705 Cedar Street
Smithfield, VA 23430
- (757) 542 - 3109
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Saturday, 29 January | Smithfield, VA
Located right in downtown Smithfield, this gorgeous riverside park features 4+ miles of a woodland trail system, picnic areas, a dog park, a state-of-the-art kayak and canoe launch, a Children’s Natural Playscape playground, fishing pier, scenic overlooks and the Windsor Castle Historic Site. Windsor Castle Park is listed on the Virginia Birding and Wildlife Trail.
WINDSOR CASTLE MANOR HOUSE, OUTBUILDINGS & GROUNDS TOUR
Windsor Castle Farm was originally part of a 1,450 acre parcel patented in 1637 by Arthur Smith, an ancestor to the Town's founder, Arthur Smith IV. Today's Windsor Castle Park (208 acres) is anchored by the circa 1725 manor house and its eleven outbuildings.
In August of 2000, Windsor Castle Park was entered in the Virginia Landmarks Register and the National Register of Historic Places of the National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior.
FREE GUIDED TOURS:
Presented by the Isle of Wight County Museum, reservations for the free guided walking tours are available at: https://www.windsorcastlepark.com/walkingtours.html
SELF-GUIDED TOURS OF THE OUTBUILDINGS:
Sellf-guided tours of the smokehouse, farm manager's Office, slave quarters, kitchen and laundry are now available. Standard hours are Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. and occasional Saturdays, however the hours may vary and are subject to staff availability, events and holidays.
Call ahead (757.542.3109) or go to https://www.windsorcastlepark.com/walkingtours.html for more information.?