Castle Hill is the centerpiece of the spectacular 2,100 acre Crane Estate, which is owned and managed by The Trustees of Reservations. The Great House, a glorious 59-room Stuart-style mansion, presides over Castle Hill’s 165 acres of designed and natural landscapes with commanding panoramic views of the ocean. Its famous, rolling lawn - the Grand Alleé - stretches half a mile from the portico of the Great House to the precipitous bluffs which overlook Crane Beach, a four-mile expanse of pristine, white-sand beaches and meandering trails across dunes also part of The Crane Estate.
The 1677 Whipple House is one of the finest examples of “first period” American architecture (1625-1725).
Guided group tours of Ipswich, Essex, Newburyport, Gloucester, Rockport, Salem and Marblehead with a qualified tour guide fully versed in the history of this culturally rich area.
Nestled amongst the North Shore towns of Gloucester, Salem, Newburyport and Rowley.
Crane Beach is one of the most spectacular beach and outdoor recreation destinations on the East Coast. With its clean, inviting water, miles of shoreline, and mesmerizing views, Crane Beach has been a favorite with the ocean-loving public for generations.