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Amish Country…Fall Festivals Flourish Throughout

Fall is the perfect time to take a break and enjoy the season.   Churchtown Inn, close to everything Lancaster County has to offer, sits in a valley surrounded by farmland along a beautiful Pennsylvania Scenic Highway.  

September 19th   Music Friday  Downtown Lancaster.  Live music along the streets, special shopping discounts, and a general party atmosphere among the shops and cafes in this easily walkable historic City.   www.lancastercityevents.com 

September 20th   Gordonville Fire Company Fall Sale and Auction. Six hundred quilts, antiques, collectibles, furniture, tools, horses, buggies, lawn and garden, and of course, delicious homemade foods to eat as well as freshly made canned goods.

September 20th   Artisans’ Faire at the Ephrata Cloister.  This is a rare opportunity to get a    close look at way this Cloister community lived. www.ephratacloister.org

September 26th-28th  This festival, held in Strasburg at the Railroad Museum, shows the technology, art, and inventions of the Victorian Era and Industrial Revolution.  www.strasburgrailroad.com                                                                                                

Welcome to the Churchtown Inn Bed & Breakfast

Innkeepers Jim and Chris Farr invite you to their lovingly restored 18th-century fieldstone mansion for an unforgettable bed and breakfast experience in the heart of Pennsylvania’s Dutch Country. Listed on the National Register of Historic places, this handsome fieldstone mansion is located on Churchtown’s quiet Main Street among school houses, churches, Colonial cemeteries, and genial neighbors. Picturesque rolling hills and farmlands, the sounds of horse-drawn Amish buggies, and the scents of surrounding farm country impart a serene sensory experience for a perfect getaway in Lancaster County, PA. Come to the Inn for a little bit of romance or relaxation, take part in one of our Murder Mystery Weekends or other special events, or simply come to explore the area’s activities and learn more about our Country’s history in nearby Philadelphia and historic locations. [Read More...]

Nine unique guestrooms offer historic charm with modern-day amenities, large, cozy beds with luxurious linens and Lancaster County Amish quilts. Each immaculate room boasts a private bath, antique furnishings, air-conditioning, televisions, and some have fireplaces for the colder seasons. Cottages are also available for a more private retreat, and dogs are welcome in both.The scent of freshly brewed coffee beckons guests to the glass-enclosed garden room for an award-winning four-course breakfast each morning and to enjoy views of the mature gardens, the murmur of the waterfall pond, sweeping views of the Amish and Mennonite farmlands, and chatting with the other guests. After breakfast, take a walk through the gardens where a bubbling three-tiered water feature invites you to sit and enjoy watching the variety of local and migratory birds that frequent the grounds. Or take your coffee to the front patio and relax while watching the town awaken. For dinner, you may choose to dine at the home of our Amish friends, or you can opt for one of the many area restaurants. Feel free to ask innkeepers Jim and Chris for the perfect option to meet your needs. Evenings at the inn can be spent in either of the two formal parlors, or curl up with a book in the inviting den which is warmed by a 1735 hearth fireplace. Refreshments, cookies and chocolates are always available for your enjoyment. The Churchtown Inn Bed & Breakfast offers the perfect combination of quintessential Dutch Country location, comfortable accommodations, delectable breakfast, and spectacular grounds. The gracious hospitality of innkeepers Jim and Chris Farr reflects both their love of the inn and their comprehensive knowledge of the many delights throughout the region. Their home is your home, and they hope you come home soon!
Innkeeper’s Corner: This year marks the ninth year we’ve been innkeepers here at the Churchtown Inn.  While we’ve made many changes to make it feel like us, we thought for a long time the Inn’s website was welcoming and easy to use.   However, it did not really convey the full beauty of the Inn and countryside.  This new website has brought us into the twenty-first century and well will be keeping everyone informed as to what wonderful things are happening here in Lancaster County and the Churchtown area.