Costumes of Netflix The Crown Now at Winterthur Country Estate

Mannequins displaying the dress and robe for the coronation ceremony.

Many thanks to the Chester County Visitors Bureau for arranging for hospitality professionals  in the Brandywine Valley to attend a private showing of the new exhibit at Winterthur, “Costuming the Crown”.  This exhibit is all  about Netflix’s highly popular show, … Continue reading

Cool Holiday Events in and Near the Brandywine Valley

Photos from The Crown: Queen Elizabeth at her desk; walking down the aisle with her dad, and placing crown on Prince Charles

Want to learn more about the American Revolution?  Near Hamanassett is the Brandywine Battlefield where the largest battle of the American Revolution was fought.   Brandywine Patriot’s Day is November 24 at the Brandywine Battlefield in Chadds Ford, a short 5 mile … 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 to … Continue reading

Treat Mom to Mother’s Day in the Brandywine Valley

Winterthur A Country Estate boasts 1000 acres of woodlands and flowers

Why not give Mom memories and the day off rather than stuff this Mother’s Day?  To help you out, we are offering a  Mother’s Day Special at Hamanassett.  Stay any two nights the weekend  of Mother’s Day from May 11, … Continue reading

Brandywine Valley and Philadelphia Holiday Events

So much is happening in the Brandywine Valley and the Philadelphia area so make your plans now.  Even if you have been here before and visited Longwood Gardens, Winterthur, Hagley, and Nemours , or the Brandywine River Museum which are … Continue reading

Brandywine Treasures Passports Available at Hamanassett Bed & Breakfast

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

Winterthur Offers an Enchanted Summer

Winterthur

  Winterthur is full of enchantment this summer with plenty to see and do. On June 20, have an Enchanted Summer Day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at this family-friendly event. Guests can enjoy storytellers, musicians, face painting, games, … Continue reading

Edible Philly Calls Hamanassett ‘Romantic Countryside Chateau’

  Did you see the Hamanassett Bed & Breakfast mention in Edible Philly magazine? Brandywine Valley was spotlighted in the Winter issue of the magazine which celebrates food culture in the Philadelphia and surrounding areas and Hamanassett is listed as a … Continue reading

Saddle Up for Equestrian Season

Enjoy an English country outing at Winterthur, a Country Estate

  There are a number of equestrian events in the Brandywine Valley throughout May. For a horse enthusiast or someone who aspires to be in the equestrian world, staying at Hamanassett Bed & Breakfast while attending any of these events will put … Continue reading