Say goodbye to your cabin fever and hello to a romantic getaway in a beautiful Bucks County bed & breakfast this winter season!
Just 30 minutes from Philadelphia is Bucks County, PA—the beautiful place Dan and I are happy to call our home. It has been rich in history since George Washington led his troops to battle by crossing the Delaware River. This colonial history is evident in the architecture, parks and museums you can visit all around the county.
History is not the only reason to visit Bucks County; there are many romantic bed and breakfasts to stay in as well. If you and your spouse like dining by the fire, relaxing couples massages, luxurious rooms and wine tastings, you should definitely check out what these B&Bs have to offer! Maybe for a Valentine’s Day weekend getaway?
Top romantic getaways in Bucks County, PA
The 42 acres of Peddler’s Village are home to numerous shops, restaurants and the Golden Plough Inn. After a day of shopping, pamper your winter skin with an exfoliating facial or a relaxing massage at the inn’s spa. Then dine at the Buttonwood Grill, Caleb’s American Kitchen or Earl’s New American.
In the heart of Sellersville is the restored Victorian Washington House. On the first floor is a casual dining restaurant with seasonal menus, a tasty wine list and authentic period bar. After dinner, walk next door to enjoy the live entertainment at the Sellersville Theater!
Beautifully situated on the banks of the Delaware River, Bridgeton House is the height of luxury. Decorated in a sophisticated artistic style with sumptuous feather beds, luxury linens, whirlpool tubs, fireplaces, and private balconies with river views. Spend the morning cozying up in your room and then come downstairs for afternoon tea before heading outside to cross-country ski at Delaware Canal State Park!
Tucked in the heart of Doylestown, the historic Doylestown Inn offers cozy guest rooms with the ambiance of home. Plus, delicious brunch (and lunch, and dinner!) awaits downstairs at the in-house bar and restaurant, The Hattery Stove & Still. Bundle up and head into town to tour the Mercer Mile of museums: the Mercer Museum, Fonthill Castle, Moravian Pottery & Tile Works and Aldie Mansion. All 4 are connected to the late Doylestown native, tilemaker, archaeologist, and philanthropist, Henry Chapman Mercer.
You and your spouse will always remember your relaxing getaway at this inn! In addition to world-class dining in the on-site restaurant, comfortable lodging and relaxing spa services, the Inn at Barley Sheaf Farm also offers a wine and cheese reception and a game room. Head nearby to Rice’s Market or Peddler’s Village for a whiskey tasting at Hewn Spirits and then wander through the eclectic shops.
This 5-acre gated estate in New Hope boasts 6 luxurious rooms and suites. Guests experience the ultimate in luxury and romance while staying at this retreat. Only a few miles down the road is Washington Crossing where you can go wine tasting at Crossing Vineyards & Winery, a stop on the Bucks County Wine Trail.
Voted Most Romantic Getaway, this boutique bed & breakfast is located just a half mile from New Hope’s eclectic shops and restaurants. For over 90 years, couples have found romance and happiness at the Fox and Hound. Set on a picturesque 2-acre property, the B&B has a relaxing, romantic ambiance where guests make great memories.
Located along the banks of the Delaware River in the historic village of Lumberville, 1740 House offers 24 guest rooms with scenic riverfront views and private patios. This inn has the ambiance of a small historic Bucks County inn with the comforts of a modern hotel.
In the heart of our hometown, Newtown, is the Temperance House. A short walk down the street you can feast on steak for two complete with craft cocktails at Rocco’s at the Brick. Or sip your way through some local wintry brews while touring the Bucks County Ale Trail. Ten minutes down the road is Tyler State Park, where you can sled down the snowy hills or check out the romantic Schofield Ford Covered Bridge.
Located in the center of New Hope, one of the most beautiful small towns in America, this brand new inn has unparalleled riverfront views and comfort. Enjoy the exceptional in-house dining at Stella by Jose Garces and then walk hand-in-hand along the water under the romantic gas lanterns.
Just steps away from Main Street is the Carriage House, one of the oldest historical homes in New Hope. This expertly renovated house really captures the history of the area, yet has been updated to include the most luxurious of amenities. During your stay, make sure to book tickets for a play at the legendary Bucks County Playhouse and dine at one of New Hope’s many intimate restaurants.
Between New Hope’s center and Washington Crossing Park rests the Pineapple Hill Inn situated on a 6-acre property. Guests can choose from 9 beautifully decorated rooms or suites, each with a private bath and fireplace. Options include a canopy bed, living-room, private balcony or apartment suite.
Located in the heart of Bucks County, this 1754 farmhouse sits on 6 acres with a picturesque view. Guests can enjoy the in-ground pool, fire pit, patio and pond. Taste local wines by checking out the nearby Bucks County Wine Trail which includes Buckingham Valley Vineyards, New Hope Winery and Sand Castle Winery. Or, if beer is more to your liking, you can visit Free Will Brewing and Triumph Brewing on the Bucks County Ale Trail.
The last on our list is a beautiful Victorian Inn situated on a two-acre property within steps to downtown New Hope. Drink wine by the fire in your room or relax in a luxury whirlpool right in your suite. Rooms full of antiques, original art, and fresh flowers also offer modern hotel conveniences. History buffs may find it interesting that during the time of the Underground Railroad, the Wedgwood Inn was used to hide people on their journey north.