Richmond: Rothesay Circle

 

The neighborhood Rothesay is nestled on scenic bluffs overlooking the James River. It is characterized by sweeping views, expansive lawns, and lush gardens, several of which were designed by famed landscape architect Charles F. Gillette, who lived on Rothesay Circle for a time. A quiet oasis in the middle of a bustling city, Rothesay abuts the long-abandoned Philadelphia quarry, now the site of a private swimming club. The eclectic architectural styles of the homes in Rothesay make for a distinctive community, which is close to commercial and recreational areas. It was once a place where homeowners hunted quail and rode horses in their backyards. This is a walking tour.

The Cottrell house requires a separate timed entrance ticket and it is a shuttle only tour departing from Agecroft Hall. Handicap access is not possible for this property.

Info

Questions?
RichmondTuesdayTour@VAGardenWeek.org

Buy Tickets
 
View All Tours
 

Thank you to our Sponsors

Ellwood Thompson's
Dr. Michael S. Godin, MD
ShoreDog Cafe

Beecroft & Bull
Haley Toyota Scion
Hyman Brothers
KDW Home

Louis Rogers
Marsh & McLennan Agency
Naborforce
Sneed's Nursery

TowneBank
True Timber
Yellow Umbrella

Our Facebook Page