Located in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire, the Barn at Pickering House & Pickering House Inn is a restored 19th-century barn wedding venue where you can host your reception, rehearsal dinner, bridal shower, or elopement party. The venue is situated in the heart of downtown Wolfeboro and within walking distance to the town’s quaint shops and restaurants and the docks on Lake Winnipesaukee. This historic location exudes charm and antique furnishings while being completely renovated in 2018 to include modern amenities such as heat and air conditioning, a built-in bar, and private restrooms.
Facilities and Capacity
The Barn at Pickering House & Pickering House Inn can accommodate wedding receptions of up to 150 people with a sit-down event. The rustic, chic barn includes a large open space with haylofts, a sweeping central staircase that can serve as a beautiful photo backdrop, and lines of string lights to add ambiance to the space. There is parking and wheelchair accessibility on-site.
The Barn provides tables, chairs, and other furniture as well as their own chef to prepare full meals or lighter fare for smaller events. They provide a list of preferred vendors, including other catering options. There will be an on-site coordinator available to work with you and manage any facility issues, do pre-event coordination with deliveries, and take care of set up and clean up. They also encourage you to use an outside wedding planner to execute the entire event the way you imagine it. There are bar services available with experienced bartenders, and you can choose to include a cash bar or open bar with champagne, wine, liquor, and any signature drinks.
When you host your event at the Barn, you will have access to the entire property, including the luxurious Pickering House Inn. You and your guests will have 10 spacious rooms, two living rooms, a dining room, sitting porches, and a garden area that will be all yours for a minimum of two nights during your special wedding event.