New York's Rustic Wedding Gems: 20 Captivating Barns, Farms, and Historic Homes

With picturesque sites pre-dating the Revolutionary War, upstate New York is a treasure trove of historic farms, barns and country manor homes. Surrounded by the awesome natural beauty of the Hudson River, crystalline lakes, and Catskill and Adirondack Mountain peaks, it's a four-season wonderland that's trending as a destination getaway and mecca for great organic food, wine, and sightseeing.



UPSTATE



Wolf Oak Acres

Oneida, NY

Style: Gorgeous countryside ranch spread over 206 secluded acres that include ponds, gorges, woods, streams, meadows, waterfalls, and gardens.

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$

Freedom Run Winery

Lockport, NY

Style: Exchange vows al fresco overlooking the vineyards, apple orchard, and sunflower fields or in the 1826 timber-framed barn, before joining your guests for a reception in the modern Tasting Room and Barrel Room, which opens onto a large covered patio.

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $

The Lodge on Echo Lake

Warrensburg, NY

Style: Dreamy Adirondack getaway set at the edge of sparkling Echo Lake, with multiple outdoor patios, lawns, and decks for al fresco events, an airy reception hall with floor-to-ceiling windows, and camp-chic lodging for your guests in cozy bunkhouses.

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

Three Wishes Farm

Stephentown, NY

Style: Charming estate nestled beside a sparkling pond on 300 acres in the Berkshire Mountains, with intimate, elegant events and chic overnight lodgings in the gorgeous Farm House and the airy, remodeled Three Wishes Barn.

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $$

The Barn at Lord Howe Valley

Ticonderoga, New York

Style: Private, rural venue Set on 77 gorgeous acres with dozens of picturesque ceremony spots and a dramatic post-and-beam barn.

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$


HUDSON VALLEY



Barn at Colden House

Newburgh, NY

Style: Celebrate all weekend long at this 30-acre private estate, with photo ops on the lush, forest-framed grounds, intimate celebrations in the vintage barn, and cozy lodgings in the farmhouse.

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$

Mount Gulian Historic Site

Beacon, New York

Style: Charming 18th-Century Dutch Colonial homestead, with beautifully restored buildings nestled into 48 secluded acres of gardens, ancient trees, vibrant lawns, and spectacular Hudson River Views.

Catering: BYO
Price: $

Lundy Farm

Wawarsing, NY

Style: Stunning private 62-acre property perfect for retreats and intimate weddings, boasting two luxury villas with overnight accommodations for 25 guests, a regenerative organic farm & greenhouse, and a prime location nestled amid lush forests only two hours from NYC.

Catering: In-house, Preferred list, BYO
Price: $$

The BARN at Liberty Farms

Hudson, New York

Style: Idyllic 300-acre working organic farm and equestrian center that boasts an extraordinary refurbished barn, plus a tentable hilltop site for outdoor ceremonies and receptions.

Catering: BYO
Price: $$

Oak Hill

Hudson, New York

Style: Bluff-top manor house presiding over 130 scenic acres in a private woodland park, with fabulous Hudson River and Catskill Mountains views.

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$

Stablegate Barn, Lodge and Vineyard

Castleton-on-Hudson, New York

Style: Vineyard, fields, and horse pastures that offer lots of photo ops, in addition to great event spaces like a cozy rustic lodge, a 19th-century Dutch barn, and ceremony sites among the vines.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Blooming Hill Farm

Monroe, NY

Style: 100-acre Hudson Valley organic farm dotted with gardens, rustic outbuildings, vintage farm equipment, and romantic footpaths, with ceremonies under a towering oak tree and showstopping reception dinners sourced from the farm itself.

Catering: In-house
Price: $$

The Preston Barn at Old Drovers Inn

Dover Plains, New York

Style: 18th-century Hudson Valley treasure set on the grounds of the Old Drovers Inn, highlighted by a custom-built barn with hand-hewn beams, a cathedral ceiling, a floor made of reclaimed wood... and climate-control!

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$


CATSKILLS



Windham Manor

Windham, NY

Style: Spectacular 45-acre property nestled in the Catskills Mountains near stylish Windham, highlighted by a stunning, climate-controlled barn and renovated 12-bedroom Victorian mansion.

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Stone Tavern Farm

Roxbury, New York

Style: Private 400-acre farm and historic barn in a secluded valley with expansive views, a sweet pond, a historic barn, and no curfew!

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

The Inn at West Settlement

Roxbury, New York

Style: Cozy inn and farmhouse with a meadow, pond and gardens, plus a classic shake shingle-roofed barn for an incredible reception.

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$

Roxbury Barn and Estate

Roxbury, New York

Style: Captivating 42-acre estate includes a boldly redesigned carriage barn, lush perennial gardens, ponds, a large roofed pavilion with a spectacular mountain vista, and a dramatic pine grove for ceremonies.

Catering: In-house
Price: $$

Cadillac Ranch Event Barn

Davenport Center, NY

Style: Rustic retreat tucked away in the Catskills, with a lovely gambrel-roofed red barn, a historic grain silo, plenty of rustic décor options, and fire pits around the pond for post-wedding s'mores.

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Historic Barns of Nipmoose

Buskirk, New York

Style: Three beautifully restored, rustic-chic barns and multiple ceremony areas like a grove of aspens and in front of a magnificent stone wall.

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

Handsome Hollow

Long Eddy, New York

Style: Former Amish dairy barn that's been lovingly restored and is now a stunning, romantic and rustic-chic event venue surrounded by pristine wilderness.

Catering: BYO
Price: $$


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