Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum

101 Ferry Road (Rt. 114) Bristol, RI
Blithewold is a beautifully landscaped historic public garden situated on Bristol Harbor with sweeping views overlooking Narragansett Bay. A forty-five room mansion, trees, lawns, flowers, gardens, and the sea combine to produce an aesthetic experience that is exciting and refreshing. Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum offers a particularly beautiful and gracious setting for private parties and corporate functions. April through October, the gardens and arboretum are especially lovely. Events may be held outside as weather permits. Guided tours of the mansion and the extensive gardens are very popular and can be arranged. Clambakes and barbecues are a wonderful way for an organization to entertain clients or employees and their families. The warmth and charm of the Blithewold mansion makes it an ideal location throughout the year for corporate and private receptions such as Staff Dinners, Client Receptions, or Anniversary Parties. On Monday and Tuesday, clambakes may be planned for a 4-hour rental. Please call for rates and availability. All rental fees include: *Use of mansion (where applicable) and grounds *Events tent with clear sides, hard surface floor and lighting *Coordination of deliveries and services *Manager, staff and security throughout the event *Other rentals including tables, chairs, dance floor, and the caterer are the responsibility of the lessee.
Package Pricing
Event Spaces
Blithewold Mansion
Events Tent
Great Lawn, Gardens and Arboreteum
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Non-Smoking
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Outside Catering Allowed
  • Acreage: 33
  • Facility Location Setting: Blithewold is a 33-acre estate in Bristol, Rhode Island - a spectacular property with lawns and gardens sweeping down to Narragansett Bay. There is onsite parking for cars and motor coaches
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 225
  • Parking: Complimentary Parking
  • Special Features: Offering educational classes and tours. Historic grounds offer over 250 different tree and shrub species, large conifer collection, natural areas, six distinct gardens.
  • Year Built: 1896
  • Year Renovated: 1907
Pawtucket, RI  
Capacity: 150
$349 per event
Arcade Games, Pool Table, Juke Box. Host Birthday Parties, Family Reunions, Wedding Showers, Communion / Baptisms, Baby Showers, Holiday Festivities, Anniversary Parties, Graduations, Bachelorette & Bachelor Parties and Retirements Parties at our Banquet Hall! Bring your food and drinks. Seats 150