Unique places to visit in Botetourt County

Town of Buchanan:

Nestled between the steep slopes of Purgatory Mountain and Cove Mountain, the Town of Buchanan is an attractive place to live, shop and stroll. Downtown Buchanan contains the area's highest concentration of historic homes, stores and churches making up the area's largest National Register Historic District. Whether you are planning an afternoon shopping spree or a weekend getaway, include Buchanan as part of your itinerary. Recognized for its blend of historic buildings, Buchanan's downtown is home to specialty shops, furniture, antiques, art galleries, restaurants and the historic Buchanan Theatre. Buchanan offers a unique small town feel while providing great outdoor adventures. Kayak the Upper James River Water Trail, hike the Appalachian Trail or just enjoy the scenic views.

Old Trinity Schoolhouse Quilt Shop:

Old Trinity Schoolhouse Quilt Shop was opened in October 2000 in a newly renovated 1900 two room schoolhouse. Our philosophy is have available a full spectrum of quilting fabrics even though we specialize in reproduction fabrics. We have numerous books on historic subjects about quilting. We offer many classes, demos, personal help.

The White Oak Tea Tavern:

Visit us in our beautiful Tavern near Fincastle, Virginia. The White Oak Tea Tavern is a pub-style tearoom, located in the historic Cloyd House, circa 1783. While you relax by the fire, take a few moments to read about the fascinating history of our cabin, peruse the daily paper, or simply relish your pot of fine tea.

Kelly's Real Deals Antiques:

Located in Troutville right on Rt. 11 ( Lee Highway). The building displays large statues of a buffalo, a cowboy and a horse and a bunch of neat items that have been collected and displayed at the store for years. Passersby can stop and admire the unique displays and shop the rooms of antiques and flea market type items.

Apple Barn II Gifts and Collectibles:

Little Bit Of Everything: This shop is truly a must visit. They have a wide variety of gifts. They carry many unique Va. Tech items. The collection of villages they carry is truly incredible, and they carry village pieces themed for holidays other than Christmas. They carry several lines of collectibles including SnowBabies, Cat's Meow, Precious Moments and they even have discontinued and hard to find pieces as well. This really is a great little place to shop if you're looking for something unique.