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Bellingrath Gardens and Home

12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd, Theodore, AL 36582-8460
+1 800-247-8420
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Beautiful Christmas lights with new features

We visit Bellingrath every year and were pleasantly surprised to notice new features in the lights... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pensacola, Florida
via mobile
Magical Christmas Lights

What a great way to do lots of walking in picturesque gardens! Creative, playful, enchanting ~ so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Willington, Connecticut
via mobile
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Enjoy 65 acres of year-round floral pageantry in a Southern estate garden with blooms and beauties every day of the year. It is our passion at Bellingrath Gardens and Home to preserve and enhance the 65-acre garden and grand estate home of Walter and Bessie Bellingrath.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd, Theodore, AL 36582-8460
+1 800-247-8420
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visit Bellingrath every year and were pleasantly surprised to notice new features in the lights display. Going in late November always ensures smaller crowds and less traffic. The staff is always organized and quite lovely. The gardens were gorgeous and make amazing photo opps....More

Thank ZJC10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great way to do lots of walking in picturesque gardens! Creative, playful, enchanting ~ so very peaceful. It was fascinating to walk among the lights in the trees, the lights that created figures and displays, and especially the lights reflecting on Mirror Lake....More

Thank JoeandTrish617
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bellingrath Gardens had it all a Beautiful Home built by a gentleman who had the first Coca Cola Franchise in Alabama. The house is very open so you really get a great look of how this people lived, the tour is very informative, and last...More

Thank skyvixen1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came early to see the grounds before dark and do the house tour. Highly recommend. The Christmas lights were stunning! My photos don’t do it justice. Mirror lake was my favorite!!

Thank Maureen S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

mums were blooming -- hanging pots about 4- feet long or more, flowers every where. lovely house to look at and marvel over.weather was perfect

Thank vkrumel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family tradition is to go every year for the Christmas lights. A beautiful display that improves each year. Our local schools and churches also perform during the Christmas season. This year my grandson (age 10) will be playing with his school band.

Thank Christine E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited Bellengrath Gardens for the first time last Spring and thought it was absolutely lovely. The groundskeepers tend the flowers continually and keep the place in beautiful order. If you are ever near the gardens I would highly recommend visiting it, especially in the...More

Thank Kathryn F
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This place is just overwhelming! Lovely flowers and plants everywhere! Much bigger than I imagined, lots of walking but landscape is just lovely. They were just starting to decorate for Christmas, putting up lights along the pathways. Would love to return and see the decorations...More

Thank be4mm
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Give yourself enough time and spend the extra money to take the home tour. It was well worth it. The gardens are beautiful and the house historical. I hope to visit again

Thank Janice Z
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We planned to spend about an hour here as we drove through Mobile, but we enjoyed it so much, we spent 4 hours. It's a lovely old estate with beautiful gardens, greenhouses and home buildings and a great elevated walkway over the water where you...More

Thank abqsage
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12 November 2017|
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Response from E M | Reviewed this property |
Usually not long at all maybe ten to fifteen autos at most!
Sandy S
24 June 2017|
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I don't know. A quick phone call and you will have your answer.
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14 June 2017|
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Response from E M | Reviewed this property |
By the way your out in nature. take the appropriate steps bug spray at times sun screen at others. And enjoy what this place has to offer