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Glenhyrst Art Gallery and Gardens

20 Ava Rd, Brantford, Ontario N3T 5G9, Canada
+1 519-756-1500
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Historic Home - Outstanding Grounds - Art Gallery

What a gorgeous estate - beautiful, expansive grounds, bordered in part by a steep ravine with a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wayne B
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Brampton, Canada
Love twin valley!!

We started taking our 3 children to twin valley 30 years ago. We now go with our grandchildren. We... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
Josie L
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“high tea” (16 reviews)
“sandwiches” (8 reviews)
“tea house” (5 reviews)
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20 Ava Rd, Brantford, Ontario N3T 5G9, Canada
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+1 519-756-1500
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a gorgeous estate - beautiful, expansive grounds, bordered in part by a steep ravine with a flowing river below. The home has a rich history, originally being the residence of the prominent Cockshutt family, manufacturers of a leading brand of farm and transportation equipment....More

Thank Wayne B
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We started taking our 3 children to twin valley 30 years ago. We now go with our grandchildren. We buy seasons passes and go whenever we want. Extremely family oriented place. They r also very kind to the animals and are very well taken care...More

Thank Josie L
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Made a visit the week of Xmas to check out the lights with the family - What a wonderful set up, and the on site Santa was A+!

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Reviewed 7 February 2018

lovely grounds that are immaculately maintained. the whole setting is wonderful for a spring, summer or fall stroll so as to admire the beauty of it all.

Thank Darrell H
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Always something going on at Glenhyrst. We took our granddaughter to see the Christmas lights which is always a pleasant couple of hours.

Thank skybluekid1
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

For last two years we have been making it new habit or tradition to visit and take a stroll through the gardens and enjoy the Christmas display of lights that is put up through the holidays and warm up with a hot chocolate from the...More

Thank sseacreature
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GalleryRat, General Manager at Glenhyrst Art Gallery and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Thanks for coming to Glenhyrst and making us part of your tradition! Hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

The gardens are really nice in the spring and beginning of summer but aren't really kept up for fall. The lights are gorgeous in the winter!

Thank Jen J
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

I recently visited Glenhyrst and was really impressed with the fantastic job they have done with the light display throughout the grounds. I would recommend to everyone that has an opportunity to visit this most beautiful Christmas Festival of Lights!!

Thank 270carym
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Reviewed 11 December 2017

Can't wait to see again their annual Christmas Festival of Lights from Dec 1-Jan 1. Gorgeous presentation on beautiful property grounds. Free.

Thank Chateau_owner
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

Two of us went for low tea on a weekday in November and ended up having the place to ourselves. It's a small, elegantly decorated room in a heritage house (now a museum). Our hostess Linda was simply delightful. She skillfully blended serving us and...More

Thank kla1000000
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Amanda V
16 September 2017|
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Response from babcaib | Reviewed this property |
There is no fee to walk through the gardens and you can absolutely walk with a family. It's a beautiful spot for a family outing
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