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…

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…

Fun Loving, Family Friendly Pirates in Rock Hall

For the 4th year in a row, the sleepy waterman’s hamlet of Rock Hall, Maryland is taken over by the Pirates and Wenches Fantasy Weekend, this year on August 12, 13 and 14. Getting bigger and better each year, the festival is full of activities for everyone, including the children or “little swashbucklers.” There is…

Birding at the Brampton

Did you know that the Brampton Inn’s property has been named a Certified Wildlife Habitat by the National Wildlife Federation? We certainly have what that takes… as our proudly displayed sign says:  “the four basic elements needed for wildlife to thrive: food, water, cover and places to raise young.”  We supply bird seed in the winter;…

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:…