Bacon’s Castle

465 Bacon's Castle Tr.
Surry, VA 23883- Map It
(757) 357-5976

AAA Editor Notes

Bacon’s Castle is 7 mi. e. on SR 10 following signs to 465 Bacon's Castle Tr. The 40-acre historic site boasts the only surviving example of Jacobean architecture in America. Built in 1665, the main house has Flemish curvilinear gables, triple chimney stacks and a cruciform design. Also on-site are a 17th-century garden and various historical outbuildings, including a 1701 barn, slave quarters dating from the 1840s, an 1850 smokehouse, and 20th-century barns and sheds. Guided tours are available.
$8; $6 (senior citizens); $5 (students with ID); free (ages 0-5). Combination ticket with Smith's Fort Plantation $12; $10 (students with ID and senior citizens).
Hours: Fri.-Sat. 10-5, Sun. noon-5, Mar.-Dec. (also Mon. 10-5, Memorial Day-Labor Day). Last tour begins 45 minutes before closing.