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Longwood Gardens

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Address: Route 1, Kennett Square, PA 19348
Phone Number: 610-388-1000
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Description: The garden spreads out over 1,000 acres and includes 20 distinct gardens...
The garden spreads out over 1,000 acres and includes 20 distinct gardens in the conservatory alone.
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Beautiful even in the middle of winter

Beautiful gardens in the conservatory, we went in the winter so the gardens outside were in winter mode. Still lots to see and explore. The house and the tree houses were a neat... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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New Paltz, New York
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New Paltz, New York
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53 reviews 53 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Beautiful gardens in the conservatory, we went in the winter so the gardens outside were in winter mode. Still lots to see and explore. The house and the tree houses were a neat place to wonder through. I would highly recommend going in the summer when everything is planted, but if like us you can only visit in the winter... More 

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Leola Pa.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Being married 37+ years I tend to take life and my wife for granted at times. Well I decided to fix that at least on Valentine's Day. I decided to surprise my wife on Valentine's day with a date. After convincing my wife we were going on a surprise date we started driving towards Philadelphia . After a answering 1,000... More 

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Limerick, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Actually, Longwood is good to visit all year round. Christmas time brings the colored fountains to the tune of various Christmas melodies and the lights on all the trees is mesmerizing. The conservatory is warm and absolutely amazing with the different fauna and flowers. The outside grounds during the warmer months is filled with color as the various blooms explode!... More 

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New Egypt, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

I love long wood gardens. I got engaged there and intend to go back again as we are approaching our 5 year wedding anniversary. The gardens are breath taking!

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

If you are in the area of Wilmington, DE and love flowers, you definitely need to visit Longwood Gardens in PA. It is a beautifully landscaped area of gardens upon gardens. Take your walking shoes as it is a lot of walking but very worth it. When the roses are in bloom it is breathtaking. There is a water feature... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

If you are within 3 hours of Longwood Gardens, GO. Like nothing you've ever seen. Even in the winter, the conservatory is worth the trip. Conservatory/Botanical garden 2-3 times the size of National Botanical Gardens in DC is surrounded by hundreds of acres of gardens and fountains. Simply INCREDIBLE. The gift shop alone is like going to an exotic garden.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

One of the best experiences ever. Walking through the acres of greenery, accented with flowers with that someone special someone was amazing. Spring/Summer is best, as Longwood offers various fountain & firework shows to highlight the beauty of the grounds, as well as other events during the season. Although they do have special event year round, this is certainly my... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We visited Monday, Feb 23rd, and a couple other days over the winter. It was very cold and the grounds, other than the sidewalks, were covered in snow. There is no question, to me at least, that a visit is better when its not so cold, and things are growing outside. But on the positive side, it was a really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

It's fabulous in any season! Right now is the Orchid Extravaganza. The Terrace restaurant is "green@ and always has good choices. The mushroom soup is outstanding! And, I am very lucky to have been going there since I was six...moved back to this area ten years ago and have been volunteering for years now. I have visited gardens around the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Our family loved the variety of orchids that are displayed in Longwood Garden. Definitely worth a visit. We will plan another visit again.

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