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Morven Park

17195 Southern Planter Ln, Leesburg, VA 20176-7132
+1 703-777-2414
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Wedding at Morven Park

Absolutely beautiful setting for a wedding, even down to the white horse carriage for the bride and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Patricia R
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Maple Grove, United States
Nice place to show at

I started showing here for the first time this spring and have done several shows dressage shows... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
gibsongirl104
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Culpeper, Virginia
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Morven Park was once the home of Virginia governor, Westmoreland Davis, and his wife Marguerite. More than 70 years after his death, the accomplishments and ideals of Gov. Davis still resonate within the 1,000 acres of this one-of-a-kind place. Each year 150,000 people visit the Park, whether participating in its competitive equestrian events, touring its three museums, attending educational and recreational programs, or just enjoying the beauty of the woodlands, mountainous ridge, historic buildings, and formal gardens. Summer tour hours for Morven Park's three museums are Thursday, Friday,Saturday, and Monday 12p.m.-5p.m. and Sunday 12p.m-5p.m. Starting September 1st, the museums will be open to the public Saturdays and Sundays 12:00 - 5:00, with the last tour starting at 4:00 pm. The historic gardens, Turkey Hill Farm, hiking trails, equestrian center and athletic complex are open every day. Operated by the Westmoreland Davis Memorial Foundation, Morven Park is a non-profit organization, relying on individual donations, memberships, and event income to finance its public programs and preservation of its historic and natural resources.
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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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17195 Southern Planter Ln, Leesburg, VA 20176-7132
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Absolutely beautiful setting for a wedding, even down to the white horse carriage for the bride and groom. Walking around the property and visiting the governors mansion was a nice experience. Pictures turn out beautiful in the garden.

Thank Patricia R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I started showing here for the first time this spring and have done several shows dressage shows. I've been told they did a lot of work over the winter to change up their rings. It is a nice place to show at. Footing is ok...More

Thank gibsongirl104
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our visit and tour of the building. When we first entered and waited for the tour, there's a few rooms to visit, focused on foxhunting. Once the tour started, we seemed to visit about every square foot of the house. The tour...More

Thank ctyadmcc
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

We had a quick visit here on our way through Virginia and took some beautiful photos of the lovely house and gardens. We didn't pay to go inside the house so I couldn't comment on that.

1  Thank Cupcake5776
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Gave this a poor rating because we spent 45 minutes to drive to Morven Park based on the wonderful reviews. TA site stated hours are 8am to 6pm. What I never did see was the fact that the park and grounds are open those hours...More

3  Thank AppleGuy440
Reviewed 28 March 2017

My wife and I really enjoyed this place. The grounds are beautiful and building itself are beautiful. We paid the $10 a person for the guided tour of the house. Definitely worth the money. The tour was informative and very interesting. The ticket also got...More

1  Thank garrettryangibson
Reviewed 17 March 2017

If you like history and places like Mount Vernon, you will love Morven Park! Steeped in history, beautifully restored/maintained and lovely surrounding countryside! And if you get lucky there will be an equestrian event going on next door!

1  Thank Melissa P
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We decided to go explore this park, even though the museum was closed, the grounds were open and just stunning. Horse stables are there and the mansion is breathtaking. People had their dogs there too, 1k acres, you could walk all day. Bring snacks or...More

Thank BoyMom4ever
Reviewed 11 February 2017

You can get a tour of the house, the garden, the carriage house, the turkey farm, the trail, the log house camp, and the view of the fields. Best to do on a cooler day since you can spend so much time outside in the...More

Thank Raymond R
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Morven Park has a lot to offer. Great place for a weekend outing; going for a walk; and touring an historic home. It's just outside of Leesburg, a wonderful town with the best of Virginia history and tradition. The house is reminiscent of Downton Abbey;...More

Thank Thomas K
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stefainemilford
Are there restrooms on the ground?
21 April 2017|
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Response from MorvenParkStaff | Property representative |
While enjoying the Park's gardens and grounds, you will find restrooms in the Comfort Station at the end of the main parking lot AND in the Coach House complex (water fountain there as well).
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Tania R
Can I walk around the grounds with my dog?
1 April 2017|
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Response from MorvenParkStaff | Property representative |
Yes! Morven Park is a very popular dog walking destination. Park policy asks that you keep your dog on leash at all times and that you pick-up and dispose of any waste. We hope you and your dog enjoy the Park! ~Morven Park... More
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Walkiria M
Do I have to book in advance?
29 March 2017|
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Response from Suzanne M | Property representative |
No, reservations are not required unless you are a large group coming for a mansion tour. The Morven Park Mansion and the Museum of Hounds & Hunting are open Saturdays and Sundays from noon - 5 p.m. Tours begin at the... More
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