Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum in United States

www.blithewold.org

Wonderful We enjoyed a beautiful summer morning at this seaside mansion and arboretum. The horticultural highlights are found among a vast array of trees, both exotic and domestic.

beautiful views and relaxing atmosphere this place is such a gem! beautiful grounds with many picturesque views. we spent 2.5 hours strolling through. very relaxing atmosphere.

an elegant way to spend a hot summer day About one hour drive from Newport over the beautiful Mount Hope Bridge spanning Naragansett Bay.

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Blithewold, named in Yankee Magazine's 2010 Best 5 Public Gardens in New England is located on Narragansett Bay, 25 minutes east of Providence and 60 minutes south of Boston. Blithewold, a 33-acre summer estate with grand views of Narragansett Bay, is nationally significant in American history as one of the most fully developed and authentic examples of the Country Place era. The property features a 45-room mansion filled with family heirlooms framed by a series of lovely gardens that range in character from mysterious to exotic and from poetic to practical. An exceptional collection of rare and unusual plants, specimen trees, an accessible greenhouse, and whimsical stonework project a character that is romantic, fresh and inspiring - and unique to Blithewold. Come...and be inspired.

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Address 101 Ferry Rd, Bristol, RI 02809-2902

Phone +1 401-253-2707

Website http://www.blithewold.org

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