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Chanticleer

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Address: 786 Church Rd, Wayne, PA 19087-4713
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Thirty acres of a 1913 estate fashioned into a series of formal gardens...

Thirty acres of a 1913 estate fashioned into a series of formal gardens including a meadow, woodland with shrubs and a produce garden.

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Beautiful and meticulously kept

I always love going to Chanticleer. There is always something in bloom and there is a lot to see with the houses and sculptures and the fish pond. They must have received a... read more

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Maggie S
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I always love going to Chanticleer. There is always something in bloom and there is a lot to see with the houses and sculptures and the fish pond. They must have received a grant recently because it is even better kept this year than it has been in past years.

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Thank Maggie S
Lafayette, Louisiana
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68 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I went to Chanticleer after a photo workshop in Longwood Gardens. Chanticleer is very different. It is more natural, peaceful and not crowded. The flowers are arranged naturally. That is, the tulips are not all in one place. You can find clusters of tulips intermingled with bluebells, creeping flox and other flowers. We were not bumping elbows with others. In... More 

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Thank craysnancy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful, our 2nd visit and again I am really impressed. These horticulturalists always make such a beautiful combination of plants that appear contemporary and fresh. So unexpected and bold and yet beautiful. I plan to come back later in the season.

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Thank Ahahn063
Rosemont, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a real sleeper,even for those who live nearby and never visited it.It is sort of a "min-Longwood Gardens" with a large number of landscaped gardens,pools,glades,tree collections,fields and buildings.It is not huge,but very detailed and created mini-environments within a large estate.The collection of trees,plants,herbs,flowers is amazing for its size.A real delight you can return to again and again.Don't miss... More 

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Thank Dean S
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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113 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easter is just a few days away and I decided to see whether Chanticleer is ready to welcome visitors that have been eager to put winter and the recent rainy days behind them. I am happy to report that Chanticleer is ready for spring. Many cherry trees are in full bloom and the magnolia near the greenhouse that tried so... More 

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Thank Elisabeth B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a nice spot for a Sunday stroll to escape from everyday duties. Love seeing everything in bloom. Interesting.

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Thank Kathelleen P
Wayne, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This stunning property is a place to visit with your family, friends or all by yourself. Pick any season, and enjoy the perfectly landscaped spots all over the grounds. Ponds, streams, rolling slopes and places to sit abound.

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wayne
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Go out of your way to visit this garden. It's a very special place which will leave you enchanted and renewed. Chanticleer is a mix of traditional and innovative and beautifully maintained. No expense was spared in the creation of this phenomenal experience. You will see many plants you recognize, but I guarantee that that no matter how experienced a... More 

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Reviewed 21 January 2017

Chanticleer has a sense of imagination in all of its garden. A lovely afternoon adventure. I recommend it to anyone in the area.

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Thank MelShust
Wayne, PA
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

Chanticleer warrants a season membership. The landscape continually changes and there is always something new to see. Love the unusual 'vistas' created along the mile or so path. Many hidden treasures. You can even picnic there!

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