The Hanscoms have done it again!

You may remember back in March, we were very excited about the unveiling of the newest project here at the Brampton, the Mulberry Cottage.  Well, her twin sister was finished in July and we are just as proud of her! Olivia’s Meadow is a mirror image of the Mulberry; the design is exactly the same…

What is there to do at the Brampton Inn?

The hot days of summer are here but this does not deter our guests from relaxing and having fun. Sitting on the porch under a ceiling fan with an ice cold lemonade or ice tea, a good book in hand and chirping birds in the background is so relaxing. Many can spend all afternoon on the porch. The property…

Splendid Spring

Spring is certainly one of the most spectacular times at the inn. The porch furniture is back in its place, ready for our guests to relax, listen to the birds and enjoy a cup of tea and the view. The trees are showing off their new growth of tender green leaves. The peonies are competing…

Mulberry Cottage is done and ready for your inspection!!!

Michael did it, Mulberry cottage is done.   Even if I say so myself it’s gorgeous. Pictures to follow soon. Now we are waiting for warmer weather so the grass and the plants can grow. Other than that the inside is ready for our discerning guests. The biggest hit seems to be the huge infinity tub on…

Bring a mag, get a mug!!

Hello everyone, You may have seen the National Geographic Traveler’s Stay List icon on our home page.  We are very excited and honored to have been included in their list of 150 hotels.  We’d be even more excited to see an actual copy of the magazine!!! It’s true, we don’t get out much. So, if…

Happy Spring to Everyone!

It seems March is intent on going out like a lion this year; the first day of spring is bright and sunny but cold and blustery, too!  The forecast even calls for some snow in the coming week, but surely the warm weather is just around the corner. The new cottages are coming along nicely, …

Homemade Marshmallow

Just in case you won’t be able to make it down to the inn soon here is our marshmallow recipe to try at home.  Marshmallows Recipe Ingredients:3½   envelopes of Knox gelatin½  cup cold water2 cups granulated sugar½  cups corn syrup½  cup hot water¼  teaspoon salt                                                                                                                     2 large egg whites, (we use pasteurized whites)1 teaspoon vanilla…

February 21, 2008

Hello past, current and future guests and welcome to our brand new blog, This is a great way to keep you informed about news and recipes from the inn. I don’t know about where live but here in beautiful Chestertown, we had 70 degree weather along with a thunderstorm earlier this week and today we woke…