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Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens

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Address: 441 St. George Street, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia B0S 1A0, Canada
Phone Number:
+1 902-532-7018
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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ESCAPE from the hectic pace of everyday life with a visit to Annapolis...

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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A gardener's dream

We very much enjoyed our visit to these beautiful gardens. In addition we had a lovely lunch at their restaurant.

Reviewed 22 October 2016
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Tustin, California
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

We very much enjoyed our visit to these beautiful gardens. In addition we had a lovely lunch at their restaurant.

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Callgary
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

The rose garden was in bloom again, such a variety of beautiful roses of every description and colour. Some very interesting sculptures in the gardens. A little house tucked away in the trees, lots of lovely gardens and plans, lovely paths to follow, a sweet little pond; a lovely place to relax. Would be very impressive in the summer and... More 

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London, Canada
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

We visited here the day after a serious storm and were so pleased to see the paths raked, debris moved out of the way, and so many plants still in bloom, especially the roses. It's easy walking through the large gardens, with inviting benches at different spots. Many plants are named, a real plus for gardeners. The gift shop has... More 

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Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

We stop there during our honeymoon... what a beautiful place !! So amazing ... It's a place where the time stop.. and the little coffee is a great place to drink a cold lemonade or ice tea !! No need to say also really romantic place !! The beauty of this garden is also we can learn a lot about... More 

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Pittsgrove, New Jersey
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

This is a wonderful garden experience. My wife and I took the one hour walking tour with a docent, and learned so much more than touring by ourselves. There is rich history in the gardens; our docent described how the various gardens developed around local history and described in detail several gardens and their specific species. There are over seventeen... More 

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Reviewed 10 October 2016

My wife always wants to go to the local gardens when we travel. I like them also, just not as much as her. This one was the exception. The grounds were clean. The pathways were very well planned. The plants were very well attended to. We just missed peak season and it was still amazing.

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Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

So much more than we expected- beautiful grounds and many interesting plants and gardens. A near miss...so glad we went.

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Pattersonville, New York
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

We were driving past when we saw the sign for the Historic Gardens. So we decided to stop and take a look. What a gem we found. The gardens cover 17 acres and is still a work in progress. The gardens consist of flowers, grasses, trees, shrubs and beautiful sculptures that seem perfect in their locations throughout. There is a... More 

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Morris County, New Jersey
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

The gardens were beautiful even in the fall in the drizzle. Roses were still blooming and there was a fantastic garden with a variety of bright colors. Walking on the dykes was interesting and educational.

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Reviewed 1 October 2016

Beautiful gardens and something for every season. The variety was excellent and the map made navigating exceptionally easy.

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