Located at the foothills of the White Mountains in Franklin NH bordering Webster Lake, Aiken Manor offers year-round activities and relaxation. Start your day at our historical inn with our renowned complimentary breakfast. Explore our 5 scenic acres that include a private beach, outdoor grill, kayaks, paddle boats and a screened-in gazebo. Bike, hike, snowmobile, or cross country ski on the 57-mile Northern Rail Trail (https://fnrt.org) -directly accessible from the property. Shop at the Tanger Outlet Shopping Center (https://www.tangeroutlet.com/tilton/stores) in neighboring Tilton. Ice fishing on Webster lake, snowshoeing on the Northern Rail trail, or skiing at nearby Ragged Mountain (https://www.raggedmountainresort.com) are just a few activities for winter sports enthusiasts. The Libray Suit is pet-friendly Your stay at Aiken Manor will truly be a one-of-a-kind experience.
Warren has worked as a chef since age 16 at the prestigious Red Lion Inn, in Cohasset, MA. He was also the banquet chef at the Lafayette Hotel in Boston. Later in his cooking career he attended and graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in Poughkeepsie, NY.
Yvonne trained in Switzerland as a Swiss pastry chef. She moved to the United States in 1989 as an exchange student. She met Warren while working at the Ritz Carlton in Philadelphia. They moved back to Boston and ended up working at the Weston Golf Club as a Chef and Pastry chef.
In 1994, they opened a 120 seat breakfast and lunch restaurant in Plainville, Massachusetts and just recently sold it in 2019. After owning the popular breakfast and lunch restaurant for over 25 years, they had a dream to own a Bed and Breakfast in New Hampshire, and they knew they wanted to keep working together. Through much hard work and effort, their dream of owning a Bed & Breakfast finally came true.
With Aiken Manor, they found their new home and can't wait to share it with you!
3 Guest Rooms