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Bellingrath Gardens and Home

12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd, Theodore, AL 36582-8460
+1 800-247-8420
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A Day in Paradise

My husband and I have visited many gardens, but Bellingrath has been the best. We enjoyed spending... read more

Reviewed yesterday
LakGal411
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Granite Shoals, Texas
via mobile
Beautiful gardens

I had been to this garden about 25 years ago, & remembered it with fondness. So, when I had the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
linedancer6
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Ft L Lauderdale, Florida, USA
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Enjoy 65 acres of year-round floral pageantry in a Southern estate garden with blooms and beauties every day of the year. It is our passion at Bellingrath Gardens and Home to preserve and enhance the 65-acre garden and grand estate home of Walter and Bessie Bellingrath.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd, Theodore, AL 36582-8460
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+1 800-247-8420
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I have visited many gardens, but Bellingrath has been the best. We enjoyed spending the day there, learning the history of the Bellingrath family and their generosity. The home was also beautifully done. This has been a highlight of our vacation.

Thank LakGal411
Reviewed 5 days ago

I had been to this garden about 25 years ago, & remembered it with fondness. So, when I had the opportunity to visit again on our recent road trip, I took advantage. Unfortunately, due to some health issues, I was not able to walk around...More

Thank linedancer6
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this has an amazing history. don't get in a rush--take your time to walk the paths. Go down to the river, tour the home, walk through the bayou and around the lake. it's all beautiful. I could do without the porcelain collection but was a...More

Thank slas86
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was really excited to visit this place since I am a member of another botanical garden and very much enjoy them.. Unfortunately I was not even able to get in the front door, since I was left waiting on line for about 20 minutes...More

Thank LuvAvonNC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to take my friend to the gardens since she was visiting. Since it's off season we were told to buy tickets at the gift shop. There were two couples in the shop buying gifts. After waiting for about twenty minutes and not even being...More

1  Thank luv2travelobx
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful landmark house with an interesting history. The antiques and porcelain are outstanding. Mr. Bellingrath was an innovator in furnishing the house. The gardens are equally stunning.

Thank jblack12017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

PLEASE go to this place and truly enjoy its beauty. It looks deceptive as you could fly around it in 2-3 hours but.. don't. RELAX and take your time and really enjoy this place, it was clearly created with so much love and attention to...More

Thank 95kits
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place is well worth the half-hour drive from Mobile. The house is magnificent and contains beautiful period furnishings. Mrs Bellingrath was quite the shopper and she had exquisite taste which is reflected everywhere. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and informative. The gardens are...More

Thank Lisanne D
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I took my sister who was visiting. There was an awesome display of flowers and plants that I have never seen before. The colors of roses in the Rose Garden were plentiful and very beautiful. It is quite a walk through the...More

Thank macman0165
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Take an afternoon and stroll through the grounds of this Colonial home and sensational gardens, flora and fauna of dozens of types. Located just a few minutes outta Mobile. Visit the house also, many esquisite Southern antiques and paintings. Awesome light show over the Christmas...More

Thank Larry M
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By the way your out in nature. take the appropriate steps bug spray at times sun screen at others. And enjoy what this place has to offer
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No senior pricing or so we were told!
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