The Wren's Nest Bed & Breakfast

1452 Proctor Mill Road , Russellville, KY 42276 USA (Show map)


Located on one-hundred acres of mature woodland in Logan County, Kentucky, The Wren's Nest features walking trails, wildflowers, and a wealth of birds and butterflies. Each guestroom features a queen-size bed, desk, reading lamp, ceiling fan, private bath, and central heat and air. Outdoors you will find decks, a patio rose garden, gazebo, and extensive perennial gardens. Hiking, fishing, and daydreaming are all possible here. The Inn is a separate building from the inn-keeper's home. Exclusive use of entire building including living room, kitchen, and coffee bar available for families. Ample off-road parking available.



Write A Review
  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.7

The perfect wedding night!

5 on May 26, 2015

The property is beautiful, the rooms clean, the owners are sweet and the breakfast was delicious. We were only there one night but I definitely recommend it.

Great place tucked away in Russellville, KY

3.8 on November 05, 2014

This place felt like it was wayyyy off the beaten path, but in reality was just a few miles from Russellville. Tom and Judith were great hosts and Judith's breakfast was fantastic. One tip - if you have large luggage stay in the Dragonfly room. Trying to get my suitcase up the spiral staircase almost killed Tom!


5 on October 28, 2014

Charming little nest in the middle of the woods. The owners were the depiction of "Southern Charm!"

Wonderful place to stay

4.8 on September 06, 2014

Tom and Judith are wonderful hosts. Qiuet relaxing atmosphere.

Unique & charming

4.4 on July 02, 2014

Beautiful grounds; great fishing; peaceful; hosts very amicable; guest house extremely well thought out, designed, and decorated. There are two bedrooms upstairs with showers, half bath downstairs and two sitting areas, one up and one down; sleeper love seat, comfortable couch. Full kitchen, laundry, coffee bar, beautiful dining area with china etc. Spiral staircase kids would love (or the kid in you). I don't recommend for large folks-one bedroom has an outside entrance/small deck and stairs. If you want the place to yourself, you must pay for both the rooms-okay if you're on a friend's weekend/family get together. Otherwise you will most likely be sharing the place with strangers; that may be okay with you-you'' have to coordinate use of rooms, full kitchen and outside areas; basically it's like sharing a very nice apartment/small home. The price is reasonable for one bedroom for one person or couple. If I had to pay for the whole place, I'd want it to be with good friends or family; it's a bit too close quarters to share with strangers if you don't really enjoy each other's company. But then, you'd get that in a typical b&b, so it depends what kind of experience you're needing-solitude, meet new folks, romantic weekend, girlfriend's weekend/mom daughter time, or for writing/retreat. We plan to return when we can; would love to see it in all seasons. USE THE BUG REPELLENT! Your own or what they generously provide-this is tick heaven; we hiked on the trails which weren't mowed real well in places (we were warned) and were covered in ticks and mosquito bites-our own fault, I'm just saying you NEED to use the bug spray LIBERALLY. Had we done that, the overnight would have been nearly perfect. This is a jewel in the woods and I highly recommend it.

Nice, quiet place

5 on April 23, 2014

Very clean, serene place to stay. Makes a nice get-away. Inn keepers are very friendly.

Great get-a-way

5 on October 16, 2013

Great location and wonderful host &hostess.

City Girls take to the Country

4.6 on May 08, 2013

What a charming place. We really enjoyed our stay and getting to know the owners. The location, accomodations and food was all good. We are planning another trip in the fall. Their is a great Italian restaurant in Russellville - Ariella's - if you come to stay here make sure you check it out - you will think you are in a large city based on the quality and ambiance. Enjoy.

Absolutely wonderful!

5 on October 31, 2012

I cannot say enough good things about The Wren's Nest Bed & Breakfast. The beautiful house, the wonderful breakfast, the awesome scenery. We really enjoyed the morning visits with Tom & Judith. Can't wait to go back.

Best secret in Russellville, KY!

5 on October 25, 2012

I was in Russellville, Ky for a night and passed on the hotel/motels in the small town mainly because I don't like motels with exterior doors to each room. So I researched Bed and Breakfasts and found this gem! WOW! The owners are so nice and the BB is a separate house built on their 100 acres of wooded beauty. kitchen, dining room, washer, dryer, everything you need! I loved sitting on the porch at night and in the morning! Since I had to leave early in the morning, they brought breakfast over the night before so I could make it myself in the kitchen. Very convenient, but had I wanted, I could have had breakfast made for me . I will be back! I love this place!!

View More Reviews


Location Type



Nashville, TN (BNA) 65 miles

Directions to property:

Follow KY 79 N from Russellville, 1.5 miles from US 68/80 bypass. Turn right on KY 1588 and go 1.5 miles to paved driveway on left. Address, 1452 Proctor Mill Rd., is located on post.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Concert venue, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Corvette and Shaker Museums, Mammoth and Lost River Caves, Nashville/Music City, Land Between the Lakes, Beech Bend Park, See our web site for more locations, Picnic area, Religious Services

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast, Country Inn

On-site activities

Bird watching, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, wildflowers, birding workshops, retreats, communication seminars, gardening workshops, historical and geneological research, Sight-seeing

Visit Website


  • Check In:: 3:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 12:00 noon
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Outside only
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited No activities available for small children.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments Other, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: $25
  • Cancellations: Deposit less $10 handling fee will be returned if notice is given a week or more prior to scheduled arrival. No refund if less than one week's notice given.



Judith & Tom Hoover

Languages spoken


Resident Pets


About the innkeepers

We enjoy gardening, writing, and photography as well as hiking and fishing.

Visit Website




  • Time Served: variable
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat