There are countless reasons why we love to retreat a night or two at Middleton Inn. Seeing all the horses as we drive in, wine and cheese hour, hammocks, being riverside and walking by tiki torches to Middleton Place for a meal are just a few. Our top reason is having the trails to ourselves early morning and late evening. It is pure peacefulness with an alligator sighting or two.
We have explored and photographed Charleston in all seasons and weather and have always witnessed beauty. It might not have been the palette of colors we were expecting, but each season has it’s own brand of magic. For those who have their heart set on a particular bloom the Middleton Place's Annual Bloom List is your best bet.
Images taken April 2nd and 3rd on Middleton Place grounds.
Living in Charleston we get lots of family and friends visiting. They all want to know the best plantation that will give them the whole experience - house, gardens, animals, etc.. The hard part with such a recommendation is that each historic plantation has a little something special and unique. My favorite way to experience Middleton is to stay at Middleton Inn and explore the grounds close to sunrise and sunset. And for either weddings or portraits, Middleton Place is absolutely picturesque. Peacocks will mosey in your photographs. The sun will fall just right on the water for mirrored reflections. And each garden feels as if you have entered a new space. Experience it for yourself.