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Exploring Yorktown, Warner Hall’s Historic Neighbor

Though there is something at the Inn at Warner Hall to fill your time here – from strolling the Virginia plantation estate, to bike riding to exploring the Severn River by kayak – sometimes it’s also nice to hop in the car and take the short drive to explore more of our region’s rich history and activities. Historic Yorktown Beach is a mere 20 minutes away and surrounded by shopping, historic sites and a quaint, homey beach. Here’s a few of the reasons we love Yorktown. Ask us for more details if you want to make a day of exploring our neighbors to the south.

For the History-buff

A “Revolutionary Riverfront Treasure,”Yorktown is packed with history. In many ways, it’s the birthplace of our country. Lord Cornwallis surrendered to George Washington here, ending the last major battle of the American Revolution. Yorktown was also a site for major Civil War activity. Yorktown is promoted as one of the tree cities that create “The Historic Triangle”in the Hampton Roads area.

Start in the Yorktown Battlefields —explore the fields, buildings and museum. A Visitor’s Center is the perfect starting point.

The 105-foot tall Schooner Alliance is also docked at Yorktown Beach, walking distance from the Visitor’s Center, and promises to sail you into history. The loud BOOMS you hear from the beach are often the canons from the ship, which sails three times everyday from the Riverwalk Landing pier.

For the Shoppers

Head to the Yorktown beachfront on a Saturday morning during the spring and summer and you’ll find a robust farmer’s market boasting original pieces from local artists. Every other day, the Yorktown Beach Waterfront and historic town on the bluffs overlooking the York River is home to galleries, antique shops and even a goldsmith. Waterfront restaurants, from the Yorktown Pub to Riverwalk and more, are great spots to recharge before shopping or exploring some more.

For the Beach Bum

Want to dig your toes in the sand? Throw your towel down on Yorktown’s scenic riverfront and manicured beaches. This two-acre beach is perfect for sunbathing, “treasure hunting”for seashells with the kiddos, swimming, or watching the Schooner Alliance come in and out of Yorktown.

For the Active Vacationer

The roads along the Battlefields and one-pile pedestrian Riverwalk along the York River are ideal for seeing this historic location while also burning up some calories. You know, before you head back to Warner Hall and dig in to your Supper Basket!

Learn more about Yorktown online here: http://www.visityorktown.org.

    • Battle of the Hook

      MEET THE REVOLUTIONARIES! APRIL 2018!

      April 13 – 15, 2018

      Attention all history lovers! Lodging guests will be treated to a taste of living history the weekend of April 13 – 15, 2018. Meet Col. Warner Lewis and his wife, Eleanor Bowles Gooch Lewis (in residence at Warner Hall from 1754 – 1783) on Friday, April 13 for a private reception with the patriots of the 7th Virginia Regiment.

      Mingle with the reenactors from 5:30 – 7pm while enjoying light colonial fare, libations and period music. Experience Revolutionary War camp life and skirmishes on the grounds of the Inn on Saturday and Sunday from 10 am – 2pm.

      Limited lodging rooms available. Find your room now and book your stay online here.

    • Historic Garden Week Virginia Guidebook

      GLOUCESTER – MATHEWS GARDEN TOUR 2018

      April 20 – 23, 2018 

      Get a beautiful start to Historic Garden Week in Virginia here at the Inn at Warner Hall! Book the room of your choice for the weekend and receive TWO FREE tickets (a $60 value) for the Saturday, April 21 Gloucester Mathews Garden Tour! The homes and gardens of Auburn Plantation, Dunham Massie Farm and Cottage Point are not to be missed!

      Find your room here and book now online.

    • Juan's Mexican Cafe and Cantina Food

      CINCO DE MAYO 2018

      May 4-6, 2018

      Book your two-night stay at the Inn at Warner Hall and celebrate Cinco de Mayo whenever you wish with a $25 gift certificate to Juan’s Mexican Cafe and Cantina, one of our favorite local Mexican Restaurants!

      Find your favorite available room here and book online!

      Photo by Sara Harris Photography for Juan’s Mexican Cafe and Cantina.

    • Celebrate a “Special Occasion”

      A professionally arranged bouquet of gorgeous seasonal flowers, or a dozen roses with assorted greenery and keepsake vase, paired with a bottle of Chandon Champagne, Chocolate Dipped Strawberries and Bailey’s White Chocolate Mousse Cups, all enjoyed in the privacy of your room will make the occasion not only “Special” but, “Simply Divine….”

      Advance Notice required (72 hours suggested)
      $99 including tax

    • Honeymoon and Anniversary Special

      What better way to celebrate your lives together than spending three nights surrounded in Warner Hall luxury and getting 50% discount for your third night! Visit the Inn at Warner Hall within two months of your actual anniversary or wedding date and enjoy a wonderful environment in which to spend time together. Add a “Special Occasions Package” and really make it a celebration! But be prepared to keep it fun and exciting! There will be a surprise “Dating Game” quiz to verify dates of engagement, marriage, most romantic moment shared, etc. etc….Match all the questions and win a bottle of Champagne!

      Inquire with Inn Keeper
      Lodging Prices and availability may vary

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    • We are certainly sad to see this vacation of ours come to an end. How lucky we were to have found this place. Warner Hall is exactly what the B&B experience should be. You have combined all of the essential elements of the perfect getaway. We will be back, many times I’m sure! Thank you! […]

    • Warner Hall not only equaled but exceeded our expectations. The warm Southern hospitality, the gracious surroundings, and the incredible cuisine combined to create a memorable birthday for Donna and for our friends. An outstanding evening of fellowship and food! You have paid attention to detail in the restoration, decoration and in the reception, hosting, “ghosting” care […]

    • Thanksgiving was wonderful. Thank you for opening your home to our family. We all enjoyed the excellent company and the delicious food. Everything was simply perfect. Warner Hall offered us the opportunity to relax and enjoy one another…no worries, no hassle, no clean up! This was a holiday we’ll never forget! -Bob & Natalie – […]

    • The Essential Getaway

      We are certainly sad to see this vacation of ours come to an end. How lucky we were to have found this place. Warner Hall is exactly what the B&B experience should be. You have combined all of the essential elements of the perfect getaway. We will be back, many times I’m sure! Thank you! […]

    • Warm, Southern Hospitality

      Warner Hall not only equaled but exceeded our expectations. The warm Southern hospitality, the gracious surroundings, and the incredible cuisine combined to create a memorable birthday for Donna and for our friends. An outstanding evening of fellowship and food! You have paid attention to detail in the restoration, decoration and in the reception, hosting, “ghosting” care […]

    • Thanksgiving at Warner Hall

      Thanksgiving was wonderful. Thank you for opening your home to our family. We all enjoyed the excellent company and the delicious food. Everything was simply perfect. Warner Hall offered us the opportunity to relax and enjoy one another…no worries, no hassle, no clean up! This was a holiday we’ll never forget! -Bob & Natalie – […]

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