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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” (117 reviews)
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5025 Harding Pike, Nashville, TN 37205-2810
+1 615-356-0501
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Reviewed yesterday

One of the best tour guides I've had on this tour. the home is beautiful and I learned a great deal about the area as well as the home. The grounds are gorgeous and the wine shoppe is full of goodness.

Thank Jay V
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went to Nashville for our honeymoon and Belle Meade was our favorite part of our visit. It was so interesting learning the history of the area and touring the beautiful mansion and grounds. We also really enjoyed the wine and cheese tasting. I would...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is an old working plantation and once a major horse-breeding location. The tour was interesting. There is a winery serving lousy wine but the staff was very friendly and inviting.

Thank Stee E
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our trip was fantastic! The grounds were beautiful and our tour guide (Andrew I believe was his name) was a vat of knowledge on the historic mansion! The wine tasting was delicious and exactly what we needed to end the tour! Such a beautiful place...More

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Thank caseyw993
Reviewed 2 days ago

I thought the tour was a very well done. I would have liked more information on how the slaves were treated. It's part of history, make it part of the tour

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Thank Jack S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Not our first visit to Belle Meade Plantation, but certainly a great day out showing out of town guest what Nashville has to offer. Very knowledge able staff and good value for money. The wine tasting at the end made it an even more enjoyable...More

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Thank gazzerhr
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went to Belle Meade to see a plantation with its rich history and was not disappointed. We had a historian take us around and the guide was fantastic. Seeing a plantation dedicated to horse breeding and its rich history was something I never knew. Learning...More

Thank Rick N
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our tour guide was fantastic and my husband and I enjoyed the winery and sharing a bottle on the beautiful grounds

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Thank Christine F
Reviewed 3 days ago

Wonderful visit! Our tour guide, Steven, was fabulous! He was very informed and made the tour so much fun! I would recommend this to everyone! The wine tasting was a bonus....just delicious! Thanks for a great time!!

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Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great venue and relaxing place to have wine afterwards and listen to great music. Our guide was amazing

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23 August 2017|
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Response from Angie A | Reviewed this property |
I did not notice any Segways on the Plantation. The landmarks are fairly close to each other and we're easy to walk to.
24 July 2017|
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Response from Sybil Y | Reviewed this property |
I do not believe that the house was air-conditioned (at least not all of it)-- but it was comfortable during the tour as they do have some type of ventilation that seemed to keep it at a reasonable temperature even when it... More
20 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