One of the “10 incredible topiary gardens around the world.”


The Gardens are closed for the season.
Opening day for 2021 is April 1st

Ladew Gardens Hours
Thursday through Mondays
9 am to 3 pm

Pets are not permitted on the property, nor are there provisions to temporarily house them during a visit. Please do not leave pets in your car in the parking lot during warm weather since shade is minimal. Properly identified service animals that provide assistance for guests with  disabilities are permitted.

Office Hours

The Ladew Office is open year-round.
Monday through Friday
8 am to 4 pm
Information Line: 410.557.9466
Office Phone:410.557.9570
Fax: 410.557.7763

Gardens, Manor House and Nature Walk are OPEN Memorial Day, 4th of July, and Labor Day. 
(Please Note: our offices are closed for these holidays).

House Tours
Guided Manor House tours depart Monday - Friday at 11 am, noon, 2 pm and 3 pm.
Saturday and Sunday house tours are offered 11 am - 3:30 pm on the half-hour.


Visitors Center and Gift Shop Hours
Our Gift Shop is filled with treasures of all kinds! You'll find a unique selection of garden-themed items, books, statuary & gifts!
Thursday through Mondays | 9 am to 3 pm


Cafe Hours
Enjoy delectable home-made sandwiches, salads & desserts with lovely garden views at our Cafe.
Cafe is Closed at this time.


House, Gardens & Nature Walk
Members are FREE
Adults $20
Seniors (62+) / Students $15
Children (2-12) $9

Gardens & Nature Walk
Members are FREE
Adults $15
Seniors (62+) / Students $10
Children (2-12) $4
Children under 2 are FREE

Summer Concerts
Adults $18
Seniors (62+) / Students $15
Children (2-12) $5
Children under 2 are FREE
Special Member Price $9

Photography Notice

Upon entering the premises you grant Ladew Topiary Gardens and its agents the right to videotape, film, and photograph you and use your likeness in connection with the commercial production, and in the distribution, exhibition, and exploitation thereof.


From the South and West Via the Baltimore Beltway
Take the Baltimore Beltway (I-695) toward Towson to Exit 27B (North).
Go North on MD Route 146 (Dulaney Valley Rd.).
After the Loch Raven reservoir Bridge, bear left onto Jarrettsville Pike (MD Rte.146).
Ladew Gardens is located on your right, 5 miles north of the stoplight in Jacksonville on MD Rte.146.

From the North or South Via I-95
Take Exit 74 to MD Route 152. Follow MD Route 152 northwest to the dead end
at MD Route 146 (Jarrettsville Pike) and go left.
Ladew Gardens is approximately 1 mile ahead on your left.

From York, Pennsylvania
Take I-83 south to Exit 36 (MD Route 439).
Follow MD Route 439 East for about 6 miles to a dead end at MD Route 23. 
Turn right on MD Route 23 for approximately 3 miles to the junction of MD Route 146 (Jarrettsville Pike).
Turn right on MD Route 146.
Ladew Gardens is 3 miles ahead on your left.

Travel time to Ladew Gardens from:
Baltimore, MD - 30 minutes
Wilmington, DE - 1 hour
Washington D.C. - 1.5 hours
Philadelphia, PA - 1.5 hours
New York, NY - 3 hours
Annapolis, MD - 1.25 hours