342 Laudholm Farm Road, Wells, ME
The Wells Reserve at Laudholm gives you space to celebrate and room to roam. The timeless natural beauty of the Wells Reserve and rich history of Laudholm Farm make this coastal estate a venue you and your guests will always remember. Hundreds of acres of protected land surround hilltop buildings full of character, a perfect setup for stunning photography. Have a ceremony in the barn, on a hillside overlooking the ocean, or beneath the spreading branches of the centerpiece copper beech. Visit any time — the site is open every day from 7am to sunset. Take a virtual tour and when you’re ready for a full walk-through, the venue is happy to arrange it. Remember: Your rental fee preserves and protects the Wells Reserve at Laudholm and supports a mission of education, research, and conservation at this not-for-profit center for the protection of coastal environments. What is included? Regular contracts encompass the entire weekend, so you can make the most of your time together with family and friends. The weekend rental period includes Friday 1pm to 11pm, Saturday 7am to 11pm, and Sunday 7am to 3 pm. Many couples set up Friday, hold their ceremony Saturday, and return for brunch Sunday. Shorter rentals may be accommodated within 4 months of your event date. Please call the venue for details. Your Wells Reserve at Laudholm rental provides exclusive use of the barn, the auditorium, and the kitchen. You may arrange for tent installation. You may use the grounds and restrooms, which remain open to the public. The venue provides security during the rental period and a number of optional items useful for decorating and entertaining at no additional charge. Q: What packages are available? A: Wells Reserve does not offer packages. You are free to choose your own vendors (the venue can recommend some selected services with experience on site). Q: What is the capacity? A: The barn can seat up to 150 guests. The maximum guest count is 250. Q: Is my fee tax deductible? A: Wedding fees cannot be claimed as a deductible expense because you obtain use of the site in return for your payment. Q: How do I reserve my weekend? A: You may request a 3-week hold. Booking requires a signed contract and partial payment.