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Bellingrath gardens, a creation of Mr. & Mrs. Bellingrath, was first opened to public in 1932. The couple announced in 1932, when a national garden club meeting took place, that anyone wanting to see their garden could do so for free. On visiting it you would be a witness to different colors and fragrances, depending on which season of the year you visit. Different kinds of flowers grow there: camellias, azaleas, roses, chrysanthemums, to name a few. The Bellingrath home built in 1935 has 15 rooms and was built by the famous architect, George B. Rogers. Made with hand-made bricks this garden encompases 10,500 square feet of space. A visit to the house gives you the classic Renaissance feel. Visit Bellingrath Gardens & Homes and revel in the nature's beauty.
Situated in a tranquil quarter of Silverhill, the Wales West Railways is a well-managed network of tourist railway that transposes you to a different world. Promising a quintessential Welsh ambiance, these steam locomotives are two-foot narrow gauge railways that boast of a Victorian splendor. What's more, these railways run through the captivating countryside of Silverhill that make your tour an unforgettable experience. Besides this, there's also a mini railway and smaller trains running through bushes. The Wales West Railways also host various local events, private parties and educational events in its premises. Call ahead to know more.
Oak Hollow Farm is a picturesque sight and is surrounded with canopy of trees, meadows and green plains as far as your eyes can see. Oak Hollow Farm is an idyllic setting, with a venue facility for weddings and private events. If you’ve always dreamt of a wedding in an intimate, countryside location, with family and friends cheering as you have the dance with your spouse-to-be, or you rejoice in some ethereal moments amidst the lush greenery around, Oak Hollow Farm fosters the charm and enchantment that you’d love having around during your nuptial ceremony.
Weeks Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve is home a variety of local wildlife found near the Mobile Bay region in Fairhope. Located along the Weeks Bay estuary, the reserve, which was established in 1986, sprawls across 6,000 acres (2,400 hectares). Flanked by growths of marsh and swamp wetlands, the lush green space thrives as it receives freshwater from the Magnolia and Fish Rivers. Become one with nature as you take a stroll through its vast expanses and learn more about its interesting ecosystem. Here, you can also admire animals exhibits and explore the boardwalk, which makes for an exciting outdoor excursion.