Rustic weddings are an increasingly popular choice for engaged couples – and for good reason. There’s something classic and effortless about the rustic scenery, natural foliage, and country-style decorations that often accompany them. But finding the perfect rustic wedding venue isn’t easy.
To help save you time and stress, the team at The Smokehouse Grill has researched far and wide for the most stunning rustic venue options in the area. Check out our comprehensive list of the top rustic wedding venues in Maryland now.
Image courtesy of Spring Hill Manor.
Located in Rising Sun, MD, Spring Hill Manor serves as a popular rustic wedding venue for couples around the area. Guests can walk about the Spring Hill Manor’s expansive restored barn, gaze at the acres of gardens and land, and stand over its shimmering country pond. Along with its rustic qualities, the Spring Hill Manor also offers a touch of class and elegance with its antique decorations and impressive barn structure.
Couples can book the venue anytime between the last weekend of April through the last weekend of June as well as the last weekend of August through the last weekend of October. With a maximum capacity of 160 guests, Spring Hill Manor is most appropriate for weddings with medium-sized guest lists. Since the venue is not tied down to any specific vendors or caterers, couples may choose their own providers and wedding services.
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Oliver’s Carriage House is one of the most popular rustic wedding venues in Maryland. Built in 1811, Oliver’s Carriage House offers a luscious garden, grand archway, and gentle pond for guests. Couples can hold their ceremonies either outside in the venue’s perfectly landscaped gardens or inside its elaborate wooden house. Tree-lined grounds and a landscaped brick patio await you outdoors. Within the building are grand stone walls, exposed wooden beams, and classic fireplaces. Want to look at it while still abiding by the current social distancing rules? Take a virtual tour now!
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Located near the cities of Annapolis and Washington D.C., Flora Corner Farm serves as a popular venue for rustic country weddings. Couples can invite up to 130 guests for their wedding. Once employed as a working farm, Flora Corner now serves as a scenic backdrop for the most gorgeous wedding photography in Maryland. Whether you want an indoor barn ceremony or an intimate garden wedding, Flora Corner Farm can accommodate your dream wedding vision.
The William Paca House and Garden is a five-part Georgian-style mansion built in the 1760s by William Paca, one of the state’s signers for the Declaration of Independence. Since its restoration in 1965, couples have chosen the William Paca House and Garden as their wedding destination for its intimate garden, romantic atmosphere, and breathtaking foliage. Wedding parties can pose for photographs along the property’s quaint fish pond or in front of its charming Summerhouse.
Couples can wed either outside in the gardens or inside the Summerhouse before heading to the back terrace for the reception. Guests can take a seat in the lush gardens or participate in garden games. The William Paca House and Garden can accommodate up to 120 guests for a seated dinner and 150 guests for standing appetizers and cocktails, making it perfect for other wedding-related events such as engagement parties or rehearsal dinners.
Image courtesy of Aix La Chapelle Farm.
Found just outside of Washington D.C. in Montgomery County, Maryland, Aix La Chapelle Farm is an expansive countryside wedding venue for couples who desire an outdoor creative space. As a working farm, Aix La Chapelle offers the perfect scenery for your wedding ceremony and reception with its rolling hills, vast orchards, and expansive fields. Located within the venue is the Dairy Barn, Lawn, Bakery, and Palmer House — all of which come together to supplement your special wedding event.
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Built in 1879, Chase Court is a popular wedding venue in Baltimore, MD. Many couples enjoy Chase Court for its private garden and gothic great hall. Couples can also choose to hold their wedding outdoors or indoors. Up to 125 can be seated inside dinner style or 150 guests can fit in cocktail style. Going for a unique wedding theme? The Great Hall at Chase Court has hosted a variety of themed weddings, including Harry Potter, Game of Thrones, and steampunk.
Once you book the venue, it’s time to find a caterer that can handle all of your meal and alcohol needs. Contact The Smokehouse Grill today to explore our delicious list of menu options and catering services for your event.