Weekday Fall Special is back!
Available September 7 – October 29* 2020;
Escape to Castle Hill this Fall... Explore Crane Beach, Ipswich, and our surrounding quaint, coastal towns, or just relax with stunning views of the fall foliage on our property.
When reserving online, please mention Fall Special. *The Special starts Monday nights and is available through Friday mornings, all weekends excluded, Monday October 12th (Columbus Day) is also excluded. The rates are for up to two guests in a room and include our full gourmet Breakfast. Standard taxes and fees are not included. The Fall Special cannot be combined with any other specials or existing reservations.
Please refer to our website for COVID-19 related issues. Travelers from states outside of Massachusetts need to comply with the new Massachusetts Travel Order; please visit https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-travel-order for updated travel information.
Trustees Member Discount
Members of The Trustees of Reservations receive a 10% discount off their room rate for all consecutive night stays. To learn more about becoming a member of The Trustees of Reservations, click here. You may also join The Trustees of Reservations directly with the Inn when you make your reservation or during your stay to receive the discount.
Member Discount restrictions – Discount not transferable, member must occupy room. Discount applies to one room per membership, discount off entire inn rental requires ten memberships. Discount cannot be combined with any other offer or discount.
Multiple offers cannot be combined. Call 978.412.2555 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve. We look forward to your visit.
Crane Estate Cheese & Wine Package – $60
Arrive to or end your day with a heavenly assortment of cheeses and fruit along with a bottle of wine of your choice. Enjoy on the porch, by the fire or in your room.
Farm Fresh & Local – Prices vary depending on workshop
Get an inside view (and taste) of Appleton Farms, our sister property in Ipswich and the oldest, continuously running farm in the country. Visit the farm for their popular Appleton Cooks program. This event will include a tour of the cheese kitchen and dairy barn as well as culinary demonstrations using farm products. You will learn new tips and techniques to capture the season's fresh flavors in your own kitchen and be given generous tastings of each seasonal dish as well as wine to compliment and printed recipes. Come back to the Inn and enjoy a glass of wine.
Select dates only. Click here for the Appleton Cooks schedule. Call for reservations 978.412.2555.
Into the Sea – $120
After you’ve spent time taking in the sun and sand at Crane Beach, try out your sea legs on one of two exciting ocean trips. Come back to the Inn and enjoy a bottle of wine of the veranda as you gaze out at the Atlantic.
Picture yourself relaxing on the deck of this beautiful 65- foot schooner as she sails out of Gloucester harbor on a light southwesterly breeze. Let us book you on this two hour sail and get a taste for what it was like to sail on a fishing schooner a hundred years ago. Help the crew raise the sails, or just sit back and take in the sights and sounds of Gloucester's coastline.
Seven Seas Whale Watch
Sail out of Gloucester Harbor on the Privateer IV, Gloucester’s, newest and most comfortable whale watch boat. Witness some of the oceans most exquisite inhabitants and learn about these creatures from the expert naturalists on board. This 3-4 hour cruise guarantees whale siting’s and is situated in one of the most renowned whale watching destinations in the country.
Call for reservations 978.412.2555
A River Runs Through It – $140
Meander your way by kayak through winding salt marshes, around tidal islands and experience the pristine beauty of the Great Salt Marsh. This one-of-a-kind three hour tour is by guided by Essex River Basin Adventures, the longest running sea kayaking company in Massachusetts. Return to the Inn for a bottle of wine on the porch to take in the view of the marshes and tidal rivers surrounding the Estate.
Call for reservations 978.412.2555
Art Foray – $80
Artist from around the world have flocked to Ipswich for our stunning ocean views, expansive salt marshes and untouched beauty. Stay with us and step inside their creations on an Art-Tour-Stay. Spend a day at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, viewing the over1.8 million works, many of them the first to be collected in this country. Or, for a more local flavor, get admission to the Cape Ann Museum in Gloucester and tour their impressive collection which includes the largest grouping of works by native son and renowned marine artist, Fitz Henry Lane. At the end of the day, relax by the fire with a bottle of wine and our own Appleton Farms cheese platter. If you fall in love with one of the locally-created works of art hanging at the Inn, take it home and receive a 10% discount off the price.