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Briar Barn Inn reimagines rustic comfort in a quaint New England setting, just 30 minutes 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.

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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A getaway for any season

From the picturesque beauty of New England foliage in fall to the entrancing fragrance of spring flowers, Briar Barn Inn is surrounded by 50 acres of rambling countryside, offering a stunning landscape for year-round outdoor activities – or a warming drink by the fireplace in winter.

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Our seasoned team of hospitality professionals are here to help you plan your wedding or special event, reserve guest rooms, and recommend activities to make your stay at Briar Barn Inn a truly memorable experience.

The Bramble Hospitality Group is dedicated to great food, beautiful surroundings, and exceptional service. Mastering these three elements can transform any moment into a magical experience. Our seasoned team is driven by an authentic desire to make every Bramble occasion unique and memorable – with hospitality from the heart.

Join Our Team

Interested in joining our growing team? We’re seeking talented, experienced, and creative people who share our passion for hospitality and thrive in a collaborative and supportive work environment. If this sounds like you, please use our contact form to inquire about career opportunities. We’d love to hear from you!



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