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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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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 gardens in this picturesque town

Located almost directly across from our B&B, this is a beautifully laid out botanical gardens. Fortunately we caught the rose garden still in bloom. Worth up to an hour. Right... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Located almost directly across from our B&B, this is a beautifully laid out botanical gardens. Fortunately we caught the rose garden still in bloom. Worth up to an hour. Right on NS 8.

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Guelph, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Absolutely stunning gardens. Very well taken care of. Much smaller than Halifax Public Garden but in a way, more interesting. Highly recommend a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens are spectacular in July. Practically everything is blooming. Not sure how many photos we took, but it is a photographers paradise. Admission is reasonable for the size of the gardens, which are immaculate. There is a great little Tea Shop in the garden which is not the easiest to find, but which is nice -... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely gardens of much history and distinction for the area. Recommend that one plans 2/3 hours to enjoy the ability to roam and chat with staff. Tickets: over $12.00 Hours: allows for daylight

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Perhaps it was the wrong time of year but we thought the price of entry was steep for not so outstanding gardens

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Coldbrook, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I highly recommend this park to garden lovers. It cost about $15.00 per adult if I remember correctly but you won't be disappointed. It is so breath-taking.

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Bedford, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were here for a wedding and I can understand why it's such a popular spot for them. All the flowers were in full bloom and offered lots of great places for taking memorable photos.

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Bangor, ME
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Finest and most complete rose display I have seen. Timing is everything. Beautiful collections of trees, perennials, shrubs, annuals, more. Well worth the travel to see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Where do I begin? There are informal gardens, gardens created by nature, and a knot garden and a Victorian Garden. Just gorgeous landscaping...roses and mazes were beautiful, water displays, a view of the dykes, forest walks, and a wonderful café. I just loved everything.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent the morning here with my painting gear, painting a landscape seen from the Acadian Cottage. While small, this is a fantastic garden: well tended, good variety (especially including the dyke walk), and cheap compared to other gardens I've visited like VanDusen in Vancouver. The cafe provided a good lunch, the rose garden was amazing, and overall this was... More 

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