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Address: 3501 Lexington Rd, Harrodsburg, KY 40330-9218
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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Beautiful Way to Spend a Day

Shaker Village is a beautiful way to spend a day. The architecture and furnishings are gorgeous. It is fascinating to learn about the Shakers and how they lived. The grounds... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Shaker Village is a beautiful way to spend a day. The architecture and furnishings are gorgeous. It is fascinating to learn about the Shakers and how they lived. The grounds are breathtaking. There are some buildings that are available entirely (or in part) for exploring on your own. In other locations, you might find artisans working on work related to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During Fall Break, we took our elementary and high school children to Shaker Village for a day trip. The children enjoyed seeing the animals and walking through the grounds. My husband and I enjoyed the history and the boat ride down the Kentucky River. We also ate lunch at the inn. The food was fresh and great for a light... More 

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Thank Shelee C
Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful meal and enjoyed the ambience. would highly recommend a visit to the property and grounds; friendly staff and service; worth the trip

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Thank covingtonLouisiana
Monument, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shaker village was a beautiful place to visit. The wedding was lovely and the area was so pretty. It was a perfect time.

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Thank barbreynolds001
Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Do NOT miss this place. From the bucolic setting to the remarkable history to the knowledgable staff, Shaker Village is a very special place. Will certainly return and stay overnight. Beautifully preserved and researched. Just gorgeous!

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are from WV and were visiting bourbon country with our friends. While planning the trip we ran across the monthly dinner event at Shaker Village,which was a Quail Dinner. The evening started with a bourbon tasting with a master distiller from Town Branch distillery. It was a wonderful way to start the evening. We moved to the cellar for... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did not visit the entire Village. We took a one-hour Cruise on the Kentucky River on a glorious autumn day. Our captain is also a naturalist and gave us a wonderful narrative as to what we were seeing, and as to what we didn't see. By that I mean there were animals and the like that only show up... More 

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Oxford, Mississippi
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I loved walking through the buildings and browsing the gift shops, but I really expected there to be demonstrations by actors in period costume. (I did not read this in the literature; it was just an assumption on my part.) The grounds were beautiful, and the exhibits were interesting. There was one "re-enactment" and history by a gentlemen of the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

It was a beautiful fall day that we walked around this village. I would suggest taking a guided tour so you can get all the information of this historic community. The buildings are well maintained and the grounds are beautiful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

The grounds were lovely, very friendly and beautiful! The trees had changed colors and it was if you were walking around in a postcard! Be sure and do the walking tour the people in the rooms were outstanding and very informative. It's a must do! Young grounds restaurant is very good be sure and make reservations. You can stay in... More 

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