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University of Guelph Arboretum

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Address: College Avenue East, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
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A photographers dream

So many beautiful scenes all within walking distance. Colours filling up visual space. There's even a few water features. Definitely a great place for a walk in all weather but... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Guelph, Canada
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Guelph, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

So many beautiful scenes all within walking distance. Colours filling up visual space. There's even a few water features. Definitely a great place for a walk in all weather but especially in June to October. Bring your camera..you won't regret it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The University of Guelph Arboretum provides a beautiful backdrop for any occasion. Have been here for many visits, which often included picnics, walks, and lectures. Have known many people to have photoshoots amongst the trees and gardens.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great spot - we were here to honour a lost one who passed away in the summer of 2016. The Arboretum is very beautiful and a tree is planted in the name of a love one

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Thank Chris A
Guelph, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The arboretum is a growing attraction. The gardens are wonderful. The Japanese garden with the moss and ponds, look for the frogs, is truly relaxing. But my all time favourite is the Italian garden with those incredible statues . Each statue depicts a different season. I always take time to greet those ladies with affection. The boardwalk can be a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Wonderful free attraction. Come here to meditate, read the book, have a sun bath on a sunny day, or hide from the rain on a rainy day.

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Renfrew, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

A really lovely place for a relaxing stroll. Plenty of information is available about the wide variety of trees cultivated here.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

It is a beautiful place in all seasons, you will enjoy various plants, flowers and some wild lives too.

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Thank mei2000ca
Guelph, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

A place to visit and feel peace and take incredible pictures. There are beatifull trees, special sites to have a picnic or simply have peacefull times and take some photos. You will find many different plantas species with só much beatifull flowers! You also have a wonderful place to walk and make some exercises. I intend cone back there in... More 

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Guelph, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We regularly walk our dogs here. Very pleasant environment. Gorgeous japanese garden and very calming natural setting. Lots of patking and easily accesible by transit. Admission is free and it is never crowded. Great place for family photos as well.

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

On a visit to Guelph, I needed to chill a bit, so I headed to the Arboretum. It's in the University area, so it's easy to get to and find. I was rewarded by a wonderful autumn visit. The leave were all down, but there's beauty in that. There were birds and squirrels around of course, so there was still... More 

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