Welcome to Our Lovely Gardens


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.

WinterLights will be closed tonight Saturday Jan. 21 due to rain.

We are open 10am-3pm daily for the month of January and will be closed to the public for the month of February.

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. 



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The Elizabethan Gardens is a project of the Garden Club of North Carolina. Our 65th Anniversary season is sponsored by Outer Banks Ace.OBA_65-anniv_seal_WHTweb


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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 except certain holidays.

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