Osprey Retreat

Come join us at the waters

of the Potomac and the Chesapeake

The House
Things to do
Contact us

Water sports

- Drop in your own boat/jetski from community boat ramp

- Also in the area: canoe rentals, charters , and guided kayak tours

Fishing and crabbing

Watching nature

Relaxing, reading, sitting in hammock



Winery tours:

- The Northern Neck Wine Trail

- Athena Vineyards (30 min., between Burgess and Wicomico Church)

- Belle Mount (30 min., in Warsaw)

Sightseeing and historical tours

- Half-day trip into Reedville (don't miss the Fisherman's museum)

- Washington and Lee birthplaces in the Northern Neck

Ferry rides

- Smith Island, Tangier Island, and local ferries

Family and fine dining:

- Heathsville: Hughlett's Tavern

- Reedville: Crazy Crab (804-453-6789) and Tommy's

- Callao: Village Green and Quinton Oaks Grill (club house restaurants)

- White Stone/Kilmarnock area: White Stone Wine and Cheese for gourmet lunch and dinner right in the wine shop (804-435-2000); Tides Inn

- Tappahannock: Lowery's (804-443-4314 ), Tn'l barbecue (804-443-5959) (a roadside/take-out stand with wonderful barbecue on the north side of 360 about midway between the Walmart and the bridge)

- Click here and here for other dining options

- Eating freshly steamed crabs: your own catch, or from Baughan's Seafood, Lottsburg (between Heathsville and Callao) ((804) 529-6468))


- Village Green and Quinton Oaks, both public, in Callao)

Other information about the Northern Neck




Contact us: peter@benda.us 804-360-2636
Copyright, 2005-2006, Peter Benda