Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum

About Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum

Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum is a beautifully landscaped historic property situated on Bristol Harbor with sweeping views overlooking Narragansett Bay. A forty-five room mansion, trees, lawns, flowers, and the sea combine to produce an aesthetic experience that is exciting and refreshing. The magnificent gardens and grounds, located on 33 lush acres, can be enjoyed by visitors year round. The lovely English Country Manor style mansion is open for public enjoyment through self-guided tours Tuesday - Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. mid-April through mid-October. Tuesday - Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. November 24 to December 31 for the Christmas Holiday season. During this season we are also open Thursday evenings, 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., for concerts and Friday evenings, 5:00 8:00 p.m., for "Sparkle" our outdoor Holiday extravaganza!


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May 2019 Bristol, RI
“I love the location and history of the mansion and gardens. The staff is also incredibly friendly and supportive; I have made a lot of good friends and learned a lot about the industry from my coworkers.”
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