Clarksville is home to many living testaments to history, and Belle Meade Plantation is one of the most awe-inspiring. Explore the grand architecture of the Greek-Revival mansion, stroll the sprawling grounds, and get a unique glimpse into the ways of life in the Old South.
Belle Meade Tours
Choose among three distinct tour options that each offer their own take on Belle Meade Plantation and its rich cultural significance.
- Mansion Tour – Take a guided tour of the grand Belle Meade Mansion, complete with a complimentary wine tasting and access to the property to view the outbuildings and grounds. This tour lasts 45 minutes and is priced from $24.
- Journey to Jubilee – In this thought-provoking hour-long tour, you’ll learn about the African-Americans who made their lasting mark on Belle Meade, from their arrival in 1807 until their freedom from slavery. This tour is priced from $24.
- Bourbon at Belle Meade – Enjoy a spirited experience in the renovated 1820s ice house tasting room at Belle Meade and learn more about the reign of bourbon in the South as you sip handcrafted cocktails and slip back in time. Priced from $60.
- Segway Tours – Enjoy a guided tour via Segway with one of our expert historians. Wheel around the grounds and explore Belle Meade’s eight historic outbuildings as you learn more about the plantation’s history and hear stories that bring the past to life. Segway tours are $35 per person and are limited to 10 people.
Other Belle Meade Attractions
Belle Meade caters to all ages with its family-friendly activities and offerings. Families touring with young children can purchase an Adventure Backpack filled with coloring pages, crafting supplies, and books about the Victorian era. The main draw is the treasure map that leads to six treasure chests hidden around the property. With the supplied key, children can open the chests and uncover period toys and games.
A new addition to the property, Coop ‘N Scoop is an ice cream and fudge shop located in Belle Meade’s renovated 1862 chicken coop. Enjoy treats as well as the adjacent gaming area that features lawn games like bocce ball, horseshoes, corn hole, and a putting green.
While here, you may also wish to stop by Belle Meade Winery to enjoy fine wines in a beautiful setting, and enjoy a meal at the on-site restaurant, The Harding House.
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