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Hopelands Gardens

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Whiskey Road and Dupress Place, Aiken, SC 29802
+1 803-642-7631
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Christmas lights

We have gone to Hopeland Gardens a couple of times for their holiday light display. It's a nice... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2017
Richard B
Wonderful walking & great for photos

The gardens are primarily grassy areas, trees, large ponds and plantings such as azaleas. There are... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2017
Aiken, South Carolina
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Whiskey Road and Dupress Place, Aiken, SC 29802
+1 803-642-7631
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

We have gone to Hopeland Gardens a couple of times for their holiday light display. It's a nice places to take friends and family. The weather is usually mild and we loved walking through the gardens.

Thank Richard B
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

The gardens are primarily grassy areas, trees, large ponds and plantings such as azaleas. There are beautiful, picturesque oak trees which are lovely to photograph. This was an old estate that was left to the City of Aiken with the condition the house be removed...More

Thank patcal4
Reviewed September 20, 2017 via mobile

We took a tour here last weekend and the grounds are amazing. Unfortunately there seemed to be a spill of some kind and the entire visitor center and walking trail had a noxious odor that was almost sickening. The trees are beautiful and grounds meticulously...More

Thank LottoMomma
Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

Homelands is beautiful no matter what season you go. In the spring it is alive with flowers, birds and bee's. As you walk in on the stone path draped with by live oaks you feel aa if you are walking into your personal secret garden....More

Thank Kim D
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

Peaceful place to take a walk. We took a stroller for our 1 year old and she had a great nap. Wooded walkways that are out of the sun.

Thank josephjbeck
Reviewed September 6, 2017

If you want a relaxing, casual walk, visit Hopelands and Rye Patch. It's surprising such a relaxing walk can be so close.

Thank James S
Reviewed August 26, 2017

Very peaceful, beautiful trees, love the turtles. But lacks color. For being down south I was hoping to see a beautiful garden, flowers, coleus, maybe some lavender. But was disappointed, there is no color or scents to be found. So what is being maintained? Many...More

Thank jo514
Reviewed August 19, 2017

Nice outdoor walk. Sat and did a little bird watching. I like that they mark the foliage. Oh yeah, your fur babies are allowed as long as they are on a leash.

Thank Marycakes33467
Reviewed August 13, 2017

A great place for a stroll, and to enjoy nature. It is only a few minutes drive from downtown Aiken. At Christmas, it is a wonderland, with the Christmas lights and the music. Adults, and kids, will love it. Get the directions on where to...More

Thank Aikenfans
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Just tranquil beautiful grounds to walk or just sit and enjoy. Visit the race horse museum, watch the waterlife in the many ponds or just identify the magnificent trees or well tended flower beds. Aikens favourite horse statues may also surprise you as you wander...More

Thank haydnanneg
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michelle c
January 30, 2017|
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October 8, 2016|
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Response from armstrong_6969 | Reviewed this property |
Open from 10am to 7pm Dogs are allowed throughout the park; they must be leashed and under their owner's control at all times.
May 17, 2016|
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Response from MG29851 | Reviewed this property |
There is a sign at the entrance that says you must pay to take professional pictures. There is info there about how to schedule photo shoots.