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Belle Meade Plantation

5025 Harding Pike, Nashville, TN 37205-2810
+1 615-356-0501
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Belle Meade Plantation Mansion Tour
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Belle Meade Plantation is a non-profit historic site located in Nashville, TN. Established in 1807, Belle Meade was revered as the greatest thoroughbred stud farm in the United States. It was home to Iroquois,the first American bred horse to win the Epsom Derby and the great foundation sire,Bonnie Scotland,whose descendants include Secretariat, Seattle Slew, Native Dancer, Big Brown and California Chrome. Belle Meade was owned and operated by the Harding-Jackson family for nearly a century from 1807 until 1906. Today their home is restored to its turn of the century appearance along with several original outbuildings.
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“horse racing” (108 reviews)
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5025 Harding Pike, Nashville, TN 37205-2810
+1 615-356-0501
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Reviewed yesterday

Great tour guide! Defiantly worth the money for the Segway tour! Everyone on staff there was nice and wanting to make the experience great for us.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The guided tour is very interesting and well worth the price. After the tour we tasted wine and walked the grounds. Feeling hungry we decided to have lunch at the restaurant. With lunch we spent about three hours here.

Thank yallup
Reviewed 2 days ago

Your guide will be dressed in a period costume as she takes you through the plantation house. She points out interesting details about the lifestyle, architecture, clothing, furniture, and possessions of the family which lived on the plantation. She was very knowledgeable. The free wine...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice place but nothing over the top, no pics inside the house. The history is neat and the house is very nice but I think I was expecting more. The guide knew her stuff with the house, family, and horse history. This was alway a...More

Thank Non-fly
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My family and I decided to book the Segway tour at the Belle Meade Plantation and it was one of the highlights of our trip! None of us have ever been on a Segway before, but it really want hard at all! Our tour guide,...More

Thank Stabizzle
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice place to visit but it was extremely hot. The guide was very knowledgeable and answered all of our questions. The plantation was well maintained and clean. The wine tasting was nice, they gave 4 small samples and wine could be purchased there. Neat place...More

Thank Crystal R
Reviewed 4 days ago

I went with both of my kids, 12 and 16, they were both intrigued the entire time, the tour guide was hilarious, full of interesting facts and entertaining. After our tour we hung out and played bocce ball, Horshoe and had lunch at their amazing...More

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Thank tb32017
Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I took our friends from out of town to the Belle Meade Mansion Tour and we all loved it. Our guide was a young man who seemed at first a bit stiff, but quickly warmed up with lots of interesting history about...More

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Thank lynnz960
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is not something we would normally choose to do but very glad we did. Our tour guide, Cliff, was awesome. We learnt about the history of the plantation in an entertaining way and we got a great sense of what life would have been...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We didn't have time to do the offiical tour of the estate, unfortunately, but we spent the last few hours of our trip to Nashville viewing the beautiful property, mansion, and winery at the Belle Meade Plantation. Everything about it was wonderful - the lovely...More

Thank ticcr
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23 July 2017|
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Response from mary S | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is air conditioned but I found myself getting hot anyway!
19 July 2017|
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Response from mary S | Reviewed this property |
We used Uber and Lyft while is Nashville. Some drivers worked for both companies and they told us that Lyft vets their drivers more and also their cars. I don't plan to use Uber again. I think either would take you anywhere... More
17 July 2017|
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Response from Gaylene G | Reviewed this property |
Stop waisting everyone's time! Get a different hobby. This is NOT a question!