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Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens

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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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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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Very beautiful well laid out 17 acre display

On our way to Fort Anne we decided to stop in at the Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens and were very glad that we did. The flowers were well maintained and very beautiful. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Saskatoon, Canada
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Saskatoon, Canada
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On our way to Fort Anne we decided to stop in at the Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens and were very glad that we did. The flowers were well maintained and very beautiful. The garden is well laid out with various diverse areas such as a Rose Garden, Grassland Boardwalk, Ornamental grasses, ponds, etc. Allow at least 2 hours to take... More 

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Mid Coast Maine, Maine
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

What a wonderful treat finding these gardens and learning about the flora and fauna of the area. Even if you only have an hour, it is definitely worth it.

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Thank Adventurer1998
Pittsburgh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

The flowers were beautiful – prettier than the public Garden in Halifax and it seemed that there were more flowers and many more presentations than at Halifax. A nice casual walk around the flower displays. Allow 2 hours for the walk around

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Thank Pittsburgh_Lazer
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

Very beautiful gardens....well worth the stop. We visit the garden whenever we are in the area. More to see then just flowers

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Chesterfield, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

We enjoyed our visit to the Gardens. $11.75 admission and we didn't arrive until 4pm but still had a good look around. There was a good mix of styles here, including the dike walk.

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Dartmouth, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

wonderful experience,,great way to unwind,,beautiful gardens,a must see for all gardeners,or just flower lovers,a hidden treasure in AR

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

We were staying nearby in the Hillsdale House so we wandered into the Gardens... Peaceful and beautiful grounds / meandering walking paths through different environments (elephant grass boardwalk one of my favorite areas) If you're into botanicals or just want some zen time, do this!

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

We went onSat. to see the Conkers Festival and was it ever fun and then walked around the grounds in the day time and came back at night to see the spooky sights. the free hot chocolate was a nice touch. do go and explore it was a scary good time.

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Middleton Nova Scotia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

This is an amazing place. So beautiful and also has a great rose garden which smells and looks divine.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

Came across this largely by chance, fortunately on a beautiful sunny afternoon. A good introduction and explanation as we purchased our very reasonably priced (compared to comparable attractions in England!) tickets. A well and clearly organised garden with its different sections, primarily arranged historically; very well kept and a beautiful wealth of excellent blooms, vegetables, trees, etc. A very pleasant... More 

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