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Walnut Grove Plantation

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Address: 1200 Otts Shoals Rd, Spartanburg, SC
Phone Number:
+1 864-576-6546
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Sun 14:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 17:00

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Kids love it!

First and foremost,I DID NOT GO TO THE PLANTATION MYSELF!!!But every year,my daughter goes with her church or school.Its educational,low priced,plenty to do,good ol fashioned... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

First and foremost,I DID NOT GO TO THE PLANTATION MYSELF!!!But every year,my daughter goes with her church or school.Its educational,low priced,plenty to do,good ol fashioned fun,and all the kids brag endlessly about it.My other friends and family members say its a great spring or summer activity.You can breeze through in like an hour if you are just making a quick... More 

Thank KaciSuperMom
South carolina
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Walnut Grove is a fun, educational experience for all ages. Located about 15 minutes outside the city of Spartanburg Walnut Grove plantation is a wonderful place to visit if you enjoy the outdoors, and lots of historical references. Bring your family, go with your date, or enjoy with your friends as I did. If you're looking for hey Carowinds type... More 

Thank The-South-Carolinans
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This is a Great historical place however our students where special needs and they were screaming and being mean to them! This place could use some young and more friendly workers to work with the kids!

1 Thank Michelle W
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61 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Went to the Fall Festival and it was awesome!! Love to see everyone dressed and reenacting. Activities for kids, not boring for adults and the war reenactment is very interesting. A piece of history you can walk through, get involved and learn. Would definitely recommend it - also heard they have they have a spring fest too

1 Thank Tammie J
Bluffton, South Carolina
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54 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Don't miss this little place. It's tucked away but you won't have any trouble with your GPS. Wonderful guided tour with detailed history of the house, the area, and the era. Have to use your imagination a little, the house was lived in until the 1960's but you can definitely see and feel what it must have been like in... More 

1 Thank LadyGardner
Boiling Springs, South Carolina
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34 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Walnut Grove Plantation is one of the few land grant homes still in existence in the upstate of South Carolina. It is a great place to compare the plantations of Charleston and low country with the more austere and rugged estates that would have existed in the frontier area. More significant, however, is the historical significance of the site. Kate... More 

Thank Steven S
Landrum, South Carolina
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24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

the old plantation and grounds were interesting. They werent really kept in the condition I expected for a place of this historical prominence. They needed more help and maintenance.

Thank hootowl1944
New York, United States
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24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Decently priced, neat things to see ---but I think the tour would have been better .. tours are done on the hour and there's a discount for military and student IDs. Only takes hour for tour and less that that to walk alone.

Thank Ralph0406
West palm beach Florida
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64 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

It was unfortunate but no where did this facility let you know that it was not handicap accessible for the house. They claim the grounds are but the entire site does not have paved sidewalks so a wheelchair will have to go over rocked paths. Although the the guides seemed knowledge and the site appeared to be beautiful, it was... More 

Thank Icecreamcake
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58 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Kate Barry and her family helped to defeat the British during the American Revolution. This plantation is well preserved with good docents.

Thank Mary G

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