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Airlie Gardens

300 Airlie Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403-3706
+1 910-798-7700
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Really beautiful gardens

Visited with out of town guest and very happy we did. There is a fee to see most exhibits, but it... read more

Reviewed today
MBad1
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Southport, North Carolina
Springtime Must-See

If you want to experience quintessential southern garden beauty in all its springtime glory, look... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sandy B
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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LOCATION
300 Airlie Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403-3706
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+1 910-798-7700
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Reviewed today

Visited with out of town guest and very happy we did. There is a fee to see most exhibits, but it is worth it. There are options to walk around or ride a small trolley. That helped as some visitors might not be able to...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you want to experience quintessential southern garden beauty in all its springtime glory, look no further. Azaleas, tulips, live oaks, water views, it’s all there.

Thank Sandy B
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great nature walk with many interesting facts about the wildlife of the area. Loved the scenery from the trees to the water and the animals that inhabit both.

Thank jem41672
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Airlie Gardens could be one of the best in the world, but it's completely spoiled by the racket of machinery - leaf-blowers, lawn-mowers etc. Most of your time will be spent fleeing to the quieter areas, but the workers are zipping around everywhere on quads...More

2  Thank NervousNerd
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We toured this today. It is a beautiful walking tour. They do have a tram but you would miss a lot of the details if you stay on the tram. The bottle chapel is absolutely fascinating! It is hard to imagine the amount of time...More

Thank Carol T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice area a great place to relax tons of different habitats & good place to get pictures. Guy at front desk inside was very helpful in giving directions to downtown area.

Thank powerguy2002
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place to take the family for a day out in the sun and fresh air. It is absolutely beautiful!

Thank JRunyon
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is some history to learn here, especially around the railroads that the original owners ran, but mostly, this is just a beautiful environment to walk around (mostly on paved paths). It is along the river, and there are a couple large ponds, so you...More

1  Thank Dennis P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very enchanting to see the 400 year old oak trees and walk around the gardens and property. We were happy to get a nice little 1.5 hour casual walk in before departing town. Not a ton to see here but it was enjoyable and relaxing...More

Thank Matrixd5
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting Wilmington and we went to Airlie Gardens and it was beautiful! I highly recommend. Only takes about 25/30 minutes to walk the garden.

Thank CarterBlair0519
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brentajordan
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Response from ACBixby | Reviewed this property |
As part of Airlie’s mission to provide excellent customer service, we are pleased to offer our Accessibility Tram program. These 7-passenger trams were made possible for Airlie through funding from the Catherine Kennedy Home... More
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Maria C
5 April 2018|
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Response from emgrammy | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I believe they still do. It is a beautiful venue for a wedding. Best of Love to you.
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Duyen D
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Response from Lori Z | Reviewed this property |
You have to be granted permission for photo shoots. call and ask ahead of time.
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