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A Garden Paradise

Doesn't matter what month you visit, the gardens offer beauty and a sense of peace. The head... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Rome, Italy
Quick stop before Theatre 🎭

Spectacular little Gardens, wonderful use of herbs and vegetables within the landscape. Definitely... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Lorraine C
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  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“avon river”(11 reviews)
“quiet walk”(3 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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5 Huron St, Stratford, ON, Stratford, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Doesn't matter what month you visit, the gardens offer beauty and a sense of peace. The head gardener is often available and is so willing to speak with you about different flowers and plants.

Thank Cary1
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Spectacular little Gardens, wonderful use of herbs and vegetables within the landscape. Definitely going back for a longer visit. I would love to see the Gardens in full bloom.

Thank Lorraine C
Reviewed 6 days ago

On a pretty cool day these gardens are a delight. Flowers, pools, streams, paths. And, of course, named for the Bard. What could be better in Stratford, Ontario

Thank Murfee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed all the paths, and beautiful flowers. Not that big, but nice for a brief visit if you're already in the area.

Thank saswan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely quiet spot nestled between the main street and the Avon River. Well-tended gardens with a variety of colourful and interesting plants. Bring your camera!

Thank Scott_42195
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just off of the Main Street in Stratford a walk along the water beautiful scenery of flowers, bridges, and homes along the water front . Beautiful swans and ducks enjoyed by the children.

Thank elvis97
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots of colourful flower gardens. New varieties and colours to some popular flowers. Worth a stroll around when in town.

Thank browncondo2102
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The central focus of Stratford is the Avon River, which has been dammed to create Lake Victoria. The Lake is surrounded by weeping willows whose branches drop to the water's surface, and is occupied by many water fowl, including majestic swans. Just below the dam,...More

Thank RWP2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When you visit the small town of Stratford, you don't want to skip the visiting to the Shakespearean Gardens.

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Allow some time for this before or after seeing a show. Not sure how easy for people with walkers or wheelchairs.

Thank Ian G
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3 May 2017|
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Response from Rob F | Reviewed this property |
Many people have thrown a blanket on the ground there to enjoy a picnic lunch. you can also picnic along the lake by the theater. if you are looking for picnic tables and washroom facilities then I suggest Upper Queens Park... More