For those people who love flowers and tea and romantic getaways, here's a suggestion for a weekend trip. Plan a visit to the historic Granville Inn in Granville, Ohio where they are offering a special Daffodil Tea event on Saturday, April 12. It is approximately a 2.5 hour drive from Cleveland.
A Bit About The Granville Inn Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this 86 year old historic English manor-style inn made from native sandstone and timber features 27 rooms and three suites, an award-winning restaurant (Oak Room) and a pub offering an atmosphere of Old World charm that visitors won't soon forget.
Daffodil Tea Taking place from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 12, this special tea is being held in conjunction with the nearby Granville Garden Club Daffodil Show now in its 69th year.
Menu items at the Daffodil Tea include finger sandwiches, savory sweets like blueberry scones, sugar cookies, fruit tarts, chocolate pecan scones and chocolate caramel mousse tarts and a choice of Petali teas.
Cost of the Daffodil Tea is $24.95 per person. Reservations are required. Reservations can be made by calling 740-587-3333.
Before or after the Tea be sure to make a stop at the Garden Club Daffodil Show located at Bryn Du Mansion (537 Jones Rd.) where you can see hundreds of daffodils on display in addition to original floral arrangements. You can also purchase a variety of flower bulbs. This year's theme is "On the Road Through Ohio." Admission to the Daffodil Show is free as is parking. Hours are noon - 6 p.m. both Saturday, April 12 and Sunday, April 13.
For those who are looking for a romantic escape getaway, check out The Granville Inn's Romance Escape Package which includes one night's accommodations, a $75 dining certificate, a bottle of Laetitia Brut Curvee champagne, locally made gourmet chocolates and a continental breakfast for two the next morning at the Inn's pub. Cost is $250 (includes tax).
For more information about The Granville Inn or the Daffodil Tea or to make reservations call 740-587-3333 or get online at www.granvilleinn.com.
The Granville Inn is located at 314 E. Broadway in Granville, Ohio. Granville is 128 miles from Cleveland and it is approximately a 2.5 hour drive.