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Address: 3530 Lorna Road, Hoover, AL 35216
Phone Number: 205.682.8019
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A Nice Surprise Located IN Hoover

My family and I have visited the gardens several times with the most recent visit being on Mother's day where we enjoyed a picnic. The gardens are free to the public but I do... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
James R
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Hoover, Alabama
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Hoover, Alabama
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

My family and I have visited the gardens several times with the most recent visit being on Mother's day where we enjoyed a picnic. The gardens are free to the public but I do encourage those visiting to drop a donation in the box on your way out to help support these beautiful gardens. These gardens are not as large... More 

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Hazle Township, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Beautiful gardens to stroll through. Little Gift shop and a beautiful big lake. I really enjoyed walking through and taking photos. My husband had to stay in the car with our little dogs cause they weren't allowed on the grounds. Worth seeing.

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Columbus, Mississippi
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The entire complex is not that large, but far larger than you might expect to find in the suburbs. It's a great place to walk and well groomed, it's clear the staff takes great pride in their work.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We attended a wedding at Aldridge Gardens in the summer and it was very nice. The gardens were pretty, we walked around after the wedding. I would very much recommend it for a wedding or other outside occasion.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We've been to Aldridge Garden quite a bit recently to get that "get out of the city" feel. This place is beautiful, free and uncrowded. if you like walking in the woods on nicely manicured grounds and paths then this is a nice retreat. They don't allow dogs or strollers! We love this place, there isn't a playground for kids... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I've been to Aldridge several times, but first visited looking for a wedding venue. Not only is it a gorgeous garden, but the house on the property also houses some interesting art. The lake is beautiful year-round. I had an October wedding there and it really was my perfect dream wedding. This place will always be special to me.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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32 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We visited Aldridge Gardens last weekend. The grounds were beautiful and well maintained. There are several cute sculptures and lots of scenic photo opportunities. The lake has a half mile nature trail surrounding it, so you can get in some exercise while you're enjoying the nature. I'd recommend this location for children as well as adults of all ages.

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Houston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This place could lower your blood pressure. The walking trail is beautiful and the air is so pure and pleasant. Benches are placed in several areas and are inviting you to sit for a while to read or just relax and look at the lake. Very pleasant visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This 30 acre park is a great place to relax and enjoy the scenery. There are quite a few walking trails and one even takes you around the lake. Throughout the park are benches for those who want to rest and reflect on the tranquality and beauty of the place. The park is well maintained and contains flowers, trees, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Love to go to the gardens and just walk around the lake, enjoy the flowers, and take lots of pictures. Very well maintained with several spots to be alone and just admire nature. Many times can enjoy the gardens without seeing anyone but usually will meet fellow nature lovers. A great place for solo or family walks.

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