/Activities

Theater & Dance

Berkshires theater performances are mostly (but not exclusively) during the summer months. Do check the web sites below or contact Blantyre for more information. Berkshire Theatre Festival is the third oldest theater in the nation and has been active for more than seventy years. The theatre is located in Stockbridge. Shakespeare and Company presents indoor and outdoor [...]

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Skeet Shooting

Stockbridge Sportsman’s Club (a 15-minute drive from Blantyre) offers lessons for individuals or small groups. Advance reservations only. Accepts cash or check payment only.

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Shopping

Antique shopping is available throughout the Berkshires, with Route 7 from Great Barrington to Sheffield boasting the most shops in a short distance. See more details under the “Antique Shopping” section. Outlet shopping is available in Lee, MA, on Rt. 20, about 1/2 mile east of the Mass Turnpike entrance. The local villages, especially Lenox [...]

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Music

Tanglewood is the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and features concerts in July and August. Berkshire On Stage is a comprehensive website listing many stage productions – theatre, music, film, etc.

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Museums

Norman Rockwell Museum is a 20-minute drive from Blantyre. It houses the world’s largest collection of original art by America’s favorite illustrator. His studio and a gift shop are open daily (except Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day). Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute is a gem of a museum located in Williamstown, MA, featuring an outstanding [...]

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Hot Air Ballooning

Ballooning in the Berkshires with Paul Sena, Worthington, MA arranges hot air balloon tours of our Massachusetts area for individuals or small groups.

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Horseback Riding

Undermountain Farm located in Lenox offers riding lessons, pony rides and trail rides.  Please contact Blantyre front desk for assistance in booking. Berkshire Horseback Adventures offers trail rides through the Berkshire Hills, enjoy a one-hour ride or a half day adventure.  Available mid-may through October.

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Historical Houses

Edith Wharton’s home, The Mount located a few minutes down the road.  Explore gardens and trails with a stop in the bookstore before you depart. Open daily May-October Arrowhead is the home of Herman Melville. The novel Moby Dick was written here while Herman Melville looked toward Mt. Greylock. Located in Pittsfield, MA about a 20-minute drive from Blantyre, this small museum is [...]

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Golf

Cranwell is a public 18-hole course as well as a Golf School adjacent to Blantyre. Please contact the Front Desk Staff at Blantyre. Stockbridge Country Club is a private club in Stockbridge with limited booking availability. Please contact the Front Desk Staff to book advance reservations for golf in the Berkshires. Taconic Golf Club is located in Williamstown. [...]

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Gardens

Berkshire Botanical Garden is a small but lovely botanical garden at the junction of Route 183 and Route 102, Stockbridge, MA. Public display gardens are open May to mid-October. Ashintully Garden iin Tyringham, MA, is located on Tyringham Road about 7 miles south of the junction of Route 102 and is a wonderful place to visit in [...]

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