The 15 Best Wedding Venues in Southern New Hampshire

New Hampshire has a little bit of everything. From quaint small towns to the expansive wilderness to coastal beach towns, New Hampshire is a gem among the New England states. All of the natural beauty provides a stunning backdrop for couples looking to get married in this charming state.

And what’s better is that the state is a hidden treasure for weddings. With only 7,908 weddings taking place in the state in 2021, New Hampshire is low on the list of popular states to get married, ranked 42 out of all the states.

But don’t let the low number of weddings scare you away from the state. New Hampshire wedding venues offer gorgeous views and wonderful packages to fit every couple’s budget.

From coastal beauties to rural landscapes, you’re sure to find the best wedding venues in Southern New Hampshire that will provide you with unforgettable memories of your big day.

Cobb Hill Estate

If you’re looking for luxury in Southern New Hampshire, Cobb Hill Estate will not disappoint. This venue in Harrisville, New Hampshire has 750 acres and sits atop the mountains, providing a private escape with panoramic views of nature no matter where you are on the grounds.

Cobb Hill Estate has a variety of indoor and outdoor options for your wedding ceremony and reception. For large weddings, the amphitheater provides an open space outdoors with stunning views of greenery.

Or get married in the gardens surrounded by tons of blooming flowers. Some outdoor spaces can have a tent for a covered event. Inside options include a modernized rustic barn. There’s even a pick-your-own flower garden so your guests can walk away with a unique wedding favor.

Price Range: $11,000 to $19,500.

Capacity: Up to 200 guests.

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St. Andrew’s-By-The-Sea

Timeless elegance is truly encapsulated at St. Andrew’s-By-The-Sea. This stately stone chapel in Rye, New Hampshire has stunning coastal views. St. Andrew’s-by-The-Sea offers ceremonies with a view and puts religion at the forefront of your nuptials.

With wooden trusses and colorful stained glass, you’ll be surrounded by the classic church architecture that’s perfect for setting a romantic and idyllic setting for your wedding ceremony.

The church is free to members and non-members can use the church for their ceremonies for a fee. This venue will provide a wedding coordinator to help plan events. St. Andrew’s-By-The-Sea is available for weddings from mid-May through mid-October.

Price Range: $800 to $1,500.

Capacity: Up to 150 guests.

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Allrose Farm

A rustic barn venue in Greenfield, New Hampshire, Allrose Farm provides couples with a lush green setting for their ceremony and reception. Get the true countryside experience at this boutique barn with a babbling pond fountain, blooming gardens, and antique stone walls on the property.

You can get ready in the private suite and sip mimosas before the wedding. Get married on the grounds with towering green trees surrounding your ceremony. Host your reception in the antique barn that features a two-story stone fireplace and elegant chandeliers hanging from above.

Allrose Farm allows for flexibility for couples to create the wedding of their dreams. The venue has a partner for in-house catering that also offers bartending, dishes, linen, and staff.

Price Range: $5,000 to $7,500.

Capacity: Up to 125 guests.

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Rivermill

For a couple that prefers to be hands-on with their planning, Rivermill offers the perfect blank canvas venue. Rivermill in Dover, New Hampshire provides a flexible space for couples to explore their creativity, bring their own ideas, and craft their dream wedding.

Originally built in the 1800s, Rivermill has brick and beam architecture and tall, arched windows that feature views of the Cocheco River. Couples can transform the space into an elegant ballroom or a modern lounge, depending on their wedding style.

The Rivermill staff will assist with choosing from a list of preferred vendors to create your wedding color scheme, seating chart, decor, catering, music, and entertainment.

Price Range: $1,500 to $5,450.

All-inclusive packages: $125 per person to $140 per person

Capacity: Up to 250 guests.

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Flag Hill Distillery and Winery

Romantic and intimate, Flag Hill Distillery and Winery is located in Lee, New Hampshire. Established in 1990 and family-owned, Flag Hill Distillery and Winery sits on 110 acres of land, offering stunning views of lush fields and twisting vines.

Host your ceremony on the grounds of the manicured lawns for an open-air celebration. A tent can be provided to create a comfortable, covered outdoor space. Intimate ceremonies and receptions can be hosted in the Post & Beam fining room, which features wood beams and blank canvas decor for couples to create their dream wedding.

Dressing suites are available for the couple to get ready before the ceremony. Flag Hill Distillery and Winery also has chairs, tables, and linens for every wedding. There are also packages, which include an event planner, an on-site catering team, and a bartender.

Price Range: $1,100 to $2,100.

Capacity: Up to 250 guests.

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Dell-Lea Weddings & Events

Over 230 years old and set on 235 private acres, Dell-Lea Weddings & Events offers gorgeous rustic elegance in Chichester, New Hampshire.

Easily accessible from Manchester, Portsmouth, and Concord, this venue is perfect for guests who have to travel but want a private experience.

Dell-Lea Weddings & Events offers indoor and outdoor spaces for both ceremonies and receptions. A magnificent gazebo offers a romantic outdoor setting with a backdrop of the mountains. Indoor locations include the barn with exposed beams and a veranda overlooking the grounds.

Price Range: $12,500 to $22,300

Capacity: Up to 200 guests.

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The Gardens at Uncanoonuc Mountains

Tucked away in your own private mountain resort is The Gardens at Uncanoonuc Mountains. This quaint wedding venue in Goffstown, New Hampshire, just outside of Manchester, offers gorgeous views of the lush mountains and the gardens.

Outdoors, you can explore 15 acres of gardens and set your ceremony within the Pine Grove, the Rose Garden, or the Woodland Garden. Cover our outdoor ceremony with a sailcloth tent. Indoors, can host more intimate weddings in the Cottage and the Fountain Garden.

The Gardens at Uncanoonuc Mountains host weddings from May through October, but you can contact them year-round to schedule your events. This venue provides a list of preferred vendors to help create your dream event.

Price Range: Starts at $3,750.

Capacity: 35 guests indoors, 200 guests outdoors.

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Steele Hill Resorts

For the most stunning natural backdrop, couples should tour Steel Hill Resorts in Sanbornton, New Hampshire. Open year-round, it offers seasonal celebrations whether it’s a sunny summer celebration or a white winter wedding.

Steel Hill Resorts offers indoor and outdoor spaces for your wedding ceremony and reception. With over 500 acres overlooking glacial lakes and mountainscapes, you’ll have plenty of options for outdoor ceremonies both in warm and cold weather.

Inside, Steel Hill Resorts has a restaurant that provides a charming atmosphere—plus overnight accommodations for couples, wedding parties, and guests.

Price Range: $750 to $7,500.

Capacity: Up to 200 guests.

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Granite Rose by Wedgewood Weddings

Recreate your own royal wedding at Granite Rose by Wedgewood Weddings in Hampstead, New Hampshire. A charming wedding venue surrounded by lush and intimate gardens and romantic antique decor.

Host your wedding in one of the two garden ceremony sites with a wrought-iron gazebo and blooming flowers. Your reception will be inside one of the two reception rooms with stately chandeliers and a built-in bar.

Granite Rose by Wedgewood Weddings offers a dressing suite for couples to get ready before the ceremony. Couples will enjoy full-service event planning with four package options to fit every budget, including in-house catering and vendor coordination.

Price Range: $495 to $5,995.

Capacity: Up to 400 guests.

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Alyson’s Orchard

Host a country-style wedding in Walpole, New Hampshire on a 450-acre apple orchard. Alyson’s Orchard was originally built in the 1980s by a husband and wife team. Built with love, Alyson’s Orchard has hosted weddings for over 20 years.

You can have your wedding ceremony on the grounds for a picturesque outdoor ceremony at one of the four wedding sites. You can also have an indoor wedding ceremony and reception in the rustic reception hall.

Alyson’s Orchard offers on-site lodging accommodations so your wedding party and guests can stay close to your event. Choose from an 1860s farmhouse or a rustic lodge. You’ll also enjoy perks like a wedding wagon with a driver to bring guests to the ceremony site.

Price Range: $5,000 to $7,000.

Capacity: Up to 225 guests.

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Bedford Village Inn

A historic barn and farm in Bedford, New Hampshire, the Bedford Village Inn provides a charming setting for special celebrations. Set on 10 acres, this estate was originally built in the 18th century and features manicured gardens and a stunning interior.

Host an intimate ceremony or an extravagant gala in the Great Hall. Micro weddings can take place in the Grand Charolais Room. Outside, you’ll find elegant fountains and walkways lined with blooming wisteria as a backdrop for outdoor weddings.

Bedford Village Inn has in-house event coordination to handle event rentals and day-of coordination. There is also a suite for couples to get ready before the ceremony. The in-house culinary team will craft a delicious and customized meal with signature cocktails.

Price Range: $19,000 to $24,000.

Capacity: Up to 210 guests.

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Manchester Country Club

Hosting love stories in Bedford, New Hampshire since 1923, Manchester Country Club provides couples with an elegant backdrop for their wedding day. It has a stunning open-air terrace or a canopy-covered patio as an option for your outdoor ceremony.

Host your reception in the Great Room which features a modern style and floor-to-ceiling windows that feature stunning views of the lush green fairways.

The wedding party will have access to the Dressing Room with a vanity, mirrors, and private butler service to enjoy while getting ready for the ceremony.

Price Range: $18,000 to $20,000.

Capacity: Up to 300 guests.

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Mayfair Farm

A gorgeous farm venue in Harrisville, New Hampshire, Mayfair Farm offers couples lush green pastures as the backdrop to their wedding day. With a focus on staying local, Mayfair Farm offers a unique twist to the classic wedding.

At Mayfair Farm, you can choose from indoor and outdoor event spaces to host your wedding ceremony and reception. Exchange vows on the scenic hilltop that overlooks the farm or at the bottom of Mount Monadnock, surrounded by lush greenery. The barn provides indoor space for ceremonies and receptions.

What draws couples to Mayfair Farm is its unique menu offerings. The cuisine features ethically produced, fresh, and made-from-scratch food that your guests will be craving after the event.

Price Range: $10,000 to $13,000.

Capacity: Up to 200 guests.

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The Exeter Inn

Originally built in the 1930s, The Exeter Inn is still a historic hotel and now a wedding venue in Exeter, New Hampshire. The venue adds a touch of contemporary style while still maintaining the history and charm of the original 1930s architecture.

For an elegant ceremony or reception, the Daniel Webster Ballroom and Great Hall offer high ceilings, intricate woodwork, and large Palladin arch windows to take in the gorgeous views. You can also get married in the Gazebo and have your reception on the patio grounds or in the garden.

The Exeter Inn has delicious in-house catering that couples can customize to their taste. There is also event planning to handle all the detail and day-of coordination to ensure your wedding goes off without a hitch.

Price Range: $11,000 to $16,000.

Capacity: Up to 100 guests.

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Birch Wood Vineyard

Rustic and elegant, Birch Wood Vineyard is located in Derry, New Hampshire. The grounds feature rows of grapevines that create an intimate and private wedding venue. Birch Wood Vineyard also has secluded gardens and manicured grounds that will be the ideal backdrop for ceremonies and pictures.

Couples can choose to get married amongst the vineyards surrounded by lush foliage, under a pergola, next to a flower wall, or by a bubbling fountain. Indoors provides a more intimate ceremony gathered around a grand fireplace.

Birch Wood Vineyard offers all-inclusive packages to make wedding planning a breeze. The venue also has in-house catering and bar service, floral centerpieces, and suites for the couple to get ready before the ceremony.

Price Range: $20,000 to $25,000.

Capacity: Up to 210 guests.

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