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“Lovely Garden Nestled in the Grounds of U Vic”
Review of Finnerty Gardens

Finnerty Gardens
Ranked #44 of 188 things to do in Victoria
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 1 July 2015

I am almost hesitant to submit a review for fear that droves of people will spoil the tranquility of this lovely gem of a garden. The fact that it is not perfectly manicured gives it such charm. Winding paths through beautiful greenery, trees and flowers. Have visited during three different seasons now and there is always something to admire.

3  Thank Hilda B
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Reviewed 18 June 2015

The gardens are long and very well maintained. Open all year long very interesting any time of the year. The gardens are located on the campus of the unversity of Victoria. Many paths to choose from leading you on to a different garden to see. Different varieties of flowers , plants and trees. Do not forget your camera

1  Thank Marie J
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Reviewed 24 May 2015

This was our second trip to Finnerty, which in our view ranks with the best that we have visited in Europe, the US and elsewhere in Canada. The gardens are extensive, extremely well maintained, interesting at any time of year and free!!!!

3  Thank Brian S
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Reviewed 19 May 2015

The Finnerty Gardens are on the campus of the University of Victoria. The paths wind and twist through the garden leading you to the different area. It is a woodland style of garden so there are few garden beds. Having said that, there are an enormous number of interesting species of plants, flowers and trees - some of them are labeled. A great place to visit for photographers.

Thank Pam I
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Reviewed 22 April 2015

If you are driving or biking or visiting UVIC make this small garden a destination in the city especially in April and May when the rhodos are in full power. There is a green lawn at the entrance where your kiddos can romp and you can picnic before staying on the paths of the garden. And if you have your good walking shoes on, find the forest walks around the perimeter of UVIC at any time of the year (especially nice for Eastern visitors this winter)

Thank Local1943
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