Created by the Russian Prince and Princess Abkhazi, this lovely garden spans just over an acre and features native Garry oaks, Japanese Maples and splendid rhododendrons.
Beautiful setting, beautiful garden, beautiful afternoon tea and people. Perfect!
It's a bit out of the way, about 5 minutes east of downtown by car, but if you're a nature lover, you'll love discovering this .4-hectare (1-acre) jewel box of a garden and the romantic story behind its creation. The wealthy Marjorie (Peggy) Pemberton-Carter met Russian Prince Nicholas Abkhazi in Paris in the 1920s, but they didn't meet again until 1946, by which time both had endured... more
This is an extraordinary garden, created by a romantic couple who devoted their lives to this beautiful setting. In March you can really see the bones of the plantings, the modest house that they lived in, and the rocky foundation that they made to bloom with an interesting array of plants/shrubs and trees. Absolutely delightful!
The appeal of the Abkhazi Garden is that it is not a big showplace, but a garden kept very much as its original owners and designers intended. I was there with a group, in spring, when the blossoming trees and early flowers were coming out, and on a sunny day, so really saw it at its best. I've also been... more
Abkhazi Garden offers an escape from the rush of modern life. Created in 1946 by Prince and Princess Abkhazi, the heritage garden is famous for its majestic trees and dramatic site. Stay for lunch or afternoon tea in the original home where the simple, elegant menu features fresh local ingredients. At the "Shop in the Garden" find unique and interesting gifts for all occasions. Open daily,... more
Abkhazi Garden offers these services: tea, salon, tourism, touristic, restaurant.
The Abkhazi Garden is the perfect venture away from the overcrowded cities. The heritage garden was created by the prince and princess of Abkhazi. The interesting display of plants in the garden adds to its pristine beauty. New and more species of plants are bred and added seasonally to enhance the appearance of the site. The park is accentuated with an oak meadow and magnificent vistas to... more