13 Beautiful Rustic Maryland Wedding Venues

Barns and burlap might not be what comes to mind when you think of Maryland, but this historic region is brimming with jaw-droppingly beautiful rustic wedding venues. So whether your style is a little bit country or a little bit vintage, here's a selection of lodges, ranches, and farms full of rural charm.


The Wedding Niche

Knoxville, MD

Fab Features: specializing in adventurous, off-the-beaten-path elopements • custom packages include complete planning services and just about anything else you can dream up, from drone photography to hair & makeup • hike the Appalachian Trail to a dreamy vista, or exchange vows under a canopy of trees on the 5-acre property

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $

Historic Worsell Manor

Warwick, Maryland

Fab Features: this 300-year-old former stomping ground of George Washington is an exquisite example of Georgian architecture • say "I do" on a green pasture overlooking the woodlands, or on the front lawn with the stately brick manor behind • move to the Barn for your reception, with its soaring, open-raftered ceiling and large doors that open to the grounds

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

The Tannery Barn

Taneytown, MD

Fab Features: charming historic barn reimagined with a sophisticated, mid-century farmhouse style • intimate ceremonies and dining under the stars in the courtyard with its glowing café lights or among lush, manicured gardens • set in the heart of quaint Taneytown, with delightful shops, restaurants, and B&Bs a short walk away

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

The Comus Inn

Dickerson, Maryland

Fab Features: charming 19th-century inn set on sprawling park-like grounds • lovely ceremonies on the lush lawn with picturesque views of Sugarloaf Mountain • world-class menus, presented with white glove service, focus on local ingredients

Catering: In-house
Price: $$$

Cold Saturday Farm

Finksburg, MD

Fab Features: historic 1765 mansion and farm set on 50 acres of rolling hills and winding creeks • the exquisite Orchard Barn is perched above the creek, with stacked windows, a gable roof, and exposed beams • dreamy al fresco events in the airy, tented Overlook, with its panoramic views of the surrounding landscape

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

The Gardens at Bethlehem Farm

Rising Sun, MD

Fab Features: lush, relaxed spot tucked among vibrant meadows and gardens in rural Cecil County • romantic ceremonies on the velvety lawn beneath a wrought-iron gazebo or in front of the classic red barn • the rustic-chic barn is spacious and flexible, boasting wide windows, built-in bars, and an adjacent patio lined with glowing bistro lights

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $$

Castle Farm

Snow Hill, MD

Fab Features: picture-perfect equestrian farm on the lovely Eastern Shore • exchange vows al fresco in a wooded clearing, by a pond, or in front of the barn's solid mahogany doors • snap some pics with the beautiful resident Andalusian horses

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

Swan Harbor Farm

Havre de Grace, Maryland

Fab Features: breathtaking ceremonies overlook the Chesapeake Bay • lovely historic farmhouse with dressing rooms, a playroom, and wonderful screened porch • stunning receptions beneath an elegant, permanent tent with sparkling chandeliers

Catering: BYO
Price: $

Keep Tryst Manor

Knoxville, MD

Fab Features: historic spring house that specializes in micro-weddings and elopements • the 5 gorgeous acres provide endless outdoor ceremony locations • the chic 1804 barn, outfitted with beautiful wood farm tables and chairs, gauzy draping, and sparkling chandelier

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

Camp Puh'tok

Monkton, MD

Fab Features: picturesque village of Monkton surrounded by 67 wooded acresceremonies under towering pines, in the light-filled hacienda, or the rustic Thunderbird Lodge • cozy accommodations for up to 172 guests in their heated and air-conditioned cabins

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

Blue Moon Rising

McHenry, Maryland

Fab Features: exchange vows in a natural woodland "cathedral" under a beautiful handmade branch arbor • cocktails served from a charming tipi followed by tented receptions on the expansive grounds • adorable "tiny home"-inspired cabins are designed with unique vintage furnishings and relaxing front porches

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

The Blackwall Barn & Lodge

Gambrills, MD

Fab Features: charming private event facility designed with lovely stone and millwork accents • intimate celebrations inside The Cottage, with its classic white wainscotting and farmhouse tables • delicious and unique menus crafted with locally harvested, farm-to-table food

Catering: In-house
Price: $$


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