Explore South Hill

Discover Your Own Adventure in South Hill, VA

Welcome to South Hill, Virginia, where adventure awaits at every corner! Begin your journey at the South Hill Visitor Center, housed in the historic train depot, and embark on an experience that promises to be as rich and varied as the landscape itself

Explore our Rich Heritage

Model Railroad Museum

Marvel at the panoramic display of model trains and authentic local history scenes.

Whittle's Mill Historic Site and Park

Enjoy the serene beauty of the Meherin River and explore the 18th-century grist mill

Engage in the Arts

The Colonial Center for Performing Arts

Experience live performances in one of Virginia's few remaining vaudeville theatres.

Art Galleries

Immerse yourself in local creativity at galleries showcasing the work of South Hill's artists.

Concert Series

Discover your Outdoor Adventure

Discover the All-Inclusive Playground at Centennial Park

Welcome to Centennial Park, where playtime knows no bounds! Our state-of-the-art all-inclusive playground is designed to delight kids of all ages and abilities.

Parks and Recreation

From state-of-the-art sports facilities to amphitheaters, pickleball, and tennis courts, our parks offer something for everyone.

Lakes and Water Sports

Just minutes away, Buggs Island Lake and Lake Gaston invite you for kayaking, fishing, and boating adventures.

Tobacco Heritage Trail

Discover your own Shopping Adventure in South Hill, VA

Embark on a shopping journey like no other in South Hill , Virginia! Our town is a treasure trove of retail delights, offering everything from familiar department stores to unique local boutiques.

Farmers Markets

Savor fresh produce and local goods from May through October.

Discover your own Dining Adventure in South Hill, VA

Savor South Hill: A Culinary Journey

Welcome to South Hill, where every meal is an adventure waiting to be savored! Our town boasts a delightful array of dining options, from cozy cafes to elegant restaurants. Whether you’re a foodie seeking bold flavors or simply looking for a comforting meal, South Hill has something to satisfy every palate.

Discover your Stay in South Hill, VA

Welcome to South Hill, Virginia, where comfort meets convenience in the heart of picturesque landscapes and vibrant culture. Whether you’re here for a relaxing getaway or an exciting adventure, our selection of accommodations ensures a memorable stay.

Stay and Explore

South Hill is conveniently located on I-85, midway between the ocean and mountains. Use our charming town as your base to venture out to the beach, race tracks or the Blue Ridge Mountains, or stay local and enjoy the many activities right here in South Hill.

Nearby Places to Visit for Recreation, Activities, and History

  • MacCallum More Museum & Gardens, Chase City
  • John H. Kerr Dam & Reservoir (known locally as Buggs Island Lake)
  • Occoneechee State Park, Clarksville
  • Tobacco Heritage Trail/Rails to Trails
  • Civil Rights in Education Heritage Trail
  • Boyd’s Tavern, Boydton
  • Prestwould Plantation, Clarksville
  • Mecklenburg County Veterans Memorial Monument, Clarksville
  • Rosemont Winery of Virginia, LaCrosse

Festivals & Events

  • Virginia Lake Festival, Clarksville (Hot air balloons, live musical entertainment, shopping, food and fireworks)
  • Spooktoberfest, South Hill (an entire weekend of family-friendly Halloween fun)
  • Hometown Christmas, South Hill (a 4 day holiday festival with shopping, ice skating, carousel rides, visits to Santa, special shopping with “Santa Bucks” for kids, music events, and more)
  • Annual Cruise-In and Car Show, South Hill (classic and fun cars, with prizes, vendors, and more)
  • Concerts in the Park, Centennial Park in South Hill (monthly live outdoor concerts from Spring-Fall)
  • Picnic in the Park, South Hill (Fourth of July fun, food, and fireworks in, South Hill)
  • Wine Festival, Clarksville
  • Holiday Bazaar Arts & Craft Show, South Hill

Your adventure in South Hill is limited only by your imagination.
So, what are you waiting for?
Discover your own adventure in South Hill, VA

For more information, visit the South Hill Visitor Center at 201 S Mecklenburg Ave, South Hill, VA, or Call (434) 447-4547

How to Become a member?

South Hill is a vibrant community that offers a small-town feel with big opportunities for fun and adventure. From our business to our attractions, we focus on new ideas and experiences that captivate our visitors and encourage growth and development for our residents and business owners. South Hill has something for everyone, and our future is filled with new beginnings that promote excitement, growth, and endless possibilities. Join us, be a part of our great transformation, and discover why South Hill is a place residents and visitors proudly call their own.