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The Fells

456 New Hampshire, Newbury, NH
+1 603-763-4789
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Beautiful grounds for a walk

This is a lovely place for a stroll among the gardens. Be sure to tour the house as well. Great... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
Mort77
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Medway, Massachusetts
The Fells is so Beautiful

We've been to the Fells four times and three seasons now. We've visited the gardens and toured the... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2017
Laurenzilla
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456 New Hampshire, Newbury, NH
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Reviewed 29 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

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Reviewed 16 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 4 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.

Thank NHtravelbuddies
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Reviewed 20 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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Reviewed 12 June 2017

Our first time here. Very IMpressed. Costs $10 pp but so worth it. A Kind and very informative gentleman in a little structure tells you all about all the trails, The gardens and The lake. Along with the Garden & Estate tours. We did all...More

Thank Dibird50
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

The Fells was the home (estate) of John Hay, who was Abraham Lincoln's personal secretary and then served in many Republican administrations in the following years. He was Theodore Roosevelt's Secretary of State. (Roosevelt visited The Fells while President.) The Fells is one of the...More

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