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Distant Hill Gardens

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507 March Hill Rd, Walpole, NH 03608-4625
+1 603-756-4179
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Well worth a visit...

A hidden gem! Over the course of 37 years, Michael and Kathy Nerrie have created a nature preserve... read more

Reviewed September 4, 2017
AeroncaGuy
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Putney, VT
Lyme Gardeners

An amazing place. Beautiful gardens, wonderful forests, a big. Pristine. Peaceful. Taking home so... read more

Reviewed August 5, 2017
Lynneparsh
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San Diego, California
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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507 March Hill Rd, Walpole, NH 03608-4625
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+1 603-756-4179
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Reviewed September 4, 2017

A hidden gem! Over the course of 37 years, Michael and Kathy Nerrie have created a nature preserve that brilliantly fosters and explains flora and fauna. Hiking through woods, meadows and across bogs put us in contact with trees, wildflowers, mosses, grasses, sedges, mushrooms, salamanders...More

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Michael N, Owner at Distant Hill Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello AeroncaGuy, I don’t know how I missed it, but I just saw your September 2017 review of Distant Hill Gardens.Thank you so much for spending the time to write the kind and thoughtful words about us. I hope you get to visit us again...More

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Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

An amazing place. Beautiful gardens, wonderful forests, a big. Pristine. Peaceful. Taking home so many good ideas. We will return.More

Thank Lynneparsh
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Management response:Responded August 7, 2017

Thanks for the review of Distant Hill Gardens. I thoroughly enjoyed your visit. Such a knowledgeable and interesting group of gardeners! I do hope some of you get to return someday. Remember we do offer guided tours and visits by appointment if you can't make...More

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Reviewed June 19, 2017

We made our plans to visit Distant Hill Gardens after reading other reviews on Trip Advisor. We wanted a place where we could be outdoors with our two children, ages 7 and 12, learning and exploring and moving. This was the perfect combination of diverse...More

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Management response:Responded June 20, 2017

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! It was my pleasure to meet you and your family, and I hope to see you all again in the near future.

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Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

Great place to spend some time outside. The bog attracted us here, but we were delighted to explore the rest of the grounds as well. All of the plants are labeled and there are sculptures scattered throughout the gardens. The owners are very friendly, knowledgeable,...More

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Management response:Responded June 17, 2017

Thanks you for the excellent review of Distant Hill Gardens. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit and please tell your friend to check us out. FYI - July is a special time in the bog when the native Rose Pagonia orchids are in bloom.

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Reviewed June 5, 2017

Michael is so knowledgable and friendly, our group was so interested in all he had to share about his lovely woods and gardens. Certainly worth a stop if you are driving thru Walpole, but check with them first to be sure they are open to...More

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Management response:Responded June 6, 2017

Thanks for the 5 ★ review! I'm glad you all enjoyed the tour. I hope some of you get to visit Distant Hill Gardens again with friends and family. We have lots of upcoming events that might be of interest. You can sign up on...More

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Reviewed October 25, 2016

We decided we needed a girls day and we wanted it be outside. We chose to go to Distant Hill Gardens in Walpole.. just down the road from the Walpole Winery.. We arrived finding Michael Nerrie, the owner outside talking to a family who had...More

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Management response:Responded October 27, 2016

Thank you so much for your positive review of Distant Hill Gardens. I'm glad you had such a good time. I hope you get to visit again in the spring.

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Reviewed July 18, 2016

I had seen pictures of the gardens and wanted to see for myself. The owners Michael and Kate have created a natural preserve with a incredible variety of habitats from bogs to gardens, to ponds and woods. There is a trail system to explore and...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I heard of the place and drove over to find it. Trip to Walpole is quaint. Lovely private home and ground. Michael has done a great job making a stroll informative and inviting. Many areas to explore. Woods and fields and all...More

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Reviewed July 5, 2016

What a place. The short 2 hours we had there were not enough. The pieces of artwork throughout the gardens are cute, inspired, eclectic and based on materials found. The pond is serene and calming and best enjoyed in the lobster chair. The owners are...More

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Reviewed July 5, 2016

What an amazing place - how I wish I lived closer so I could see every spot in the gardens and enjoy each one for long enough to enjoy fully. Owners are enthusiastic about sharing their work and enjoyment of the gardens they have lovingly...More

1  Thank Julie T
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