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Good time with the family

The gardens and home are beautiful. My teenage boys and husband even enjoyed it. Bring good shoes... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lisa M
Abilene, Texas
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The gardens are absolutely beautiful! The home is also beautiful! The tour guide for the home was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Monroe, Georgia
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Enjoy 65 acres of year-round floral pageantry in a Southern estate garden with blooms and beauties every day of the year. It is our passion at Bellingrath Gardens and Home to preserve and enhance the 65-acre garden and grand estate home of Walter...more
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12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd, Theodore, AL 36582-8460
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The gardens and home are beautiful. My teenage boys and husband even enjoyed it. Bring good shoes and plan to spend 3+ hours exploring the estate. We only had 3 hours and it felt rushed.

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The gardens are absolutely beautiful! The home is also beautiful! The tour guide for the home was funny and very informative.

Thank Amoore349
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It cost my family of three around thirty dollars. I love flowers and enjoyed the gardens. They had a scavenger hunt for my ten year old son to complete which was great to help me keep him interested. Great history behind the place and staff...More

Thank MWoosley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bellingrath Gardens is a wonderful Location to enjoy the beauty of nature. Yes, the home is nice to tour and i believe all would find something interesting about the history and owners but I find the gardens the place to spend your time. There is...More

Thank martymonk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have lived here in Theodore, Alabama for 13 years, yet, we just went to tour the gardens of Bellingrath.

Thank Steve K
Reviewed June 6, 2018

Bellingrath is the home of one of the first ten individuals to purchase a Coca Cola bottling franchise, Walter Bellingrath for a total investment of $1500 (our guide told me it was actually $750, because he split the territory with his brother). It is $22/pp...More

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Sally E, Public Relations Manager at Bellingrath Gardens and Home, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2018

Hi. Thank you for your feedback. We have been trying to address the bayou outlook repair, but there have been delays with finding outside contractors to replace the pilings. As for the tour, our Horticultural Staff works hard every day to maintain the Gardens, but...More

Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

We loved the Christmas lights so much that we started buying the year pass. We usually go through the lights twice each season. We also take our kids to the trick or treat and the Easter egg hunt. This place is also great for pictures....More

Thank James L
Reviewed May 29, 2018

I took the whole family to visit this garden. It was so beautiful. At first the kids were disappointed that we traveled to see flowers; however, after touring the place they really enjoyed it. They had a little buggy for us to pull the kids...More

Thank Shugana W
Reviewed May 28, 2018

House and gardens open to the public. Great way to get out of the heat. Garden walk through rose gardens, around lakes and along river. We didn't visit inside of house, as we didn't feel we had time & we were right - plenty to...More

Thank relaaxed
Reviewed May 18, 2018

We visited Bellingrath towards the end of April. The hydrangeas were simply magnificent! We have never seen such vibrant colors, and the mass displays of the hydrangea were magnificent. We spent a couple of hours walking throughout the various gardens, visiting the Boehm porcelain exhibit...More

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Response from E M | Reviewed this property |
Usually not long at all maybe ten to fifteen autos at most!
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Response from E M | Reviewed this property |
By the way your out in nature. take the appropriate steps bug spray at times sun screen at others. And enjoy what this place has to offer