Chesapeake Film Festival comes to Chestertown

  This Friday September 23 kicks off the 4th annual Chesapeake Film Festival…a small but impressive festival with a mission “to entertain, enrich and inspire by bringing the finest in narrative, documentary and short film to the Chesapeake Bay community.” For the last 3 years, this weekend-long event has screened films at venues in Easton, Cambridge…

Our newest favorite restaurant: The Kitchen at Rock Hall

  Sunday nights in Chestertown = QUIET. This is an understatement. Many of our guests at Brampton Inn are shocked at the lack of foot traffic in town after say, 3pm on a Sunday. Imagine their surprise when I tell them they will have to have an early dinner or go hungry, because most restaurants…

Fireflies on fire!

I wish there was a picture to go along with this post, but unfortunately, we don’t have any night vision lenses for the camera… Every June, there are 2 weeks or so when the fireflies are very busy selecting their mates…of course they do this by flashing light from their cute little abdomens:  this I’m…

Historic Sailing Trips, Local Food Tasting and…..Tea?

May is a busy time for guests at our bed and breakfast here in Kent County, Maryland.  There are lots of events and festivals to attend, graduation at Washington College is always the third full weekend, and sailing on the Sultana is in full swing. Coming up soon is an event that we’re especially fond of:…

Chestertown on the Maryland House and Garden Pilgrimage Tour

The longest March on record seems to finally be over today: the temperature has soared and the sun is shining here in Chestertown, MD!   Spring may very well be the time when the grounds at the Brampton are the prettiest.  The flowering trees are showing off: the red buds, dogwoods and lilacs are all in…

The Museums of Kent County

Did you know that Kent County is home to nine (9) museums?  And that you can visit all of them in one day??  Talk about getting your dose of culture…It’s yet another answer to that often asked question:  “What is there to do in Kent County?” Follow this link on our Facebook page for pictures:…