Results of Latest Eastern Shore Bird Walk at Brampton Inn . . .

On May 5, 2012, the Kent County Bird Club led a bird walk around our Chestertown, MD, bed and breakfast for the second time. The previous birding in Maryland outing was last October: “Birding at Brampton.“  According to Walter Ellison, the leader of the club, “These weekends would give us a good feel for the birding potential…

Bicycling Vacation at our Historic Eastern Shore Bed and Breakfast

We have a saying around here: “If it’s early May, then it must be biker week.”  (Bicyclers, that is.)  Each spring and fall, we have the distinct pleasure of hosting two very fine bicycling vacation groups here at our historic eastern shore bed and breakfast. Based in North Carolina, Carolina Tailwinds has been visiting with us…

2nd Annual “Locavore Literary Festival” at Chestertown’s Washington College

We’ve talked about eating local foods before, and it’s time to do it again. The weekend of March 30, April 1-2, Washington College’s Center for Environment & Society will host their 2nd Locavore Literary Festival with regional and national writers speaking about food, foraging and fermentation. There will be demonstrations and even an opportunity to…

Two Great Places for Horseback Riding near our Chestertown B&B!

If horseback riding is something you’ve always wanted to try, here’s your chance: within just minutes from our Chestertown B&B, there are not one, but two different places to take a lesson or go on a trail ride. With the early, warm spring we’re having, why not saddle up?? Airy Hill Stables is less that…

A new twist on an old favorite

  “Zuzu’s petals!!!” Most people have a clear opinion about the film, It’s a Wonderful Life. Either you love it and can’t wait to see it every year during the holidays, or you’ve seen it more than you care to say, and don’t need to see it again.   Either way, the clever theatrical version…

World Class Harp…Mouth Harp that is – in Chestertown.

  The rain may have put a damper on the Downrigging Weekend‘s outdoor festivities near Brampton Inn, but it was smoking hot inside the Garfield Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday night… The Sultana Project and the Garfield presented Frederic Yonnet, a world-class harmonicist, who has made it his mission to change the way…

Porch Sittin’ Time…

  I don’t know if it’s Indian Summer or not, but whatever it is, I’ll take it: the weather is beautiful today and it reminds me of my favorite activity at the Brampton Inn… The wrap-around porch just beckons to guests to sit and read and sip and nap…. It is my favorite feature of…