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Airlie Gardens

300 Airlie Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403-3706
+1 910-798-7700
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So worth the visit. Airlie gardens has so many beautiful things to see The large trees with Spanish... read more

Reviewed yesterday
via mobile
A Local Gem

A lovely garden with several separate "rooms" that create envy in the visitor and inspiration for... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ashburn, Virginia
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300 Airlie Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403-3706
+1 910-798-7700
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So worth the visit. Airlie gardens has so many beautiful things to see The large trees with Spanish moss to the chapel made of bottles If your lucky like I was you would see wild birds like the osprey

Thank Jeanette48369
Reviewed 3 days ago

A lovely garden with several separate "rooms" that create envy in the visitor and inspiration for the artist. A great place to get outside, enjoy nature and relax - with a book, lunch, friends. A nice change from the beach, and easily accessible from all...More

Thank mccarthees
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We love gardens and this was a pleasant 90 minute walk. There is plenty of places to sit and they have a gift shop with some refreshments.

Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our family visited the gardens and thoroughly enjoyed our self-guided tour. The grounds are beautiful 🦋💚

Thank familyfrompa216
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a beautiful small garden that brings so much peace and history. Tucked away in Wilmington, it's inexpensive and a nice day spent with family and friends.

Thank wilma646
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the perfect place to spend a couple of hours hiding from the heat and admiring beautiful gardens.

Thank Lili B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We toured these gardens today and enjoyed it immensely. Tickets were reasonably priced and we were provided with a walking trail map and verbal instructions. We enjoyed all the gardens and history. We found the old cemetery particularly interesting and spent a little time there....More

2  Thank Toby H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful peaceful walk in in the gardens. Reasonable admission price and you could easily spend a couple of hours walking the grounds

Thank Christopher P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to do something we had not done before when visiting Kure Beach and Wilmington. Found this on the internet. Such a beautiful and peaceful park. The best part for me was the bottle house. Marvelous and quirky. Loved the butterfly house. Really, just...More

Thank Joan A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For those who enjoy the gardens of wealthy homes (like Biltmore), this is a lovely version without the hyped price. The Airlie mansion is long gone, but the gardens remain. A seasonal garden, a lake with gorgeous views, a camillia garden and a garden that...More

Thank Melissa H
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Michael W
Are visitors allowed to take photos? One review indicated that photos are not allowed.
26 May 2017|
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Response from JylCarter | Reviewed this property |
I took photos during their "enchanted Airlie" when we toured their Festival of Lights. Not sure if it's allowed during the day. I don't see why not. You can't take professional photos out there.
Are pets allowed to enter the gardens ?
20 April 2017|
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Response from AirlieGardens | Property representative |
No we do not allow pets.
Is January a good month to visit?
15 January 2017|
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Response from Rosemarie M | Reviewed this property |
This past winter was warm enough . A jacket may be appropriate .