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Top Sites to Visit While You’re Here

Away from the hustle and bustle of the Peninsula and Southside, Gloucester County offers hidden gems of its own, attracting a wide variety of visitors with interests ranging from history to water sports to shopping and more. If you are looking to explore the interesting spots around the Inn at Warner Hall during your visit, consider a short drive to the following spots. We’ll even give you directions!

1)     Main Street: Gloucester is known for its quaint small town atmosphere, and its Main Street area epitomizes its character, featuring unique shops, Gloucester’s Colonial Courthouse, Museum of History, and more.

Gloucester Main Street

2)     Historic Rosewell: Located along the shores of the York River, Rosewell’s ruins have inspired poets and architects that have visited there since Thomas Jefferson. Its history is just as rich as the Inn at Warner Hall.

Rosewell Ruins

3)     Nuttall’s Store: This historic landmark is the perfect picture of the classic general store that so many of us remember from our childhoods. The store continues to serve as the “community center” for Ware Neck and features a post office, grocery store, wine shop, fishing area and more. Ask us when you’re here if they have any special events happening during your visit. They often feature talented musicians for evening entertainment.

4)     Beaverdam Park: With more than 635 acres of water, Beaverdam Park offers the only public freshwater fishing on the Middle Peninsula; not to mention miles of hiking trails where you can get up close and personal with a variety of wildlife and ecosystems.

Beaverdam Park

5)     Gloucester Point Beach: Looking for a little sand? For the beach lover in all of us, Gloucester Point Beach Park offers plenty of sand leading into shallow, calm water. The park also features shady and grassy areas with picnic tables, shelter and beach house, and is located right next to the College of William and Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science.

6)     Brent & Becky’s Bulbs: Owners Brent and Becky Heath love to share their many ideas to help make your garden beautiful when you stop by their Bulb Shoppe, eight acres of themed gardens and the warehouse where they contract and sell bulbs all around the world. Look around Warner Hall’s grounds and you’re likely to see some of the flowers from their bulbs.

Brent & Becky's Bulbs

7)     Abingdon and Ware Episcopal Churches: Established around 1650 and 1652 respectively, these active parishes feature early English architecture and manicured grounds that will intrigue the historian as well as those with a love for early construction.

8)     Mathews County: You can’t miss the charm of Gloucester’s neighboring county, Mathews. Offering many historic landmarks of its own, and a charming downtown area, Mathews also has miles of shoreline bordering the Chesapeake Bay; a dream for kayakers, sunbathers and anglers alike.

    • 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!

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    • There’s no doubt, it makes our day to know that keeping Warner Hall and its history alive for all to enjoy is so meaningful to all, from the descendants of the great men and women who lived here to the guests who lodge here. We recently received this lovely note of thanks and had to […]

    • 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 […]

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    • Summer and Fall 2018 Lodging Specials and Event at the Inn at Warner Hall

      Make your reservations online to qualify for these SUPER SPECIALS and BASK IN THE SUMMER AND FALL BENEFITS of a visit to Warner Hall! Please note that all applicable price adjustments will be made by the Innkeepers as reservations requests are made and accepted. Great Gloucester! – Now through Dec. 15, 2018 Spend three nights […]

    • A Night of Romance at Warner Hall Starring Elijah Rock & The Virginia Symphony Jazz

      A concert like no other that has come to Gloucester will close out this year’s Gloucester Arts Festival later this month, right here at Warner Hall! On Saturday, June 30, starting at 6:30 p.m., Elijah Rock, a triple threat entertainer breathing new life into the Great American Songbook from coast to coast, will join the […]

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