Local Attractions

Make a day of your visit to Ashfield. Here are a few places you may enjoy stopping at.

Ashfield Hardware

More than a hardware store. You can find most of what you want here as well as very reasonable ice cream cones along with welcoming service from Nancy and Laura and Bella the corgi. "Everything practical, practicallly everything." (The center of Ashfield village.)

Elmers Store

Great breakfast, coffee. tea and pastries. Yankee Magazine voted Elmer's Pancakes the Best in New England! Friday and Thurday night dinners. Frequent music and fun events. Organic and gourmet grocieries. (The center of Ashfield village.)

Ashfield Lake House

Lunch or dinner overlooking the lake. Good food, full liquor license, deck dining and a private beach. Weekend bands. (On Buckland Rd in the village)

Country Pie Pizza

The best Pizza anywhere and you can eat on the porch. Grinders and home-made soup, too, (Center of the village)

Neighbors Store and Gas Station

All the esssentials. Where would we be without it? (The west end of Main St.)

Ashfield Antiques

Full of surprises in a beautiful setting (Half a mile south on Rte 112)

The Good Time Stove Company

More than stoves! Garden enclosures and great roadside sculplture. (South on Rte 112, just over the Goshen line. You really can’t miss it.)

Ashfield Historical Society

A museum of the way it used to be in Ashfield. Includes the Howes Brothers photograph collection. (The center of Ashfield village.)

Ashfield Farmers Market

Every Saturday morning in the summer in Ashfield on the common. 8:30 -noon. Great local produce. Goodies to eat. Sometimes music. The Saturday morning social event. (The center of Ashfield village.)

Side Hill Farm

Great organic veggies, raw milk and yogurt. 137 Beldingville Rd. Ashfield, MA 01330 phone: (413) 625-0011

South Face Farm

Great old sugar house serving maple syrup breakfasts on weekends during sugaring season in the spring. Watson Spruce Corner Road off Rte 116 on the way to Plainfield)

Tragelly's Fiber Farm

A wonderful collection of fiber-producing animals, including camels and yaks. Also sells handwoven goods. In Hawley.

DAR State Forest

Great State park includes 2 lakes, picnic area, camping, boat launches (no motors) trails, many accessible. (4 miles south on Rte 112)

Trustees of Reservations

Take a hike. Bear Swamp Reservation (Hawley Rd and Bear Swamp Rd) and Chapel Brook Reservation (Williamsburg Rd)

Shelburne Falls

Fun shopping, the glacial potholes, Salmon Falls and the dam, the Bridge of Flowers. A varied selection of restaurants. ( 9 miles north on Rte 112)

Zoar Outdoor

Outdoor adventure: Whitewater rafting, kayaking, canoeing, rock climbing, biking, fly fishing, and camping. Plus the new Zip Lines! Lots of fun! On Route 2 in Charlemont.