Directions & General Information
Directions for travel by car:
Our summer campus is located at High Mowing School in the southern New Hampshire town of Wilton, between Nashua and Keene. It is about 1.5 hours northwest of Boston and 45 minutes southwest of Manchester.
Please note that the official street address of our campus (222 Isaac Frye Highway) confuses many GPS systems. You can put in the address 335 Abbot Hill Road, Wilton NH, which will bring you to our driveway. If you search for us on Google maps, search for High Mowing School rather than our address.
From the east:
From the Boston Area Take Route 3 into New Hampshire and take Exit 8, “Monadnock Region and Route 101A.” In approximately eight miles, turn left to take Route 101/west to Wilton. After 5 miles you will encounter two traffic lights; turn left at the second one. Continue on Route 101/west for another 2 miles, passing through one traffic light. Watch for signs to the Pine Hill Waldorf Auditorium, Abbot Hill Road, and and High Mowing School. Turn left onto Abbot Hill Road. High Mowing is on the right, at the top of the hill, in 1.5 miles. The Main Building is straight ahead, with visitor parking to the right.
From Manchester Airport Follow the signs leading to Route 101. In two miles turn left onto Route 101 West. In approximately 20 miles, you will encounter two traffic lights; turn left at the second one. Continue on Route 101/west for another 2 miles, passing through one traffic light. Watch for signs to the Pine Hill Waldorf Auditorium, Abbot Hill Road, and High Mowing School. Turn left onto Abbot Hill Road. High Mowing is on the right, at the top of the hill, in 1.5 miles. The Main Building is straight ahead, with visitor parking to the right.
From the west:
Take Route 101/east to Wilton. Watch for signs to the Pine Hill Waldorf Auditorium, Abbot Hill Road, and High Mowing School. Turn right onto Abbot Hill Road. High Mowing is on the right, at the top of the hill, in 1.5 miles. The Main Building is straight ahead, with visitor parking to the right.
Directions for travel by air:
The closest airport is in Manchester, NH (MHT) making it the easiest and best choice for air travel. Logan International Airport (BOS) in Boston is also an option.
From either airport there is van service leaving every half hour through Flightline Airport Service . Reservations should be made in advance. (Prepayment by credit card is now required 7 business days prior to reservation.) Please contact the website for terms & conditions, prices etc. They will take you as far as Milford, NH (the town next to Wilton) and from there you can get a local taxi to High Mowing or perhaps contact a friend to pick you up. (Milford Taxi 672-3344)
Another cost-effective way to get to Wilton from Logan International Airport (BOS) or Boston South Station is Boston Express Bus. You will be going to Nashua Exit 8 station. You may pre-pay and print at home tickets valid on any bus on the schedule. Fares are: Adult One Way – $18.00 or Adult Round Trip – $32.00.
Local Taxi and Limo Services
Jane’s Airport Transport: Owned by Jane Billings who will drive directly to High Mowing from any of the following airports: Manchester ($80), Logan ($160) or Bradley ($200) email: [email protected] (write “transport needed” in subject line) Phone number for initial contact: (603-525-4641). Cell phone number for calling upon arrival at airport: (603-547-0665)
LA Limousine, Wilton, NH (1-800-370-2225) provides service from either airport. Contact for current rates. Ask for Tina or Sara ([email protected]).
Silver Chariot, Personal Transportation and Concierge Services David McCray. Operations Manager: [email protected] 603-424-2181
For full listing of taxis and car services from Manchester, NH (MHT) please visit their Ground Transportation page.
Please have your mail addressed to: CENTER FOR ANTHROPOSOPHY, PO Box 545, Wilton, NH, 03086, Attention: < your name > Mail will be picked-up and delivered daily, Monday through Friday, in the lobby of the main building at High Mowing. Bring your own stamps ahead of time. Please note that mail should not be addressed to High Mowing School, even if you are resident in a dormitory.
In case you are using UPS or Fedex use “your name” c/o CfA at High Mowing School, 222 Isaac Frye Hwy., Wilton, NH 03086
Internet Access: There are desktop PC’s with high-speed internet access available for your use in the High Mowing library. Public access Wi-Fi network is available throughout the Science & Library buildings and anywhere in between, but not in the dorms.
Health and Emergencies:
First Aid: First aid supplies are kept in the CfA office at High Mowing, and the Antioch Summer Program Office at Pine Hill. Additional first aid cabinets are located in the lobby of each dorm building. Our campus store, Color Shop & More, also has first aid products for purchase.
If a student requires non-urgent medical care and needs transportation, drivers may offer to volunteer at their own liability. If a volunteer is not able to provide transportation, we suggest calling Milford Taxi at (603) 672-3344. Unfortunately, neither CfA nor Antioch University staff or faculty are allowed to transport students.
In case of Emergency, please call 911
Public Safety Numbers:
- Wilton Police Department: 654-9452
- Wilton Fire Department: 654-6758
- NH State Police (Milford):672-3333
- Wilton Ambulance: 654-2222
- Milford Area Communication Center (“MACC Base” Dispatcher): 673-1414
- Poison Control: 1-800-222-1222
Non-Emergency Health Information and Contact Info/Directions to Local Hospitals:
- Elliott Hospital On-Call (24 hr, free “advice” from RNs) 1-800-235-5468
- Milford Medical Center/St Joseph’s Hospital (15 minutes from High Mowing, open 7am to 11pm daily) 442 Nashua St, Milford 603-673-5623 Directions: Make a left out of the driveway onto Abbot Hill Rd, traveling south. Turn right on NH-Rt 101/Gibbons Hwy. Continue heading east on Rt 101 to intersection of 101 and 101A. Continue straight onto 101A east. At traffic circle (Milford Oval) follow signs to stay on 101 A. Hospital is 1 mile further on the left.
- Monadnock Community Hospital (20 minutes from High Mowing, open 24 hours), 452 Old Street Road, Peterborough, 603-924-7191 Directions: Make a left out of the driveway onto Abbot Hill Rd, traveling south) Turn left on NH-Rt 101/Gibbons Hwy. Continuing heading west on Rt 101 for 9.5 miles. Turn right at Old Street Road. Hospital is 1.7 miles further on left.
Books, supplies and other things to bring:
— Remember to purchase and bring all books and supplies listed on your syllabi.
— Selected books will be available for sale in the Waldorf Program office.
— Please bring your own towel and washcloth. We suggest you bring an extra blanket, your
favorite pillow, a table lamp, and other small items to make your room more functional and attractive.
Sheets and pillowcases provided are cotton / polyester mix, if you prefer 100% cotton please bring your own.
— In addition to a calling card or prepaid phone card, it would be very helpful if you brought an
ample supply of quarters for your laundry and postage stamps for your letters.
The following is an additional list of suggested items to bring, or helpful things to know, based on feedback from students and past experience (written in random order):
- rain gear
- knap sack / book bag
- water bottles
- mug, bowl, and spoon
- students do their own cooking on weekends
- plain white paper
- colored pencils
- notebooks and folders
- desk lamp (very important) If flying from afar you may borrow one from the campus office
- fan (If flying from afar you may borrow one from the campus office )
- loose, comfortable clothing (to be used for eurythmy)
- eurythmy shoes (can be purchased at the Summer Program Office)
- bug repellent
- quarters for laundry and dryers (available in each dorm)
- bathing suit & beach towel (High Mowing towels are not for using at the pool.)
- bathrobe and flip-flops
- your favorite tea
During the five weeks that our programs are in session, there will be a small store on campus complete with art supplies, toys, gifts, and many books.
Prior to the summer session
— Tuition, Housing & Meals questions call — Milan Daler, Administrator at (603) 654-2566
— Program questions call – Douglas Gerwin, Program Chair (413) 549-5934