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Yew Dell Botanical Gardens

6220 Old Lagrange Rd, Crestwood, KY 40014-9550
+1 502-241-4788
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Fantastic place

The wife loved it and spent almost an hour in their gift shop. It's located right next to the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
diercks4
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Brookfield, Wisconsin
Small but beautiful in spring and summer.

It’s not a big Botanical garden but offers a lovely walk especially in the spring and summer when... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
jgbtravels
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Louisville, KY
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Louisville's 33-acre public botanical garden & horticulture research center offers magnificent garden displays & family friendly gardening activities for all levels. Stroll the spacious grounds that are home to stunning and varied gardens featuring an expansive plant collection of beautiful, rare & unusual specimens. Visit our stone castle and Yew Dell's award winning Bank Bark & Pavilion. Offering year-round activities from casual plant walks & guided tours to first-rate workshops and lectures. Yew Dell will inspire the gardener in everyone.
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6220 Old Lagrange Rd, Crestwood, KY 40014-9550
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Reviewed yesterday

The wife loved it and spent almost an hour in their gift shop. It's located right next to the Artisan's Distillery location.

Thank diercks4
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

It’s not a big Botanical garden but offers a lovely walk especially in the spring and summer when flowers are in bloom. There are some gorgeous old grindstones along the way that are both huge and beautiful. A good bet for locals is to buy...More

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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Yew Dell is the place to take young explorers who want to discover the outdoors. With hiking trails to a pond and bridges that cross over streams there is always an adventure awaiting around the bend. The grounds are fun to explore too. You’ll adore...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

I have visited many botanical gardens around the world and Yew Dell is small and quant. I'd say more if a glorified venue for weddings, but like plants is being cultivated into a very nice garden. Looks to offer horticulture programs for adults and kids,...More

Thank Justin W
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

These gardens are beautiful year-round. Every time we go there is something different in bloom, as well as beautiful trees and shrubs. Nice place to take a picnic lunch, and above average gift shop with a lovely selection of books and nature related items.

1  Thank Elizabeth T
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Nice garden and some interesting buildings. Lovely views from the terrace and plenty of land to explore if you're feeling energetic. Garden is dominated by the arboretum, but there are also some nice areas of other plants, and some lovely avenues. Favourite was the fairy...More

Thank baha_hala
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We happened across these gardens whilst visiting the whiskey distillery next door. What a find! They are beautifully set out and each plant well labelled. The education centre looks to be thriving. The staff were helpful and identified one of the few trees that was...More

1  Thank gary19191
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

Went to Yew Dell as part of a garden tour. We had a guide who detailed the history and identified some plants. The grounds are beautifully maintained and there is lots of diversity of plants. Interesting structures and art through the garden. Easy walking and...More

1  Thank lakegranny
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

The perfect outing on a beautiful, low humidity summer day in Kentucky. Admission fee is reasonable, staff are helpful in answering questions, and they have a great gift shop. Take a leisurely stroll and be sure to check out the castle. Most plants and trees...More

1  Thank Kygirl56
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Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We visited on a sunny spring day and were rewarded first with the sight of the castle, the workmanship of Theodore Klein, who with his wife Martha Lee, spent 50 years developing a family farm, successful commercial nursery and an extensive collection of plants and...More

2  Thank John B
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