Testimonials

Our hostess gave a detailed tour of the historic house and grounds since we were the only guests. For that same reason, our meals were served at a table for two on the sun porch rather than the formal dining room. I liked the idea of supper and breakfast included in the rate. The food was excellent though the both meals offered much more food than we are accustoming to eating. One should like dogs if staying here. The hosts have three who are very friendly.

Victoria
Lexington, SC

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Amenities

  • Pet Friendly
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Indoor Heated Salt-water Swimming Pool
  • Wedding Pavilion
  • Pic-Nic Lunches
  • Game Room
  • Fireplace
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Library

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Brunswick Mineral Springs
14910 Western Mill Road
Lawrenceville, VA 23868
Phone: 888-723-7567

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  • Local Area Attractions
  • Virginia Beach
    • Virginia Beach is a resort area on the rise. After letting the oceanfront acquire a sort of tackiness, the city decided that to protect its tourist business, it was going to have to
      shape up...Read More

  • Williamsburg
    • Take the ferry across the James River and start at Jamestown heading towards Williamsburg. No matter the time of year, Williamsburg offers something for everyone, from the History buff to the bargain hunter, from the carnival lover to the music aficionado. You will find an exiting nightlife, plenty to eat, and many exciting attractions to choose from...Read More

  • Norfolk
    • With it's sparkling downtown waterfront, tall glimmering buildings and storied maritime heritage, Norfolk, Virginia stands today as the Mid Atlantic region's most dynamic and progressive cultural center World-class museums, galleries, intimate performing arts halls and scores of other attractions...Read More

  • Richmond
    • Historic Richmond Region's history stretches back five centuries to 1607, after King James I granted a royal charter to the Virginia Company of London to settle colonists in North America. Historic Richmond Region's population now is Approximately 800,000...Read More

  • Petersburg
    • Petersburg has one of the longest histories of occupation of any city in Virginia. It beginnings precede the arrival of the English in the colony, when the Indian village Appamattuck stood on the site. Fort Henry, a fur trading post, was built there in 1645...Read More
  • Raleigh
    • Boasting a comfortable climate, a great location and resources, Raleigh and Wake County are among the best places to live in the nation. Located just three hours from the mountains and two hours from the coast, Raleigh has something for everyone...Read More

  • Brunswick/Lawrenceville Airport
    • Easy walking distance .04 mile. If you're a private pilot and enjoy easy get-a-ways, try landing on a 3,500 foot airstrip and have us pick you and your guest up...Read More

Brunswick Mineral Springs has created a hide-away from all the daily stress and worries of city life. Enjoy the grounds and gardens plus the many walking paths through woods, while drinking a pitcher of ice tea, play a game of horseshoes or checkers under the pavilion with friends while socializing with other guest.

In the English stone basement there is a billiards room, which once was the summer kitchen for canning and preparing winter food sources, or you can also take pleasure in a game of darts. If just chilling out for the weekend is what you need, pick a movie from the video library and curl up with a bowl of popcorn.In the gentle climates as spring arrives filling the air with scented honeysuckle vines. Picture yourself relaxing in one of the many hammocks among the century oaks gazing at the stars at night or watching the hummingbirds plus many squirrels while listening to the songbirds during the daytime. Or simply just sit in one of the many rocking chairs and enjoy a heartwarming sunset.

Brunswick County's Oldest Bed & Breakfast

The main house at Brunswick Mineral Springs was built around 1785 and is located on a lush 28-acre segment of the original plantation, in Brunswick County, in Southern Virginia. A popular health spa in the early and mid-1800s, renowned for the soothing medicinal spring waters, the property has also served as a home for Episcopalian bishops, a school, and in the mid 1800s it was owned by Ravenscroft Jones, a noted educator. Many of the historic outbuildings on this lovely property were in active use over a century ago.

Brunswick Mineral Springs Bed and Breakfast Inn offers many attractions for guests seeking a relaxed, pampered stay, as well as those interested in a more active lifestyle. There are pleasant walking paths among the century-old oak, magnolia and crepe myrtle trees on the beautiful property; quiet, shady porches where you can sit and enjoy fresh flowers while sipping a tall soothing glass of iced tea or take a relaxing swim in our new swimming pool. Lake Gaston is less than a 20 minute drive away, and offers over 20,000 acres of pure, clear, fresh water for swimming, excellent year-round fishing, water sports or just pleasant relaxation. For those who prefer smaller lakes, Brunswick Lake (150 acres) and Water Shed Lake (200 acres) are less than a 10 minute drive from the Inn. The Lake Gaston Golf Club is a well managed course with Bermuda fairways and bent grass greens.

The Brunswick Mineral Springs buildings and grounds are available for weddings, private parties, business meetings, reunions, retreats and other gatherings. Fishing charters are available on Lake Gaston and picnic lunches can be provided for guests. Corporate rates and comprehensive business facilities are available.

Virginia Beach

90 miles ~ less than 1.9 hour drive

Virginia Beach is a resort area on the rise. After letting the oceanfront acquire a sort of tackiness, the city decided that to protect its tourist business, it was going to have to shape up. For several years money has been poured into the area, and the efforts are showing.

The beach is clean, wide, and regularly groomed. Bordering the sand is a wide concrete boardwalk with regular public accesses and separate bike lanes. The combination serves as a magnet for pedestrians, bikers and roller bladers alike. The oceanfront street, Atlantic Avenue, has been given an overhaul of signs; sidewalks, storefronts and landscaping, and Pacific Avenue will follow.

Off of the oceanfront Virginia Beach is a large city of suburban development and countryside. Stretching all the way from the Chesapeake Bay to the North Carolina border, the city claims to be the largest resort city in the world.

Cape Henry Lighthouse - The oldest lighthouse in America built by the government in 1791. The "new" lighthouse was built in 1881 and is the tallest fully enclosed lighthouse in the U.S. (757) 422-9421

Oceanfront Cruises - Whale or Dolphin watching as well as fishing travel available. (757) 485-4545 Virginia Marine Science Museum www.Vmsm.com

Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel - Acclaimed as one of the 7 Engineering Wonders of the Modern World. Both a travel convenience and a tourist attraction, it spans 20 miles and connects Virginia Beach/Norfolk with Virginia's Eastern Shore.

Williamsburg

65 miles ~less than 1.5 hour drive

Take the ferry across the James River and start at Jamestown heading towards Williamsburg. No matter the time of year, Williamsburg offers something for everyone, from the History buff to the bargain hunter, from the carnival lover to the music aficionado. You will find an exiting nightlife, plenty to eat, and many exciting attractions to choose from. If you are looking for a relaxing getaway or plenty to Williamsburg has it all. Williamsburg has many local activities & attractions. Amusement parks, sightseeing, fine dining, Colonial Williamsburg, and that is not all. You can spend hours, days, or weeks entertaining yourselves and your family without having to travel more than a few minutes in any direction. Visit Busch Gardens Williamsburg's own little Europe. The new roller coaster "Apollo's Chariot" opened in 1999. Or, if the temperature seems too high, splash your way through Water Country USA. Colonial Williamsburg offers American history at its best. No matter what your taste you will find it here!

Busch Gardens - From exciting animals to high-flying roller coasters, guests will have a wild time at the park voted "America's Favorite Theme Park." Already renovated for world class coasters including Alpengeist and Loch Ness Monster, Busch Gardens Williamsburg offers yet another thrill with the new Apollo's Chariot, a hyper coaster featuring high speeds and multiple drops. Busch Gardens, Williamsburg features dazzling shows, more than 40 thrilling rides.

Water Country USA - In 2000, Water Country introduced Meltdown - its fastest water ride ever. Guests will gear up, four at a time, for a high-speed toboggan race down a "zoom flume" full of twists, turns and banks. The high tech excitement doesn't end there. A journey aboard the world's largest special effects family raft ride challenges the entire family to experience sci-fi adventure at its best. Water enthusiasts seeking thrills and fun will find it right here.

Jamestown Island - As a visitor, you too can experience "archeology in action" and learn about how scholars are finding out more about the early colonists. Now the archaeologists have over 25,000 artifacts to study. Artifacts aren't just things. They tell us stories of how people lived.

Yorktown Battlefield - A tour of the Battlefield begins at the National Park Service Visitor Center where the battle on land and at sea is presented through a series of multi-media exhibits. You can walk through a full-sized replica of the quarterdeck of a British warship, view the movement of troops through a special lighted map display, and browse through a beautiful collection of Revolutionary War artifacts. The visitor center is open year round.>

Williamsburg Soap & Candle Company - The mysterious combination of wax and wick can turn a room, a home, or an event from commonplace to extraordinary. Williamsburg has one of the finest candle making companies in the country. Started in 1964 and family run still today.

The College of William and Mary - Chartered in 1693, The College of William and Mary is the second oldest college in the country, and still holds classes in the Wren Building. The Wren building was designed by England's best known Architect, Christopher Wren. Former presidents Jefferson, Monroe, And Tyler-were educated here. Tel: 757 221-4000 Address: PO Box 8795 Williamsburg VA 23187-8795

The Williamsburg Winery Ltd. and Gabriel Archer Tavern - Wines of style, grace and elegance. Surrounded by vineyards, the Williamsburg Winery combines age-old wine making craft with the advances of modern technology. From wine maker's bends for causal dining to special reserves for elegant occasions. The Williamsburg Winery has a wine shop open daily, luncheon fare at the Gabriel Archer Tavern. Largest barrel cellar in Virginia.

Oldest vintages in the Reserve Cellar. Winery is open daily for tours and tastings. Wines: Governor's White, Two-Shilling Red, James River White, Plantation Blush, Chardonnays. Tasting Fees: $6.Groups of 15 or more by appointment.
Phone: 757-229-0999. Fax: 757-229-0911. Website: www.williamsburgwineryltd.com.

Norfolk

90 miles or less 2.0 hours drive

With it's sparkling downtown waterfront, tall glimmering buildings and storied maritime heritage, Norfolk, Virginia stands today as the Mid Atlantic region's most dynamic and progressive cultural center World-class museums, galleries, intimate performing arts halls and scores of other attractions dot the city's pedestrian-friendly downtown waterfront, while the white sandy beaches of the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean lie just minutes away.

Nauticus - Launch your imagination at the 120,000-square foot science and technology center with a maritime theme. Located just 40 minutes from Williamsburg in downtown Norfolk, on the Virginia Waterfront. Nauticus features more than 150 hands-on interactive including computer and video kiosks, films on a giant screen, exotic aquaria, shark petting and national-caliber traveling exhibits.

Tugboat Museum - Step on board a living piece of history right next to Nauticus! Built in 1933 by Newport News Shipyard Apprentices, the Tug Huntington has assisted in the docking and undocking of hundreds of aircraft carriers, submarines, and passenger liners. A familiar sight in Norfolk's harbor for more than half a century, the Tug Huntington has been restored to her formed glory. As you tour below deck, explore the engine room, crew's quarters, galley, and saloon. Then make you're way topside to the captain's quarters and wheelhouse. For more information call (757) 627-4884.

World's Largest Naval Base Aboard the Victory Rove Battleship Wisconsin - Berthed adjacent to Nauticus, the Battleship Wisconsin is one of the largest and last battleships ever built by the U.S. Navy. Explore its deck through a self-guided or audio tour that will take visitors back in time to experience this majestic ship that earned five battle stars during World War II. The Battleship Wisconsin remains an asset of the U.S. Navy and its daily operations are managed by The Hampton Roads Naval Museum, located within Nauticus. There is no fee to tour the battleship, however, the audio tour is available for rental for $5 or $3 with Nauticus ticket purchase.

The Hampton Roads Naval Museum - The Hampton Roads Naval Museum introduces you to more than two centuries of naval history as seen through the eyes of the sailor in and around the great harbor of Hampton Roads. Your tour begins with the Revolutionary War's Battle off the Capes in 1781 and continues through the present day. The Battleship Wisconsin, the Museum's newest artifact, is located adjacent to Nauticus and is open for outer deck tours. There is no charge to visit the Hampton Roads Naval Museum or Battleship Wisconsin.

Richmond ~ Virginia State Capital

65 miles 1.4 hour drive

Historic Richmond Region's history stretches back five centuries to 1607, after King James I granted a royal charter to the Virginia Company of London to settle colonists in North America. Historic Richmond Region's population now is Approximately 800,000. Completion of the floodwall opened the doors for the development of the Richmond Riverfront, stretching along the James River from the historic Tredegar Iron Works site, just west of 7th Street, to 17th Street in downtown Richmond Renovations include the rebuilt James River and Kanawha Canal and Haxall Canal, designed by George Washington. Once a booming industrial center during the Civil War, the Richmond Riverfront project has brought this 1.25-mile corridor back to life. Trendy loft apartments, restaurants, shops and hotels now wind along the Canal Walk, along with canal boat cruises and walking tours. Housed in Tredegar Iron Works, the National Park Service's Richmond Civil War Visitor Center offers three floors of exhibits and artifacts, films, a bookstore, picnic areas and more. Renovation groups, dedicated residents and city officials work tirelessly to take the historic neighborhood of Jackson Ward off the National Trust Historic Preservation's list of one of America's most endangered historic places. Encompassing forty blocks, Jackson Ward was deemed the "Black Wall Street" in the 19th-century. Boasting such famous offspring as tap-dancing great Bill "Bojangles" Robinson and Maggie Walker, the nation's first female bank president, Jackson Ward is the birthplace of African-American entrepreneurship and the nation's Largest National Historic Landmark district associated with African-American history and culture.

So much to do and see in the Richmond Metro area, from ballet to baseball, canal boats to Cambodian art... Richmond offers something for everyone. Richmond is rich in history, culture, and athletic challenges.

The Edgar Allan Poe Museum - Edgar Allan Poe worked and lived through a series of exhibits, pictures and published works.

Executive Mansion - An historic home in Richmond that has been the residence of Virginia's governors since 1813.

The Museum and White House of the Confederacy - A museum in downtown Richmond that contains the nation's largest collection of Confederate artifacts.

James River - Visitors can sightsee on Richmond's river by antique paddlewheel steamer or on a raft with a trained guide.

Canal Boat Tour Services: Canal Cruises for a 35-minute historically narrated tour of the James River & Kanawha Canal. Canal boats, which are reminiscent of canal boat freighters from the 1800's, hold up to 38 passengers. Tours run on the hour. Tickets are $5.00 for adults, $4.00 for seniors and children 5-12 years. Children 4 years and under are FREE, when accompanied by an adult.

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden - Beautiful botanical gardens full of colorful flowers, gazebos and lakes: kids, check out the Children's Garden.

Ebenezer Baptist Church - The site where public education began for African Americans.

Bill ``Bojangles'' Robinson Monument - Memorial to the famous tap dancer who was a native of Richmond.

Carytown - Section of Richmond that is great for walking, shopping or touring museums and galleries.

Virginia State Capitol - Capitol building that displays the only sculpture of George Washington produced during his lifetime.

Strawberryhill Steeplechase - Horse races at Strawberryhill racetrack with an emphasis on tailgate picnics.

Paramount's Kings Dominion - Paramount's Kings Dominion is only 20 miles north of town. This 400-acre theme park has the most roller coasters in one location on the east coast! The newest addition is the Volcano and The Blast CoasterT, billed as the World's fastest suspended coaster! Be a part of the action with James Bond 007T; A License to Thrill adventure film or the kids can check out Tommy Pickles and the Rugrats at Nickelodeon® Central - but don't get slimed! Lots of fun for the whole family! This theme park draws on Paramount movies and TV series for its inspiration. Star Trek characters such as Klingons, Vulcans, and Romulans stalk the grounds and the rides are patterned after such movies as Days of Thunder, Top Gun, and Wayne's World. Shows, simulator rides, water slides, and roller coasters offer traditional theme park thrills.
For more information, call 804-876-5000.

Petersburg

45 miles 1 hour drive

Petersburg has one of the longest histories of occupation of any city in Virginia. It beginnings precede the arrival of the English in the colony, when the Indian village Appamattuck stood on the site. Fort Henry, a fur trading post, was built there in 1645. Named for Peter Jones, a friend of William Byrd II of Westover, Petersburg was established in 1748 and incorporated as a town in 1784 and as a city in 1850. For many years it was one of the busiest ports in the United States. During the antebellum period, it had a large free black population located on Pocahontas Island in the Appomattox River; many descendants still live there today. By the time of the Civil War, Petersburg had become a major rail center, which made it an important Union objective in 1864-1865. From here, in April 1865, Gen. Robert E. Lee and the Army of Northern Virginia began the historic retreat west that ended at Appomattox Court House. The city has several residential historic districts, including Folly Castle (late 18th and early 19th centuries), Old Town (18th-20th centuries), South Market Street (19th century), and Centre Hill (ca. 1914-1923)

Blandford Church - This is Petersburg's oldest building, constructed 1734-1737 as the principal church of Bristol Parish. The Battle of Petersburg was fought nearby during the Revolutionary War, and British Maj. Gen. William Phillips was buried in the churchyard -- the highest-ranking British officer buried in North America. The church became a Confederate shrine with the early-20th-century addition of 15 Tiffany stained-glass windows, each memorializing a different state of the Confederacy. Its cemetery holds the remains of 30,000 Southern soldiers. Begin your visit at the nearby orientation center.

Centre Hill Mansion - A Federal-style building completed in 1823 for Robert Bolling, a Petersburg real estate and industrial mogul, this house museum features high-style wood and plaster work, period furnishings and a brick tunnel. After the occupation of Petersburg by Union forces, the house was used for a military headquarters; President Abraham Lincoln visited the house on April 7, 1865. Rotating exhibitions featuring different aspects of Petersburg history are offered throughout the year. Farmers Bank. Owned by the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities and operated by Petersburg, this is one of the oldest bank buildings in America (1817). An early safe and a currency printing press are exhibited.

Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier - Dinwiddie and Pamplin Historical Park A plantation home circa 1812 that has presentations of plantation life in the 19th century. A $10 million museum highlights this privately operated site. The 25,000-square-foot facility features seven galleries exploring the life of the common soldier in camp, on the march and in battle. Regularly scheduled living history programs are offered. Besides the museum, the park includes a restored 1812 plantation house and an interpreted walking tour following the course of a Federal attack on the site that overwhelmed the Confederate defenders and ended the siege of Petersburg. A new area of the park interprets plantation slave life. Restaurant and Civil War shop Open daily 9 am-5 pm (expanded hours during summer). Admission: $12 adults.

Petersburg National Battlefield - This 1,500-acre park encompasses significant sites relating to the 9.5-month siege of the city during 1864-1865. A visitor center offers an electronic map, exhibits and ranger guidance for visiting the battlefield. A new taped tour of the park is available as is material for the Lee's Retreat tour segment of Virginia Civil War Trails. Sites in the main part of the park include the famous Crater and Fort Stedman. Outside the main park are the Siege Line Tour and Poplar Grove National Cemetery. The park also maintains units at City Point, U.S. Grant's headquarters and supply base, now in Hopewell, and at Five Forks, the site of an April 1, 1865, battle that led to the collapse of the Confederate line. Open daily 9 am-5 pm. Admission: $3 adults (during summer $5).

Fort Lee Museums - On the Fort Lee Army post 804-734-4203 and 804-734-4327

Quartermaster Museum - Uniforms worn by Dwight D. Eisenhower and a jeep used by Gen. George Patton are featured at the Quartermaster, adjacent to the Petersburg National Battlefield. Open Tuesday-Friday 10 am-5 pm, weekends 11 am-5 pm.

The Army Women's Museum - features 40 exhibits that illustrate the history of women in the U.S. Army from the Revolutionary War through World War II to the present. Open Tuesday-Friday 10 am-4:30 pm, weekend 11 am-4:30 pm. Free, donations accepted.

Raleigh ~ North Carolina State Capital

75 miles 1.9 hour drive

Boasting a comfortable climate, a great location and resources, Raleigh and Wake County are among the best places to live in the nation. Located just three hours from the mountains and two hours from the coast, Raleigh has something for everyone. Its rich history and cultural sophistication are evident throughout the city, especially in the numerous museums and galleries that populate downtown. Wake County's natural beauty mixes with its strong corporate climate to make it a favorable place to visit.

N.C. Museum of History - Sparkling facility showcases North Carolina's unique and colorful history. (919) 715-0200. Closed on Mondays

N.C. Sports Hall of Fame - Members include Arnold Palmer, Dean Smith and Richard Petty. Housed in the N.C. Museum of History. (919) 715-0200. Closed on Mondays

State Capitol - This National Historic Landmark was built in the 1830s.Greek Revival architectural style. (919) 733-4994

North Carolina Executive Mansion - Called "the most beautiful governor's mansion {interior} in America" by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. (919) 733-3456. Call in advance to make reservations for guided tours.

State Farmers Market - Produce doesn't get any fresher -- or more colorful - than at this 75-acre open-air market. (919) 733-7417. Admission is free; produce is not.

Ray Price Legends of Harley Drag Racing Museum - Check out the only Harley-Davidson drag racing museum in the world located on the second floor of one of the largest Harley dealerships in the United States. The newly expanded showroom is the home of the world-famous drag racing champion Ray Price. (919) 832-2261.

Brunswick/Lawrenceville Airport

Easy walking distance .04 mile. If you're a private pilot and enjoy easy get-a-ways, try landing on a 3,500 foot airstrip and have us pick you and your guest up in a pre-rental car to enjoy adventuring through the area or stay and totally relax for the visit while being pampered. Brunswick/Lawrenceville Airport has the best rates on fuel with free tie downs and other services. A fuel discount is given if lodging at Brunswick Mineral Springs

Contact:
Brunswick/Lawrenceville Airport
77 Airport Drive
Lawrenceville Virginia @ 434.848.2767