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Green Gables

Address: 2 Palmer's Lane, Cavendish, Prince Edward Island C1A 5V6, Canada
Phone Number: 902-963-7874
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Ranked #2 of 14 Attractions in Cavendish
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Home made famous in "Anne of Green Gables" which has been restored to match the descriptions in the...
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Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Home made famous in "Anne of Green Gables" which has been restored to match the descriptions in the books.

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Burlington, Vermont
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69 reviews 69 reviews
38 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

If you are a fan of Lucy Maud Montgomery's classic series Anne of Green Gables, this is a must-see for any visit to Prince Edward Island. While some of the historic charm has been lost due to modern intrusions (namely a modern golf-course that bisects the property), it is still well worth the price of admission to visit one of... More 

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Cavendish, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A little over done but the tourists like it. Not the real birth place of LMM but they claim it is. Worth a look if you are on the Island.

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Totnes, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Green Gables was one of three reasons that I wanted to visit Canada & I wasn't let down. I had a huge smile on my face the instant we arrived. There is only a nominal charge to enter the house which is beautiful, the rooms are set out as they would have been & it was so lovely to see... More 

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Bellingham, Massachusetts
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82 reviews 82 reviews
21 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

One of my favorite stories off all time is what brought me to PEI and this was an awesome visit. The house was right out of the pages and there were pretty walking trails all around it to venture on. They actually have raspberry cordial soda and the gift shop was nice - picked up a few things. :-)

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Wayne, New Jersey
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48 reviews 48 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Linked so intricately with the Anne of Green Gables stories, this attraction will be MUCH more meaningful to those familiar with the stories. Bring your books and stamp them with the official Green Gables ink stamp! The ladies enjoyment came from the glee of living 'Anne.' The gentlemen's glee came from watching fifty-something-year-old women have the joy and wonder of... More 

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Waterdown, Canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We went to Green Gables as a family and it was quite interesting. The house is set up as described in the books and very well kept and preserved. The surroundings are beautiful and there is a barn and a small snack bar where you can buy Raspberry Cordial. The gift shop is also very nice. A good place to... More 

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connecticut
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119 reviews 119 reviews
6 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Its a legend and you have to go. It was our first time and its fascinating to see the property and hear the stories.

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Felton, California
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465 reviews 465 reviews
228 attraction reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

You almost feel that Anne & friends were real. Nicely done house and especially the grounds. Some nice short hikes are really peaceful even when the tour busses are in. Large gift shop. Nice, friendly, and helpful staff.

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Mattituck, New York
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110 reviews 110 reviews
14 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We visited on a beautiful October day, offseason and at a time when there were no crowds. I allowed for a peaceful visit to view the house and buildings that represented the setting for the Anna of the Green Gables novels. If you are not familiar with the novels or the movie it is still a nice place to visit.... More 

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Eastend, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Having read all of the Anne books, as well as many others by L.M. Montgomery, I was thrilled to be able to visit this site, which was the inspiration for the fictional Green Gables in the books. This is tastefully done, not at all touristy, which I appreciated very much. The Haunted Woods and Lover's Lane walks are lovely, and... More 

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