- 3 Miles from Lambertville NJ and New Hope PA – Small River Towns with great restaurants, shopping and antiquing
- 5 minute walk to the D and R canal Bike riding and walking
- Bucks County Covered Bridge Driving Tour
- Rice’s Market and Golden Nugget Flea Markets
- 7 Wineries in the area
- The Woolverton Inn – Romantic Inn located an hour and a half from Philly and NYC – A chance to leave their hectic lives behind and relax and reconnect for a few days.
- Canoeing and Rafting on the Delaware
- Museums in Doylestown (20 minutes) Mercer Museum & Fonthill Castle Michener Art Museum
- Outlet malls and Peddler’s village
- Buck’s County Playhouse
The foliage season is in full swing in Lambertville NJ and New Hope PA. The leaves on the trees are still in full color and now is the best time to enjoy the great outdoors before our only outdoor activity is to shovel snow!
Stockton New Jersey is featured in New Jersey Monthly. The Woolverton Inn as well as the D&R Canal, Prallsville Mill and The Pass in Rosemont NJ were all featured. Great photos of The Hunterdon Cottage and Prallsville Mill. http://njmonthly.com/articles/lifestyle/taking-stock-of-stockton.html
Fall is also a great time for pumpkin treats. Below is the recipe for our Pumpkin Banana Bread.
Pumpkin Banana Bread
½ cup vegetable or canola oil
¾ cup sugar
¾ cup brown sugar
1 ½ cup pumpkin
1 ½ cup ripe mashed bananas
1 ½ cup yogurt (plain or vanilla)
4 cup flour
2 tsp. baking powder
2 tsp. baking soda
½ tsp. salt
2 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. ginger
1 ½ tsp. nutmeg
1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans (optional)
Makes 2 Loaves (8 in. X 4 in.)
Preheat oven to 350˚F. Grease and flour two loaf pans.
In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the oil and sugars. Add the eggs and mix well. Add banana, pumpkin and yogurt, blend together and set aside. Whisk the dry ingredients together and then combine with the wet mixture until blended. Pour the batter into the prepared pans and bake for 45 minutes until a cake tester comes out clean.
Cool on a wire rack for 5 minutes and remove from pan. Enjoy. These loaves freeze well. Enjoy!
We want to thank all of our guests who have stayed with us throughout the years at the Woolverton Inn and wish everyone a wonderful Holiday Season and Happy New Year.
During the month of December, New Hope PA, Lambertville NJ and Peddler’s Village offer a lot of holiday magic and it is a perfect time to visit the area. A little snow on the ground offers a great backdrop.
We have a great new cookie for the winter months and it’s easy to prepare!
Winter Mint Chocolate Cookies
2 Cups all purpose flour
2/3 cup cocoa powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
2 sticks softened butter
2/3 cups sugar
2/3 cups packed brown sugar
1 teaspoons vanilla
1 2/3 cups chocolate and winter mint chips
Preheat oven to 325˚F. Combine flour, cocoa, salt, and baking soda in a medium bowl and set aside. In a mixer, beat together the butter and sugars and vanilla, mix until creamy. Add the eggs one at a time beating well after each egg. Slowly incorporate dry mixture into the wet mixture and stir. Finally, add the chocolate chips.
Roll into tablespoon sized balls and set on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake for 11-13 minutes; the cookies will be soft. Cool for 2 minutes on sheets..
You can vary this recipe by adding different flavored chips or nuts to the batter (white chocolate chips look great!)
The autumn season is a great time to visit the wineries in the area. Either cruising around the beautiful countryside yourself or letting someone else do the driving for you, it’s a great way to visit the Bucks County and Hunterdon County area and discover the great wines that are produced in this part of the country.
Tasting & Tours
Allow someone else do the driving while you enjoy a day of touring some of the finest wineries in Bucks County. Sit back relax and enjoy the scenery. (484) 695-6465
Alba Vineyard and Winery (Milford, NJ)
Located 30 minutes from the inn. Winery offers tastings, a beautiful showroom and the Musconetcong Art Gallery. (908)-995-7800
Amwell Valley Vineyard (Ringoes, NJ)
Offers private wine tours and tastings, guests are welcome to enjoy wine on outdoor patio with views of Sourland Mountain Ranges. (908) 788-5852
Buckingham Valley Vineyards (Buckingham, PA)
Self guided tours, tastings and sales. (215) 794-7188
Hopewell Valley Vineyards (Pennington, PA)
Touts three generations of Tuscan winemaking experience. (609) 737-4465
Sandcastle Winery (Erwinna, PA)
Offers various tours of their winery, including educational and entertaining barrel tasting tours. (800) 722-9463
Unionville Vineyards (Ringoes, NJ)
Rated “Best New Jersey Winery” by the New York Times. (908) 788-0400
Washington Crossing Vineyards (Washington Crossing, PA)
The facility features a charming dining room, tented outdoor patio and lush gardens with complimentary tours and tasting. (215) 493-6500
Spring is finally here it’s a great time to great rid of cabin fever! There are great events that are happening the last weekend in April in New Hope PA and Lambertville NJ. Now is a great time to have some fun before the gardening and lawn mowing starts.
Shad Festival – April 30 and May 1
Each year the festival highlights The region’s arts community, the City of Lambertville, the Delaware River, and of course the Shad! The Shad Festival has evolved from a local art show into a nationally recognized award-winning event. Shad Fest features the area’s finest artists and crafters, great food and family entertainment, but the two-day extravaganza also serves as a venue for local non-profit organizations to raise necessary operating funds.
80 of the region’s finest artists and crafters featuring everything – jewelry, ceramics, furniture, apparel, accessories, home décor and more!
Everything from taco salads to fried Calamari! There will also be shad chowder, hot dogs, fried Oreos, hamburgers, fries and fresh lemonade for the traditionalists! Don’t forget to try some of Wild Bill’s Olde Fashion Soda featuring wonderful homemade sodas like root beer, cream soda and sarsaparilla.
Live Musical performances both days! The best of regional bands – listen to rock, blues, jazz fusion and more!
Over 100 original art posters, created and donated by local artists, are on display during Shad Festival weekend in the recreation room of the First Presbyterian Church, 31 N. Union St. These posters will be auctioned off on Sunday at 3 pm – the monies going to scholarships for students pursuing a collegiate career in the arts. Stop by the Church to see auction posters. Local schoolchildren’s posters will be on display at the Justice Center, 25 S. Union Street.
Where to get Shad:
• A Tasting of Shad Roe at Hamilton’s Grill Room, 8 Coryell St.
April 30 — 12:30 – 3 pm and May 1 12:30 – 3 pm, Hamilton’s Grill Room in the courtyard of the Pork yard, right off Coryell Street. Owner and Chef, Jim Hamilton and Executive chef Mark Miller will be demonstrating the preparation of Shad Roe. The roe will be prepared with heavy cream, fresh garden peas and bacon. Everyone will be able to sample. Hamilton’s Grill will be open for lunch from 11:30 to 3:30.
• Ennis Market, 5 N. Union St.
The Original Owner has returned to Ennis! Ennis Market located at 5 N. Union Street is offering Fresh Shad, Jumbo Roe, Shad Chowder and Shad Wraps!
Strawberry Festival at Peddler’s Village – April 30 and May 1
Juried artisans show their wares and demonstrate their skills at the Street Road Green Artisans area. Strawberries served up in various forms – dipped in chocolate, in assorted pastries and shortcake, jams, fritters and fresh and unadorned. Live entertainment and pie eating contest add to the festivities of this traditional Spring celebration.
Hi Everyone! Hope you had a good week. The weekend is almost here and I wanted to let you know some places to go this weekend to hear good music. You might want to check out The Mansion Inn which has live music every Saturday at 9 pm. The Logan Inn has open mic every Thursday and live music every Friday and Saturday. Bowman’s Tavern has live entertainment everyday except Tuesday. You might want to grab a cold beer at Triumph Brewery and hear some great music every Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Last but not least you can always hang at Jon and Peter’s and Havana right in the heart of New Hope to check out some great music. If you want to know what individual artists are playing this weekend you can always ask the great staff at the inn. I hope everyone has a great weekend!