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Tower Hill Botanic Garden

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Address: 11 French Drive, PO Box 598, Boylston, MA
Phone Number: 508-869-6111
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Description: Tower Hill Botanic Garden is New England's year-round botanic garden, a...
Tower Hill Botanic Garden is New England's year-round botanic garden, a living museum of plants exquisite in every season. Several distinctive gardens arrange plants according to an overall Master Plan, that includes a Lawn Garden, Secret Garden, Systematic Garden, Cottage & Vegetable Garden, Wildlife Refuge Pond, Winter Garden, and more. Two conservatories--the Orangerie and the Limonaia--display non-hardy plants in winter, with blooming flowers in every season. Springtime brings more than a quarter million flowering bulbs, including a signature field of more than 25,000 daffodils.
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Tower Hill Botanical Garden Is A Great Day Trip Desitination

Spacious grounds, new buildings, and a one-mile trail through the woods around the perimeter of the property made for a very pleasant afternoon. Add to that beautiful scenery... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Spacious grounds, new buildings, and a one-mile trail through the woods around the perimeter of the property made for a very pleasant afternoon. Add to that beautiful scenery, and a delicious lunch as the café, and you have all the ingredients for a terrific day trip destination. A pleasant surprise that exceeded expectations. We're looking to go back during foliage... More 

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Brattleboro, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We went to the Botanical gardens for dinner and jazz! We were not disappointed! The view from the outside deck was amazing! The food was delicious and very flavorful! The service was excellent and the staff was very friendly! We walked the grounds and the gardens and exhibits are quite beautiful! Such a fantastic, romantic visit!

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Milford, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Really enjoyed the walking the grounds including the vegetable garden, the wildlife garden and secret garden.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This is a beautiful place to walk around and admire the best of Mother Nature. The garden has flowers, plants, shrubs, and trees of different colors, shapes, and sizes. Also a peaceful and relaxing walk through the woods that were filled with sounds of nature. Beautiful sunset overlooking Mount Wachusett and Wachusett Reservoir. On the day we visited, there was... More 

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Northborough, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Tower Hill is beautiful. It is located on top of a hill with beautiful views. They offer different programs thru out the year. The gift shop has many unique items. The path ways offer enjoyable walks that please young and old alike. Every time I go I see something new.

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Westborough, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

It was surprisingly beautiful and refreshing. The grounds are well kept and the variety of animals was amazing.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Not what I was expecting but had a nice visit (except for the volunteer at the gate who was pretty rude....in fairness every other volunteer encountered was terrific). Paths though the woods lead to a view of Mt Wachusett which was nice and imagine would be spectacular in the fall with the blazes of color. There were a number of... More 

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Windham, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

What a lovely place to visit.When we went(7) it was raining, but we still did the tour of the gardens.The map that we picked up was very helpful. As went did the gardens, and if we had a question ,the staff was always very helpful. One of our friends is going next week on the tour. We had lunch at... More 

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Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

This was an amazing place to go for the day, many things to see and do, make sure you get a map, very relaxing and would be an awesome date for a couple!

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Wakefield, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Paid our first visit on a gorgeous early July day. Astounded to find this treasure just two hours from home. Without a doubt we will return because it is apparent that there is something to enjoy in every season. Was impressed with the loving care that obviously goes into maintaining the gardens. Easy walking paths. Lovely gift shop and better-than-average... More 

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Address: 11 French Drive, PO Box 598, Boylston, MA
Phone Number: 508-869-6111
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boylston

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