Stunning Countryside Wedding Venues to Tie the Knot

Headwaters has no shortage of charming barns, farms and estates that make the perfect backdrop for a countryside wedding

September 8, 2023 | | Community

We are spoiled for choice in the Headwaters area when it comes to nature-filled country wedding venues. Here are eight to suit every style from relaxed and rustic to chic garden party.

Adamo Estate Winery and Hockley Valley Resort

LOCATION: 793366 and 793522 3rd Line EHS, Mono

THE VIBE: Sophisticated indoor and outdoor spaces at Hockley Valley, and elevated vineyard elegance at sister property, Adamo, which lies south of the resort.

ICONIC PHOTO MOMENT: Among the vines. Both properties have working vineyards, with Adamo, of course, having a huge expanse of them.

Alton Mill Arts Centre

LOCATION: 1402 Queen St W, Alton

THE VIBE: Grand and historic. This restored heritage stone mill offers the best of old-world architecture fused with modern industrial touches.

ICONIC PHOTO MOMENT: On the banks of the Millpond or against the majestic stone walls of the Annex Courtyard.

The Alton Mill Arts Centre’s spacious Annex Courtyard. Photo courtesy Alton Mill Arts Centre.

Cambium Farms

LOCATION: 18333 Winston Churchill Blvd, Caledon

THE VIBE: Rustic country elegance with a beautifully restored 19th-century barn as the star of the show.

ICONIC PHOTO MOMENT: On Cambium’s long main entrance driveway and in the farm fields alongside hay bales if you’re in season.

Erin Estate

LOCATION: 6107 2nd Line, Erin

THE VIBE: Enchanting country estate with a cinematic forest ceremony space.

ICONIC PHOTO MOMENT: Deep in the woods – a mystical and unforgettable setting to get lost in.

Photographer Jessica Douglas captured the rustic gardens of Erin Estate.

Millcroft Inn & Spa

LOCATION: 55 John St, Alton

THE VIBE: Vintage old-world country elegance thanks to the mill’s historic 19th-century architecture and picturesque Riverside Wedding Garden.

ICONIC PHOTO MOMENT: In front of Shaw’s Creek Falls, one of the most beautiful outdoor wonders of the area.

Shaw’s Creek Falls is a picture perfect setting for wedding photography. Courtesy Millcroft Inn and Spa.

Mount Alverno Luxury Resorts

Location: 20706 Heart Lake Rd, Caledon

THE VIBE: Pure country luxury with outdoor and indoor wedding venues, plus a stunning glass conservatory scheduled to open soon.

ICONIC PHOTO MOMENT: Anywhere on the property’s lush, rambling grounds – with woodlands and wildflower gardens.

Say yes at Mount Alverno’s spacious grounds and event spaces. Courtesy Mount Alverno Luxury Resorts.

Mrs. Mitchell’s Restaurant

LOCATION: 887395 Mono-Mulmur Townline, in the village of Violet Hill

THE VIBE: A charming and cozy 19th-century former schoolhouse that feels like home – complete with a stunning English-style perennial garden.

ICONIC PHOTO MOMENT: Under the trees on the flagstone pathway against the wrought-iron gates that lead to the back garden area – pure magic.

Local Florists and Flower Farms

Brides and grooms have an embarrassment of riches when it comes to local florists and farmers to source from. Bonus tip from the two lavender farms: Stonewell Farm offers three-hour ceremony bookings (no sit-down receptions, no alcohol), and Hereward Farms is booking weddings of up to 100 people starting in 2024.

About the Author More by Alison McGill

Alison McGill is a writer, editor and podcaster who lives in Halton Hills.

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