Monday, May 7, 2018

Soot's Camp

Soot’s Camp is Open – Time to Visit
3596 Leeds Manor Road, Markham, Virginia 22643
571.239.6772 – jamesrwilson@gmail.com



Lots to do – read, walk, enjoy a cup or glass, gaze at the pond or a fire, visit with friends, build something. Nearby highlights –

• Stribling Orchard – pick-your-own -- http://www.striblingorchard.com
• Marriott Ranch – trail rides, B&B -- http://www.striblingorchard.com
• Philip Carter Vineyard (2 miles) -- http://www.pcwinery.com
• Chateau O’Brien’s Vineyard (1 mile) -- http://www.chateauobrien.com
• Linden Vineyard (7 miles) -- https://www.lindenvineyards.com
• Ashby Inn – fine dining, B&B -- http://www.ashbyinn.com
• Orlean Pub (live music Saturdays) -- http://www.orleanmarket.com/
• Red Schoolhouse Antiques -- http://www.redschoolhouseantiques.net
• Downriver Canoe Company -- https://www.downriver.com
• Washington, Virginia -- dining, antiques, art -- http://washingtonva.gov
• Thompson Wildlife Area – https://www.dgif.virginia.gov/wma/thompson/
• Sky Meadows Park -- http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/sky-meadows
• Appalachian Trail (4 miles), Skyline Drive, Shenandoah River, Passage Creek (trout), Elizabeth Furnace, Skyline Caverns … bike rides – on and off road

We’re out most weekends – Call or text to confirm



Soot’s Camp Directions
3596 Leeds Manor Road, Markham, Virginia 22643
571.239.6772 – jamesrwilson@gmail.com

From DC/Beltway (about 45 minutes) –

• From Beltway (I-495), take Route 66 West to Markham, Exit 18
• At bottom of exit, turn left onto Leeds Manor Road, Route 688
• Stay on Leeds Manor Road (cross John Marshall Highway / Route 55 just south of I-66 … do not turn left or right on Route 55 … even if your GPS says to …)
• Cross small creek and turn right; continue on Leeds Manor Road over railroad tracks and about one mile to Soot’s Camp, at top of hill on right
• Park where convenient on driveway
• If driveway is full, continue up Leeds Manor Road about 75 yards and turn left into gravel road and park where convenient; walk back (be careful)

From Northern Virginia (e.g., Dulles Airport) –

• Take Route 28, Route 15 or Route 17 south to Route 66 West, directions as above





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