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Edwards Gardens

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North York
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Address: Lawrence Ave. E. and Leslie St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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+1 416-392-8186

Garden enthusiasts will enjoy a stroll through this manicured landscape.

Garden enthusiasts will enjoy a stroll through this manicured landscape.

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Edwards Gardens - a free park

Edwards Gardens is such a hidden treasure, free and beautiful, with lovely attractive plants. It is an ideal place for gathings, leisure walks and most importantly, fresh air and... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2016
MeiLian L
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Edwards Gardens is such a hidden treasure, free and beautiful, with lovely attractive plants. It is an ideal place for gathings, leisure walks and most importantly, fresh air and a relaxing atmosphere. We are very lucky to have such a lovely place to visit in the middle of the city.

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

We try to come here at least once a year. Summer is great with all the flowers and that's what makes this place a favorite spot for wedding pictures. We also like the trails in the winter for snow shoeing. In either case you should make it out here to see what everyone is talking about. FYI if you want... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Went on a Summer Saturday and even though there were many wedding parties there, we found so many different cut-offs that it was easy to go off on our own. Lots of shade too. Many benches to rest on. Highly recommend a visit, even if you are not getting married there.

1 Thank kportgirl
Sarasota, Florida
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

The Edwards Gardens are a relatively quick train and bus ride from the downtown area and are well worth the trip. The gardens are just the right size for an afternoon of viewing the flora and fauna on display. We visited in mid-summer and were delighted to see many blooming plants, butterflies, and buzzing bees. The gardens are well laid... More 

2 Thank Mark H
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 12 July 2016

Don't go on the weekend when the place is over run with weddings and Torontonians. The gardens are nice, nothing compared to Butchart Gardens in Victoria, but nice nonetheless. A good place to head to for some down time.

Thank MB1769
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Reviewed 7 July 2016

Beautiful place, lush trees. Not many flowers like years ago but still a beautiful garden. Gets very busy on weekends.

Thank Ilovtrips
Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

The gardens were nicely laid out with many interesting plants. Great water features and a good walk.We went at the end of june so there was lots to see and smell.

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Bradford, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 30 June 2016

A great place to share with a friend or a loved one. We visited this garden in early spring ,it was breathtaking. It was my first visit .

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Clare, Illinois
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Reviewed 29 June 2016

Between the two gardens it is very nice. Like with any gardens, it depends on the time of year and end of June is pretty good. Nice gift shop and Aviary

2 Thank Clareinsguy
New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

its one of the most beautiful gardens I have seen . Has a wide variety of flora n fauna , water bodies ....good place to trek too.

1 Thank anandjin

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