Wentworth

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One of the first neat places I came across in Wentworth was the Shin-Boku Nursery.  To highlight their design skills and featured trees, they have created a stroll garden. I had the grounds all to myself that morning and spent quite a while immersed in the peacefulness which comes from a Japanese style garden. Walk with me…

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The intricacy and beauty of the stone lanterns was stunning. I wished I had packed a lunch to give me a reason to stay just a little longer. I didn’t walk over to the nursery, but I could see it across the field…

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As I was leaving, I made a promise to myself to try to put a bit of serenity into my own gardens. Another peaceful place I found was the shores of Lower Baker Pond…

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There are several reservoirs in Wentworth and each was quiet and beautiful…

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Many of the towns I’ve visited have had a particular “feel”, whether it be patriotic, welcoming, quaint or historic. It felt to me, Wentworth was all about peace and harmony with nature…

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Historic barns and the church only added to the feel…

An old barn with grass in front and a forest behind it. Photographed in Wentworth, New Hampshire in the spring. Landscape orientation.

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When I got to Wentworth Village, I spent some time in the park just below Baker Falls…

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After I took my pictures, I kicked off my shoes and walked along the rivers edge. The cool water brought some welcome relief from the heat of the day. I was just getting ready to pack up when a young man and his canine companions stopped by for a little afternoon game of fetch…

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If relaxation and serenity is what you are seeking, you need to spend some time in Wentworth!


Would you rather have lunch at the stroll garden or the park?

 

 

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11 Comments on “Wentworth”

  1. Sue Slaght August 31, 2015 at 12:29 pm #

    I agree The feel is very much peacefulness. Beautiful gardens but I have to say my top pick from your gallery is the dog with his oversized stick. I’ll be happy with lunch anywhere. 🙂

    • Touring NH August 31, 2015 at 1:03 pm #

      The dogs were having a blast. I’m thinking morning coffee in the garden and lunch in the park and glass of wine in the garden after dinner!

      • Sue Slaght August 31, 2015 at 1:34 pm #

        Excellent plan! I’m in. 🙂

  2. Oh, the Places We See August 31, 2015 at 1:13 pm #

    Pretty garden. But I also love the barn and church. Great shots of a neat little town.

    • Touring NH August 31, 2015 at 1:16 pm #

      Thank you. I’ve yet to keep my promise to myself of bringing in a bit of serenity to my own garden, but soon.

  3. New Hampshire Garden Solutions August 31, 2015 at 9:51 pm #

    I think I’d rather see the park. I like waterfalls that are easy to get to.
    All through this post I was thinking “Wentworth by the Sea” but that turned out to be a fancy hotel.

    • Touring NH August 31, 2015 at 10:02 pm #

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      Yep, different Wentworth, but named for the same person. And don’t forget Wentworth Location, an unincorporated place I visited last year. I loved the garden!

  4. Marie Keates September 9, 2015 at 5:19 pm #

    That garden is lovely.

  5. gallivance.net September 13, 2015 at 1:58 pm #

    As always, Laura, your shot of the water flowing over the rocks is gorgeous! I always think of it as one of your trademarks. 🙂 ~Terri

    • Touring NH September 14, 2015 at 8:32 am #

      Thank you Terri, I’m working on a waterfall calendar right now. Hope to have it done in the next few weeks.

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