Directions

The AMC’s Cardigan Lodge is located at 774 Shem Valley Road in Alexandria, N.H. Below are the recommended directions followed by approximate driving times.

WARNING:

Google Maps, Apple Maps and even GPSs can sometimes have a hard time finding this place and there is NO CELL RECEPTION near the wedding venue, so you should read the driving directions carefully and print them out. If you need to use a digital map you need to put in the street address “774 Shem Valley Road, Alexandria, N.H.”. You SHOULD NOT use the AMC Cardigan Lodge pin that is built into the machine.

For more information please call 603-466-2727, Monday to Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For emergency contact at Cardigan Lodge, call 603-744-8011.

From Boston and Manchester New Hampshire:

  1. Take Interstate 93 North to Route 104 West (Exit 23, New Hampton, N.H.).
  2. Take Route 104 West about six miles to Route 3A North in Bristol, N.H.
  3. Take Route 3A North toward Plymouth for 2.1 miles.
  4. Turn left onto West Shore Road at the blinking light (Our Lady of Grace stone church is on the far left corner).
  5. Proceed 1.9 miles and then go straight onto Cardigan Mountain Road where West Shore Road turns right.
  6. Go 1 mile on Cardigan Mountain Road, then turn left onto North Road.
  7. Go 1 mile on North Road, then right onto Washburn Road in Alexandria, N.H.
  8. Go 200 yards and bear right onto Mount Cardigan Road.
  9. Follow Mount Cardigan Road for 3.6 miles, and stay left at the intersection with Brook Road.
  10. Take Shem Valley Road 1.5 miles to Cardigan Lodge (stay right at the fork in the road at 100 yards).

From New York City:

  1. Take Interstate 95 North (Connecticut Turnpike) to Interstate 91 North (by New Haven, Conn.).
  2. Take Interstate 91 North into Vermont to Interstate 89 South (near White River Junction, Vt.).
  3. Take Interstate 89 South to Route 4 East (Exit 17, Enfield, N.H.).
  4. Take Route 4 East for 25 miles to Danbury, N.H.
  5. In Danbury, take Route 104 East for 5.5 miles.
  6. Turn left onto Cass Mill Road and go about 3.5 miles.
  7. Turn right onto Washburn Road.
  8. Cross a bridge, then take the first left onto Mount Cardigan Road.
  9. Follow Mount Cardigan Road for 3.6 miles, and stay left at the intersection with Brook Road.
  10. Take Shem Valley Road 1.5 miles to Cardigan Lodge (stay right at the fork in the road at 100 yards).

From Burlington:

  1. Take Interstate 89 South to Route 4 East (Exit 17, Enfield, N.H.).
  2. Take Route 4 East for 25 miles to Danbury, N.H.
  3. In Danbury, take Route 104 East for 5.5 miles.
  4. Turn left onto Cass Mill Road and go about 3.5 miles.
  5. Turn right onto Washburn Road.
  6. Cross a bridge, then take the first left onto Mount Cardigan Road.
  7. Follow Mount Cardigan Road for 3.6 miles, and stay left at the intersection with Brook Road.
  8. Take Shem Valley Road 1.5 miles to Cardigan Lodge (stay right at the fork in the road at 100 yards).

Approximate driving times to Cardigan
Times may vary greatly depending on driving style, traffic, and road conditions:

  • From Boston – two to two and a half hours.
  • From Manchester, New Hampshire – an hour and a half
  • From Burlington – three hours
  • From New York – six to seven hours.

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