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Yew Dell Botanical Gardens

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Address: 6220 Old Lagrange Rd, Crestwood, KY 40014-9550
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+1 502-241-4788
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10:00 - 16:00
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
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Louisville's 33-acre public botanical garden & horticulture research...

Louisville's 33-acre public botanical garden & horticulture research center offers magnificent garden displays & family friendly gardening activities for all levels. Stroll the spacious grounds that are home to stunning and varied gardens featuring an expansive plant collection of beautiful, rare & unusual specimens. Visit our stone castle and Yew Dell's award winning Bank Bark & Pavilion. Offering year-round activities from casual plant walks & guided tours to first-rate workshops and lectures. Yew Dell will inspire the gardener in everyone.

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Delightful at any time of the year

The gardens were in full April bloom and the weather perfect. The care with which everything is tended, and the walking paths around the property make it a delightful place to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Alameda, California
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Alameda, California
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142 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The gardens were in full April bloom and the weather perfect. The care with which everything is tended, and the walking paths around the property make it a delightful place to spend two or three hours.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I admit to a bias here. After coming here several times over the past year I became a volunteer. The gardens are beautiful and there are a lot of benches and paved paths for those who are traveling with mobility issues. The lower woods section is a must to explore if you have the time and don't mind a bit... More 

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Thank kmlawn01
Crestwood, Kentucky
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67 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

The botanical gardens are a wonderful local highlight and we love to go whenever we can. The are is peaceful and the fauna is well taken care of and beautiful. We love the Halloween event that they put on with local vendors. If you're in the area this is a must see!!

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Thank Christina G
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

The grounds are great but not as big as one might expect. Still the path will occupy you for over an hour if you take your time. I Love that they have frequently a lot of family events like kids halloween thing and would give it 5* as a place for weddings and events. We did a groupon a few... More 

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Thank Corey F
Louisville, Kentucky
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

No matter what time of year, I always enjoy a 20-30 minute stroll through the lovely grounds. Each season brings out new collections of color, texture and beauty in Yew Dell Garden. Bring a picnic lunch and take in the ever growing attractions from their new structures holding special displays to their arboretum of lovely "Old Ladies". I can highly... More 

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Thank janicetharaldson
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Yew Dell gardens is the best kept secret in Crestwood. The grounds are well kept and the plants are well cultivated to high light each varieties natural beauty. It is so peaceful and rejuvenating to walk around. The grounds also have a charming miniature castle, which can be rented for special events

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Thank Sarah N
Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

I have lived jn this area for years and had no idea this place was here! We took a family visit for the Christmas setup, which was lovely but I really cannot wait to come back in the spring abd summer when the plants are all in bloom. I can certainly see why this place is an excellent wedding location.... More 

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Thank tanyap924
Owensboro, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Nicely done Halloween activity for kids. Lots of candy. Lots of family activities. Easy parking. Beautiful gardens.

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Thank BudNLily
Louisville, Kentucky
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176 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

This place is definitely a diamond in the rough, can't believe I never heard about it. The scenery is very beautiful and they have their own honey bees. Make sure you buy some honey at the gift shop. This is a great place to get some exercise and fresh air. I saw a lot of parents here with their little... More 

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Thank Logan s
Louisville, Kentucky
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

This place is gorgeous!! Amazing Event Venue or just to go stroll. Everything is very well taken care of, every plant is labeled for the plant lovers, staff is amazing.

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