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Middleton Place

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4300 Ashley River Road, Charleston, SC 29414-7206
+1 843-556-6020
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A wonderful walk

It was a really hot morning, but nevertheless we enjoyed. The sun dials, the secret gardens, the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
farhana z
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Fairfax, Virginia
Amazing way to spend a day

wear your walking shoes and step back in time. The gardens are lovely, the terrace overlooking... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Debbi N
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Charleston, South Carolina
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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.
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  • Average7%
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4300 Ashley River Road, Charleston, SC 29414-7206
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It was a really hot morning, but nevertheless we enjoyed. The sun dials, the secret gardens, the 400-year old oak tree and the handsome horses were just a few. The estate is a beautiful picturesque place and with all that information into the past, is...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

wear your walking shoes and step back in time. The gardens are lovely, the terrace overlooking the rive is magnificent, gators galore! Don't miss having lunch or dinner at the restaurant the food is outstanding

1  Thank Debbi N
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a lovely visit to Middleton Place. The grounds and house were lovely and the two tour guides we had were knowledgeable and helpful. However, the way that the guides spoken of the role slavery played in the lives and history of the place...More

1  Thank angelalduffy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love love this place, so historic and so beautiful. Truly a treat. They also have a restaurant where we ate lunch, so so good.

1  Thank Evi_02
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The house tour was super interesting! Not too long and air conditioned! After that you can tour the stable area which has demonstrations (pottery, blacksmithing, weaving, woodworking). They are super nice and tell you about other stuff too like how the rice farming worked. While...More

1  Thank Jennifer O
Reviewed 1 week ago

there for a wedding, absolutely beautiful ! The weather in May is as perfect as weather can be. Great time to be in Charleston.

Thank Ed T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first place we make sure all our out-of-town guests get to see. Stunning gardens (at their best during spring azalea season) and fascinating house museum, with lots of lovely old furniture, pictures, and other old family heirlooms of one of the most prominent families...More

Thank FWhiteIII
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting Middleton Place was such an amazing experience . The stories were so interesting . The grounds were so beautiful including the peacocks . Would love to someday visit again.❤️

Thank Diana c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was suggested by our concierge over Magnolia Plantation. It definitely was a good choice. Lots to see and the house tour is a must. We should have done the carriage ride but chose to walk instead. That way we got to speak with the...More

1  Thank 7springstrinityfla
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love Middleton Place! The gardens are beautiful all year round and it is a very peaceful, tranquil place. I have always really enjoyed the filet mignon on the dinner menu. We went there recently and I ordered the filet, but it was a "bone-in"...More

Thank J P
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Sarah C
14 August 2017|
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Response from Ron K | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure, we bought our tickets there, it was very easy onsite
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pcornforth
25 April 2017|
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Response from Don B | Property representative |
Middleton Place is a centuries old plantation that has been maintained, as best as practicable, as it was in the 18th and 19th centuries. Pathways are sandy, not paved, but wheelchairs can usually access virtually all of the... More
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ads123
30 March 2017|
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Response from Don B | Property representative |
Middleton Place is approximately 18 miles from the Charleston International Airport. You should plan on a drive that will take about 30-35 minutes.
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