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Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

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Address: 3501 Lexington Road, Harrodsburg, KY 40330
Phone Number: +1 859-734-5411
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Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill is a landmark destination rooted in the...

Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill is a landmark destination rooted in the spirit of the Kentuckians that called this place home for more than a century. Discover inspiring legacies, fresh-air adventures and spirited hospitality throughout Shaker Village's 3,000 acres. Onsite amenities include overnight accommodations, dining and catering services, retail shops, historical exhibitions and tours, a farm and garden area, a nature preserve, multi-use trail system, riverboat rides, equestrian stable and an extensive calendar of special programs, activities and events.

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Very cool experience in an unusual ambience

This place is more than a restaurant or farm; it can be an experience. We hadn't been in a few years, but when we were in town, we made it one of our priorities and it was a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Randy S
Goodlettsville, Tennessee
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Goodlettsville, Tennessee
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183 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is more than a restaurant or farm; it can be an experience. We hadn't been in a few years, but when we were in town, we made it one of our priorities and it was a highlight of the trip. Recommend it, both to couples and to families. Reservations are advised.

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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rooms are spacious and clean with comfortable bedding. Authentic shaker decor - sparce, yet practical. Televisions and wi-fi each room. Lovely views and great places to walk. Takes you back to a simpler time, sllowing for a relaxing stay.

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Paint Lick, Kentucky, United States
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7 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not recommended for evening receptions, if seeking easily found and well-lit paths of travel. While the low lighting of foot paths and roadways lend themselves to romance, the less than adequate lighting for evening receptions in late autumn were a heightened concern for adults with poor night vision.

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Charleston, SC
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34 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In an area of the country that is characterized by beautiful settings this is a gem. Once you get over the beauty you will be charmed by the story of the Shakers who built it. Allow 2-3 hours to walk around the grounds and attend tours and demonstrations in the various buildings. There are several art galleries and craft shops... More 

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Leavenworth, Kansas
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54 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed two nights here in the first floor room of the Stone Shop building. The room was pure Shaker, except with a great modern bathroom. We built a fire in the building's common room fireplace the second night which was really nice. We took in most of the buildings on site during a rainy day. The Meeting House is... More 

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Jonesboro, Arkansas, United States
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had time to kill and someone suggested this site. Lo and behold when we got there, they actually had rooms to rent. They have a map and a lot of the original buildings that were built by the shakers. They have several shops with snacks or there is the main building that has a restaurant. We were there around... More 

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Farmington, Missouri
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an interesting place to visit and understand other religious groups that populated the Ohio River Valley area in the 1800s. The Shakers have a unique history and were an integral part of the area in Kentucky during the 1800s. The staff there is helpful and you can tour around the different buildings. The location even has a working... More 

Thank Todd V
Johnstown, Ohio
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was totally awesome! Love the atmosphere. Spent the night. I think this was the biggest room I have ever stayed in. Love the knobs and giant windowsills. Places to put everything!

Thank Kitty G
London, Kentucky
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Shaker Village is a great place to enjoy the day horseback riding. Many trails to choose from that are well kept. The cost is $10 per rider. There is plenty of parking, although you are parking in a big grass lot so be careful if there has been a lot of rain. You can not ride your horse through the... More 

Thank KammieM
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I grew up within 10 miles of this Village. It is most interesting. And the food served in the Shaker Restaurant on site is the absolute best. All grown on site. A must. Locals have been eating there for years.

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