Looking for a quiet spot to let your pup roam free in Prahran? Lumley Gardens off-leash park offers a 4500 sq m off-leash area, walking trails, a BBQ area, and spacious lawns, making it perfect for various activities.

Lumley Gardens is a local favourite for socialising, exercising dogs, and enjoying nature. The off-lead park offers a peaceful environment with open space and plenty of shaded areas, ideal for relaxation or picnics.

Lumley Gardens dog off-lead area in Prahran

Off-Leash Park Amenities

Lumley Gardens is well-equipped with amenities to ensure a comfortable visit:

  • Shaded Seating: Relax under shaded seating areas around the park.
  • BBQs and Picnic Tables: Enjoy a BBQ or a picnic with your dog.
  • Dog Water Fountains: Keep your dog hydrated with water fountains available for you and your pup.
  • Dog Bag Dispensers: Convenient dog bag dispensers are located throughout the park.
  • Toilets: Public toilets are available for your convenience.
  • Spacious Lawns: The large grassy area is perfect for sports and recreational activities.
  • Fully Fenced Playground: Kids can enjoy a secure, fully fenced playground with accessible equipment like basket swings and climbing structures. Dogs are not allowed in the playground area to ensure the safety and separation of kids and pets.

Lumley Gardens in Prahran park amenities

Visiting Lumley Gardens Off-Leash Park

Lamley Gardens is a great little park for locals in Prahran. Weekdays are quiet but can get busy on weekends and holidays.

  • Public Transport: Hop on bus route 603 along Williams Road or tram routes 5 and 64 along Dandenong Road. Visit PTV website for rules and information on traveling with pets.
  • Parking: Parking is available on the surrounding streets for those driving.

Prahran Off-Lead Park Rules

To ensure a pleasant experience for everyone, remember these rules for off-leash areas in Stonnington, including Lumley Gardens:

  • Dogs must be kept on a lead unless in a designated off-leash area.
  • Keep dogs off garden beds and playgrounds.
  • Dogs are not allowed on ovals and sports grounds during designated times for sporting events, training, and other community activities.
  • Owners must pick up after their dogs; bags and bins are provided.
  • Always carry a lead to ensure dogs remain controlled and non-threatening.

Failure to follow these rules may result in a fine, so it's best to stay vigilant and considerate of other park visitors.

History of Lumley Gardens

Lumley Gardens has a rich history, beginning in the 1920s when William Lumley donated the land. In the late 1940s, it served as a flower farm, supplying blooms to the Prahran Council. For more historical insights, visitors can contact the Stonnington History Centre.