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Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens

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Address: 441 St. George Street, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia B0S 1A0, Canada
Phone Number: 902 532 7018
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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ESCAPE from the hectic pace of everyday life with a visit to Annapolis...

ESCAPE from the hectic pace of everyday life with a visit to Annapolis Royal’s beautiful Historic Gardens!In a beautiful setting overlooking a tidal river valley, the 17 acre Historic Gardens is a premiere Nova Scotia attraction showcasing gardening methods, designs and materials representing more than four hundred years of local history. Highlights include a Rose collection of more than 270 cultivars, an Acadian House representing pre-deportation 1671 time period, and much more…

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Beautiful even on a rainy day in late summer

Gorgeous design, park-like setting, and a unique dike walk with signs explaining how the land was reclaimed. If you like gardens, this is definitely for you.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Morris County, NJ
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Morris County, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Gorgeous design, park-like setting, and a unique dike walk with signs explaining how the land was reclaimed. If you like gardens, this is definitely for you.

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Huntly, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

visiting from scotland an keen gardeners this was a must for us the weather was glorious so the gardens were looking absolutely beautiful - clearly lots of effort and hard work has gone in to making these a great attraction. plenty of colour and variety and a pleasure to walk round. only observation we thought the cost of entry was... More 

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A relatively new and quite large garden with different themes in different areas. Very fine rose garden. Well worth a visit and allow a good hour or so.

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Wallaceburg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

These gardens are nicely crisscrossed with paths, filled with beautiful flowers, shrubs and trees. But the map was hard to follow and you could easily miss something. Still worth seeing if you are a gardener.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was my first visit to the gardens and I wasn't sure what to expect. The gardens themselves are marvellous and well worth the time even like today in the middle of rain. The Acadian cottage and garden was a nice touch especially if you take the time to view the dykes they created so long ago. The rose garden... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very well worth a visit . Extremely well kept gardens with some lovely views over the open countryside .A serene oasis in which to spend an hour or so

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Digby, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Although all the flowers were not out in June, still was a great place to visit. 25.00 for 2 was a bit hefty for us, especially if we would like to revisit. That would be a factor not to return.

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Naperville, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Plan at least one hour to walk around the gardens and read all information signs. The garden is very well laid out and an easy walk. The specimens are taken care of well. Even visiting in late September, the gardens were lush and green.

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Dartmouth, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit ever on Sept 9, 2016, what a SURPRISE!. We hope this will become a must see place for us at least four times a year.

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Bloomington, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed the gardens, walked along the remanent dike originally constructed in 1630's and the roses were blooming spectacularly. A very enjoyable day

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