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Airlie Gardens

300 Airlie Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403-3706
+1 910-798-7700
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Nice

This is a very nice peaceful place to spend a few hours. Sadly not much is in bloom yet but still... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Wendy N
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Sykesville, Maryland
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Gorgeous

During Azalea festival, there are beautiful bells in different scenic spots. Visitors can take... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bei Y
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Raleigh, North Carolina
via mobile
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
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“butterfly house” (78 reviews)
“bottle chapel” (52 reviews)
“oak trees” (20 reviews)
LOCATION
300 Airlie Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403-3706
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+1 910-798-7700
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"oak trees"
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"glass bottles"
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"christmas lights"
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"full bloom"
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"sculpture garden"
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"summer concerts"
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"live oaks"
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"azalea festival"
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"scavenger hunt"
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"beautiful flowers"
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"early spring"
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"peaceful place"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is a very nice peaceful place to spend a few hours. Sadly not much is in bloom yet but still it was a warm sunny day and we just strolled leisurely for about 2.5 hours. Id like to come back in the summer when...More

Thank Wendy N
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During Azalea festival, there are beautiful bells in different scenic spots. Visitors can take picture with bells for free. The Airlie Garden is beautiful, breath taken as always to attract visitors. It is must see place in Wilmington of North Carolina.

Thank Bei Y
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family visited there back in late March when the tulips were in full bloom; the azaleas were beginning to break out in full array and the camellias were still hanging in there. The lawn is beautiful and the old trees with moss make this...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the perfect time to visit Airlie Gardens as there are over 100,000 azaleas in bloom right now! There are 67 acres of wildlife, formal gardens,historic structures, sculptures, Bradley Creek, a 468 year old oak, and the stunning bottle chapel. The paths are level...More

1  Thank Rockport4
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not only are the Airlie Gardens a delightful, beautiful and relaxing place to walk, but they have the BEST Summer Concert series. A great environment, picnic basket with favorite food and beverage and great music all under the beautiful NC blue sky!!!

Thank Ann Q
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a quaint garden with several attractions to include seasonal flowering shrubs. Has 400 year old tree. Bottle glass house intriguing. Nice area to stretch your legs and enjoy the sun.

Thank Linda S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a dream! I took so many pictures because everywhere I looked was so beautiful and scenic! Admission is reasonable and they give military discounts. The garden is kept up very well! I highly recommend this place if you're going to he in...More

Thank Ingrid M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place to stroll and admire all of the amazingly huge trees and beautiful flowers. As someone who can't grow anything, it is truly inspiring. The bottle garden at the back it magnificent, my son loves to go and play near it....More

1  Thank Kim D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In a 1930 edition of The Charlotte Observer, Wilmington’s Airlie Gardens was described as “Earth’s Paradise in all its Glory.” More than 80 years later, such praise is still warranted. Trees, shrubs, and flowering plants are showcased to their best advantage in thoughtfully-designed landscaping. A...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A nice place to go for a walk in good weather. The spring flowers were up and were definitely beautiful, as well as the trees with Spanish moss are amazing. Not as much of a vareity of plants as I expected but that could just...More

3  Thank Lori Z
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Yes. I believe they still do. It is a beautiful venue for a wedding. Best of Love to you.
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Response from Lori Z | Reviewed this property |
You have to be granted permission for photo shoots. call and ask ahead of time.
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Yes they are, but they are on a first come policy. The gardens just started a tram system. Please see the website for more details, as they have certain hours for the tram. I would call them directly to ask about wheel... More
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