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Equest Tolkien Experience

  • The Shire of Preston Hollow 4668 Meadowood Road Dallas, TX, 75220 United States (map)

Join us for the most unique home tour you will ever experience, and shop along the way!
 

Experience a primitive other worldly indoor/outdoor adventure at The Shire of Preston Hollow.

Tour a whimsical Tolkien-inspired cottage, Hobbit House, and gardens based on the tales of The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings. After walking across a drawbridge and through the portcullis, middle-earth greets with warning, “Beyond this place be dragons.” Then enter Caras Galadan, the beautiful city of trees whose branches tangle across a cathedral ceiling. Follow a path through the Old Forest, across a water bridge to the Hobbit House, and up to the dragon’s lair.

The Equest Tolkien Experience is open to the public on

  • Thursday, April 6 from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. with lively music from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. by Celtic band Beyond the Pale
  • Friday, April 7 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 8 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with entertainment by DJ Andy Austin from noon to 5 p.m.

The Shire is located at 4668 Meadowood Road, Dallas, TX 75220

Complimentary valet provided Thursday only. Exclusive to adults 21+. Flat, sturdy shoes for crossing drawbridges and moats recommended. $20 minimum donation appreciated to benefit Equest, a nonprofit serving people with disabilities through equine facilitated therapies. The Hobbit House is not wheelchair accessible.


Discover fashion & jewelry fit for a queen

In addition to the magical tour, guests can shop couture fashions and accessories from Lily of the West and Hari Jewels, with designer guest appearances, and additional luxury items from Origins of Santa Fe boutique.

Lily of the West

Lily of the West

Catherine Bacon from Origins

Catherine Bacon from Origins

Hari Jewels

Hari Jewels

Earlier Event: April 6
Equest Tolkien Experience
Later Event: April 8
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