Weddings at Oatlands


Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea at Oatlands is a valued tradition.   We hope you will come enjoy an afternoon having tea, shopping and touring our historic property.

Mansion tours are offered to tea guests at a discounted price. 

See About Your Visit for a listing of available tours and information.



Tea is held from 1 - 3 pm in our historic Carriage House unless otherwise noted. 

Attire is casual so you can feel free to dress for exploring our beautiful property. 

Ask us about membership programs that will give you entry to the Mansion and Gardens for free on the day of your visit along with other benefits!


To make a reservation please call
703-777-3174. Teas require advance reservation and purchase. Teas are $28.95 plus tax per person ages 3 and up.

Teas are non-refundable.

Your patronage helps support Oatlands' mission of Education, Preservation & Conservation.

2014 Tea Schedule

Your Tea Includes:

  • Assorted sandwiches
  • Scones with preserves & cream
  • Delicious sweets

Our Tea

We serve a black tea blended especially for us. Tea is available for purchase in the gift shop or purchase online.

Private & Bridal Teas

Oatlands offers private teas for your group of 25 or more. Bridal showers, birthday parties, book clubs or just for fun -- call us to discuss a special tea just for you.

Private teas start at $33.95 per person plus tax.


Special Teas

Occasionally, teas are held in the Mansion, Greenhouse or with a guest speaker. Check our events page to see when we have one of these special teas scheduled.

During the holiday season, teas are scheduled every week. Oatlands is always beautifully decorated and it is a great time to shop for unique gifts and get in the holiday spirit.

2014 Tea Schedule



September 14 Sunday November 1 Saturday December 4 Thursday
  28 Sunday   2 Sunday   5 Friday
        7 Friday   6 Saturday
October 5 Sunday   8 Saturday   7 Sunday
  18 Saturday         11 Thursday
  31 Friday   14 Friday   12 Friday
        15 Saturday   13 Saturday
        16 Sunday   14 Sunday
        21 Friday   18 Thursday
        22 Saturday   19 Friday
        23 Sunday   20 Saturday
        28 Friday   21 Sunday
        29 Saturday   26 Friday
        30 Sunday   27 Saturday
              28 Sunday

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