Celebrating 12 Years in Business at Hamanassett Bed & Breakfast

We’ve just completed 12 years of operating Hamanassett Bed & Breakfast in the Brandywine Valley thanks to all our wonderful guests who have returned year after year and referred their family and friends to us.   We’ve seen guests get engaged, come … Continue reading

Brandywine Valley Named a Top Road Trip by Forbes

Those of us lucky enough to live in this beautiful area are well aware of how special it is.  Wineries, great restaurants, magnificent attractions such as Longwood Gardens, Winterthur, Brandywine River Museum, and the Colonial Plantation to name just a few are … Continue reading

Kennett Square Pennsylvania Brewfest Coming Up

Although the Brandywine Valley is known for its wine trail and the many wonderful wineries in the area, those you prefer suds aren’t forgotten.  Every fall there is a celebration of all things hops and barley with samples from over … Continue reading

Brandywine Valley Country Cooking School Huge Success

With the command “Allez Cuisine” ringing in their ears, ten enthusiastic guests recently participated in Hamanassett Bed & Breakfast’s  Brandywine Country Cooking School class for French Country Cooking. They worked diligently under the tutelage of Chef Melissa Walsh and owner … Continue reading

National Bacon Day, Labor Day, and the Brandywine Valley

Who doesn’t love bacon?  For several years I’ve seen lots of new recipes with bacon including bacon ice cream.  I just learned that there is a National Bacon Day celebrated every Labor Day (okay, I’m a little behind on the … Continue reading

Travels of the Red Chair Lands in the Brandywine Valley in Pennsylvania

Follow the travels of the Red Chair as it visits bed and breakfasts and inn across the United States. Continue reading

Dog Days of Summer at Hamanassett Bed & Breakfast

Bentley is on the lookout for new friends at Hamanassett.    Lots of places for you and your four legged friend to visit and do so gather up their bed and dish and head to Hamanassett and we will forego our $25.00 per night … Continue reading

Dining Under the Stars and Other Events in Media Pennsylvania

  Chester County calls itself Chateau Country for good reason,  all the wonderful historic DuPont houses in the area.   But Delaware County right next door also celebrates French heritage.   And if you’d like to sit at an outdoor table at a Paris cafe … Continue reading

July 4 and Beyond in the Brandywine Valley

There is so much to do in the next few weeks in the Brandywine Valley.   Of course, one of the biggest and most popular is the fireworks and fountains show at Longwood Gardens.  Did you know Longwood was recently voted … Continue reading

Winterthur 35th Annual Point to Point Races May 5, 2013

What a perfect way to spend the day.  Enjoy strolling the grounds of Winterthur, Henry du Pont’s 60 acre country estate and watch exciting steeplechase horse racing.  They have a wonderful parade of antique carriages, you can picnic, and enjoy all … Continue reading