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“Paradise on our doorstep” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Airlie Gardens

Airlie Gardens
Ranked #2 of 108 things to do in Wilmington
Certificate of Excellence
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Paradise on our doorstep”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2013

Decided to do something different, apart from spending all the time at the beach over the 4th July weekend. Really is a beautiful place. I took so many photo's. Felt like we were finding new places, as it's very quiet and clean. Really recommend. Butterfly house is a must see, great for children!

Visited July 2013
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Goldsboro, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“What a view - everywhere!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2013

One word sums it up - BEAUTIFUL!!! All seasons offer something spectacular!!! Don't miss out on this wonderful gem!!!!

Visited April 2013
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Mooresville, North Carolina, United States
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Photographer's paradise!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2013

There was beauty around every corner in Airlie Gardens. And we were pleasantly surprised at how many wonderful paths and points of interest there were. I could've stayed all day taking pictures. Beginning with the 400-year old live oak, we were in awe. The frog sculptures added humor. Fountains and other art beautiful and fun. Got great pics of turtles, swans, egrets, herons, osprey. Highlight of our Wilmington visit! Wonderful value for just eight bucks each.

Visited July 2013
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3 Thank Nancy L
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Danville
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55 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2013 via mobile

We made our first trip to these beautiful gardens. If I had to pick one word to describe them it would be serene. The pathways around them were beautifully manicured. There was just enough garden art to be pleasing to the eye. The views of the waterway bordering the gardens was spectacular. A must during a visit to Wilmington.

Visited July 2013
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Grimsby, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Very pleasant & tranquil”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2013

This was a lovely place to go and stroll around at your own place very peaceful ,there was a lady who gave us a lift in a cart and talked us though the gardens as we passed them,there is also a nature trail for you to take along with a lake for you to stroll around ,plenty of places to sit and take a rest and take in some of the peace

Visited June 2013
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