Godiva and Frappuccino Summer Time Drink

A cool and delicous summer drink with Godiva chocolate liquer.

So happy that Epicurious Community liked our summer drink so much they posted our recipe on their site.  Amounts are easily adjusted for your particular tastes.  Recipe below.   Godiva Mochatini 1 ounce vodka 1 ounce Godiva Chocolate Liquer 4-6 … Continue reading

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

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

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

Celebrate Our Flag’s 238th Birthday in Philadelphia

Betsy Ross holding the original flag in Philadelphia.

My how time flies.  This year is our flag’s 238th birthday and you don’t want to miss the celebration at the Betsy Ross House in Philadelphia.  Festivities begin June 13 and will continue will activities through the week until June … 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

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

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