If you have a long weekend coming up and looking for the best place to seek a perfect break from the city chaos, Coonoor Sims Park is the ideal place to be. Perfectly poised in the rolling Nilgiri Hills,  Sims Park Coonoor is a perfect place to take a replenishing break. With its idyllic location, the park’s well-manicured gardens entice you to spend some more time in this tranquil heaven. Your trip to Coonoor is incomplete without visiting Sims Park.

the stunning sims park is segregated into four distinct sections
Entrance to the park in Coonoor.

About Sims Park Coonoor

Spreading over 12 hectares, the stunning park is segregated into four distinct sections: a rose garden, a small Lily pond, a flowering plants area, and a boating area. Flaunting an array of various species of trees and shrubs which have been hand-picked from all corners of the world. Some of the remarkable highlights of the park include Rudraksha Tree, Queensland Karry Pine Handsome Ornamental Tree, etc.


Located at an altitude of 1780 meters above sea level, the Coonoor Sims Park is a rather unusual park cum botanical garden that was established focusing on the naturally appearing vivid landscape. Established in 1874, the main brainchild behind the design of the Park is Major Murray and Mr. J.D. Sims. With naturally occurring trees, creepers, and shrubs, the park weaves a perfect setting to seek serenity, whilst being engulfed by Mother Nature. 

What To Expect At Sims Park

perfect picnic spot to enjoy a fun day
Flower Show At Sims Park.
  • Take a peaceful stroll in and around the well-maintained gardens and rose garden and explore numerous species of flowers along with their family name, etc. 
  • The tranquil ambiance and the beguiling scenic views allow you to capture some of the best Instagrammable shots. The lush green surrounding is perfectly complemented by the vivid landscape making it seem like a scene from the movies.
  • Go boating in the pristine waters of the lake by hiring the numerous paddle boats parked at the small boating area, allowing you to soak in the mesmerizing scenic views.
  • If you are looking for a perfect picnic spot to enjoy a fun day out with your family and friends, Coonoor Sims Park is the place to be. Pack all your picnic essentials and drop in a visit to the park for an unforgettable experience.

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Sims Park Coonoor Ticket Prices And Timings

Coonoor Sims Park Ticket Prices

Adult Entry Fee: INR 30 per person

Child Entry Fee(3-12 years): INR 15 per person

Camera: INR 50

Videography: INR 100

Operational Hours: 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM(Everyday)

winter is the best time to visit Coonoor
People having fun in the park.

Best Time To Visit

The best time to visit Coonoor Sims Park is during the winter season, oscillating between November and February. The weather during these months is pleasant, allowing you to make the most of the trip. 

May is the perfect time to visit as the park hosts an Annual Fruit And Vegetable Show, attracting thousands of footfalls, every year.

Average Temperature: 5 degrees to 28 degrees Celsius. 

How To Reach Sim’s Park

Location: Attadi, Coonoor, Tamil Nadu, 643101, India.

Nearest Airport: Coimbatore International Airport – 72 km

After you reach the airport, you can book from the various car rental services, for a comfortable and hassle-free commute to the destination.

Nearest Railhead: Coonoor Railway Station – 4 km

Nearest Bus Stop: Coonoor Bus Stand – 3 km

12 hectares of stunning park
Beautiful lake in the center of the park in Coonoor.

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Sitting atop a hill, the Sims Park Coonoor is an ideal place to find peace amidst city chaos. So pack your bags and set on an exciting journey with us to the magical Coonoor Sims Park for the experience of a lifetime. Please let us know about your views and experiences of the trip to the magical destination in the comment section below.


What are other attractions near Sim’s Park Coonoor?

Some of the major nearby tourist attractions are Acres Wild Cheesemaking Farm: 4 km, Lamb’s Rock: 5.1 km, Dolphin’s Nose: 10.3 km, Rose Garden: 7.8 km, Ooty Botanical Gardens: 19.1 km and Ooty Lake: 20.8 km, etc.

What is the entry time for Dolphin’s Nose?

Dolphin’s Nose is open for its appreciators from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM, around the week.

What is Sims Park famous for?

The Coonoor Sims Park is known to house more than 1000 species of trees and shrubs, which coexist with a variety of foliage species collected worldwide.

Who is Sims Park named after?

Sims Park is named after one of the main brains behind the stunning establishment, Mr. J.D. Sims.

How many acres is Sims Park?

The park spreads across a humongous area of 12 acres of well-maintained lush green land, allowing you to experience a feeling like others.


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