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Address: 4300 Ashley River Road, Charleston, SC 29414-7206
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+1 843-556-6020
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Middleton Place is an 18th century rice plantation and National Historic...

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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We spent virtually the entire day and wished that we had more time. Not to be missed: the entire garden, the garden tour, the Beyond the Fields slavery tour, and lunch at the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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South Kingstown, Rhode Island
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South Kingstown, Rhode Island
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent virtually the entire day and wished that we had more time. Not to be missed: the entire garden, the garden tour, the Beyond the Fields slavery tour, and lunch at the lovely restaurant. The tour guides at Middleton are the best ever!

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Hudsonville, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful grounds. Very easy to self-guide. Worth seeing the house if you go. Recommend seeing this sight!

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I live in charleston and my favorite plantation to visit nad photograph is Middleton! They have a wonderful wine stroll I need the spring.

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Granville, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a lovely place to spend Valentine's Day for new englanders taking a break from the snow! The weather was perfect and sitting in the restaurant, enjoying southern cooking ( loved the cornbread!) and surrounded by the beautiful landscape couldn't have been nicer. We signed up for the house tour and the carriage tour for the afternoon so before they... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Tour was great! Scenery was unbelievable....I could sit outside all day. Great food at the restaurant. I had the meatloaf with collards and gouda/cheddar mac n cheese! Mmmmmm! $18.00 entree...cornbread included.

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Coastal South Carolina, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I Have been here at least 1/2 dozen times. From Christmas special events to eating on Thanksgiving Day, to Spoleto finale. Bucolic with cool animals like goats, sheep and peacocks. Great photos of black and white swans on the river. Can also tour the remaining wing of the house. Go at your own pace kinda place. Fine dining at the... More 

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North Myrtle Beach
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Best of the charleston area plantations. So much to do. You can have a terrific meal at their restaurant,, historic house tour,ride horses, stroll thru ancient gardens, carriage ride and more. They have a wonderful middleton Inn on the property as well. If you visit charleston, don't miss it. Its worth the twenty minuet drive form town to get out... More 

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Farmington Hills, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful, historical, elegant gardens ... fun guided tour by horse & carriage as well as the main house (both need tickets to be purchased at the entrance) lunch & dinner on-site in a charming restaurant with a view. The gift shop was worth a stop, very pretty jewelry @ half-price. Be sure to wear your walking shoes!

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Cincinnati
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Middleton Place is renowned for its picturesque grounds and beautiful gardens. Would bet the property is really spectacular when the azaleas and other flowers are in bloom. The main house was destroyed during the war, but you can tour one of the smaller residences. Our docent was very knowledgeable, but a little too "robo-recitation" for me. There were lots of... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Self guided tour of the grounds was lovely. Docents stationed throughout the estate answered questions and were informative. Peak into former slave quarters was enlightening as well. Cool experience.

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