Your Rustic Wedding Awaits

Cardigan Lodge is set on a 1,200-acre reservation owned by the Appalachian Mountain Club and features a peaceful, idyllic location less than 2 hours from Boston. Surrounded by quiet forests, waterfalls, a swimming pond, and more than 50 miles of nature trails, this is the perfect destination for couples that want a romantic setting to celebrate their love of the outdoors. Packages include a private destination for a ceremony and reception, as well as lodging and meals for guests. Cardigan offers a choice of private rooms with private bath, private bunk rooms with shared bath, and individual and group walk-in tent sites.

Let the planning begin…

Interested in hosting your wedding at Cardigan Lodge? Give us a call at (603) 466-2727 or reach out via email

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Photos: AMW Studios & Mark Bolton Photography


Cardigan Lodge offers picturesque indoor and outdoor spaces for your special day. Whether you are planning an al fresco summer soiree, intimate fireside ceremony, or something in between, Cardigan allows you to customize the wedding of your dreams. This historic setting features cozy library and fireplace niches inside as well as abundant outdoor options including patio space, porch, and fire pit on the surrounding grounds. The lodge can accommodate up to 100 guests.



Outdoor Event Space
Covered Outdoor Space
Indoor Event Space
Reception Area
Ceremony Area
Dressing Room
On-Site Accommodations
Wireless Internet


This list features some of our favorite and trusted local merchants. We are also happy help you find other regional suppliers tailored to your needs:

Equipment Rental

Taylor Rental

Rte. 3
Belmont, NH
(603) 524-5553



584 Tenney Mountain Hwy
Plymouth, NH 03264
(603) 536-8111


Anderson’s Bakery
61 Main St.
Plymouth, NH
(603) 536-2669

Cakes by the Lake
30 Fairway Heights, Center Harbor, NH 03226
(603) 279-1456


Mark Bolton Photography

AMW Studios (note: based in Asheville, NC)

Geoff Hansen


Curt’s Caterers

21 Meadowbrook Lane #2
Gilford, NH 03249

Common Man Inn & Spa

231 Main St.
Plymouth, NH
(603) 536-2200

Our chef is excited to work with you to design a menu that’s reflective of your tastes.
Here’s a sample of some recent creations to start the conversation…

Hors d’Oeuvres

Crab stuffed mushrooms
Baked brie with raspberries
Chicken Tikka Masala
Blue cheese dip with crudites
Assorted cheeses and cracker medley


Buttermilk cheddar broccoli
Smoky clam chowder
Fire-roasted vegetable


Mesclun greens with raspberrry vinagrette
Caesar salad
Spring Greens with cranberries and honey walnuts with a light cranberry walnut dressing
Tomato basil mozzarella
Iceberg and red leaf, mushrooms, artichoke hearts, purple onion, and grated Romano and Parmesan cheeses


Chicken Cardigan (chicken crusted with sour cream, lemon, and paprika)
Lasagna (vegetarian)
6 hour dry rub slow roasted BBQ pork
Pan roasted shrimp with toasted garlic
Mesquite grilled steak
Mushroom en croute chicken (portobello and white button in a rich Marsala demi-glace)
Poached salmon with a cucumber-dill sauce or Dijon-dill sauce


Cheese and spinach stuffed shells with arrabbiata sauce
Grilled portobello mushroom cap with herbed goat cheese and roasted red peppers
Tortellini with an aromatic spinach pesto
Thai pumpkin curry
Grilled summer salad with eggplant, zucchini, peppers, and mushrooms
Pasta bow tie salad with sun dried tomatoes, olives, pine nuts, fresh basil, and olive oil


Red potatoes with rosemary
Prince Edward Island vegetable medley
Herb-infused Basmati rice
Haricots verts with almonds
Roasted garlic red potatoes
Zippy coleslaw

Homemade Breads

Honey oatmeal
Sunflower seed
Fresh hot cornbread
Bailey Creek biscuits


Homemade apple pie with ice cream and sharp cheddar
Graham cracker crust fresh blueberry pie
Ginger spice cake
Nutmeg pudding with blueberries
White chocolate and raspberry bread pudding