Getting To Distant Hill Gardens
"No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden." Thomas Jefferson
Directions from Walpole, Keene, or Gilsum
Distant Hill Gardens
507 March Hill Road
Walpole, NH 03608
From the post office in downtown Walpole: go south on Main Street a few hundred feet. Turn left onto Prospect Hill Road. Go 0.75 mile up long hill. Just past the golf course, take slight left onto Maple Grove Road. Go 0.75 mile. Stay left of Toles Automotive then bear right onto March Hill Road. Go 2.25 miles. Driveway is on left just past a large run-down arched roof barn on right.
From the bandstand on Central Square in Keene: take Court Street 2.5 miles north to your second trafffic circle. (Note: Go straight through the first traffic circle at the Hospital.) There is a 7/11 convenience store on the right just before the second circle. Bear right onto Route 12A North. Go 8 miles. Turn left onto Walpole Valley Road. Go 2 miles. Turn left onto March Hill Road. Go 0.25 mile. Driveway is on the right, directly across from our mailbox - 507 March Hill Road.
From the intersection of Route 10 and Main Street in Gilsum: go south on Route 10 for 0.6 miles. Take a right onto Surry Road (at the beautiful and historic Stone Arch Bridge) Go 2.5 miles to the end of the road. Take a right onto Route 12A North. Go 1.2 miles. Turn left onto Walpole Valley Road. Go 2 miles. Turn left onto March Hill Road. Go 0.25 mile. Driveway is on the right, directly across from our mailbox - 507 March Hill Road.
Here is a link to a custom Google Map, showing the route to Distant Hill Gardens from the three different locations shown above:
- from Burdick Chocolate in downtown Walpole, NH
- from Central Square in downtown Keene, NH
- from Gilsum, NH
PLEASE NOTE: Don't follow the default directions given by Google Maps from Walpole, NH to Distant Hill Gardens at 507 March Hill Road, Walpole, NH. Their default directions will get you here, but by way of a much longer route.
Google Map's default directions from Keene are correct and can be used.
For those wanting to use a GPS, here are the coordinates for Distant Hill Gardens:
GPS Users: GPS may direct you to take some questionable gravel roads. If in doubt, stick to the paved roads.
Smart Phone Users: There is poor cell reception here on Distant Hill. It would be wise to print out the directions before you come.