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Bellingrath Gardens and Home

12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd, Theodore, AL 36582-8460
+1 800-247-8420
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Day trip to walk this beautiful place!

We go every Christmas, and decide to visit in April ~ we missed the azalea and camellia blooms, but... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2016
Pensacola, Florida
via mobile

Beautiful gardens and home to explore. Guided tour of home very informative and interesting... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2016
Melbourne, Florida
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Enjoy 65 acres of year-round floral pageantry in a Southern estate garden with blooms and beauties every day of the year. It is our passion at Bellingrath Gardens and Home to preserve and enhance the 65-acre garden and grand estate home of Walter and Bessie Bellingrath.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd, Theodore, AL 36582-8460
+1 800-247-8420
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Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

We go every Christmas, and decide to visit in April ~ we missed the azalea and camellia blooms, but the roses were budding and the grounds were very manicured. You can see many perennials, starting to wake up. Gorgeous

Thank pacht111
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Beautiful gardens and home to explore. Guided tour of home very informative and interesting. Gardens great to wander.

Thank globalwanderer60
Reviewed 11 April 2016

The house the gardens just ooze with southern elegance! I would love to be there while the roses are in full bloom! The area in manicured and very relaxing to walk around. It gave me ideas with my own yard.

Thank mysouthernroots
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

65 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens. The landscape was done prior to the house being built. We spent 3 hours walking around the premises - soaking up its beauty. We did not do the house tour. Next to the house is a building with bathrooms...More

Thank Laura E
Reviewed 6 April 2016

We visited this location on March 28. Our first visit was years ago and this time we went to see azaleas and Easter lilies plus many, many other blooming flowers. We took the home tour the previous time and this time only walked the gardens....More

Thank norme-ormond
Reviewed 3 April 2016

I visited during Easter Weekend. The gardens and home were simply beautiful. Well manicured and kept, it was a joy to spend several hours walking the trails, touring the home, and just sitting. I was there for almost 3 hours and didn't see it all....More

Thank Andrea W
Reviewed 30 March 2016

The gardens and house are everything that has been said before. So glad that I don't have to pay for film these days! The cafe was more than I expected. The lunch special - meat, 2 vegs, salad, desert, and drink - was institutional OK....More

Thank A P G
Reviewed 28 March 2016

We arrived at 2:00 PM on a perfect spring day. We were told the camellias were past peak, but the azaleas were at peak - and they were! Beautiful Formosa Indicas, George Tabors, and the Pride of Mobile. As we were told, there is always...More

Thank Karl V
Reviewed 28 March 2016

We arrived by bus to this out of the way estate built by an original Coca Cola bottler. The setting was nice and it is a large lovely old house. However, you need to visit in the growing season because in the winter, very few...More

Thank nbbigs
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Bellinggrath Gardens are beautiful. Azaleas, hydrangeas, ulips, Easter lilies aND delphiniums were all in full bloom. The gardens are beautifully landscaped and maintained. Especially nice are the little sitting areas throughout the gardens were visitor can rest and feast their eyes on the beauty of...More

Thank Jane P
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By the way your out in nature. take the appropriate steps bug spray at times sun screen at others. And enjoy what this place has to offer
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Response from E M | Reviewed this property |
No senior pricing or so we were told!

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