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Elizabethan Gardens

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Address: 1411 National Park Drive, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954
Phone Number: 252-473-3234
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Activities: Hiking
Description: A reproduction of a garden of the time of Elizabeth I located on Roanoke...
A reproduction of a garden of the time of Elizabeth I located on Roanoke Island.
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Serene gardens

Very beautiful but the serenity is something you don't experience everywhere. Take your time and enjoy. Nice gift shop, some items are reasonable. Grouped with the Lost Colony... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Dalton, Georgia
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Endicott, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

I visited here at end of April and was in awe with all the beautiful flowers and fragrances all around me. Nice, relaxing walk/outdoor experience. Alot of gorgeous photo ops too. The gift shop was one of the best, a little pricey, but real nice. Well worth my time :)

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Dalton, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Very beautiful but the serenity is something you don't experience everywhere. Take your time and enjoy. Nice gift shop, some items are reasonable. Grouped with the Lost Colony play it's a good evening.

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Huntington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Love going to the Elizabethan Gardens. A nice walk in shaded walk ways. Beautiful outdoor experience, with informational planet tags and historical placates. Nice open space for relaxing too.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I traveled with my boyfriend here and we were a bit caught off guard by the entry fee of $9 per person. Yes, this is a non-profit, but with the National Park Service only charging $4/person for the Wright Brothers Memorial and no student discounts, we expected better. The rose garden was under construction, the audio tour did not give... More 

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Vonore, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Admission is $9 per person, no senior rate and not part of national garden organization. The path is approximately a mile with a few paths off the main trail as well. There is a map available and you also can get an audio guide on your mobile phone, which I did. There are a number of hedges, a rose garden,... More 

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Cumming, Georgia, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We visited the gardens in April, before many of the flowers were in bloom. It was still exquisite. Beautifully laid out with hedges and statuary.. An ancient tree still standing from the 1600's. If it wasn't for the smell and sound of the ocean right beside the grounds, I would have thought I was in a garden in England. What... More 

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Greensboro
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Gardens were beautiful. Many different flowers, trees and vegetation to view plus the statues especially the one of Queen Elizabeth I. Nice relaxing stroll to enjoy the quiet and beauty of a London garden.

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

It was cool to find something like this. Nice gift shop. Alot of ground to cover and some nice tucked away water views. Map is easy to follow and there are some very interesting things to see, like a very old tree that may date back to colonist times, large green lawn. Not as much flowering as we hoped. Lots... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We have visited the Elizabethan Gardens on two different trips. It was laid out like Queen Elizabeth's royal garden in London. There are acres of plants, trees, rows of hedges and statuary. The Belk Company (store) donated a bronze statue of Queen Elizabeth that's most impressive. The oldest tree refers to an oldtimer that was standing in the 1600s when... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Been here numerous times. The staff is always kind and courteous. The gardens are maintained nicely. One suggestion I would make is to have every variety of plant labeled. I saw a beautiful plant with a lovely pink flower but have no clue what it was because there was no label.

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Additional Information about Elizabethan Gardens

Address: 1411 National Park Drive, Manteo, Roanoke Island, NC 27954
Phone Number: 252-473-3234
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Roanoke Island  >  Manteo
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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