Thompson Inn & Cyderhouse

90 Bennett Rd, Durham, NH 03824 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Thompson Inn & Cyderhouse

Thompson Inn & Cyderhouse is an elegant wedding and event venue located in Durham, New Hampshire. With lush grounds and gorgeous views of the Lamprey River and surrounding farmland, there are many options available for outdoor wedding ceremonies and photographs. Our onsite chef will prepare your reception, rehearsal dinner, or morning-after brunch menus.

***NOW BOOKING IN 2022 FROM JANUARY-DECEMBER! CURRENT 2021 DATES AVAILABLE: MAY 22, AUGUST 15 AND DECEMBER 4. ***


Facilities and Capacity
The Thompson Inn has nine guest rooms, a bridal suite and lots of common space inside and outside on the veranda, deck, and gazebos. The Cyderhouse features a newly renovated cider mill with a wine cellar dining room and attached timber frame barn with a huge stone fireplace. Thompson Inn & Cyderhouse offers you and 100 to 150 guests the rustic elegance that will make your event even more special.

Services Offered
Thompson Inn & Cyderhouse and our friendly staff offer you:

  • Accommodations with breakfast
  • In-house catering and bar service
  • Wireless Internet
  • Air Conditioning and Heat
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Thompson Inn & Cyderhouse
A kiss in the rain
A kiss in the rain
The Cyderhouse
The Cyderhouse
Cyderhouse Stroll
Cyderhouse Stroll
Cyderhouse at night
Cyderhouse at night
Reception room
Reception room
In full swing!
In full swing!
Cyderhouse Foyer
Cyderhouse Foyer
Girls on the Balcony
Girls on the Balcony
 View from the Balcony
View from the Balcony
Rehearsal Dinner Room
Rehearsal Dinner Room
Rehearsal Dinner Room
Rehearsal Dinner Room
Wine Cellar before a tasting
Wine Cellar before a tasting
Ceremony under the maples
Ceremony under the maples
Let's get the party started
Let's get the party started
The fire pit
The fire pit
Couple by the wagon
Couple by the wagon
The Wagon in the Fall
The Wagon in the Fall
Froze" on a hot day
Froze" on a hot day
Couple walking to the inn
Couple walking to the inn
Thompson Inn
Thompson Inn
Inn Veranda
Inn Veranda
Inn Back Porch
Inn Back Porch
Veranda Flowers
Veranda Flowers
Inn Deck Flowers
Inn Deck Flowers
Inn Deck
Inn Deck
Spring Peonies
Spring Peonies
Grounds
Grounds
Driveway Stroll
Driveway Stroll
Front porch in November
Front porch in November
Walk from the Inn
Walk from the Inn
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Thompson Inn & Cyderhouse
A kiss in the rain
A kiss in the rain

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25 Reviews for Thompson Inn & Cyderhouse

Recommended by 97% of couples


4.8 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.8
  • Professionalism 4.8
  • Flexibility 4.8
  • Value 4.8
  • Average response time 4.8

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    Michelle Eichhorst · Married on 11/16/2019

    5.0
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      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    A Perfect Weekend

    the Thompson Inn exceeded all of our expectations! from start to finish, Lori, Stephanie, Kamini, and the entire team made the whole weekend run smoothly, allowing us to enjoy ourselves to the fullest! All the staff was wonderful and so thoughtful, always thinking one step ahead.

    The venue itself is absolutely magical - we had a late fall wedding (described as hygge by others) and it perfectly fit our atmosphere. Our guests loved having little side rooms in which they could have more private conversations. And even though the main reception area is "live" the accoustics were great and it was never too loud.

    The real bonus was having the Inn right there, where our family and bridal party stayed. It made everything so easy to have everyone in one place - and we kept the party going after the wedding with fun games! All the rooms are beautifully decorated and very comfortable.

    We can't recommend The Thompson Inn highly enough - thank you to Lori and the entire team - our weekend was truly perfect, and we wouldn't change a thing!!

    Sent on 12/21/2019
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    Lauren Harrington · Married on 10/26/2019

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

    Fall Catholic Wedding Recommendation

    The Thompson Inn was the most amazing venue for our wedding. The location is perfect - close to our Catholic Church in Newmarket (2.4 miles away!!), to a hotel for guests (3 miles), and to small business / restaurants in Downtown Durham and Newmarket (3 miles). The local towns near by, really help guests to make a weekend out of the trip - there is so much to do and see! The staff was professional, thoughtful, and creative. They worked with us to truly make our Wedding Day dreams come true. Side notes: We have a unique extended family, lots of young cousins... We were able to use the room downstairs to host the kids 2yrs-16yrs for dinner - thus the upstairs still felt kid free. We had "babysitters" from UNH to guide arts and crafts for the younger kiddos. The large yard, kept the older kids outside playing games. We had our grandparents staying on the first floor of the Inn onsite, so when they were tired, they could easily scoot away. We also hosted a Wine Tasting in the Wine Cellar during Cocktail Hour. It was a huge hit with the guests. The Wine Tasting moved folks through the entire building, rather than staying only in the lobby/terrace. I absolutely recommend this venue.

    Sent on 03/16/2020

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Thompson Inn & Cyderhouse Pricing

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Thompson Inn & Cyderhouse 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?
    $ 7800
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 5800
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?
    $ 650
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 650
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Bridal Suite
    Chairs
    China
    Clean Up
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Parking
    Set Up
    Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?
    Cake Cutting
    Server(s)
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service?
    $ 40
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Bartender(s)
    House Beer
    House Liquor
    House Wine
    Open Bar
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    3
  • Describe your venue:
    Barn
    Farm/Ranch
    Garden
    Historic Building
    Inn/B&B
    Waterfront
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Covered Outdoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
    Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    Accommodations
    Bar Services
    Catering Services
    Clean Up
    Get Ready Rooms
    Liability Insurance
    Set Up
    Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail Reception
    Dessert
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Outside Cake
    Plated
    Server(s)
    Stations
    Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Champagne Toast
    House Beer
    House Liquor
    House Wine
    Limited Bar
    Liquor License
    Open Bar
    Premium Liquor
    Signature Drink
    Specialty Beer
    Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available?
    Chairs
    Dance Floor
    Furniture
    Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    China
    Flatware
    Glassware
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Valet
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    May
    June
    July
    August
    September
    October
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    April
    November
    December

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Professional Network & Endorsements

1 Endorsement

  • Fruition Flowers Wedding Florists

    This venue is nothing short of magic! The details which owners Lori and Steve put into creating this space are awe inspiring; from the light fixtures to the furnishings; everything is crafted with quality in mind. The landscaping adds so much to photographs, and the hardscaping they have done through the use of brick and stone is impressive, while staying true to the historical nature of the setting. I was so impressed with the venue, staff, and food that I asked that they consider hosting a celebratory dinner for my grandparents 60th wedding anniversary. Lori made my somewhat last minute request a breeze, and worked with her chef to create a wonderful menu that suited everyone's pallets. She even adorned the table with fresh, seasonal flowers. Above and beyond, as always!

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  • 90 Bennett Rd Durham, NH, 03824 See on map
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