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Address: 441 St. George Street, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia B0S 1A0, Canada
Phone Number: 902 532 7018
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Description: 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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always a pleasure to visit

beautifully put together with thoughtful planning of plants and incorporation of trees and the surrounding landscape

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Lunenburg, Canada
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Lunenburg, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

beautifully put together with thoughtful planning of plants and incorporation of trees and the surrounding landscape

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Shelton, Connecticut
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

My husband and I visited the Annapolis Royal Gardens in Aug 2013 on a hot Aug day. What a fantastic place! There were many gardens to visit, each with its own theme and style. I have visited many gardens in North America and this was among the best. There was lots of shade in many parts, so even on miserable... More 

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Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I have visited many gardens in North American and I found this garden worth the visit. My visit was in August so much of the colour was supplied by annual transplants which were used extensively in Victorian gardens. I would like to see more variety in the annual plantings as many of the same plants were used throughout the gardens... More 

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hampshire
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Worth a visit. Not cheap. Perhaps maybe during the warmer months, altho' it wasn't too bad when we visited it. Some of the summer blooms were still visible.

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Dallas, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

lovely - especially liked seeing the dikeworks built by Acadians 400 years ago and the Acadian cottage replica

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Halifax, Canada
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

this is a beautiful location and a must see. quite large, beautiful grounds and great food. This is definitely a location worth taking an afternoon to visit.

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Halifax, Canada
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68 reviews 68 reviews
19 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Am a member of this wonderful place . It is a great spot to enjoy and gardens are different each month .. Members receive a monthly newsletter full of information and pictures worth the membership fee! Trish is a great photographer ! Couldn't believe the flowers .. Even roses still in bloom .

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The gardens are divided into separate areas, which show different styles of gardening across time. We were late in the year but it was still interesting and the victorian gardening was fabulouis.

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Banff National Park, Canada
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159 reviews 159 reviews
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117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Lovely well maintained beautiful gardens in a gorgeous setting with many interesting plants and designs Don't miss a chance to enjoy this lovely spot while in Annapolis Roya

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Newburyport, Massachusetts
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43 reviews 43 reviews
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Different styles of gardens, from formal to vegetable; lovely roses, interesting arrangements of plantings

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