Afternoon Tea at Oatlands is a valued tradition at Oatlands Historic House and Gardens. Come enjoy an afternoon with tea, shopping and a tour of the historic property!
Oatlands holds teas in the historic Carriage House and only on the dates listed on this page. Tea is held from 12:30 - 3:00 p.m. and you are welcome to arrive anywhere between 12:30-1:30 p.m. For a printable copy of our tea schedule, click here.
Attire is based on your preference. Dress up for your tea or more casual for exploring the beautiful property.
NEW ONLINE RESERVATIONS! Oatlands is now accepting online reservations for tea! To make a reservation online click here.
*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.
Our tea themes are mostly decorative. If you have any questions about the themes, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 703-777-3174 ext. 2.
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 ext. 2 or email email@example.com to discuss a special tea just for you.
Private teas start at $34.95 per person plus tax.
Tea is served at 1:00 p.m. and ends at 3:00 p.m. unless noted here.
Thursday, December 13 – Winter Afternoon Tea — Only 2 seats left!
Friday, December 14 – Winter Afternoon Tea — Only 2 seats left!
Saturday, December 15 – Grinch Tea — Sold Out!
Sunday, December 16 – Ugly Sweater Tea — Sold Out!
Sunday, December 16, 4:30pm - 6:00pm – Candlelight Tea — Sold Out!
Thursday, December 20 – Winter Afternoon Tea — Sold Out!
Friday, December 21 – Winter Afternoon Tea — Sold Out!
Saturday, December 22 – Gingerbread Tea — Sold Out!
Sunday, December 23 – Santa Tea — Sold Out!
Sunday, December 23, 4:30pm - 6:00pm – Candlelight Tea — Sold Out!
Thursday, December 27 – Winter Afternoon Tea — Only 1 seats left!
Friday, December 28 – Winter Afternoon Tea
Saturday, December 29 – Snowman Tea — Sold Out!
Sunday, December 30 – Winter Afternoon Tea — Only 6 seats left!