Step Back in Time at Belle Meade
The land known as Belle Meade stood witness to centuries of human history.
The story of Belle Meade comes alive, as our period-dressed guides lead guests through the mansion and tell the exceptional and intimate stories of the various people that created Belle Meade Plantation. Come to Belle Meade Plantation to experience everything that is beautiful about the South. Guests are warmly invited to delve into the rich history of this lovely home and estate by taking part in a diverse list of both enjoyable and educational activities. This site is dedicated to the preservation of Tennessee’s Victorian architecture, history, and equestrian legacy.
This Group Tour is exceptional and features the intimate stories of the various people that created Belle Meade Plantation.
Throughout the 45 minute guided tour of the 1853 Greek-Revival Mansion, a century of Belle Meade Plantation’s history is told through the eyes of the Harding and Jackson Family and the skilled laborers who collectively worked to make the Plantation America’s premier Thoroughbred Horse Farm. After the guided tour of the Mansion, groups will enjoy a complimentary wine tasting. Following the tasting, guests are encouraged to enjoy the self-guided portion of the tour. We have eight historic buildings on site including a massive 1800’s Carriage House and Stable.