“Within the Kingdom” Blog

Travel Gift Certificates – Creating a Lifelong Memory

The season of giving is upon us and a Castle in the Country gift certificate is the perfect fit for the deserving couple on your gift list, or for you and your own special someone.  Gift certificates can be purchased … Continue reading


A Time to Celebrate at Castle in the Country

November and December promise many reasons for celebration at our romantic bed and breakfast in Allegan, MI. The approaching New Year brings the anniversary of our Inn; both the Castle and the Castle Keep buildings were purchased during the month … Continue reading


Holland, Michigan. The perfect day trip for Castle in the Country Couples!

  You may have heard of Holland, Michigan for it’s Tulip Festival in May, but it’s a great town for couples to explore year-round, especially while staying at our bed and breakfast near Holland, MI.  With two lake shores (Lake Michigan … Continue reading


Fenn Valley Wine Tours & Countryside Fun

Signs of the changing seasons are all around us in the countryside surrounding Castle in  the Country. The weather is still warm enough in the daytime to let us enjoy the last days of summer, while the evenings cool to the … Continue reading


Pecan & Maple Oatmeal Scones Recipe

This is a stellar recipe for Pecan and Maple Oatmeal Scones. The key with to the scones is to toast the oatmeal in a warm (350F) oven for about 20 minutes. This results in better oatmeal flavor throughout the scones. … Continue reading


A Bicycle Trip to Saugatuck

Hi, this is Herb. I usually write about my bicycle adventures in a different blog, Herb Bikes a Lot, but you might be interested in this ride which features some local attractions. The distance to Saugatuck by this route is … Continue reading


Sweet Summertime Experiences at Castle in the Country B&B Inn

Summer’s in full swing and we’re taking full advantage of the beautiful weather here at Castle in the Country. The trails meandering through our estate of 65 acres of woods provide the perfect secluded outing for you and your special … Continue reading


Saugatuck-Douglas Michigan – A perfect Day Trip Experience for the Castle in the Country Guest

The quaint, artisan beach town of Saugatuck, Michigan is just under 30 miles northwest of Castle in the Country and a wonderful day trip filled with wineries, boutiques, and scenic Lake Michigan beaches.  Follow our suggestions to make the best … Continue reading


Dreams of a Fairytale Michigan Weddings Come True at Castle in the Country B&B Inn

Castle in the Country is a beautiful place to have a wedding any time of the year. Our three different Michigan wedding packages are specially created to meet your wedding needs. Whether it’s just you and your love looking to elope, your … Continue reading


Favorite Recipes :: Blueberry-Juniper Cornmeal Pancakes

Wake up to the taste of springtime at the Castle Kingdom!  These light and fluffy buttermilk and cornmeal pancakes will start your day in the best possible way.  With just a dollop of butter and covered in Michigan-made Maple Syrup, … Continue reading