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Bayard Cutting Arboretum

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The Rain, The Park and Other Things

Beautiful park and manor house. Went to catch one of the art exhibitions on a rainy Sunday. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
William K
East Islip, New York
Sunday walk

This place is a oasis on the southern edge of Long Island Nominal fee and free if you have a NY... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New York City, New York
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440 Montauk Highway, Great River, NY 11739
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All reviews great lawn beautiful grounds high tea manor house dahlia garden delicious lunch love this place trees and shrubs small restaurant long island empire pass different seasons wraps took advantage at reasonable prices great place to walk the main house
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful park and manor house. Went to catch one of the art exhibitions on a rainy Sunday. The place is beautiful rain or shine. Very peaceful setting

Thank William K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a oasis on the southern edge of Long Island Nominal fee and free if you have a NY State Park Pass The mansion offers tours there is a small restaurant on the premises They have art sales and a summer flower shows...More

Thank Tempusfugit2015
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This is such a beautiful place. Gorgeous grounds, trees and flowers. And you can go for a leisurely stroll along the Connetquot River. I had a raspberry ice tea and crumb cake in the cafe and looked out across the great lawn to the river....More

Thank LindsCC777
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

My mother and I spent a beautiful Sunday afternoon here touring the house, the gardens and enjoying an afternoon tea. The Main House has guided tours on the weekends and we took advantage of hearing the history. We toured the Dahlia flower gardens, walked along...More

Thank lollygal
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Tea at the Bayard Cutting Arboretum is the perfect place to visit with friends or family if you are looking for something special. This was my second visit to the cafe for tea and they deliver a delicious spread of sandwiches and desserts. Just the...More

5  Thank NYMemorymaker
Reviewed 5 January 2018

This is a place of beauty and serenity. The gardens, the trees, the walking paths through holly bushes, the colorful splendor of the dahlias in the summer and early fall. The rhododendrons that are prolific in the springtime. The autumn leaves changing In October and...More

Thank Cathy C
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Visited today with family from Israel. Fall in its best, Golden leaves and trails , yet sunny and pleasant. The house is immaculately kept, although had access to the 1 st floor only. Had delicious lunch and tea at the cafe.

Thank Jenny K
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Had a terrific lunch at the cafe before my tour of the house. Love hearing about Long Island history and seeing how people on Long Island lived in the 1700-1800's. Great house and tour guide. Want to tour the outside next!

Thank Dorothy R
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Went for a walk with my girlfriend and was so impressed with the view and the grounds!! The Connetquot River was so nice to walk along. We had lunch inside at The Hidden Oak Cafe. Very nice afternoon!

Thank Bette Z
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

A hidden hideaway in East Islip. A small restaurant can also cater special events and lunches Very nice for a quiet stroll around the grounds and along the river

1  Thank Dennis M
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7 July 2018|
Response from NYMemorymaker | Reviewed this property |
Sorry.. not sure as I did not walk the entire place . Best to call the arboretum.,
12 June 2018|
Response from Cathy C | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure, but I would think so. There are no guards at the gate. You pay at a machine like a parking meter. They drive around in carts once in awhile for tours and to make sure everyone knows to leave by five pm... More