Attractions near Greenock Manor


In the heart of Southern Virginia’s Wine Country

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Wondering what on earth to do? What tourist attractions are nearby?
Relax at Greenock Manor built in 1895 to escape the hustle and bustle! Awaken in luxury as the sunlight trickles in from our 12 foot high Victorian windows. Explore a historic, small town off the beaten track, surrounded by picturesque countryside as you venture out to trace your steps through three presidents homes, Ashlawn, Monticello and Montepellier. Civil War battlefields and museums are also nearby.

Refresh your taste buds on the way to Greenock Manor by stopping at one of several major tourist attractions – our world class wineries that produce excellent Chardonnays and Cabernet Frank wines.

Shop at some unique Gift Shops, or browse through some delightful undiscovered Antique Shops and Art Galleries in town and on country back roads. Our wonderful manor also boasts a unique, hand crafted selection of gemstone jewelry pieces. Visit our selection which is on display in our library.

Hike at Old Rag Mountain (steep hikes for the brave hearted) or hike comfortably at the Montepelier estates 2700 acres.

In the morning, take delight by strolling in our breathtaking garden where trees date back to over 100 years ago, or simply sip coffee to the music of birds on our wonderful historic wrap around porch overlooking our tranquil grounds.

Tourist Attractions Rich in Virginia History

For those interested in taking in the rich local heritage, there are plenty attractions and plenty to see and do.

The James Madison Museum dedicated to local history and to the father of our constitution is only a short stroll, in walking distance from Greenock Manor. James Madison’s home, Montpelier and several of Virginia’s finest Wineries as well as numerous Civil War sites are also only a short distance from us.

After your days tour or casual drive through some of Virginia’s most scenic countryside, return to Greenock Manor to relax. Whether your travels bring you for a night or a weekend or an extended stay you will agree our hospitality and accommodation reflect the quality and comfort desired by even the most discerning tastes.

Here are some of our favorite tourist attractions in the area:

RESTAURANTS

http://www.bbqex.com/ (Gordonsville 9 miles from us)

http://www.thebavarianchef.com/ (15 miles away)

http://www.elmwoodcatering.com/restaurant.html (5min away in Orange)

http://www.thelightwell.com/ (5min away in Orange)

https://www.bbvwine.com/our-restaurant

WINE FARMS

https://www.bbvwine.com/ Barboursville Wine Farm (14 miles away)

http://www.burnleywines.com/burnley/ (16 miles way)

http://hortonwine.com/ (12 miles away)

http://www.firstcolonywinery.com/ (19 miles away)

http://jeffersonvineyards.com/ (27 miles away)

http://www.keswickvineyards.com/ (16 miles away)

http://www.princemichel.com/ (16 miles away)

EVENTS

http://www.montpelierwinefestival.com/

http://www.virginia.org/Listings/Events/CulpeperDowntown3rdThursdaySummerConcertSeries/

SKY DIVING

Http://www.skydiveorange.com/ (1 mile away)

LAKE ANNA

http://www.lakeannaonline.com/ (17 miles away)

LAKE ANNA STATE PARK http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/lake-anna?rewrite_uri=state_parks/lak#location (boating fishing ,picnics and hiking)

Boating Marina (17 miles away) http://www.christopherruncampground.com/

Guided Fishing Adventure http://www.jimhemby.com/default.html

LAKE ORANGE (6 miles away)

http://www.dgif.virginia.gov/fishing/waterbodies/display.asp?id=98

Hot Air Ballooning

http://www.blueridgeballoon.com/

http://virginiahotairballoon.com/ (call for link)

Horse Riding

http://elmwoodfarmva.weebly.com/

http://www.nps.gov/shen/index.htm Shanandoah National Park

http://www.nps.gov/shen/planyourvisit/old-rag-hike-prep.htm Old Rag Mountain

Historical Sites

https://www.montpelier.org/ (4 miles away)

https://www.monticello.org/site/jefferson (30 miles away)

http://www.ashlawnhighland.org/ (32 miles away)

http://www.thejamesmadisonmuseum.org/biographies/james-madison/ (2 blocks away)

Theatre

http://www.ashlawnopera.com/