Kickin' It Countryside: 14 Rustic and Barn Wedding Venues in Connecticut

Ahhhh…it’s amazing how a little bit of country can make your wedding positively enchanting. Connecticut is home to quite a few wedding venues with the rustic charm—and barns!—you’re looking for.


Wrights Mill Farm

Canterbury, Connecticut

Style: An old grist mill, scenic ponds, a covered bridge, and an idyllic waterfall ceremony site make for great photos, while a Lodge with two ballrooms and a rustic Outdoor Pavilion host receptions.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

The Salem Herbfarm

Salem, CT

Style: Charming, pastoral property highlighted by a wonderful chestnut barn that blends 19th-century details with modern amenities, like a plush dressing suite, and dreamy, photo-worthy areas like lush gardens, well-preserved outbuildings, and adorable antique farm memorabilia.

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $

Chatfield Hollow Inn

Killingworth, CT

Style: Idyllic inn nestled on a 26-acre farm, offering exquisite al fresco events among ponds, pine and birch groves, meadows, and under airy tents, along with two nights' cozy lodging for eight people and the option to utilize the farm's flowers and produce in your décor and catering.

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

Saltwater Farm Vineyard

Stonington, Connecticut

Style: Industrial-chic vineyard set on 100 sprawling acres of vineyards, fields of wildflowers, and verdant lawns, with waterfront celebrations backed by tidal marshes, a cove, and the LI Sound.

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Tunxis Country Club

Farmington, CT

Style: Beautiful woodland retreat, highlighted by the rustic open-air Pavilion, which is framed by rolling fields, cheerful string lights, bloom-lined pathways, and a fire pit tucked in a stately grove of pines.

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

Château Le Gari

Marlborough, CT

Style: Old World-style setting in historic Marlborough, with ceremonies in the Tuscan courtyard with a backdrop of rolling hills, lawns, and vineyards, and elegant receptions in the high-ceilinged Chateau or luxe, fireplace-warmed Lounge.

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

South Farms

Morris, CT

Style: Stunning pastoral views can be found from every corner of this sprawling, rustic venue and working farm, highlighted by an exquisite modern events facility nestled within the historic Sam Paletsky Barn.

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Bluebird Farm

Willington, CT

Style: Sweet, family-run farm on 40 lush acres, offering a historic wood barn ideal for intimate events, lush, manicured gardens and lawns for al fresco soirees, and even a quaint cozy honeymoon suite.

Catering: BYO
Price: $

Castle Hill Farm

Newtown, CT

Style: Sweet, scenic wedding and event venue nestled in the quaint town of Newtown, with gardens, hay fields, a greenhouse, and pastures of cows serving as the rustic backdrop for al fresco weddings.

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

The Barn at Maple Lane Farms

Preston, CT

Style: 325 acres of laidback charm, with a beautifully renovated barn, a sparkling pond, and rolling lawns surrounded by lush forest (and 50 acres of Christmas trees!).

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

Tamarack Lodge & Glamping Resort

Voluntown, CT

Style: This gorgeous retreat set on 28 forested acres abuts the sparkling Beach Pond Lake, with events held in the rustic-chic lodge, under the al fresco bandstand, or choose to rent out the entire estate (and invite your guests to stay over in cozy vintage cabins, glamping tents, or RV and tent sites!).

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

Interlaken Inn

Lakeville, Connecticut

Style: Picture-perfect, centuries-old inn on 30 acres of English cottage-style gardens.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Winvian

Morris, Connecticut

Style: Luxury getaway on 113 acres with 18 individually designed cottages, an on-site spa, and farm-to-table cuisine.

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


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