Welcome Spring at Blithewold Mansion and GardensThe warmth and light of spring is upon us! One of the best places on Rhode Island to experience the blossoming of the season is Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum!

Blithewold is a 33-acre estate overlooking Narragansett Bay in Bristol. It is considered one of the best remaining examples of the Country Place Era and the Arts and Crafts movement.

Established in 1894, the estate remains largely unchanged since its heyday and opens seasonally to the public. The estate’s 45-room mansion still contains the family heirlooms and is surrounded by a series of lovely and unusual gardens and plantings. (more…)