Meet at Fuller Gardens in North Hampton, NH, for a self-guided tour of this early 20th century formal gardens. Rain Date: July 20 @ 10:00 AM; should we have to postpone, we’ll let you know by phone on July 13.
Known especially for its roses, the gardens include many varieties that bloom throughout the summer, as well as a Japanese garden, English perennial plantings, and a dahlia display. Gov. Alvin T. Fuller of Massachusetts developed the gardens as part of his seaside estate, Runnymede-by-the-Sea, working with the Olmsted firm and Author A. Shurtleff.
Admission Fee per person: Payable at the gardens, the fee is either $7.50 for a group of ten or more, or $10.00 if there are fewer than 10 in our group.
Directions to Fuller Gardens: Located at 11 Willow Ave. in North Hampton, right off of Rte. 1A. Driving up 1A from the Newburyport area, you pass through Salisbury, Hampton Beach center, and north past other beaches. Look for the left turn to Fuller Gardens just after the beaches end and the mansions begin. 200 yards after the junction of Rtes. 111 and 1A, there is a small Fuller Gardens sign. After you turn, the gardens are just ahead on the right. From the Gillis Bridge, it is about 14 miles to the gardens.