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Yew Dell Botanical Gardens

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Address: 6220 Old Lagrange Rd, Crestwood, KY 40014-9550
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+1 502-241-4788
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Tue - Sat 10:00 - 16:00

Louisville's 33-acre public botanical garden & horticulture research...

Louisville's 33-acre public botanical garden & horticulture research center offers magnificent garden displays & family friendly gardening activities for all levels. Stroll the spacious grounds that are home to stunning and varied gardens featuring an expansive plant collection of beautiful, rare & unusual specimens. Visit our stone castle and Yew Dell's award winning Bank Bark & Pavilion. Offering year-round activities from casual plant walks & guided tours to first-rate workshops and lectures. Yew Dell will inspire the gardener in everyone.

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Beautiful and peaceful local gem!

The botanical gardens are a wonderful local highlight and we love to go whenever we can. The are is peaceful and the fauna is well taken care of and beautiful. We love the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Christina G
Crestwood, Kentucky
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Crestwood, Kentucky
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54 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The botanical gardens are a wonderful local highlight and we love to go whenever we can. The are is peaceful and the fauna is well taken care of and beautiful. We love the Halloween event that they put on with local vendors. If you're in the area this is a must see!!

Thank Christina G
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9 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The grounds are great but not as big as one might expect. Still the path will occupy you for over an hour if you take your time. I Love that they have frequently a lot of family events like kids halloween thing and would give it 5* as a place for weddings and events. We did a groupon a few... More 

Thank Corey F
Louisville, Kentucky
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

No matter what time of year, I always enjoy a 20-30 minute stroll through the lovely grounds. Each season brings out new collections of color, texture and beauty in Yew Dell Garden. Bring a picnic lunch and take in the ever growing attractions from their new structures holding special displays to their arboretum of lovely "Old Ladies". I can highly... More 

Thank janicetharaldson
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Yew Dell gardens is the best kept secret in Crestwood. The grounds are well kept and the plants are well cultivated to high light each varieties natural beauty. It is so peaceful and rejuvenating to walk around. The grounds also have a charming miniature castle, which can be rented for special events

Thank Sarah N
Louisville, Kentucky
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133 reviews
30 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

I have lived jn this area for years and had no idea this place was here! We took a family visit for the Christmas setup, which was lovely but I really cannot wait to come back in the spring abd summer when the plants are all in bloom. I can certainly see why this place is an excellent wedding location.... More 

Thank tanyap924
Owensboro, Kentucky
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377 reviews
41 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Nicely done Halloween activity for kids. Lots of candy. Lots of family activities. Easy parking. Beautiful gardens.

Thank BudNLily
Louisville, Kentucky
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176 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This place is definitely a diamond in the rough, can't believe I never heard about it. The scenery is very beautiful and they have their own honey bees. Make sure you buy some honey at the gift shop. This is a great place to get some exercise and fresh air. I saw a lot of parents here with their little... More 

Thank Logan s
Louisville, Kentucky
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

This place is gorgeous!! Amazing Event Venue or just to go stroll. Everything is very well taken care of, every plant is labeled for the plant lovers, staff is amazing.

Thank craizy2016
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109 reviews
34 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I've been here a few times for fundraisers. The grounds are beautiful to walk around and enjoy all the different plants and there is an area to sit in and enjoy the spectacular views.

Thank Island100
Crestwood, Kentucky
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32 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Yew Dell Botanical Gardens is one of the best wedding venues in the Louisville, KY area. Brides can get ready in a real castle. Walk down the aisle of Holly's into the perfect court yard. Ladyfingers Catering does the best job for catering the weddings and corporate events. Definitely, worth checking out this beautiful venue!

Thank MIgirlinKYworld

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