Monthly Summer Tours of Ragdale Artists' Retreat
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Ragdale, the nationally acclaimed artists’ retreat offers monthly, docent-led tours from June – October for individuals and groups. Located on the former country estate of Arts and Crafts architect Howard Van Doren Shaw, a Ragdale tour includes: the historic Ragdale House, visual artist studios, exquisite gardens, an introduction to the Shaw family history and the artists’ residency program that serves over 150 artists and authors each year. Group tours for 10 or more must be arranged in advance, preferably at 2 p.m. on Fridays. The only tour date still available is Oct. 23. Limited parking available in the Ragdale lot and tours begins on the front porch of the Ragdale House. Tickets may be purchased online at or at the door. For reservations, call, visit the website or email: