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Castle in the Clouds

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Address: 455 Old Mountain Road, Rte 171, Moultonborough, NH 03254
Phone Number: 603-476-5900
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10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

This "castle," a former estate, and the surrounding grounds...

This "castle," a former estate, and the surrounding grounds, offer remarkable views of the White Mountains and Lakes Region.

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Wonderful views!

Seating during the warm season is outside under umbrellas and the view is fantastic! Pretty great food and affordable.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Jessica B
White Mountains, New Hampshire
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English first
White Mountains, New Hampshire
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34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Seating during the warm season is outside under umbrellas and the view is fantastic! Pretty great food and affordable.

Thank Jessica B
Newton, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been coming here for 50 years and it doesn't disappoint especially in the fall. The hiking trails I can still follow are wonderful and I especially love the one with the waterfally that goes along the stream. Very dog friendly.

Thank Ellen P
Brookline, New Hampshire, United States
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I visited the day before they were closing for the season. It was kind of a dreary day, but it didn't diminish the great time we had. If you like historical stuff and imagining life in a different time, you'll find this a gem! Probably not good for most young children though

Thank Bill C
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40 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to take in the view over Lake Winnipesaukee. There's a few main parts to visiting: First after you pay at the front entrance there's a narrow road that you drive up to the carriage house. It's especially nice in the fall when you're driving through a tunnel of autumn leaves. Because of the narrow road... More 

Thank ana_devel
Moultonborough, New Hampshire
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The real sell of this place is the view. Tables are outside on a terrace and you have a magnificent view of the Lake from high above it. I've only been there for lunch, but the food is good. They don't get a 5* because the last two times I've been there some staff hadn't shown up so there was... More 

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Quincy MA
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decided to finally visit this place. The view is amazing. The gardens and grounds are beautiful. Worth a trip.

Thank terrysinc
Portland, Maine
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601 reviews
105 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 398 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Castle in the Clouds is many things...a gorgeous woodland drive to the top of a mountain, waterfalls and trails, a working farm with horseback riding, hiking trails...but also a lovely carriage house with amazing views of Lake Winnepesaukee and a wonderful cafe/restaurant with inside and al fresco dining. All cars have to park near the carriage house and wait for... More 

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Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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52 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You pay at the gate and drive up an interesting narrow road to the parking area. Don't miss the waterfall about half way up the drive, it's only about a 300 foot walk, well worth it. They have a nice house tour and the views from the back of the house are spectacular.

Thank Michael A
London, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

So worth a visit wow the views were worth every penny. The house wasn't that old but interesting enough. The restaurant also had a fabulous outdoor seating area and the restaurant served great food and drink.

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Windsor Locks, Connecticut
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24 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

OK, so it is a castle and it is way up there. I am quite sure it is expensive to maintain but $16 for admission to walk around a dusty old house with "amazing" history. Not my cup of tea for sure. If you have teens, they will be rolling their eyes inside of 10 minutes! The view is worth... More 

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