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Chanticleer

786 Church Street, Wayne, PA 19087
610-687-4163
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Ranked #1 of 4 attractions in Wayne
Type: Gardens
Traveler Description: Chanticleer is a world-class, sophisticated and beautiful garden.  If you are a garden lover or simply enjoy nature, don't miss this experience. The... more »
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Melbourne
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I enjoy visiting Chanticleer and have done so for many years. interesting to see the garden evolve and June was a particularly good time to visit with masses of blooms and the garden looking fresh and perky. my one disappointment was the lack of access for my 96 year old mother. they don't have any wheel chairs and even the... More

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Midland, Michigan
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103 reviews 103 reviews
37 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

we spent two hours touring these gardens. this was a lovely display of plants and greenery. the gardens are nicely designed. the paths are well marked. there is no gift shop. a couple of books and post cards are available where you pay to enter the gardens. we loved the tea cup garden. this garden would be best to tour... More

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Haiphong, Vietnam
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This gem in the lovely town of Wayne is a rather small garden compared to Longwood Garden. However the masterful arrangement of flowers and trees (plus a pool of gold fish) makes it the best I ever seen. My mom visits from oversea and she loves this garden. Highly recommended!

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High Point, North Carolina
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78 reviews 78 reviews
26 attraction reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

These gardens are full of extraordinary scenes! You can tell that the gardeners are true artists in how they created these vibrant spaces of color. Put your camera to use here and take many shots so you can enjoy each spendid part again and again! It's like walking in paradise!

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Durham, North Carolina
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89 reviews 89 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We visited Chanticleer Gardens on a Sunday morning. Very cool weather. Gorgeous flowers and foliage. A study in contrasts of texture and colors. The part that I liked best was the ruin . It was built on the foundation of one of the original houses to represent a house that had fallen into disrepair. The plantings in and around this... More

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New Jersey, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We went there in early June on a Friday evening for a family birthday party/picnic. The group's ages ranged from twelve to the mid eighties. It was a fairly long downhill walk to the picnic tables were were using. Since much of the garden is accessed by grass paths non of the seniors felt comfortable seeing the rest of the... More

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Connecticut
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60 reviews 60 reviews
13 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Loved this entire visit. We visited on a Friday, and were able to take a tour of the home on the property. (Tours are only offered on Friday and Saturday, at 11:00 am. Pre-register or get there early, if you want to do this.) Admission is a very reasonable $10.00 and $5.00 extra for the house tour. This reminds me... More

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Wayne, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Chanticleer is such a beautiful, amazing place. and great to go on a lovely Friday evening with a picnic basket.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We went on May 17, 2014 and most of the flowers were in bloom. The tulips were almost on their way out and the daffodils were gone. Everything else was fabulous! Wonderful paths, small waterfalls and flowers everywhere you looked! So glad I finally made it there, it was very enjoyable and not too big either like some gardens!

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

There is so much to like about this garden, very natural, not like Longwood Gardens which can be a little too manicured. Set on a rolling hillside with views across the garden, you can bring a bottle of wine on a Friday evening and sit and picnic, great end to a week.

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