Stunning Scenery at Speedwell Forge

The Speedwell Forge Bed and Breakfast features beautiful grounds in an area full serene, beautiful and stunning secnery. There is no shortage of open country farms, lakes, streams or wetlands in the Amish country here in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

However we encourage our guests to walk the 30+ acres available to our guests, plus the 20 acres of wetlands. The wetlands are a goldmine for wildlife lovers, especially for bird enthusiasts. Just across the road is the Speedwell Forge County nature park, featuring beautiful walking paths in the center of some of Pennsylvania’s most scenic countryside. Just a very short drive, we encourage guests to visit Middle Creek, another scenic and peaceful place to visit during your stay.


The Speedwell Forge Bed and Breakfast offers a choice of three stunning rooms in the main house and two amazing private cottages, you are sure to find something to fit your needs and budget. There is also full access to the mansions relaxing library and parlor.Learn More
Speedwell Forge has not always been a Lancaster County bed and breakfast. Its story begins in 1734, when Peter Grubb, a mason, literally stumbled upon one of the largest and richest iron deposits ever found in the US. Learn More
If you’re looking for some great stuff to do, you’ve come to the right area. Go horseback riding or take a balloon ride, visit the Wolf Sanctuary of PA or head to the town of Lititz for some great shopping or an excellent dinner. Learn More

What Client’s Say

December 2, 2012

This has been a wonderful experience. What a great get away for our 23rd wedding anniversary!

Speedwell Forge is an elegant reminder of days past. Our stay in the Paymaster’s Suite was relaxing and romantic.

Spending time with the wolves was such a humbling and exciting opportunity. Every person we met who is dedicated to protecting these magnificent animals has been very friendly and eager to share the wolves’ stories. It has made our time here richer.

Delicious food! Thank you, Dawn, for opening your home to us.
We look forward to our return trip,
Nancy and John
New Jersey

December 2, 2012 - Paymaster's Office