Rose Room

The Rose Room is an indoor exhibition adjoining the Parsons Nose Garden Cafe.

At present the central exhibit is a 34 room Georgian Style Dolls House known as ‘Waverly’.

Complementing this is the latest exhibit, also a dolls house ‘Misrule’ a replica of the house depicted in the famous novel the ‘Seven Little Australians’. ┬áDonated to the Children’s Medical Research Unit the replica house in now on permanent display at Cockington Green Gardens.

The famous ‘Chester Shops’ is also featured amongst the many varied and changing exhibits of the Rose Room. You can see such things as a miniature bottle display, and a private collection of dolls from around the world in traditional dress. ┬áThere are numerous hand made creations, which include miniature furniture and accessories, feather quills, a tiny town with shops, timber model replicas and so much more.


Wildlife artworks also adorn the walls of the Garden Cafe. These beautiful works have been painted by award winning artist Angela Comben and are available for sale.

A wonderful selection of original works from local artists of AIM (Art in Miniature) showcase in miniature a variety of styles and subjects, in this popular smaller form.