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Grove & Main Antiques, Grove St., Peterborough, N.H.
Depot Park, Depot Square, Peterborough, N.H.
Nubanusit Brook & waterfall next to Putnam Park, Grove St., Peterborough, N.H.

Peterborough, New Hampshire, in the southern New Hampshire Monadnock region is a small shopping village with mountain, river and waterfall views. (Read More)


Depot Square, Main Street and Grove Street have several shops and eateries. You can find antiques, home decor, handmade rugs, art work, crafts, jewelry, apparel and accessories. Walk to independent shops, and a bookstore with some outdoor seating. There are several places to have a meal, a chocolate cafe, and a chocolate shop. The Mariposa Museum has exhibits promoting cultural unity, including interactive exhibits for children. In October and December, Peterborough businesses hold special shopping events. Drive 7 miles southwest to Jaffrey which has a handful of independent stores to explore. Small and compact, Peterborough is a pretty town that feels worlds away. Enjoy a day trip or getaway to visit the independent shops amidst beautiful mountain scenery. (Less)


Peterborough, N.H.

Peterborough, New Hampshire, in the southern New Hampshire Monadnock region is a small shopping village with mountain, river and waterfall views. Depot Square, Main Street and Grove Street have several shops and eateries. You can find antiques, home decor, handmade rugs, art work, crafts, jewelry, apparel and accessories. Walk to independent shops, and a bookstore with some outdoor seating. There are several places to have a meal, a chocolate cafe, and a chocolate shop. The Mariposa Museum has exhibits promoting cultural unity, including interactive exhibits for children. In October and December, Peterborough businesses hold special shopping events. Drive 7 miles southwest to Jaffrey which has a handful of independent stores to explore. Small and compact, Peterborough is a pretty town that feels worlds away. Enjoy a day trip or getaway to visit the independent shops amidst beautiful mountain scenery.

Shops
Peterborough
Alice Blue Boutique - women's clothing, accessories and jewelry; sweaters, jackets, shawls; 10 School St. 603-924-6520WEBSITE
Ava Marie - handmade chocolates made on premises; gift boxes, hot chocolate disks, ice cream, candy; 43 Grove St. 603-924-5993WEBSITE
Bowerbird & Friends - gifts, antiques, home decor; 16 Depot Square 603-924-2550WEBSITE
Cultural Cocoon - crafts, textiles, artwork, decor, accessories, jewelry made by international artisans; 32 Main St. 603-784-5585WEBSITE
Dogs on Depot - pet supplies, treats, accessories; grooming services; hourly pet-sitting; 20 Depot St. 978-386-0992WEBSITE
Fry Fine Art - fine art gallery; also handcrafted rugs and furniture; antiques, custom frames; 36 Grove St. 603-784-5420WEBSITE
Gaia's Blessing - crystals, jewelry, incense, gifts; 1 Summer St. 603-567-7155WEBSITE
Grove & Main Antiques - antiques, textiles, gifts, candles, soaps, candles, decor, pottery, kitchen items; French and Swedish enamelware; 44 Grove St. 603-933-0639WEBSITE
Hobb's Quality Jewelers - gemstone and diamond jewelry, plus watches and fine gifts; also, custom pieces; 20-30 Depot St. 603-924-3086WEBSITE
Joseph's Coat - fair trade items, jewelry, scarves, accessories; 32 Grove St. 603-924-6683WEBSITE
Knitty Gritty Yarn Shop - locally made yarn plus supplies for knitting and crocheting; events, classes; 16 Depot St. 603-924-2028WEBSITE
Maggie's Marketplace - community health food store carrying organic and gluten free foods; also, vitamins, supplements, essential oils, cold remedies, items for the kitchen; 14 Main St. 603-924-7671WEBSITE
Magical Flute Child - MOVED to Amherst, N.H.; locally owned toy shop; 99 Grove St. 603-924-2101WEBSITE
Miranda's On Main - women's clothing boutique; accessories, handmade jewelry; 28 Main St. 603-924-9681WEBSITE
Monadnock Oil & Vinegar Co. - olive oils, vinegars, honey, pickles; 43 Grove St. 603-784-5175WEBSITE
New England Art Exchange - fine arts gallery; paintings, prints, sculpture, photography; 14-20 Depot St. 603-784-5311WEBSITE
Peterboro Basket Co. - American made baskets; large selections of sizes and uses; online store; factory store 1 mile south; 130 Grove St. 603-924-3861WEBSITE
Peterborough Art Academy - art supplies, gallery, classes, kids' camps; 19 Depot St. 603-924-4488WEBSITE
ReMarkable Shop - antiques, home decor, vintage finds, gift, apparel, accessories; 5 Main St. 603-924-0275WEBSITE
Sarah's Hat Boxes - MOVED to Hancock, 7 miles north; high quality hat boxes manufactured onsite; custom creations for individuals and groups; 141 Forest Rd., Hancock 603-924-3802WEBSITE
Sharon Arts Downtown - gallery with artists' work on display; 20 Depot St. 603-836-2591WEBSITE
Steele's Stationers - stationery, cards, picture frames, albums, gifts, newspapers, magazines, cigars; 40 Main St. 603-924-7203WEBSITE
Toadstool Bookshop - independent bookstore w/cafe; new and used books; new & used cd's, videos; online store; 12 Depot Square 603-924-3543WEBSITE
Treat Goods - pet treats, toys, products; plus pet themed gifts and novelties now located at Bowerbird & Friends; 16 School St. 603-784-5448WEBSITE
Tribal Rugs By Hand - handmade wool, tribal and Persian rugs; 18 School St. 603-924-4488WEBSITE
Trumpet Fine Arts Gallery - fine arts gallery showcasing paintings as well as mixed media works, sculpture, whimsical crafts, wood creations; special events; 8 Grove St. 603-924-9862WEBSITE
Twelve Pine - food, gifts, kitchen items, wine, jelly, syrup, sandwiches, prepared foods; 11 School St. 603-924-6140WEBSITE
Underneath It All - lingerie, sleepwear, apparel, gifts, cards, accessories; 20-10 Depot St. 603-924-3757WEBSITE
Vicuna Chocolate Factory & Cafe - handmade chocolate bars; cafe serving chocolate beverages, specialty coffees, baked goods, gluten free options; scheduled factory tours; 15 Main St., Peterborough 603-924-2040WEBSITE
Wisteria Cottage - antiques, home decor, garden items, home and personal accessories, gifts, jewelry, wall art; 10B School St. 603-567-7187WEBSITE
Jaffrey
Escape Hatch Books - bookstore and comic shop; games too; 27 Main St., Jaffrey WEBSITE
Kimball Farm Ice Cream & Restaurant - country store; food and ice cream; check hours and seasonal schedule; 158 Turnpike Rd., Jaffrey 603-532-5765WEBSITE
Melamine Cup - mid-century modern antiques; 105 Peterborough St., Jaffrey 603-532-4900WEBSITE
New England Everyday Goods - local products and unique gift items; 16 Coll's Farm Rd., Jaffrey 603-532-8600WEBSITE
Sunflowers Restaurant - breakfast, lunch, dinner and brunch restaurant; baked goods, gluten free choices; also, dinners to go; 21 Main St., Jaffrey 603-593-3303WEBSITE
Terrapin Glassblowing Studio - glass blowing studio; tours, demonstrations, classes; pendants, ornaments, gifts, vases, memorials; 79 Hadley Rd., Jaffrey 603-593-5073WEBSITE

First Friday's in Downtown Peterborough - special shopping, community and restaurant events held monthly throughout the year WEBSITE

General Information
Foliage Info - yankeefoliage.com; Yankee Magazine's foliage information website; photos, drives, maps, reportsWEBSITE
Peterborough Chamber of Commerce - peterboroughchamber.com; visitor info, events, photos, business directoryWEBSITE
Peterborough Shopping & Dining - shoppeterboroughnh.com; Depot Square website; shops, restaurants, events, arts, activitiesWEBSITE
Peterborough Town Website - www.townofpeterborough.com; town website, announcements; mobile app walking tourWEBSITE

Restaurants
Aesop's Tables - cafe serving coffee, breakfast and lunch meals; located inside Toadstool Bookshop; 12 Depot Sq., Peterborough 603-924-1612WEBSITE
Baker's Station - coffee shop, baked goods from chef next door at Waterhouse Restaurant; 18 Depot Square, Peterborough 603-784-5653WEBSITE
Cooper's Hill Public House - Irish pub serving locally sourced meals and libations; live music; 6 School St., Peterborough 603-371-9036WEBSITE
Harlow's Pub - pub and restaurant; lunch and dinner; live music nights; 3 School St., Peterborough 603-924-6365WEBSITE
Kimball Farm Ice Cream & Restaurant - country store; food and ice cream; check hours and seasonal schedule; 158 Turnpike Rd., Jaffrey 603-532-5765WEBSITE
Nonie's Restaurant & Bakery - all day breakfast; also, lunch, dinner, fresh baked goods; lunch specials; 28 Grove St., Peterborough 603-924-3451WEBSITE
Parker House Coffee - coffee cafe serving their own roasted coffee and specialty hot beverages; 2 1/2 miles from downtown Peterborough; 166 Hancock Rd., Peterborough 603-784-5597WEBSITE
Pearl Restaurant and Oyster Bar - unique and varied dinner menu, including oysters, seafood, steak, Asian; gluten free menu; also, desserts; located at Monadnock Community Plaza 1 mile south of downtown; 1 Jaffrey Rd., Peterborough 603-924-5225WEBSITE
Peterborough Diner - historic 1950's Worcester Lunch Car Diner; serving breakfast and lunch daily; kids menu, desserts; 10 Depot St., Peterborough 603-924-6202WEBSITE
Sunflowers Restaurant - breakfast, lunch, dinner and brunch restaurant; baked goods, gluten free choices; also, dinners to go; 21 Main St., Jaffrey 603-593-3303WEBSITE
Thai Cafe - lunch and dinner Thai food restaurant; 43 Grove St., Peterborough 603-784-5448WEBSITE
Vicuna Chocolate Factory & Cafe - handmade chocolate bars; cafe serving chocolate beverages, specialty coffees, baked goods, gluten free options; scheduled factory tours; 15 Main St., Peterborough 603-924-2040WEBSITE
Waterhouse - lunch, light fare, dessert and dinner menus; also, Sunday brunch; located at Depot Sq., locally sourced ingredients, seasonal patio, river view; 18 Depot St., Peterborough 603-924-4001WEBSITE
Welden's Bantam Grill - lunch and dinner restaurant serving American and Italian dishes; gluten free options; also, desserts; located at Monadnock Community Plaza 1 mile south of downtown; 1 Jaffrey Rd., Peterborough 603-924-6633WEBSITE

Accommodations
Inn at East Hill Farm - family friendly farm inn and resort; 460 Monadnock St., Troy 603-242-6495WEBSITE
Jack Daniels Motor Inn - cont. brkfst., some pet friendly rooms; 7/10 mile walk to town; 80 Concord St., Peterborough 603-924-7548WEBSITE
Little River B&B - four room historic B&B; some rooms with river views, fireplaces; 184 Union St., Peterborough 603-924-3280WEBSITE
Monadnock Inn - eleven room historic inn; breakfast included at inn's restaurant; 379 Main St., Jaffrey 603-532-7800WEBSITE

Bowerbird and Friends, Depot Square, Peterborough, N.H.
Bowerbird and Friends, Depot Square, Peterborough, N.H.

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Treat Goods, School St., Depot Square, Peterborough, N.H.
Treat Goods, School St., Depot Square, Peterborough, N.H.

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Tribals Rugs By Hand, School St., Depot Square, Peterborough, N.H.
Tribals Rugs By Hand, School St., Depot Square, Peterborough, N.H.

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Peterborough Art Academy, Depot Square, Peterborough, N.H.
Peterborough Art Academy, Depot Square, Peterborough, N.H.

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Baker's Station, Depot Square, Peterborough, N.H.
Baker's Station, Depot Square, Peterborough, N.H.

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Waterhouse Restaurant, Depot Square, Peterborough, N.H.
Waterhouse Restaurant, Depot Square, Peterborough, N.H.

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Twelve Pine, Depot Square, Peterborough, N.H.
Twelve Pine, Depot Square, Peterborough, N.H.

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Sharon Arts, Grove St., Depot Square, Peterborough, N.H.
Sharon Arts, Grove St., Depot Square, Peterborough, N.H.

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Maggie's Market, Main St., Peterborough, N.H.
Maggie's Market, Main St., Peterborough, N.H.

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Joseph's Coat, Grove St., Peterborough, N.H.
Joseph's Coat, Grove St., Peterborough, N.H.

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Ava Marie Chocolates, Grove St., Peterborough, N.H.
Ava Marie Chocolates, Grove St., Peterborough, N.H.

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Hobbs Jewelers, Depot Square, Peterborough, N.H.
Hobbs Jewelers, Depot Square, Peterborough, N.H.

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Nubanusit Brook and waterfall, Grove St., Peterborough, N.H.
Nubanusit Brook and waterfall, Grove St., Peterborough, N.H.
Putnam Park, next to waterfall, Grove St., Peterborough, N.H.
Putnam Park, next to waterfall, Grove St., Peterborough, N.H.

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Monadnock Oil & Vinegar, Grove St., Peterborough, N.H.
Monadnock Oil & Vinegar, Grove St., Peterborough, N.H.

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Toadstool Bookshop and Aesop's Tables Cafe, Depot Square, Peterborough, N.H.
Toadstool Bookshop and Aesop's Tables Cafe, Depot Square, Peterborough, N.H.

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Depot Park, next to Depot Square, Peterborough, N.H.
Depot Park, next to Depot Square, Peterborough, N.H.

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Unitarian Universalist Church and Mariposa Museum, Depot and Main Streets, Peterborough, N.H.
Unitarian Universalist Church and Mariposa Museum, Depot and Main Streets, Peterborough, N.H.

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Nubanusit Brook view from Grove St. near waterfall, Peterborough, N.H.
Nubanusit Brook view from Grove St. near waterfall, Peterborough, N.H.
Peterborough area views, New Hampshire
Peterborough area views, New Hampshire

Depot Square shops, Depot Street, Peterborough, N.H.
Depot Square shops, Depot Street, Peterborough, N.H.