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Lovely even off-season

I went here after reading that the trail wasn't super long. And it's true. Lovely March day with a... read more

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sweetapplej
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Airlie gardens

Not a large walk but pleasant and beautiful with all the tulips and camellias. The bottle house was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Michelle S
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Reviewed yesterday

I went here after reading that the trail wasn't super long. And it's true. Lovely March day with a great breeze and a lovely walk along the trail. The butterflies weren't in residence yet, but the bottle chapel really is lovely, along with the surrounding...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank sweetapplej
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Not a large walk but pleasant and beautiful with all the tulips and camellias. The bottle house was worth the trip!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Really great. Cheap for residents five bucks. So many beautiful flowers. Paths. Walkways. Old graveyard attached to it. Love history..but in bad shape.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Explore09876
Reviewed 6 days ago

A visit in March will reward you with tons of heirloom daffodil bulbs, lovely mature camellias and tulip magnolias in bloom. It's a few weeks early for the azaleas but there is plenty of color throughout the garden. The weather was a balmy 65F with...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank greatadventures
Reviewed 1 week ago

Airlie Gardens has made it's way into my heart. I absolutely recommend visiting the gardens if you're ever near Wilmington, NC. We had the most wonderful experience here; walking around the gardens, taking in the sights and smells. It was such a romantic environment, and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank nadineoblad
Reviewed 1 week ago

Airlie Gardens sit on the banks of Bradley Creek. In March when I was there the camellias were blooming, tulips and daffodils. The azaleas were just about ready to bloom. You can stroll at your own pace through paths that lead to a pier on...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank kmk225
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited many times and each has had a surprise. Our last visit thrilled us with a sighting of a Bald Eagle and 15 Green Herons around the pond. Wonderful place to walk, enjoy nature and experience great birding without a lot of effort....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Elaine L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You are on your own to tour Airlie Gardens once you pay a $10 fee. I like being able to go where I please. All the plants have tags and there are plenty of information plaques describing all types of natural phenomena. A number of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank CPhilken
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place for gardeners and flower lovers! Tons of daffodils in bloom now in late February as well as many old large camels plants. Always fun!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 65_PB
Reviewed 13 February 2019

We love going here and having a picnic. Bring your blanket I don't remember seeing tables. They have amazing concerts in the Summer where you can picnic during the concert. The landscapes, pond and the Intercoastal Waterway (ICW) views are a must see. Christmas at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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antant33
19 November 2018|
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Response from Kathy K | Reviewed this property |
Tricia108 - Yes, there are special events planned. To get an update on all events, as they're scheduled, you can access Airlie Gardens' calendar, which is available online.
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Harry P
6 November 2018|
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Response from wayne t | Reviewed this property |
Airlie gardens reopened Nov, 1st storm cleanup completed. Have a great time.
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Josephus89
5 September 2018|
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Response from Kathy K | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is. It's not a "hilly" area and the walking paths are well-suited for strollers.
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