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Address: 786 Church Rd, Wayne, PA 19087-4713
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+1 610-687-4163
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Thirty acres of a 1913 estate fashioned into a series of formal gardens...

Thirty acres of a 1913 estate fashioned into a series of formal gardens including a meadow, woodland with shrubs and a produce garden.

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Most surprising amazing forested garden of delights

This is a real sleeper,even for those who live nearby and never visited it.It is sort of a "min-Longwood Gardens" with a large number of landscaped gardens,pools,glades,tree... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dean S
Rosemont, Pennsylvania
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Rosemont, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a real sleeper,even for those who live nearby and never visited it.It is sort of a "min-Longwood Gardens" with a large number of landscaped gardens,pools,glades,tree collections,fields and buildings.It is not huge,but very detailed and created mini-environments within a large estate.The collection of trees,plants,herbs,flowers is amazing for its size.A real delight you can return to again and again.Don't miss... More 

Thank Dean S
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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113 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easter is just a few days away and I decided to see whether Chanticleer is ready to welcome visitors that have been eager to put winter and the recent rainy days behind them. I am happy to report that Chanticleer is ready for spring. Many cherry trees are in full bloom and the magnolia near the greenhouse that tried so... More 

Thank Elisabeth B
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a nice spot for a Sunday stroll to escape from everyday duties. Love seeing everything in bloom. Interesting.

Thank Kathelleen P
Wayne, Pennsylvania
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72 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

This stunning property is a place to visit with your family, friends or all by yourself. Pick any season, and enjoy the perfectly landscaped spots all over the grounds. Ponds, streams, rolling slopes and places to sit abound.

Thank Kate C
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Go out of your way to visit this garden. It's a very special place which will leave you enchanted and renewed. Chanticleer is a mix of traditional and innovative and beautifully maintained. No expense was spared in the creation of this phenomenal experience. You will see many plants you recognize, but I guarantee that that no matter how experienced a... More 

1 Thank wcuro
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35 reviews
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Reviewed 22 January 2017

Chanticleer has a sense of imagination in all of its garden. A lovely afternoon adventure. I recommend it to anyone in the area.

Thank MelShust
Wayne, PA
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

Chanticleer warrants a season membership. The landscape continually changes and there is always something new to see. Love the unusual 'vistas' created along the mile or so path. Many hidden treasures. You can even picnic there!

Thank jrhagy4
West Chester Pa
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34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

If you love gardens this is place to go in spring and summer. The gardens are not only beautiful, they change every few weeks to warrant return trips.

Thank Bernie G
Radnor, Pennsylvania
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111 reviews
29 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 29 December 2016

Find a fine day, Pack a lunch and bring good friends (even if that means just a beloved book) and soak in the beauty of the place.

Thank beano206
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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73 reviews
22 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 8 December 2016

If you're planning a visit to the Main Line, you must visit Chanticleer and stroll through the various gardens, including a fenced-in vegetable garden that reminds me of Peter Rabbit.

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