Edwards Gardens, Toronto

Edwards Gardens, Toronto - Address, Phone Number

Address: 755 Lawrence Ave E, North York, ON M3C 1P2, Canada

Phone: +1-4163971340

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 06:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

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About Edwards Gardens, Toronto

Two of Toronto’s four main gardens are at this single location. And together they are the beloved of anyone who loves any or all of the following: nature, landscaping, design, art, sculpture, science, mazes, horticulture, birds, bees, urban gardening, viewpoints, flowers, public art, museums and interactive exhibits. There are 17 themed gardens here, all large in size, all easily navigated. Just make sure you have a garden map.

In addition to typical cafe eats like sandwiches and salads the historic barn cafe also serves up wine, BBQ and craft beer on summer Thursday night concerts. The Garden shop has a terrific seat and tool collection, and most people want to visit it when the tour has left them bursting with garden ideas.

The guided tours offered by the garden are excellent. And the Weston Family Library is the largest private horticultural library in Canada, with its own art gallery.

Edwards Gardens Information

  • Custom tours can be booked.
  • Disabled accessible
  • Garden Cafe: May to October: 9am - 4pm
  • Shop: 10am - 4pm
  • Reception Desk: 9am-4pm (10am-4pm on weekends).
  • Check the garden website for the calendar of events.

Edwards Gardens Ticket Prices

  • Guided tour: $10 per person ($5 for seniors/children).

Edwards Gardens Opening and Closing Hours

  • The garden is open from dawn to dusk.
  • Guided tours last 90 minutes.
  • Free one hour tours: May - September: Tuesdays at 10 am and Thursdays at 6 pm.
  • Closed on most statutory holidays including New Year’s Day, Family Day, Good Friday, Victoria Day, Canada Day, Civic Holiday, Labour Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and Boxing Day.

How To reach Edwards Gardens by Public Transport

  • Buses 51, 54 stop Leslie St at Lawrence Ave East.
  • Buses 162 stop Lawrence Ave East at Blaine Dr.
  • Drive to here.

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Edwards Gardens, Toronto Reviews

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  • This is a great place to walk around and hike in if you are craving some outdoor time. There are many beautiful photo opportunities here and is often a very popular wedding photo location. The grounds are well kept and beautiful year round. A little gem of nature hidden in the city.

  • A decent place to walk around but not fantastic. Good because it is mostly paved so the very young and very old can walk here. Small area so you won’t lose anyone.

  • Love this place year round... great for a walk and some awesome photos too.

  • First time visiting and will definitely be back. Great place to escape and just walk around. Be prepared to do alot of walking. Plenty of photo opportunities as lots of gorgeous views to snap. There was a bridge blocked off due to construction but was still able to see alot . Ran into couples, families and a wedding party. A must go see whether you live in the city or a tourist.

  • This is a beautiful place to wander on your own or with your family. The auditorium is a great space for events.

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