From the garden to the breakfast table

This lovely colander of fresh blueberries was hand picked on Monday evening, from the 2 bushes that Danielle planted almost 10 years ago here at Brampton Inn. They must like something that’s going on this year, because they have never yielded this much fruit before! On Tuesday morning, we served them with homemade banana yogurt…

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;…

Hanscom Girls home for the summer

Each has a room named for her: Simone’s Retreat and Sophie’s Suite.  The girls are home for the summer and Danielle wasted no time in putting them to work!  Here they pose under the wisteria vine.

Another Wheat-Free Option from our Maryland Bed and Breakfast….

We have written before about the pride we take in our ability to cater to the special needs of guests with food allergies and other dietary restrictions.  We want everyone to be able to enjoy the full, hearty breakfast that we’re known for.  There are lots of  flour substitutes out there that make perfectly lovely…

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…

World’s Easiest Easter Egg Hunt Takes Place on Eastern Shore!!

The tongue twisting title of this post is what I thought would be a super funny caption to this picture: OK, so I’m easily amused. What the heck are they doing on the front lawn of the Brampton Inn? Playing Bocce Ball, of course!  The couple on the right are Stephanie and Dennis, two of our favorite, long…