Surrounded by massive stone walls, the gardens offer a beautiful example of early 20th, century estate gardening with an unusual blend of horticulture and architecture.Plan to visit The Highlands Mansion and Gardens during your Fort Washington vacation using our convenient Fort Washington trip itinerary planner.
The site features nine outbuildings, including a bank barn, springhouse, greenhouse, smokehouse and Gothic Revival gardener's cottage.
The Highlands Historical Society began to restore the 2-acre formal garden to its appearance c.1925 - 1935 in October 2001, with a project at the screening wall on the east side of the garden.
The Highlands Mansion and Gardens reviews
Unfortunately one cannot tour this place on weekends and the visits are limited now but the Gardens are beautiful and generally open to public. The whole complex is a nice place for a relaxing stroll. more »
This is a lovely place to visit. The house is unfurnished so one is able to appreciate the architectural details. The tour guide was full of interesting information and amusing historical anecdotes... more »
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