Welcome to Belle Meade Plantation

History, Horses, Hospitality

Award Winning Wines

The Legends and Their Legacy

Explore the Grounds

The Original Harding Cabin

Take In The View

Please be advised that Belle Meade Plantation and Winery will be CLOSED to the general public as of 12:00 p.m. (CST) on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We have cancelled all tours out of an abundance of caution given the health concerns of our guests, our staff and their families, and our local community. We will continue to monitor all national, state and local authorities as to when it will be appropriate to reopen.

Guests who have made online reservations can email [email protected] for information about rescheduling.

We look forward to serving you with a great Southern experience soon.

Featured Tours

Most Popular! | From $24 | 45 Minutes

Guided tour of the Mansion, a complimentary wine tasting, and access to the property for a self-guided tour of the Grounds and Outbuildings.

For the best experience, please arrive 30 minutes before your booked tour time. 

Groundbreaking | From $24 | 1 Hour

Join us as we explore the story of the African-Americans brought to Belle Meade starting in 1807, who had a tremendous impact on the existence of the property and the family over the next 100 years, and were here from enslavement to freedom.

New Tour! | From $60 | 1 Hour

Relive the history of when bourbon was king here. Experience the South’s most unique tasting room in our renovated 1820s ice house. Sit back in leather chair comfort while handcrafted cocktails are sipped, and stories are told! An authentic and unique bourbon experience.

Welcome to Belle Meade!

We invite you to experience over two centuries of legendary hospitality. This video will give you a brief overview of the variety of opportunities Belle Meade has to offer.

About Belle Meade Plantation

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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.  Visitors can enjoy tours, educational outreach programs, shoppingwine tastingsweddings, our newest Bourbon Tour and other happenings knowing that their patronage supports the educational mission of Belle Meade Plantation.

The story of Belle Meade comes alive, as our guides lead guests through the mansion and tell the exceptional and intimate stories of the various people that created Belle Meade Plantation. Throughout the 45-minute guided tour of the Greek-Revival Mansion, a century of the plantation’s history is told through the stories of the Harding-Jackson Family. Another perspective is offered in our Journey to Jubilee tour, an experience in which you will uncover the stories of those skilled laborers who contributed so much to the preeminence and renown of this estate. Additionally, explore and enjoy the captivating history and nature of Belle Meade on a guided Segway tour of our property. From the complimentary wine tastings to the newly refurbished ice cream and fudge shop, Belle Meade provides many activities for the entire family. 

Please note that the on-site restaurant, The Harding House, is now closed. Please click the banner at the top of the page for more details. 

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