Celia Thaxter's Island Garden Tours
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Best Garden Tour
A tribute to poetry achieved with the pen as well as in the garden, the Isles of Shoals home of poet Celia Thaxter on Maine’s Appledore Island is open to the public during the summer months thanks to Shoals Marine Laboratory, jointly administered by the University of New Hampshire and Cornell University personnel. Ferry transportation, lunch, and a guided tour of the oasis are provided. Ferry departs from 29 Wentworth Road, New Castle, NH.