One of the best weekend getaways from DC, Glen Gordon Manor is located in Huntley, Virginia. The Manor is known as the Shenandoah Valley Bed and Breakfast and has hosted various weddings, balls, and hunts for British royalty. Situated on forty-five acres of lawns, gardens, and pastures, Glen Gordon Manor offers breathtaking views of Shenandoah National Park, the Blue Ridge Mountains, and the surrounding vineyards and farms in the area.

1. Rooms

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The Glen Gordon Manor offers several rooms for visitors no matter the occasion.

Briargate Room - This room offers guests a queen sleigh bed in a room decorated with six original ink drawings by Thomas Tepper, of Rappahannock churches. The room also boasts gorgeous views of the bed and breakfast’s backyard, horse paddocks, and the mountains.

Montejurra Room - The Montejurra Room offers guests the comfort of a four-poster queen bed in a luxurious room containing silk drapes, a marble table, and decorated with the only nude painting to ever be created by Pedro Sanchez of Puerto Rico. The room also features beautiful views of the Manor’s front lawn, the thousands of acres beyond that encompass various farms and the mountains.

Albert Room - The Albert Room offers guests a queen bed that boasts a headboard upholstered in velvet. Antiques and embellished décor decorate the room. Guests can enjoy curling up in the armchair near the window for a gorgeous view of the outdoor pool and the mountains beyond it.

Wallis Suite - This suite offered guests the comfort of a queen bed with a headboard upholstered in velvet and finished with nailhead trim made of brass. The room is accented in marble and crystal and boasts a decorative fireplace. The room also features a gorgeous mountain view from the clawfoot tub in the bathroom.

2. More Rooms

More Rooms
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Wakefield Suite - The Wakefield Suite is set up in a cottage style with two stories, and two bedrooms. The lower floor encompasses a king bed on an iron frame and a separate water closet. The upper floor of the suite features a queen bed with a headboard that has been upholstered and vaulted ceilings.

Windsor Suite - The Windsor Suite features French antiques and a toile porter that offers a division between the suite’s king bed and sitting area. The bathroom contains a bidet, a pair of pedestal sinks, a soaking tub, and a shower. The bathroom also features a view of the horse paddocks and the mountains beyond.

Edward Suite - The Edward suite is the original master bedroom of the Glen Gordon Manor. It features a four-poster, antique king bed and French doors that open into the conservatory which contains a clawfoot tub. The suite also includes a private outdoor whirlpool that is sheltered. The bay window in the sitting area offers gorgeous views of the mountains through a cluster of trees.

Mew Cottage - The Mew Cottage is a private cottage on the property that overlooks ten acres of rock walls and hay fields. It offers one king bedroom, one queen bedroom, two bathrooms, a living room with a sixty-inch TV, and dining room and a covered porch for taking in the outdoor views. More ideas: Best Weekend Getaways from DC

3. Dining and Spa

Dining and Spa
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The Glen Gordon Manor offers dining options for its guests. Guest may choose to venture out to the surrounding areas to try some of the local restaurants, or they may choose to make reservations at the Houndstooth Restaurant on the Manor’s property. The restaurant serves by reservation only and seats for dinner at seven in the evening. The menu is designed and prepared nightly by Chef Dayn Smith. The multi-course meals blend new and classic culinary styles.

The Manor offers a complimentary gourmet breakfast to its guests. Breakfast is served in the Manor’s dining room at nine in the morning and is a multi-course breakfast ensuring that guests are fueled for their daily activities.


The Tack Room Spa is located on the Manor’s property next to the horse paddocks. The intimate setting and its relaxing atmosphere are offered to guests on a reservation only basis. The spa includes couples massage tables for couples hoping to enjoy a massage together. More ideas: Day Trips from DC

4. Events

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The Glen Gordon Manor is the perfect spot for weddings or executive business retreats and meetings.

Weddings - The Manor is considered to be one of the most beautiful venues in Virginia and is popular for wedding ceremonies and receptions. A variety of wedding packages are offered for weddings. The Hunt Room fits fifty-five guests for indoor weddings and up to one hundred for outdoor weddings. After the ceremony, a dinner reception is planned and designed by the Manor’s chef Dayn Smith. The Glen Gordon Manor has several venue options available for outdoor weddings as well as the many local churches in the area. To use the manor for a wedding, the couple and their wedding party must rent out the whole Manor for at least two nights

Meetings and Retreats - The Glen Gordon Manor is a great place to host business meetings and executive retreats for as many as twenty people. The amenities included when the Manor is hosting a meeting or retreat are free Wi-Fi, private dining and meeting rooms, an outdoor pool, massages at the spa, the Houndstooth Restaurant, meal plans for all three meals of the day, breakout gatherings with snacks, and team activity planning assistance. More ideas: Beaches Near DC

5. Things to Do in the Area

Things to Do in the Area
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The Shenandoah Valley is full of activities for guest to enjoy while they are visiting.

Outdoor Activities - The thirty-six state parks of Virginia offer five hundred miles of trails for hiking or horseback riding as well as major waterway access.

The Luray Caverns is a tourist experience that includes a tour of Caverns, a Car Museum, a Zipline and Ropes Course, and a Garden Maze. The experience is undertaken in small controlled groups with plenty of time for each group to enjoy the attractions before the next group is brought in.

Historic Civil War Sites - The Valley is full of conflict points and history during the Civil War. Some of the sites worth visiting include Belle Grove Plantation, Manassas Battlefield Sites, and Toms Brook and Woodstock Battlefields. Another interesting site to visit is the largest outpost of the Union Calvary. It has been transformed into the Smithsonian Conservation and Biology Research Center.

Shopping - For those guests interested in shopping for antiques and unique gift items, there are several premier shops in the local area. Some of these are Antiques at Middle Street Shop, Copper Fox Antiques, School House Antiques, The Shops at Ginger Hill Antiques, Strasburg Emporium, Vilnis & CO Antiques, RH Ballard, and Tavern Shops at Inn and Little Washington. The Wine Loves Chocolate shop takes the hassle of pairing the two out of the visitor’s hands, as the experts at the shop create the perfect pairing for visitor tastes.

Wineries - For guests, whose passion is wine tasting, the local area offers an abundance of wineries. Some of these include Rappahannock Cellars, Linden Vineyards, RdV, Glen Manor Vineyards, Quievremont Winery, Chester Gap Cellars, Sharp Rock Vineyards, Narmada Winery, Gadino Cellars, Gray Ghosts, and Little Washington Winery.

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