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Baynard Plantation Ruins

Baynard Park Road, Harbour Town, Hilton Head, SC
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So cool. Added signage really helps

A little jewel in the middle of nowhere. Off the beaten track. I like that it's not commercialized... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Muskoka Lakes, Canada
Just a side trip

So this was short and sweet. A history lovers stop. I love the spicier side of this story more than... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Groves, Texas
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Tours are available through the remains of a plantation house dating back to the 1800s.
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good49%
  • Average22%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“slave quarters” (13 reviews)
“sea pines” (48 reviews)
“oyster shells” (11 reviews)
Baynard Park Road, Harbour Town, Hilton Head, SC
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little jewel in the middle of nowhere. Off the beaten track. I like that it's not commercialized. It gives you a glimpse of the past...what people lived like and through. Hard to imagine...

Thank debdoestravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So this was short and sweet. A history lovers stop. I love the spicier side of this story more than what you read while at the side. This area is lovely and it does cost you $6.00 to get in. Go visit everything while your...More

Thank DebiJPeck
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So cool to see how they built this old plantation home out of oyster shells and sand so cool. Some of the ruins are still there.

Thank Donna W
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This attraction can be viewed in twenty minutes, as there is really not much to see...the story in slightly interesting but not worth going too far out of your way to see it. Also, if you are not staying in the Harbor Town area, you...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 13 October 2017

There's not that much to see and there's a lot of speculation about the foundations and their reorganization. It's a good destination to have as a bike ride.

Thank joeyeatsout
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This is a nice walk or ride from Sea Pines Center, near the firehouse. These ruins are nice to see and maybe learn a little about the area. Bikes can be rented at Sea Pines Center and there is plenty of parking there. The ruins...More

Thank Chris423
Reviewed 4 October 2017

If you are visiting Hilton Head and you are a history buff you will be interested in visiting the tabby ruins of this pre-1800 plantation home. Well preserved and in a peaceful setting.

Thank Phillip K
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Great little place to visit by bike and learn something if staying in Sea Pines. Not sure that I would pay to come in for this if I wasn't already a guest.

Thank jwalk21
Reviewed 22 August 2017

This was a pretty cool place to visit on HHI. The information about the architecture and era were very informative. It only takes about 15-20 minutes to do. The only negative is you have to pay $6 for a day pass to sea pines to...More

1  Thank Chris S
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We biked to the ruins one afternoon, it was well worth the 30 minute bike ride. Not a lot left to see, but reading available to describe what was once there. Have been to Hilton Head several times and this was the first I visited...More

Thank gkuncio
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27 August 2016|
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Response from mountforest | Reviewed this property |
No. Not a campground. Lots of vrbo. Type rentals.