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Belle Meade Plantation

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Address: 5025 Harding Pike, Nashville, TN 37205
Phone Number: +1 615-356-0501
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour, Leisure education
Description: Belle Meade Plantation is a non-profit historic site located in Nashville...
Belle Meade Plantation is a non-profit historic site located in Nashville, TN. Established in 1807, Belle Meade was revered as the greatest thoroughbred stud farm in the United States. It was home to Iroquois,the first American bred horse to win the Epsom Derby and the great foundation sire,Bonnie Scotland,whose descendants include Secretariat, Seattle Slew, Native Dancer, Big Brown and California Chrome. Belle Meade was owned and operated by the Harding-Jackson family for nearly a century from 1807 until 1906. Today their home is restored to its turn of the century appearance along with several original outbuildings.
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Very interesting and enlightening

Our tour guide was phenomenal and extremely well educated in the history of the plantation and Nashville itself. We did a small wine tasting which is included with your tour... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Our tour guide was phenomenal and extremely well educated in the history of the plantation and Nashville itself. We did a small wine tasting which is included with your tour. The winner truly is not bad, you may be surprised.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

It was very neat to see the beauty of this plantation home. It was also very interesting to hear from the guide about the history of the family and slaves. However, the house is not a great place for young children as there are many priceless valuables.

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

beautiful property, loved the history of the place. it's quite large & there is a gift shop & restaurant. that menu looked great, but we had other plans. I'd recommend eating here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This was a beautiful place to visit and the history of this Plantation was so interesting. This tour ended with a wine tasting occupied by very funny and witty employees that were more than generous. We took home 2 bottles of the Blackberry Wine, which I highly recommend!

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Saskatchewan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We didn't take the tour of the mansion...just did the self tour. It was so interesting. The grounds are huge so we were there a few hours. The wine is great! I hate wine and yet they sold me on a fantastic sweet wine. ..I loved it so much we bought a case! Walk down to the front bridge where... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Had a coupon of some sort for the tour. Went on a Saturday afternoon. VERY informative. I liked that the tour guides were in costume. Neat gift shop at the end... where we bought different trinkets and wine. Restaurant inside the plantation is AWESOME! Like a hidden gem! Real good quality food and drinks... but not very advertised. Would go... More 

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Boston, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

This is a lovely historic old home and was very pleasant to spend a quiet afternoon. Very much old south.

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Williamsville, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

After traveling on vacation nearly 2,500 miles we were delighted to make it to this beautiful well preserved picturesque place. Unfortunately, we arrive just after 4 pm their last scheduled tour we were so saddened to potentially miss this national treasure. As we were turned away by the ticket folks. In comes Robert Cross and in his words, "I can't... More 

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Versailles, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Our tour guide did a wonderful job making the tour educational and fun. Hard to believe she was new.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

We were looking for a break from bars and found this as trip advisor. It is really close to the city and they have free parking so we jumped on it! The house tour was really interesting and I don't think it would be worth just paying for the grounds tour as there really wasn't that much else to see.... More 

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