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Palmetto Carriage Works

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Established in 1972, Palmetto Carriage Works is the oldest carriage company in historic Charleston, SC. Still family-owned and operated, the company offers guided horse and mule-drawn tours of Charleston's downtown and and residential historic...more
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8 Guignard St, Charleston, SC 29401-2013
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Reviewed 5 days ago

One of the cool things about taking a horse tour in Charleston is that you're very unlikely to ever get the same tour twice... and you cannot choose which part of the city you'll see. After meeting at the Red Barn, you load up on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank katieladyny
Reviewed 5 days ago

Interesting and comprehensive information throughout the tour. My wife and I deemed the tour guide as the best we have ever had.

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Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

David and Diblasio did a fabulous job of delivering a ton of history with story telling and humor. We would definitely take another tour with them. Ad an animal lover I love how they care for their horses!

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Palmetto Carriage made my wish of sharing beautiful Charleston with dear friends come true. I reserved a private carriage tour as a Christmas present surprise. Our tour guide, Ross B., was absolutely wonderful, warm, patient, accurate in his presentation, and an integral part of this...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 1950lucy2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

Energetic and intelligent tour guide. One could tell that there was overwhelming care for the animals. Insights into the city even if a poor straw was chose in terms of the area we were given.

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Date of experience: November 2018
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peeshCharleston_SC, Guest Relations Manager at Palmetto Carriage Works, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank for touring with us and thank you for noticing the care our animals receive. We would love to see y'all again. Deb PCW Guest Services

Reviewed 1 week ago

Explination of horse schedual was thorough. Clean. Wonderful experience. My only suggestion is lap children need more space. A three year old will not stay on a lap for an hour ride.

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Coastal41269529672
peeshCharleston_SC, Guest Relations Manager at Palmetto Carriage Works, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for the review and the suggestion. We appreciate you touring with us and we would love to see y'all again. Deb PCW Guest Services

Reviewed 1 week ago

We toured with Palmetto Carriage Works the week of Thanksgiving 2018. Mike W was the best guide anyone could ever ask for. We toured the section of Charleston that included many churches, trees, parks, plants, The Battery, and the Arsenal. So much more there's not...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Edthetreeguy
peeshCharleston_SC, Guest Relations Manager at Palmetto Carriage Works, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review and your "shout out" to Mike W. We appreciate you touring with us and we would love to see y'all again. Deb PCW Guest Services

Reviewed 1 week ago

Tour guide and tour was good. However, 15 adults with coats because it was very cold, was way too many for a carriage ride that lasts 1 hour. They need to book less people to each ride so you can ride a little more comfortable...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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peeshCharleston_SC, Guest Relations Manager at Palmetto Carriage Works, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your review. Palmetto's policy is 100% customer satisfaction and since you weren't satisfied, I'd like to refund the amount you spent with us. If you will send your information to my below email, I will process your refund as soon as possible....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We really had a great time with the whole family. We would love to come back to Charleston and do it all over again. This was a great time to get the whole family together.

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Todd H
peeshCharleston_SC, Guest Relations Manager at Palmetto Carriage Works, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for the "Best Tour Ever" review. We would love to see y'all again. Deb PCW Guest Services

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family enjoyed the carriage ride and came back with knowledge that we could apply to the rest of our trip.

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cindy E
peeshCharleston_SC, Guest Relations Manager at Palmetto Carriage Works, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for sharing your family with us and thank you for the five stars Deb PCW Guest Services

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ROBERTSMA
June 13, 2018|
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Response from Randell C |
Don't take the carriage as there are FREE buses that will take you anywhere you need to go in downtown Charleston
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June 12, 2018|
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Response from LonnieBazz | Reviewed this property |
They do not offer food on the boat.
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May 5, 2018|
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Response from peeshCharleston_SC | Property representative |
Strollers will not fit on the carriage, but we have a safe place in the barn to keep strollers, wheelchairs, walkers... Deb
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