Travel at the Wedgwood
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
“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
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
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.
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.
If you are thinking of bringing a pet, please
Book now (Accommodations)
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 Friendly Rooms
Families need extra room for comfort and convenience.
Here is a sampling of our rooms most suitable for
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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
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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to check availability at the Wedgwood Inn
and make an On-line Reservation Request
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
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
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
Horse-drawn carriages, picnics and trail rides
Tubing, rafting, canoeing, kayaking on the Delaware River
New Hope Mule
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
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
Take a ride on the Delaware River, accompanied by a folk
singer and historian.
Michener Art Museum
Learn about New Hope's illustrious school of landscape
painters and why New Hope is called the "Genius Belt."
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
and Crayola Factory Museum are also major attractions.
Rice's Sale and
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.
"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
Northlandz Train &
View over 200 model trains running through
miniature settings in a six story building.
Walk where Einstein meandered through this well
manicured and ivy covered campus.
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
For links to
these attractions and more, click here
Stay home at the Wedgwood!
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.
Wedgwoodians from your new 'Family' from
Philly! New Hope for the New Year & beyond.
The Mosleys 1/08
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