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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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Interesting history of horse breeding in Nashville. I enjoyed it. This is a good idea for adult, I don't see kids enjoying it. This was a hit with our group as something other... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Interesting history of horse breeding in Nashville. I enjoyed it. This is a good idea for adult, I don't see kids enjoying it. This was a hit with our group as something other than shopping, eating and drinking :)

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Out of the Nashville downtown area, this section has beautiful architecture in the homes. The plantation tour was conducted by an outstanding guide, dressed for the time period. We were able to hear the regular historical tour but since the mansion had just been decorated for Christmas, we had the additional tour of how Christmas was celebrated in different eras... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Again our tour guide was dressed to the historical time. Was a sweet young girl whom was very cleaver with answers to questions. Very nice tour and just lovely grounds. A must do. And if you can eat there the food was exceptional.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful property with a very interesting tour, the home is exceptional with many of the original antiques of the owners, the guides are in costume and give a lot of information..

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Amelia, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We purchased a two-for-one deal from Groupon and enjoyed the afternoon learning about this beautiful plantation. We've been on plantation tours where you only tour a few rooms, not the case here. Madeline (I think that was her name), was very knowledgeable and able to answer any questions easily. She took us through each room and allowed us ample time... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent some time wandering the beautiful grounds before deciding to buy tickets for the guided tour of the mansion. Boy, were we glad we did. Our tour guide entertained us with the history and stories of the family as well as each room of the mansion all while dressed in traditional mid twentieth century clothing. A complimentary wine tasting... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was very intrigued by all of the history and stories that the tour guide shared with us. Fun stories, sad stories and even stories about the Christmas tradition and it's beginnings which I had no prior knowledge to before. The tour was quick enough that I didn't get bored yet long enough for me to be entertained by my... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quiet afternoon, great hospitality and great place to walk. Buy a bottle of wine and sit in the gardens. Hubby and I used the Groupon thing and got in 1/2 price. $20 for both of us instead of $40. I especially liked the period costumes they wore on home tour.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a beautiful place. It has a very interesting history and the guide was wonderful. You can tour the grounds on your own, but the mansion tour is guided. You should get a ticket ahead if you are on a time schedule. The winery stop at the end of the mansion tour was very nice. Very tasty wines to be... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this listed on a hotel magazine and didn't know what to expect. The tour guide was amazing - funny, knowledgeable, engaging with the crowd. The mansion was also decorated for Christmas. There was a wine tasting at the end that really made for great afternoon. We actually bought six bottles of wine.

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