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Castle in the Clouds

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Address: 455 Old Mountain Rd, Rte 171, Moultonborough, NH 03254-3517
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+1 603-476-5900
10:00 - 17:30
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This "castle," a former estate, and the surrounding grounds,...

This "castle," a former estate, and the surrounding grounds, offer remarkable views of the White Mountains and Lakes Region.

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A beautiful place to be

My husband and I visited Castle in the Clouds in August. Such a beautiful place! We enjoyed lots of hiking with beautiful views. The castle itself was stunning and staff was very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited Castle in the Clouds in August. Such a beautiful place! We enjoyed lots of hiking with beautiful views. The castle itself was stunning and staff was very knowledgeable on the amazing history behind it. We enjoyed an incredible lunch, then walked to the gift shop and ice cream shop where we watched people horseback riding.... More 

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Rye, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An old college boyfriend used to rave about this place decades ago. I've been here a few times, and it is a gorgeous mansion with an incredible view. The Arts & Crafts interior is classic, and the grounds and gardens are lovely . It's a great place to spend a day. The Carriage House is a nice bistro with good... More 

Thank NHjo
Fleet, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

A well maintained property both inside and outside. The location was scenic with a long-drive up to the house (it might be called Castle in the Clouds but I let you on the fact that it is not really a Castle as we know it) and with intermittent clouds the view was impressive. The house itself had many original fittings... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

For being such a beautiful landmark they have very odd hours. Traveled all the way from MD just to be greeted by a very rude and snobby older woman sharply saying we are closed hood bye go enjoy the art show for 15 minutes. Very disappointed and also who suggests a art show when you have kids under 5. Very... More 

2 Thank Marisa H
Moultonborough, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

We eat out on the terrace in the summer/fall. It has a beautiful view of the lake. The food is excellent and service is also. The inside tables are in "stalls" that were used in olden days with Brass railings. Beautiful, quaint and fun. It is well worth a trip. While there, take a hike on many of the trails;... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

We visited on a really beautiful day, so there were no clouds - but there was the most incredible view from the restaurant. We didn't have time to tour the house, but had a short walk through the grounds and lunch in the restaurant. There was a good choice on the menu, and the food was excellent. Staff were friendly... More 

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Tahoe City, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

We enjoyed a 9-day stay in the White Mountains of New Hampshire in mid-October. We based our stay near North Conway. On a previous trip to Vermont we had read about the Castle. On a Sunday we chose to drive the 30 mile trip and did so in about 50 minutes. It was a pleasant drive, all on two-lane roads.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

This is a really nice stop if you're in the area. The waterfall is beautiful and there's a really nice scenic stop that overlooks the water. The restaurant was pretty good and the views amazing (the cocktails were great btw). The actual tour of the house was awesome! The tour guide gave SO much information it was almost difficult to... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

After entry at the gate, view the scenic spots on the way up to the house. You exit another way. From the car park buses run to the house every 15 min for an introduction to the house. After this you are free to wander the house. Such stunning views. Return to the car park and restaurant can be by... More 

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Sacramento, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I enjoyed my trip to Castle in the Clouds tremendously! The drive there is enjoyable. Once enter the property, you drive up this cool mountain road. I took the short hike to the waterfall - it was an easy little walk and it was very pretty. Further up the road, you get to the area where you take a trolley... More 

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