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Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

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3501 Lexington Rd, Harrodsburg, KY 40330-9218
+1 859-734-5411
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Step back into the simple past

A trip to Shaker Village is one you won't forget. The simple lifestyle comes to life as you tour... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Angela M
Absolutely peaceful

Shaker Village is bucolic in its quiet and peaceful setting. The buildings are simple yet... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
tofte6
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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.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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3501 Lexington Rd, Harrodsburg, KY 40330-9218
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+1 859-734-5411
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"family dwelling"
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"kentucky river"
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"meeting house"
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"dining room"
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"farm animals"
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"step back in time"
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"boat ride"
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"fascinating place"
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"lemon pie"
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"hiking trails"
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"grounds are beautiful"
in 13 reviews
"interesting history"
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"the barn"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A trip to Shaker Village is one you won't forget. The simple lifestyle comes to life as you tour the buildings, explore the gardens and stroll through the fields. Take time to relax under a bug shade tree, take a boat ride, hike the trails...More

Thank Angela M
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Shaker Village is bucolic in its quiet and peaceful setting. The buildings are simple yet beautiful. Take time to go to the presentations, particularly that of Shaker music and Beliefs which give a fascinating backstory of the Shaker life. Staying in the Village gave us...More

Thank tofte6
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We arrived late at night and it all appeared very bleak. When we woke up in the morning and realized what the Shaker Village meant, and saw the beautiful park, and had wonderful meals in the dining room, it was fantastic and something that we...More

Thank sally F
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed the tours and learning about the Shakers. We particularly enjoyed the music and dancing lesson with Holly. She was enthusiastic and appeared to love her job! The village was wonderful for a day visit. We spent two nights at the Shaker Village Inn....More

Thank Ginger A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in with the family for dinner on a Sunday. The food and staff were terrific. We each tried something different and everyone enjoyed their meal. The portions were large and very good. Look forward to stopping in again when in the area.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The setting alone is beautiful but we were pleasantly surprised at the tours and demos. we first joined a group learning about the Shaker music that included us singing and stomping. Fun for all. Then we did a horse drawn wagon trip around the village...More

Thank lesliewills
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I found the site to be relaxing and of course very informative. Only thing I felt was lacking, was someone actually making items there.

Thank Mike N
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ShakerVillagePH, Vice President of Hospitality Services at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting Shaker Village recently. I appreciate you taking the time to write a review. I'm happy to see that you found our programming to be informative and our surroundings relaxing. We hope to see you again in the future.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I spent three nights here. We love the historic buildings and the quiet grounds. Jim is a great guide, and you mustn't miss the music session with Holly or Matt. We stayed in East Brethren, where they need to fix one of...More

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ShakerVillagePH, Vice President of Hospitality Services at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting Shaker Village and staying with us recently. I'm glad to see that you enjoyed your experiences here. I will be sure to share your praise of Jim, Holly, Matt and Rene with them. I'm sorry that the weather didn't cooperate during your...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were 2 couples celebrating anniversaries and this was a great choice. We had reservations but middle of the week, so it was hardly necessary. The other couple had eaten here before, but it was our first time. The facility is lovely, the service excellent...More

Thank Kathryn N
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ShakerVillagePH, Vice President of Hospitality Services at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us recently for dinner in the Trustees Table. I'm happy to see that you and your party enjoyed the food, service and setting. We hope to see you again in the future and Happy Anniversary!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was not sure how my kids, ages 18, 15 and 12, would do at a quiet place but they enjoyed it as much as us parents did. We stayed in one of the family dwellings, 3rd floor; got a lot of exercise walking up...More

Thank Kimberly M
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ShakerVillagePH, Vice President of Hospitality Services at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for visiting Shaker Village with your family recently. I appreciate your business and all the feedback you provided. I was happy to see that the entire family enjoyed the experience here. There certainly is plenty to do for any age group. We hope you...More

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fredkix
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Response from kbbradford | Reviewed this property |
Not that I saw or heard of.
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Mfmjla
April 18, 2017|
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Response from SailingQueenInBlue | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the Beaumont Inn in Harrodsburg. There are stairs but also an elevator. About 10/15 minutes away.
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