Afternoon Tea & Tours
Afternoon Tea at Oatlands is a valued tradition. We hope you will come enjoy an afternoon having tea, shopping and touring our historic property.
Tea Guests enjoy a special discount on Mansion tours! The reduced cost is only $8 per person.
See Visiting Oatlands for a listing of available tours and information.
Tea is held from 1 - 3 p.m. 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
Teas are non-refundable.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
*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.
Sunday, April 23 – Historic Garden Week Tea
Friday, May 12 – Mother’s Day Tea
Saturday, May 13 – Mother’s Day Tea
Sunday, May 14 – Mother’s Day Tea
Sunday, May 21 – Strawberry Tea
Sunday, June 11 – Doll Tea
Sunday, July 23 – Art Tea
Sunday, August 13 – Back to School Tea
Sunday, September 10 – Quilting Tea
Sunday, October 22 – Recipe Share Tea
Sunday, 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
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 – Holiday Afternoon 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