Afternoon Tea at Oatlands is a valued tradition. We hope you will come enjoy an afternoon with tea, shopping and a tour of the historic property.
Tea is held from 1 - 3 p.m. in our historic Carriage House unless otherwise noted. Oatlands holds teas only on the dates listed on this page. For a printable copy of our tea schedule, click here.
Attire is based on your preference. Dress up for your tea or more casually for exploring the beautiful property.
To make a reservation please call 703-777-3174. Teas require advance reservation and purchase. Teas are $29.95 plus tax per person ages 3 and up.
Teas are non-refundable.
*Teas must be reserved at least 2 days in advance. However, a tea may become full at any time so please make your reservations as early as possible.
Your Tea Includes:
We serve a black tea blended with calendula especially for us. Tea is available for purchase in the gift shop or you may purchase online.
Add a Bottle or Glass of Oatlands Wine to your table!
Oatlands offers two varieties of wine: a Chambourcin, a medium bodied red wine, and a Vidal Blanc, a crisp white wine. Bottles are $19.95 plus tax and glasses are $6 plus tax and are available for purchase at your table.
Please Note: We cannot accommodate gluten free diets. Should you wish to bring your own food and be served tea only, you may do so at a discounted rate of $10 per person plus tax. Items served do not contain nuts but they were prepared in a facility which prepares nut products.
Tea Guests enjoy a special discount on Mansion tours! The reduced cost is only $8 per person.
See Visiting Oatlands for information on our tours.
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!
Private & Bridal Teas
Oatlands offers private teas for your group of 16 or more. Bridal showers, birthday parties, book clubs or just for fun -- call Moriah Lemming at 703-777-3174 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss a special tea just for you.
Private teas start at $34.95 per person plus tax.
Sunday, October 22 – Recipe Share Tea
Saturday, October 28 – Witches’ Brew Tea
Sunday, October 29 – Witches’ Brew Tea
November Fall Holiday Afternoon Teas
Sunday, November 12 – Fall Afternoon Tea
Saturday, November 18 – Pilgrim Afternoon Tea
Sunday, November 19 – Thanksgiving Afternoon Tea
Saturday, November 25 – Fall Afternoon Tea
Sunday, November 26 – Teddy Bear Tea
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.
December Holiday Afternoon Teas
Saturday, December 2 – Snowman Tea
Sunday, December 3 – Nutcracker Tea
Thursday, December 7 – Holiday Afternoon Tea
Friday, December 8 – Holiday Afternoon Tea
Saturday, December 9 – Gingerbread Tea
Sunday, December 10 – Candy Cane Tea
Thursday, December 14 – Holiday Afternoon Tea
Friday, December 15 – Holiday Afternoon Tea
Saturday, December 16 – Grinch Tea
Sunday, December 17 – Ugly Sweater Tea
Wednesday, December 20 – Holiday Afternoon Tea
Thursday, December 21 – Holiday Afternoon Tea
Friday, December 22 – Holiday Afternoon Tea
Saturday, December 23 – Santa Tea
Wednesday, December 27 – Holiday Afternoon Tea
Thursday, December 28 – Holiday Afternoon Tea
Friday, December 29 – Holiday Afternoon Tea
Saturday, December 30 – Holiday Afternoon Tea