Shop, Eat & Stay
The Village Store
Stop by the Village Store and discover distinctive, artisan-quality goods made with Shaker-inspired workmanship and ingenuity. Take home an oval box, basket, or broom, some of which are handmade in the workshops at the Village. Textiles, soaps, candles, and cards are also available, along with a selection of locally-made maple syrup, chocolates, and other specialty foods. Masks are required for all visitors in the Village Store.
The Village Store is currently open Tuesdays through Sundays from 10 AM to 5 PM. To inquire about items for sale, please call 603-783-9511, ext. 221, or email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be happy to answer any questions you might have. Thank you for supporting Canterbury Shaker Village.
Dining and Cultural Options
The best way to experience the Village is to relax and spend some time here. Bring a picnic lunch and find a spot on our beautiful Meeting House lawn, or at one of the picnic tables throughout the Village. There are also light snacks available at The Village Store.
If you prefer, there are many options for dining near the Village. You might enjoy the Fox Country Smokehouse, a fixture in Canterbury for over 50-years and just four miles from the Village. The Canterbury Country Store in Canterbury Center is a traditional general store and in addition to staples, features the products of more than 40 local craftspeople and businesses.
The Canterbury Farmer’s Market is held every Wednesday from 4 – 6:30 pm, located at 9 Center Road in Canterbury.
To the north of the Village, you’ll find an array of restaurants and an outlet mall in Tilton, at Exit 20 off Interstate 93.
Concord, New Hampshire’s capital city, is about 20 minutes south of the Village and offers a lively restaurant and cultural arts scene that includes the Capitol Center for the Arts, Red River Theatres, the NH Historical Society, and the McAuliffe/Shephard Discovery Museum. Easy access from the Village is via Shaker Road south to Route 106 and I-393.
Where to Stay
Canterbury Center Bed & Breakfast’s historic guest house is conveniently located in the picturesque Center of Canterbury, centrally located in mid-state Merrimack County, New Hampshire, and easily accessible from Interstate 93 and Route 132.
The Historic Nutmeg Inn B&B is located just 5 minutes away from downtown Meredith and beautiful Lake Winnipesaukee, the Nutmeg Inn’s provenance dates back to 1763 as the Eliphalet Rawlings Homestead.