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Prescott Farm

2009 W Main Rd, Middletown, RI 02842-7963
+1 401-847-6230
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Great for children

Prescott Farm is perfect for children and adults. They have a beautiful herb/ flower garden, a... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2017
giannak78
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Middletown, Rhode Island
Short Visit

We stopped here to view the windmill and to see what the farm was all about. Unfortunately, it's... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2016
SeniorTravelME
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Augusta, Maine
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Feel history come alive at this charming country setting featuring an 1812 windmill and other historic buildings. Feed the ducks and geese at the pond. Bring a picnic and enjoy the grounds. Visit the period kitchen and herb gardens created by Master Gardeners from University of RI. Explore the open green space and walking trails. Grounds are open daily dawn to dusk.
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2009 W Main Rd, Middletown, RI 02842-7963
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+1 401-847-6230
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

Prescott Farm is perfect for children and adults. They have a beautiful herb/ flower garden, a windmill and a pond where you can feed the ducks and other types of water fowl. It is calming, one of my favorite spots to take pictures of everything,...More

1  Thank giannak78
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We stopped here to view the windmill and to see what the farm was all about. Unfortunately, it's December and the farm is closed. It was also raining -- we didn't walk the trails, but they looked interesting!

Thank SeniorTravelME
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Make sure you bring some bread to feed the ducks! It's a beautiful park, you can take pictures and feel like you are in Holland. There are some great little trails if you go towards the back, past the windmill, across a small little wooden...More

Thank Sailorgirlmph
Reviewed 31 October 2016

A lovely "farm" setting with a beautiful old windmill, lots of fruit trees/flowers, and a stream fed pond. The buildings had informational plaques - would have liked to have had the time to go back when the historic buildings were open. Beautiful spot for a...More

Thank Ann S
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Really nice gardens. The old Wind Mill is awesome. You actually go inside. It is free to go here. There are nature trails & a pond.

Thank Suzann47
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I love to see the old Wind Mill. The gardens by taken care of by the University of Rhode Island (URI) are spectacular! Wonderful place to take children, walk through the nature trails in the back and sit by the pond and feed the fish...More

Thank senditinaletter
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Great place to learn more about Rhode Island and US history. Walk the grounds, look in the windmill and see the gardens. Free

Thank Larry B
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Nice Friendly farm with signage so you can self tour. Usually I've never found any of the buildings or office open but its still a nice excursion to tour. Definitely check out the Prescott Farm Website as well as the Newport Restoration website prior to...More

Thank eminker
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Prescott Farm is a quiet location that is filled with history. The windmill has never been open when I have been there. Once, the small front building was open. Reading the signs provided good insights. I love to bring my kids to feed the ducks-...More

Thank heidi F
Reviewed 18 July 2015

I grew up going to Prescott farms. We even retired a family goose here many years ago. I was glad to see it is still well cared for. I wanted to show it to my husband. They were servicing the windmill so we didn't get...More

1  Thank Rue R
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