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Castle in the Clouds

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Address: 455 Old Mountain Rd, Rte 171, Moultonborough, NH 03254-3517
Phone Number: 603-476-5900
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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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Scenic adventure with gorgeous grounds

There have been many changes at this estate since I was last here in 1991. It is now owned by a preservation society and is under major renovations and maintenance as this... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Kim146
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Tillamook, Oregon
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Tillamook, Oregon
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76 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There have been many changes at this estate since I was last here in 1991. It is now owned by a preservation society and is under major renovations and maintenance as this mansion is over 100 years old. The front of this mansion has scaffolding for these repairs. The charge is $16 to be admitted on the grounds. The first... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is just magical. The ride up feels like passing through the forest primeval - "the murmuring pines ... bearded with moss". Make sure to stop at the waterfall and the "pebble". The house is a great example of craftsman architecture and just inspires. The volunteers are knowledgable and clearly love the place; providing great details about the house... More 

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Dunbar, West Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A very popular place. Waterfalls to walk to. A furnished historic home to tour with very knowledgeable guides.It gives you a look into a bygone era.

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Greenfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

"Castle In The Clouds" is a nice piece of alliteration, but if you're expecting to see turrets and a moat you'll have to look elsewhere. Castle in the Clouds is a mansion called Lucknow situated way up on a hilltop in the middle of a 5300-acre estate, so yeah, the "In The Clouds" part is probably accurate a good portion... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had lunch on the patio and enjoyed a really fun waitstaff, surprisingly great food and an absolutely breathtaking view. Seems like it gets busy around lunch time - but you can wait at the bar - and it's definitely worth it.

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Thank Laura V
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The view from the carriage house restaurant was absolutely stunning, the mussel i ordered was nice too.

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Hull, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been wanting to come here for a long time and was not disappointed. The ride up on the trolley car was fun and a little scary on those small roads. From the driver to the docents in the house, everyone is helpful and very knowledgeable. One docent even opened a locked door to show us how the owner... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went up here during Labor Day, and the place was just gorgeous! It was unfortunate that we didn't get to stop by to see the waterfall as we had friends that were already waiting for us up at the castle, but even if you just go to the castle itself, the small price is worth it. It was amazing... More 

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New Windsor, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous views & home. Enjoyable visit. Self-guided tour of home after guide told you about the history. Extremely interesting and beautiful home with original art & furniture. Did not eat at restaurant although looked inviting.

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North Shore, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great way to spend a beautiful September afternoon! The views are spectacular and the house and grounds are exquisite. The gardens are meticulously maintained and the house and it's contents conjure up an elegant era. Looking out a bedroom window, I imagined what it must have been like to be greeted by such a magnificent vista each morning.... More 

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