Linmar Gardens

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    The enchanting Linmar Gardens is nestled on a hillside overlooking the historic town of Galena. The secluded and privately owned three and one-half acre garden sits atop natural outcroppings which have been enhanced with hand built terraces.

    Meander on a guided tour along paths through a collection of vibrant annual and perennial flowers, planted artistically around the inviting grounds. Water features include flowing brooks, ponds, and a twenty-foot waterfall cascading from a natural bluff.

    A replica of a small mine cut into the side of a limestone wall and a sunken garden built in the ruins of one of the first African-American churches in Illinois are among other unexpected delights. Two gazebos provide a place to reflect upon this unique and beautiful treasure.

    Due to challenging terrain sturdy walking shoes are recommended. Linmar Gardens is not handicap accessible.

    Adults: $10
    Children (Under 12): $4
    Attendee Capacity: 50 People
    Tour Length: 45 Minutes
    Reservations Required

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     504 S Prospect St
    United States
    Time: Tours are seasonal: Mon. - Sat. 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. and Sun. at 2 p.m. only.
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Place Category: Attractions, Family Friendly, Group Attractions, Historical Sites, Galena, Farms & Gardens, Tours, Agricultural Tours, Guided Tours, and Sightseeing ToursPlace Tags: Child-Friendly, Galena, Galena IL, Galena Tour, Group-Friendly, Jo Daviess County, Photo Op, and Seasonal