Category Archives: Kennebunkport, Maine

Captain Lord Mansion Gardens in Full Bloom!

The Captain Lord Mansion gardens are in full bloom and we think they are more beautiful than ever.  Bev and a young assistant have been working daily watering, weeding and dead-heading each of the many garden areas situated around the inn.  From the welcoming guest walkway at the guest entrance to the “Memory Garden,” to […]

What are Kennebunkport’s Top 5 “Farm to Table” Boutique Restaurants?

Kennebunkport’s Top 5 “Farm to Table” Boutique Restaurants are Bandaloop, 50 Local, Earth, The Village Tavern and Joshua’s.  The Captain Lord Mansion is pleased to make these recommendations and share our favorite menus items. Bev and I love dining at each of these small establishments not only because of the fresh ingredients used in their offerings and […]

The Top 10 Kennebunkport Tourist Attractions

Bev and I have been fortunate to have lived in Kennebunkport for 36 years. Allow us to share our picks for the “Top 10 Kennebunkport tourist attractions.  While visiting the Captain Lord Mansion, an intimate Maine Coast Bed & Breakfast, please allow us to direct you to these picturesque locations or historic places.  None is […]

What Is the 2013 Schedule of Events for Kennebunkport’s Christmas Prelude?

Here is a picture of Santa arriving in Kennebunkport by lobster boat to greet children of all ages at the Christmas Prelude Festival. What Is the 2013 Schedule of Events for Kennebunkport’s Christmas Prelude, you ask? You might even ask, “What is Christmas Prelude?” It is a pre-Christmas  town-wide celebration of craft fairs, food events, […]

Bed and Breakfast Gift Certificates – Do You Know the Captain Lord Mansion Offers a 10% Bonus?

Kennebunkport Bed and Breakfast Gift Certificates are always a great gift idea.  Did You Know the Captain Lord Mansion Offers a 10% Bonus Coupon with your purchase of our bed and breakfast gift certificate? This Holiday Season give the gift of hospitality in a cozy Kennebunkport bed and breakfast with a Captain Lord Mansion 10% […]

Captain Lord Mansion History, Part 4

1900 – 1972 In this edition of the Captain Lord Mansion History, I will cover the years after Charles Clark’s ownership of the Mansion.  Charles P. Clark died in Nice, France in 1901.  After his death, the house always passed on to daughters in the family.  In fact, Charles P. Clark’s daughter Susan and her […]

More Kennebunkport Vacation Activities Revealed!

In this Blog we’ll reveal more Kennebunkport vacation activities.  Let us share with you several of our choices for the top relatively unknown places to visit on a Kennebunkport vacation.  Many guests who visit the area just see Dock Square, Ocean Avenue, a beach, the Bush compound, eat some lobster at a local restaurant and […]

Kennebunkport Vacation Activities Revealed!

Considering a vacation to Kennebunkport? Including a visit to the Captain Lord Mansion, an intimate Maine Coast Bed and Breakfast, Kennebunkport offers you a plethora of activities from A to Z to entertain, to educate and to expand your horizons!  Or just come to the Mansion to relax and unwind! Here, the ABC’s of the many […]

Where Can You Find a Fairy Garden in Kennebunkport?

Where Can You Find a Fairy Garden in Kennebunkport?  You may discover a “Fairy Garden” at the Captain Lord Mansion; it is located amongst the flowers and shrubs which border the garden waterfall.  Imagine the fairies frolicking and splashing about in the cool refreshing streams of water falling over the pebbles and rocks.  Find little […]

Historic Inns of Kennebunkport Garden Party is a Treat!

The 2013 version of the Historic Inns of Kennebunkport Garden Party was a rousing success.  Guests from each of four of the member historic inns enjoyed food made with Maine products. We at the Captain Lord Mansion served small cups of a Maine-made clam chowder that was gluten-free.  We also served meat balls cooked in […]