We had a very positive experience exploring Historic Charleston with Al from Charleston Carriage Works. Al was entertaining and extremely knowledgeable. We highly recommend taking a tour with Al through Charleston Carriage Works.
See the historic city of Charleston from a historic transportation method—by horse-drawn carriage. You’ll pass by old homes, see decorative ironwork, and learn the history behind city attractions. With a historic Charleston carriage tour departing every 30 minutes, it’s easy to fit this guided tour into your sightseeing itinerary. Plus, meeting at the stables gives you more time to interact with the horses, too.
For this carriage tour, meet in Charleston's historic district at 20 Anson Street, in the stable opposite Market Street, and get ready to experience the streets the same way as those of the past did—by horse-drawn carriage.
Carriages leave for this guided tour every 30 minutes, and you’ll want to check in 15 minutes before your scheduled departure time to turn in your voucher. There is a horse stable at the start of the tour, which you can explore before or after your tour.
Enjoy the views of the historic city from your carriage as your guide, licensed by the city, points out important landmarks and attractions and tells stories from the past. You’ll travel through Charleston’s historic district and cover three to four miles (4.8 to 6.4 kilometers) of its scenic streets.
Your Charleston historical tour ends back where it started—at 20 Anson Street.
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My first concern when seeing working horses is their well-being. We did some research before booking this tour and thought the general feedback was that the horses were well looked after and I am very happy to report that they were. The tour guide (I...More
Our group of four had a great experience with our Carriage ride last Saturday. Al was informative and funny, and even with the heat and noise, was able to share a lot of interesting historical facts about Charleston during our ride. A good value and...More
After all the time I have spent in Charleston, I have seen a number of carriage rides, I have certainly smelled a number of carriage rides, I have definitely been inconvenienced by a good number of carriage rides, but I have never taken a carriage...More
Our guide was informative, funny, and a bit corny. Perfect! Learned a lot and got to spend time petting our beautiful horse before the tour. We took the first tour in the morning which actually runs a bit cheaper. Highly recommend!