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Aldridge Gardens

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Hidden gem just outside Birmingham

Aldridge Botanical Gardens is a surprise in the midst of a modern suburban area of Birmingham. It... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hendersonville, North Carolina
So pretty!

The kids like the nature trail. It's pretty short, and has many interesting things to look at, no... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cecily C
Jasper, Alabama
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“peaceful walk”(3 reviews)
“party venue”(2 reviews)
“feed the fish”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Aldridge Botanical Gardens is a surprise in the midst of a modern suburban area of Birmingham. It is a tranquil oasis of superbly maintained walking trails that are primarily dirt and mulch -- very easy to walk on. There is a lake trail that is...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank RamblingRoses
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The kids like the nature trail. It's pretty short, and has many interesting things to look at, no matter the season. Great stop for family or a date

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Cecily C
Reviewed March 19, 2019

These gardens are wonderful. Wear good walking shoes. Trails everywhere. Party venue with a nice set up outdoors but covered. So thankful this family opened it up to us..

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank pjsmith4
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Always a peaceful place to walk and enjoy being outside. There wasn't a lot of foot traffic. Really enjoyed my time there

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Darlene A
Reviewed January 6, 2019

We visited on a warm December day when things weren't really in bloom, but it was still a nice walk. We visited the visitors bldg and picked up a scavenger hunt bag for our daughter to do during our walk. She really enjoyed doing it....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Re1977
Reviewed October 18, 2018

I think this would have been better if we went when things were in bloom we really caught the last little flashes of color. Its a nice area to walk around but its kind of blah without any color. I can image that its beautiful...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tinkerbsb
hotelier3250, Chief Executive Officer at Aldridge Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2018

Thank you for visiting beautiful Aldridge Gardens. In the Spring the thousands of Hydrangeas are in Bloom as well as other beautiful flowers. In the Fall the trees are usually beautiful but they are just starting to turn due to the cooler weather. I hope...More

Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Great place for a quiet walk in the city and just relax with nature. Also, events here are well done!

Date of experience: August 2018
hotelier3250, CEO at Aldridge Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post a wonderful experience at Aldridge Gardens. We greatly appreciate it.

Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

The Gardens are perfect for an easy nature stroll, picnic, special event, or meditation by the lake. It has a large collection of Japanese Maples which will soon be displaying vivid fall colors and there are camellias for all seasons, plus Aldridge’s signature collections of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank murrayhill52
Reviewed September 13, 2018

I was at the gardens recently and found it a nice place to take my great niece. Because she is just three, we stayed on the smoother paths and didn't go on the longer trails in the woods. The weather was lovely but not much...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jenny W
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

I love to go walk around this lake. Wonderful trail and gardens. Very peaceful place to enjoy in town.

Date of experience: August 2018
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October 27, 2016|
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Response from hotelier3250 | Property representative |
Members can walk dogs on a leash certain hours during the week. Please check our website for more information
June 3, 2016|
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Response from samsgram2012 | Reviewed this property |
Members only may fish Mon-Thurs 4:30-7 pm in spring & summer; 3:00-4:30 pm in the fall.