Stone Gables Estate, home of Ironstone Ranch and The Star Barn Village

Stone Gables Estate is home to the historic Ironstone Ranch, The Star Barn Village, St. Michael’s Vineyard, the Harrisburg, Lincoln & Lancaster Railroad, The National Christmas Center Museum, and the Herr’s Mill Covered Bridge located in Lancaster County, PA. Join us for your next group tour!

Ironstone Ranch at Stone Gables Estate is a working horse ranch surrounded by rolling hills, woodlands, orchards, and streams with an abundance of wildlife and farm animals. Enjoy a horseback ride through the 280 acres of pristine forest and fields. Gentle well-mannered horses with experienced equestrian guides will navigate you on this memorable adventure. Photo opportunities abound, so bring your camera and capture the adventure in Lancaster County, PA. Book a trail ride here.

The Harrisburg, Lincoln & Lancaster Railroad is a full-size operation steam locomotive, an exact replica of a locomotive built in 1968 by Schenectady Locomotive Works in New York for the Central Pacific Railroad in Sacramento, California. Enjoy Lancaster County views on the railroad and tour the Lincoln Museum room and rail car. For tickets and information visit here.

The Star Barn Village at Stone Gables Estate is the Grande Dame of barn venues with eight majestic Gothic Revival-style barns, many dating from 1877, fully restored, and now re-purposed for many events. Words cannot describe the beautiful vista views The Star Barn Village avails in Lancaster County, PA. Coupled with miles of scenic trails and over 100 unique photo opportunities, you will have the storybook occasion you’ve always dreamed of.

St. Michael’s Vineyard at Stone Gables Estate is an artistic grace venue with a surrounding vineyard in Lancaster County, PA. The Grande Gazebo and its Tuscan Tent, teaming with the Iron Victorian Gazebo, the English-clad Solarium, and Pine Needle Arbor usher your group into this outdoor arena dressed in unmatched florals and foliage.

The National Christmas Center Museum will let you explore over 18,000 square feet of nostalgic Christmas décor in lights, trees, stores, and more in Elizabethtown, PA. Antiques abound throughout the National Christmas Center, from Santa’s and nativities to scales, popcorn machines, barber chairs, and much, much more. The architectural features of each building are works of art in themselves. The National Christmas Center is not open year-round to the public. Group tours throughout the year will be considered with a group of 25 or more. Please call 717-902-9791 for more information. It is fully open to the public on select dates in November and December. Please check the website around the Christmas holiday for tickets.

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Stone Gables Estate, home of Ironstone Ranch and The Star Barn Village

1 Hollinger Lane, Elizabethtown, PA 17022

  • PHONE: (717) 902-9791


  • Audio Visual Services
  • On-site Catering
  • Accessible
  • Motorcoach Parking
  • On-site Parking
  • Accessible (handicap) parking on-site
  • Restrooms accessible by wheelchair
  • Service animals permitted
  • Limited wheelchair access
  • Elevator on property