Brandywine Treasures Passports Available at Hamanassett Bed & Breakfast

Mansion of Hagley Museum with tulips in foreground.

The following Brandywine Valley attractions are included:   Longwood Gardens, Winterthur,  Brandywine River Museum (Wyeth Museum), Hagley, Nemours Mansion and Gardens, Mount Cuba, Delaware Art Museum, Delaware Center for Contemporary Arts,  Delaware Museum of Natural History, The Read House and Rockwood … 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

Underground Railroad Attractions in Philadelphia and Brandywine Valley

If you are interested in historic houses and the Underground Railroad this is definitely the area to visit.  Within 30 minutes of Hamanassett Bed and Breakfast there are four historic sites.  One is in Kennett Square and the other three … Continue reading

Chester County House Tour Celebrates 75 Years

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  It’s the Tour of Tours in Chester County and this year Chester County Day is celebrating its 75th Anniversary. Hosted by the Women’s Auxiliary to the Chester County Hospital, step inside historic homes, gardens and landmarks from 10 a.m. to … 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

American Revolutionary Soldiers Cemetery Chester County Pennsylvania

Most of you are familiar with George Washington and his troops spending the winter at Valley Forge.  We also have nearby the Brandywine Valley Battlefield where the largest battle of American Revolutionary War was fought.  Few people know there is … Continue reading

Why does Huffington Post Recommend Staying at Bed & Breakfasts

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Just had to share the article from Huffington Post from April of 2014.  You can’t get a much better recommendation than the Huffington post.   It points out that the old ideas of a bed and breakfast such as sharing … 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

Chocolate and Wine in the Brandywine Valley All Month Long in February

    The wineries of the Brandywine Valley Wine Trail are offering chocolate and wine tastings all during the month of February.  I can’t think of a better way to warm the heart of your sweetie and reason for getting … Continue reading

Longwood Gardens Presents Orchid Extravaganza

The Orchid Extravaganza presented by Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania is one of the most anticipated events of the year.  We at Hamanassett Bed & Breakfast look forward to it every year after months of cold weather, snow, gray skies … Continue reading