Fonthill Woodlands Project

Fonthill Castle, and the land on which it sits, is a wonderful community treasure. This national historic landmark is a premier destination where people can explore art, history, and nature.

As a community, we have been entrusted to care for this extraordinary gift Henry Mercer left for all to enjoy, explore, and nurture.

The Fonthill Woodlands Project is an ongoing initiative to support and enhance the property’s historical, ecological, recreational, and cultural benefits.

As stewards of this special 66-acre site—and with the help of our community—we have cleared trails, removed fallen trees, enhanced garden beds, cleaned the reflection pond and installed new plantings around its perimeter, and removed all graffiti and spray paint on the Little House in the Woods.

Donations to benefit this important initiative sustain ongoing grounds work and care. Please donate today, and help us continue our commitment to this natural gem.


Volunteers play an essential role in the upkeep and care of our beloved woodlands.
Please help us maintain this local treasure by volunteering.

Check back in 2022 for our Fonthill Woodlands Clean-Up volunteer dates.






There are 44 rooms in Fonthill including 10 bathrooms, 5 bedrooms and 18 fireplaces.
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