Fells Historic Estate and Gardens - Newbury, NH
Fells Historic Estate and Gardens

456 NH Route 103A Newbury, NH, 03255 Phone: 603-763-4789

Outstanding gardens, a 100-foot perennial border, and a view of Lake Sunapee from the Rose Terrace are part of this historic house’s property. A brook trickles to a Japanese water lily pool in the hillside rock garden, which includes a large collection of alpine and native plants. Hidden behind masses of rhododendron, a walled secret garden awaits discovery.
Guided tours of the gardens are conducted daily mid-June through mid-August, Wednesday through Sunday, at 1 p.m. Included in the price of admission. The gardens are open during regular hours year-round for self-guided tours and leisurely strolls. Gardens include the Perennial Border, the Rock Garden, the Rose Terrace, the Old Garden, the Pebble Court, and the Heather Bed.
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Enfield Shaker Museum

24 Caleb Dyer Lane / 447 Route 4A Enfield, NH, 03748 Phone: 603-632-4346

Historic but still very active gardens are among the interesting facets to explore on a visit to this community of Shakers, active for 200 years. Community gardens are worked all season by volunteers and learners.
Saint Gaudens National Historic Site - Cornish, NH
Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site

139 Saint Gaudens Road Cornish, NH, 03745 Phone: 603-675-2175

This property displays the works of American sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens. The property also includes lovely gardens and walking trails.
Tracy Library and Garden New London NH
The Tracy Memorial Library and Garden

304 Main Street New London, NH Phone: 603-526-4656

The renowned landscape architectural firm, the Olmsted Brothers, designers of New York’s Central Park and Boston’s Emerald Necklace, designed a community garden at Tracy Memorial Library in 1926. Later, the garden went a period of of decline, but it was restored in the early 2000s to an appearance similar to Olmstead’s image, with the addition of a modernistic bronze fountain by Dimitri Gerakaris of North Canaan. The public is welcome to enjoy the garden for quiet play and contemplation.