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The Fells

456 New Hampshire, Newbury, NH
+1 603-763-4789
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Gorgeous grounds

Beautiful spot- enjoy gardens and hiking in forest or down to Lake edge. Historical site. The art... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
jtd52
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florida
Remarkable and Historic

The Story of John Hay is the kind of thing that is almost too remarkable to be true, but it is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
danthepoet
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New Hampshire
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456 New Hampshire, Newbury, NH
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful spot- enjoy gardens and hiking in forest or down to Lake edge. Historical site. The art sculptures are an added bonus.

Thank jtd52
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Story of John Hay is the kind of thing that is almost too remarkable to be true, but it is surely true. He started out being a corresponding secretary to no less than Abraham Lincoln and wound up as Secretary of State under Teddy...More

Thank danthepoet
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

This is a lovely place for a stroll among the gardens. Be sure to tour the house as well. Great place for birdwatching. One of the hiking trails brings you right to the shores of Lake Sunapee.

Thank Mort77
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

We've been to the Fells four times and three seasons now. We've visited the gardens and toured the historic house. We've been to a wedding there and also to their November Christmas Showhouse. We've never been disappointed. Looking forward to snowshoeing there this winter.

Thank Laurenzilla
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

This is not a review of a day trip to the Fells. This is my experience using the Fells as a wedding venue. The fells is a beautiful estate situated between the mountain and lake in Newbury, NH. Very little decorations need to be brought...More

7  Thank ld1989825
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately the house itself was closed th day we went. Hiked on of the trails that brought you down to the shore of Lake Sunapee. Toured all the beautiful gardens. If you're staying at the Mountain Edge Resort they have complimentary passes to the Fells.

Thank Bob S
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

I had been to the Hay Estate before (since I live 35 minutes away) but this time I did both the garden and house tours which were fabulous. This place is beautiful and very historical. Next time I go I want to walk the many...More

1  Thank travelingmomnh
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

The walk in from the parking lot is 1/4 mile, but if needed, there is a small lot near the house that can be used if you have trouble walking. We did the self guided tour of the house and grounds. There was plenty of...More

Thank David C
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

What a great experience. Very well maintained property with a lot of history and beautiful grounds. You'll get your exercise walking around the grounds - places to sit here and there to enjoy the view of the lake or the perennial bed. Worth the trip.

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Reviewed 21 June 2017

An absolute wonderful presentation. Very well presented on the common loon. Kittie is a well-recognized and respected member of the Loon Preservation Society. Certainly worth the our time. She will be presenting a "Loon Winter" lecture for the Lake Sunapee Protective Association later this summer....More

Thank OutdoorSteveNH
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pqw
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Response from danthepoet | Reviewed this property |
I am not certain but I think it cannot be more than an hour. They also might take you around the grounds. To me it is New Hampshire's version of Mount Vernon.
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