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Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens

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441 St. George Street, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia B0S 1A0, Canada
+1 902-532-7018
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Impressive Site

This is a great place to visit as it features 400 years of Horticultural practices over a 17 acre... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
Claudetteth
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Charlottetown, Canada
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Gem for sure

We visited in early October - still lots to see. Roses were beautiful. Highly recommend this... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
Wendy S
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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ESCAPE from the hectic pace of everyday life with a visit to Annapolis Royal’s beautiful Historic Gardens!In a beautiful setting overlooking a tidal river valley, the 17 acre Historic Gardens is a premiere Nova Scotia attraction showcasing gardening methods, designs and materials representing more than four hundred years of local history. Highlights include a Rose collection of more than 270 cultivars, an Acadian House representing pre-deportation 1671 time period, and much more…
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  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rose garden” (60 reviews)
“acadian house” (23 reviews)
“full bloom” (18 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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441 St. George Street, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia B0S 1A0, Canada
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+1 902-532-7018
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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to visit as it features 400 years of Horticultural practices over a 17 acre area. There is an exact replica of a 1671 Acadian home - you will marvel at the nail free construction and heavily thatched room using elephant...More

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TheGardenShutterbug, General Manager at Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Thanks for sharing. So glad you enjoyed your late season time in the Gardens. When you return to our area, try for a visit in the summer months for a completely different experience!

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Reviewed 20 October 2017

We visited in early October - still lots to see. Roses were beautiful. Highly recommend this stop. Peaceful. Unique items in the gift shop. Got souvenirs for the grandchildren here.

Thank Wendy S
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TheGardenShutterbug, General Manager at Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Thanks for the review. Glad you enjoyed your visit and that you found some treasures for your grandkids as well!

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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

The gardens are full of beauty and history. Take a stroll out to the dykes for a wonderful view of the bay. A super relaxing and incredibly well kept garden. A delight for gardeners and all!

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

The ladies loved the flowers. The men enjoyed walking about and then sitting on the benches while the ladies looked closer at the flowers. We were hoping to see some birds about that they tell you are around but unfortunately they didn't show. Loved the...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Lots to see at these gardens and a great chance to learn about Acadian farming techniques. Highly recommended

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Reviewed 14 October 2017

Really pretty - a great walk with great scenery ... we strolled all the way out through the fields - with the visit ...

Thank Deb G
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

I wasn't expecting many flowers out in a garden in late September in Nova Scotia but I was wrong. There were roses and dahlias out as well as several sculptures positioned throughout the garden. We spent 2 hours exploring. The gardeners and horticulturalist have done...More

Thank Tim P
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We strolled through the 17 acre park and garden. At the end of the season many of the flowers were spent. The begonias and coleus were exceptionally beautiful. Lots of beautiful trees and ponds. The companion and historical gardens were particularly interesting.

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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

My son and his fiancée were married in a small, immediate family wedding at Annapolis Historic Gardens. This is a great setting for a smaller wedding ceremony and quite affordable at $100 base price plus $5 per person. It's not only a place for weddings...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Small but we'll laid out and both pretty and informative. Interesting dykes and nice roses. A very nice hour

Thank Neal B
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