The Most Relaxing Stay in Lititz, Pennsylvania

Our 120 acres of privately owned land is home to an abundant amount of wildlife. Located just upstream from Speedwell Forge Lake, it is also a great place to view a wide variety of wetland creatures, including a few rare bird species. Guests of the Speedwell Forge Bed and Breakfast are welcome to explore during their stay. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the wildlife habitats on the property or cross the road and visit Speedwell Forge park. Guests are welcome and encouraged to visit the Wolf Sanctuary which shares the property.

Originally created as a private rescue, Wolf Sanctuary of PA has grown into an educational facility, offering guided educational tours to provide information about wolf conservation and biology. Complimentary daytime public tours of the Wolf Sanctuary are available for guests staying at Speedwell Forge Bed and Breakfast. Days and times are limited, please view the tour schedule.

The Sanctuary continues in their mission of assuring the most comfortable and stimulating environments for their rescues. At Wolf Sanctuary of PA wolves and wolf dogs are given back their dignity. It has been over a hundred years since the last wild wolf was known to exist in Pennsylvania, but their howls can still be heard resounding across the property.

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Our Rooms and Cottages

The Whyte House at Speedwell Forge Bed & Breakfast

The Whyte House

Truly, the Whyte House Cottage is THE very best getaway in Lancaster County. This private single story cottage has a full kitchen, living room, a large bedroom and radiant floor heating throughout.


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The Paymaster's Office at Speedwell Forge Bed & Breakfast

The Paymaster’s Office

This amazing private cottage, with its floor to ceiling brick gas fireplace, oversize whirlpool bath and king-size bed, includes a beautiful view of the creek and our property. It is a wonderful and serene way to unwind.


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The Summer Kitchen at Speedwell Forge Bed & Breakfast

The Summer Kitchen

This private cottage rental is perfect. This private two-story cottage has a lovely cast iron queen bed and in-room whirlpool tub upstairs, and a living room and kitchenette downstairs. It also features a gas fireplace.


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Kathryn's Room at Speedwell Forge Bed & Breakfast

Kathryn’s Room

The master bedroom at our Pennsylvania Dutch Country Bed and Breakfast is bright and airy, with a high ceiling, large windows, and detailed woodworking. The room features a super comfortable queen-size bed, romantic fireplace, and a hand-carved corner closet.


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Bill's Room at Speedwell Forge Bed & Breakfast

Boy’s Room

Technically, the two antique Eastlake beds are “three-quarter size” (between a twin and a full), but we like to think of them as “perfect size” for two people traveling together. The room has a matching Eastlake marble-topped dresser, nightstand, and two comfortable chairs.


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Bill's Room at Speedwell Forge Bed & Breakfast

Bill’s Room

Quiet and comfortable, this comfortable room features a queen-size antique sleigh bed, seating area and private bath (shower only) and a radiant floor in bathroom.
There are multiple views of the property, including the beautiful creek.


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Why Stay at Speedwell Forge?

Speedwell Forge Bed & Breakfast


Speedwell Forge is a Bed and Breakfast located in Lititz, PA. It is destination and a place to stay like no other. Located within 120 acres of private land where history and nature come alive. Enjoy a quiet and romantic Bed & Breakfast in Lititz, PA that will likely be the most clean and comfortable lodging you have ever experienced.

Speedwell Forge Bed & Breakfast


The Speedwell Forge Bed and Breakfast in Lititz, PA is steeped in the rich history of Lancaster County. Originally constructed in 1760, the main mansion has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places. In March 2005, after years of saving, two years of planning, and one year of cleaning, Dawn (the owner) began the restoration of her historic property. It was fully restored in 2006 and now offers a tranquil getaway for visitors to the Lancaster area.

Wolf in the Woods at Speedwell Forge Bed & Breakfast


Guests are welcome and encouraged to enjoy the wildlife habitats on the property or cross the road and visit Speedwell Forge park. Relax and unwind as you stroll the grounds and come to face to face with natures perfect apex predator and discover the majesty of these mysterious and wholly misunderstood animals. Cooler months are the best months for the wolves.

Speedwell Forge Bed & Breakfast


Treat yourself to the elegance of a room in the Colonial Ironmaster’s Mansion or a stay in one of our secluded Private Cottages. Your innkeeper Dawn prepares a superb breakfast and will gladly accommodate dietary requests, offering gluten free, vegan, and vegetarian options. Simply let us know your dietary requirements in the comments section of your reservation.


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Reviews and Feedback

Dear Dawn and Darin,

Thank you so much for your wonderful hospitality during our stay. You helped to make our anniversary and birthdays truly memorable and special in so many ways.
Two years ago, we stayed at the Summer Kitchen and this year at the Whyte House. Both were wonderful experiences and we look forward to our next visit, hoping it will come much sooner than before.

Your wolf sanctuary is so amazing and we hope that you are blessed with many more rewarding years ahead. God Bless you both for the work you do on their behalf.

Thank you once again!

Raymond and Lisa / via Trip Advisor

Dawn and Darin,

What a beautiful home! It was a perfect weekend! We enjoyed the snow, the home, the food and time with one another. It was just what we needed!

Thank you so much! We will be back!

Dustin and Kelsey / via Trip Advisor

Dawn and Darin,

Love the Whyte House, beautiful, comfortable, relaxing. As always our stay was wonderful. Breakfasts were yummy. The wolves, as always, were wonderful to visit with them. Our birthday/anniversary was really extra special this year.

Thanks to the both of you for a great time and for your friendship!

Steve / via Trip Advisor

Summer Kitchen
August 3, 2014 – August 4, 2014

Dawn and Darin,

Thank you so much for everything! What you do here is amazing and your staff were great and were very informative. It truly shows how much you all care for these wolves. The wolves are beautiful and it was great to get so close to them. The breakfast was awesome! The conversation on the back porch was great, very informative. We learned a lot about what you do here and why and it was very interesting. We will definitely be back, hopefully in the winter.

Great job! You are truly blessed! Summer Kitchen was great, cannot wait to stay in the others.

Mark and Joann / via Trip Advisor

Darin and Dawn,

Tia and I had such an awesome time here at Speedwell Forge and The Wolf Sanctuary. You and your staff made us feel so welcome and were so informative about the wolves.

Thank you both for your ambition and dedication to these animals and educating the public about them. We plan to return in the winter when the animals will be more active and take a private tour to learn as much as we can about the wolves here.

Loved the summer Kitchen, but think we will try for a room in the house next time. Blessings to you both and your families (both animal and human!).

Joyce and Tia / via Trip Advisor
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Plenty to Do

Looking for something additional to do while on your visit? We can help with that because there is always plenty to see and do within a short ride from our B&B. For starters, visit the Wolf Sanctuary of Pennsylvania located on our property.

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