Airlie Gardens is primarily a self-guided, walking tour experience. The entire walking tour is 0.9 miles, and our unimproved nature trail adds an additional 0.3 miles, for a grand total of 1.2 miles. … [Read more...]
A Century of Gardens by the Sea
Located two miles west of Wrightsville Beach in Wilmington, North Carolina, Airlie Gardens encompasses 67 acres of walking paths, a freshwater lake, and formal gardens that showcase seasonal blooms, mighty live oaks, historic structures, and contemporary sculpture. Airlie is a member of the North Carolina Birding Trail, and it's diverse ecosystems provide unique habitats for a variety of colorful wildlife. Discover what makes Airlie Gardens a premiere garden of the South and a prime destination spot for garden and nature lovers from around the world. Come discover the beauty.