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Bellingrath Gardens and Home

12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd, Theodore, AL 36582-8460
+1 800-247-8420
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Lovely water features

Beautiful grounds with a myriad of water features. I do wish the flowers and trees were labeled so... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2016
Tallahassee, Florida
Worth the trip any season!

I have visited here 3 times. The summer 2 and Christmas 1. This place was so gorgeous. It's hard to... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2016
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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: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd, Theodore, AL 36582-8460
+1 800-247-8420
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Reviewed 30 May 2016

Beautiful grounds with a myriad of water features. I do wish the flowers and trees were labeled so you'd know what you were looking at.

Thank TallyWriter
Reviewed 30 May 2016

I have visited here 3 times. The summer 2 and Christmas 1. This place was so gorgeous. It's hard to describe the beauty and the amount of different flowers here to see. It's a very peaceful walk. I have been alone and with a friend....More

Thank Pmjolly
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

Our trip to Alabama started with a suggestion from a travel book, but was otherwise rather uninformed. After a great deal of time on Google we chose this location, because our child enjoys being outside and there seemed to be a lot of that. Then...More

Thank Sara W
Reviewed 22 May 2016

My hubby and I love the outdoors, and I have wanted to visit Bellingrath Gardens for years. We finally made it there, and I am so glad we did! The gardens were beautiful, and the home tour was great too. The tour guide for the...More

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 19 May 2016

I had seen these gardens and how the family developed this fishing camp and it is even more impressive in person! So many special places. There are artesian wells all over the property and each was made into a feature from fountains to waterfalls. There...More

Thank LHoffman1978
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Easy walking. Great history of the home and property. Gorgeous landscaping. Visit in spring when flowers are in bloom.

Thank James N
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We were fortunate enough to be in Mobile visiting with friends of my husband. They have lived there for a few years so they took us to this wonderful gardens. Many of the flowers were in full bloom and it was quite are lazing afternoon...More

Thank 123lovetravel2013
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

This is a garden which could be visited several times a year. Today the rose garden in full bloom was the feature event had a quick lunch in cafe. Service was friendly. And the soup and sandwich was tasty

Thank Erma L
Reviewed 8 May 2016

What an experience! This wasn't our first visit to Bellingrath and will certainly not be our last. Trying to hit all the seasons for all the beauty.

Thank Bob55197
Reviewed 4 May 2016

We arrived at the time of opening. Everything was beautifully laid out with maps and signs. The workers were removing winter plants and replanting spring items.I was surprised to see vegetable plants and herbs growing along the pathways. I especially enjoyed the greenhouse florals. We...More

Thank Dee R
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Response from E M | Reviewed this property |
Usually not long at all maybe ten to fifteen autos at most!
Sandy S
25 June 2017|
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Response from Nicholas M | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. A quick phone call and you will have your answer.
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15 June 2017|
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Response from E M | Reviewed this property |
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