Brandywine Battlefield in the Brandywine Valley Open Again

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  Did you know that the largest battle fought during the American Revolution (or as the British refer to it The War for American Independence) was right here in the Brandywine Valley?  The British were trying to capture Philadelphia which … 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

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

Don’t Miss Historic Philadelphia While Visiting the Brandywine Valley

Did you know that Hamanassett Bed and Breakfast and the Brandywine Valley are only 30 minutes from Philadelphia?  It is an easy drive into the city or you can drive less than 10 minutes to the Elwyn Train Station which … 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

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