When planning a visit to the Northen Neck area of Irvington, VA, save time for a day trip to Kilmarnock and browse the museum, dine in one of the restaurants, and check out the Kilmarnock Brewhaus. Located along the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay, the Hope and Glory Inn is conveniently close to the best activities in the area, whether you want to explore the outdoors or just relax in at our inn’s vineyard before an evening cocktail at the Detention Bar. As you begin researching for your trip, be sure to request a complimentary copy of our Vacation Guide! Inside, you’ll discover our top recommendations on everything from restaurants and bars to local events.
Grab a Drink at the Kilmarnock Brewhaus
A favorite attraction for locals and visitors alike, the Kilmarnock Brewhaus is the town’s first brewery with an array of local drafts and regular events. Taste their classic Edelweiss IPA or go out of your comfort zone and order the Backyard Barbeque Beer. The Kilmarnock Brewhaus hosts live music throughout the week and food trucks as well!
Enjoy More Things to Do in Kilmarnock
Less than ten minutes away from the Hope and Glory Inn, Kilmarnock is a quaint Virginia town with plenty to offer visitors. Because this community is so accessible from our inn, you have the flexibility to drive into town for dinner or spend the entire day exploring the museum, the Rappahannock Art League, and the shops. No matter what you’re interested in, there are tons of great things to do in Kilmarnock.
Learn more about the past of Kilmarnock, including the story of the Kilmarnock fires and the Robert O. Norris Bridge, which stretches across the Rappahannock River, at the Kilmarnock Museum. The museum is open on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from March to December. Stop by to learn more about this intriguing town, then head over to the Kilmarnock Brewhaus to unwind with a craft brew!
The Hughlett Point Natural Area Preserve
While you’re in the area, spend some time outdoors at the Hughlett Point Natural Area Preserve and explore the nature trails or walk along the woodland boardwalk. Birdwatchers will love observing the natural habitat of many native animals including the migrating waterfowl and a variety of songbirds. Learn about the area’s beautiful wetlands from interpretive signs and explore the landscape for yourself.
Enjoy a Stay at Hope and Glory Inn
After a perfect day at the Kilmarnock Brewhaus, come back to the Hope and Glory Inn for first-class accommodations and amenities. Our property features a top-rated restaurant, a charming bar, and a medal-winning vineyard just a short walk from your room! Spend your mornings sipping a cup of coffee and enjoying the scenery, then head to the spa for a massage or take a dip in the soothing salt-water pool. We’ll even take you for a boat cruise to explore Carters Creek while you enjoy wines and cheeses!
When you book a stay in Cottage 6, you’ll be privy to a two-story accommodation with a fenced garden patio attached. Unwind in the living room area and experience a good night’s sleep in the loft bedroom with a king-size mattress and Romeo and Juliet-style balcony. In the morning, join us for a homemade, complimentary breakfast.
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