Visit New England


New Hampshire in winter: Ice skating at Strawbery Banke with café and gift shop; hearth dinner at a country doctor’s farm

[fa icon="calendar"] Jan 8, 2018 1:53:25 PM / by Mary Lhowe

Mary Lhowe



Ice Skating, Shopping and Lunch at Strawbery Banke Museum in Portsmouth
Family ice skating happens daily during the winter at Labrie Family Skate at Puddle Dock Pond within Strawbery Banke, a living history in a historic neighborhood in Portsmouth, near the beautiful, riverside Prescott Park.

500-PICKWICKSSASSSSSS.jpgThe Banke’s 32 historic buildings are open in winter only for guided tours on weekends, and you can enjoy lunch at Figtree Kitchen Café and shopping at Pickwick’s at the Banke. It’s a full-day indoor and outdoor adventure in one of New England’s prettiest cities. Map




Hearthside Dinner at Remick Country Doctor Farm and Museum in Tamworth
At this historic farm, learn about 19th-century kitchens and food practices and then put on your own apron and help cook dinner over the hearth using traditional means and tools. Then enjoy the meal together. These dinners are informal, lively and fun. For ages 16 and older. BYOB!! Dates in 2018 are January 20, March 10 and April 21. 603-323-7591. Map

Mary Lhowe

Written by Mary Lhowe