IELTS Cue Card: Describe a garden or park you enjoyed spending time in

Describe a garden or park you enjoyed spending time in

IELTS Cue Card Question 110 With Model Answer:

Describe a garden or park you enjoyed spending time in.

You should say:
  • where it is
  • how it looks like
  • what you did there
and explain why you enjoyed spending time there.
[You will have to talk about the topic for one to two minutes. You have one minute to think about what you're going to say. You can make some notes to help you if you wish.]

Model Answer:
Alton National Park is located adjacent to the Moonie highway in South West Queensland in Australia and mostly famous for the rare species at the park.

The park is under the reign of Baloone Shire local government and mostly famous for camping inside the park. But there are no facilities for the campers except the open spaces. People who go for camping at the park are self-sufficient. They usually carry all their necessary items and amenities required for the camping. The campers can do everything except creating an open fire for enjoyment. The authority is always alert about the issue as there were some fire related accidents took place here in past. Besides, the natural view of the park is outstanding and in the moonlit night the night views are wonderful. But the visitors need to be careful whatever they do here as this is a restricted area as it houses rare species and they should not be disturbed in any way.  

Well, if you ask exactly how it looks like, the shape cannot be described in words. It does not have any specific shape or size rather the park has stretched for over 5 kilometres and decorated with varieties of trees and some mountains. It looks like a planned hilly garden with different plants which are standing with unity. There are many open spaces as well where the campers place their tents. The park is also the combination of two towns and a village and as a result, the park is always crowded in some parts and the other parts remain silent. It is a perfect place for bird watching. Various rare birds are found in the park and it is a prime destination for the bird watchers in Queensland.

The question ‘what I did there’ is simple but I am afraid the answer cannot be finished in few sentences. Since the park was a half an hour drive from my home, I usually visited the park in the holidays and took part in various types of activities inside the Alton National Park. I went to the park for numerous times and mostly I went for camping purpose. When I was a graduate level student, I and my friends used to come here for camping at nights. It was a kind of celebration for us whenever we finished one of our semesters. It became a tradition for seven of us. Sometimes I used to visit the park in holidays for bird watching as well and have spotted different birds at their nest rested high on the tree-tops.

Ummm! Actually, it was the age for me when everything appeared good. In fact, that was the time of enjoyment for me. In my youth days, I travelled in different parts of Australia and had spent a large portion of time mostly in the Alton National Park for many reasons. The most important thing is its natural scenario and the views of the deep blue sky from the ground level. In the bright summer days, the sky views were breathtaking and I mostly went there in the evenings to enjoy the blue sky and sunset. Sometimes I turned into the audience for mountain biking during the events and supported for my favourite bikers.

If you can talk about the cue card topic "Describe a garden or park you enjoyed spending time in." you should be able to talk about the following IELTS cue card topics as well:
  • Describe a naturally beautiful place.
  • Describe a place you often visit.
  • Describe a place near your home.
  • Describe a place where a lot of people gather every day.
  • Describe a park or garden in your hometown.
  • Describe a place which is full of colour.
  • Describe a beautiful place you know about.
  • Describe a worth visiting place in your locality.