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Wing Haven Garden and Bird Sanctuary

260 Ridgewood Ave, Charlotte, NC 28209-1632
+1 704-331-0664
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Serene gardens in the city

We happened by Wing Haven and it was a perfect March day. Even though not all plants were... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kimberly W
via mobile
Freedom Park is a better walk

It is a small, lovely walk through a backyard of a suburban home in Myers Park. We were... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sal L
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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260 Ridgewood Ave, Charlotte, NC 28209-1632
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+1 704-331-0664
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We happened by Wing Haven and it was a perfect March day. Even though not all plants were flowering, there was beauty everywhere. The visit was also educational, but most of all a time-out from the hustle of the city. I would love to visit...More

Thank Kimberly W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a small, lovely walk through a backyard of a suburban home in Myers Park. We were disappointed that there were no flowers except a few rose bushes, even in beautiful weather at end of April. The water features are nothing spectacular and although...More

Thank Sal L
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Wonderful 2 hour meandering walk thru labyrinth of brick pathways lined with herb garden, rose garden , frog pond, and many water features. Tender history. Fascinating house to tour. Have gone back numerous times. Open limited schedule because manned by volunteers.

3  Thank Ann S
Reviewed 18 January 2017

this garden is tucked into a quiet neighborhood, entry is nominal, there are plant sales in spring. wonderful spot to get away from the world.

1  Thank Carla Z
Reviewed 24 December 2016

This place is a charming break from the city. The old beautiful trees and plants blend so beautifully with the fountains and animals. Its so well kept and a bargain to give into as well. Our friends got engaged here as well!

1  Thank catelynbf
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Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

I brought my toddler grandsons here and it has become a favorite spot! We have returned 3-4 times and the boys are enchanted each time. They do not want to leave. The children's area is very appealing and provides a great introduction to gardening skills....More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
events623, Public Relations Manager at Wing Haven Garden and Bird Sanctuary, responded to this review

Thank you. We think it is magical as well. Please also join us for the monthly StoryTime in the Garden programs (sign up online) and take the #tulippoplarchallenge (climbing into the giant tulip poplar through a tree hollow at the base) with your grandsons on...More

Reviewed 15 November 2016

A beautiful private garden created with lots of love over decades. This is the home of a couple who spent their whole lives caring for this property and birds were lovingly welcomed. You will be transformed as you wander the paths. A wonderful Charlotte treasure.More

3  Thank Myreview2016
events623, Public Relations Manager at Wing Haven Garden and Bird Sanctuary, responded to this review

Thank you! We are so glad you found us. Please share the "secret" garden with your family, house guests and friends during the holidays for a break from the busy rush. Wing Haven garden open hours are Wednesday through Saturday from 10 am - 5...More

Reviewed 22 October 2016

This site was not large but very special. You can visit the original house of the owner and see a nice video about their efforts to create a haven for birds. It is a lovely garden and you can also visit a second garden a...More

Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 21 October 2016

i have lived here in Charlotte, NC since 1993 and this is my first time visiting. I love gardens and nature and decided to join even before visiting. Last eve they had a beautiful event in the gardens showcasing artists, wine selections and beautiful jazz....More

1  Thank Japsmiles
events623, Public Relations Manager at Wing Haven Garden and Bird Sanctuary, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments and for your support of these unique historic gardens! Wing Haven is a lovely secret begging to be discovered and we are so happy you joined us for Arts in the Garden. See you in the gardens again soon...More

Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We quite enjoyed the stroll in Wings Haven. Well worth the visit and different from other attractions in Charlotte

Thank Myra R
events623, Public Relations Manager at Wing Haven Garden and Bird Sanctuary, responded to this review

Thank you! We agree that Wing Haven is a magical and unique place to visit.

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Linda S
Have been there and go to sales. We are taking visitors on Friday. They are all animal lovers so I can't wait to hear their responses!
16 September 2016|
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Response from events623 | Property representative |
Thank you Linda. I hope you enjoyed your visit - remember the gardens are now open year-round Wednesday through Saturday from 10 am - 5 pm. -- Wing Haven
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PJBBoston
What are the entrance fees?
4 April 2016|
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Response from events623 | Property representative |
Yes indeed, the cost for adult admission is $10, children 10 and under are free. Members who show Wing Haven card are also free. Our new year-round operating hours are W-Sat 10 am - 5 pm. Private tours as well as school... More
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txtravelgal
We are going to be there Sunday through Tuesday (March 29-31) Will you be open then?
15 March 2015|
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Response from events623 | Property representative |
Year-round open hours are Wednesday through Saturday 10 am - 5 pm, but you may call the office to arrange a private tour for a fee. Check the web site for other times and opportunities to visit the garden by registering for... More
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