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A jewel!

Beautiful gardens! Great place to go for a walk, to sit under a tree, to visit with friends and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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A treasure on the Mainline of Philadelphia

Chanticleer is a wonderful place to spend time in nature and enjoy its beauty and peacefulness... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2018
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Thirty acres of a 1913 estate fashioned into a series of formal gardens including a meadow, woodland with shrubs and a produce garden.
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786 Church Rd, Wayne, PA 19087-4713
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful gardens! Great place to go for a walk, to sit under a tree, to visit with friends and family. We go often during the different times of the year! Love this place!

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 3 December 2018

Chanticleer is a wonderful place to spend time in nature and enjoy its beauty and peacefulness. Whether on a paved pathway or in a field, every corner of Chanticleer is enjoyable. You can sit under a tree on a bench, view the koi ponds, visit...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

Great stop. A hidden gem, for sure, with an easy walk and beautiful gardens. It’s small and easy to spend just an hour and a half; or, all morning or afternoon. Easy to find contemplative, quiet spaces, as well.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KeithLampmanPerlman
Reviewed 6 November 2018

This visit was at the beginning of November, so I was not expecting much in terms of colourful foliage. To my great delight on the last day of opening, I lost myself for two hours wandering among garden paths, babbling brooks, and colourful coi in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Carol G
Reviewed 6 November 2018

If you have never been to Chanticleer, for a first timer you must go, every part of the aboritum is staged with a theme, bring a lunch and a bottle of wine and enjoy.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank chuckees1
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Went for the first time this year and back 3Xs since, two for special tours. Amazing gardens and well worth the trek from wherever you are!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paul M
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

It isn’t possible to feel stressed at Chanticleer. We go there to unwind and enjoy quiet walks in the gardens. Meander around the lovely house gardens, marveling at the sand spiral, having a glass of wine and some cheese under the trees. Stop and say...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 629Phila
Reviewed 25 October 2018

I often visit Chanticleer Gardens on Church Road in Wayne to enjoy seasonal changes, look across the sloping lawn down to the ponds, say hello to the fish that seem to expect to be fed by eager little hands, walk through the “space ship” that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Elisabeth B
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Beautiful, interesting gardens to stroll around! The gardens are ever changing so you always get new ideas & /or are introduced to new plantings.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 670alixm
Reviewed 15 October 2018

A small but visually dense garden with hundreds of fascinating details added by a variety of artists. Bring a picnic basket on Friday nights. Arrive by Uber or taxi as there is limited parking. Plan to peruse for less than 2 hours

Date of experience: June 2018
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Rhonda T
10 November 2018|
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Response from Eugenia Z | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you will be find in the wheelchair. There are benches But some are in grassy area.
Rhonda T
10 November 2018|
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
I imagine that a heavy duty wheelchair might work, but there are a lot of slopes and unpaved trails. There is also an entire area that is in stairs. You can access parts of the garden on a wheelchair, it's a big place so you... More
29 January 2018|
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Response from 629Phila | Reviewed this property |
No, unfortunately!