Reading Farms Estate is perfect for all seasons of the year for any Size Event, Corporate or Spiritual Retreats, Special Events, Intimate or Grand Weddings and Friends and Family Reunions or Vacations.
In the heart of the Green Mountains of Vermont, The Estate is a completely private 400 acre estate with over 5 private miles of manicured hiking trails. Owned by the same family for over a century, the residence boasts a rich architectual , social and cultural past with former guests including Coco Chanel, Laurance Rockefeller and too many dukes and dutches to name but you are always welcome to view our countless photo albums of their wonderful stays at Reading Farms.
Four seasons of country living can be enjoyed at the property, as the ever changing landscape provides continuous delight. Reading Farms truly epitomizes an elegance and time that can not be duplicated.
We specialize in cuisine and service.
Beautiful Barnard Inn, in Barnard, VT is a fantastic location for your dream wedding. Located minutes from Woodstock and Silver Lake State Park, our venue has 10 acres of beautiful landscaping adorned with a pond-side ceremony site and established perennial gardens. Our 1796 brick chateau provides a romantic and historic backdrop to your day. Whether you have a tent wedding or utilize our newly renovated cozy barn – we can accommodate guests up to 250.
We customize your event with you step by step – starting with the menu. Award winning Chef Will Dodson, formerly of Elan Vital and Friscati - both Top 10 Restaurants in San Francisco, has been instrumental in The Barnard Inn being named Best VT Restaurant by MSN.com. Chef Will's philosophy is that food should taste good, flavors should be distinct and ingredients respected. Food tastes better the fresher it is and in most cases our ingredients are procured from neighboring farms. Menus for dietary restrictions such as gluten free & dairy free are available.
We pride ourselves in crafting your Signature Cocktails with our homemade nectars and muddled herbs from our garden. We have a wide selection of 802 spirits, a coveted wine list, and Vermont craft beers. We can accommodate most budgets - let's discuss your desires and vision for your special day. We are committed to hiring efficient and gracious staff, trained in the art of seamless service to create a most relaxing and memorable day for you and your guests. Whether you prefer a black-tie event or a rustic and elegant affair, our service is always of the highest quality and our food is just the best!
Have a wedding to remember at Holiday Inn Club Vacations® Mount Ascutney Resort, located in charming Brownsville, Vermont. The natural beauty of Mount Ascutney provides a picturesque mountain setting that is perfect for your ceremony. You and your guests can then continue the celebration in a beautifully decorated ballroom with delicious Vermont cuisine prepared exclusively by The Maple Kitchen, our on-site restaurant.
Plus, our spacious one-, two- and three-bedroom villas make it easy to prep and be pampered for your big day. And we offer exciting amenities including indoor/outdoor pools, basketball courts, a movie theater, a game room and a full-service gym that can turn your celebration into a fun-filled vacation for you and your guests.
Whether a big event, something small and intimate or somewhere in between, we have packages to fit every budget. Our team is ready to create your memorable wedding, so contact us today.
Planning your wedding can be overwhelming, but taking the time to choose the right venue, caterer, photographer, DJ, and other vendors will help create an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. Consider these tips as you begin your search and learn from the experiences of other brides. Read More