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Magic at Galleywinter

· Afton, Albemarle, Virginia
20 acres hosted by Gail T.
2 lodging sites · 3 RV/tent sites
Gail is a Star Host
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Near Shenandoah National Park
Within a 30-minute drive from the Rockfish(South).
Creature comforts
Enjoy the comforts of home at some sites—including flush toilets, showers, and a kitchen.
Galleywinter Farm is a 20-acre working horse farm with an organic garden and views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Our whole farm fosters a sense of connection with nature, deep restfulness and relaxation. Explore our woods trails, beautiful spots to sit, or observe the horses. Our yoga and mediation studio with its gorgeous smooth wood floors offers serenity, a space to sit, stretch, or practice yoga. Galleywinter is a perfect place for a quiet getaway, great hiking trails just 4 miles away - guests have easy access to Shenandoah National Forest, George Washington National Forest, Skyline Drive, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and the Appalachian Trail. The Blue Ridge Tunnel is also a famous, historic site just minutes away. We are nearby many local breweries, restaurants, good grocery stores, art & antique shops. Great for folks wanting a quiet and restorative getaway. Our check-in window is between 3:00- 7:00, if you need to check in later message us and we'll try to accommodate. If it is significantly later, you can purchase this as an extra. We do observe quiet hours after 9:00 pm to ensure peace and quiet for everyone on the property. 
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Afton, Albemarle, Virginia, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of Monacan, Shawandasse Tula (Shawanwaki/Shawnee), and Manahoac First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
Hosted by Gail T.Joined in February 2017
Response rate: 100%Response time: Within 2 hours
262 ratings · 126 reviews
Doug T.recommends
November 7, 2023
Meadow Site
Great last minute camping adventure
Beautiful campsite and horse farm. Gail was very accommodating to us at the last minute. We loved walking the property and had a very cozy night on a bed of leaves. Loved interacting with the horses Meridian and Ginsing. They were very calm and sociable to me and my 8 year old son.
Kellyn M.recommends
October 15, 2023
Deck Site
Magical, indeed!
We loved tent camping at Galleywinter! Gail was so responsive, accommodating and kind. The grounds are lovingly maintained and watching the horses was a special treat. The outhouse and water spigot are nice amenities. It’s also very easy to find! We’ll definitely be back.
Erin W.recommends
October 15, 2023
Forest Site
Beautiful setting! Kids loved the horses, and Gail was very gracious in helping them to interact with them. We have stayed here before and have loved every visit!
Sharon R.recommends
September 3, 2023
Meadow Site
Wonderful stay! Beautiful and relaxing property, Gail is a very thoughtful host who took care of everything and even introduced us to the horses! The site is a great size, pretty private with a great fire pit, Adirondack chairs and a grill. Highly recommend the firewood and fresh farm eggs!! Thank you Gail!!
Kirstin D.recommends
July 28, 2023
Meadow Site
This meadow site was everything I hoped for and more! Gail is a wonderful host and we really enjoyed staying at the site. 100% would recommend this campsite.
Lloyd K.recommends
July 8, 2023
Camping at Galleywinter Farm
AT Hikers loved the beautiful farm!
Had a great experience a this idyllic farm! The host Gail couldn’t be more accommodating and friendly. Camping ground is great. Nice setup for fire pits and water. The outdoor shower is amazing too.
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