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Address: Heuvel 2 Kalmthout, 2920, Belgium
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Arboretum Kalmthout is a wonderful place. The area has one of the most...

Arboretum Kalmthout is a wonderful place. The area has one of the most diverse plant collections in Europe. A walk is a true discovery of the lush and diverse vegetation. Enjoy the appeal of flowers, the structures of leaves, the bark of trees, .... Arboretum Kalmthout in all seasons is worth a visit. More than 7,000 different plant species are grown here, from which the oldest specimens were planted over 150 years ago.

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spacious historic Arboretum planted between 1856-1952

Arboretum Kalmthout was a pleasure to revisit;in february there were many Hamamelis in bloom and other fragant winter flowers.A pleasant shop and plant-nursery and a wealth of... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2017
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 469 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Arboretum Kalmthout was a pleasure to revisit;in february there were many Hamamelis in bloom and other fragant winter flowers.A pleasant shop and plant-nursery and a wealth of rare and more common hardy scrubs and trees underplanted with helleborus and cyclamen.

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Hulshout, Belgium
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102 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Such a large arboretum, divided in colors, so many plants, very well maintained. You can easily spent a day here - if you are interested of course and you will discover something new around each corner.

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Redcar, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This wasn't far from where we were staying so we called in. It's an understated little treasure. It was really quiet when we were there, but the gardens are well laid out with interesting nooks and crannies. Our granddaughter enjoyed running around the lawns and finding secret paths around the different plots. We had a drink in the cafe and... More 

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Kanegem, Belgium
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174 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Worth a visit but take your time (3-4 hours) so that you can see everything. There were many trees that I have never seen before. Prices of plant sales were kind of OK. Magnificent garden. 7 € for entrance ticket.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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40 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2016

this arboretum is large and very well planned, with many dells and glades featuring trees, shrubs, and flower beds as well as several ponds. I visited as part of a garden tour run by Special Group Tours and we arrived only 45 minutes before it closed, a pity because the site deserves at least 2-3 hours. It also has a... More 

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Tolmin, Slovenia
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569 reviews
361 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

We came to this wonderful arboretum to take some hours of relax and to enjoy the colours and the peace. And then suddenly we had heard a noise behind us. When we turned around we saw a doe running from one bush to another. Didn't know if it was a doe 'of the house' or just 'a guest' like us,... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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99 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2015

+ near the station and bus stop; + ample parking; + nice area with lots of trees, a few beautiful buildings; + 7 euros entrance, during demonstrations 8.5 euros; + child friendly; + self-service restaurant serving snacks at reasonable prices; + shop with garden books and souvenirs.

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2014

Enjoyed a tour round this arboretum last Saturday, 20th September, particularly the Red Garden still full of colour. I especially liked the giant Salvia ?splendens enhanced by the Swiss chard stems and by the double scarlet red rocking chairs on the grass! It is also clear that even though many daisies flowering well at the moment (Helianthus perennials in particular)... More 

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Goes, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2014

this aboretum is one of the finest places i know. great garden a lot of information and well-trained volunteers to be there to ansere your questions. during the year there is a lot to see of plants and trees and flowers and special exhibitions . you are more then welcome . the garden has close connections with british places like... More 

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Reviewed 14 June 2014

We visited the garden again. Each time of the year it is magnificent. The variety and age of the trees set of by lovely planting under the trees creates views after views to be admired and enjoyed. The coffee shop is homely and serves simple dishes.

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