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

Pierre du Pont House Expansion at Longwood Celebrates 100 Years

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Pierre du Pont modernized what would later become Longwood Gardens in 1914 with heat, electricity and plumbing and constructed a two-story addition with a library and a courtyard conservatory. Du Pont added modern technology to the conservatory with sash windows … Continue reading

Listen to Live Music at Longwood Gardens

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  Longwood Gardens offers up a magical musical experience with several live performances this fall. Indoor and outdoor, with a beer in hand or without, Longwood provides a great background to take in live music and it’s only about 10 miles … Continue reading

Gardens of Brandywine Valley

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  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

Longwood Gardens Lights Up the Night with Nightscape

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8 Longwood Gardens, only a few miles down the road from Hamanassett, will light up the night with its Nightscape: A Light and Sound Experience exhibit starting July 1. On Wednesday through Sunday evenings the night comes alive at Longwood Gardens. Philadelphia … Continue reading

Beer Gardens Pop Up All Around Hamanassett

Brandywine Valley Craft Brewers Festival

  Enjoying a beer on a warm summer day can only be enhanced by enjoying that beer outdoors. Fortunately, there are numerous pop-up beer gardens in the areas surrounding Hamanassett Bed & Breakfast to choose from this summer. Spruce Street … Continue reading

Philly Pops Perform at Longwood Gardens

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Enjoy the sounds of the Philly Pops this Memorial Day weekend at Longwood Gardens, less than 20 minutes down the road from Hamanassett Bed & Breakfast. On May 23, Philly Pops will perform a Memorial Day Salute to Broadway with guest conductor … Continue reading