Shenandoah countryside romantic adventure awaits with history, art, PYO produce, and farm to table feasts in Berryville, VA.
Shenandoah Countryside Romantic Adventure
Nestled in the northern Shenandoah Valley on Route 7, you’ll find the colonial community of Berryville. Get an early start on the day with these romantic countryside adventures.
For History Lovers
History buffs should make the Clarke County Historical Association Museum their first stop. The museum is located at 32 East Main Street and open Tuesday-Friday 11am-4pm as well as Saturday 11am-2pm. “Our Land is Our Legacy” is the theme of the museum and it’s reflected through historical displays, commissioned artwork and audio/video presentations.
Once you’ve finished your museum tour, then head over to historic Burwell-Morgan Mill in nearby Millwood. Open weekends May-November, the mill hosts many events like “Virginia Beer: From Colonial Days to Craft’s Golden Age”. There’s a talk on the state’s beer history and Escutcheon Brewing will offer an ale made from a 1740’s recipe.
For Art Lovers
Berryville offers art as well as history. Enjoy art at the Fire House Gallery and Shop at 23 East Main Street (Tuesday-Saturday 11am-4pm). Fire House showcases over 65 local artists and its “agri-art” section has Virginia craft beers and wines, local soaps, and honeys.
Another great art venue is the Barns of Rose Hill at 95 Chalmers Court (Tuesday-Saturday noon-3pm). Discover creations from the Clark County Collective and the Loudoun Sketch Club along with national and international artists. Concerts, live performances, and film screenings are also featured. And if you haven’t found your perfect Blue Ridge Wedding venue, schedule a tour.
Romantic Adventure on the Farm
There’s nothing better than fresh fruits and vegetables. Pick your own at Mackintosh Fruit Farm just outside of Berryville on Route 7. Open Wednesday – Sunday 8am-6pm, fruits, berries and vegetables are available. Get PYO updates with weekly emails and the farm’s website is especially helpful for first-time visitors.
End your Shenandoah countryside romantic adventure with a farm to table dinner. The farm hosts monthly homemade dinners featuring their in season fruits and vegetables. The farm does not sell alcohol but you’re welcome to bring a bottle of wine from one of the nearby vineyards. Just check the website for dates and details.