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Address: 6248 County Rd 4, Tamworth, Ontario K0K 3G0, Canada
Phone Number: (613) 379-5898
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Wed 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Fri - Mon 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

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I spent an hour strolling through the grounds. They are ambitious in what they are doing here. Don't expect weed free beds or immaculate planting beds. I will definitely go... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Kingston
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Kingston, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We attended our good friends' wedding here and were just bewildered at how stunning and intricate the land was. Fantastic wedding, beautiful venue. Well done!

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1 Thank Azimmerman05
Enterprise, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

If you love gardens, gardening and architecture, you MUST visit! Your stroll will take you from small to large, exquisite gardens with statuary, ponds and other accents to enhance the views! There was even a hedge maze! Grab your camera and enjoy the scents, sights and sounds and try their goodies at their Tea Room!

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Thank cnjeves
Kingston, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

I had a friend visiting who is an avid gardener. We took the tour offered by the owner. The grounds are beautiful, lots to see even a lovely maze. You will need walking shoes for the tour. I was there for a few hours.

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Thank Kathy D
Kingston
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I spent an hour strolling through the grounds. They are ambitious in what they are doing here. Don't expect weed free beds or immaculate planting beds. I will definitely go back to see it in another season.

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Thank WASKingston
Pickering, Canada
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34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I first visited Spindletree Gardens about five years ago and was amazed at the extent of the gardens (20 acres), the design and unusual plant material. Age and ill health of the owner has taken its toll on this former paradise. The gardens are so overgrown with weeds that it is difficult to find the good plants. As a passionate... More 

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2 Thank Christine M
Montreal, Canada
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The atmosphere was nice on the old porch and the food was delicious, however unfortunately since the service was so slow we were not able to tour the gardens. I would still recommend this place for a nice leisure lunch, but suggest you book yourself a good 2 hours for lunch.

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1 Thank Farmgal80
Toronto, Canada
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Tom and Susan's home and property are a hidden gem. Tom provided a guided tour of the entire property that was both informative and really entertaining. The amount of work he's put into this property over the years is mind boggling, and so diverse. Ponds, rock gardens, rose gardens, an English garden, a cedar maze...even a croquet pavilion complete with... More 

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3 Thank Shelley555257
Kingston
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73 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

As other reviewers have noted, the gardens are varied and the work that has gone into them is tremendous. If you are a gardener, bring your camera and take notes during Tom's tour so that you can add something special to your garden that you admired in his. We stayed for high tea and were overwhelmed by the many delicious... More 

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1 Thank JKW333
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34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We attended a wedding at Spindle Tree Gardens the first week of June.Not many signs giving directions along the way and our GPS would not recognize it. Asked in town for directions and drove right past the little tent card reading "Spindle Tree Gardens" Really could use a large permanent sign. I was expecting colourful flower gardens but was wowed... More 

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1 Thank Rachelle L
Vancouver, B.C.
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56 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Travelled from Vancouver, B.C. to see this extraordinary garden that is a visual feast! The knowledge shared on tour is fantastic and you will be thrilled every step of the way. Children and adults alike will delight in the maze, and marvel at the curved greenhouse. The themes from Rose Garden to Herb Garden are endless.... After the tour, enjoy... More 

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