ROMANTIC GET-A-WAY

Enjoy a quiet relaxing one or two night get-a-way in one of the beautiful rooms at Bennett House or retreat in one of the Taylor Cottage suites.  The main house features ambiance and a feeling of “an era of the past.”  Slow-down, renew and savior the moment.  The cottage has a hint of “pure romantic” with the fireplace, whirlpool and total privacy.  The choice is yours.
 


PAMPERING FOR A WEEK-END OR AN EVENING
 

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You deserve to be pampered at least once in your life.  Let us help you plan your personal pampering time.  Options include personal massage, pedicure, facial, healthy breakfast and lunch.  Relaxing atmosphere, music and memories to take home.
 
  

 

 

Winery Trails-Close to the Bennett House
 

These local wineries offer a unique, relaxing weekend getaway.  Tours teach how today’s winemakers are carrying on this ancient craft.

Chrisman Mill Winery & Friend, Lexington www.chrismanmill.com

Talon Winery & Vineyards at Historic Fair View Farm www.talonwine.com

Chateau du Vieux Winery, Danville www.oldcrowinn.com

Acres of Land Winery, Richmond www.acresoflandwinery.com

Equus Run Vineyards, Midway www.equusrunvineyard.com

Jean Farris Winery, Lexington www.jeanfarris.com

 



HORSE RACING AS IT WAS MEANT TO BE
 

Keeneland - April and October - No racing on Monday, Tuesday.

1st posts 1:15 pm each day.  Enjoy a relaxing evening at Bennett House and wake up to a full course Kentucky breakfast, then head to the races.

*Guests traveling from the south, Bennett House is a most convenient location just 35 minutes from the Keeneland entrance and a head start on your trip home.  keeneland.com


Kentucky Horse Park 1200 acres, International Museum  www.kyhorsepark.com

 

American Saddlebred Museum — Dedicated to Kentucky’s oldest native breed of horse, located at Ky. Horse Park  www.americasaddlebredmuseum.org

 

Red Mile Harness Track the oldest harness track in Kentucky.

 

UK, EKU Football and Basketball Fans Make Bennett House your official host site for great food, fun & fellowship when attending your favorite sporting events.  A great place to relax before and after the games.

 

Horse Farm Driving Tours — Let us chart you directions for a driving tour of some of the most famous horse farms in Central KY.  Have lunch at Wallace Station, 1900’s train station restaurant.


 



ANTIQUE LOVERS TREASURER HUNT
 

Bennett House will get your shopping juices flowing as your eyes roam the many treasurers and collectibles in this historic setting.  Inn keeper Rita will share her secret places for getting the “best buys” in central Kentucky.

 

Irish Acres is a 32,000 sq. ft. former school with 3 floor filled full of treasurers located  45 minutes from Bennett House by way of the Valley View Ferry.
 

Then you can always check out shops in our central Kentucky towns; Paris, Georgetown, Midway, Versailles, Nicholasville and Lexington.  We’ll custom plan your tours so you won’t waste a minute.

 

 



ARTS AND CRAFTS
 

Berea, Kentucky’s arts and craft capitol, is located 10 miles south of Bennett House.  It is also home to the Kentucky Artisan Center located on I-75.  A complete arts and crafters dream featuring local Kentucky artist.  www.kentuckyartisancenter.ky.gov
 

Make Bennett House your retreat, then check out some of the most outstanding local arts and craft fairs.

 

       CIVIL WAR

Battle of Richmond Welcome Center and Park - US 421 south of Richmond www.battleofrichmond.org
 

 

 

A SHORT DRIVE FROM THE BENNETT HOUSE

The Lexington Cemetery-  Historical landscaped gardens & ground www.lexcem.org

Woodford Reserve Distillery- 78 acre distillery.  www.woodforedreserve.com

Renfro Valley Music Center www.renfrovalley.com

Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill www.shakervillageky.org
 

 

 

 

HISTORIC HOME TOURS

Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate www.henryclay,org

Hunt Morgan House www.bluegrasstrust.org

Mary Todd Lincoln House www.mtlhouse.org

Waveland State Historic Site  www.parks.ky.gov

 

  BUSINESS TRAVEL PACKAGE
 

Bored with staying in those anonymous motel rooms?  Enjoy the warmth of our home on your business trip but with private, quiet, up-scale accommodations.  All rooms have private baths, showers, cable TV, in room phones, wireless internet, desk, seating area.  Ask for long term pricing.  Business breakfast times available.
 

  GOLFER’S GETAWAY
 

Enjoy a day or two at some of Central Kentucky’s premier golf courses.  Bring the wives to play or we can provide detailed directions to unique shopping, arts and crafts, antiques, or luncheon sites.  Everyone returns at the end of the day happy and ready for a quiet restful evening at The Bennett House.
 

Gibson Bay Golf Course

The Bull Golf Course

Battlefield Golf Course