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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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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Description: This "castle," a former estate, and the surrounding grounds, offer...
This "castle," a former estate, and the surrounding grounds, offer remarkable views of the White Mountains and Lakes Region.
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Loved the whole experience including understanding the history of the mansion and the story of Thomas Plant. Very knowledgeable staff. Loved feeling we were a part of the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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York PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Loved the whole experience including understanding the history of the mansion and the story of Thomas Plant. Very knowledgeable staff. Loved feeling we were a part of the history of this beautiful home. Also enjoyed their Carriage House Restaurant. Would recommend to anyone.

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Westport, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Absolutely beautiful! Historical, well worth the visit. It was nice to be able to wander through the home without the feeling of being "shuffled" as a group tour. Stunning views. Able to take our time and not have to "catch the next trolley for the next group." Would definitely recommend it, especially for history lovers.

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Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

I visited this estate on May 19th 2015. While waiting for the trolly at the restaurant lobby this employee walk over to me. She purposely came from the kitchen- she was the cook to run and greet me. It was as if she never saw non White people and eager to talk and ask VERY inappropriate race questions and lump... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

I visited Castle in the Clouds with my two kids (15 and 8) and husband. The views were breathtaking. The staff was knowledgable and kind. My kids particularly enjoyed Shannon Pond and their up close and personal visit to the stables. Our visit created a lifelong memory.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

What can I say? I didn't want to leave! The gatekeeper was very nice and welcoming on the way in, and our first stop on the way up to the castle was a short walk to an absolutely gorgeous waterfall! I didn't want to leave this spot, first of all. Next, we pulled into a parking area for a breathtaking... More 

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Valley Forge
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

On the way up this long, windy road you have the oportunity to walk a few yards to see a waterfall. Then at the top of the hill you see a beautiful view of the lake district of NH. Volunteers give you the history of this unique home and you tour on your own with volunteers in each room to... More 

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Belgrade, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We were very pleased and impressed that we were allowed to roam and investigate the rooms and items at our pace, rather than a tour guide moving us along. This allowed us to read and review the place cards in each room explaining the details and history. It was a very rainy day and in spite of the weather, we... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Forgot to write a review when we visited in September last year. Thought the house and views were stunning. House is a perfect piece of social and architectural history and has been maintained very well - it's preservation is similar to the 'National Trust' houses we have in the UK. Definitely worth a visit.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

One rainy spring day in 2014, while visiting friends neat Wolfboro, NH, we were searching for something interesting to do... I had heard about Castle in the Clouds and suggested this, so we went on a search. I have to admit, it IS a bit hard to find, but once we finally found our way, it was such a great... More 

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Moultonborough, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Most days, the view is spectacular. You can get to the grounds for free by going up the road north of the main entrance. This road is used by hikers using the Ossipee trails, and the large trucks hauling out the super-pure water from the bottling plant. If you see that the view is great and/or you just want to... More 

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Additional Information about Castle in the Clouds

Address: Address: 455 Old Mountain Road, Rte 171, Moultonborough, NH 03254
Phone Number: 603-476-5900
Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Moultonborough
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:30 pm

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