There’s nothing better than a stroll through a garden full of glowing Christmas trees to get into the spirit of the season.
Endless rows of bright red poinsettias, towering trees covered in twinkling lights and luscious Christmas decorations; there’s no denying Longwood Gardens go all out for the holiday season. So why not put on your warmest Santa hat and head on over to Longwood Gardens and bask in the festive spirit of the season?
The holiday season is now in full force at Longwood Gardens and its brought back all your favorite traditions. In its winter garden, you’ll find endless rows of beautifully decorated trees surrounded by luscious winter greenery as well as soft winter white paperwhites, fragrant lilies as well as Christmas red poinsettias and kalanchoes.
At their Eastern conservatory, you’ll also find giant, glowing blue trees decorated with beautiful azure ornaments and garlands. Longwood has also decorated its stunning music room with a red, green and gold theme that brings back nostalgic Christmas morning memories.
Once you head outdoors, you’ll find yourself surrounded by hundreds of towering, twinkling trees and a brilliant light tunnel that will get you into the merriest and brightest of spirits. You also can’t forget to check out Longwood’s whimsical Garden Railway. The perfect blend of horticulture and ingenious engineering, this tiny railway is Longwood’s Christmas most adorable feature and a total must-see!
If you’re in need of a pick-me-up after a long walk in the cold, Longwood’s multiple cafés and restaurants are offering special seasonal menus which include festive beverages like hot cocoa and chocolate with Bailey’s among other incredible treats. Oh, and don’t forget to check out the fire pits they’ve set out in the gardens to help you keep warm during the cold winter nights!
To ensure everything runs smoothly and safely, this year Longwood Gardens is requiring guests to prebook their visit. The gardens are open daily from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. and tickets to A Longwood Christmas can be booked on Longwood Gardens’ webpage.
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