Sweet memories: 10th anniversary contest submissions

Here it is – the moment you’ve been waiting for! (Well, almost.) In commemoration of our 10th anniversary, we asked our guests to submit their favorite memories at Barkwells. The winner gets a 3-night stay in 2015.  In no particular order, here is the first installment of contest entries: Carrie Baker We visited Barkwells last April […]

Holiday ReTAIL

We know it’s hard to believe, but the holidays are approaching quickly! Get a jump-start on your holiday gift giving with these terrific items that we are offering online for the very first time. Hold the memories of your cozy winter refuge with a hand-made Barkwells mug; or keep your pups enthusiastic for their favorite summertime romping grounds with their own Barkwells […]

Happy 10th Birthday, Barkwells!

It’s Barkwells’s birthday! Ten years ago, Barkwells swung its gate open and welcomed its first guest into Diva’s cabin (the only cabin on the property at the time). That’s ten years of joyful reunions; romantic honeymoons; much-needed vacations; picturesque weddings with four-legged ring-bearers; canine conventions; first swims; tearful goodbyes; ancient legs made young again; summertime […]

Reesie’s Memorial Masterpiece

After Kristen Watson’s dog Reesie passed away, Kristen discovered that she had a drawer-full of colors and memories from over ninety bandanas collected throughout Reesie’s life. Reesie wore one every day – pinks and purples from races for cancer cures; oranges for jaunts in the woods; tie-dye for when she was feeling groovy. Kristen couldn’t […]