Doors, Porches, and Gardens Tour
May 4, 2024


Doors, Porches, and Gardens is a self-guided walking tour of Olde Towne Portsmouth’s hidden gems, secret gardens, and adorned porches and doors. Please check in at the Portsmouth Welcome Center on High and Middle streets to collect your map.

This historic neighborhood dates back to 1740 and is the largest collection of historic homes between Alexandria, VA and Charleston, SC. Musical entertainment, historical re-enactors, and plein air artists will be performing for your enjoyment. Tickets are $10 each.

Doors, Porches, and Gardens tickets are available now.

The tour is self-guided and may be completed at your own pace. Free parking is available in the Middle Street Garage or at any of the city lots.

During your visit, stroll through our Farmers Market on High and Court streets; the Antiques & Flea Market on Middle and London streets; and tour the Hill House Museum on North Street. 

Doors, Porches, and Gardens 2021

Photography by Matt Hildreth

Doors, Porches, and Gardens 2019