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.
Sunday, September 23 – Autumn Afternoon Tea
Saturday, October 27 – Witches’ Brew Tea
Sunday, October 28 – Witches’ Brew Tea
Sunday, November 4 – Autumn Afternoon Tea
Sunday, November 11 – Autumn Afternoon Tea
Saturday, November 17 – Autumn Afternoon Tea
Sunday, November 18 – Pilgrim Afternoon Tea
Saturday, November 24 – Thanksgiving Afternoon Tea
Sunday, November 25 – Teddy Bear Tea
Saturday, December 1 – Snowman Tea
Sunday, December 2 – Nutcracker Tea
Sunday, December 2, 4:30pm - 6:00pm – Candlelight Tea
Thursday, December 6 – Winter Afternoon Tea
Friday, December 7 – Winter Afternoon Tea
Saturday, December 8 – Charlie Brown Afternoon Tea
Sunday, December 9 – Candy Cane Tea
Sunday, December 9, 4:30pm - 6:00pm – Candlelight Tea
Thursday, December 13 – Winter Afternoon Tea
Friday, December 14 – Winter Afternoon Tea
Saturday, December 15 – Grinch Tea
Sunday, December 16 – Ugly Sweater Tea
Sunday, December 16 – Candlelight Tea
Thursday, December 20 – Winter Afternoon Tea
Friday, December 21 – Winter Afternoon Tea
Saturday, December 22 – Gingerbread Tea
Sunday, December 23 – Santa Tea
Sunday, December 23, 4:30pm - 6:00pm – Candlelight Tea
Thursday, December 27 – Winter Afternoon Tea
Friday, December 28 – Winter Afternoon Tea
Saturday, December 29 – Winter Afternoon Tea
Sunday, December 30 – Winter Afternoon Tea