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Brookgreen Gardens

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Address: 1931 Brookgreen Dr, U.S. Hwy 17, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576
Phone Number: 843-235-6000
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Activities: Picnicking
Description: A beautiful 9,170-acre green park located 16 miles south of Myrtle Beach.
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We visited the week of Jan 12th. We were delighted by the tour of the sculpture which is a dominant part of this beautiful garden. It is stunning in winter and I can hardly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
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Carnation, Washington
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Carnation, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We visited the week of Jan 12th. We were delighted by the tour of the sculpture which is a dominant part of this beautiful garden. It is stunning in winter and I can hardly imagine how glorious it is in spring and summer. Excellent tour guides spent much time with us. We also visited the zoo which is also a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

I had no idea of the expanse of these gardens. While the gardens were not blooming with flowers etc when we went in Dec, these gardens were still so beautiful. Very well maintained, still saw some winter flowers. The sculptures were some of the best I have seen. It is well worth the time and money. I would love to... More 

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We have been here a few times. It's a nice place to take our guests that come down from the north. We have been there summer and also for Christmas lighting event. Not so great for youngsters, but awesome for adults.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Even on a cloudy, grey day in mid-January, a visit to the gardens is breath of fresh air to experience the beauty of the gardens as it change with the seasons along with the wildlife in warmer temperatures. The Live Oaks remain green in winter and those standing majestically in Live Oak Allee are over 200 years old and heavily... More 

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Lansdale, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

There is so much to see. We started with a guided tour of some of the sculptures- it was informative and engaging. We ate at the Pavilion Restaurant on the grounds. The food was fresh, flavorful and nicely presented. The service was good. So many things to see and do here. The Children's garden was fun. Children of all ages... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We went on a coudy day and still enjoyed the sites. We plane to return when the gardens are in full bloom.

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Sherbrooke, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

employees very friendly with a lot of explanations. Nice bronzes, water fountain, trees plants etc. go early in the morning because it is very hot in the afternoon.

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Ridgeway, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Very enjoyable place if you enjoy walking in the outdoors and seeing some magnificent sculptures. January is a great time to visit as there are NO BUGS and NO SWEAT.

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Washington, D.C.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Brookgreen Gardens is one of the most beautiful gardens I've enjoyed anywhere in the world! Their holiday display of lights is absolutely stunning in a most tasteful, natural way. Hundreds of floating candles in the water features & thousands of beautifully arranged LED lights throughout the gardens attract thousands of visitors during the month of December. The evening is magical,... More 

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Surfside Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The night of a thousand candles is really something special to see. We got a chance to walk through the gardens on New Years Eve and what a beautiful display. Seeing the statues at night with the special lighting was a truly memorable experience. Well worth the time and money to see this beauty.

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