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Spend a Day at Kingwood Center Gardens

Spend a Day at Kingwood Center Gardens

Enter through the stunning new Garden Gateway Visitor Center and follow the brick paths through flourishing gardens, past fountains, a pond and welcoming areas to rest.

The historic estate of Charles Kelley King, open all year, showcases the new Garden Gateway Visitor Center, terraces, gift shop, and display greenhouses.  Dine in the new Gateway Café and tour Kingwood  Hall.

Charles Kelley King was an influential industrialist and visionary at the Ohio Brass Company. Come and explore the grounds featuring 47 sprawling acres renowned for both their historic significance and exquisite gardens.

Kingwood also offers an extensive line-up of activities and educational programming including lectures, workshops, children’s programs, and special events.

Storybook Trail- Kingwood’s Storybook Trail provides children and families an engaging literacy experience in the gardens. Children will enjoy walking the Woodland Trail in search of the next page of the story displayed on large signboards along the path. What a wonderful way to enjoy a great book and experience nature while learning! New books are featured seasonally and are available for purchase in the Garden & Gift Shop.

B&O Bike Trail Access- Kingwood Center Gardens now offers access to and from the trail between 10 am and 6:30 pm April through October. Guests can now hop off the trail and spend some time exploring the gardens or grab a nutritious lunch in the Gateway Café before or after they hop on the trail for a ride. B&O Trail users can park their cars at Kingwood for free to start their time on the trail here. If cyclists come to Kingwood off the trail, they will be able to secure their bikes to a bike rack near the Visitor Center and are free to shop & dine without paying for garden admission.

Visit kingwoodcenter.org for more details.


2021 Admission
Kingwood open All Year Round
$5 per person -Children 12 & under and Kingwood members are free
Credit Cards: Mastercard/Visa/Discover/AMEX

2022 Admission
$8 per person, 12 and under free.  Kingwood members are free.
Winter hours are November-March 10am-5pm, except during Christmas.

Hours
Gardens and Grounds 10:00 AM- 7:00 PM daily
Gateway Café and Garden & Gift Shop 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM
Greenhouse 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM daily
Kingwood Hall 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM daily

November
Kingwood Hall is closed to the public in preparation for Christmas at Kingwood.  All other buildings and grounds are open.

Christmas at Kingwood:
Open Thursday-Sunday 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM.

Daytime hours during Christmas at Kingwood for shopping and dining are 10am-2pm, Tuesday-Sunday.
$5 per person – Children 12 & under and Kingwood members are free

Group Tour Price: Group tours are available in a range of per person pricing t hat includes admission.  To secure pricing, group tours must be booked at least 2 weeks in advance. Golf cart tours also available. Please see our website for details and tour options.

Parking: Over 200 parking spaces are available in the new auto-garden.  Planted bioswales and medians manage stormwater runoff with cutting edge environmentally sustainable methods while  providing a beautiful setting.  Handicap parking is available near the main entrance.

If you haven’t been to Kingwood recently, you are in for a surprise!   Kingwood’s new Garden Gateway Visitor Center features new terraces, a lovely gift shop, exhibit gallery, and display greenhouses.  Dine in the Garden Gateway Café with indoor and outdoor seating and tour Kingwood  Hall.

Kingwood is the 47-acre former estate of Charles K. King, now open year-round. The grounds are renowned for both their historic significance and the brilliant floral displays. The French Provincial mansion contains many rooms decorated with Mr. King’s original furnishings.

Choose your adventure guided tour of Kingwood with one of these specialty tours- Grounds & Gardens; Fountains & Statues; Behind the Scenes; Kingwood Hall; Townsend  House.  Self-guided tours are are available.

Extend your stay at Kingwood Center Gardens with the optional dining options.  Boxed lunch is $12p/p; Hot lunch $15p/p; or buffet $18p/p (all inclusive). Includes an indoor venue for seating. Please contact us for more information on the lunch menu, other tour related questions, or to schedule a group tour. 

Download Kingwood’s helpful brochure for group tours- Kingwood Center Gardens Group Tour Info 2021.

GROUP TRAVEL CONTACT:
Brandon Clayton
419-522-0211 x 108
bclayton@kingwoodcenter.org

GROUP INFORMATION:
Group tour price: $4 per person for a self-guided group tour; $8 per person for a guided group tour.
Payment policy: Cash or check, must include payment with registration form
Hours: Grounds 10am-7pm daily; Greenhouse 10am-6pm daily; Kingwood Hall 10am-5pm daily
Reservations required: Yes, bookings must be made at least two weeks in advance to secure pricing
Open for special hours: In December for Christmas at Kingwood
Length of time for tour: 1-1.5 hours
Maximum # of motorcoaches at one time: 2
Motorcoach parking: on grounds
Escort & driver complimentary: Yes
Handicap accessible: Wheelchairs available upon request, elevator available in Kingwood Hall, most pathways are brick or paved and accessible
Number of restrooms available (men/women): Men 4, Women 4
Other: Golf Cart Tours Also Available

Please contact us for tour availability outside of normal business hours

Kingwood Center Gardens is the 47-acre former estate of Charles K. King. The grounds are renowned for both their historic significance and the brilliant floral displays. The French Provincial mansion provides an elegant setting for the gardens and is available for viewing. An elegant greenhouse features plants for sale including rare and distinctive selections not found in garden centers. The extensive gardens and grounds offer an oasis from the stress and commotion. Programming includes lectures, workshops, family and children’s activities and special events.

Kingwood Center Gardens offers several venues for multi-use events such as meetings, parties, weddings, etc. Kingwood provides all tables and chairs as well as set up and tear down. Please contact us for more information on fees, availability, and to book your event.  You can also add a guided tour of the grounds to the end of your rental.

MEETING PLANNER CONTACT:
Venue Coordinator
419-522-0211 ext. 106
k.detsch@kingwoodcenter.org

SERVICES & AMENITIES:
Lodging property: No
Restaurant: Yes. Gateway Cafe
In-house catering: Yes. Contact Tanya- kingwoodcatering@buehlers.com
External catering permitted: Yes
Wifi Access: Yes
Projector available: Yes
A/V Screen: Yes
Handicap accessible: Yes

TOTAL SPACE/CAPACITY:
# of meeting rooms: 2 Indoor (outdoor spaces also available)
Total meeting space (sq.ft.): 6,318
Largest meeting space (sq.ft.): 4,000

Name of Room   Sq. Ft.    Width by Length Theatre Seating    Banquet Seating    Classroom    Reception
Carriage House    2318    76 x 30′ 6″    200    150    200
 King Ballroom  4000    80 x 50 300  250   250

December 2021

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Christmas at Kingwood Center Gardens

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