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Bellingrath Gardens and Home

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Address: 12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd, Theodore, AL 36582-8460
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+1 800-247-8420
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08:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Enjoy 65 acres of year-round floral pageantry in a Southern estate garden...

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.

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Beautiful even in February!

We spent a lovely day taking the ferry from Ft. Morgan to Dauphin Island and then drove to Bellingrath Gardens. The grounds are lovely especially on a perfect day. The house... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Sioux City, Iowa
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Sioux City, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent a lovely day taking the ferry from Ft. Morgan to Dauphin Island and then drove to Bellingrath Gardens. The grounds are lovely especially on a perfect day. The house with all of its original furnishings is a must see!! Our guide had wonderful stories to share about the owners.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There is always something different blooming, the home is stunning, and the little small chapel on the grounds is beautiful. We visit bellingrath garden often, but our favorite time to visit is during their Christmas of lights.

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Washington, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were fortunate to be at Bellingrath Gardens during their light show for Christmas! Pictures and a review don't do it justice!! It was incredible! The weather was perfect for the evening stroll around the grounds! We arrived around 4 and paid the normal price but if you arrived after 5 you paid more because of the lights. We got... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited this garden at different times of the year, and it is always lovely, but this time, not only were the camellias blooming, but also azaleas and magnolias! There is always an amazing display, that changes each season, and we received a wonderful fact sheet with botanical and common names, for what is currently blooming.

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San Antonio, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Bellingrath Gardens is always beautiful and maintained. Also have a fabulous Christmas lighting which the family loves. The Home was the home of the family who started Coca Cola and has so much history. Enjoy it any time.

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Normal, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Senior couple The home tour was led by a very knowledgeable and interesing tour guide; beautiful home. Gardens beginning to bloom. Many walking trails on boardwalks. Had a great afternoon here.

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Granbury, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing could have prepared us for this home or these gardens! Do not miss the tour of the home! It's well worth learning about this family. The gardens are unbelievable and have something blooming year-round. Be sure to have some water as it's quite a nice hike but the trails through the gardens are nice and easy as well as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the gardens, tour was a informative the history of and there some black flagstone placed in the garden. They said they were imported from England they were leftovers from sidewalks downtown. Check on the season times for your visit.

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Thank Devin C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely garden to enjoy. Some areas are in dis-repair but are being worked by the caretakers. We could have spent several hours but were on a tight schedule.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have passed the sign for this place dozens of times and finally made time to stop and LOVED IT! Beautiful gardens and interesting story. I want to go back for Christmas! A great place to stop and stroll along I-10 or a day trip if close enough.

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