Elizabethan Gardens, Manteo

(3.7/5 based on 480+ reviews on the web)
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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  • The gardens are large and very ornate. You will not get lost inside, but you will find beauty and joy. Spend the day with your family. 
  • The gardens are a treat any time of the year. There are some very mature trees that really set this place off. I enjoyed the lights more than I thought. Would do it again. 
  • The Winterlights event was a beautiful stroll through the gardens with new displays and lights showcasing the wonderful statues and plants. A Feast for the eyes. Bon Fire and marshmallows. Movie for t...  more »