Green Gables, Cavendish

A literary landmark, Green Gables represents the actual historical setting behind Canada's best-selling children's book series from the early 20th century. Author of the much beloved "Anne of Green Gables," Lucy Maud Montgomery spent her summers on this idyllic farm, which belonged to her cousins. The complex lies within a national park and features a Victorian-style farmhouse and a barn. Walk through the rooms named after the novels and "haunted" by the ghosts of the writer and her heroine--a willful red-headed orphan. The attraction organizes several engaging activities for visitors of all ages, including costumed actors bringing Montgomery's stories to life. Arrange your visit to Green Gables and discover more family-friendly attractions in Cavendish using our Cavendish trip itinerary planner.
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  • We took this excursion from the cruise ship. *not fully handicap accessible- trails being paved for wheelchair access *It was really neat to see the house and area that the books were set in. Quaint c...  more »
  • Awesome experience! We had a private tour due to being off season. It was a great way to see this historical place. I would HIGHLY recommend a visit in off season with one of the excellent park ranger...  more »
  • This is a must see stop! It's truly a lovely place to visit, that really transports you back in time. If you are expecting to see the set from the movie though, this is not it! That house is in the To...  more »
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  • Great cottages. Will be going back for sure.
  • Very relaxing place. The owners are super friendly and always available when you need them. The landscape is kept very clean and the cabins are clean as well. Each cottage has everything you need. I stayed there 1 week with my family and enjoyed it very much. A couple of negative points; the bathroom doesn't have a counter around the sink so it made doing certain things a little inconvenient. I personally found that there weren't enough electrical outlets, but if you don't have a lot of gadgets to charge then this won't really be a problem. They do offer WIFI but the truth is, it was quite slow, so don't expect to do much surfing unless you want to get frustrated. Some nice perks about this place would be the free books that you could check out while you stay there (decent selection), the pool which the kids loved, and the close proximity to Green Gables. We actually just walked across the lawn to the Green Gables office so that was really awesome. Overall, a really nice place to stay. Worth checking out.
  • Great site though a bit crowded the day we went
  • Great location. The cottages are old and not updated, but kept clean and tidy. Good reliable internet and cable services.
  • Cozy cabins, showers are small though.
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