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Baynard Plantation Ruins

Baynard Park Road, Harbour Town, Hilton Head, SC
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A Bit of History, But Not Much More than a Bit

This attraction can be viewed in twenty minutes, as there is really not much to see...the story in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
John L
Lilburn, Georgia
Interesting story

There's not that much to see and there's a lot of speculation about the foundations and their... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Tours are available through the remains of a plantation house dating back to the 1800s.
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good50%
  • Average22%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea pines” (48 reviews)
Baynard Park Road, Harbour Town, Hilton Head, SC
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This attraction can be viewed in twenty minutes, as there is really not much to see...the story in slightly interesting but not worth going too far out of your way to see it. Also, if you are not staying in the Harbor Town area, you...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 6 days ago

There's not that much to see and there's a lot of speculation about the foundations and their reorganization. It's a good destination to have as a bike ride.

Thank joeyeatsout
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice walk or ride from Sea Pines Center, near the firehouse. These ruins are nice to see and maybe learn a little about the area. Bikes can be rented at Sea Pines Center and there is plenty of parking there. The ruins...More

Thank Chris423
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are visiting Hilton Head and you are a history buff you will be interested in visiting the tabby ruins of this pre-1800 plantation home. Well preserved and in a peaceful setting.

Thank Phillip K
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Great little place to visit by bike and learn something if staying in Sea Pines. Not sure that I would pay to come in for this if I wasn't already a guest.

Thank jwalk21
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This was a pretty cool place to visit on HHI. The information about the architecture and era were very informative. It only takes about 15-20 minutes to do. The only negative is you have to pay $6 for a day pass to sea pines to...More

1  Thank Chris S
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We biked to the ruins one afternoon, it was well worth the 30 minute bike ride. Not a lot left to see, but reading available to describe what was once there. Have been to Hilton Head several times and this was the first I visited...More

Thank gkuncio
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

If you enjoy learning the background of locations you're visiting, then this pocket park is the place to go in Sea Pines. Highest point of land on the "toe" at 24' above sea level.

Thank Gene R
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Baynard Plantation Ruins is a must see, especially along the way if you are biking. The site offers interesting history concerning the early settlers of the island. It does not take an extreme amount of time to enjoy. It is a nice stop to learn...More

Thank mindy737
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Saw this place on trio advisor and wanted to see local history ruins war stuff had a great local history lesson .

Thank venomnyc
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27 August 2016|
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Response from mountforest | Reviewed this property |
No. Not a campground. Lots of vrbo. Type rentals.