Hamanassett has Champion Tree Largest Red Cedar in Pennsylvania

Eastern Red Cedar listed as state champion

We’ll take our bragging rights any place we can get them and this is something to be proud of.  Recently Scott Wade brought a tour from Longwood Gardens to our estate to show them our champion Eastern red cedar which … Continue reading

Philadelphia Area is Garden Capital of America

A riot spring blooms at Longwood Gardens

Did you know there are over 30 gardens in the Philadelphia area and Hamanassett is within 30 minutes of most of them?   Planted so that every season is colorful, you’ll find special events throughout the year for the family … Continue reading

Hamanassett Gardens Featured by Select Registry

Enjoy the gardens and koi pond in the Brandywine Valley.

We are proud that when Select Registry wrote about 21 beautiful gardens and grounds Hamanassett Bed and Breakfast was included.  In addition to our beautiful grounds which includes our koi pond with waterfall you can visit world famous Longwood Gardens, … Continue reading

Step By Step Christmas Decorating at Hamanassett Bed and Breakfast

Mantle decorated with green, gold, and white.

So many people ask where we buy our decorations or how do we do our decorating that I’ve decided to show step by step how to decorate a mantle.  The same steps can be used on a window, a stairway, … Continue reading

Cajun Kate’s Best Cajun Food in the Brandywine Valley

Enjoy Po-Boys, red beans and rice, jambalaya and other New Orleans cuisine in the Brandywine Valley

If you come to the Brandywine Valley and are in the mood for genuine cajun food, you can’t go wrong with Cajun Kate’s.  This is a tiny little place in Booth’s Corner Farmer’s Market.about 15 minutes from Hamanassett.  Technically they … Continue reading

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

Winterthur in March Brings Spring Events

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Winterthur’s museum, gardens and library are a prefect place to see Spring bloom into action. In March, Winterthur offers numerous events for guests and it is only about 13 miles from Hamanassett Bed & Breakfast. In the Winterthur Galleries, visitors can view A … Continue reading

Point-to-Point Tickets On Sale Now

Enjoy an English country outing at Winterthur, a Country Estate

Point-to-Point Steeplechase at Winterthur is THE spring time event to attend on May 3. Are you already missing Downton Abbey?  The festive and elegant horse racing events at the 37th Annual Point-to-Point will have you feeling like you have just … Continue reading

4 Wineries to Visit at Barrels on the Brandywine

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Stay at Hamanassett Bed & Breakfast during any weekend in March and enjoy the spirits of local wineries at Barrels on the Brandywine. Hurry and grab your wine glass though because its the final month of Barrels on the Brandywine … Continue reading