From corn field to botanical garden…
Explore four kilometres of accessible walking trails throughout Whistling Gardens’ 22 acres of manicured, multi-award winning botanical gardens. Streams, ponds, cascades, as well as cottage garden strolls, magnificent formal gardens and European-influenced architecture all await you!
Relax to the Amphitheatre musical fountain show, make friends at the exotic bird aviary, and with the wandering mute swans and Egyptian geese.
The gardens feature the world’s largest public conifer collection, offering over 2,500 rare and unusual varieties. Whistling Gardens is also home to North America’s largest public peony collection with over 1,300 varieties. Thousands of perennials, annuals, and flowering trees will be blooming throughout each season. Bring your camera and picnic lunch, too. For planning assistance, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Take a Virtual Tour!
- Whistling Gardens Official Tour
- Whistling Gardens Summer Reel
- A Passion For Peonies: Tour & Interview
Visiting Norfolk County
Get ready to experience Norfolk County’s small-town rural charm and friendly atmosphere known to many as Ontario’s Garden! Home to Canada’s newest national multi-award winning private botanical garden, Whistling Gardens, your country road trip embraces lush vistas of bountiful agriculture. As one of Southern Ontario’s top food-producing regions, your rural escape offers breathtaking landscapes, as you explore neighbouring towns, villages, the emerging wine region, beaches, and ports. Learn more at Visit Norfolk County.
Check out Whistling Gardens’ recommendations on where to stay overnight, visit other local attractions, eat, and shop.