TAKE IT FOR GRANITE FARM
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Room Availability

 

 

Sledding on our hill

 

 

Wilmot Village Post Office

Holiday time

 

 

 

  Kayaking

 

 

Wilmot Farmer's Market

 

 

Golf New Hampshire!

 

 

Blueberry picking

 

 

 

Enjoying the Seasons right here!

 

 

 

Feeding the chickens

 

 

 

 

 

Baby Weekend at

Take It For Granite Farm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Activities

 

                

                                              

There is a playhouse on the property, farm animals nearby, and a town swimming area in the neighborhood!

Golf at  the Country Club of New Hampshire, 927-4246 or at Ragged Mountain, 768-3300 for tee times and reservations.

Tennis at the Proctor Academy courts in Andover, the Colby Sawyer College courts in New London or indoors at Mountainside Tennis Center (526-9293)

Swimming outdoors at local town beach or indoors at Hogan Center in New London for a small fee.

Kayak Tours   Rent kayaks and canoes, buy equipment, join or schedule a tour.  Best area vendor.

Wilmot Farmer's Market June through September.  Jewelry, baked goods, music, elk meat, locally grown produce and more.

Indoor Exercise  at the Hogan Center on the Colby Sawyer campus - day passes available, or at Mountainside Racquet and Fitness Center.

Bike Rentals at the Blackwater shop  in Andover or Village Sports in New London.

Hiking and Picnicking on  Mt. Kearsarge with wonderful sunsets!   Easy 0.5 mile hike up Mt. Kearsarge from the Warner side.  A  more difficult but rewarding 1.75 mile hike up on the new Barlow Trail on the Wilmot side.

Another nice hike is on the Kidder Brook or Morgan pond trail near Twin Lake Villa just outside of New London.

Downhill and Cross Country Skiing at Mt Sunapee Resort, Ragged Mountain and Pine Hill Ski Club See websites for info and conditions.  Ski rentals at the Blackwater Ski shop in Andover.

Inn “toys” for inn guests:   We have mountain bikes, snowshoes, sleds, lawn games, a canoe. 

Yoga at Pine Hill Yoga is a relaxing way to spend your time in New Hampshire.

Special Events

The New London Barn Playhouse shows popular plays at 8 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and 5 p.m. on Sundays in the summer.    There are also some 2 p.m. matinees.  Call 1 800 633 2276 or 526 6710 locally for information.

“Yesteryear on the Farm” Musterfield Farm, Harvey Road, North Sutton, offers glimpses of the early days on the farm, tools, farm animals, barns, weekends through Oct. 

Montshire Science Museum, Norwich, Vermont.  Great hands-on activities for families.

Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum, Warner.  Open May 1 through September.  Weekends in October and November. 

Summer Concerts on the Green in New London on Friday evenings at 7 p.m.  Check at the Chamber of  Commerce Booth, New London.

Summer Boat Trips on Lake Sunapee on the MV Mt. Sunapee daily.  Can take a lake tour, dinner trip or sunset trip.   Need reservations by calling 763-4030.

League of NH Craftsmen’s Fair,Mt. Sunapee second week in August, open daily 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Large and wonderful juried crafts fair, demonstrations, shop, food, entertainment.  Also new in 2005, a statewide open studio tour Nov. 11-13.

The Fells, botanical garden and John Hay Estate open daily Memorial Day through October.  Dayhikes and special events weekdays and holidays.

Restaurants

A J’s in White River Junction, VT.  Killer slab of beef, go early like 5:30pm. 802 295 3071

Anchorage in Sunapee Harbor good for lunch and dinner, view of Lake Sunapee. No res. Closes for the winter in Nov.

Arctic Dreams - Annabelle’s Ice cream and Pizza Chef, across from the town green New London. 603 526 9477

Blackwater Junction in Andover.  Great lunches (lobster rolls!) and breakfasts till 3pm except Mondays.  603 526 5099.

College Cafe. across from the Town Green, New London. Great  deli sandwiches. 

Inn at Pleasant Lake.  Pleasant Lake Rd. New London. Elegant  fixed-price dinners. 603 526-7186.

Colonial Farm Inn.  Route 11 New London.  Delicious candlelit dinners Wed - Sat.  603 526 6121.                

Four Corners Grille   Rts. 11 and 114 New London.  Informal. Concerts some Thurs. nights. Overlooks Mt. Kearsarge. 603 526 6899.

Jack’s Coffee. New kid on the block!  Bakery goods and coffees early, wraps & sandwiches, fancy take out dinners. 603 526 8003.

Lake Sunapee Country Club, Traditions Restaurant. Rt. 11 New London.  Beautiful views, good food  for lunch and dinner. 603 526 6040.

La Meridiana.  Rt. 11 Wilmot Flat.  Delicious Northern Italian fare, plates individually prepared by the chef.  603 526-2033.

Millstone.  On Main St, (Newport road) in New London.  Excellent broad menu. 603 526-4201.

New London Inn & Restaurant.  Excellent food and service in an old NE inn setting by folks connected to Tavern on the Green, NYC.   Sunday brunch all day in Summer.  603526 2791.

 

Peter Christian’s Tavern.  Main Street, New London.  Great pub food, local hangout. Good Lunches. 603 526-4042.

Pizza Chef. A good quick meal in Andover or New London. 603 735 5002 in Andover.

Potter Place Inn.  Intersection routes 4 and 11 just outside Andover.  Very good. 603735-5141.

Wilmot Community Center in Wilmot Flat.  Wonderful Sunday breakfast served 8-11 a.m., open May through Oct.

Shopping

New London Gallery offers local original art at The Gallery across from New London Shopping Center. 603 526 7247

Lemon Twist Shop has women's clothes on Main Street, New London. 603 526 2555

Hubert’s has kids and adult sport clothes at discount prices next to the New London Shopping Center, corner of Newport and County Rds.

Mesa Pottery good gifts, www.homefactorystore.com

Lakes Region Outlet stores in Tilton, good shopping, see link below. 

Mesa pottery stores for pretty presents, see link below.

The Constant Quilter has fabrics, sewing machines, machine quilting services, and classes and antiques.

The Inn has other suggestions.  Ask Craig and Lindy for more information.
 

For additional area information, please visit the following sites:

 

New Hampshire Country Inn Bed and Breakfasts of the Dartmouth Lake Sunapee Region

More area lodging and inn association events

Pamela Lanier's B&B Directory

Other great B&Bs in New England

Wilmot Community Association

Village events and news

NESE Shakespeare company

Local summer productions

Local Events Calendar

 

What's happening in our greater area

Kearsarge Magazine

Articles of interest about the area