The Fells
Historic Estate and Gardens
on Lake Sunapee

456 Route 103A
Newbury, New Hampshire

The Hay Estate House at The Fells on Lake SunapeeThe Hay Estate House at The Fells

Explore The Fells

House Tours  •  Beautiful Gardens  •  Hiking Trails
Educational Events  •  Gallery Exhibits

The Fells Main House and Shop commence summer hours, Wednesday through Sunday, 10am-4pm, June 17 through September 7.

Take a historic guided tour of the 22 room Colonial Revival Main House, learn about the Hays and get a glimpse into 19th century life on a New Hampshire summer estate.

Tour the expansive gardens, view the Animal Attractions sculpture exhibit, visit the children’s Fairy Village and Rock Park or go for an easy hike on the John Hay Ecology Trail.

Members visit free, nonmembers $8, discounts for seniors, students and families.

Artist’s Weekend at The Fells by Great Island Photography

Step back a century and enter the unhurried life of a country estate. Built in 1891, The Fells was the summer home of Secretary of State John Milton Hay.

The 22-room Colonial Revival main house welcomed three generations of the Hay family and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

DISCOVER the expansive gardens including a rose terrace, a rock garden of rare alpines, a hidden walled garden and colorful perennial borders.

Walking Trails at The FellsWalking Trails at The Fells

EXPLORE meadows, woodlands and waters with easy hikes on peaceful paths through gardens, woods and along the shore of Lake Sunapee.

ENJOY exhibits, classes and events. See The Fells website for details.

Mount Sunapee & Lake Sunapee from the hiking trails at The FellsMount Sunapee & Lake Sunapee from
the walking trails at The Fells

Grounds open daily year-round.
House and Shop open seasonally, 10am – 4pm:
– Wednesday-Sunday (mid-June to Labor Day)
– Weekends and holidays only (late May to mid-June and Labor Day to Columbus Day).

Adults $8, children 6-17 $3, under 6 free.
Discounts of $1 for seniors and students.
Family/household maximum of $20.
Unlimited visits with annual membership –
$35 Individual, $50 Household.

Photos from the 2007 sculpture exhibit at The Fells

Horse Sculpture
Horse Sculpture

Dragonfly Sculpture
Dragonfly Sculpture

Contact Information:

The Fells
456 Route 103A, Newbury, NH 03255

Click here to visit The Fells website

The Fells is a preservation project of The Garden Conservancy.