Sands Point Preserve: A Gold Coast Gem

One of our favorite spots to explore on Long Island is located on the North Shore in Port Washington. The Sands Point Preserve is a unique mix of woodlands, sandy beachfront, breathtaking scenic landscapes, historic education and….FUN!

The estate was created by Howard Gould, the son of financier and railroad tycoon Jay Gould, who purchased the land in 1900. Castle Gould was built with Ireland’s Kilkenny Castle as inspiration. Visitors park in a grassy field nearby as they enter the Preserve and can explore the grounds surrounding the castle and take an exhibit tour.

Castle Gould was originally intended to be Continue reading