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Address: 4431 Neck Road, Huntersville, NC 28070-1009
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+1 704-875-3113
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 16:00
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Rural Hill Farm is the historic homestead of Major John and Violet (Wilson)...

Rural Hill Farm is the historic homestead of Major John and Violet (Wilson) Davidson. John Davidson was an American officer serving in the Revolutionary War and a signer of the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence. Rural Hill Farm established in 1760, is the oldest and largest public historic site in Mecklenburg County encompassing some 265 acres. It is also a center for the study of Scottish heritage and interpreting the Davidson plantation/farm (lasting six consecutive generations), providing historical, agricultural, and environmental programming.

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Warrior farm

We were here for the warrior dash. Great site for a 5K, but I don't know nuthin' about their normal operations. My legs still hurt from the 5K.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 June 2016
Orad O
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Schleswig, Germany
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Roanoke, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

The Highland Games & Celtic Festival is an amazing event. Rural Hill Farm is a beautiful location for this yearly festival. The festival itself is well laid out, from the history settlement, to the games field to the competition areas and who does not shed a tear when the massed pipes and drums bands enter the field. There are so... More 

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Thank 00Treasure
Huntersville, North Carolina
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67 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

If the food truck drive in is here definitely go! Bring chairs or a blanket to sit on. Not much shade but nice when the sun dips below the tree line. Lots of good food, music and drinks.

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Thank Spydermn
Mocksville, North Carolina
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

No corn at a corn maze. And still charge full price. Don't bother. Total waste of time and money. They didn't even let the weeds grow. No irrigation to an income producing crop. And we drove an hour to get here!!!

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Thank julianneanderson95
Huntersville, North Carolina
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Every autumn we visit Rural Hill to do the corn maze. It is AMAZING! Lots of fun, challenging, good value for the money, and a family tradition for us oldies, the kids, and now the grandkids.

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Thank phosford
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106 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Ok not really. But we had a good time. Ask The food trucks looked good (we ate from a couple different ones). The highlight was EmergenSweets. Excellent ice cream sandwiches! Huge! Don't bother with the wine the pour was short (maybe 3 oz) and it was $6. Live music was good even though it wasn't our style.

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Schleswig, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

We were here for the warrior dash. Great site for a 5K, but I don't know nuthin' about their normal operations. My legs still hurt from the 5K.

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Thank Orad O
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Went here for the 2016 Beer Festival. Was pleasantly surprised in the event. Lots of great beer over 40 vendors, could have had more food vendors though. Was also kid friendly.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

Fun fun fun!!!!! They do all kinds of different festivals. I was here for Scottish Games. Will be back!!!!!!

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Thank MorganRayB
Southport, NC, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

We love the park and the hospitality of the folks who welcomed us. The park is to be highly congratulated for their efforts in putting on the Loch Norman Scottish Games and Highland Festival. We will definitely comeback next year.

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Thank Leon H
Cornelius, North Carolina
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82 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2015

We have been here many different times for different events - always fun!! Fun place for the whole family - which includes the dog for some events!!!

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Thank Joann S

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