40 total reviews
I held my wedding at the Barns at Wesleyan Hills the first weekend in June and it was nothing short of amazing! Everyone from the CT Wedding Group was super helpful, from the moment I called to set up an appointment to view the grounds, to discussing details. They made the planning process effortless which was a big deal for me since I was planning the wedding from Indiana. Laura was my coordinator for the day of, and leading up to, the wedding and she was absolutely amazing! She kept the wedding on track while still keeping the laid back atmosphere I was looking for and made sure everyone was comfortable and having a good time. She really helped with all of my last minute questions and requests and really helped to make my special day perfect! The grounds are GORGEOUS, the venue is AMAZING, the staff is WONDERFUL and oh my goodness....the food. It really is to die for, and there is a lot of it. They also made sure my family, bridal party, and I were served hor dourves and beverages while doing photos during cocktail hour which was fantastic. Almost two months later I am still getting compliments on how wonderful the food was, how gorgeous the venue was, and how awesome the wedding was. I know I could have never pulled it off as well as I did if it hadn't been for all of the help and the beautiful venue Laura and everyone at the CT Wedding Group provided. I would highly recommend this location to anyone looking for that perfect place for their special day.I wish the party had never ended!
We had our wedding at the Barns at Wesleyan Hill on May 24 with Laura. She was incredible, always available to answer any and every question, even the silly ones! She was an absolute joy to work with, styled my wedding perfectly! They truly go above and beyond for their brides, and the food. Well that's a whole other story. It's incredible. Every detail is so perfectly tied together and treated with the utmost care, you can not go wrong with having an event hosted by the CT Wedding Group.
The Barns Venue was simply stunning, it's charm has ben retained since it was first built and is in impeccable condition. The food was to die for, I still dream of my meal! Every aspect of the CT Wedding Group and the Brans at Wesleyan Hill is a 5 star rating.
Coming from New York in search for something different. A wedding that people would remember the whole experience. A wedding with good food, good service, in a non-traditional location (not a normal catering hall). Luckily I found everything I dreamed at the Barns of Wesleyan Hills. From the moment I walked into the barns I felt a magical feeling come across. I was able to picture my wedding at the beautiful barns with the ceiling strung with small lights, and a ceremony outside. Everything I wanted the CT Wedding Group filled. From the beginning meetings, to the constant follow up answering my emails in a timely manner, to customizing the menu with my food requests (including accommodating guests dietary needs). The food was great, not the normal meat with potatoes and veggies, but rather seasonal items that tasted fresh. The staff was so nice and I felt comfortable trusting my wedding with them. Me being a type A I wanted my whole wedding to incorporate my wedding theme. The staff welcomes my ideas. Even my last meeting was bringing props for setup, and all my little touches. The staff took every request and on my wedding day when I saw my vision all set up I knew they did a better job then I would have. The barn was great, easy accessible for guests, kept the bathrooms cleaned, and kept the room and tent cool on an August Day. Michelle was my day of wedding coordinator and she was great so I send thanks to her but don't worry all of the staff is great from Mary Elizabeth to Tracy. The ceremony was set up perfect and the whole event ran smoothly. So from a NY City Bride, The Barns is a great pick, a unique setting, great food and a great staff.
We are so pleased we chose to have our wedding at the Barns. The lake and willow tree made a beautiful setting for our ceremony and for our photos. The staff are so friendly and helpful and made me feel at ease on my big day. The catering was phenomenal and all of our guests are still talking about how great the food was! Couldn't have asked for a better wedding day.
My husband and I had a beautiful wedding at the Barns at Wesleyan Hills. The venue makes it easy - you can go as elaborate or as simple as you want, and they give you a list of trusted vendors. We used only their recommendations, and everything worked out really well. The venue is perfection - it is beautiful and modern, but has a rustic quality. The food is great, and they worked with us to make sure we had a menu that met our needs and the needs of our guests. On the day of the wedding, I didn't worry about a thing. I trusted Laura, my planner, and she made everything happen the way I had hoped. Also, we had a double rainbow that day, which made for great pictures.... not sure the venue had anything to do with that, but if they did, they are truly amazing. :)
The CT Wedding Group team was incredible. From the time we booked the venue to the final hour of the wedding the team was on point, courteous, and did their job to perfection. Food and service were impeccable.
We had our wedding at The Barns on September 1st and it was absolutely amazing! Throughout our whole wedding planning process, the people at Connecticut Wedding Group were communicative and helpful with any questions we had. Our day-of coordinator was Mary-Beth, she was the best! The whole day went off without a hitch and everything looked better than I could have imagined! I would do it all over again tomorrow! The food was out of this world, we are still getting compliments on how amazing it was. The staff and service was outstanding and so attentive to all of our guests. The venue was a bit more than I originally budgeted but was worth every penny! I would recommend The Barns to anyone looking for a beautiful outdoor ceremony and gorgeous rustic romantic reception venue. LOVE LOVE LOVE The Barns at Wesleyan Hills!
I knew from the beginning I wanted a unique wedding- not just some standard yacht club/banquet hall. But I also needed a site that didn't require me to do much organization. The Barns was perfect. I fell in love with the ambiance of the barns the moment I walked in- Everything seemed perfect from the scenery to the inside decor to the smell of the old barn. Yet no matter how many times I visited or looked at photos online I was stunned the day of my wedding to see how beautiful and elegant it looked with the white draping they hung. It was a truly romantic and breath taking setting. Everyone in the room was impressed. But thats just the setting. The food was superb- local/farm fresh menu! The staff was incredible. They were so careful to make this the best experience from stocking the bar with our favorite beer, to making sure we ate appetizers and dinner, to fixing my bustle when it kept falling down. I feel like nothing went wrong that day due to their hard work and if it did- I didn't know about it. They took care of every detail! I could not have had a better experience some place else.
I was married in June 2013 at the Barns. All our guests commented about the marvelous food, beautiful grounds, and extremely professional staff. Our wedding planner, Marybeth, was always available to answer phone calls and emails. She shared her ideas and knowledge with us. Honestly, I could not have asked for a better experience. I would definitely recommend working with the Barns and the CT Wedding Group to couple's looking for a unique wedding space with people who truly care about making your day special. I was able to truly relax on my wedding day because I knew that we had a professional team supporting us.
I can't say enough great things about CT wedding group staff, and The Barns at Wesleyan Hills. We are still hearing our wedding guests rave over the venue, the food, and what a great time they had at our wedding. My husband and I had contact with many staff at CT wedding group leading up to our wedding. Everyone was so nice, and alway sent quick responses to my MANY questions. Mary-Beth was our day of coordinator and someone who my husband and I worked closely with through out the planning process. She was absolutely AMAZING. Our day went off without a hitch. She was very attentive. I had a lot of decor items to be set up, and Mary-Beth made it all look stunning. We enjoyed going to the tastings leading up to the wedding. The food is AMAZING. The extensive cocktail hour, amazing plated dinner, and the drinks were delicious. We loved CT Wedding Group and The Barns At Wesleyan Hills!
When we got engaged, we knew we wanted our wedding to be different. We didn't want a traditional wedding factory with ugly carpet but a place that was unique to us as a couple. A friend recommended “The Barns at Wesleyan Hills” to us and after looking at it, no other facility would compare. From the beautiful grounds with gorgeous willow trees to the rustic barn with twinkling tee-lights, we knew this would be the perfect place to say our vows and dance the night away with all of our friends and family.
From the moment, we booked with the Connecticut Wedding Group; their staff was nothing but helpful, organized, and patient. They answered every phone call and email diligently, and no question from a stressed out bride or father seemed outlandish. We were relatively calm during the wedding process because we knew our wedding was in good hands with Jonathon, Traci, and Mary-Beth leading the way.
Mary-Beth was the perfect bridal consultant for us and our family. She was so sweet, personable, and supportive. She always asked if we needed anything and made sure we were happy. Mary-Beth and her team took such great care of us. We received so many compliments about all of the little details; I could not thank her enough for executing our vision so beautifully. Mary-Beth excels at her job and we applaud how creative, professional, and friendly she was during our whole wedding process.
Looking back at our wedding, we definitely received the most compliments about the high quality food, beverages, and service. From cocktail hour to our reception and delicious Ben & Jerry’s bar, our guests were overjoyed with how wonderful everything was and how helpful and kind every member of the Connecticut Wedding Group staff was.
We without a doubt would recommend having a wedding at the Barns at Wesleyan Hills. We wish we could get married all over again so that we could spend another night at the Barns. We keep encouraging our friends to get married there because it truly is a magical place! We could not be happier with how our wedding went- it by far exceeded our expectations thanks to the Connecticut Wedding Group!
Recently, I married the love of my life at The Barns at Wesleyan Hills. This site could not have been better. The beautiful scenery, historical barn, and lovely atmosphere kept all of our guests in awe. The staff was beyond kind; willing to do anything to make your night special. A specific shout-out must be made to Meghan Sidoti; she truly made our night one for the memory books. Catering to every desire we had, Meghan and the CT Wedding Group Staff made our job easy...despite the nerves. If I could recommend the CT Wedding Group, specifically Meghan and The Barns, to anyone and everyone I would.
You rock CT Wedding Group!
From the day my daughter booked the barns to the time the last guest left, this was a wonderful experience. Marybeth guided her through the planning process any time she had questions, and the day of the ceremony was run like a well-oiled machine. The waitstaff provided 5-star service, and the food was delicious, fresh, and beautifully presented. The bartenders knew which our preferred drinks were after our first order!
There were 180 very happy guests at our event, and I would heartily recommend The Barns to my friends!
They were fabulous, through and through. The service was excellent, the food was delicious. You definitely get what you pay for!
There are no words to describe the outstanding experience I had at The Barns at Wesleyan Hills. From the moment we met with CT Wedding Group we were floored. The entire staff is professional, friendly, knowledgeable and SUPER tentative. Our wedding was so amazing!! The food was outstanding, the bartenders and food servers were friendly and did an amazing job. We worked directly with Mary Beth and I honestly can't say enough good things about her. I did not worry about one thing the entire day. Our guests are still raving about the food and service. You really can't beat it!! I wish I could give them more than 5 stars.
We had heard good things about the food from people who had attended weddings at The Barns and instantly fell in love with the venue when we went to see it. But it really exceeded our expectations. The food was unreal - not "banquet hall" quality like most weddings, but really, really yummy and modern food (chicken parm skewers as an app! and the herb-roasted stuffed chicken was a huge portion, super moist, and flavorful). Guests raved about the wide selection at the bar. The service was excellent and the staff was attentive throughout the night. The staff does an excellent job of personalizing your wedding with the decor you provide (I would recommend you type up an inventory of what you bring to make sure you get everything back - I'm still missing a few things). And leading up to the event the staff was always readily available via phone or email to answer all of my last minute questions.
The Barns was absolutely perfect for our wedding! The service was great, food was delicious and the place wad absolutely beautiful!
Michelle and Tracy were the loveliest. The food was delicious, the service was perfect and the staff was so kind and thoughtful. Working with Michelle was perfect, she had lots of ideas, but wasn't pushy and made sure every detail was taken care of. I only had to drop off all our wedding things and they set the ceremony and reception perfectly. We knew the barns would be beautiful, but we had no idea the staff would make everything so easy and perfect for us and our guests.
Couldn't be happier with my wedding day, and I owe it all to The Barns at Wesleyan Hills and CT Pavilion Catering!!
My husband and I were recently married at The Barns, and we couldn't have asked for a more perfect venue. We worked closely with Mary-Beth who was truly a gift sent from above - she always quickly answered our questions, anticipated our needs, and made sure that our wedding day was true perfection. The rest of the staff was also amazing - we have never experienced a nicer set of individuals so in tune to their guests' needs. The venue, of course, is to die for ... amazingly beautiful both inside and out. It was everything we wanted, aesthetically, and the amazing service (and food too - YUM!) really amazed us. It amazed our guests as well! We couldn't have imagined getting married anywhere else and we will always be incredible thankful for the CT Wedding Group. They made us feel incredibly special and like we were the only couple that mattered - on your Big Day, what else can you ask for? The Barns team ... we LOVE you!
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Discover the Barns at Wesleyan Hills!
Enjoy panoramic views of our gorgeous willow trees, to dancing the night away in our authentic 150 year old dairy barn! You get the use of The Big Barn, Little Barn Wedding Suite & Tented Patio, all equipped with heat and air conditioning!
We provide a 6 hour reception with no ceremony fees.
- Price Range: $$$$
- Amenities: Indoor Ceremony Area, Kosher Available, Liability Insurance, Liquor License, On the Water, Onsite Catering, Onsite Parking, Onsite Wedding Consultant, Outdoor Ceremony Area, Outdoor Reception Area, Site Fee, Tented Area, Wheelchair Accessible
- Capacity: Up to 250
- Style: Banquet/Reception Hall, Barn/Farm, Botanic Garden/Park, Loft/Raw Space, Mansion/Historic Site, Unusual/Alternative, Vineyard
awards and affiliations
- The Knot Best Of Weddings 2014
- The Knot Best Of Weddings 2013
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