Pickering House Inn

116 South Main Street, Wolfeboro, NH 03894 Map · Phone number
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About Pickering House Inn

PICKERING HOUSE WEDDING WEEKENDS

Located in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, the Pickering House Inn and the Barn at Pickering House is a beautifully restored, historic property located in the heart of downtown Wolfeboro. Recognized by Conde Nast as # 17 of New England's top hotels, we are within walking distance to the town’s quaint shops, restaurants and the docks on Lake Winnipesaukee. The luxurious Inn and stylized Barn exude charm and eclectic high end finishings throughout - providing a unique, high-end Wedding experience unique to the Lakes Region.

Pickering House Wedding Weekends are available on a limited basis throughout the year and include:

  • Use of the Barn for your 5 hour reception event
  • Lodging and exclusive use of the the complete 10 room Inn for your registered guests staying at the Inn (2 night minimum / 3 nights in July and August)
  • Breakfast each morning for these guests

FACILITIES AND CAPACITY

Pickering House Inn
consists of spacious common areas, a full wrap around porch and two patio seating areas. The 10 high end guest rooms feature:

  • Private bathrooms (featuring heated tile floors, electronic showers and exclusive finishes).
  • Four of the rooms have (gas) Fireplaces / 2 have (gas) stoves.
  • All rooms are double occupancy only except the Brewster Suite which has an additional daybed (three person total occupancy).

The Barn at Pickering House accommodates wedding receptions of up to 150 people (Spring / Summer / Fall) and 75 - 80 Winter for a sit-down event. The rustic, chic barn features large open space with lofts and a sweeping central staircase. Your use of the Barn also includes:

  • Heat and AC
  • Rustic rectangle and round custom Farm Tables
  • Eclectic cross back chairs
  • A full Dance Floor
  • Antique tables / furnishings for service, displays, etc
  • Barn lighting
  • A full service Bar
  • Indoor / ADA Accessable bathrooms
  • Use of the front brick courtyard patio for your cocktail hour
  • (In Winter, a heated walkway / entrance to the Barn)

SERVICES OFFERED

  • FOOD:
    Subject to the size of the event and availability, you have the choice of having our in PAVILION Hospitality culinary team or choice from our selection from our list of partnered catering vendors for your event.

    As additional, customized offerings, we have availability for your
    • Welcome Cocktail Party
    • Rehearsal Dinner
    • Lunches
    • Farewell Brunches

  • BEVERAGES:
    We provide complete customized bar services in the Barn. Subject to your budget / preference, we offer:
    • Your choice of a full open bar, cash bar or combination of.
    • Wine service at the tables
    • Served Champagne toast
    • Pre arranged signature cocktails
    • (Optional add on of Outdoor Bar / Bar Service)

  • PLANNING:
    While we provide a full list of recommended vendors, we require all couples to secure a wedding planner. They are responsible for working with you in:
    • The selection and coordination of all additional vendors (Flowers, Photography, Music, etc)
    • Stylizing your tablescapes, linens, rentals, etc
    • The development, coordination and oversight for your full event and day of schedule
    • Coordination of additional services such as guest transportation, off site ceremony, off site guest activities, etc.
  • The On site Pickering Event team works with you and your planner to provide:
    • Management of any facility issues
    • Support / accept pre-event coordination with deliveries
    • Confirmation of vendor on site policies and COI's

ACCOMODATIONS:

  • On Site:
    Our ten luxurious guest rooms in the Inn are included with your Pickering Wedding Weekend for two nights (three nights in July and August). You and your guests registered / staying at the Inn will also have access to two living rooms, a dining room, sitting porches, and a garden area that will be all yours for the duration of your group's stay.

  • For your additional guests:
    Wolfeboro has a wide array of other small inns and hotels, Bed and Breakfasts, full house rentals and camping. We will gladly provide you with a full list of these recommended accommodations.

NEW for 2022

DECEMBER 2020:

PAVILION:
Now open; PAVILION, our new restaurant next door. Committed to the same standards of excellence as The Pickering House, Chef Jonathan Hudak’s seasonal cooking is complemented by curated cocktails, wine and beer. The ever-evolving menu celebrates the hard work of local farmers, ranchers and fishermen, whose bounty showcases what New Hampshire, and New England as a whole, has to offer.

LATE SPRING / EARLY SUMMER 2021

The AVERY ROOM:
Located above PAVILION, this private dining room is perfect for rehearsal dinners and intimate weddings and features

  • A Bar / Kitchen Area
  • Private bathroom
  • Dining for up to 25 -30
  • Open loft for seated gathering
  • Outdoor porch overlooking Brewster Academy

OUR "GET READY SPACE" :
locatedi in the Pavilion Building, featuring:

  • Private Preparation Space
  • Private Bathroom
  • Food and Beverage services available

SUMMER 2021

OUTDOOR PATIO at PAVILION
Typically used for outdoor dining, (subject to time and availability), this space will be available for outdoor on site ceremonies as well.

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Small Barn ceremony
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Main floor at The Barn
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Eclectic staircase and decor
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Loft Seating in The Barn
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Luxury wedding barn
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Renovated barn with heat/ac
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The Barn at Pickering House
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Photos on front porch
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Rustic chic wedding barn nh
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Reception in courtyard
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A warm, relaxed vibe
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Dancing in Barn
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Tables in hayloft area
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Cross back chairs
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Customize your decor
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A touch of elegance
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Rustic chic table settings
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Dramatic French doors
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Built-in bar
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Wall scrabble - a bighit
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3 Reviews for Pickering House Inn

Recommended by 95% of couples


4.7 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.7
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 4.3
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 4.7

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    Taylor R. · Married on 04/18/2020

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Simply a little piece of heaven on earth

    If you are looking for a venue that is truly magical than this is it. From the professionalism to to the modern accommodations to the customer service to the food to the warmth you feel with every person you speak to, PHI is THE spot. My wedding was everything and more than could have expected. Truly outstanding and worth every penny. I will never forget my time there.

    Sent on 11/30/2020

    Pickering House Inn's reply:

    Wow! Thank you for these kind words, Taylor! We are so thrilled you enjoyed your day. We know we will see you and Nik again soon!
  • Harrison

    Harrison C. · Getting married on 03/08/2021

    4.6
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      3.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Best venue in the Lakes Region!

    Getting married in 2020 was no small feat, but the Pickering Inn made sure our small wedding felt like a royal extravaganza! We felt like royalty, and for two laid back guys, that is exactly how we felt on our special day.

    Sent on 11/30/2020

    Pickering House Inn's reply:

    Thank you, Harrison! Every moment of your event felt special - and it was our pleasure to help create those unforgettable moments for you and Noah!
  • J

    Jessica B. · Married on 09/01/2019

    4.6
    • Quality of service:
      4.0
    • Responsiveness:
      4.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    A wonderful wedding venue

    We really enjoyed our wedding at Pickering house. They pulled off a wonderful event and the inn is beautiful and was a perfect spot for our family and friends to stay. The breakfasts and snacks were also fantastic.

    Sent on 10/31/2019

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Pickering House Inn FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?
    $ 14000000
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 9000
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    No
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Bridal Suite
    Chairs
    Clean Up
    Set Up
    Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Bartender(s)
    Champagne Toast
    House Beer
    House Liquor
    House Wine
    Limited Bar
    Open Bar
    Premium Liquor
    Signature Drink
    Specialty Beer
    Specialty Wine
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
    150
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
    30
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    2
  • Describe your venue:
    Barn
    Historic Building
    Inn/B&B
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
    Elopements
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    Accommodations
    Bar Services
    Catering Services
    Clean Up
    Event Rentals
    Liability Insurance
    Preferred Vendors Only
    Set Up
    Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail Reception
    Dessert
    Family Style
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Outside Cake
    Plated
    Stations
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Cash Bar
    Champagne Toast
    House Wine
    Liquor License
    Open Bar
    Signature Drink
  • What event items are available?
    Chairs
    Dance Floor
    Furniture
    Lighting
    Tables
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    July
    August
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    January
    February
    March
    April
    May
    June
    September
    October
    November
    December

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    6035696948 (Phone number)
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Pickering House Inn frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Pickering House Inn?

Pickering House Inn includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:

  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • Clean Up
  • Set Up
  • Tables

At Pickering House Inn, what does the bar service starting price include?

The bar service starting price at Pickering House Inn includes:

  • Bartender(s)
  • Champagne Toast
  • House Beer
  • House Liquor
  • House Wine
  • Limited Bar
  • Open Bar
  • Premium Liquor
  • Signature Drink
  • Specialty Beer
  • Specialty Wine

What are the most important characteristics of Pickering House Inn in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by Pickering House Inn for wedding events is known for:

  • Barn
  • Historic Building
  • Inn/B&B

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Pickering House Inn for wedding events?

Pickering House Inn offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:

  • Indoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor

What kind of wedding events does Pickering House Inn offer?

Pickering House Inn offers the following types of wedding events:

  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner

What services does Pickering House Inn offer for wedding events?

Pickering House Inn offers the following services for wedding events:

  • Accommodations
  • Bar Services
  • Catering Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Rentals
  • Liability Insurance
  • Preferred Vendors Only
  • Set Up
  • Wifi

What furniture and decorations does Pickering House Inn have available for wedding events?

Pickering House Inn offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:

  • Chairs
  • Dance Floor
  • Furniture
  • Lighting
  • Tables

What percentage of users recommend Pickering House Inn and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

Pickering House Inn is recommended by 100% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.7 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 5.0 in professionalism, 5.0 in value, 4.7 in quality of service, 4.7 in average response time and 4.3 in flexibility.