Porsche By Design Seducing Speed Exhibition

The North Carolina Museum of Arts is featuring some of the most exclusive Porsches in the world until January 20th, 2014.   Porsche by Design has on display a private collection of 22 automobiles that take visitors throughout the concept and designs based on the lifetime work and fundamental ideas of the founder Professor Ing. Ferdinand Porsche. The House of Porsche was born in the early 1930’s and since its early beginnings the company principles and values have made of Porsche one the... Full Post >

The Suite Life

Traveling with your colleagues, family or girlfriends and need adjoining overnight accommodations? Fearrington can certainly meet your all your needs with our 2 and 3 bedroom adjacent suites! Located on the 2nd floor in our charming courtyard section of Inn Rooms are three rooms that are all accessed by one private door. Here we offer one Standard Room with a queen sized bed, one Deluxe Suite with a king sized bed and one Grand Suite with a king sized bed, separate sitting room, fireplace,... Full Post >

Castles & Retreats

For those that are not familiar, Castles and Retreats is the translation of a highly regarded organization Fearrington proudly is a part of called Relais & Chateaux.  Just a few weeks ago I overheard a guest that was checking-out of The Fearrington House Inn ask what exactly Relais & Chateaux meant.  The Front Desk associate gave the literal translation of the words and the guest agreed that our property certainly was just that - a relaxing retreat for them. Days after... Full Post >

Summer Alterations Ready for Fall

Ever since the start of the season, our General Manager and staff have been busy as ever updating each one of our 32 Inn Rooms down to the last detail!  Each one more gorgeous than the last, the modernized colors and fabrics have all been a hit with our Inn guests.  In between some of the overnight room madness, we have also been able to update a couple of the meeting rooms as well!  Check out the fresh looks below and be sure check out our updated meeting home page! - Samantha,... Full Post >

Meet until you’re Beat!

Known as the “ultimate global travel community event,” Virtuoso Travel Week is one not to miss!  Over 4,000+ Virtuoso travel agents gather together in Las Vegas each year to meet & greet with hoteliers from all over the world.  Similar to speed dating each hotelier is given just 4 minutes to present the travel agent with as much information about their property as possible before time is up and they move on to the next agent.  Now imagine doing this 100 times a day for 4 days... Full Post >

Meet. Eat. Swim!

For those who are not local let me start by saying it has been in the high 80’s for the past two weeks!  With temperatures on the rise, now is the perfect time to take advantage of our outdoor pool.  This facility opened for the season in May and will remain open until the end of September.  As an Inn guest, it’s as easy as grabbing a complimentary bike (or catch a ride in our golf cart) and presenting your room key when you enter. The Fearrington Swim & Croquet Club offers lap... Full Post >

Prepare for take-off…

Ever questioned what would “elevate” your next meeting or event?  For those that are tired of the normal meet and greet or would like to add in a fun activity before dinner, we have an exciting offer!  Richard Parr from Mystic Ventures in Pittsboro owns and operates his own hot air balloon rides available in the local area.  Great for a special occasions or onsite events (he even offers a champagne flight for 2!), Richard can accommodate up to 3 people per ride and can go up either at... Full Post >

After Hours

The nice weather has got us Fearrington employees longing to lounge outside amongst the beautiful gardens or take a quick walk to check in on our Beltie friends!  When the weekend comes around we have also been taking full advantage of our beer garden Roost which offers a nice selection of beer, wine, small plates (Capps’ Pizza on Friday nights!) and live music every Thursday, Friday and Saturday.  Whether unwinding after a long meeting day, meeting up with clients or enjoying an evening... Full Post >

Are you a Durham Bulls first-timer?

Don’t worry -- everyone in Durham is friendly and it is guaranteed you’ll have a blast! Check the schedule and make some plans to go and cheer for The Durham Bulls. Allow yourself some extra time and arrive early to have a cold pint at the award winning Full Steam Brewery before the game. If it happens to be a Friday, this is your lucky day -- the game will end with a great display of fireworks! We know hot dogs and pretzels are a hard thing to resist, however, make some room for one last... Full Post >

Plan a day for your Administrative Staff!

Wednesday, April 24th is Administrative Professionals Day and what better way to thank your staff then treating them with lunch at the Fearrington Granary, spirits at our outdoor beer garden Roost or even a gift card to indulge themselves in the future!  Reservations for lunch and dinner can be made at 919.542.2121 or on opentable.com.  Gift cards are available in any denomination for all of our shops, including McIntyre’s Bookstore, Dovecote, Haven and the Fearrington House Inn, Restaurant... Full Post >