Chanticleer Garden Biggest Little Garden You’ll Ever See

Find out what is in bloom throughout the season at Chanticleer Garden.

As I’ve bragged here before, Philadelphia and the surrounding area is known as the Garden Capitol of the United States.  And one of the most over looked gardens is Chanticleer.  Located just 25 minutes from Hamanassett and 30 minutes west … Continue reading

Nightscape A Light and Sound Experience Returns to Longwood

Imagine a kaleidoscope of colors bursting across the night sky accompanied by musicl

This is your last chance to view this amazing light and sound show by Klip Collective at Longwood Gardens.  Even if you attended last year you’ll enjoy new music and some new experiences.  The show runs from August 3 – … Continue reading

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

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

Gardens of Brandywine Valley


  The beauty of Brandywine Valley is easily found in its numerous gardens and arboretums and there are many from which to choose to spend your day. Chanticleer Garden The 35-acre garden was once the estate of Christine and Adolph Rosengarten, … Continue reading

Why does Huffington Post Recommend Staying at Bed & Breakfasts


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

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