Briar Barn Inn reimagines rustic comfort in a quaint New England setting, just 30 miles from Boston. Enjoy the authentic hospitality of an expansive country retreat, connected by winding paths through beautifully landscaped gardens.

From our exquisitely appointed guest quarters to our spa and restaurant, Briar Barn Inn provides all the essential elements for couples, families, and friends to create the stories they dream of telling – not just for a weekend, but for years to come.

Property Overview

Briar Barn Inn blends casual elegance and rustic comfort. You’ll find our location in the heart of Boston’s North Shore region – across from the green space on Main Street in Rowley, Massachusetts. Learn more about the buildings on our property with our aerial map, photos, and details about our Inn, Courtyard, and Restaurant, Grove.

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Experience the North Shore

Located on the Essex Coastal Scenic Byway (Route 1A), Briar Barn Inn is just a stone’s throw from the rocky coastline and beaches of Ipswich and Cape Ann to the south, and historic Newburyport to the north.

Discover the area’s best-kept secrets, and the many things to see and do around historic Rowley.

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Our Story

Briar Barn Inn is a distinctive farmhouse experience, created by Briar Forsythe of Bramble Hospitality. With the partnership of her family, their love of antiquities and locations with significant history, created a new hospitality concept inspired by the rural themes found in the North of Boston region.

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