A New England Escape with a New Orleans Touch

Historic Lakeside New England Inn Surrounded by Adventure!

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Relax, Unwind, Connect.

Follansbee Inn, an historic lakeside bed & breakfast situated on the banks of beautiful Kezar Lake, boasts 18 individually decorated guest rooms, each with a private, en suite bathroom. Follansbee is located in the quiet village of North Sutton just south of New London in the Sunapee/Dartmouth region of New Hampshire, an area known far and wide for year round activities including canoeing, kayaking, sailing, fishing, hiking, leaf peeping, downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling to name but a few. For winter sports enthusiasts Follansbee is mere minutes from Mount Sunapee and Ragged Mountain, two of the finest New Hampshire ski resorts. Cross country skiers, snowshoe enthusiasts, and snowmobilers can begin their recreation outside the front door of Follansbee Inn. In the spring, summer, and fall Follansbee guests can appreciate beautiful Kezar Lake while enjoying unlimited free use of the Inn's kayaks, canoes, rowboat, sailboat, and bicycles. Indeed, for generations guests have come to Follansbee Inn  to relax, to unwind, and to enjoy an active, natural, and environmentally friendly vacation.

Enjoy a 360 degree tour of our downstairs, common rooms.

For more ideas on the best area things to visit in New London, Sunapee, and nearby, explore our website or give us a call. Interested in seeing Fall Foliage? September and October are also ideal for hiking the surrounding area.  And great nights follow great days.  Spend time in our lounge, in our lakefront swing or hammock, or staying warm by our cozy fireplaces in the winter.

Our guests enjoy a delicious and hearty breakfast, influenced by the Innkeeper's Louisiana heritage. Entrees range from down home cookin' (baked cheese grits, praline bacon, asparagus, goat cheese and caramelized onion frittatas, Angel Biscuits, homemade donuts, homemade sausage. . . . Guests can choose to dine alone at one of our two-top tables, or dine with a group of four to eight at one of our larger dining tables.

Proctor Academy 2016 Fall Family WeekendEnjoy time with your student at Proctor's 2016 Fall Family Weekend October 13 through 18 while staying at Follansbee Inn, a beautiful, historic inn located a mere 11 miles from the Proctor campus. You'll start your days with a delicious, hearty breakfast and should you have free time you can use our kayaks, canoes, or rowboat to tour Kezar Lake, or you can choose to make the beautiful three mile walk around the lake.

Fall Foliage Festival. Since 1947, the people of Warner have hosted the Warner Fall Foliage Festival and to welcome old and new friends to our community. The Festival is Warner's invitation to share the natural splendor of New Hampshire's vibrant autumn colors while enjoying the entertainment and events on Warner's main street. 

It's autumn in New Hampshire and that means glorious foliage, cool days, and plenty of clean mountain air...perfect for hiking, biking, and leaf peeping. Explore back roads where farm stands are piled high with crunchy apples, fresh pressed cider, and pumpkins ready for carving. And to make yours a memorable trip add a stay at beautiful Follansbee Inn where you can relax in front of a cozy fire or watch the sun set over Kezar Lake from our dock. Choose one of our special packages: that run from September 12 to October 21:

  • Autumn Tapestry Package. Three nights that start with a visit to Canterbury Shaker Village, a National Historic Landmark, followed the next day by a trip to St. Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish, NH and from there, cross America’s longest covered bridge to Windsor Vermont. In Windsor enjoy Artisan Park where you can visit Harpoon Brewery, a distillery, a cheese shop, or Simon Pearce glass and pottery workshop where you can watch artists handcraft beautiful glassware and pottery. The Autumn Tapestry Package (including tickets to Canterbury Village and St. Gaudens) start at $465 (plus tax) for a standard room.
  • Paddle Away Package. Two nights at Follansbee Inn where you'll spend a day on Kezar Lake using the inn's kayaks, canoes, row boat, or sailboat. Venture to Blueberry Island where you are likely to see our resident bald eagles and our Loon family with two chicks. Paddle Away Packages start at $230 per couple (plus tax).
  • New England Mountain High Package. Spend two nights at Follansbee Inn with one day devoted to hiking one of the beautiful, local peaks, such as Kearsarge Mountain or Lake Solitude on Sunapee Mountain, to enjoy breathtaking views of the fall foliage. New England Mountain High Packages start at $230 per couple (plus tax).

Packages run from September 12 to October 21.


Nov. 23-27, 2016

Escape for an idyllic fall getaway this holiday at a lakeside New Hampshire country inn. Set aside your fears of all the dinner prep and busy holiday traffic and focus on the true meaning of the season.

Wednesday’s arrival leaves you plenty of time for relaxing. Take a scenic walk around Kezar Lake, or relax and curl up by a cozy fire.

Thursday’s Thanksgiving dinner with all the traditional New England trimmings will be served at The Millstone Restaurant at 74 Main in New London.

On Friday you can peruse the quaint little shops and boutiques in New London or the outlets in Tilton before returning to the Inn for a “wrapping party” while enjoying hot mulled cider and hors d’oeuvres.

Come gather with us on Saturday afternoon as we get in the holiday spirit while we put up the Christmas garland and trim the trees… then savor an early evening supper . Your reward for a job well done!

Package includes:

~4 nights accommodations in a standard room

~Delicious, hearty breakfast each morning

~$75 gift certificate for Thanksgiving at the Millstone Restaurant

~Friday evening wrapping party with ribbon, wrapping paper and bows

~Hot mulled cider and hors d'oeuvres on Friday evening

~Saturday evening authentic Cajun chicken and sausage gumbo dinner and all the fixings with the innkeeper after decorating

 Rates start at $620 per couple for a standard  room.

Bike the Northern Rail Trail. We are ecstatic over a new adventure opportunity for our guests. Follow the link below for details.



Follansbee Inn

  • Delicious, Louisiana inspired Breakfasts are included with every stay
  • Feel free to borrow our Bicycles, Kayaks, Canoes, Sailboat & Snowshoes
  • Free WiFi allows you to stay (somewhat) connected
  • Private Bathrooms in every room

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