Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Busy Snowy Weekend

Besides most of our guest who went skiing on this past snowy weekend, one of our guest decided to learn the craft of Blacksmithing.  He was very proud of the intricate work and detail he put into his first project a spearhead at the Virginia Institute of Blacksmithing in Waynesboro.

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Ground Hog was Right! More winter on the way

The latest winter blast for Virginia.  Great time to ski at Wintergreen!  February will not go peacefully.

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Longtime Friends visit us again in 2015!

Our friends first visited us in 2004 and have been our guest every year since!  We met them as strangers and quickly they became good friends whose company we thoroughly enjoy every visit. Stay well and hope to see you soon.

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Winter in the Valley Antique Show

Looking to go antique hunting.  Do it all in one place at the Augusta Expoland in Fisherville.  This Saturday February 7 from 11am - 4pm and admission is only $5. For more info contact Donna Smith at 434-361-9137.

Monday, January 12, 2015

Living Legacy Project to Honor Civil War Dead

The Living Legacy Foundation has undertaken an ambitious memorial to the more than 600,000 dead from our country's Civil War. The Project plans on planting 620,000 trees in the next 50 years to honor those killed in battle and well as those who died from war related diseases.  The project is part of the Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership that aims to highlight the rich history along a 180 mile long, 75 mile wide route from Pennsylvania to Virginia.  Each of the fallen soldiers will be honored by name through each individual tree, though many were unidentified.  Contributors of $100 can select a soldier to honor. For more information on the Living Legacy Project, visit


Monday, January 5, 2015

Happy New Year to All Past and Future Guests

Linda and Wayne hope all of the wonderful people we have met since we opened the Belle Hearth in 2004 have a safe and prosperous 2015.  Likewise to all new and future guests, we hope your year is also safe and brings to you and yours all of your dreams and wishes.

Innkeepers, Linda & Wayne

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Visiting New Distillery and Ciderworks

One day Linda and Wayne took a day trip down Rt 151 to visit two new businesses that our guest would enjoy.  Silverback Distillery has a very nice tasting room where one can sample their vodkas and gins.  Friendly staff and very good spirits.  One can sample three combinations of their spirits for a nominal cost.   Bold Rock Ciderworks a bit further down 151 has a large tasting room where you can watch their apple ciders being bottled.  A generous food menus along with spacious grounds where you can enjoy a sample or purchase a draft of one of their fine ciders.  We highly recommend both for a pleasurable day.

Wayne at Silverback Distillery

Linda at Bold Rock Ciderworks