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Belle Meade Plantation

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Address: 5025 Harding Pike, Nashville, TN 37205-2810
Phone Number: +1 615-356-0501
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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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Great Historical lesson

Wanted to experience a plantation home and this one was really good. Our guide was excellent and shared so much history on the Belle Meade. Loved the tour and the wine tasting... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Wanted to experience a plantation home and this one was really good. Our guide was excellent and shared so much history on the Belle Meade. Loved the tour and the wine tasting after. Interesting to see how people lived during that time period.

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

You don't need a ticket to the mansion to see the grounds. However, you do need to pay a fee to see the grounds. You can get that in the restaurant area downstairs. I wanted to see the horse stables, servants quarters and the dairy. There are informative videos inside the servants cabin and it gives you a sense of... More 

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shepherdstown wv
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A relaxing afternoon spent wandering the grounds, a bit of porch sitting while awaiting the house tour, and a house tour which was superb! Followed by a brief wine-tasting. While not an impressive selection, IMHO, I actually enjoyed the blackberry wine, and a moscato! Reminiscent of olden days!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took a tour on Sunday morning and thoroughly enjoyed viewing the plantation house & learning about the history. The tour ends in the winery tasting room. We sipped 4 of the wines offered & enjoyed experiencing a style quite different from what we are used to in California wineries. There were some wines we wanted to try that were... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First time to the south made me want to visit a plantation. This is a horse plantation that is beautiful and has some great history behind the place! Our tour guide, a young, knowledgable, high energy, brunette, was excellent and made the tour a 10. Even more fun, we got to do a free wine tasting at the end. Oh... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely worth a visit. You need at least 2 hours for the house tour and a wander around the grounds and other buildings. This was our second visit and they've added Segway tours of the grounds which are cute but walking is needed if you are going to examine all the buildings. Our guide for the house tour was really... More 

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Hendersonville, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Happy to see that some of Nashville's history has been preserved for all to visit and explore. Nice tour of the mansion, although a bit pricey. The grounds are quite pretty. Nice leisurely Sunday afternoon well spent.

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Naperville, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The tour guides were very knowledgeable, answered lots of questions and wine tasting at the end - what could be better?

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We hadn't planned to go to this plantation house but are very glad we did. We had a light lunch in the restaurant before we began our tour around. The grounds are self guided. Very beautifulyl kept. The tour inside the house was very interesting, It is full of treausres which are all original to the house. The guide was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely would do the whole place - the grounds via self guided tour, the guided mansion tour and the wine tasting. Plan on a good 2 hours. As an enophile (wine appreciator) the wines were excellent - two of which are from local grapes. Excellent guided tour

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