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Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens

#1 of 24 things to do in Annapolis Royal Features Animals
441 St. George Street, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia B0S 1A0, Canada
+1 902-532-7018
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Beautiful . Well maintained. Very relaxing and informative . Go at your own pace for a tour... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2015
Glace Bay, Canada
Pretty but no more than that

A well laid out garden with a good map not over whelmed but it but maybe that is just me,a pleasant... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2015
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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 methods, designs and materials representing more than four hundred years of local history. Highlights include a Rose collection of more than 270 cultivars, an Acadian House representing pre-deportation 1671 time period, and much more…
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  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“acadian house” (18 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
441 St. George Street, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia B0S 1A0, Canada
+1 902-532-7018
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Reviewed 8 August 2015

Beautiful . Well maintained. Very relaxing and informative . Go at your own pace for a tour. Restaurant and lovely facilities .

Thank Momofboys0207
Reviewed 8 August 2015

A well laid out garden with a good map not over whelmed but it but maybe that is just me,a pleasant enough outing if you have the time

Thank hayesone
Reviewed 7 August 2015

The Historic Gardens are a true treasure, both for the town of Annapolis Royal and for every person fortunate enough to pass through its gates. A tireless staff work to meticulously maintain these breathtaking grounds and you'll want to make sure you take the time...More

Thank CrownVictoria
Reviewed 7 August 2015

These gardens are definitely worth visiting! We spent a wonderful hour or so exploring the grounds. The location is great and the gardens are beautiful. The highlight was seeing several humming birds flit from one plant or tree to another without being spooked by us...More

Thank JAM181
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Well worth a visit, gardens are breathtaking, so many different plants and flowers. Personal favorite was the rose maze. On site cafe has terrific coffee.

Thank jt7000427
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Peaceful walk in the gardens while enjoying so many beautiful varieties of flowers. Truly loved picturing life in the Acadian thatched roof House. My daughter even put on a pair of clogs. The layout is wonderfully done and you almost feel like you're taking a...More

Thank Genevieve B
Reviewed 5 August 2015

The gardens are breathtaking whether you are an avid gardner/horticulturalist or not. You could spend hours here (or only one hour if you want) strolling though the plants and flowers. There is a nice walk out around the dyke as well as a recreated Acadian...More

Thank Beach L
Reviewed 5 August 2015

. Especially loved the innovative section ( not sure if that was what it was called) where they were experimenting with vertical gardening, different types of mulch and ear wig traps. Very informative. A bit pricey at around 10.00 per person.

Thank emengee
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens were well worth the price of admission. We went for one sally then returned after dinner to wrap it up. Was tempted to pay again the next day because there is so much to see, I am sure we missed things.

Thank Jerry M
Reviewed 2 August 2015

If we lived in Annapolis Royal we would pay for a season to come every day. There is so much variety here, sun, shade, benches, paths, a walk into the Acadian dykes, and then there are the roses. Oh my! It would be great to...More

Thank maryann-ns
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