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Address: 572 Essex Street, Beverly, MA 01915
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This former family retreat has been renowned for its gardens for almost a...

This former family retreat has been renowned for its gardens for almost a century.

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This location is a great spot for an afternoon visit regardless of the weather. Nice trails to walk, beautiful flowers in season and a quiet atmosphere. Need to decompress? Try... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 January 2017
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BeverlyMass
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BeverlyMass
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105 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

This location is a great spot for an afternoon visit regardless of the weather. Nice trails to walk, beautiful flowers in season and a quiet atmosphere. Need to decompress? Try Longhill.

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Beverly, Massachusetts
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197 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a gem for all kinds of different things - photography, picnics, relaxing, hiking and just enjoying nature. Highly recommended for residents as well as Beverly guests!

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Beverly, Massachusetts
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83 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is a great spot for walking about, visiting the old homestead, and having a picnic. It also provides wonderful scenescapes for any type of photo: engagement, baby, family, etc.

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Thank Jay_the_Triathlete
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

My wedding party, family, and now husband, were in awe of this beautiful place. The wedding pictures came out gorgeous. Dan Bouchard was extremely helpful and responsive in the planning process!

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Thank Christine L
High Bridge, New Jersey
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

While trying to find something different to do in the area, we stumbled upon Long Hill. Beautiful gardens and nice walking paths. Most anyone should be able to walk this. It was very peaceful and I'm looking forward to visiting in the fall!

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Thank Beth P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

I live locally and visit at least once a year. It's a wonderful combination of beautifully landscaped gardens and ponds with hidden architectural elements. There are some low-key trails around the property and worth exploring. I've strangely never been on a tour inside the house. Everything is at its peak in June (including the frogs :)) and would recommend visiting... More 

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Beverly, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Long Hill is an perfect spot for a short hike, gazing at flowers or simply taking the temperature of the seasons. I would say almost anyone would find some of the gardens accessible, flat terrain. I love this place.

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Bradford, Massachusetts
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104 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

I did two loops of the well marked red trail (Main Loop), it was buggy but very scenic. Some interesting gardens around the main house and a big orchard. The trails were well marked. Buggy (deer flies) but that is normal in July!

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Exeter, New Hampshire
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104 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

We have visited other Trustees sites, but found this one a little disappointing. Admittedly, it is late in the spring blooming season, and a number of flowers and trees were in bloom. However, the description of the garden led on to expect more. It seemed that they needed considerable maintenance. The trails seemed a little rustic for someone with a... More 

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Rockport, MA
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92 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

We walked about the terraced gardens. Some flowers were in bloom. Weeding needs to be done - weeds were a distraction from what could have been. Large planters were empty and this would have been a lovely way to show off more flowers and creativity. Names of plants and flowers would have been helpful at their location. Mansion was closed... More 

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