Green Animals Topiary Gardens
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Incredible gardens...well worth the visit!! Public accessway to the waterfront and end of Cory's Lane. Park there and stroll the rocky waterfront.
This small country estate in Portsmouth features more than 80 pieces of topiary throughout the gardens, including animals and birds, geometric figures and ornamental designs, sculpted from California privet, yew, and English boxwood. Purchased by the Brayton family in the 1870’s, Green Animals is…
This small country estate in Portsmouth was purchased in 1872 by Thomas E. Brayton (1844-1939), Treasurer of the Union Cotton Manufacturing Company in Fall River, Massachusetts. It consisted of seven acres of land, a white clapboard summer residence, farm outbuildings, a pasture and a vegetable…
Visit the GREEN ANIMALS TOPIARY GARDEN in Portsmouth, just a few minutes down the road, and enjoy the giant animal topiaries.
Topiary trees and hedges in all sorts of shapes and sizes, including the legendary animals. The garden is the oldest of its kind in North America.