One of the United States' premier botanical gardens, Longwood Gardens spans over 436 hectares (1,077 acres) and is home to 11,000 different types of plants and trees. The Longwood conservatory hosts 20 indoor gardens, with one of the world’s most impressive greenhouse structures. The greenhouse spans 0.8 km (0.5 mi) and boasts an array of colorful plants from around the world. Outside, the chimes tower and waterfall and the Italian water garden make fantastic places to sit and relax. End your visit with a cup of coffee and a pastry at The Lodge, where you can enjoy superb views of Longwood. Put Longwood Gardens at the forefront of your travel plans using our Kennett Square online trip itinerary planner .
Longwood Gardens Reviews
Longwood Gardens is a wonderful, wonderful place full of trees, flowers, fountains, galleries. It is a national treasure that everyone should visit at least once. We are fortunate to live locally and ... more »
This is a beautiful experience during the holidays. All the plants are amazing and thew light displays take your breath away. So glad I was able to see this Christmas display! more »
A fantastic well-designed and we-executed garden! The glorious flower walk, huge enchanting conservatory, fabulous fountains, long walk way in the woods. There are exotic plants, flowers and fruits that kept giving gushing delights — I’m a flower lover and a long time gardener, I’ve visited many gardens, Longwood garden is still so much fun to visit and to learn: the color scheme of the flower in blooming at the same time; the amount of flowers that are layered and integrated with one another; the change of foliage and proportion; the repetition established with colors and textures. I was in awe the whole time, really appreciate the master designers and hardworking team who takes such a good care of the garden! This is truly food for soul!
If you are a gardener you will LOVE this place. We were blown away. Even if you just like to stroll through beautiful surroundings you will like it, but a gardener could spend hours here. The fountain show is a spectacular sight to see, so try to time your visit so you can see one. It's a big place, so be prepared to walk a lot. The paths are wide and paved, so very wheel chair accessible.
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