Lakes Region Sights

Castle in the Clouds

  • 455 Old Mountain Rd. Map It
  • Moultonborough
  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

Published 08/07/2014

Fodor's Review

Looking for all the world like a fairy-tale castle, this wonderful mountaintop estate was finished in 1914. The elaborate mansion has 16 rooms, eight bathrooms, and doors made of lead. Owner Thomas Gustave Plant spent $7 million, the bulk of his fortune, on this project and died penniless in 1941. A tour includes the mansion and the Castle Springs water facility on this high Ossippee Mountain Range property overlooking Lake Winnipesaukee; there's also hiking and pony and horseback rides.

Sight Information


455 Old Mountain Rd., Moultonborough, New Hampshire, 03254, United States

Map It



Sight Details:

  • $16
  • Mid-May–early June weekends 10–4; early June–late Oct., daily 10–4

Published 08/07/2014


Map View

Map of

What's Nearby

  • Restaurants
  • Sights

See all sights in Lakes Region

Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?




Don't Miss


No Thanks

Love To Travel?

Get FREE e-mail communications from Fodor's Travel, covering must-see travel destinations, expert trip planning advice, and travel inspiration to fuel your passion.

Thank You

Now sit back, relax, and check your inbox to start planning your next travel adventure.

Please tell us more about the type of travel you're interested in. Check all that apply.