Elizabethan Gardens, Manteo

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#4 of 24 in Parks in Outer Banks
Garden Nature / Park
Inside the Fort Raleigh National Historic Site, look for Elizabethan Gardens, a memorial to the first colonists marked by renaissance statues and meticulously managed landscapes. The 4 hectare (10 acre) park features shaded paths that will lead you through forests and colorful plazas, and you'll see interpretive plaques with useful information about each important sight. Numerous art and craft workshops and festivities take place here throughout the year. Check out the garden shops, which offer a selection of plants, statuettes, candles, soaps, and sweets. Before you head to Manteo, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Manteo holiday planner, to make sure you see all that Manteo has to offer, including Elizabethan Gardens.
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  • While traveling on the road we stopped to visit these beautiful gardens, very well kept and evocative. We also had occasion to admire many butterflies that have increased the charm. The grounds are not very big, so it doesn't take long to visit, if you go around here I recommend a stop.
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  • Wonderful brick pathways and beautiful flowers blooming everywhere! Great place to spend a few hours. Loved the statues scattered around too  more »
  • A hidden gem well worth an hour or more Very interesting and very well maintained Formal gardens were small but the grounds were fantastic  more »

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