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Porches on the Towpath

   A Magical Bed & Breakfast in the heart of New Hope!



Porches on the Towpath is an oasis of tranquility and casual elegance in the heart of New Hope, Pennsylvania. Porches Bed and Breakfast is the ideal spot to experience the warmth and charm of Bucks County lodging. 

Porches is tucked away at the end of a quiet lane and fronts the historic Delaware Canal. Walkers and cyclists pass by on the towpath right outside our garden gate, mules clip-clop past pulling barges, and the whistle of the steam train floats across the canal. Yet New Hope's bistros, antique shops and historic sights are only steps away. 

Originally built as a granary in the 1830s, Porches Bed and Breakfast has been extensively renovated and carefully preserved. We offer thirteen charming and comfortable guest rooms, all with central air and private bathrooms.


While staying with us you can enjoy a delicious breakfast on our gorgeous wrap around porch. We use local and seasonal items to create an unforgettable morning. 

The next time you're in New Hope, stay with us at Porches on the Towpath and enjoy the tranquility and gentility of a bygone world. Kids over the age of 12 are welcome.

This is a smoke free Bed & Breakfast. Smoking in the rooms is prohibited. You will be subjugated to a $250 cleaning fee if we find any evidence of smoking anything in the rooms.




Choose from the Main House, The Gatekeeper's Cottage, or The Quarters. Our three distinct buildings have rooms that can combine to accommodate a group or family as well as several more cozy and intimate spaces for you to disconnect and unwind.




A full breakfast is available. However, due to the COVID-19 Public health crises, groups will be accommodated in our dining room, to adhere with social distancing guidelines. Breakfast can also be enjoyed on our Porches along side the Towpath in the warmer weather.

We will not be serving breakfast on the following dates. Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve & New Years Day


Porches on the Towpath is surrounded by beautiful gardens with lots of lovely spots to sit and enjoy. There is a fire pit, a beautiful gazebo and endless secret spots and secluded corners. The gazebo is perfect for game night or a late night chat.


Porches is the perfect spot for your event! Gorgeous ~ unforgettable weddings, birthday or anniversary parties, family reunions, fun-filled friend getaways... you can rent the whole place or the spaces that will make your event perfection.

Just give us a call and we would be happy to discuss pricing and availability. There will be a $500 fee for events held on property on the weekends and $250 for weekday events. That's on top of the room cost's.

Free Wifi

We want you to relax and unwind, but let's get serious... this is must.


Parking is available for guests with easy walking access to town. Please note we only allow 1 car per room. If you have the option to take a compact car please do so. 



Due to the COVID-19 Public Health Crises, rooms are attended to at the end of each stay. Should you have towels to launder we offer bags for you to fill and we will replenish them.





Food & Drink

The New Hope-Lambertville area is foodie heaven! There are fantastic restaurants to suit every taste. We are also home to wineries, distilleries, and several award-winning breweries.  Your host, Lisa, can recommend the perfect place for any occasion.

 The Arts

Our town is proud of its reputation as an artistic haven. It is filled with galleries, music venues and theaters. We are home to the historic Bucks County Playhouse and minutes away from the famed Michener and Mercer Museums. Go from fancy to funky by just walking down the street.


New Hope is a shopper's paradise! Top notch antique shops, boutiques, and galleries abound. We are also just a few miles from the quaint shops of  Peddler's Village. There is something for every taste. 

The Great Outdoors

Looking for some nature?  We are located  along the beautiful Delaware River! You can walk or bike for miles  on the Towpath, hike in Washington Crossing State Park, climb Bowman's Tower or go kayaking. There are countless outdoor adventures to explore.


Porches is amidst the bounty of Pennsylvania's local farming excursions. Enjoy the local vineyards, orchards, and farmers markets during your stay. Your family will love the treats you bring home to share with them.

Location, Location, Location

Our B&B is in a perfect location! Stay with us and you are one hour from Philadelphia and less than two hours from New York City!  See all that this area has to offer as well as some big city options!



"We love this place! Second time my sister and I stayed here. Really nice breakfast and you can fall out of the door and walk all over New Hope and Lambertville. We look forward to going back. A joy.

Jenny B.

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