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Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens

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Enjoy every time I go !

I very much enjoy coming here in all seasons. It is a great walk with lots to appreciate in every... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sheron H
Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada
haunted gardens

all set up for Halloween and very wittily done. Lovely space, must be glorious in summer. the rose... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Davinia W
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ESCAPE from the hectic pace of everyday life with a visit to Annapolis Royal’s beautiful Historic Gardens!In a beautiful setting overlooking a tidal river valley, the 17 acre Historic Gardens is a premiere Nova Scotia attraction showcasing gardening...more
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441 St. George Street, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia B0S 1A0, Canada
+1 902-532-7018
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All reviews rose garden acadian house full bloom gift shop stop and smell the roses plants and flowers water features late september vegetable garden garden lovers spend an afternoon elm tree couple of hours great variety beautiful spot lovely walk on site
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I very much enjoy coming here in all seasons. It is a great walk with lots to appreciate in every season. They also have a scooter available which on occasion I have had to use. It may be a bit of a wait for one...More

Thank Sheron H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

all set up for Halloween and very wittily done. Lovely space, must be glorious in summer. the rose garden was still blooming and many other areas very attractive despite poor weather. Great to walk out along the dyke walk close to the river. Pleasant staff...More

Thank Davinia W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went during their Hallowe'en event when they've put everything to bed for winter and have decorated everything for a spooky lantern lit walk after dark. Everyone here was lovely and the decorations are spooky and inspired. I love the chicken wire sculptures that are...More

Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a lovely afternoon in these gardens. Well laid out and varied. We left to go out for lunch and then returned to finish our visit. Well worth going to if you are interested in plants.

Thank pollyoppy
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Did the 1.5 hour garden tour, generally covering all parts of the garden. Very informative and knowledgeable volunteers that gave the tour. It's amazing what can be grown in this micro climate. Would love to come back when the rhododendrons are in bloom.

Thank Vic D
Reviewed October 2, 2018

I was only able to spend an hour in the gardens but I'm glad I did! It was just beautiful and peaceful to walk around. I enjoyed the Victorian Garden the most and took some photos of the butterfly garden so I can improve my...More

Thank christel y
Reviewed September 25, 2018

Impressed with the dedicated staff, variety of specimens attention to detail and maintenance of the properties. Even though it doesn't need to have a flower to be beautiful, there are plenty of blooms to see , even in early fall. Don't miss it!!

Thank R3327ARthomass
Reviewed September 20, 2018

Wonderful gardens that take about an hour or more to walk around. There was still many flowers in bloom in late September …...the grounds are beautifully kept, don't rush and smell the roses. There are mobility devices if one is needed, the paths are all...More

Thank someday0713
Reviewed September 20, 2018

Over the years I have visited the Gardens many times, in all seasons and it is always such a joy. It doesn't matter if flowers are just starting, in full bloom or have gone to sleep, there is always so much to see. It is...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to the gardens immensely. Some botanical gardens are too perfect and this was not one of those.it was lovely and very natural. Highly recommended.

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Dee B
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You can walk dogs on the grounds with a leash