Unique fieldstone castle was home to legendary stage actor, William Gillette. The 184 acre park is situated on a hill overlooking the Connecticut River. Gillette, best known for his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes on stage, designed his house with intricately carved locks and wood doors. Hiking trails and picnic spots.
Admission: Self-guided tours: adults $5, children (6-17) $3, 5 and under free.
Hours: Grounds: year-round, daily, 8 a.m. to sunset. Castle: Memorial Day-Columbus Day, daily 10-4:30.
Address: 67 River Rd.
Rte. 9 Ex. 6 or 7
Phone: (860) 526-2336
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