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Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens

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441 St. George Street, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia B0S 1A0, Canada
+1 902-532-7018
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Lovely at any time of the year

One of many stops to this lovely garden that was started as a community effort. It just gets more... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ypmurg
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Gardens are great.

Almost sub-tropical in early August - amazing how well things are growing. Loved it and interesting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David C
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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 methods, designs and materials representing more than four hundred years of local history. Highlights include a Rose collection of more than 270 cultivars, an Acadian House representing pre-deportation 1671 time period, and much more…
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  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rose garden” (64 reviews)
“acadian house” (25 reviews)
“full bloom” (20 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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441 St. George Street, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia B0S 1A0, Canada
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+1 902-532-7018
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"great variety"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of many stops to this lovely garden that was started as a community effort. It just gets more beautiful as it matures. Still being enlarged; the gardening does not interfere with the serenity found here. Many different gardens from roses to food to formal...More

Thank ypmurg
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Almost sub-tropical in early August - amazing how well things are growing. Loved it and interesting historical 'dyke walk'.

Thank David C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful spot to spend a couple of hours in Annapolis Royal. The exhibits are gorgeous, particularly the Victorian garden and the rose gardens. The entire garden is really well maintained and they have nice art installations around the site. I would recommend wearing good shoes...More

Thank Megan B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoyed walking around seeing all the beauty, particularly the Victorian garden, and the pine forest. Everything is so beautiful and colorful! We didn't go on the dyke walk as it didn't interest us. The young girl working at the admission counter was extremely...More

Thank Wanda M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A superb collection of gardens, with a variety of styles and themes. Well-kept and intriguing. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank John K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three of us spent a hot half day in the cool historic gardens. It was wonderful. We walked the dyke, observed birds, flowers, insects, the various gardens such as the Victorian and the Governor’s kitchen garden, and thoroughly enjoyed a couple of hours walking. Pools...More

Thank 123Lin9
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Annapolis Royal has 491 residents, yet it can maintain this gorgeous gem of a garden. There are so many interesting touches—love the garden sculptures, the recreated Acadian Home as well as the beautifully maintained gardens. Even the vegetable garden was beautiful. Nice gift shop too.

Thank Torte_Sue
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited on a recent trip from Ontario in early July. The gardens are absolutely beautiful and well cared for. It is such a nice quiet, peaceful setting... if I lived in the area I could imagine spending hours reading and relaxing in there. A...More

Thank 590marlat
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have time and love flower you will love this place. Friendly staff and big roses collections.

Thank PierreJoan
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent an afternoon in these beautiful gardens and enjoyed it very much. They flowers were blooming and so pretty and also smelled so good. The walking paths were very easy to walk on and there were plenty of benches to sit on if wanted....More

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