/Activities

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 [...]

By |2018-03-20T05:29:22-04:00March 20th, 2018|Activities, Berkshires|Comments Off on Historical Houses

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. [...]

By |2018-06-06T17:21:40-04:00March 20th, 2018|Activities, Berkshires|Comments Off on Golf

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 [...]

By |2018-08-01T16:03:53-04:00March 20th, 2018|Activities, Blantyre|Comments Off on Gardens

Fishing

Allure Outfitters is run by Rex Channel, an experienced fisherman, and would be happy to instruct you in fly fishing.  Advanced reservations are required, equipment can be provided or you may bring your own gear. Berkshire Rivers Fly Fishing Enjoy fly fishing in The Berkshires. Take a float trip along Berkshire River, wade in to fish-rich waters [...]

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Antique Shopping

Throughout Berkshire County, antique shops abound. The highest concentration is along Route 7 from Great Barrington south through Sheffield to Connecticut (about a 25-minute drive from Blantyre). Dealers offer a wide variety of antiques including furniture, silver, jewelry, art, pottery, and textiles, as well as appraisals and auctions for the novice or serious shopper. For [...]

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Snowshoeing

For guests who prefer a slightly less rigorous winter activity, snowshoeing is an ideal option to enjoy the outdoors and take in the sights. Inquire with a Guest Relations Manager to take advantage of Blantyre’s own trails hugging the perimeter of our 110 acres of lawns and woodlands. Or breathe in the crisp mountain air [...]

By |2018-10-17T16:34:29-04:00March 19th, 2018|Winter, Activities, Blantyre|Comments Off on Snowshoeing

Skiing

The Berkshires and surrounding area are home to half a dozen ski areas, making a trip to the mountain a must-do during a winter stay at Blantyre. An extensive network of trails rated for all ages and abilities offer some of the best mid-sized mountain and Nordic skiing in the northeast. Browse the winter ski [...]

By |2018-09-12T16:57:33-04:00March 19th, 2018|Winter, Activities|Comments Off on Skiing

Norman Rockwell Museum

A widely popular cultural attraction in the Berkshires, the Normal Rockwell Museum is home to the single largest collection of Rockwell’s iconic art and is located near our hotel. Tour the artist’s Stockbridge studio and view over 900 original paintings and drawings. Highlighting not only some of Rockwell’s most important works of art, exhibitions [...]

By |2019-08-30T13:19:28-04:00February 21st, 2018|Winter, Activities, Any Season|Comments Off on Norman Rockwell Museum

Mass Museum of Contemporary Art

Immerse yourself in awe-inspiring installations and marvel at collections of engaging contemporary art. The massive industrial space also presents more than 75 performances year-round, including contemporary dance, alternative cabaret, outdoor silent films, documentaries, and more. Inquire with our Resident Curator to arrange tickets to MMoCA, or to learn more about current exhibits. http://massmoca.org/ [...]

By |2018-03-20T08:15:16-04:00February 21st, 2018|Activities, Any Season|Comments Off on Mass Museum of Contemporary Art

Food & Wine

Beyond the many culinary offerings Blantyre, Lenox is home to a colorful mix of gastronomic delights that are guaranteed to warm you up during the colder months. For the wine enthusiast, a selection of local Berkshire vineyards offers tastings. Allow our Guest Relations Managers to suggest a choice of Berkshire dining locations best suited [...]

By |2018-08-22T16:58:43-04:00February 21st, 2018|Activities, Any Season, Blantyre|Comments Off on Food & Wine