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Family Travel at the Wedgwood
 


Family Rated

Perhaps the best accolades come from guests who tell us
 their fond memories of staying at the Inn when they were a child.


 

The 1870 Wedgwood Bed and Breakfast Inn has successfully been hosting small families since 1982. 

“This is my 10th entry into your Guest Room Diary. I first stayed with you in 1985 with my then 10-year-old daughter Jane. You had just opened Umpleby House and your Jasper was just a puppy. Jane & Jasper grew up together over the next 15 years…”  Then Jane and Steven honeymooned here in 1999…“and now I am returning with my two year old granddaughter to play with Tootsie, your new lab puppy. A third generation Connor girl at the Inn! Thank you for sharing your loving Inn with my family.”  Genna, Baltimore MD

Some bed & breakfasts discourage kids, and some guests are looking for a quiet getaway.  As parents, we know what it is like to travel as a family.  We pride ourselves in accomplishing a pleasant experience for both types of travelers because we have specialized, but limited accommodations that work great for a family with a child.  The Inn's park-like setting and close proximity to town with all its child-friendly attractions make New Hope's 1870 Wedgwood Inn the ideal destination for you and your child.  

So, if your child sleeps through the night, appreciates fine linens, bedspreads and antiques too, then let us help you all relax and enjoy your visit to Bucks County. 

Your Hosts, Carl and Dinie, live in a separate house on the Inn grounds. Their daughter Jessica gladly shares her movies and some of her toys.  Sometimes she will even show guest children her secret tree house.

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Book now (Accommodations) for the www.NewHopeAutoShow.com which is held in the fields directly opposite our Inn!  Since 1957, and always the second weekend in August, over 800 of the world's finest antique and classic cars have met at this Show in New Hope.  With music, art, crafts and lots of great food and special events at the Show and also throughout New Hope, it's a weekend for the entire family.

 

Family Friendly Rooms

Family Friend Rooms at  Wedgwood Inn of New Hope, Bed and Breakfast Lodging, Bucks County, PA

Families need extra room for comfort and convenience. 
Here is a sampling of our rooms most suitable for families.

 

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Loft Suite at Wedgwood House
Take an entire floor.  One bedroom has a king-size bed with a TV/VCR. A second bedroom is ideal for a child. In between is a private bath, eat-in kitchen and a living room with a Franklin Stove fireplace.

 

Third Floor Suite at Aaron Burr House
The entire floor is yours! A king-size bed is in one bedroom, a full-size wicker Sleigh bed in the other. A large dressing room is adjacent to the Victorian marble bathroom. Exceptional black-walnut wood floors and hand-painted walls makes this suite very popular.

Carriage House c. 1890 behind Umpleby House
This separate two story Victorian cottage has 9 windows in the first floor living room, which includes a fireplace, sleeper sofa, a two-person Jacuzzi tub, refrigerator, microwave, coffeemaker and private bathroom.  Upstairs is a bedroom with color cable TV and a handsome queen-size walnut bed facing two French doors leading out to a large covered porch which overlooks the woods and Manchester Valley.

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Wedgwood Inn Bed & Breakfaste, New Hope, PA -- 3-month old Baby Connor and parents enjoyed an extended stay in our cottage over Spring Break, 2007
3 month old Baby Connor and parents enjoyed an extended stay in our cottage over Spring Break, 2007.

Dear Dinie and Carl,

On behalf of my parents and myself, congrats on your 25th Anniversary of innkeeping! The Cottage rocks. Perfect for a small family like us. We appreciate your welcoming little folk like me at your beautiful historic inn. Just think, i'll be 25 years old on your 50th!

-  Connor, age 3 months, Brooklyn, NY  April, 2007

 

Family Dining

In the parlor of the Wedgwood Inn you will find menus (and guest comments) for area restaurants.  There are dozens to choose from to satisfy all tastes and budgets.  Most are within walking distance from the Inn.  Our knowledgeable innkeeping staff will gladly assist you in making a reservation.

A Sample of
Family-Friendly Attractions

There are so many different family related things around us to do and see!  We've listed some of our favorites.  We have a complete collection of brochures at the Inn.

 

  • Bucks County Carriages
    Horse-drawn carriages, picnics and trail rides

  • Bucks County River Country
    Tubing, rafting, canoeing, kayaking on the Delaware River

  • New Hope Mule Barge Company
    On a mule-drawn boat you'll be accompanied by a folk singer and a historian as you travel down the Delaware Canal.

  • New Hope Steam Train Ride
    Climb aboard a real old-fashioned steam train, see the sights and hear the history and legends on this 9 mile trip). On Tuesdays and Thursdays (from June through September) a singer/story teller is onboard to entertain children with lively "Thomas the Tank" and similar train related songs and stories.  Our houseguests are eligible for special discounts on train rides.

  • New Hope River Boat Rides
    Take a ride on the Delaware River, accompanied by a folk singer and historian.

  • New Hope's Michener Art Museum
    Learn about New Hope's illustrious school of landscape painters and why New Hope is called the "Genius Belt."

  • Washington Crossing Historic Park 
    This is where George Washington and his Continental Army crossed the Delaware River on Christmas Day, 1776. Wildflower Preserve, picnic areas, historic house tours and outdoor recreation)

  • Sesame Place and Crayola Factory Museum are also major attractions.

  • Rice's Sale and Market
    25 acres of indoor and outdoor vendors selling everything from Amish products and antiques to Zebras. Only minutes from the Inn, it is Bucks County's oldest market (since 1860) and a real New Hope original! Shop with the locals.

  • Bucks County Playhouse
    "The State Theatre of Pennsylvania" is a very prominent professional theatre with a season that runs from April through December. In addition to musicals and plays, they also feature a Children's Theatre series. Just one block from the Inn, the Playhouse is situated in an 18th century grist mill once owned by William Umpleby (our Umpleby House Inn was his home).  We offer a discount on tickets for all our inn guests.

  • Northlandz Train & Doll Museum
    View over 200 model trains running through miniature settings in a six story building.

  • Princeton University 
    Walk where Einstein meandered through this well manicured and ivy covered campus.

  • The Missing Peace
    While shopping in Lambertville, visit "The Missing Peace" for puzzles and games for all ages.  Owner-operated, this store features a wide variety of classic and new games and jigsaw puzzles as well as novel brain teasers and activities.  Have fun! www.tmppuzzles.com

For links to these attractions and more, click here
 

 

Glassman Family Reunion, New Hope, PA - Wedgwood Inn

Wedgwood Inn of New Hope, Bucks County, PA - Wedgewood Inn

 

Muelenberg College Friends' Reunion

Muelenberg College Friends' Reunion, Wedgwood Bed and Breakfast Inn of New Hope, Bucks County, PA  Muelenberg College Friends' Reunion, Wedgwood Bed and Breakfast Inn of New Hope, Bucks County, PA
photos by Eli Reeder www.er-imaging.com

 

OR... Stay home at the Wedgwood!

Porches, hammocks, lawns and gazebos all invite family time together.  Jessica, the innkeeper's daughter, is often playing on the Inn grounds with her chocolate brown lab, Tootsie.

Happy Anniversary Wedgwoodians from your new 'Family' from Philly!  New Hope for the New Year & beyond. 
 - The Mosleys 1/08

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