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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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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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Great View - Better w/o the Clouds!

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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Moultonborough, New Hampshire
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Moultonborough, New Hampshire
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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UK
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Our visit to Castle in the Clouds was found by accident after having to cut short our trip up Mt Washington, due to snow and ice higher up. What a stroke of luck, this was one of our most enjoyable visits. There are lovely walks before getting up to the house, don't rush it, take your time. The house itself... More 

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Center Harbor, New Hampshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The Castle is a wonderful place to hike, have lunch, or just bring a picnic lunch and feed the giant Rainbow Trout! The views of the lake are amazing!!!

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Richmond Hill, Canada
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124 reviews 124 reviews
8 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

A bit off the beaten path but absolutely worth it! We love house museums and this one had so much to offer. Exceptionally restored. The exterior is very ecclectic and interesting. The views of the mountains and lake are spectacular and worth a visit on their own. Rooms are full of period pieces that really showcase the time. It is... More 

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Moultonborough, New Hampshire
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Mountainside restored estate overlooking Lake Winnipesaukee. Spectacular vistas, especially during leaf-peeper season, but lovely any time. Moderate prices for moderate menu, go for the history and the view!

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Hull, Massachusetts
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This has one of the most breathtaking views in all of the Ossipee Mountain Range. You can see Lake Winnipesaukee laid out in front of you along with Lake Wentworth and Ossipee Lake. The castle itself is a wonder to behold. The stone work is magnificent! There is a trout pond on the property full of huge rainbow trout that... More 

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California
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102 reviews 102 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We were a bit taken aback by the cost of admission, but once we saw the castle, the gardens and the amazing scenery, all was forgiven. The castle AKA museum is not only a perfect preservation of the time, it demonstrates the amazing creativity of the owner, who was clearly way ahead of his time. Leave plenty of time to... More 

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NRH, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We decided to do this one day on a recent stay in the area. I was shocked by the entry fee ($16.00 per person) but it wound up being worth the money - we spent several hours there. We did the short walk to the falls, toured the mansion, had lunch outdoors on the deck with a stunning view and... More 

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Crete, Nebraska
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

wow,,,,it is so high up there,,,,what a wonderful,,beautiful home,,,the inside is just as pretty as the out,,rooms are hugh,,,,theres a gift shop down below,,and pictuers can be taken,,,the water view is awesome,,,,

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Wallingford, Connecticut
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This attraction was one of the main reasons for our trip to New Hampshire, and it did not disappoint. The thrills began with actually trying to navigate the road from the entry gate to the parking area; one needs to drive very carefully, but the views are spectacular. Then comes the trolley ride from the parking area to the main... More 

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