Welcome to Our Lovely Gardens

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    Dinner with Santa
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    Holiday Workshops
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Fanciful and elaborate gardens were kept to entertain Queen Elizabeth I during her reign.

Our garden was created for your enjoyment, and as a living memorial to the time when Sir Walter Raleigh’s lost colonists lived in this very place over 400 years ago.


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RAFFLE - TEN exciting prices! Raffle chances are $5 each. Drawing on 3.31.15

▪ Dec 2-Jan 3 WinterLights (Tues to Sat) 

▪ Dec 20 The Perfect Holiday Wreath

▪ Dec 20 This Day Has Gone to the Birds

▪ Dec 20 WinterLights with Santa

▪ Dec 20 Dinner with Santa 

▪ Dec 27 WinterLights Thank You Santa

▪ Dec 29 Kids Craft Day

▪ Jan 10 Volunteer Bulb Planting Day

▪ Jan 10 Gift Shoppe Clearance Sale

▪ Feb 14 Diamonds & Denim – a dinner dance


Located at 1411 National Park Drive Manteo, NC 27954 GPS: 35 56.2N 75 42.7w Hours vary seasonally. Visitation is by paid admission. Phone: 252-473-3234

Spread the holiday spirit all along the coast and visit Christmas in Corolla this year at historic Whalehead which will be all bedecked for the holidays: November 19 – December 31, 11am-4pm. Candlelight tours on Fri & Sat evenings.

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Take A Tour An audio & visual tour
of The Elizabethan Gardens


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The Elizabethan Gardens is located adjacent to The Lost Colony's Waterside Theatre and Fort Raleigh National Historic Park on Roanoke Island nestled near North Carolina's Outer Banks. The gardens are open year-round, seven days a week.

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