Things to Do in Middleburg, Virginia

Briar Patch Bed & Breakfast Inn is the perfect lodging option for your getaway to Virginia’s beautiful wine and horse country. Conveniently located about an hour from Washington D.C. and 20 minutes from Dulles Airport, our Loudoun County B&B is at the heart of so many wonderful northern Virginia activities, including visiting wineries & breweries, golf, whitewater rafting, horseback riding, hiking, hot air ballooning, and more. Area attractions include wineries & breweries, historical sites, Civil War battlefields and museums, equestrian events, and farms and farmers’ markets.

We will be happy to share our expertise of the area to help plan your daily itinerary. In the meantime, please explore the links we’ve provided below. We look forward to hosting your stay!

  • About an hour west of Washington, DC.
  • 20 minutes from Dulles International Airport.
  • Close to many of Virginia’s finest wineries.
  • Close to historic towns of Middleburg, Aldie, Leesburg, Purcellville, Waterford, and Manassas with many shops and fine dining.
  • We are in the heart of historic Virginia horse country with many attractions for the equestrian including horse shows, riding, steeplechases or point-to-point racing, fox hunting, and polo.
  • Explore the beautiful winding country roads dotted with picturesque farms and views of
    the Blue Ridge and Bull Run Mountains.
  • We are within an easy drive of many historic Civil War battlefields, including Manassas National Battlefield Park and Bull Run Park.
  • For the shopper, we are near an outlet mall in Leesburg.
  • On-site swimming pool, public tennis courts are nearby, lots of places to hike or bike in the area, and a public golf club nearby.
  • Perfect for day trips to Shenandoah National Park, Harper’s Ferry, Shepherdstown, or Charles Town.

Area Events

Parks, Hiking, Biking and Recreation

Historic Locations, Monuments, & Museums

Civil War Sites


River Rafting, Canoeing, & Tubing

Hot Air Ballooning