Gleneden is located in Berryville, Clarke County, Virginia. The farm is about 65 miles west of Washington, DC. and 40 miles from Washington Dulles International Airport. Interstate 81, which runs from the Canadian border to Tennessee, is just a short distance away from the beautiful gardens, rolling hills and miles of board fence at Gleneden. Visitors are welcome by appointment.
About the Area
Many Civil War battle sites and monuments are in the immediate area and three important historic residencies: Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, James Madison’s Montpelier and James Monroe’s Ash Lawn-Highland plantation are less than 100 miles south. Also in the immediate area is Blandy Farm the home of the State Arboretum of Virginia, displaying more than 8,000 trees and woody shrubs. The collections include more than half the world’s pine species, the Virginia Native Plant Trail, the Boxwood Memorial Garden, a spectacular grove of more than 300 ginkgo trees, an herb garden featuring culinary, medicinal and ornamental herbs, and much more.
For attractions in Virginia often overlooked read Judy Colbert’s “Virginia: Off the Beaten Path” (Seventh Edition)
Most of the leading motel chains are located in Winchester which is only about 15 minutes from Gleneden. The most elegant is the George Washington Hotel (Wyndham Hotels) in Winchester. There are also a number of B&B’s in the area.