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Bellingrath Gardens and Home, Theodore
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Bellingrath Gardens and Home, a former holiday fishing camp, features meandering paths among azaleas, camellias and annuals-filled beds--as well as a 15-room English Renaissance house. Prominent architect George B. Rogers designed the home and gardens for the Bellingraths in 1935. He and Bessie Bellingrath collected camellias and azaleas from across the South to enliven the garden. Stop by the fountain plaza--an artesian spring that has been contained and redirected into pleasing runnels to the Mermaid Pool, Grotto and Fowl River. Climb the steps of the rockery to see the terraced pools and waterfalls. Take time to explore the Bellingraths' home and its original furnishings. Arrange to visit Bellingrath Gardens and Home and other attractions in Theodore using our Theodore trip itinerary builder.
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  • beautiful gardens and home. very professional guided tour of the historic home.. the gardens are great but be prepared to do a lot of walking. 
  • Bellingrath gardens is a bit of town but well worth the 30 minute drive from Mobile. This is a large acreage of gardens with a historic home that was built in 1935 for the Bellingrath family. Mr. Bell...  more »
  • Bellingrath Gardens and Home is absolutely beautiful year round. They plant different flowers as the seasons change. Early spring, February-March all the spring bulbs are in bloom along with the azale...  more »