...to tour South Carolina

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Magnolia Plantation visit magnolia plantation during stay at Linwood

The orginal owner of Linwood was the heiress to Magnolia Plantation.

History & Horticulture Tours of Linwood Gardens by arrangement.

A great starting point for exploring the South Carolina Coast for pleasure or real estate. Warm and historic home near golf courses and outlet malls. We are happy to schedule tee times at any of the many area golf courses. It would be our pleasure to arrange a day's, guided, kayak trip through Carolina's most scenic rivers  Get dropped 75 ft. down in the lock to the river below or quietly paddle through the rice fields.  Enjoy a guest pass to exercise at the near-by, Summerville Family Y, Health Center. Relax in our pool for residents or let us arrange an in-house massage.

Area Attractions:

Historic Charleston
Many area golf courses
Shop the outlet malls at Tanger
Famous Plantations
Garden, House and Candlelight tours
Art Galleries
Spoletto Music Festival
Flower Festivals
Bridge Run
Wildlife Festival
Blues Festival
Moja Festival

Middleton Place PlantationVisit Middleton Place during stay at Linwood Bed and Breakfast

What to do?

Sightsee and shop in Charleston.
Visit the near-by plantations and gardens.
Golf, beach or boat.
Cool off and exercise in the large, in ground pool.
Take a run through the quiet, historic streets of Summerville.
Walk to the village, craft, gift, antique shops and restaurants.
Climb into the hammock on the front porch.
Select a book from the upstairs sitting hall.
Wander the sand paths leading to private garden enclosures lush with azaleas, gardenias, camellias, lavender, magnolias, palms and ancient trees.
Watch the fish in the pond or the great variety of birds.
Swing high up in the old oak tree.
Relish chatting with other guests in the sitting room over a cup of tea or a drink.
Find one of many secluded spots for your own romance.
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Complimentary Wireless Internet and Off Street Parking.

History & Horticulture Tours of Linwood Gardens by arrangement

Gift Certificates, personalized in calligraphy, are available at no extra charge. 

relax in the gardens at Linwood bed and breakfast

In the News

Voted Summerville's Best B&B - 4 Years Running

Voted in the Top10 "Best gardens for B&B in the world" by BedandBreakest.com

Linwood Bed and Breakfast was awarded "Best Gardens for Small Inns and Bed and Breakfasts in North America, by Arrington's Bed and Breakfast Journal in 2005.

Linda Shelbourne is a Clemson University certified Master Gardener since 1990.

Kiplinger rated Summerville as one of the eight best places in the US to retire.