Bow Lake Inn Bed & Breakfast
This 19th century Inn with its original hand-hewn post and beam construction is one of the earliest and longest operating "highway Inns" in the state of New Hampshire. Opening in 1849, it served travelers and guests enjoying the beauty and natural curiosities of Bow Lake and teh region. The Inn closed in 1973 due to extreme deterioration until 1991 when it was subsequently purchased by Maurice Cassidy and has since undergone a complete historic restoration to its original grandeur plus many upgrades and improvements.
The Inn now features private baths, cable TV, air conditioning and gas fireplaces in most of the rooms. The six bedrooms are bright, airy and are furnished with desks and private photnelines. Each room has either two twin or one queen size hand made wrought iron bed with high quality mattresses and bedding. Maid service is also provided. The second floor Coffee Room is equipped with microwave, and refrigerator and is always available for early birds or late night refreshments. The main dining room has a fireplace that is lit daily in cool months and has a view of the dam and waterfall of Bow Lake. A full continental breakfast is seved daily. The library and Tea Room offer quiet areas to read or relax. In July and August the breeze from Bow Lake will keep you cool or you can enjoy a refreshing swim in the crystal clear spring fed waters of teh lake. The flower garden blooms from early spring to late fall and is complimented by a millstone fountain which attracts many birds and butterflies. The Bow Lake Inn has a beautiful restaurant and tavern available for private functions, gatherings, and parties.