Wojsławice Arboretum

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Location
50°43'00"N
016°49'59"E
Country
 Poland
Categories
  • Nature
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Wojsławice Arboretum is an arboretum, located in Wojsławice, Dzierżoniów County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in south-western Poland. It occupies an area of 70 ha. The Arboretum includes 4650 different species of trees and shrubs including 470 different species of Rhododendrons as well as 4885 species and varieties of perennial plants. It is located approximately 2 kilometres (1 mi) east of Niemcza, 14 kilometres (9 mi) east of Dzierżoniów and 50 kilometres (31 mi) south of Wrocław. It lies within the protected area of Niemcza-Strzelin Hills. The large collections of rhododendrons, daylilies and buxus have been registered as National Collections by the Polish Botanical Society. The arboretum was founded around 1811 when the owners of the Wojcławice village - von Prittwitz and von Aulock families started planting first trees of non-European origin (mostly North American). The current design of the arboretum was created by Fritz von Oheimb in 1880.

Surroundings

Less than 20 km Gola Dzierżoniowska Castle Lake of Sieniawka - Beach, swimming, beach volley Medieval town of Niemcza Horseriding at Bielawa Aquapark Aquarius of Bielawa Cistercian monastery at Henryków
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