Best Valentine's Day Activities on the North Shore
LOCAL BEVERAGE TOUR
The North Shore is full of craft breweries and local libations. Make the most of your Valentine’s Day by bar hopping one of these two routes.
Briar Barn's Breakfast Recommendations
There are a variety of nearby locations to help start your day off the right way. Visit the Village Pancake house, Agawam Diner, or Three Sweat Peas Bakery to make the most of your special getaway. If you’re heading south for the day, Honey Comb in Hamilton is a café that offers breakfast sandwiches with fresh baked breads and other goods.
VISIT A HISTORIC LANDMARK
Castle Hill on the Crane Estate features formal gardens and the iconic mansion that slopes down to the seashore. Tours and events are available throughout the week! Book a tour.
ENJOY A SPA TREATMENT!
Our boutique spa offers restorative treatments to help you unwind! We specialize in Facials, Massage, Foot Soaks, Makeup, and Lash treatments. Visit our website to checkout our Valentine’s Day specials with seasonal scents. Book an appointment online to reserve your spot!
SATISFY A SWEET TOOTH
Visit Winfrey’s to stock up on old-fashion fudge, fine chocolates, and a vast selection of seasonal gift candies! Enjoy 23 varieties of their cream and butter fudge and more than 100 varieties of fine chocolates.
FUEL UP ON AWARD-WINNING COFFEE!
Just 5 minutes down the road from us is Little Wolf Coffee Roasters. Enjoy a delicious cup of coffee in their light-filled space with cozy seating.
A day at the Farm
Want to stay active this Valentine’s day? The Trustees property, Appleton Farms, is a hotspot for winter activities, and is only 6.3 miles from Briar Barn Inn. From snow shoeing to getting cozy at one of their fire pits, you are sure to have a blast.
Briar Barn Inn wants to make sure your stay is as cozy as possible. That’s why each room offers a gas fireplace, soaking tub, high-quality bathrobes, comfy slippers, and a Sferra Linens throw blanket. Learn more about our amenities.
Grove is our on-site post-and-beam barn restaurant featuring a rotating farm-to-table menu. Enjoy dishes with house-made pasta, local seafood, seasonal produce, and fresh meats. Reservation required – book now!