Virginia Gold Orchard

If you live nearby or happen to be visiting the Rockbridge County area this fall, Virginia Gold Orchard is open to the public for pear tasting and sales from late August until February.

Please come by for a free taste of our Asian pears! We sell varieties that you can't find anywhere else on Earth (really!).

We also sell

  • Local raw honey
  • Our homemade Asian Pear marmalade and topping
  • Chinese dates (currently sold out)
  • Persimmons
  • Chestnuts
  • Blackberries (mid summer)
  • a large selection of heirloom squash (fall-winter)
  • locally grown, seasonal produce


From August through October we are open 10 am to 6pm, Wednesday-Sunday.

From November through February we are open 10am-5pm Wednesday - Sunday and by appointment.

If you are coming with a large group, we ask that please call ahead to make reservations.

When you arrive, feel free to walk around the orchard.  We have a covered picnic pavilion available for picnicking.


The address of the orchard is 100 Asian Pear Way, Natural Bridge, Virginia 24578.

We are located on US 11, about one mile north of Exit 180 on I-81.

Click here for Google driving directions.