When it comes to breathtaking natural beauty and enchanting charm, New England has some of the finest wedding venues. The diverse landscapes, from the Atlantic Ocean to the Green Mountains, make it a stunning location to tie the knot. Whether you prefer a historic mansion, a laid-back beach venue, or a modern hotel, New England caters to all styles and budgets. Here are our top 10 favorite New England wedding venues to help you plan the perfect day.
- Willowdale Estate – Topsfield, Massachusetts
Located just 40 minutes north of Boston, this wedding venue offers spacious and well-manicured grounds for your ceremony and reception. You can say your vows with the classic stone house as a backdrop or in the light-filled Conservatory. Receptions can be held in the house or in a tent on the property, with space for up to 240 guests and all-inclusive wedding packages available.
- Wychmere Beach Club – Harwich Port, Massachusetts
For a nautical-chic wedding, Cape Cod and this modern waterfront venue in Harwich Port are the perfect match. Exchange vows on the expansive lawn overlooking the water or on the sand, followed by a cocktail hour on the deck. The ballroom, with gray hardwood floors, French doors, and chandeliers, is perfect for dinner and dancing. With four on-site suites, this venue is ideal for a Cape Cod celebration, whether it’s a wedding, elopement, or other special event.
- The Crane Estate – Ipswich, Massachusetts
This seaside venue offers versatility with three wedding locations to choose from. You can exchange vows on the dramatic lawn of the Great House with a classic tented reception on the 2,100-acre property for over 200 guests. Steep Hill Beach, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, is another option. The rustic-style Italian-style barn, The Barn at Crane Estate, can host up to 140 guests. The venue works with Fireside Catering to help you plan the perfect menu for your wedding day.
- Aldworth Manor – Harrisville, New Hampshire
For a fairytale wedding, Aldworth Manor is a picturesque venue in the New Hampshire countryside with views of Mount Monadnock and several event locations. The dark wood Great Room with chandeliers and fireplace can host up to 60 guests for an intimate indoor wedding. Outdoor ceremonies and receptions can be held on the lawn with the mountains as the backdrop. On-site catering and rentals make planning easy.
- OceanCliff – Newport, Rhode Island
This Newport, Rhode Island venue is perfect for couples who want ocean views. Ceremonies are held overlooking the Atlantic, while receptions are held in the Grand Ballroom, which can host up to 225 guests, or on the Upper Deck with views of Narragansett Bay, which can accommodate up to 150 guests. Rehearsal dinners or post-wedding brunches can be held in the Safari Room. With 24 guest rooms and a four-bedroom guesthouse, guests can enjoy a weekend getaway.
- State Room: A Longwood Venue – Boston, Massachusetts
For a contemporary urban vibe, the State Room in the heart of Boston is a great choice. Located at the top of the Sixty State Street building, the venue offers some of the best city views and can accommodate up to 450 guests. With several spaces to choose from, including the two-story Great Room and Mezzanine, Harborside 1 and 2 with views of Quincy Market and Zakim Bridge, and the modern Cityside, the venue is known for its in-house catering and service.