Fountain in the gardens at our Eastern Shore B&B
Carefully Curated Grounds

Soak in the Beauty of Brampton's Gardens

The carefully curated grounds and gardens at our Eastern Shore boutique hotel provide the perfect escape for rest and relaxation for our lodging guests. Step outside your door to commune with nature on our meandering trails and revel in the beauty of the Maryland coastal plain. Learn more about our property and plan your getaway today!

Rest and relax by immersing yourself in nature
with our beautifully kept gardens and trails.

Conservation Landscaping

Our historic Maryland boutique hotel is located on the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, and our professional landscaping team practices conservation landscaping.

“Conservation landscaping refers to landscaping with specific goals of reducing pollution and improving the local environment… [it] provides habitat for local and migratory animals, conserves native plants and improves water quality.” – U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

sitting area at our Eastern Shore B&B

What Plants Do We Grow?

Brampton 1860 Gardens is home to many native plants and trees – a list is below:

Native Herbaceous Perennials

  • Ferns
  • Grasses
  • Eastern columbine
  • Milkweed (swamp & butterfly)
  • Baptisia (false blue indigo & yellow wild indigo)
  • White doll’s daisy
  • Aster Bee balm Primrose Violet
  • Garden Phlox
  • Black eyed Susan
  • Goldenrod

Native Shrubs

  • Devils walking stick
  • American beautyberry
  • Ninebark
  • Sumac
  • Allegheny blackberry
  • Elderberry

Native Trees

  • River birch
  • Eastern Redbud
  • Flowering dogwood
  • American Holly Sweet Gum
  • Tulip Poplar American crabapple
  • White Pine

Flowering Trees

  • Crepe myrtle
  • Northern Catalpa Plum
  • Pear
  • Eastern redbud
  • Star magnolia
  • Southern magnolia
  • Japanese magnolia
  • Weeping cherry dogwood

Native Vines

  • Passion flower
  • American wisteria

Edible Fruit

Fruit season June – September

  • Blueberries
  • Blackberries
  • Wineberries
  • Strawberries
  • Mulberries
  • Cherry
  • Plum
  • Pear

pink flowers in front of our Eastern Shore Inn

Garden Day Trips

Our gardens often have inspirational effect on our guests! If our property inspires your own green thumb, you may enjoy a day trip to one of these beautiful gardens during your stay.

Cast Your Vote!


We are honored to announce that Brampton 1860 has been nominated in the “USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice 2024” awards for the category of “Best Bed and Breakfast”!
Voting is opens July 8 at Noon and runs through Noon on August 14th. Please Share the love by casting your vote daily!
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