Gardens

Gardens.focus.tv are little pieces of heaven designed to be visually spectacular or in the case of kitchen gardens, highly productive.  Taking a plot of land and cultivating it until you have an area of natural beauty is extremely rewarding and therapeutic.

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  • Enys Gardens Penryn
    Enys Gardens

    Visit Enys Gardens in Penryn, Cornwall, and enjoy tranquil and unspoilt meanders through our 30 acres of lush gardens filled with spectacular flowers, ponds and a variety of majestic trees. The peaceful and relaxing atmosphere found at Enys Gardens beckons visitors to take their time in strolling through our beautiful gardens and to enjoy the many interesting sights that abound. Enys House, located in Enys Gardens, is open to the public on weekends when art exhibitions and craft fairs take place. Many projects have been undertaken to restore Enys Gardens to its current glory, and after walking through the gardens visitors can relax at the cafe for delicious refreshments.

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  • Albemarle Inn Asheville
    Albemarle Inn

    Albemarle Inn in Asheville, North Carolina, welcomes you to their charming bed and breakfast located in a 1909 Greek mansion that has been lovingly restored to provide comfortable accommodation in any of their 11 luxuriously decorated guest rooms. Start your day with a scrumptious 3-course breakfast on our sun porch that looks out over our beautiful gardens, or in the dining room where a roaring fire keeps you warm in winter months. Albemarle Inn offers an excellent in-room spa service with a menu of various massages, and our bed and breakfast with its spacious veranda overlooking the gardens, is a perfect venue for romantic and intimate weddings.

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  • Longcross Hotel Restaurant and Gardens Port Isaac Bay
    Longcross Hotel Restaurant and Gardens

    The Longcross Hotel Restaurant and Gardens in Port Isaac, Cornwall, UK is set in 4 acres of spectacular gardens with breathtaking coastal views overlooking some 20 miles of the North Cornwall coast. Perched high above Port Quin it's the perfect secluded location for a relaxing break, and accommodation options include well appointed rooms and suites, a love shack honeymoon suite in the garden, and even a luxurious, self catering two bedroom garden lodge with own large private deck. The hotel restaurant offers a carefully prepared contemporary cuisine, and there's a licensed bar, and the Victorian gardens provide a spectacular backdrop and idyllic setting for your dream wedding, catering up to 100 guests on the terrace or under the glazed marquee with breathtaking sea views. The Longcross Hotel Restaurant and Gardens is perfectly based for exploring all that the area has to offer including golf breaks and local attractions.

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  • The Carolina Bed and Breakfast Asheville
    The Carolina Bed and Breakfast

    The Carolina Bed and Breakfast in Asheville, North Carolina, is located in a historic home built in 1901, and with its gracious style, warm welcome and comfortable atmosphere, guests immediately feel right at home. Our bed and breakfast has five elegantly furnished guest rooms with antiques, original artworks and many other amenities, and we also have a private cottage with a small kitchenette, whirlpool tub and fireplace. The Carolina Bed and Breakfast provides many personalized services to make your stay with us a memorable one, including scrumptious breakfasts, and our bed and breakfast is an ideal venue for small weddings with up to 20 guests.

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  • The Lion and the Rose Bed and Breakfast Asheville
    The Lion and the Rose Bed and Breakfast

    The Lion and the Rose Bed and Breakfast is located in a residence dating back to 1898, and with five luxurious guest rooms, magnificent works of art, antiques, romantic fireplaces, an impressive staircase and many more amenities, guests will experience the beauty and opulence of an era long gone. Surrounded by manicured lawns, beautiful gardens and a quiet location, The Lion and the Rose Bed and Breakfast exudes a warm welcome and a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Our bed and breakfast is ideal for group getaways, and we can accommodate up to 12 overnight guests. Our gourmet breakfasts are all you need to set you off on a day filled with outdoor activities and sightseeing tours.

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Arts & Entertainment

  • Mt Penang Gardens and Event Park Gosford
    Mt Penang Gardens and Event Park

    Mt Penang Gardens and Event Park in West Gosford, New South Wales, Australia offers a stunning Australian landscape over 8 beautiful hectares of cascading waterways and stunning summer aquatic gardens. Modern landscapes and native Australian flora produce fascinating seasonal displays, and the 12 different garden rooms offer up great ideas for you to solve problem areas in your own garden, complete with different microclimates. Guided tours are available and visitors and groups can delight in exploring the contemporary garden architecture and unique Australian native plants. Mt Penang Gardens and Event Park is available for commercial photography, wedding and portraiture photography and they require booking and a fee. The event park here is designed to host major outdoor events and festivals in a unique space for up to 25,000 people and is a great venue for a huge range of outdoor functions. The Waterfall Cafe located at Mt Penang Gardens offers stunning views over the gardens in a warm and friendly environment with gourmet meals of fresh seasonal produce, cake and coffee and they are fully licensed, book your table by the water today.

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  • Tondoon Botanic Gardens Gladstone
    Tondoon Botanic Gardens

    The Tondoon Botanic Gardens in Gladstone, Australia, set on 83 hectares of well maintained, landscaped grounds, is home to an interesting and wide variety of flora and fauna. The botanical gardens were opened in 1988 and over the years has created an ideal environment conducive to recreation, inspiration, relaxation and picnic areas with electric barbecues, tables, chairs and kiddies playground. Tondoon Botanic Gardens offers weekly guided tours that are interesting and informative, and after exploring the many beautiful fauna and flora, visitors can relax at The Gardens' cafe for welcome refreshments.

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  • Patterson Inn Denver
    Patterson Inn

    Patterson Inn in Denver, Colorado, is surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens and this National Landmark inn features 9 elegant and uniquely themed bedrooms with access to comfortable common areas. Perfect for romantic getaways or fun-filled weekends, Patterson Inn has a relaxing pub, a reading room, luxurious suites, and weather permitting, an opportunity to enjoy an al fresco picnic on our wrap-around portch or in the secluded courtyard. When hosting special events at Patterson Inn, you are assured of receiving excellent service and assistance. Start you day with a hearty, wholesome European breakfast buffet before heading off to explore the many attractions in the area.

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  • Chateau Julien Wine Estate Carmel Valley
    Chateau Julien Wine Estate

    Chateau Julien Wine Estate in Carmel Valley, California, was established in 1982, and today this 16-acre estate is home to an entire wine production process that includes the aging process of almost 2000 oak barrels of wine. Warmth and hospitality welcomes guests to the Chateau Julien Wine Estate where a magnificent fireplace, open beam ceilings and exquisite antiques create the perfect setting for a delightful wine tasting experience. Chateau Julien Wine Estate has several venues available for private events, and the unique settings, with majestic views, personalized service and exquisite gardens ensures all private events are memorable and enjoyable.

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  • Chesapeake Arboretum Chesapeake
    Chesapeake Arboretum

    Chesapeake Arboretum in Chesapeake, Virginia, is an attractive nature center set on 48 acres of ground that houses theme gardens, rose gardens, demonstration gardens and many other interesting plants and trees. Our nature center is open seven days a week, and entrance is free, however donations are always welcome. The gardens and trails at Chesapeake Arboretum are maintained by volunteers, and through our displays, research and education, we endeavour to create public environmental and horticultural awareness. Chesapeake Arboretum is a beautiful venue for weddings and events, and we have two event planners who will assist you in arranging a memorable and enjoyable event in our beautiful grounds.

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Sports & Leisure

  • The Bluewater Trail Mackay
    The Bluewater Trail

    The Bluewater Trail in Mackay, Queensland, Australia offers six key sites along the shared pathway, and visitors here can enjoy the Botanic Gardens, the Bluewater Lagoon swimming facility, an environmental walkway, a public open space, walk and park. It's all here for wonderful fitness and health, attractions, recreational activities and the mixed use integrated trail goes through the environment, green spaces and the city's beaches. The Bluewater Trail also has two public fishing platforms and work is continuing along the pathways, so come for a fabulous time and enjoy all that the trails have to offer.

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  • Rainbow Jungle Kalbarri
    Rainbow Jungle

    Rainbow Jungle in Kalbarri, Western Australia, is a privately owned aviary, filled with a large variety of spectacularly colourful parrots and other birds. Wander at your leisure through beautifully landscaped gardens along brick paved pathways that lead you past waterfalls and fountains and large free flight areas that are home to our magnificent parrots. Our aviary has a gift shop stocked with all things bird and parrot related, and our observation tower, with binocular stand, is perfect for whale watching, dolphin spotting and just enjoying the beautiful ocean. A visit to Rainbow Jungle, where wheelchair access is available to most areas, is a fun, relaxing and rewarding experience for the whole family.

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  • Pelican Shore Villas Kalbarri
    Pelican Shore Villas

    Pelican Shore Villas in Kalbarri, Western Australia, looks out over the azure and tranquil waters of the Indian Ocean, and is the perfect retreat for relaxed and enjoyable vacations with family and friends. All the 2 and 3 bedroomed self contained villas are privately owned and are efficiently managed by friendly hosts. Pelican Shore Villas offers many facilities that include swimming pool, shaded sun lounges, boat parking and washdown area, bbq area, and fishermen staying at our villas will appreciate the allocated fish cleaning area. After spectacular weddings in our coastal town, Pelican Shore Villas offers the perfect accommodation for wedding parties and guests.

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  • Rainforest Motel Mission Beach
    Rainforest Motel

    Rainforest Motel in Mission Beach, Queensland, has a spectacular tropical setting, where every walk to your elegant room is like taking a tranquil walk through a lush rainforest. Although our location is quiet and secluded, the main beach and many attractions are within easy walking distance. Our spacious en suite double and single units all have air conditioning, and many other amenities, and all rooms have a private patio that looks out over a gently running stream and swimming pool, and is the perfect spot for relaxing and unwinding after a fun, busy day enjoying the many outdoor outdoor activities and attractions

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  • Oaks Lure Nelson Bay
    Oaks Lure

    Oaks Lure in Nelson Bay, New South Wales, has an ideal, central location, and this family-friendly resort offers excellent and comfortable self-catering apartments for relaxing and enjoyable vacations. Our spacious one and two bedroom self catering apartments all feature fully equipped kitchens and large balconies with spectacular views. Oaks Lure also has smaller, modern studios with microwave and tea or coffee making facilities. After an exciting and fun filled day exploring the many attractions, guests can cool down in our lap pool before enjoying a delicious barbeque in our landscaped gardens.

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Health & Beauty

  • Gosby House Inn Pacific Grove
    Gosby House Inn

    Gosby House Inn in Pacific Grove, California, welcomes guests to their charming and cheerful yellow and white Victorian mansion where beautiful gardens, central patio and 22 elegantly decorated guestrooms await them. The popular Carriage House at Gosby Inn features two deluxe rooms complete with a spa tub for two, an attractive fireplace and a balcony. Each of the 22 guestrooms are individually and attractively decorated, and many of the rooms have comfortable sitting areas and fireplaces. Guests can enhance their stay at Gosby House Inn by spoiling themselves with a relaxing and luxurious massage, facial or aroma body wrap in the comfort of their guestroom.

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  • Tropical Hibiscus Caravan Park Mission Beach
    Tropical Hibiscus Caravan Park

    Tropical Hibiscus Caravan Park in Mission Beach, Queensland, is a pet friendly caravan park set in tropical landscaped gardens, and offers powered and unpowered sites that are perfect for caravans, camping and camper vans. Our ideal location is within walking distance of a pristine beach and many other attractions that will fill your days with fun activities. The amenities block at Tropical Hibiscus Caravan Park offers a fully equipped gym, swimming pool and wood fired pizza oven as well as a spacious recreation room. At the end of a funfilled day, you can meet up with fellow campers in the BBQ area for delicious meals as you swop stories of the many outdoor activities experienced in our tropical paradise.

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  • New Perry Hotel Perry
    New Perry Hotel

    New Perry Hotel in Perry, Georgia, was originally established in 1894, and although there have been many change of ownerships over the years, this establishment is now a family owned and operated hotel filled with elegance and historic charm. This beautiful and unique building is listed in the National Registery of Historical places. New Perry Hotel is handicapped accessible, pet friendly and offers a restaurant with delicious Southern meals served daily for lunch and dinner, a full-service bar, a fitness center, outdoor pool, and there is a private room available for weddings, meetings and other events.

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  • Rowton Hall Hotel and Spa Chester
    Rowton Hall Hotel and Spa

    Rowton Hall Hotel and Spa in Chester, United Kingdom, is a historic and majestic country house and spa that exudes genuine and warm hospitality in a relaxed and friendly environment. Every one of the 37 luxury rooms at Rowton Hall Hotel and Spa are different, yet all are thoughtfully equipped with imaginative touches. Our hotel and spa is the perfect venue for romantic weddings and this 18th century Georgian house, set on 8 acres of spectacular gardens, and with an on-site spa, the bridal party can enjoy a pampering pre-wedding spa experience. Rowton Hall Hotel and Spa is not just an ideal venue for weddings, we are also a perfect venue for meetings, team building activities and conferences.

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  • Andaman Lanta Resort Koh Lanta
     Andaman Lanta Resort

    Andaman Lanta Resort in Koh Lanta, Thailand, nestles serenely in a exotic garden surrounded by tall coconut palms, and is steps away from the Klong Dao Beach where you will be mesmerised by the turquoise waters of the Andaman Sea. Guests to our resort have an excellent choice of accommodation, and all have private balconies with amazing views. Andaman Lanta Resort has much to offer its guests including a restaurant serving delicious Thai and European cuisine. Our coffee shop is ideal for relaxing as you plan a full day's activities, which could include a car or motorbike rental from us. And after a fun filled day out, our coffee shop will welcome you with a delicious cup of coffee, as you plan your evening's entertainment.

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Restaurants; Food & Drink

  • Enys Gardens Penryn
    Enys Gardens

    Visit Enys Gardens in Penryn, Cornwall, and enjoy tranquil and unspoilt meanders through our 30 acres of lush gardens filled with spectacular flowers, ponds and a variety of majestic trees. The peaceful and relaxing atmosphere found at Enys Gardens beckons visitors to take their time in strolling through our beautiful gardens and to enjoy the many interesting sights that abound. Enys House, located in Enys Gardens, is open to the public on weekends when art exhibitions and craft fairs take place. Many projects have been undertaken to restore Enys Gardens to its current glory, and after walking through the gardens visitors can relax at the cafe for delicious refreshments.

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  • The Lion and the Rose Bed and Breakfast Asheville
    The Lion and the Rose Bed and Breakfast

    The Lion and the Rose Bed and Breakfast is located in a residence dating back to 1898, and with five luxurious guest rooms, magnificent works of art, antiques, romantic fireplaces, an impressive staircase and many more amenities, guests will experience the beauty and opulence of an era long gone. Surrounded by manicured lawns, beautiful gardens and a quiet location, The Lion and the Rose Bed and Breakfast exudes a warm welcome and a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Our bed and breakfast is ideal for group getaways, and we can accommodate up to 12 overnight guests. Our gourmet breakfasts are all you need to set you off on a day filled with outdoor activities and sightseeing tours.

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  • Distillery Botanica Gosford
    Distillery Botanica

    Distillery Botanica located in Erina, a suburb of Gosford, New South Wales, Australia offers boutique handmade spirits, liqueurs and alcohol hand distilled to perfection. Located in acres of picturesque, landscaped gardens, all herbs and fruits grown and hand picked here lend the spirits their distinctive light and floral character, and products are fragrant and aromatic. The distillery uses a rare Carter Head style still, passing the alcoholic vapours through wire baskets full of fresh botanicals, and they capture their essences as purely as possible. Distillery Botanica captures the essence of nature in a bottle, and products include award winning Moores Vintage Dry Gin, Absinthe Reverie, Skillion Blue Vodka, chocolate liqueurs and various fruit liqueurs, they are all must try and heaven in a bottle available for sale, order today.

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  • Milntown House and Restaurant Ramsey
    Milntown House and Restaurant

    Milntown House and Restaurant in Ramsey, Isle of Man, nestles on 15 acres of spectacular gardens and woodland, and this elegant estate, owned by the Milntown Trust, is managed by an estate manager, a team of gardeners and an enthusiastic team of volunteers. Visitors are welcome to wander through our gardens filled with beautiful magnolias, camellias, rhododendrons and many other species, before heading to our restaurant for welcome refreshments. Milntown House and Restaurant is the perfect venue for marquee functions such as weddings, corporate events and many others, and we can cater for 200 seated guests or 300 guests for a cocktail style event.

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  • Seven Gables Inn Pacific Grove
    Seven Gables Inn

    At Seven Gables Inn in Pacific Gables, California, its all about spectacular ocean views, fragrant gardens, amazing sunsets, spouting whales, frolicking sea otters, oceanfront dining and of course, comfortable, luxurious accommodations. Seven Gables Inn provides a romantic escape from daily lives, and guests can look forward to personal service, elegant rooms, complimentary full breakfasts, cheese and wine in the afternoons, and many more excellent facilities that will contribute to a memorable and relaxing stay. Our aim is that guests leave Seven Gables Inn feeling relaxed, refreshed and renewed, as they plan and anticipate a speedy return visit to our romantic inn.

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Community

  • Community Gardening COLUMBUS
    Community Gardening

    Community Gardening, Franklin Park Conservatory, Columbus, Ohio, United States, today, an estimated 18,000 community gardens operate in both rural and urban areas nationwide. While many grow for their families and neighbors, many gardens also donate to local food pantries and homeless shelters.

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Education & Jobs

  • Preston Park Museum and Grounds Stockton-on-Tees

    Stockton on Tees can boast the magnificent Preston Park Museum and Grounds among its historical architecture. A beautiful Victorian manor built in 1882 which houses a ballroom and is complete with a splendid landscaped garden stretching for miles. Now a fascinating museum it houses an amazing array of historic weapons and military wear. Victorian toys and costumes are also a major feature and for the creative there are extensive courses in ancient trades and crafts. Ever wanted to be a genuine blacksmith, make stained glass, sew magnificent quilt or learn to make woodcarvings, good, visit Stockton on tees and head for the Preston Park Museum and Grounds.

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  • Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Centre Nassau
    Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Centre

    Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Centre in Nassau, Bahamas, is a perfect destination for fun family outings, and throughout the year thousands of visitors flock to our zoo to enjoy the tranquility of our gardens and encounters with our many animals. We are dedicated to providing a sanctuary and survival centre for the many plants and animals whose natural habitats are being taken over, in the hope that through our conservation programs many endangered species will survive. Feeding time at Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Centre allows visitors to experience feeding the lories with apple from their hands. With four acres of lush tropical gardens that are home to an interesting variety of animals, Ardastra Gardens, Zoo and Conservation Centre provides an environment that encourages breeding of animals in a setting that is as natural as possible.

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  • Winterbourne House and Garden Edgbaston
    Winterbourne House and Garden

    Winterbourne House and Garden in Edgbaston, Birmingham is a Grade II listed botanical garden, located on seven acres of year round colorful splendour. There are a myriad of plants on display which have been gathered from places like China, North and South America as well as the alpine areas of the world. Winterbourne House and Garden has a programme of public garden events that take place throughout the year, such as special interest tours, local heritage days and music concerts. The house and garden was bequeathed to the University of Birmingham in 1944, and to this day is still used by students, as well as being open to the public for their enjoyment. Why not bring the whole family for an interesting, fun day's outing, and enjoy the sandstone rock garden, exquisite color-themed borders and an unusual nut walk.

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  • Silwood School of Cookery Rondebosch
    Silwood School of Cookery

    Silwood School of Cookery in Rondebosch, Cape Town, is considered to be the oldest cookery school in South Africa, and is proud of the achievements attained by students participating in their cooking classes. Silwood School of Cookery is a small family run business which was started in 1964, and continues to produce award winning chefs. Whether you are a professional chef or home cook, Silwood School of Cookery has an exciting course just for you. The kitchens where cooking classes are conducted are surrounded by spacious organic gardens, and between lessons students have a tranquil garden area to relax in.

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  • Maitland Farm Preschool Vero Beach
    Maitland Farm Preschool

    At Maitland Farm Preschool, Vero Beach, Florida, United States, we have an open door policy and parents are welcomed into the classroom as volunteers and in numerous other capacities in which they can be involved in their child?s education. The Friends of Maitland Farm, a volunteer parent organization, helps with fund raising and with educational programs and events for families.

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Home & Family

  • Albemarle Inn Asheville
    Albemarle Inn

    Albemarle Inn in Asheville, North Carolina, welcomes you to their charming bed and breakfast located in a 1909 Greek mansion that has been lovingly restored to provide comfortable accommodation in any of their 11 luxuriously decorated guest rooms. Start your day with a scrumptious 3-course breakfast on our sun porch that looks out over our beautiful gardens, or in the dining room where a roaring fire keeps you warm in winter months. Albemarle Inn offers an excellent in-room spa service with a menu of various massages, and our bed and breakfast with its spacious veranda overlooking the gardens, is a perfect venue for romantic and intimate weddings.

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  • The Carolina Bed and Breakfast Asheville
    The Carolina Bed and Breakfast

    The Carolina Bed and Breakfast in Asheville, North Carolina, is located in a historic home built in 1901, and with its gracious style, warm welcome and comfortable atmosphere, guests immediately feel right at home. Our bed and breakfast has five elegantly furnished guest rooms with antiques, original artworks and many other amenities, and we also have a private cottage with a small kitchenette, whirlpool tub and fireplace. The Carolina Bed and Breakfast provides many personalized services to make your stay with us a memorable one, including scrumptious breakfasts, and our bed and breakfast is an ideal venue for small weddings with up to 20 guests.

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  • North Lodge on Oakland Bed and Breakfast Asheville
    North Lodge on Oakland Bed and Breakfast

    North Lodge on Oakland Bed and Breakfast in Asheville, North Carolina, offers guests a luxurious stay in their elegant bed and breakfast surrounded by tranquil gardens, and featuring beautifully appointed guest rooms, with private bathrooms and many excellent facilities to enhance your stay with us. Start your day off with a scrumptious and hearty breakfast, before heading off for a day filled with fun, laughter and plenty of sightseeing, and on your return guests are welcome to relax and unwind on the stone porch or living room with a glass of wine, and swop activities of the day with other guests. North Lodge on Oakland Bed and Breakfast is the perfect destination for romantic getaways and small weddings.

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  • Milntown House and Restaurant Ramsey
    Milntown House and Restaurant

    Milntown House and Restaurant in Ramsey, Isle of Man, nestles on 15 acres of spectacular gardens and woodland, and this elegant estate, owned by the Milntown Trust, is managed by an estate manager, a team of gardeners and an enthusiastic team of volunteers. Visitors are welcome to wander through our gardens filled with beautiful magnolias, camellias, rhododendrons and many other species, before heading to our restaurant for welcome refreshments. Milntown House and Restaurant is the perfect venue for marquee functions such as weddings, corporate events and many others, and we can cater for 200 seated guests or 300 guests for a cocktail style event.

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  • Glenbrooke at Palm Bay Palm Bay
    Glenbrooke at Palm Bay

    At Glenbrooke at Palm Bay in Palm Bay, Florida, seniors can look forward to a carefree, fun, relaxed and independent lifestyle without the demands of home ownership. We also offer an excellent assisted living service. With our assisted living services, specific needs are met on a personal basis. With the many onsite events and activities available at Glenbrooke at Palm Bay, seniors can live life to the fullest. Join a walking group and meander through our beautifully landscapped gardens, learn to play bridge, join an art class, use the fitness center, socialize with other seniors, the resident programming director at Glenbrooke at Palm Bay will ensure there is something to suit everyone.

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Business Services & Finance

  • Gosford Golf and Functions Centre Gosford
    Gosford Golf and Functions Centre

    Gosford Golf and Functions Centre in Gosford, New South Wales, Australia is the premiere wedding venue on the Central Coast offering you the perfect setting for your special day and a dream wedding. They have a purpose built wedding gazebo and water feature, a wedding garden with spectacular views over the golf course, and award winning gardens or the golf course for photographs, here you celebrate in style in the tastefully decorated room. At Gosford Golf and Function Centre you truly experience the difference and wedding planners assist with every aspect of your wedding from the DJ's to the florists, photographer, live entertainment, hair and make up and so much more, they will arrange it all, and set menu packages or individual catering is available, it's simply the best and only choice of venue for your special day, come experience the difference.

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  • Preston Park Museum and Grounds Stockton-on-Tees

    Stockton on Tees can boast the magnificent Preston Park Museum and Grounds among its historical architecture. A beautiful Victorian manor built in 1882 which houses a ballroom and is complete with a splendid landscaped garden stretching for miles. Now a fascinating museum it houses an amazing array of historic weapons and military wear. Victorian toys and costumes are also a major feature and for the creative there are extensive courses in ancient trades and crafts. Ever wanted to be a genuine blacksmith, make stained glass, sew magnificent quilt or learn to make woodcarvings, good, visit Stockton on tees and head for the Preston Park Museum and Grounds.

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  • Burton Agnes Hall Stockton-on-Tees
    Burton Agnes Hall

    Burton Agnes Hall in Stockton on Tees, England, is a historical family home with absolutely magnificent Tudor architecture. Kept within the family and handed down over generations the house has incredible charm constructed with love and passion in 1173. Besides the relatively untouched and ancient building there is a breathtaking woodland walk, beautiful flowering garden and a fantastic art collection. With children well catered for and a very unique range of gift and craft shops. To add to the mystic and beauty Burton Agnes Hall in Stockton on Tees, England, has its own resident ghost with a long history.

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  • Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens Savannah
    Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens

    Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens in Savannah, Georgia, is located on the Historic Bamboo Farm and consists of 51 acres of ornamental gardens, lakes, plants, historic buildings and a modern berry field where visitors can pick their own berries. The Cottage Garden was planted in the 1990's, and with its attractive white gazebo, is a popular venue for wedding ceremonies and many other social events. The various shrubs and herbaceous perennials have created an intimate setting that lends itself perfectly for romantic weddings. Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens has many picnic tables where visitors can relax and enjoy snack breaks or lunch outings surrounded by our beautiful botanical gardens.

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  • Tradewinds Montserrat
    Tradewinds

    Tradewinds in Montserrat, West Indies, is a real estate company that specializes in sale of properties as well as the renting of charming and clean vacation homes. Tradewinds has an excellent selection of vacation homes available that are perfect for relaxed and comfortable vacations on our tropical island. Sea Dragon is the perfect vacation home for families and consists of three bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen and an excellent outdoor living area. Connemara is a beautiful vacation home suitable for up to 8 guests, has a covered patio for relaxed outdoor living. Tradewinds has many more exciting vacation homes available, and our friendly staff look forward to hearing from you.

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Travel & Tourism

  • Mt Penang Gardens and Event Park Gosford
    Mt Penang Gardens and Event Park

    Mt Penang Gardens and Event Park in West Gosford, New South Wales, Australia offers a stunning Australian landscape over 8 beautiful hectares of cascading waterways and stunning summer aquatic gardens. Modern landscapes and native Australian flora produce fascinating seasonal displays, and the 12 different garden rooms offer up great ideas for you to solve problem areas in your own garden, complete with different microclimates. Guided tours are available and visitors and groups can delight in exploring the contemporary garden architecture and unique Australian native plants. Mt Penang Gardens and Event Park is available for commercial photography, wedding and portraiture photography and they require booking and a fee. The event park here is designed to host major outdoor events and festivals in a unique space for up to 25,000 people and is a great venue for a huge range of outdoor functions. The Waterfall Cafe located at Mt Penang Gardens offers stunning views over the gardens in a warm and friendly environment with gourmet meals of fresh seasonal produce, cake and coffee and they are fully licensed, book your table by the water today.

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  • Rainbow Jungle Kalbarri
    Rainbow Jungle

    Rainbow Jungle in Kalbarri, Western Australia, is a privately owned aviary, filled with a large variety of spectacularly colourful parrots and other birds. Wander at your leisure through beautifully landscaped gardens along brick paved pathways that lead you past waterfalls and fountains and large free flight areas that are home to our magnificent parrots. Our aviary has a gift shop stocked with all things bird and parrot related, and our observation tower, with binocular stand, is perfect for whale watching, dolphin spotting and just enjoying the beautiful ocean. A visit to Rainbow Jungle, where wheelchair access is available to most areas, is a fun, relaxing and rewarding experience for the whole family.

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  • Cameron Tours Dunfermline
    Cameron Tours

    Cameron Tours of Scotland in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, offer personalised tours in small groups that are private with knowledgeable and friendly tour guides. Come explore the fascinating castles, lochs, mountains and glens, the islands and beaches, enjoy tours of whiskey distilleries, gardens, cities, villages and towns, take a walk back in the past through the museums, discover the nooks, canals, crannies, churches and cathedrals, they will take you. Cameron Tours of Scotland specialise in escorted Scottish touring holidays and will take you out in their executive 7-seater, air conditioned vehicle, with in-car entertainment and internet access on board as well as coolers and your own personal guide. Tours are available half or full day and tailored to what you want to see of Scotland for a unique experience and with original commentary, you get a new perspective on an ancient land, book today.

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  • Chateau Julien Wine Estate Carmel Valley
    Chateau Julien Wine Estate

    Chateau Julien Wine Estate in Carmel Valley, California, was established in 1982, and today this 16-acre estate is home to an entire wine production process that includes the aging process of almost 2000 oak barrels of wine. Warmth and hospitality welcomes guests to the Chateau Julien Wine Estate where a magnificent fireplace, open beam ceilings and exquisite antiques create the perfect setting for a delightful wine tasting experience. Chateau Julien Wine Estate has several venues available for private events, and the unique settings, with majestic views, personalized service and exquisite gardens ensures all private events are memorable and enjoyable.

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  • Cooktown Tours Cooktown
    Cooktown Tours

    Cooktown Tours offer you a real Cooktown experience with great guides and a door to door service from your town accommodation. Enjoy seeing the sites from an air conditioned, comfortable coaster, and discover the beauty of this town and the lesser known secrets with your local and knowledgeable guide. They offer a tour of the Black Mountains which includes tea and lunch, and this area of shiny black boulders is shrouded in mystery, visit historic sites and the Annan River Gorge, Botanical Gardens and more. Cooktown Tours also offer a historical town tour, where you learn about Captain James Cook and his crew, the birth of Cooktown, the first white settlement in Australia, the real history and so much more.

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Attractions

  • Mt Penang Gardens and Event Park Gosford
    Mt Penang Gardens and Event Park

    Mt Penang Gardens and Event Park in West Gosford, New South Wales, Australia offers a stunning Australian landscape over 8 beautiful hectares of cascading waterways and stunning summer aquatic gardens. Modern landscapes and native Australian flora produce fascinating seasonal displays, and the 12 different garden rooms offer up great ideas for you to solve problem areas in your own garden, complete with different microclimates. Guided tours are available and visitors and groups can delight in exploring the contemporary garden architecture and unique Australian native plants. Mt Penang Gardens and Event Park is available for commercial photography, wedding and portraiture photography and they require booking and a fee. The event park here is designed to host major outdoor events and festivals in a unique space for up to 25,000 people and is a great venue for a huge range of outdoor functions. The Waterfall Cafe located at Mt Penang Gardens offers stunning views over the gardens in a warm and friendly environment with gourmet meals of fresh seasonal produce, cake and coffee and they are fully licensed, book your table by the water today.

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  • Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park Sacramento
    Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park

    Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park in Leland, Michigan, USA is now open to the public as a museum and was previously the home of Governor Leland Stanford way back in the 1860's and 1870's. Your tour of the splendor and elegance of the Victorian era, showcases exquisitely carved gilded mirrors, 17-foot ceilings, beautifully restored woodwork, elegant 19th century crystal and bronze light fixtures, recreations of draperies and carpeting from the 1870's and 19th century gardens. Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park also offers daily tours and is listed as a National Historic Landmark, the property also serves the citizens of California as the state’s official reception center for leaders from around the world.

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  • Tondoon Botanic Gardens Gladstone
    Tondoon Botanic Gardens

    The Tondoon Botanic Gardens in Gladstone, Australia, set on 83 hectares of well maintained, landscaped grounds, is home to an interesting and wide variety of flora and fauna. The botanical gardens were opened in 1988 and over the years has created an ideal environment conducive to recreation, inspiration, relaxation and picnic areas with electric barbecues, tables, chairs and kiddies playground. Tondoon Botanic Gardens offers weekly guided tours that are interesting and informative, and after exploring the many beautiful fauna and flora, visitors can relax at The Gardens' cafe for welcome refreshments.

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  • Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens Mackay
    Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens

    Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens in Mackay, Queensland, Australia is a wonderful attraction and home to a vast range of tropical flora. Here you can view exquisite Australian native plants, and other exotic plants in five culturally themed gardens, there's also local wildlife and excellent bird watching opportunities. Mackay Regional Botanic Gardens also has excellent walking and hiking trails as well as a cafe, restaurant and gallery and they have meeting and event spaces for weddings and other events, it's the perfect venue with excellent options for various functions. The Garden Shop has a wonderful range of gifts and souvenirs, as well as works by local artists and craftspeople, come for a fascinating visit.

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  • The Bluewater Trail Mackay
    The Bluewater Trail

    The Bluewater Trail in Mackay, Queensland, Australia offers six key sites along the shared pathway, and visitors here can enjoy the Botanic Gardens, the Bluewater Lagoon swimming facility, an environmental walkway, a public open space, walk and park. It's all here for wonderful fitness and health, attractions, recreational activities and the mixed use integrated trail goes through the environment, green spaces and the city's beaches. The Bluewater Trail also has two public fishing platforms and work is continuing along the pathways, so come for a fabulous time and enjoy all that the trails have to offer.

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Science & Nature

  • Paronella Park Innisfail
    Paronella Park

    Paronella Park in Innisfail is a heritage-listed tourist attraction located at Mena Creek, Queensland on 5 hectares and are open everyday, and comes complete with castle and beautiful gardens. There are cabins available for overnight accommodation with air con TV and more ideal for two people. Paronella Park is an elegant, timeless and unique venue for your dream wedding day or celebration complete with wedding planner and gorgeous grounds. Paronella Park offers a 45 minute story telling tour through the park with 5 hectares of tropical gardens, a fully restored and operational 1930's hydro electric generator, wildlife and fish feeding, a boutique caravan and camping grounds, a cafe and so much more, it's a beautiful destination and attraction.

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  • Hibiscus Lodge Bed and Breakfast Mission Beach
    Hibiscus Lodge Bed and Breakfast

    Hibiscus Lodge Bed and Breakfast in Mission Beach, Queensland, has a tranquil location set on 2.5 acres of tropical and inviting gardens where visitors can relax with a good book or watch the many animals and delightful butterflies that enjoy visiting our peaceful gardens. If the delicious aroma of freshly brewed coffee and baked muffins does not awake you, then the call of Kookaburra or other native birds will. Hibiscus Lodge Bed and Breakfast is a veritable paradise for bird watchers, and when not bird watching, guests can enjoy a game of croquet, petanque, badminton or volley ball before cooling off in our landscaped tropical pool.

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  • Chesapeake Arboretum Chesapeake
    Chesapeake Arboretum

    Chesapeake Arboretum in Chesapeake, Virginia, is an attractive nature center set on 48 acres of ground that houses theme gardens, rose gardens, demonstration gardens and many other interesting plants and trees. Our nature center is open seven days a week, and entrance is free, however donations are always welcome. The gardens and trails at Chesapeake Arboretum are maintained by volunteers, and through our displays, research and education, we endeavour to create public environmental and horticultural awareness. Chesapeake Arboretum is a beautiful venue for weddings and events, and we have two event planners who will assist you in arranging a memorable and enjoyable event in our beautiful grounds.

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  • Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens Niagara Falls
    Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens

    Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens in Niagara Falls, Ontario is located on the scenic Niagara Parkway and the Great Gorge, and offers a beautiful garden setting with butterfly conservatory, perfect as an outdoor classroom. 40 hectares of beautiful gardens await including perennials, rhododendrons, azaleas, formal parterre garden, shade, herb and vegetable plantings, and a world famous rose garden with over 2,400 roses which are a must see. The Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens invite you to enjoy the magnificent gardens via guided horse and carriage tours, and there are wonderful wedding services available here.

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  • Maudslay State Park Newburyport
    Maudslay State Park

    Maudslay State Park near Newburyport, Massachusetts offers stunning mountain bike trails, 19th century gardens, hiking opportunities, even horseback riding trails and more. Come and enjoy a wonderful outing surrounded by rolling meadows, towering pines, ornamental trees and gorgeous mountain laurel, the Maudslay State Park is simply exquisite whether you are looking for somewhere to picnic, or walk or even some cross country skiing and more. This historic site is a breathtaking journey, and perfect for wedding ceremonies, and cultural events are a regular feature in summer.

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Shopping & Auctions

  • Denver Botanic Gardens Denver
    Denver Botanic Gardens

    Denver Botanic Gardens in Denver, Colorado, enthralls visitors all year round with delightful displays of colorful blooms that abound on the 24-acre oasis of beauty. Our botanical gardens are ideally suited for families, groups, company outings to enjoy private tours of our innovative gardens that gives visitors a fresh insight and understanding of ecology, art and horticulture. Denver Botanic Gardens is a ideal and beautiful venue for weddings, receptions, meetings and many other functions, and provides a perfect backdrop for photographs. Denver Botanic Gardens has a gift shop that is well stocked with all-natural gifts, plants, gardening supplies and many locally made items.

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  • Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum Savannah
    Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum

    Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum in Savannah, Georgia, consists of nine galleries filled with ship models, maritime paintings and interesting artifacts. Most of the ship models were commissioned by the maritime museum to give visitors an understanding of the maritime history of Savannah. Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum is home to models that include colonial vessels, ocean-going steamers, modern navy ships and ironclads and these models have been meticulously researched and detailed. The outlay of the maritime museum is perfect for self-guided tours, but can provide guided tours for groups of 10. Our gift shop has many maritime themed gifts as well as a variety of books.

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  • Beachside Gardens and Gift Center Michigan City
    Beachside Gardens and Gift Center

    Beachside Gardens and Gift Center in Michigan City, Indiana, has a spectacular location along the oak laden dunes of Lake Michigan. Our landscaping services are aimed at residential and commecial properties, and include consultations, landscape design, construction as well as landscape maintenance programes. Our professional staff are on hand to advise you on suitable shrubs, perennials and water features for your garden. Beachside Gardens and Gift Center has an excellent selection of interesting gifts that are perfect as birthday, special occasion and corporate gifts. Impress clients or colleagues with unique corporate gifts such as brass sundials, specialty tools or body lotions or even a delightful plant from our vast selection.

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  • The National Trust Antony Torpoint
    The National Trust Antony

    The National Trust Antony is a beautiful early 18th century mansion in Torpoint, Cornwall, with unique family history bound up in the house, and still is the home of the Carew Pole family today. With an outstanding collection of portraits and famous paintings, they also have period furniture, textiles and tapestries. Come enjoy exploring the landscaped gardens with modern sculptures and formal garden, woodland garden, there's a souvenir and gift shop, tea room for light lunches, cakes and refreshments and groups are welcome, The National Trust Antony is also wheelchair accessible, come enjoy a fascinating and historical visit.

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  • 150 Sunset Event Center El Paso
    150 Sunset Event Center

    150 Sunset Event Center in El Paso, Texas, is waiting to host your special occasion in their perfect and romantic wedding venue adorned with beautiful crystal chandeliers has a large area for dancing and can comfortably accommodate up to 450 guests. Our unique wedding venue is ideally located in a working nursery, surrounded by majestic trees, plants and colorful flowers, and our indoor gardens with a water feature enhances the main event space. The expert chef at 150 Sunset Event Center will customize a menu to suit your occasion, and our wedding venue is also a sought after venue for birthdays, business meetings and many other special events.

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Accommodation

  • Albemarle Inn Asheville
    Albemarle Inn

    Albemarle Inn in Asheville, North Carolina, welcomes you to their charming bed and breakfast located in a 1909 Greek mansion that has been lovingly restored to provide comfortable accommodation in any of their 11 luxuriously decorated guest rooms. Start your day with a scrumptious 3-course breakfast on our sun porch that looks out over our beautiful gardens, or in the dining room where a roaring fire keeps you warm in winter months. Albemarle Inn offers an excellent in-room spa service with a menu of various massages, and our bed and breakfast with its spacious veranda overlooking the gardens, is a perfect venue for romantic and intimate weddings.

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  • Longcross Hotel Restaurant and Gardens Port Isaac Bay
    Longcross Hotel Restaurant and Gardens

    The Longcross Hotel Restaurant and Gardens in Port Isaac, Cornwall, UK is set in 4 acres of spectacular gardens with breathtaking coastal views overlooking some 20 miles of the North Cornwall coast. Perched high above Port Quin it's the perfect secluded location for a relaxing break, and accommodation options include well appointed rooms and suites, a love shack honeymoon suite in the garden, and even a luxurious, self catering two bedroom garden lodge with own large private deck. The hotel restaurant offers a carefully prepared contemporary cuisine, and there's a licensed bar, and the Victorian gardens provide a spectacular backdrop and idyllic setting for your dream wedding, catering up to 100 guests on the terrace or under the glazed marquee with breathtaking sea views. The Longcross Hotel Restaurant and Gardens is perfectly based for exploring all that the area has to offer including golf breaks and local attractions.

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  • The Carolina Bed and Breakfast Asheville
    The Carolina Bed and Breakfast

    The Carolina Bed and Breakfast in Asheville, North Carolina, is located in a historic home built in 1901, and with its gracious style, warm welcome and comfortable atmosphere, guests immediately feel right at home. Our bed and breakfast has five elegantly furnished guest rooms with antiques, original artworks and many other amenities, and we also have a private cottage with a small kitchenette, whirlpool tub and fireplace. The Carolina Bed and Breakfast provides many personalized services to make your stay with us a memorable one, including scrumptious breakfasts, and our bed and breakfast is an ideal venue for small weddings with up to 20 guests.

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  • The Lion and the Rose Bed and Breakfast Asheville
    The Lion and the Rose Bed and Breakfast

    The Lion and the Rose Bed and Breakfast is located in a residence dating back to 1898, and with five luxurious guest rooms, magnificent works of art, antiques, romantic fireplaces, an impressive staircase and many more amenities, guests will experience the beauty and opulence of an era long gone. Surrounded by manicured lawns, beautiful gardens and a quiet location, The Lion and the Rose Bed and Breakfast exudes a warm welcome and a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Our bed and breakfast is ideal for group getaways, and we can accommodate up to 12 overnight guests. Our gourmet breakfasts are all you need to set you off on a day filled with outdoor activities and sightseeing tours.

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  • Chestnut Street Inn Asheville
    Chestnut Street Inn

    Chestnut Street Inn in Asheville, North Carolina, is a sought after bed and breakfast located in the historic district of our city. Featuring high ceiling, ornate mantles and exquisite interior woodwork, Chestnut Street Inn offers elegant and cozy accommodations that include private baths, air conditioning, satellite tv, quality bed linens and a special treat of a delicious chocolate on your pillow. The aroma of freshly brewed coffee will lure you to our charming dining room where delicious gourmet breakfast awaits you, and after hungry appetites have been appeased, guests can head off to enjoy the many attractions of our city. Chestnut Street Inn is the perfect destination for honeymoons or romantic getaways.

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