Belcourt Castle, 657 Bellevue Ave, Newport Rhode Island 02840
401-846-0669 Fax 401-846-5345
This home was designed as the summer residence for Oliver Hazard Perry Belmont and his wife, the former Mrs. William K Vanderbilt, in 1891. The castle is now the home of the Tinney family, whose art collection includes antiques and treasures from 33 countries. Of note is the fine stained-glass collection and the renowned golden coronation coach. A 1-hour guided tour visits the main rooms of the French Louis XIII-style castle. Events are scheduled year-round. Candlelight tours are offered by reservation. Tours are given daily every hour from 9:30am - 4:30pm, Memorial Day to mid-October; at 11am, 1pm, and 2pm April 1st through Memorial Day. Ghost Tours are given Thursdays at 5 pm from Memorial Day through mid-October. Closed Thanksgiving and December 25.
Other History nearby:
(Warwick) Apponaug Village
(Newport) Astors' Beechwood Mansion and Museum
(Old Mystic) B.F. Clyde's Cider Mill
(Barrington) Barrington Town Hall
(Fall River) Battleship Cove
(Newport) Belcourt Castle
05/10 Coming to The Newport area
Hebron Maple Festival Hebron CT March16-17 Each year thousands of people come from miles around to enjoy and experience the weekend of maple related events.
7th Annual Great International Spring Beer Festival Providence RI April20 Your Beer Festival Admission Ticket will allow you UNLIMITED SAMPLING of more than 250 brewers, live music, food and MUCH MORE at the Rhode Island Convention Center.
New England Folk Festival Mansfield MA April19-21 A fabulous blend of dance, music, crafts, and food from many lands.
Connecticut Sheep, Wool and Fiber Festival Vernon CT April27 The festival, started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association, as a program ""to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut"", has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival by providing exhibits, demonstrations and over 60 vendors from the sheep, wool and fiber arena.
Spring Plant Sale Westford NH April27 The Middlesex Conservation District will be holding its annual Spring Plant Sale at the 4H Fairgrounds.
Connecticut Sheep and Wool Festival vernon CT April27 The festival started in 1909 by the CT Sheep Breeders Association as a program “to promote the keeping of sheep in Connecticut” has evolved and expanded into a premier sheep and fiber festival.