Picnic on the grounds of The Breakers, The Elms and Green Animals

Picnic on the grounds of The Breakers, The Elms and Green Animals

NEWPORT – A new experience is coming to the Newport Mansions, and it’s designed for people who want to enjoy the outdoors in some of the most beautiful settings in New England.

The Preservation Society of Newport County’s new “Stroll the Gardens and Grounds” experience gives visitors the opportunity to picnic on the historic landscapes of The Breakers, The Elms and Green Animals Topiary Garden in Portsmouth. This new specialty ticket includes outdoor-only access to all three properties, and costs $18 for adults and $8 for youth, ages 6-17. The three properties can be visited on different days. The grounds will be open during the following times: The Elms, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., with last admission at 4 p.m.; The Breakers, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., with last admission at 5 p.m.; and Green Animals, 10 a.m.-sunset, with last admission at 7 p.m.

Tickets are now available through NewportMansions.org . The ticket does not include interior entry to The Breakers, The Elms or Brayton House at Green Animals.