Newport: Season Slow Down

Photo credit: Discover Newport   Between the last of the major cruise ship visits to Newport on November 3rd and Black Friday on November 24th, the City by the Sea takes on a different aspect, that is less about crowds and more about peacefulness. [In the interest of full disclosure, the city’s restaurant week will

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A Growing Garden

Here we are, winding up the first growing season in Castle Hill Inn’s culinary garden, and what a season it has been! The six raised beds and new greenhouse have produced a wide range of vegetables, microgreens and edible flowers for guests to enjoy. The continual harvest of colorful beans, carrots, beets, radishes, sprouts and

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Castle Hill: A Wedding Story

What is your wedding style? Is it high glamour or subdued elegance? Is it inspired by New England beaches or classic Hollywood? Whatever your wedding style, the experts at Castle Hill want to craft a wedding celebration that is perfectly suited for you. Even if your personal style includes things like, umm… goat cakes and

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Castle Hill and Newport Style

What is Newport style? Is it any combination of pink, blue and white? What about green? It certainly made a good showing this past summer, in bright shades of turquoise and emerald – paired with white or navy blue of course. Photo Credit: www.belgiandandy.blogspot.co.uk (left) and www.glamradar.com (right)   Is Newport style different from Martha’s

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Castle Hill and the East Passage

We have decided to call our blog East Passages, inspired by the channel that flows by us to the West, and connects the Atlantic Ocean to Newport Harbor and the upper reaches of the Narragansett Bay. The port of Providence, twenty-five miles to the North, would not be viable without the deep waters of the

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Clambakes

Treat yourself to a time-honored New England tradition. Our clambake pit, nestled on the far edge of the bluffs, is the centerpiece for a dining experience rich with natural flavors and homegrown fun. Guests can observe the process or play bocce and croquet against the backdrop of Newport Harbor until it’s time to gather for

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Recipes

Fresh and classic are the themes for this month’s recipes, brought to you courtesy of Chef Lou. New England is known, for its bounty of lobster off our coastline and therefore it seems fitting to share Castle Hill’s signature lobster roll recipe. And, with outdoor farmers’ markets about to be in full swing, our tomato-cucumber

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Greenhouse

Over the last decade the Castle Hill culinary team has looked for ways to utilize our magnificent forty acres to enhance the garden to table experience. We began with some simple growing of micro greens outside the kitchen years ago, then advanced to a variety of vegetable beds that we tend to with care. This

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The Lawn

Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of the season in Newport, but it is the official opening of The Lawn which, for many in town, is the true indicator that summer has arrived! Join us daily weather permitting for a cocktail in the Adirondack chairs or a lobster roll up on the terrace. The Lawn

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