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Hopelands Gardens

Whiskey Road and Dupress Place, Aiken, SC 29802
+1 803-642-7631
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A Treasure!

Decompress by walking around this beautifully maintained treasure of gardens and ponds, and learn... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
Bluffton, South Carolina

Enjoyed the gardens and horse areas. There are many painted horses and the hall of fame was very... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
Little River, South Carolina
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Whiskey Road and Dupress Place, Aiken, SC 29802
+1 803-642-7631
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Reviewed 13 May 2017

Decompress by walking around this beautifully maintained treasure of gardens and ponds, and learn about how important horse racing is the community of Aiken. You can visit the museum of horse racing on Saturdays and learn how the original owner Hope designed all the gardens...More

1  Thank boogieboybaxter
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Enjoyed the gardens and horse areas. There are many painted horses and the hall of fame was very interesting

Thank fun4nmb
Reviewed 9 May 2017

This is a wonderful place and so relaxing and beautiful!!! The trees, flowers and fountains are beautiful. There are a lot of places to walk and to sit down also.

1  Thank pamela123sp
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Such an amazing place! Sidewalk/pathways that guide you through these beautiful gardens. Majority of plants have markers letting you know what type of plant you are looking at. The water areas are so pretty with some of the most beautiful fish, turtles, and ducks. Several...More

Thank AMiller121
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place! It must have been picture day there making it a little hard to walk around. Still had a great time and hope to visit again.

Thank April M
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful scenery, relaxing. A great place to visit, to just get away, have a peaceful time. Take pictures of all the gorgeous flowers, have a picnic.

Thank Nanci E
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Maybe I shouldn't write this, as it may cause someone to re think it... Hopelands Gardens is a tremendous asset to Aiken, It is of natural beauty, stunningly laid out gardens with walks that will inspire you. There is the horse/jockey museum, ponds, historic houses...More

Thank brooksy67
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Great place to walk and take in the beautiful flowers and surroundings. I have been in the spring and fall and have enjoyed it both times. Lovely in November for fall colors also.

Thank Janice M
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I enjoy Sunday afternoons in the gardens. Its great during the Christmas holidays for the lights in the gardens after dark, it also a great place to have a beautiful wedding, been to several here. But the it also great place for family, couples and...More

Thank 147waymang
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Awesome place to spend with the children. They get to see the Christmas lights and road smores. Lots of enjoyment for the entire family. If you're ever in Aiken during the Christmas holidays, it's a must see.

Thank Diane A
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michelle c
Is there an admission fee?
30 January 2017|
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Response from David F | Reviewed this property |
Is it dog friendly? What are the hours?
8 October 2016|
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Response from armstrong_6969 | Reviewed this property |
Open from 10am to 7pm Dogs are allowed throughout the park; they must be leashed and under their owner's control at all times.
If I wanted to get Bridal portraits made at Hopelands Gardens do I need to make a reservation and pay a fee?
17 May 2016|
Response from Tina V | Reviewed this property |
No ma'am I don't think so. This is a public park. If you want your wedding there yes, you will have to schedule that event, but your Bridal portraits will be a beautiful background. May I also recommend the Rye Patch in... More