14 Unforgettable Barn Wedding Venues in New Hampshire

This scenic New England state boasts both newly built and historic venues that brim with charm.
Rachel Kashdan - The Knot Contributor.
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Rachel Kashdan
Rachel Kashdan - The Knot Contributor.
Rachel Kashdan
The Knot Contributor
  • Rachel is a freelance writer and contributor to The Knot.
  • Prior to working as a freelance writer, Rachel was a staff writer at Boston magazine covering home design and weddings.
  • Rachel has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Boston University.
Updated Dec 07, 2023

When it comes to a rustic wedding venue, you can't really go wrong with one of the barn wedding venues in New Hampshire. Whether you choose to tie the knot during New England's snowy winter or balmy summer, you'll find plenty of farm venues and rural landscapes where you can have a barn wedding filled with rustic charm. Look for spots in and around the state's White Mountains and Lakes Regions and you can bet on jaw-dropping water and mountain views, beautiful outdoor ceremony sites and rustic barn reception spots to enjoy with your loved ones. Start planning your special day by visiting one of these lovely barn wedding venues in the Granite State.

Allrose Farm in Greenfield, New Hampshire

Allrose Farm is an enchanting Monadnock Region venue with three outdoor ceremony spots and a historical barn for dinner and dancing. Say "I do" beside the pond, in front of the garden arch or below a maple tree. Then enjoy your barn reception beside a two-story stone fireplace and beneath dazzling chandeliers. The husband-and-wife-owned wedding venue allows couples a lot of creative freedom for choosing vendors and decor, but also offers use of custom wood furniture hand-built by the owners. The venue also has a getting-ready suite in the farmhouse as well as lawn games and a fire pit.

Andover Barn in Andover, New Hampshire

With both a lake and hiking trails on site, it's tough to see how this spot could be more picturesque. Andover Barn has five different indoor and outdoor event spaces including a spacious and historical barn that's perfect for your wedding reception. Attached to the barn is a covered al fresco space with views out to the grounds, where you can also host an outdoor ceremony or tented reception on the grass. Finally, the property also a 1767 inn which includes ten guest rooms that can also be rented out for friends and family.

The Barn at Bull Meadow in Concord, New Hampshire

If your searching for a barn venue with rustic flair and a modern feel, look to the Barn at Bull Meadow in Concord, a 34-acre property with a 2020-built wedding barn. The new post-and-beam barn features shiny floors and abundant natural light within the 3,600-square-foot main space. On the upper floor there's also two getting ready suites with private bathrooms. Outdoors, meanwhile, you'll find an outdoor patio with fire pits, a pond and a sprawling meadow that's the perfect spot for an outdoor ceremony.

The Barn at Longlook Farm in Sanbornton, New Hampshire

With four-day access to the property, The Barn at Longlook Farm allows the couples the chance to truly soak in the wedding weekend. The 200-acre landscape offers mountain views, swimming, fishing, canoeing and hiking, plus plenty of space for lawn games and relaxing by fire pits. Tie the knot outside with sight-lines to Mount Kearsage in the background, and later, enjoy cocktail hour on the tented patio. Hold your reception in the barn, which is outfitted with iron and twig chandeliers, draping and bistro lighting. Longlook also has lodging for up to 16 guests for all three nights that you'll rent the property taking you from rehearsal dinner to Sunday brunch.

Ragged Mountain Resort in Danbury, New Hampshire

If you're looking for an affordable barn wedding venue in New Hampshire, the Ragged Mountain Resort is a favorite among couples and vendors alike. The Elmwood Lodge is a barn-like structure with exposed wood beams and a rustic vibe, perfect for receptions. Exchange vows in the meadow with the mountains as your scenic backdrop. And if you and your guests are looking to stay the weekend, there are several on-site cabins where you can enjoy all the fun the resort has to offer.

The Barn at Whitney's Inn in Jackson, New Hampshire

The Barn at Whitney's Inn truly embraces rustic style in its refurbished 1842 barn. The space is outfitted with wood beams, three-story vaulted ceilings, string lights and a stone fireplace. The wedding venue also has three outdoor ceremony sites with a variety of landscapes, including a woodland setting with lumber benches. The property's 12 acres overlook Black Mountain Ski Resort feature a trout pond for fishing, canoeing and kayaking, plus a fire pit, a brick patio and 27 guest rooms for wedding weekend lodging.

The Barn on the Pemi in Plymouth, New Hampshire

Perched upon Pemigewasset River on a tranquil hilltop is The Barn on the Pemi. The barn was built in 1855 in the town of Canterbury, but was later moved to its current site in Plymouth and transformed into an event space. The refurbished barn features two-story ceilings, wood beams, a stone fireplace and chandeliers. In addition to the barn, the wedding venue also features a seasonal greenhouse, which can be used for ceremonies, cocktail hours or rehearsal dinners. Guests can also stay on the property in their choice of several lodgings including five private, rustic cabins outfitted with fireplaces and front porches.

Birch Hill Farm in Gilford, New Hampshire

Just over five miles from Lake Winnipesaukee is Birch Hill Farm, a scenic private estate on 30 acres of land. From the lawn you'll be able to view the surrounding mountains as well as the lake, making it a stunning outdoor ceremony spot. The property also maintains a 1700s post-and-beam barn with a shingled exterior as well as a tent that can be used for cocktail hour or dinner on the grounds.

Bishop Farm in Lisbon, New Hampshire

Want to host your ceremony and reception inside a barn? Bishop Farm in the White Mountains region of New Hampshire has both a ceremony barn with chandeliers, reclaimed church pews and an altar framed by 12-foot stained-glass windows, as well as a totally separate reception barn. The circa-1876 reception space features its original wood beams, though of course, with the addition of chandeliers. The property, a former working farm that now hosts events between May and October, also provides outdoor venues out on the grounds where you'll also find seven fire pits and access to hiking trails and the Ammonoosuc River. As for lodging, the property offers b&b accommodations within an eight bedroom farmhouse as well as in seven private cottages.

Dell-Lea Weddings & Events in Chichester, New Hampshire

The name Dell-Lea is Old English for "woods and meadows," which is a fitting description for this 236 acre estate in located in south-central New Hampshire. Originally a working farm, the site is dotted with gardens, stone walls, fields and apple trees, with a 1788 timber frame barn at the center of it all. The barn has a full-service timber bar, getting-ready suite and a dance floor. Outside, there's also a white gazebo where you can hold your wedding ceremony.

The Greenery at McKenzie's Farm in Milton, New Hampshire

The Greenery at McKenzie's Farm is the ideal option for a couple looking for a venue that looks a bit like a barn, but would be described as more modern-farmhouse than rustic-chic. The 6,000-square-foot space features white board-and-batten siding, floor-to-ceiling black-framed windows and a gray metal roof. Inside, the space is contemporary, minimalist and all white. The second-generation fruit and flower farm also provides a variety outdoor ceremony locations—from fields, to apple orchards, to a dahlia garden, to a forest—as well as a covered patio for cocktail hour. Couples can also prop up a tent on the grass near the apple orchard, or use the space for lawn games and roasting s'mores.

Locke Falls Farm in Wonalancet, New Hampshire

Located on the edge of the White Mountains, Locke Falls Farm offers beauty in abundance. Between its grassy fields, lush gardens, mountain views and renovated 1844 barn it's a picture-perfect location for a farm wedding. In addition to the original barn the property also has a newly built 2,400-square-foot event barn and a restored farmhouse with a sleeping porch, getting-ready suite with a soaking tub and a stone patio.

Saltonstall Farm in Stratham, New Hampshire

Saltonstall is a third-generation working farm producing meats, fruits and vegetables, with a 200-year-old barn on site. The four-story wedding barn was renovated in 2020 and features 14 chandeliers, a live-edge bar and a staircase made for a grand entrance. The property also has a farmhouse with a three-bedroom apartment that is included in your rental fee for two nights. The venue only accepts ten weddings each year, and the profits from these celebrations allow the farm's owners to host events for local non-profits at a free or discounted rate. The owners also offer reduced rates for BIPOC, first responder, military and LGBTQIA+ couples.

Tumbledown Farms in Brookfield, New Hampshire

With hay wagon rides to your ceremony site and a red-painted 3-story 1800s barn, Tumbledown Farms offers the true rustic wedding experience. The 300-acre property, located between the White Mountains and New Hampshire's Lake's Region, allows couple's full wedding weekend access to twinkle-light-filled barn, which you can dress up with decor from the venue's "wedding pantry." Tumbledown also serves farm-to-table catering and the opportunity to have your rehearsal dinner out in a cow pasture on the property.

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