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Berkeley Plantation

12602 Harrison Landing Rd, On Virginia Route 5, Charles City, VA 23030-3339
+1 888-466-6018
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Electric Bike Tour to Historical Berkeley Plantation with Lunch
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First settled in 1619, this historic estate is the birthplace of Benjamin Harrison V, a signer of the American Declaration of Indepenence, and his son William Henry, who later became president of the United States.
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12602 Harrison Landing Rd, On Virginia Route 5, Charles City, VA 23030-3339
+1 888-466-6018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When we arrived at Berkeley, we realized we had already toured this property. We did visit the gift shop while there. This is another lovely estate sitting on the banks of the James River. The property has about 1,000 acres. It was the first estate...More

Thank Maggi713
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to the area several times but somehow missed this gem. Don't make my mistake and visit Berkeley the next time you are nearby. The historic connections to the foundation of America are surprising and powerful. The story of the house itself is...More

Thank Texman1313
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We Picked this place because it offered pet friendly. The grounds were very nice to walk around and the guy was very knowledgeable. Very happy we went to this place.

Thank Shane B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thedocent made the visit worthwhile.He god us engaging enlightening stories of the visitors to the Harrison household and of the families that have resided in the House.The stories if Washington’s and Jefferson’s visits were worth the price of admission. The house was tastefully decorated for...More

Thank beachteach15
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Great little plantation with a great view of the water. Beautiful home with lovely grounds around the house. Tour guide was friendly and knowledgeable. Set aside at least two hours to take in the house and the grounds. Walk down to the thanksgiving monument and...More

Thank M P
Reviewed 5 December 2017

There are many plantations to tour in this area, but this came highly recommended, so my sisters and I chose it. We were not disappointed. The home is beautiful, smaller than we thought of as being on a plantation, but perhaps we've seen "Gone With...More

Thank Karen D
Reviewed 4 December 2017

This was our second visit to Berkeley since we wanted our friends to take the tour. Our guide was very knowledgeable and presented more information than on our first tour. Her explanation of the origin of TAPS was not according to what is historical account...More

Thank ASH814
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

My mother and I just visited today for the first time, although we are local to the area, and I highly recommend it to anyone living in or visiting the Richmond area. Berkeley is a wonderful snapshot into the history of our country and it...More

Thank Brianne J
Reviewed 27 November 2017

I was so excited to visit this plantation. We are part of the Harrison family, and the historical family tree information did not disappoint. We spent time wandering the grounds, and found that everything was well marked with easy to understand and read markers throughout...More

Thank PrincessLaundry
Reviewed 26 November 2017

this is one of the original founding sites for early America. it is the site of the first thanksgiving (sorry pilgrims) and home to the Harrison's; they produced 2 presidents and hosted 10 of our early leaders including Washington and Lincoln. the grounds have a...More

Thank samurai4q
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Mechelle B
25 September 2017|
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Response from Agog84 | Reviewed this property |
We recently visited to tour the gardens only and were not asked to pay any fees.
Shirley M
27 February 2017|
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Response from VABicycle | Reviewed this property |
For the $12, $11 for seniors admission, you get a short film of the plantation history, a docent that conducts a tour of the first floor of the house, access to a small museum in the basement and the self guided tour of the... More
4 March 2016|
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Response from ASH814 | Reviewed this property |
If I remember correctly, it was $10 each for our tickets.