bolton Street cemetery certainly does that and is a wonderful insight int...  more »
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  • Beautifully laid graves dating back more than 100 years. Have a peaceful and solemn walk along the gravestones and nearby trees. Do not bring your superstitious mom along the walk.
  • Very cool cemetery nestled under the freeway. Interesting history. We did it as part of Botanical Garden returning to the city.
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