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Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens

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Beautiful gardens

We enjoyed our visit to the gardens immensely. Some botanical gardens are too perfect and this was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Charleston, SC
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A tranquil oasis amidst natures gifts

Went mid-September-- less traffic and fewer tourists. Everything still very beautiful even the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Gail L
Halifax NS
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ESCAPE from the hectic pace of everyday life with a visit to Annapolis Royal’s beautiful Historic Gardens!In a beautiful setting overlooking a tidal river valley, the 17 acre Historic Gardens is a premiere Nova Scotia attraction showcasing gardening...more
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441 St. George Street, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia B0S 1A0, Canada
+1 902-532-7018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to the gardens immensely. Some botanical gardens are too perfect and this was not one of those.it was lovely and very natural. Highly recommended.

Reviewed 4 days ago

Went mid-September-- less traffic and fewer tourists. Everything still very beautiful even the roses struggling to hold onto their once spectacular presentations. Informative re learning names of various trees/ flowers/ plants. Delightful way to spend time communing with nature.

Thank Gail L
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went through very quickly, so much to see. Everything is so well taken care of. Did not enjoy lunch at the snack place.... however, found a surprise exhibit at the room next to snack bar seen the Melanson Settlement replica.

Thank Kathleen D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at the Historic Gardens on our way to Digby. We only spent about 45 minutes here because we had a boat to catch but got to see most of what was there. Definitely worth a visit if you're in the area.

Thank PDoug
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a very hot day, but pleasant to walk around the gardens under the trees. We didn't get out onto the dyke (too hot) but the roses looked good and the sculptures were interesting.

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Historical Gardens are a fabulous attraction and come highly re,commended. We got there is time for a guided tour, that gave us a lot more information, and help round out the tour. Wevwould like to return in another season to see what is in...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a visit, especially if you love beautiful flowers and appreciate vegetable gardens. The walk out on the dikes is worth the visit in itself. Great gift shop that allowed me to purchase pre-birthday gifts for my very young grandchildren—stuffed birds and a puzzle.

Thank Swlogan29
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This site is a must see if you find yourself in Annapolis Royal and have an interest in gardening and or history or just want a lovely and interesting walk about for a couple of hours.

Thank John G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Historic Gardens are a must-see for garden lovers and for anyone who enjoys wandering in a peaceful, beautiful environment. Be sure to go through the gates at the back of the gardens and take a stroll along the salt marsh. This is a particularly...More

Thank Nancie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing gardens, particularly for such a small town. Friendly staff, and they have a great scavenger hunt for kids. We spent a very pleasant couple hours here during our visit to Annapolis Royal.

Thank robertbY9454NT
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You can walk dogs on the grounds with a leash