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Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill

#1 of 11 things to do in Harrodsburg Features Animals
3501 Lexington Rd, Harrodsburg, KY 40330-9218
+1 859-734-5411
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A nice stay on the July kids package

We loved staying here with our kids, age 4 & 6. The wagon ride was a real highlight, and the young... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
via mobile
Big disappointment

Stopped here for a tour and was very disappointed. Was expecting a lot more to see inside the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jonathan K
Hebron, Kentucky
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Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill is a landmark destination rooted in the spirit of the Kentuckians that called this place home for more than a century. Discover inspiring legacies, fresh-air adventures and spirited hospitality throughout Shaker Village's 3,000 acres. Onsite amenities include overnight accommodations, dining and catering services, retail shops, historical exhibitions and tours, a farm and garden area, a nature preserve, multi-use trail system, riverboat rides, equestrian stable and an extensive calendar of special programs, activities and events.
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  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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3501 Lexington Rd, Harrodsburg, KY 40330-9218
+1 859-734-5411
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We loved staying here with our kids, age 4 & 6. The wagon ride was a real highlight, and the young woman who drove it was wonderful. The acres of restored natural prairie are amazing and awesome! The kids also loved herding the ducks and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here for a tour and was very disappointed. Was expecting a lot more to see inside the homes such as people representing the Shakers and more actual pieces from the period. We found neither. Stopped at the restaurant and although we knew reservations were...More

Thank Jonathan K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Checked in after dark in July. We went to registration and were given our keys and a crude map for the location of our room. We were somewhat familiar with the grounds but had to hunt a flashlight to find our way to our room...More

Thank Corvette1871
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Shakertown, as it's locally known, for an Arts & Crafts Fair. Really good quality, hand-made items. Admission included the entire property, and we enjoyed learning about the Shakers' worship habits in the meeting room, where a young man with an excellent voice told...More

Thank Elizabeth T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want wifi and alot of amenities, this is not the place for you. If you want to relax, enjoy history, you cant beat this place. Beautifull place.

Thank d l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is an amazingly large number of restored buildings; many of them contain hotel rooms. Many small activities and well informed tour guides but you can do self- exploration, too. The trustees house contains a restaurant with Kentucky or Shaker themed menu items. Much comes...More

Thank Joan R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went back after 20 years and place had definitely changed. No longer country meal style when they served platters family style of fried okra, pickled watermelon, cornbread... Don't know what happened as it seemed to be packed full of people back then. They are...More

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 2 half days and a night at Shaker Village and it was a nice visit. The people are kind and the learning/tours are interesting. The basic walking tours, horse tour and exhibits are worthwhile. We had lunch and breakfast at their facility -...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good but miss the country Foods they used to offer. They used to have great spoon bread. Now they call they cornbread muffins sooon bread. Can't fool us Ky natives. But the beef tils and pork shoulder very good

Thank Glenda L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very impressive, knowledgeable guides provided a 30-40 minute talk with visitors. They explained the history of the Shaker movement, some of their major religious beliefs, their living habits and ideas about their communal life style. There are large open areas between the buildings with a...More

Thank travelingnana47
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14 July 2017|
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Response from Libby W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are a couple of waterfalls that you can hike to. They were hard to find but after asking several staff members we were successful in finding them.
18 April 2017|
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Response from SailingQueenInBlue | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the Beaumont Inn in Harrodsburg. There are stairs but also an elevator. About 10/15 minutes away.