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  • Dog Trot Dining Room
  • Mary Breckinridge Room
  • The Queen Room
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Wendover Bed and Breakfast Inn

Your host(s):
Frontier Nursing University
Web Site:
132 FNS Drive
Wendover, Kentucky 41775
Guest Rooms:
$50 - $100
Check In/Out:
3pm - 11am
Extra Person Fee:
$10 for each additional Person

Wendover Bed and Breakfast Inn

Please Note: This is not an active, quality-inspected member of the B&B Association of Kentucky (BBAK). The complementary listing is provided as informational purposes only and does not imply endorsement. Membership is open to all Kentucky Innkeepers:  https://www.kentuckybb.com/join-bbak.php

Our beautiful log home known as the Big House was built in 1925 by Mary Breckinridge, founder of the Frontier Nursing Service (FNS) When it was completed in December of 1925, Mrs. Breckinridge held an open house and invited everyone in Leslie County, Kentucky to come and be a part of the celebration. Mrs. Breckinridge was very excited when nearly 500 people arrived at the Big House, the majority of them on horseback. In 1991 the Big House became National Historical Landmark.

The  Wendover Bed and Breakfast Inn has sixteen guest rooms: four rooms in the Big House, six single rooms in the Garden House with one suite, four double rooms in the Barn and the Barn Apartment.

The  Garden House  once served as the administrative headquarters of the Frontier Nursing Service. The guest rooms on the second floor of the Garden House continue to serve as the official lodging for the Courier Program Internship.

The  Wendover Barn at one time was where  FNS horses were kept. Today it also serves as the home of our Gift Shop and historical photo gallery. Our guests love browsing the Gift Shop looking at Frontier Nursing memorabilia and crafts made by local artisans.

Your stay at the Wendover Bed and Breakfast Inn includes a hearty country breakfast served in the " dogtrot" dining room, surrounded by beauty and history. Frontier Nursing University (FNU) is the proud owner and operator of the Wendover Bed and Breakfast Inn.

Wendover Bed & Breakfast Policies

Wendover does not provide long term housing. Long term housing  is defined as any type of guest requesting to stay more than three consecutive nights.
Lunch or dinner is provided by request only with an additional charge of $12.00 per person for lunch and $18.00 for dinner.

All meals are served family-style and include beverage and dessert (for lunch and dinner) We can accommodate up to 40 people for lunch and dinner.

Reservations must be made at least 48 hours prior to arrival. This policy is to ensure that adequate staff is available.

The Wendover Bed and Breakfast Inn is open year-round.


Wendover Barn Apartment with Private Bathroom
$100 (double Occupancy)
$10 for each additional person

Big House
$75 for Single Occupancy
$85 for Double Occupancy

Garden House
$50 for Single Occupancy

Garden House Suite (with Private Bathroom)
$75 for Single Occupancy
$85 for Double Occupancy

$50 for Single Occupancy
$60 for Double Occupancy

With a little advance notice, we can arrange individual and group tours of the historic headquarters of the Frontier Nursing Service at Wendover and  Frontier Nursing University. Your tours includes: a visit to the FNS Historic Photo Gallery located in the Barn, a viewing of the FNS Film,  The Forgotten Frontier, made by Mary Breckinridge's cousin, Marvin Breckinridge in 1930, a visit to Mary Breckinridge's home, the Big House, a delicious home-cooked lunch in the Dog Trot Dining room of the Big House and a relaxing stroll down Joey's Trail. After a short drive to Hospital Hill, the tour continues at the former Hyden Hospital location, which is now the home of Frontier Nursing University. While at FNU, visitors will see the St. Christopher's Chapel featuring a 15th century French stained glass window, and the Haggin Dorm with a brick from Florence Nightingale's home located on the second floor.

Please call (859)899-2707 to make your reservations.

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Area Activities:

  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Historic Sites

Food Service:

  • Accommodates Special Diets
  • Dinner Available
  • Dinner By Request in Advance
  • Full Breakfast

Geographic Setting:

  • Mountains
  • Rural

Inn Amenities:

  • Common TV Area
  • First Floor Rooms
  • Gardens
  • Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • National Historic Register
  • Piano

Inn Policies:

  • Alcohol Not Permited
  • Cash Accepted
  • Checks Accepted
  • Children Welcome
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Pets Not Permitted
  • Smoking Outside Only

Room Amenities:

  • AC/Central
  • Iron/Ironing Board Available
  • Queen Bed
  • Telephone
  • Twin Beds
  • Wi-Fi Access

Well Suited For:

  • Business Travel
  • Elopements
  • Family Travel
  • Group Events
  • Honeymoons
  • Meetings
  • Quilters Retreats
  • Romantic Escape
  • Scrapbooking Retreats
  • Single Traveler
  • Vacation Getaway
  • Weddings

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