Ashburn House


An Intimate Bed & Breakfast

Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire

In the Monadnock Region of Southwest New Hampshire


David Maloof writing for the Boston Globe says “…Fitzwilliam might actually be the prettiest town in all of Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont…”

Whether you are vacationing in New Hampshire, visiting family or friends, or just need a change of venue, we invite you to experience an unhurried interlude with us, in the welcoming atmosphere of the Ashburn House.

Carole and Ken Beckwith                web_editorschoice
20 Upper Troy Road
Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire 03447

Historic Fitzwilliam is located in a region rich in hiking with the Metacomet Trail, Little Monadnock, Gap Mountain, and Grand Monadnock right in our back yard! Fitzwilliam is minutes from Franklin Pierce College, Keene State, and Antioch. Established children’s camps: Fleur de lis, Wak-lo, Wakoda, and others flourish in the area. Private schools: Hampshire, Dublin School, Winchendon School , High Mowing,
and more are minutes from our village. Antique shops abound here: Bloomin’ Antiques, Landy Antiques, Dennis and Dad, Old Glory…. treasures await you! There are a panoply of  dining opportunities: Fitzwilliam Inn,Ed’s Crossroads, Flip Side, Sunflowers, Monadnock Inn, Harlow’s, Nicola’s …the list goes on  ….. treasures await you!The Monadnock Region of New Hampshire is only a short drive from Boston, Connecticut or Vermont, about 1 1/2 hours from Cambridge,35 min to Brattleboro and 1 hour from Northhampton.

Our door is always open except on Thanksgiving and the Christmas holiday.

Crisp, Bright Early Fall

Our fabulous flowers: dahlias, rudibicia, daisies, l zinnias, hydrangeas, and now mums still impressive! This is an amazing time to climb in the Monadnock Region...temperatures are pleasanter, the air is crisp, and the colors emerging... Daily colorful birds flock our finch, purple finches, woodpeckers, cardinals, Audubon delight! In the early fall days there are many wonderful opportunities to get out on the water right here in town: Laurel Lake, Rockwood Pond, Scott Pond, Sip Pond, Sportsman's Pond...the list goes on! A fisher person's delight and great kayaking and paddle boarding! Ice Cream options abound in the region too..from Flipside in town, to Kimball's Farm, to Walpole, Rick's and more.... Peterborough Players : now playing: A Closer Walk with Patsy Kline through Sept 14: then: Hold These Truths: Sept 17-21 Colonial Theater: Keene: Aaron Neville Sept 19 Electric Folk Concerts: 646-522-3352 October 10-11: Open Studio Art Tours in region (watch for updates) Farmers Markets abound: Mon: Peterborough, Thurs: Rindge: Keene Market, Tracie's Farm in Fitzwilliam So many delicious restaurants to visit, plus music and outdoor venue down the road from the Ashburn House in Fitzwilliam... visit Cathedral of the Pines..10 min from the village....climb Gap, Grand Monadnock or Little Monadnock or just take a stroll around town. Come pick the plentiful berries at Monadncock Berries. Have children? Try Friendly Farm or Pickety Place... .....spend a night or the weekend at the Ashburn House and come experience the inspiring spirit of New Hampshire!