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Government House

1 Terry Fox Dr, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 0E8, Canada
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Such a privilege to be able to stroll through the gardens

We were delighted that we were able to stroll through the gardens and get up so close to the house... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sanchdog
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Gold Coast Australia
Open House

We went to the Open House at the beginning of the month (Dec. 4th). This is such a beautiful house... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Tara L
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Charlottetown, Canada
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1 Terry Fox Dr, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 0E8, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were delighted that we were able to stroll through the gardens and get up so close to the house itself. Unfortunately the house wasn't open when we were there, but I will try to coordinate my next visit to Charlottetown when it is open....More

Thank sanchdog
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went to the Open House at the beginning of the month (Dec. 4th). This is such a beautiful house and it's lovely to see the gorgeous Christmas decorations in the 4 rooms that are open to the public. There was a youth choir singing...More

Thank Tara L
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Although the house is only open for visits in the summer, the grounds are open all year round. Built in the 1830’s this would have been a very impressive building for the time. Kitty corner to Beaconsfield House you should visit both.

Thank Lesterbeach
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Apparently the Gov invites people to join him in the garden on regular occasions..unfortunately our day wasn't one of them but we could, drive in & walk in the gardens!

Thank lollygobbleblissbom
Reviewed 30 September 2017

This magnificent historic home is the official residence of the Lieutenant Governor of PEI. It sits atop a hill within Victoria Park and overlooks the Charlottetown harbour, providing spectacular views. The grounds are impeccably kept and the gardens are beautiful. While the home was not...More

Thank LuluReview
Reviewed 28 September 2017

As a member of Girl Guides of Canada, I have been inside the home when some of our girls have received their Canada Cord. It is a building full of history. I'm not sure the public can just walk right in but if the opportunity...More

Thank Anne C
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We could only walk in the park since the house was not open for visit at the time we were there. In any case it is easy to appreciate the grandeur of the house and what it would have been in its days. There is...More

Thank TorontoFR
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

This historic home has spectacular views and gardens. The shaded yard overlooks a beautiful little water inlet that had many sailboats zooming around. The gardens were manicured and well maintained, with well placed markers labeling the flowers and shrubs. Beautiful birch grove to the left...More

Thank Molly4267
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

I wasnt able to go in thr House even if its says open for visit in July and Aug. Nobody answer the door or nobody om the grounds. But the house architecture from outside is splendid and grande. But the garden are astonishing and must...More

Thank Gilles B
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Nice open area for a good walk, but a little remote for finding toilet or refreshments along the way, especially if without car. Pleasant views of the water, but nothing much else around. Need to be fairly fit if planning to get there and back...More

Thank savvysolo
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