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

It’s time to welcome you back!

Starting Monday, June 8, 2020, the Mansion at Belle Meade will be open for guests to walk through.  Though guided tours are not available at this time, guides will be stationed around the property to answer any questions guests may have. Tickets for this special admission to our site may be purchased here.  If you purchase your tickets online, upon arrival, please come to the Ticket Booth located inside the Visitor Center to receive your timed entry.

While our site was closed, many items were placed in storage. So, while we are in the process of returning these items to their place, we are offering a special site admission. The price for these tickets, available for purchase online and on-site, reflect a $2.00 discount.

After you walk our beautiful grounds, feel free to stop by the Belle Meade Winery where our award-winning wines are available by the glass or bottle.

Also this month, we are excited to finally announce the opening of our new on-site restaurant, The Belle Meade Meat & Threewhere we are serving up hickory smoked meats, fresh cooked vegetables, biscuits, cornbread, and house-made desserts. 

Just a reminder…Father’s Day is Sunday, June 21, so if you need any gifts, our shelves are well-stocked with great ideas and our staff is ready to assist you.

During this time of social distancing, we wanted to let you know our employees will be wearing facial masks. Due to COVID-19 restrictions and limited space inside the Mansion, for your safety, both guests and staff will need to wear a facial covering. For updates on the addition of tours and other guest experiences, please check our posts on FacebookInstagram, and on our website.

Welcome back, we have missed you!

Featured Tours

Due to the current situation, our featured tours are not available online.  Please follow us on Facebook for the most up-to-date information regarding our reopening process.

Most Popular! | From $24 | 30 Minutes

Walk through the Mansion, visit the winery, 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.

$35 | Ages 16 and up | 1.5 Hours | Everyday

Enjoy a leisurely segway tour by our trained guide through Belle Meade Plantation’s beautiful 30 acre grounds. Learn about the Harding and Jackson family, and what Belle Meade looked like in the 1800s.

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

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 30-minute walk-through visit to 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. 

Learn More About What Belle Meade Has to Offer

The best plantation tours in Nashville, near Hermitage, Franklin, and Charlotte. Enjoy Tennessee’s rich history and discover the preservation of the Belle Meade Plantation today!

Hours of Operations

Open Daily 9am-5pm

Tours start every 30-45 minutes with the last tour at 4pm.


Contact Us

(615) 356-0501

110 Leake Ave

Nashville, TN

37205, USA


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