Forest Wedding Venues in Virginia and Maryland (DC area)

Forest Wedding Venue Ideas

You know I’m always keeping it real with you. I was informed by an SEO expert that Forest Wedding Venue was a top search term. So here I am, trying to capitalize on that! These venues will be DC-area venues since that is my expertise! Of course, there are not many forest wedding venues in this pretty urban (and suburban) area. But I think that there are a few wedding venues that are really pretty and fit the bill.

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Maryland Forest Wedding Venues

Woodend Sanctuary wedding ceremony forest
forest wedding ceremony in the Hemlock Grove at Woodend

Woodend Mansion, a very popular wedding venue, has a wooded grove where you can orient your wedding ceremony towards either end. One has a stone riser, and the other does not. Woodend is located in Bethesda, Maryland, and can accommodate about 170 guests. The reception area is a large historic building paired with a tented patio.

Forest wedding venue - Rockwood Manor in Potomac MD, tented reception
Forest wedding venue - Rockwood Manor Maryland

Rockwood Manor is a wedding venue in Potomac, Maryland, with an area where you can tent for your reception that has a forest-y vibe!

Virginia Forest Wedding Venues

Hendry House in Arlington, Virginia, is a wedding venue with a forest-like area where you can get married in front of this truly stunning built-in arch. Or you can set up your reception tent in this wooded area.

If you are willing to travel to Orkney Springs for a true Virginia destination wedding and are looking for Dirty Dancing summer camp vibes, Shrine Mont is for you. And they have a wedding ceremony location that is definitely in a forest!

Will one of these Forest Wedding Venues work for you? Did I miss one that is on your radar? Drop a comment below!

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