A Very Veggie Vacation: Vegetarian Cuisine in Chestertown, MD

Did you know that Great Oak Manor accommodates a number of dietary restrictions? Let us know if you’re dairy-free, gluten-free, meat-free, or all of the above, and we’ll prepare a tasty meal free that suits your palate and your lifestyle. Furthermore, there are a number of local eateries who also cater to the meat-free, so … Read More

Great Oak Manor Gingerbread Cookies

The holiday season will be here in a flurry of Halloween decorations, turkey and pumpkin decor, and then finally, a burst of red and green. One of our favorite parts of the holidays is the food! (We are a bed & breakfast, after all.) Keep reading to try out a recipe for our gingerbread cookies … Read More

3 Aspects of a Day in the Life of a Great Oak Guest

With the holiday season upon, this may be your last chance to enjoy a 2016 vacation before the seasonal chaos sets in! You may be wondering a bit about the Great Oak Manor experience and what you’ll see and do here in Chestertown, Maryland. We decided to break it down into 3 important aspects that … Read More

Fall Fun in Chestertown, Maryland

Revised 8/17 – Fall will be here soon, which is beautiful on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. If you’re planning a trip to Great Oak Manor in the coming weeks, then you may enjoy immersing yourself in these fun fall activities, including everything from “spooktacular” historic ghost walks to fall foliage photography opportunities along local … Read More

Yoga, Thanksgiving, Massages, and More!

We’ve recently begun sending out a Mid-Month Manor Message to all of our newsletter readers as a way of highlighting some of our upcoming events and specials. If you missed out on our last one, have no fear! Just keep reading to find out about three ways that Great Oak plans to make your stay … Read More

Great Oak Manor Baked French Toast Casserole

The holiday season is practically upon us. Sure, it may only be halfway through September, but that means that Halloween isn’t too far away, which means that soon it will be Thanksgiving, and then right after that, Christmas. Before you know it, it’ll be 2017! The holiday season usually brings ample opportunity to try out … Read More

An Affluence of Wonderful Wine in Kent County, Maryland

“Life is too short to drink bad wine.” ― Anonymous Whether you are an experienced wine connoisseur, a social enjoyer of good vintages, or a casual taster of the vine, Kent County, Maryland makes one fantastic experience for wine tasting. Great Oak Manor is right in the midst of the Chesapeake Wine Trail, which means … Read More

Muggles, Magic, and More: The Chestertown, MD Harry Potter Party

“It is important to remember that we all have magic inside us.” –JK Rowling Chestertown, Maryland’s must anticipated annual Harry Potter event will be here before you know it, and Great Oak Manor is gearing up for what promises to be one magical weekend at the Chestertown Harry Potter Festival! From September 30, 2016 to … Read More