Elizabethan Gardens, Manteo

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#4 of 24 in Parks in Outer Banks
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. Put Elizabethan Gardens into our Manteo day trip planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • October 3, 2017
    We went to the gardens for the afternoon. The gardens were so beautiful even in late summer. The lady that gave us our tickets was extremely nice and friendly. very knowledgeable. We were there for a ...  more »
  • October 3, 2017
    Every time I visit the Elizabethan Gardens I find something new blooming. It is a peaceful quiet spot on Roanoke Island. I can sit and listen to the birds or hear the water lap or lay out under a big ...  more »
  • September 27, 2017
    Spent a morning wandering around the gardens. There is a wonderful plant (in and out of a greenhouse) sale.  more »

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