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Address: 572 Essex Street, Beverly, MA 01915
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Description: This former family retreat has been renowned for its gardens for almost a...
This former family retreat has been renowned for its gardens for almost a century.
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Lovely gardens

Nice trail through the woods. Wonderful preservation land. It's a very relaxing summer stroll through gardens and woods. Nothing to dislike.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2014
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Beverly, Massachusetts
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Beverly, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Nice trail through the woods. Wonderful preservation land. It's a very relaxing summer stroll through gardens and woods. Nothing to dislike.

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Salem, Ma
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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

This is a beautiful, historical estate surrounded by gardens. The gardens are the most scenic in the Spring, with flowering trees, tulips and daffodils. There are walking trails and dogs are allowed on leash. A gem of a place.

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Lynnfield, Massachusetts
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74 reviews 74 reviews
26 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We love to visit, especially weekly in the spring to see the changing and amazing foliage. Well maintained and historic.

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

I've lived close to this place for a very long time and didn't even know it existed until I found it on TripAdvisor! Wonderful place to bring kids, take photos, or take a hike. Cut your own flowers in the fall, see the animals. Wonderfully serene place. I keep coming back now!

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Beverly, Massachusetts
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I walk up Long Hill often as I live around the corner from it. It is peaceful and lovely. It's not a "hike". It's a meander through gardens though there are a few short woodsy trails. This walk is for garden admirers. There is a marvelous giant beech tree. Lots of the plants are marked for your learning pleasure. There... More 

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

Nice walk around a lovely home and gardens. Worth an hour of your time. Must be a real treasure for the locals.

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Beverly, Massachusetts
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Georgeous gardens. There is almost always something in bloom. There is a children's garden where they can dig, water, play and have fun safely. They have chickens. There are Guinea fowl and peacocks wandering free.The walking trails which are well marked but you do need to protect yourself from ticks. Parking on property. Chairs and benches are positioned around the... More 

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Bedford, New Hampshire
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141 reviews 141 reviews
35 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

I visited Long Hill the day before the Daffodil Festival. It was quiet in the morning, and I had a lovely stroll. I appreciated that many of the flowers, trees and shrubs were labeled:)! If you're in the area, I would make a point to put aside an hour for a short hike and a quiet respite.

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Andover, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

We all really loved to hiking trails. We went in the winter which is very scenic, but the spring must be beautiful! I have a 5 and 7 year old and they had a blast! Great trails, maps, and markings. Just enough challenge in the winter to make you feel like the king of the world with little ones:). Free... More 

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Boston
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43 reviews 43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

A very interesting area to walk about with some hiking trails and very interesting plant specimens throughout the estate. Very low key. When we visited the estate house was not open for tours, however, just walking through the gardens was a very enjoyable peaceful way to spend an afternoon and relax

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