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

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

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

Ring in New Year’s at Longwood Gardens

We at Hamanassett Bed and Breakfast are so fortunate to be so close to Longwood Gardens  in the Brandywine Valley.  If you didn’t get to see their magnificent Christmas display you still have time.  And they are open until 10 … Continue reading

Celebrating 12 Years in Business at Hamanassett Bed & Breakfast

We’ve just completed 12 years of operating Hamanassett Bed & Breakfast in the Brandywine Valley thanks to all our wonderful guests who have returned year after year and referred their family and friends to us.   We’ve seen guests get engaged, come … Continue reading

Brandywine Valley Named a Top Road Trip by Forbes

Those of us lucky enough to live in this beautiful area are well aware of how special it is.  Wineries, great restaurants, magnificent attractions such as Longwood Gardens, Winterthur, Brandywine River Museum, and the Colonial Plantation to name just a few are … Continue reading

Dog Days of Summer at Hamanassett Bed & Breakfast

Bentley is on the lookout for new friends at Hamanassett.    Lots of places for you and your four legged friend to visit and do so gather up their bed and dish and head to Hamanassett and we will forego our $25.00 per night … Continue reading

July 4 and Beyond in the Brandywine Valley

There is so much to do in the next few weeks in the Brandywine Valley.   Of course, one of the biggest and most popular is the fireworks and fountains show at Longwood Gardens.  Did you know Longwood was recently voted … Continue reading

Enjoy Spring in the Brandywine Valley at Longwood Gardens

SPRING BLOOMS AT LONGWOOD GARDENS The Brandywine Valley has more smiles per miles than any other countryside region I can think of.  Today I’m only sharing upcoming events at Longwood Gardens.  Later I will add some of the other attractions’ … Continue reading