1571 Ditchley Road, Kilmarnock, VA
Ditchley Cider Works, Inc is a historic wedding venue located in Kilmarnock, VA. Situated on 162 acres in the Northern Neck of the state, the property's history dates back to the mid-1600s. Since then, the venue has been extensively renovated to enhance original details while creating a charming setting for milestone celebrations. Today, the grounds feature a sprawling apple orchard which is used to make hard cider as well as pastures of grass-fed cows and heritage hogs. When hosting at Ditchley Cider Works, couples and their loved ones will experience the venue's relaxing, picturesque setting. Ceremonies can take place on the main lawn or at the shimmering water's edge. Alternatively, to-be-weds are welcome to exchange vows in the Manor House. After tying the knot, the newlyweds can celebrate and enjoy a seated dinner inside or in the open air with up to 50 guests. The venue's experienced event team will work with each couple to curate a menu that aligns with their one-of-a-kind palette. Dishes will feature fresh, farm-raised ingredients and locally procured specialties, resulting in truly unforgettable dining experiences. When the festivities draw to a close, newlyweds and their guests are welcome to rest and relax in the Manor House. The historic building is complete with four comfortable bedrooms which can be rented individually or all together. Throughout their stay, those visiting can enjoy access to the venue's small, private beachfront and are invited to explore the Bay on paddleboards or kayaks. Couples can also enjoy guided bike tours through the venue's nature preserve and scenic country roads to fully experience the property's natural beauty.