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Address: 10 Willow Ave, North Hampton, NH 03862-2228
Phone Number: +1 603-964-5414
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Fuller Gardens is a turn of the century public botanical garden nestled...

Fuller Gardens is a turn of the century public botanical garden nestled along the coast of New Hampshire. The grounds were designed in the 1920's by noted landscape designer Arthur Shurtcleff and the Olmsted Brothers and commissioned by Alvan T. Fuller as an ornament to his summer estate. The Fuller Gardens features 1700 rose bushes, formal English perennial borders, annual displays, Japanese Garden and Conservatory. The Garden are located on the ocean and entirely wrapped in sculpted hedges. Open from 10-5:30 mid April through mid October.

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A HIDDEN SEACOAST GEM

If you love flowers, especially roses, this lovely garden estate is the perfect place to visit on New Hampshire's fine sea coast. Just a block back from the Atlantic Ocean, on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
limeyl8e
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Laconia, New Hampshire
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Laconia, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you love flowers, especially roses, this lovely garden estate is the perfect place to visit on New Hampshire's fine sea coast. Just a block back from the Atlantic Ocean, on Willow Avenue off Route 1A, the estate was built as a summer home for a Governor of Massachusetts, Alvan T. Fuller, who hired the Olmsted Brothers to create a... More 

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Jackson, NJ 08527
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very nice gardens. A large variety of roses, dahlias and tropical plants. Very well maintained. Beautiful place to visit if the roses are in bloom.

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Brandon, VT
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although I've not had the opportunity to see other "gardens", this was much less than I expected. The roses were beautiful and some were in bloom. The green house was great. I thought the price was a little steep, but I have nothing to compare it to. I visited the American Independence Museum (loaded with artifacts & history) and it... More 

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Thank Beth P
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Hi Beth, Thank you for stopping by and we are happy to hear you enjoyed the blooms. The visiting experience is most dramatic when the roses are in full bloom and it sounds like you caught us in between cycles. Fuller Gardens is a small estate garden. We are a nonprofit organization and we do the best we can to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was really disappointed in these gardens. There were some pretty roses, but overall, there was not much to look at, and some areas appeared to be in need of attention. I have seen a lot better in other parts of the US. Just wasn't what I expected after reading the other reviews.

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MA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Fuller Garden is just north of Hampton Beach. It is not huge but if you appreciate fine roses and a majestic setting overlooking the ocean then do stop and take the time to smell the roses. Impeccably maintained easy walking and a small fee for entry. Worth the stop especially if the roses are in bloom.

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Easily forget time & the outside world taking a stroll through the spectacular tranquil gardens or find yourself a peaceful place to sit to quietly reflect among the color splash of flowers.

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Lowell, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

My sister and I visit Fuller Gardens at least two to three times a year. We always come down for their plant sale and we attend their Garden Party in July. The party is lovely, music, drinks and snacks as you wander around the beautiful grounds. Take time to stop and smell the roses, literally! On my bucket list for... More 

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Boston, Mass
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

We went for the colorful rose garden, as beautiful as many botanical gardens, and better than many, but were equally delighted by the contrast of the Japanese garden's quiet beauty and tranquility. Garden Director Jamie Colen and his staff tend the gardens constantly with only hand tools, and even the grass paths appear immaculate as they would have for the... More 

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Cranston, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

On Sunday afternoon June 19th my husband and I went to Fuller Gardens in North Hampton, New Hampshire. What a beautiful place. Japanese garden koi pond, European sculptures, fountains, 1500 rose bushes, etc. Admission prices are : Adults $9.00 Senior citizens, students, younger children, and groups of 10 or more all get a discount. Weddings are held there. Four unique... More 

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Laconia, New Hampshire
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

We stopped on Saturday to view the gardens. Maybe you have to time a visit just right. The flowers that were in bloom were lovely but there weren't enough of them in bloom. Lots of spider webs in the conservatory and very overgrown. It was difficult to walk down the aisle to see all the plants. For the price you... More 

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