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“Well worth the visit” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Oatlands Historic House & Garden

Oatlands Historic House & Garden
Ranked #3 of 77 things to do in Leesburg
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: A historic garden property administered by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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153 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Well worth the visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

I love guided tours and there were only 5 in our group. The tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and the history of the families owning the house very interesting. We loved the gardens.

Visited May 2013
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English first
Franklin, Tennessee
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58 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Grandeur”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

The gardens are amazing. Even in the pouring rain. House is impressive. Guide very knowledgeable. Lots of info on the families who resided here.

Visited April 2013
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Washington DC
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Escape from the city here”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

The mansion tour was led by Liz, who remembered every detail about the home's history and brought the history to life. The garden was inviting and intricate. The kids we observed on our visit were having an exciting time discovering the hidden trails between the shrubs. Well placed benches begged us to sit and spend the afternoon just enjoying this beautiful, quiet, peaceful place. Try to come in Spring if you can.

Visited April 2013
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Owings Mills, Maryland
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513 reviews
130 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 426 helpful votes
“Lovely Day at Oatlands Plantation”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

We spent several hours at this lovely location. My husband and I decided to take to guided tour of the manor house and we were the only people for the 1:00 pm tour. I was wonderful learning about the plantation's history and the history of the people that owned it through the years. The gardens were just coming out with the warm days we just had and it was lovely though not completely in bloom yet.

Visited April 2013
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Warrenton, Virginia, United States
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4 reviews
“Elegant but can visualize as a home”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

I love this plantation in all seasons, especially Spring gardens and the Christmas tea. I come back year after year and bring out-of-town visitors.

Visited August 2012
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