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 are 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



March 16 Sunday October 5 Sunday December 4 Thursday
  30 Sunday   18 Saturday   5 Friday
        31 Friday   6 Saturday
April  5 Saturday         7 Sunday
  27 Sunday November 1 Saturday   11 Thursday
        2 Sunday   12 Friday
May 10 Saturday --  Closed   7 Friday   13 Saturday
  11 Sunday --  Closed   8 Saturday   14 Sunday
  24 Saturday   9 Sunday   18 Thursday
        14 Friday   19 Friday
June 8 Sunday   15 Saturday   20 Saturday
  29 Sunday   16 Sunday   21 Sunday
        21 Friday   26 Friday
July 13 Sunday   22 Saturday   27 Saturday
  27 Sunday   23 Sunday   28 Sunday
        28 Friday      
August 10 Sunday   29 Saturday      
  24 Sunday   30 Sunday      
September 14 Sunday            
  28 Sunday            

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