STRATFORD, VA (December 20, 2017) – On Tuesday, January 2, 2018 Stratford Hall will begin its winter operating schedule that will run through February 28, 2018. Both the grounds and the Great House will be open to the public on Wednesdays through Sundays from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tours of the Great House will be offered on the hour from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. In addition to Great House tours, the nature trails and the road to the cliffs overlook and beach will be open, weather permitting. The grounds and Great House will be closed to the public on Mondays and Tuesdays.
New this season will be weekly specialty tours, led by our resident experts on such topics as preservation, collections, archives, and landscape/farm. Please check the Stratford Hall website for more information. We also will offer a special children’s scavenger hunt throughout the day on weekends, featuring a prize from our Gift Shop.
“We are excited to offer new programming for our winter schedule,” said John Bacon, Stratford’s President. “We look forward to sharing Stratford through the eyes of our experts, offering behind-the-scenes tours of our historic structures, library, and landscape. We hope our visitors and guests can experience aspects of Stratford Hall up close that will enhance their understanding and enjoyment of this historic place. And we’re especially excited to offer special opportunities for our younger visitors during this season.”
Admission to the Great House and grounds together is reduced during January and February, with adults admitted for $8 and children 11 and under free. This special pricing will begin on December 26, 2017 as a holiday gift to our visitors and guests.
The Gift Shop will be open Wednesday through Sunday during January and February from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Overnight lodging also will be available Wednesday through Sunday. Daily lunch service will not be offered during January and February.
All facilities will be open on the Monday federal holidays in January and February: Martin Luther King Jr. Day on January 15, 2018, and Presidents’ Day, February 19, 2018. And mark your calendars for the annual birthday celebration of the Lees occurring on Saturday, January 13, free to the public.
Stratford Hall will be closed for the holidays on December 24, 25, and 31 and January 1.
For more information visit www.StratfordHall.org or call 804-493-8038.