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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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Magnificent views of Wachusett Reservoir and Gorgeous Gardens

This relatively unknown gem of central Mass is a great place to visit and see in any season!!!! In winter , the Christmas display of trees decorated in handmade natural... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Well, what's something positive I can say about Tower Hill? Hmmm ... let me see now. It didn't bucket cats and dogs while we we were there and we did get the seniors' discount at the entrance to the grounds. That's something. And there were some flowers in bloom, and trails to route march along. Of course, there was the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

This relatively unknown gem of central Mass is a great place to visit and see in any season!!!! In winter , the Christmas display of trees decorated in handmade natural ornaments. There is a row of tree, one prettier than the other. Then in spring and summer, the gardens come alive!!! There is a farmhouse with herbs and vegetables and... More 

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New Bedford,MA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Extensive area includes great formal gardens, an orchard, and several walking trails. Great views of Mt. Wachusett. Enjoyable visit.

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RI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Impeccable gardens, lots of walking trails, very beautiful and relaxing. Bring a picnic lunch and sit on the grass or at one of the tables or benches throughout the grounds.

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Stow, MA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

The Gardens are truly beautiful and it is a serene location. Lovely walks through the woods and formal gardens to stroll. Nice, helpful staff. We really love coming and try to come at different times of the year to see the changing flowers and foliage. BUT, DO NOT EAT HERE. The food is really poor (see Twigs restaurant reviews) despite... More 

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Today was the third time I've visited Tower Hill in a year. I live a little over an hour away in NH and it's definitely worth the drive. I first came early Spring of last year and have returned twice ... today in the late spring and last year in early Fall. This amazingly curated and manicured garden space has... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Bought a groupon to the tower hill garden and went with family. It is a nice long walk inside the gardens. There is sprawling acreage on the right and a well tended garden with different varieties of seasonal plants, flowers, vegetable garden, bonsai et al and a pond on the left. A flight of stairs leads to the shop from... More 

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Carlisle, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Tower Hill has both beautiful tended gardens - flowers, vegetables, botanical, but also a lovely mile+ walk through woods with carefully placed statues and natural sights. Be sure to bring mosquito repellant!! There is an excellent botanical library in the main building and, of course, a shop. Don't miss lunch at the Twigs restaurant. Excellent food using local ingredients. The... More 

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

As soon as I step out of the car here I feel relaxed, the grounds are prestine and unusual, the gardens are inspiring, they are family freindly and well worth the admission.

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Newton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We've been several times and keep coming back. This was our first spring visit and we were very pleased to see what was in bloom. Daffodils, tulips, flowering trees & bushes. It was too early for the kitchen garden, but when that is in full swing, it's amazing how much they get out of a little space. To see this... More 

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

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