Kickin’ It Countryside: 5 Rustic Wedding Venues in Connecticut

Ahhhh…it’s amazing how a little bit of country can make your wedding positively enchanting. Here are a handful of Connecticut venues with that rustic charm you’re looking for!

Winvian
  • Location: 155 Alain White Road, Morris CT
  • Style: Luxury country resort
  • Fab Feature: You can stay overnight in a treehouse, a greenhouse or a musical conservatory in addition to more traditional individually designed cottages!
  • Event Space Highlights: The historic Gordon Brown House and its tentable patios create a wonderful indoor/outdoor experience.
  • Notable Amenities: Their 5-star farm-to-table restaurant and sommelier-curated wine selection from 13 countries; the tranquil spa, a 40-foot swimming pool, bikes available at every cottage, and acres of grounds to explore.
  • Catering: Provided in-house.

Winvian

Winvian

Winvian



Wood Acres Farm
  • Location: 68 Griffin Road, Terryville CT
  • Style: Natural, rustic
  • Interesting Tidbit: Family owned and operated since the mid 1800s, Wood Acres started out as a fruit and poultry farm and later became a training facility for horses used to pull horse-drawn carriages on the island of Bermuda!
  • Event Space Highlights: The climate-controlled Banquet Barn with it’s wraparound porch exudes a down-home warmth and is great for dining and dancing. Most ceremonies are held in the adjacent garden, where you’ll find an old-fashioned gazebo.
  • Notable Service: They offer a selection of horse-drawn carriages, wagons and a unique horse-drawn trolley for rent that can take you to and from your ceremony in style. 
  • Catering: Select from list or BYO, licensed and insured.

Wood Acres Farm

Wood Acres Farm

Wood Acres Farm



Wrights Mill Farm
  • Location: 65 Creasy Road, Canterbury CT
  • Style: Picturesque rural setting
  • Fab Feature: Waterfalls, scenic ponds and historic buildings all make incredible backdrops for photos.
  • Event Space Highlights: There are two ballrooms in the Lodge, and a rustic Outdoor Pavilion with a vaulted ceiling and open views to the surrounding countryside.
  • Notable Services: A horse-drawn carriage will deliver the bride and groom to the ceremony site, and take them around the farm for photographs. A team of horses and wagon is available to ferry guests to the wedding site and to the reception afterwards. Horse and wagon hayride tours of the farm can also be arranged.
  • Catering: Provided in-house.

Wrights Mill Farm

Wrights Mill Farm

Wrights Mill Farm



Country Loft
  • Location: 557 Main Street, Woodbury CT
  • Style: Romantic, fairy-tale
  • Interesting Tidbit: Country Loft Antiques is THE resource for authentic French Country antiques, as well as an extensive collection of European and American antiques.
  • Event Space Highlights: Celebrate beneath a white tent next to a lake or inside an 18th-century barn, appointed with antiques, reproduction furnishings and handcrafted lighting fixtures.
  • Notable Amenity: The colonial home and guesthouse has 7 bedrooms, a gourmet kitchen and 4 bathrooms for overnight guests.
  • Catering: Provided in-house.

Country Loft

Country Loft

Country Loft



Belle Terrace at Avon Old Farms
  • Location: One Nod Road, Avon CT
  • Style: Classic and elegant
  • Fab Feature: You can add a sweet enhancement to your package, such as a S’mores Bar, a Candy Station, or Mini Donuts (even more delicious when monogrammed!) for your guests to enjoy on their way home.
  • Event Space Highlights: The sophisticated Belle Terrace Ballroom features gold and crystal chandeliers, a private cocktail room, and a beautifully landscaped terrace. For a cozier ambiance, reserve the Farmington Ballroom. It’s part of the historic Farmington wing, which boasts stone fireplaces, dark wood, and opalescent stained-glass windows. 
  • Wedding Package Perks: Their package includes lots of amenities, starting with use of a Bridal Suite and Groomsmen Lounge; personal attendants to serve the bride and groom; butler-passed hot hors d’oeuvres and an Artisan Table; a 4-course dinner (plated, buffet or stations); a custom wedding cake; and much more!
  • Catering: Provided in-house by Riverhouse Catering.

Belle Terrace at Avon Old Farms

Belle Terrace at Avon Old Farms

Belle Terrace at Avon Old Farms



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