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“Beautiful plantation, informative tours”
Review of Middleton Place

Middleton Place
Ranked #20 of 191 things to do in Charleston
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Middleton Place is an 18th century rice plantation and National Historic Landmark comprising 65 acres of America's oldest landscaped Gardens, the Middleton Place House Museum and the Plantation Stableyards. The Gardens reflect the elegant symmetry of 17th century European design. Sculpted terraces, parterres, and reflection pools inhabited by swans are highlights of their intricate design. Rare camellias bloom in the winter, while vibrant azaleas blanket the hillside above the Mill Pond in the spring.
Reviewed 6 April 2018

The landscaping is beautiful. More importantly, the tours are very interesting. Great history. The house has great artifacts dating all the way back to the revolutionary war. If you are a history buff, expect 4 hours at the plantation.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Ben C
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

If you’re looking for a typical plantation home tour, this isn’t the stop for you. Although there are remnants and buildings that provide a glimpse of the old home, the prize here comprises the beautiful gardens and pathways. Lovely views, glorious flowers (though we were at the start of azalea blooming), and a few alligators shore-line! We enjoyed a beautiful day.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank BellaGirl2011
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

What a beautiful plantation. The gardens are spectacular. I would definitely recommend the house tour as the tour guide shared a wealth of information regarding the history of the plantation. So many fascinating stories were shared!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank sdfoust
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We visited the gardens which are magnificent with sweeping views of the Ashley river.
On the day of our visit there were wine tastings at various stations in the gardens
Wines great gardens beautiful
Finished the visit of with an excellent dinner at the plantation restaurant
Great local organic food
Wonderful experience

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank PETER B
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

The Middleton place offers a wonderful garden and grounds for a day visit.

The gardens and trails are wonderfully curated and well worth the short trip out of Charleston. You have opportunities to see alligators, birds, and turtles as well.

The house tour is a bit expensive and isn’t the most impressive historic house in the area so I’d say that this is optional.

The farm on the grounds offers a fun relaxing atmosphere for kids and adults alike.

Overall fun time with great staff, Id day the Middleton Place is worth the visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Peter W
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