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Area Attractions

A dynamic two-college town with hometown appeal.

In and around Farmville, enjoy historic tours, trails, festivals, theater, fun restaurants, the great outdoors,  numerous stores and quaint shops - all without the congestion or high prices of a big city.

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And just drive a short distance from campus to go.

  • Hiking
  • Tubing
  • Whitewater rafting
  • Rock climbing
  • Kayaking
  • Skiing at Massanutten & Wintergreen

virginia state parkThree of Virginia's most beautiful state parks are within 30 minutes of campus.

You can swim, boat, hike, or fish. Cabins and campground facilities are also available. Hunting of deer, wild turkey, and small game is excellent in Prince Edward County.

Longwood is conveniently located in central Virginia - approximately 1 hour from Richmond, Lynchburg and Charlottesville.

King's Dominion amusement park and Wintergreen ski resort are within 2 hours.

Colonial Williamsburg, Busch Garden theme park, Water Country USA, and the Blue Ridge Mountains are within 2 1/2 hours.

Virginia Beach and Washington, DC are within 3 hours.

Farmville weather will allow you to golf, play tennis, and hike year-round. Occasionally, a moderate amount of snowfall sends students to the hills for a day of sledding and skiing.


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Golf Course

The The Manor Golf Club in Farmville provides Central Virginia a one of a kind golf course with a spectacular setting and magnificent layout.