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November 28, 2018


Old Westbury Gardens

Old Westbury

Teen, Adult

$32; $30 seniors; $27 children ages 7-17; $20 children 6 and younger

Cream Tea and Tour at Old Westbury Gardens

Event description:

 Call a group of friends and relatives and enjoy a cream tea, which features scones, clotted cream and jam, and tea.  Then take a tour with one of our wonderful Volunteer Docents of the Magical Westbury House.  Each room is designed and decorated by our very talented horticultural staff.  Natural greenery is used extensively adding a wonderful aroma of the season.  What a wonderful way to get everyone together at holiday time.  End the tour shopping in our unique Gift Shop.  Advance reservations required - please state date and time. 

Address: 71 Old Westbury Road
Old Westbury, NY 11590
Phone: 516-252-3392

About Old Westbury Gardens

Old Westbury Gardens, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is the former home of John S. Phipps, his wife, Margarita Grace Phipps and their four children. Completed in 1906 by the English designer, George A. Crawley, the magnificent Charles II-style mansion is nestled amid 200 acres of formal gardens, landscaped grounds, woodlands, ponds and lakes.  Westbury House is furnished with fine English antiques and decorative arts from the more than fifty years of the family's residence.

Today, Westbury Gardens welcomes visitors of all ages for guided tours of Westbury House and Gardens, in-depth tours of the formal gardens, school visits, children's programs and events, family programs, museum exhibits, classic car shows, indoor and outdoor classical concerts, summer pop concerts, slide lectures, book signings, horticultural demonstrations and workshops,  Scottish Games, botanical arts and gardening classes, and Master Gardener and Educator-led Talks and Tours of topics relating to horticulture, art, history, design and architecture.  

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