What could be more rustic than saying “I Do” in a beautiful venue located in historic New England? In case you have forgotten your elementary school geography, New England is made up of 6 states: Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Connecticut. Since we know our readers are always on the hunt for great rustic wedding locations we thought it would be fun to group together some of what we think are the best rustic wedding venues in New England all in one post. To see more venues check out our Rustic Wedding Guide!
The Barn On Walnut Hill – Maine
The Barn on Walnut Hill, an exquisite 1887 Maine barn and farmhouse that marries rusticity with refinement, provides a setting for your guests that is at once simply elegant and elegantly simple.Located on four estate-like acres 20 minutes north of Portland in North Yarmouth, Maine, The Barn on Walnut Hill is a rare venue that incorporates an exceptional event space and gracious accommodations on one property. Hosting at The Barn will make your event—whether large, small, or somewhere in-between—a truly remarkable experience.
The Barn at Hardy Farm – Maine
Originally built in 1750, Hardy Farm has been completely renovated to capture the spirit of the rustic homestead with elegant modern details that bring the space to life. The c.1835 barn is the perfect place to host your inspired wedding reception or event. The open and modern space has dramatic double stairs that climb to the wrap-around mezzanine. The mezzanine overlooks the entire barn and creates intimate nooks for conversation and additional bar and seating areas. See an inspiration shoot from this location.
West Monitor Barn – Vermont
Nestled within the Green Mountains , the West Monitor Barn forms the centerpiece for the quintessential Vermont wedding reception, rehearsal dinner, or anniversary celebration for all couples. Originally built in 1903, the barn was carefully reconstructed using 40% of its original timbers. The magnificent post and beam interior lends itself to your imagination; play off of the barn’s unique and simple charm, or create a rustically elegant reception by adding your own personal touch.
Equinox Resort – Vermont
You want your special day to be absolutely spectacular. And there’s no better location than Vermont’s own Equinox. The Equinox offers the ideal romantic setting, with idyllic outdoor gardens nestled in the shadow of the beautiful Green Mountains. Say “I do” during a grand country affair, a themed event, or an intimate personal celebration.
Lakefalls Lodge – New Hampshire
Built at the height of the Adirondack “great camp” era, Lakefalls is a 250 acre private estate that adjoins more than 10,000 acres of woodland under conservation easement. Complete with an historic Adirondack style lodge, a private lake, a dramatic waterfall, and a stone walled garden with viewing turrets, Lakefalls offers a truly unique venue your special occasion.
Bluewater Farm – New Hampshire
Andover is a small rural community. It is an unspoiled place where nature seems pretty undisturbed by our presence. The Lodge is available for larger gatherings, celebrations, weddings, reunions or corporate retreats. With canoes and rowboats and lots of room for you to slow down and relax, this venue is magical. See more from an amazing real wedding at this location!
Mount Hope Farm – Rhode Island
Built in 1745 with additions over the years, the Governor Bradford House is ideal for intimate dinners or cocktail receptions for up to 50 guests. The adjoining terrace may be tented to accommodate additional guests for dinner or cocktails.
Sweet Berry Farm – Rhode Island
Sweet Berry Farm is Newport County’s newest premier green venue. A working farm with approximately 80 of its 100 acres under cultivation, it is conserved through a partnership with the Aquidneck Land Trust. Just minutes from downtown Newport, it is the perfect natural setting to host your special event. Overlooking Aquidneck Island, Sweet Berry Farm provides use of three different locations: (1) the Orchard Field, bordered by apple and peach orchards, picturesque curly willow trees, a post-and-beam Barn, and sloping fields; (2) the Orchard Row, situated between rows of apple and pear trees; (3) and the Barn itself, with an indoor fieldstone fireplace.
Jonathan Edwards Winery – Connecticut
Surrounded by 20 acres of vineyards and tucked away on a hilltop in the quintessential Connecticut town of North Stonington, Jonathan Edwards Winery is the ideal destination to host any event. Your guests will be treated to a memorable experience as they escape to the rolling hills, stone walls and farm country views. The Barrel Room is the perfect location for intimate occasions, upscale business or rehearsal dinners as well as birthday, anniversary or any special occasion. Elegant tented weddings and events are hosted on the gracious lawns nestled next to our glorious vineyards.
Tyrone Farm – Connecticut
Tyrone Farm is a uniquely beautiful 160 acre country estate located in Pomfret, Connecticut. The farm is a third generation family business which continues to be family owned and operated. The spectacular view, distinctive Formal Garden, manicured lawns, intricate flower beds, and sprawling grounds provide the ideal setting for unforgettable weddings, functions, and parties.