/Activities

BMW Experience

Offered exclusively for guests-in-residence and club members. Blantyre and BMW invite guests and members to participate in our BMW test drive program. Includes: Scenic driving routes through the picturesque Berkshire hills, in-depth information on area museums, cultural pursuits, outdoor activities as well as suggested picnic locations en-route. For additional information or to reserve your BMW Test Drive Experience, please inquire with our [...]

By |2021-04-01T10:12:50-04:00December 10th, 2020|Any Season|Comments Off on BMW Experience

Doug Aiken’s Mirror Balloon

Imagine a 100-foot-tall hot air balloon floating over our inspiring landscapes reflecting and illuminating the world in new and unexpected ways. Its appearances initiate live events—happenings that are each unique gatherings of brilliant minds and groundbreaking artists. Exhilarating music, intriguing conversations, plus food and drink, mean fun for all ages. Come experience artist Doug [...]

By |2019-07-05T12:23:11-04:00July 5th, 2019|Summer|Comments Off on Doug Aiken’s Mirror Balloon

The Mount

The Mount is maintained and operated by the Edith Wharton Restoration, Inc., which was founded in 1980. The Mount is a National Historic Landmark and cultural center that celebrates the intellectual, artistic, and humanitarian legacy of Edith Wharton. We engage a diverse audience by providing context to Wharton’s life and achievements through our interpretive [...]

By |2021-03-31T14:04:10-04:00June 24th, 2019|Any Season|Comments Off on The Mount

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 [...]

By |2018-08-08T16:40:07-04:00March 20th, 2018|Activities, Berkshires|Comments Off on Theater & Dance

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.

By |2018-03-20T06:14:22-04:00March 20th, 2018|Activities, Berkshires|Comments Off on Skeet Shooting

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 [...]

By |2018-08-15T16:30:05-04:00March 20th, 2018|Activities, Berkshires|Comments Off on Shopping

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.

By |2018-03-20T06:03:12-04:00March 20th, 2018|Activities, Berkshires|Comments Off on Music

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 [...]

By |2018-03-20T05:59:33-04:00March 20th, 2018|Activities, Berkshires|Comments Off on Museums

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.

By |2018-06-27T10:59:56-04:00March 20th, 2018|Activities, Berkshires|Comments Off on Hot Air Ballooning

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.

By |2018-03-20T05:46:08-04:00March 20th, 2018|Activities, Berkshires|Comments Off on Horseback Riding