Derwentwater Northwest England

Meet the new owners

Meet the new owners of the 1802 house, us! We’re Carl and Eileen Robley. Originally from the North-West of England, we moved to California in 2005 with our 2 children and then to the East Coast in 2011. Bringing experience from around the globe, we are two innkeepers who are new to Kennebunkport and ready …
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Celebrating Four Years at 1802 House in Kennebunkport

We are celebrating today.  It has been four years since Roger and I became new innkeepers when we purchased the 1802 House Bed and Breakfast in Kennebunkport! Owning an Inn has been something that I’ve always wanted to do.  Roger and I would stay in Bed and Breakfasts when we were traveling in the US …
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A Celebration of Maine Produce at 50 Local in Kennebunk

Dining at 50 Local in Kennebunk offers a French bistro atmosphere with American flair, and really defines the farm-to-table movement through their commitment to local farms and fisheries. Located on Main Street in Kennebunk, 50 Local is a 10 minute drive from the 1802 House Bed and Breakfast.  The restaurant is owned by local girl …
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Launch! A Martime Festival comes to Kennebunkport

Kennebunkport has an interesting, and diverse, maritime history going back several hundred years.  We’re taking an opportunity to celebrate that in this year’s first ever Launch! A Maritime Festival coming to the Kennebunks the weekend of June 17th, 2016. Kennebunkport and the Southern Coast of Maine have been known for centuries for shipbuilding and fishing.  In …
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South of the Border meets Maine at Pedro’s in Kennebunk

We know, Kennebunkport is best known as a lobster and seafood destination.  However, there are times when only a margarita, chips, guacamole and salsa will do.  For those times, head to Pedro’s in Kennebunks Lower Village! Pedro’s is owned and operated by husband and wife team Kate and Pete Morency.  They also own and operate …
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Visit the Franciscan Monastery on the Kennebunk River

The Kennebunk River divides Kennebunk and Kennebunkport and enjoys a busy and vibrant shoreline on both sides.  Marina’s, shops and restaurants stretch from the bridge in Dock Square all the way down to the Breakwater.  However, stand on the Kennebunkport side and look across the water and you’ll see acres of undeveloped shore lands.  This …
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Don’t Just Book a Bed and Breakfast – “Select” one!

What does that Select Registry plaque on the door mean?  It’s a guarantee that you are in a quality Bed and Breakfast. So, you love staying at B&B’s.  With more than 20,000 Inns in North America alone, the question becomes which B&B to choose from?  We found Select Registry more than 20 years ago and given …
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Kennebunkport Festival & Historic Inn Garden Party

The annual Kennebunkport Festival is coming up June 8th – 13th and the Historic Inns of Kennebunkport are celebrating with our annual Garden Party on Saturday, 12th June from 1:30 – 4:00pm!  Our theme this year will once again be “A Taste of Maine”.  Chefs from the five inns will be serving Maine wines and beer along …
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