We don't often review tearooms outside TN but for Peace Hill Farm, we've made an exception. www.historicpeacehill.com/afternoon-tea ~ Charles City, VA.
Dancing Girl and I ventured out for tea on the very last day of our Virginia vacation, a cool and soggy day. The chalkboard sign was a cheery welcome to Peace Hill Farm and so was Louise, our hostess, a beautiful teacup from Bath, England.
We had the place to ourselves that day and chose to sit in a cozy sunroom and despite the lack of sun, it was bright and warm.
Our tea adventure began with a steaming bowl of pumpkin soup, scrumptious and homemade, as was everything we were served that day.
Our afternoon tea was a very generous tray of 4 different, freshly prepared and farm fresh sandwiches, tea cake, scone and shortbread. 4 or 5 loose-leaf tea options were just enough of a selection and our tea was piping hot and perfect.
Darjeeling tea and a rosemary scone.
We could have stayed even longer than we did, in fact, truly we could have stayed because Peace Hill Farm is also a bed and breakfast and events center, but our menfolk awaited our return and alas, we departed with promises to return...