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Garden Records

According to the Guinness World Records (info from 2004):

MOST VISITED FREE GARDEN IN THE WORLD

Hampton Court, near London, UK, had 2 million visitors in 1996. The garden has the oldest yew hedge maze in England. Sir Christopher Wren was... more

MOST VISITED GARDEN WITH AN ENTRANCE FEE IN THE WORLD

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Surrey, England, had 1,000,015 paying visitors in 1996. Most of the plants on display are wild species rather than... more

LARGEST GARDEN IN THE WORLD

The largest garden is arguably that created by Andre Le Notre at Versailles, France, in the late 17th century, for Louis XIV. Created in what had... more

GARDEN WITH MOST NUMBER OF WORLD'S TALLEST TREES IN THE WORLD

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Surrey, UK, has the tallest known specimens of 138 species of tree.... more

BIGGEST GARDEN CENTER IN THE WORLD

Bridgemere Garden World, Cheshire, UK, covers 10.1 ha (25 acres). A separate display garden called The Garden Kingdom covers... more