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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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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 »

John Marshall House

  • 818 E. Marshall St, Richmond, VA 23219
  • Phone: (804) 648-7998
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This large two story brick house located in the heart of Richmond 's fashionable 19th century "Court End" district was home to John Marshall and his wife Polly, and their family from 1790 until his death in 1835. Marshall is best known as the "Great Chief…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 »

Maymont

  • 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 »

Valentine Richmond History Center

  • 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 Richmond History Center 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…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 »