This is a CT State park but you will feel like you are at a private estate. Any time of year is a good time to go for a peaceful walk, a run, a picnic,kite flying or enjoy glass of wine and watch the panoramic sunset. I have been going here for 30+ years, Dogs are allowed on leashes
Not far away from the center of town this gem in the Berkshires is a hidden treasure of Litchfield. Much like White Memorial, Topsmead offers a retreat from the hustle and bustle OR an additional moment of relaxation. The park was once an estate and has been preserved almost exactly has the owners had wanted. Beautiful gardens come to life... 更多
Owned originally by one of the Chase sisters of Chase Brass and Copper, Inc. of Waterbury, CT., this is a lovely English cottage set high on a hill of Litchfield. The grounds are spectacular as are the gardens and orchard. It invites you to walk, snowshoe, or cross-country ski in winter and walk and perhaps bring along a picnic lunch... 更多
The scenery in the park is incredible and the fall foliage is breath taking. It's a feast for the senses in every way. A photographer's paradise and a great place for family walks with much to do in the surrounding area. From the State website: Free guided tours of the residence are offered from June through October on the 2nd... 更多
Kind of hard to find because I didn't have an exact address for the gps but it was with the ride. Will definitely go back in the spring time to see more of the flowers and to spend more time in the park exploring.
Peaceful little corner of Connecticut. We enjoyed walking around and especially the flower gardens near the cottage. We were disappointed to discover that the cottage is only open to visitors on certain weekends, but it was still a pleasant visit. There is a toilet by the cottage, and another by the fields.
Charming cottage surrounded by manicured gardens set the mood for walking along well cared for country dirt roads and lush... 更多
Decided to grab cameras and visit Topsmead, a beautiful State Park within a five minute drive from the center of... 更多