Blithewold Mansion

Bristol, RI, United States

Blithewold, a 33-acre summer estate with grand views of Narragansett Bay, is nationally significant in American history as one of the most fully developed and authentic examples of the Country Place era.

Blithewold, an American Garden Treasure

Blithewold is a 33-acre summer estate with grand views of Narragansett Bay and is nationally significant in American history as one of the most fully developed and authentic examples of the Country Place Era. The property features a 45-room mansion filled with family heirlooms, and is framed by a series of lovely gardens that range in character from mysterious to exotic and from poetic to practical. An exceptional collection of rare and unusual plants, specimen trees, an accessible greenhouse, and whimsical stonework project a character that is romantic, fresh, and inspiring – and unique to Blithewold. Our Mission is to preserve New England’s finest garden estate through excellence in horticulture and historic preservation, and by our example to teach and inspire others. Come and experience Blithewold today. …Come and be inspired.

Mid May – October Hours:

Tues-Sat, 10am to 4pm
Sun, 10am to 3pm and most Monday holidays.

Closed on July 4th. The Mansion will occasionally close early for Special Events.

Christmas at Blithewold 2017: Nov 24th – Jan 1st

Mon – Closed
Tues – 11 am to 5 pm
Wed – 11 am to 5 pm
Thurs – 11 am to 8 pm
Fri – 11 am to 8 pm
Sat & Sun – 11 am to 5 pm

Closed December 24th & 25th

The Gardens & Grounds:
Year-round Monday – Saturday 10 am to 5 pm, Sundays 10am to 3pm.
The grounds & gardens occasionally close early for Special Events.

Location & Direction

Newport Rhode Island Weather

Mostly cloudy

48°F

Newport

Mostly cloudy
Humidity: 76%
Wind: WNW at 7 mph
Saturday
Partly cloudy
45°F / 55°F
Sunday
Sunny
35°F / 58°F
Monday
Sunny
38°F / 70°F
Tuesday
Partly cloudy
47°F / 76°F

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