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Beautiful Gardens

An Explosively Colorful Selection of Richmond Gardens

With its four distinct seasons, the Richmond Region is a garden lover's paradise. You won't want to miss our Richmond gardens during springtime. Marvel at the million tulip blooms at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden or enjoy the annual Historic Garden Week -- when some of the area's most gorgeous homes and gardens are opened for public tours. See brilliant and colorful fall foliage on Monument Avenue. Or attend the Maymont Flower and Garden Show, held in February.

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The Valentine

  • 1015 E. Clay St., Richmond, VA 23219
  • Phone: (804) 649-0711
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Explore 400 years of Richmond Region history at the Valentine through its collections and exhibits. Take a guided tour of the 1812 John Wickham House, a fully-restored neoclassical masterpiece. Explore the Valentine Family's legacy and the Valentine's Meat…more »

John Marshall House

  • 818 E. Marshall St, Richmond, VA 23219
  • Phone: (804) 648-7998
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The John Marshall House was the Richmond home of "the Great Chief Justice" from 1790 to 1835. The longest serving Chief Justice to date, Marshall was known as definer of the Constitution and shaper of the modern United States Supreme Court. Listed on the…more »

Agecroft Hall

  • 4305 Sulgrave Road, Richmond, VA 23221
  • Phone: (804) 353-4241
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Agecroft Hall is a 15th-century Tudor-style home and was moved from England in 1925 and rebuilt on the banks of the James River. The grounds and gardens reflect the glorious style of England's Tudor and early Stuart periods. more »

Ashland Berry Farm

  • 12607 Old Ridge Road, Beaverdam, VA 23015
  • Phone: (804) 227-3601
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Ashland Berry farm is a family-owned working farm. Special October events include pick-your-own pumpkins and haunted hayrides. more »

Lavender Fields Farm

  • 11300 Winfrey Road, Glen Allen, VA 23059
  • Phone: (804) 262-7167
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Lavender Fields Herb Farm is open to the public March 1st through December 24th.The Farm grows and sells central Virginia’s largest range of USDA Certified Organic herb plants as well as a unique range of gourmet vegetable plants. Scheduled classes on many…more »

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

  • 1800 Lakeside Ave., Henrico, VA 23228
  • Phone: (804) 262-9887
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The garden's 40 acres include one of the largest and most diverse perennial gardens on the East Coast and the only classical, domed conservatory open to the public in the mid-Atlantic region. Hands-on educational workshops and group dining options are…more »


  • 2201 Shields Lake Drive, Richmond, VA 23220
  • Phone: (804) 358-7166
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Maymont was given to all of us by James Henry and Sallie Dooley who lived here from 1893 through 1925. They wanted Maymont to be preserved so that new generations could enjoy it as much as they did. It’s a special place where the man-made elegance of art and…more »

Virginia House

  • 4301 Sulgrave Road., Richmond, VA 23221
  • Phone: (804) 353-4251
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Virginia House is a 16th-century home that was transported in 1925 from England to Richmond’s Windsor Farms neighborhood where it was redesigned and built by Henry Grant Morse, complete with gardens by Charles Gillette. more »