Elk Forge Bed & Breakfast Inn, Spa, Events, Tea Room & Shop
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Elk Forge is a Maryland bed and breakfast located just minutes from Newark, Elkton and greater Wilmington, nestled on five acres of beautiful woods, nature trail and gardens.
Numerous amenities add to your comfort and delight at this Maryland country inn — from free high–speed wireless Internet, robes, to the outdoor hot tub. We also feature an on-site Day Spa. All rooms include breakfast and have private bathrooms, fireplaces, and king or queen sleep support mattresses.
An early mid-week breakfast is included and served at 7:00 a.m., or you may request a hand-packaged breakfast-to-go. All of our rooms have private baths and numerous luxury amenities for your comfort, including robes, king or queen sleep support mattresses, workspace with free high-speed wireless internet, electric or gas fireplaces, DVD/VCR with free cable service, ironing board, and hairdryers. Eleven of our rooms have whirlpool tubs to ease away any stress from travel. Our on-site Day Spa features a variety of massage and body treatments.
Elk Forge is just minutes from your business in Newark, Elkton, and greater Wilmington. Elk Forge has 14 luxurious rooms and suites perfectly suited to accommodate corporate travelers with the comforts of home, as well as everything you may need as you travel.
While close to Newark, Wilmington, and Philadelphia, the historic Elk Forge is found in a quiet country setting with acres of woods and gardens, two nature trails, putting & chipping green with sand trap.
Weddings and Receptions
Nestled on five acres of beautiful woods and gardens along the Big Elk Creek, Historic Elk Forge Manor offers a truly romantic setting for your day of dreams. You may choose to have your ceremony under a garden arch; surrounded by woods or roses; or beside an indoor fountain or cozy fire. Our Sugar House, Conservatory or gardens offer a unique reception venue for celebrating with family and friends, creating memories to treasure for a lifetime…
Indoors or outside in our beautiful gardens or woods, your vows are exchanged —
with just the two of you in a romantic escape or with loved ones gathered near.
Elk Forge Ceremony Package
$789.00 Fri/Sat/Sun & Holidays
Includes Wedding Officient & Venue Fees up to 30 people*
*Add $2.50/pp for chair rental/set-up as needed.
Rent the Sugar House at the Historic Elk Forge as the perfect venue to host your Wedding Reception and enjoy both the historic grandeur and country charm.
Reception Packages starting at $65 per person:
Includes Reception space, Three appetizers, Two Gourmet Entrees, Salad, Two sides, and facilities (Tables, Chairs, Setup, Table Linens, Glass & China service, Silverware).
Add: Lodging in the Manor House as needed.
Business & Other Events
The Sugar House and the Elk Forge Bed and Breakfast provides the perfect place for all of your professional and personal meetings.
Elk Forge is the perfect place for your next meeting, conference, or party. The Conference Room features comfortable seating, flipcharts, whiteboard, and LCD projector. Catered breakfast, lunches, and breaks can be tailored to your group.
An Elk Forge Breakfast Experience
Elk Forge offers a full breakfast that begins with whole premium roasted & ground coffee beans, loose-leaf specialty teas, juice selections and an offering of our home-made Granny’s Gourmet Granolas, loaded with fruits, nuts and grains. A home-baked bread, is served with fresh fruit or a special recipe fruit dish. All of this is followed by a wonderful breakfast entrée that changes daily to make each morning begin with a new culinary adventure. Special diets can be accommodated (advanced notice recommended).
Daily: Coffee, Tea, Orange or Apple Juice. Gourmet Granola with Milk or Almond Breeze.
Day 1 - Morning-baked Blueberry Muffin with Butter, Fresh Melon slices, Belgium Waffle with Maple Syrup or Blueberry Topping, Quiche Lorraine.
Day 2 - Banana Bread with Butter, Pineapple Wedge, Bananas Foster Crepe, Shirred Egg with Smoked Bacon.
Day 3 - Scone Pudding with Vanilla Sauce, Fresh Strawberries, Swedish Pancakes with Lingonberries, 5-minute Boiled Egg.
Day 4 - Cinnamon Scone with Apple Butter, Apple with Cheddar Wedge, Buttermilk and Oat Grain Waffle with Maple Syrup, Slice of Country Breakfast Casserole.
Bunbury’s Tea Room & Shop
The new Bunbury’s Tea Room at Elk Forge is now open. Call Elk Forge to make your reservation!
Serving delightful, full-leaf premium Teas from around the world accompanied by traditional Afternoon and High Tea fare, along with a tempting Lunch Menu that includes hearty Sandwiches, Pasties & Pies. Our Afternoon Tea menu changes monthly to reflect seasonal, holiday and fanciful themes and features six savories and six sweets on a tiered tray service along with your Pot of Tea, Scone and slice of cake.
We carry over 80 Specialty Teas, Herbals and Tisanes to suit every palate. Single Estate Teas, Certified Organic and Decaffeinated varieties are available.
The Spa at Elk Forge
The typical modern lifestyle, fast-paced and stressed, increases the importance of periodic Body Polishes, Body Wraps, Facials, and Massages for proper health and hygiene. Schedule time to care for yourself from the outside in.
The Tea Garden Spa is a unique Health Spa located in Elkton, Maryland at the historic Elk Forge Inn overlooking the Big Elk Creek.
Your choice of treatment include:
- Wraps & Polishes
For more information about our spa service, please visit the "Spa" page of our website.
Elk Forge opened its doors in October 2000 as a Luxury Bed & Breakfast Inn. We are conveniently located between Elkton, Maryland and Newark, Delaware. Within 10 minutes, guests can access downtown Elkton or Newark, the University of Delaware, W.L.Gore, DuPont and many area businesses and attractions.
For approximately 200 years, Elk Forge was the center of an industrious community featuring a Forge, Grain Mill, Saw Mill, Textile Mills and Farms covering over 1,000 acres.
Dr. Harry and LeAnn Lenderman (BSRN, MMgt.) renovated and expanded the existing buildings to become the Elk Forge Inn and Spa as you see it today.
Elk Forge is listed in the Cecil Country Maryland Historic Preservation Commission as a valuable property in the history of commerce in Cecil County.
Elk Forge is the ideal location for your family vacation in Maryland. The area is full of museums and historic attractions, such as Winterthur Museum, Longwood Gardens, and the University of Delaware, that are in easy driving distance from Elk Forge. The Fair Hill Nature Preserve is within minutes of Elk Forge; discover the beauty of this 5,000 acre property.
During your stay at Elk Forge, you also may enjoy trips to the following:
- Cecil County & Newark
- Restaurants & Pubs
- Chesapeake Bay
- Wine Country
- The Brandywine Valley
- Pennsylvania Dutch Country
- Biking & Horseback Riding