New Hampshire Nature March 12, 2017
The Secret Garden In New Hampshire You’re Guaranteed To Love
Here in New Hampshire we have a lot of natural beauty, but sometimes it’s nice to explore somewhere that has been intentionally created to be breathtakingly gorgeous. One New Hampshire secret garden has tall hedges, hidden sculptures and stunning flowers, as well as a view fit for a king. Check it out:
The Saint-Gaudens National Historical Site in Cornish was the home and studio of famous American sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens.
Saint-Gaudens crafted hundreds of sculptures that are now seen around the country, and placed through the grounds of his home and studio.
But this New Hampshire secret garden is a work of art all on its own.
This birch-lined path surrounds the gardens. Walking it will give you a moment to prepare for the beauty that you'll soon see.
Hedges divide the garden into small sections, most of which feature one of Saint-Gaudens' works.
The main house stands boldly overlooking the gardens.
Saint-Gaudens' studio is just steps away from the house house. Today the studio is covered with grape vines.
The whole property has a breathtaking view of Mount Ascutney in neighboring Vermont.
The combined effect is absolutely magical.
When you visit this New Hampshire secret garden you'll never want to leave.
Saint-Gaudens' National Historic Site is located at 139 Saint Gaudens Road in Cornish. The property is open year-round.
For more information on Saint-Gaudens’, click
here. Want more New Hampshire hidden gems? Don’t miss this emerald swimming hole that is devastatingly gorgeous.
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