8 Timeless Connecticut Mansion Wedding Venues

Connecticut's mansions make fabulous wedding venues because they have all the elements you could want: history, romance, and gorgeous grounds. You'll feel like you've stepped back in time as you say "I do" on the steps of a grand manor house, or dine and dance in rooms with vaulted ceilings, elaborate detailing, and period chandeliers. Host your celebration at one of these "genteel era" places for a truly special experience.


Lounsbury House

Ridgefield, CT

Style: This elegant 1896 landmark is surrounded by impeccably manicured gardens and courtyards, with al fresco ceremonies under a lovely white pergola and intimate events inside the historic mansion or on the expansive patio.

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Burr Mansion

Fairfield, Connecticut

Style: Historic landmark boasting 4 acres of gardens and reflecting pools, as well as 15 different event spaces.

Catering: BYO
Price: $

Branford House Mansion

Groton, Connecticut

Style: Castle-like mansion at the water's edge, offering lush lawns and panoramic views of Long Island Sound and Fishers Island.

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

The Mansion at Bald Hill

Woodstock, Connecticut

Style: Former landmark mansion-turned-premier restaurant and B&B designed with a lavish bar, dance floor, and an expansive patio with an outdoor fireplace and fountain.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Saint Clements Castle

Portland, Connecticut

Style: Glamorous estate modeled after the 16th-century castles of Europe with meticulously manicured lawns and scenic river views.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Hill-Stead Museum

Farmington, Connecticut

Style: Turn-of-the-century homestead enhanced with avant-garde art & design, a renowned sunken garden, and 152 acres of manicured grounds.

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Gwyn Careg Inn

Pomfret Center, Connecticut

Style: Historic estate set on 14 acres of landscaped grounds with a 3-acre pond and a stone-wall Spanish Garden

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

The New Haven Lawn Club

New Haven, Connecticut

Style: Unique Georgian mansion with distinctive Colonial Revival-style architecture, fanciful crystal Art Deco lighting, floor-to-ceiling windows, and a large wood-burning fireplace.

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$


Venue: Roseland Cottage

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