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Address: 6220 Old LaGrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Phone Number: 502-241-4788
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Description: 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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Quiet Beauty Awaits You

Need an afternoon to just unwind surrounded by nature in all it's glory? Head to Yew Dell Gardens. Upon entering the grounds you'll instantly feel a little more at peace - a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Crestwood, Kentucky
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Crestwood, Kentucky
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Need an afternoon to just unwind surrounded by nature in all it's glory? Head to Yew Dell Gardens. Upon entering the grounds you'll instantly feel a little more at peace - a little more refreshed - a little more relaxed. Enjoy a leisurely stroll around the beautifully maintained gardens and grounds, do a little shopping in the gift shop stocked... More 

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Crestwood, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This is a beautiful place for relaxation, educational opportunities or just to see some of God's creation. It is well cared for and the workers are great at explaining the various parts of the gardens - you can tell they enjoy their jobs. There are some lovely surprises as you tour and the history of the place is interesting. The... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We weren't there for an event, just a wLk around and photoshoot. 250 photos layer, I was already in love with this place. So much to see and take in....from The Castle to the trees...to hosta or cacti...just perfect.

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Saint Matthews, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Wife and I went on Mother's day, it was pretty quiet and $10 admission. Parking lot was easy access and you enter thru the gift shop with very friendly staff. There are some structures on the site but most of it was an extremely wide variety of trees, shrubs, and various and sundry plants from all over the world. Grounds... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

A wonderful and peaceful setting perfect for an afternoon stroll alone or a wedding reception for hundreds. Lots of unusual plant species, with lovely rolling hills of Kentucky. Only a few miles from Louisville, enjoy the pastoral views.

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Shelbyville, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

If you get a chance to come visit, do so! Weddings, parties, or just go and look around, it's all worth your time. Enjoy and don't be rushed, take your time, it is well worth it!

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Milton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

On our way from Ontario to Texas we visited here to check out the miniature castle and collections. It was surprisingly peaceful and very beautiful. Some FANTASTIC specimens (weeping white pine, contorted European beech, white pine and stunning hollies) a nice little gift shop as well and an artisan bourbon distillery next-door :-)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Yew Dell is a very nice botanical garden with numerous plants and flowers available for viewing. The plants have identification tags in front of them so they can be readily identified. Their gift shop is very cute and is located in an old tobacco barn on the site. Yew Dell has many volunteer opportunities as well as workshops for helping... More 

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Crestwood, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Yew Dell Botanical Garden is a lovely oasis of green plants and trees in Crestwood, KY, about 18 miles from Louisville. The collection of rare and unusual trees, shrubs, and perennials is not to be missed. The Holly Allee provides a scenic walkway through the lawn area and is often used by bridal parties. There is always something flowering, three... More 

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Manhattan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Great place to hold an event such as a beautiful wedding and reception. Interesting gardens, buildings, and space to enjoy. The restored barn is an open and warm space.

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Additional Information about Yew Dell Botanical Gardens

Address: 6220 Old LaGrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Phone Number: 502-241-4788
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Crestwood
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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