Top Rustic Wedding Venues in Maryland

When planning a rustic wedding in Maryland, there are many options to choose from. From the classic barn wedding to a lovely estate, the options are endless. The beauty of our state is that you can pick just about any background for your rustic wedding, be it waterfront or forest, Maryland has just about every terrain. Ultimately, you can begin to narrow down the perfect location for your big day. Here are a few of the top rustic wedding venues in the Maryland area.

Walker’s Overlook

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Actually located right outside of Frederick in Walkersville, Maryland, this sits int he middle of 220 acres of farmland.  |  Location: Frederick, Maryland

This 1757 building has a wide front porch and was built by the town’s namesake, John Walker. Although one of the older locations on our list, this place is kept in great condition with many modern amenities and features.

With much detail and ode to their original architecture of the home, it has been remodeled to keep much of its old charm. The hardware is even in the period style of the home. A banquet room runs the span of the house in the back, all with original oak floors. It is a great location with outdoor and indoor space for your dream rustic wedding. Just a short drive from the city, it is truely an ideal country wedding scene with a 350 decree view of the countryside. Your guest can also enjoy the gazebo and elegance of this country farm house.

Brittland Estates – Running Fox & Stepne Manor  |  Location: Chestertown, Maryland

Located at Brittland Estates, Running Fox is a countryside setting with wood side fields. The property includes a two-story historic home and barn. This is the ideal Maryland location for an outdoor country wedding. The secluded area creates a romantic backdrop as you prepare to say ‘I Do’.

Stepne Manor is located just outside of Chestertown and is nestled along the Chester River. The romantic location evokes a historical presence, as it was first created in 1690. Moreover, the venue includes a fully furnished interior for comfort, offering the ultimate location for an intimate ceremony. Enjoy an outdoor ceremony and reception on your big day.

Newton White Mansion

Rustic Wedding Locations - Newton White Mansion

There is a large warming kitchen available for caterers. The dressing rooms may be used for pre-wedding activities. Newton White Mansion is located only 20 minutes from Annapolis and 30 minutes from Washington, D.C., and Baltimore.  |  Location: Mitchellville, Maryland

This rustic venue is located in Mitchellville and offers a cozy country estate feel. It is a Neo-Georgian-style brick house that is on 586 acres of land, which includes a golf course. The mansion has amazing architectural detail and 6 spacious rooms. It also as a beautiful atrium. Newton White Mansion can accommodate 200+ (seated) and 300 people throughout the entire mansion. If you are looking for options on an indoor or outdoor wedding, this is a great location to consider.

This location is very rich in history. It was constructed in 1939 and is named after one of the owners, Captain Newton H. White, Jr., first commanding officer of the USS Enterprise.

Oliver’s Carriage House  |  Location: Columbia, Maryland

Built in the early 1800s, Oliver’s Carriage House is a private estate featuring a magnificent home complete with barn and stables. Inside the home, you will find the original stone walls and exposed wood beams. Not to mention, a grand fireplace draws the eye and is the perfect backdrop for wedding photos. The property includes lovely gardens and a brick patio with the option to have a ceremony outdoors or inside.

The building dates back to 1811 and served as a barn and stable for a mansion. At that time the upper level was for hay storage and the lower part held carriages, horse stalls, and harness room. Kittamaqundi Community Church purchased the Carriage House in 1972 when it fell into ruin. They began renovating it and completed in 1977. The new floors, loft, added a second level, and finished stone fireplace made it well worth the effort.

At Adam’s we have worked with many rustic wedding venues in Maryland. There are all different shapes and styles that can be defined under rustic, each wedding giving it their own personal touches. If you are thinking about having a rustic wedding in Maryland, contact us to learn more about our catering services.