Brandywine Battlefield in the Brandywine Valley Open Again

Two hundred year old stone house

  Did you know that the largest battle fought during the American Revolution (or as the British refer to it The War for American Independence) was right here in the Brandywine Valley?  The British were trying to capture Philadelphia which … Continue reading

Wine, Cheese, and Chocolate at Penns Woods Winery in the Brandywine Valley

We really love the wine at Penns Woods Winery in the Brandywine Valley and what could be better than pairing wine with cheese or chocolate or both!  Each weekend in February you can taste wines they have specifically chosen to … Continue reading

Yuletide at Winterthur

The Marlboro Room at Winterthur where the family gathered to unwrap their packages.

The Brandywine Valley is blessed with a multitude of beautiful attractions during the Christmas season.   Everyone knows of Longwood Gardens, of course.  Other du Pont estates in our area include Hagley and Nemours Mansion and Gardens.  The  One of the most spectacular … Continue reading

Brandywine Valley Wineries Fall Festival

Time for a grape stompin’ good time in the Brandywine Valley.  The six wineries of the Brandywine Valley Wine Trail are celebrating their 2014 harvest the next two weekends (September 27 & 28 and October 4 & 5) from 12 … Continue reading

Restaurant Week in Brandywine Valley 9-8 through 9-13-14

It always amuses me when potential guests call and ask if we have any good restaurants in the Brandywine Valley.  We have an embarrassment of riches when it comes to dining which includes steak houses,  Italian, Continental, farm to table … Continue reading

Don’t Miss Historic Philadelphia While Visiting the Brandywine Valley

Did you know that Hamanassett Bed and Breakfast and the Brandywine Valley are only 30 minutes from Philadelphia?  It is an easy drive into the city or you can drive less than 10 minutes to the Elwyn Train Station which … Continue reading