Rustic Wedding Venues in RI

If you enjoy natural beauty and historic charm, then these rustic Rhode Island wedding venues are for you! Here’s a short list of some of my favorite rustic wedding venues near Newport, RI. These stunning venues are just the right blend of rustic elegance and breathtaking natural landscapes.

Bristol, RI Wedding Venues

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Blithewold Mansion & Gardens in Bristol, RI

Weddings held in the outdoor gardens of this Bristol, RI wedding venue are graced with Bilthewold’s stunning combination of natural beauty and historic charm. Ceremonies are conducted in the North Garden while cocktails and receptions are enjoyed on the terraces, two covered porches and the Great Lawn overlooking the breathtaking Narragansett Bay.

101 Ferry Road
Bristol, RI 02809

Mount Hope Farms in Bristol, RI

Mount Hope Farms is another Bristol, RI wedding venue full of classic New England charm, rustic elegance and stunning natural beauty. It features two delightful wedding sites. The first is a large, airy barn overlooking the well-tended gardens and fields of the historic Governor Bradford House. The second is an 1940’s Adirondack style cabin adjacent to a grassy field and nestled into a cedar grove overlooking the bay.

250 Metacom Avenue
Bristol, RI 02809
401-254-1745 x103

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Newport, RI Wedding Venues

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Castle Hill Inn in Newport, RI

Built in 1875 as the summer home of a marine biologist and naturalist, Castle Hill Inn is a Newport, RI wedding venue boasting a rich history and heritage. Today, the 40 acre seaside property has many functions. It is an inn, a restaurant, a boutique spa, and a wedding venue brimming with old-world charm and luxury. With its lantern-lit gardens, historic lighthouse, sandy beaches, and stunning views of the ocean, this rustic Rhode Island wedding venue is a must-see!

590 Ocean Drive
Newport, RI 02840

Portsmouth, RI Wedding Venues

Greenvale Vineyards in Portsmouth, RI

Greenvale Vineyards is a family-operated farm established in 1863, along a sloping waterfront property on the Sakonnet River. This vineyard is a popular Portsmouth, RI wedding venue. It boasts multiple event sites across its elegant 60 acres, including a restored stable, two waterview sites, and a location in the midst of the vineyard.

582 Wapping Rd
Portsmouth, RI 02871

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Glen Manor House in Portsmouth, RI

With its well-manicured formal gardens and grand patios overlooking the Sakonnet River, the Glen Manor House is the perfect blend of historical elegance and natural beauty. The French chateau-style manor and its adjacent property has many locations for absolutely dreamy wedding day memories and photographs. If you are considering Portsmouth, RI wedding venues, don’t leave this one off your list!

3 Frank Coelho Drive
Portsmouth, RI 02871

Middletown, RI Wedding Venues

Newport Vineyards in Middletown, RI

So it’s called Newport Vineyards, but don’t let that fool you – it’s actually a popular wedding venue in Middletown, RI! I love how Newport Vineyards describes their rustic RI wedding venue. Here it is from their website: Newport Vineyards is “the perfect marriage of refined rustic and industrial chic, our wedding venues are truly unmatched, and bring the elements of the outdoors in during any season.” Honestly, I couldn’t say it any better!

909 East Main Road
Middletown, RI 02842

Sweet Berry Farm in Middletown, RI

Sweet Berry Farm is a thriving, family-owned farm in Middletown, just a short drive from Newport, RI. I love it for family photos, but it is also the perfect location for a rustic farm wedding. It features two different ceremony and reception options, the Orchard Field and the Post-and-Beam Barn. Consider this Middletown, RI wedding venue if you want beautiful open expanses, orchards, and fields as the graceful, rustic backdrop for your wedding day.

15 Mitchell’s Lane
Middletown, RI 02842

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There you have it: the best rustic wedding venues near Newport, RI. Where will your dream wedding be held?


Rustic weddings are my fav! If you’ve chosen your date and venue, then choosing your wedding photographer is next. Schedule a no-obligation phone call and let’s chat about your special day!