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Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens

#1 of 24 things to do in Annapolis Royal Features Animals
441 St. George Street, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia B0S 1A0, Canada
+1 902-532-7018
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Wonderful walk

Not an inexpensive place to visit $28 for the two of us) but you can certainly see that a lot of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Moncton, Canada
A very pleasant morning

We spent a very pleasant Sunday morning wandering the Royal historic gardens in Annapolis... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Marlborough, United Kingdom
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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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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
441 St. George Street, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia B0S 1A0, Canada
+1 902-532-7018
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Reviewed yesterday

Not an inexpensive place to visit $28 for the two of us) but you can certainly see that a lot of work goes into maintenance. If you love winding pathways, a few bridges, some stairs and lots of varieties of greenery and flowers, then this...More

Thank Marrcham
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We spent a very pleasant Sunday morning wandering the Royal historic gardens in Annapolis Royal. Takes about an hour and half to wander the full site, more if you take the paths to the dykes. Interspersed with art is an interesting twist and we really...More

Thank Wandering-old-ladies
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great variety, colour and vibrancy - we really enjoyed our walk through its shady walkways. You can tell it's tended with loving care and great skill and experience.

Thank TomNorthYorkshire
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Good selection of healthy plants. It wasn't over manicured. Great historical and contemporary planting concepts. The salt marsh walk was a highlight, where we saw deer and birdlife. It has certainly provided inspiration for our garden at home. Good parking available and a very short...More

Thank Nano0k
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was raining the day we were there these are pretty gardens on 17 acres the way they lay it out is some to see

Thank Tedp1054
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must see while in Annapolis Royal. Not a large garden but well laid out and many plants in bloom during our visit. Unfortunately the large rose garden plants do not bloom until late June. A pleasant stroll through gardens takes out an hour.

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have wanted to go for awhile so today we did it. The gardens are nice but they were not spectacular. It cost $29 for the two of us to get in, we spent an hour exploring the grounds. The water feature was under repair,...More

Thank Michele K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were not expecting as many flowers since we went there early June, but there was a lot more than expected. It was a really nice walk along the pathway, and there were labels and/or explanations for all flowers. However, we felt it was a...More

Thank Julie-Anne P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would recommend going later in the summer, as most of the flowering plants and the rose labyrinth weren't yet in bloom, but it was a nice walk. The $14.95 per person fee was a bit outrageous, I thought.

Thank Jessie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved it, have taken back some good ideas to Australia. Would have loved to have been there in summer and seen the roses in bloom. Beautiful bumble bees in the rhododendrons an amazing sight. Also great ideas about vegie growing in winter.

Thank John S
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