One of the biggest decisions you need to make while planning your wedding is to select the kind of wedding venue you would want as the background for your wedding photography. It also decides the kind of ambiance and atmosphere your wedding is going to have for your loved ones to cherish and remember for the rest of their lives. While looking for convenience and uniqueness at the same time, most of the couples are looking at estate weddings as it can be beautifully unique and bring in a breath of fresh air from an everyday ballroom wedding or club wedding. An estate wedding can range from an oceanfront setting to a winery villa, from the rolling hills of a ranch to a sprawling golf course setting, giving the perfect settings for you to host the wedding of your dreams.
With an intimate and cozy feel, and giving you the vibe of a relaxing getaway, Antrim 1844 Country House Hotel in Taneytown is a historic setting for hosting weddings right at the heart of Maryland. This historic spot with a romantic flair offers a unique setting to host your wedding with the convenience of unmatched accessibility for your wedding guests to arrive at the wedding venue in a hassle-free way. It is located circa 45 minutes drive from Baltimore, nestled in the foothills of Catoctin Mountains, in an 1844 Greek Revival mansion, as a stately example of a mid-19th-century agrarian estate. This historic hotel wedding venue in Taneytown, Maryland has a guest capacity of up to 400 with comfortable seating arrangements, making it perfect for you to choose whether you want to have a luxurious affair or an intimate wedding, in its flexible wedding spaces.
The suburban Baltimore wedding venue is a renowned destination for its upscale accommodations and supreme cuisines among locals sprawling in 24 acres of manicured lawns and historical architecture to dazzle your guests on your wedding day with supreme service and the ultimate atmosphere. This wedding venue in the Baltimore suburbs was masterfully restored in 1844 over a blooming plantation with every corner intricately designed to the tiniest of details making the entire landscape whimsical and unforgettable. Our wedding photographers in Baltimore and its suburbs are always in for a treat while curating a wedding album in this historic suburban Baltimore wedding venue because of its unmatched rustic charm and old-world touches sprinkled intricately throughout the wedding event spaces.
Making it one of the best wedding venues in the suburbs of Baltimore, Antrim 1844 wedding venue features a wide range of outdoor and indoor wedding event spaces to host all kinds of activities leading up to your wedding reception, whether it's a family reunion, bridal shower, private dinner, cocktail party reception or rehearsal dinner. Along with being a perfect romantic getaway for you and your guests, this classic wedding venue in Baltimore suburbs features exquisite dining experience in the following event sites filled with modern elegance.
Formal English Tea Rose Garden
Located within a feet distance from the mansion this wedding ceremony event space features vivid rose flower beds, trickling bronze fountains, perfectly manicured lawns, long ivory concrete aisle leading up to a pergola flanked by towering trees and enchanting backgrounds, with lawn chairs arranged on both sides of the aisle.
Another gem of this historic Maryland wedding venue, the Secret Garden features an outdoor wedding ceremony site under a majestic elm tree, with its branches reaching up to the sky, making the entire atmosphere cozy and intimate. This wedding ceremony event space is located in the secluded and private section of the estate giving it a very magical feeling for couples who love to stay close to nature in an ultimate garden setting, making it an ideal set-up for your Baltimore wedding photography session.
Glass Enclosed Pavilion
Elegant and enchanting, this indoor wedding event space features a glass-enclosed pavilion that can eliminate all your woes about bad weather. This indoor wedding ceremony site features hardwood flooring, vintage chandeliers, chic wedding decor and floor-to-ceiling windows with dreamy drapes, overlooking the vibrant gardens, along with making the entire space naturally illuminated for our Baltimore wedding photographers to capture every moment as it happens on your wedding day. This indoor wedding space can also be used for hosting your wedding reception as this wedding event space is attached to a fully-supported kitchen and bar to provide seamless wedding services to your guests.
The Formal Gardens and Croquet Lawn
Perfect for hosting your cocktail reception, this unique tent setting is surrounded by lush green lawns and vibrant flower beds, for your guests to enjoy their drinks and scrumptious food in the beautiful surroundings or inside the tent.
The highlight of the entire estate, the enchanting and dazzling mansion's drawing room is perfect for the cocktail hour, as it features 14-feet ceilings along with plaster medallions and crown molding, oversized Monticello windows, interior shutters and marble mantels carved by William Rinehart. This artsy and elegant indoor event space can bring in vintage elements for your wedding photography session in Baltimore.
The wide varieties of intimate and all-inclusive wedding packages of this historic Baltimore suburban wedding venue make it a favorite choice among newly engaged Baltimore couples to host their weddings. You can also treat your loved ones with the ultimate service by letting them check-in in the 40 exquisitely designed rooms of the historic hotel. The in-house wedding planning team of Antrim 1844 Country House Hotel can perfectly plan your wedding, with covering the littlest of details of your wedding checklist, starting from choosing the kind of wedding decor that’s in your head to preparing your wedding menu to warm up the hearts of your loved ones on your wedding day.
With an impressive collection of wine in the entire East Coast, Antrim 1844 Country House Hotel sounds undoubted show stopper for hosting weddings in Maryland with sheer exuberance and elegance. The on-site Smokehouse Restaurant of this classic wedding venue, located just 15 minutes away from Gettysburg, is a hotspot for the locals with an exclusive taste for gourmet cuisine prepared with delectably fresh ingredients. Also, the vintage cottage rooms in the mansion sprinkled throughout the grounds can give you an opportunity for you and your love to stay back and indulge in unexpectedly wholesome service before heading for the big honeymoon. You can take this opportunity to visit the nearby historical landmarks and give a dash of diversity to your couple photographs or spend your day by the cozy fireplace, in this enchanting Maryland gem.
Loved by our wedding photographers in Baltimore, this traditional wedding venue in Maryland is an ideal destination to have your professional wedding photography session with vibrantly exclusive backgrounds that look straight from a fairy tale. The attached bridal suite in this suburban Baltimore wedding venue is perfect for our professional photographers to capture beautiful bridal portraits for your wedding album, and the breathtaking grounds with the architecturally magnificent mansion in the background can be perfect for candid portraits during a golden hour photography session as the sun sets on the horizon lending endless photo ops for our wedding photographers in Baltimore and its suburbs.
The multitude of photo opportunities at this wedding venue in Maryland includes carriage, ice, post houses, a summer kitchen, and a brick double-sided outhouse dating back to the 19th century, making all your wedding portraits look postcard-ready. The thoughtful details surrounded by panoramic views of lush meadows and pristine woodlands make it a natural choice for having an unforgettable and unique wedding photography session in Baltimore suburbs.
If you haven't clicked any engagement portraits yet, then maybe now is the best time to do so. Get in touch with our engagement photographers in Baltimore and its suburbs and head to all the photogenic places of the largest city in Maryland which is also an important seaport on the wide estuary of the Patapsco River loved by our Baltimore engagement photographers. Head to the destination that inspired the National Anthem of US- Francis Scott Key's poem 'The Star-Spangled Banner', in the year 1814. The historically rich Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine features five bomb ketches, warships, and rocket vessels, from the early 17th century as displays, where you can spend some quality time with your love and bask in the beautiful history, while our professional photographers capture you both with the aesthetic backgrounds of this place. A city with so much of rich history to share is also home to Walters Art Gallery in the famous Mount Vernon Cultural District, which presents a comprehensive display of art from as early as the third millennium BC to the early 20th century.
The Washington Monument, surmounted by a statue of the nation's first President, is a very popular tourist destination and a pre-wedding or post-wedding photography hotspot, as the 228-foot cascading spiral staircase leads to the top of the monument, and makes for a great Baltimore engagement photography session backdrop. One of the oldest Roman Catholic Cathedral in the United States- the Basilica of the Assumption can be your next destination, as this building is listed in the National Register of Historic Places as a National Historic Landmark, and can look breathtaking in your engagement portraits with its cream walls, the dome-shaped architecture and the stately pillars weaving a European dream for professional photography sessions.
For the lovers of art and history, your engagement photography session in Baltimore can leave you with a broad spectrum of photo opportunities in the largest art museum of Maryland- the Baltimore Museum of Art, featuring the world's largest collection of work by Matisse, along with Picasso, Cezanne, van Gogh, and Andy Warhol. The list of engagement photography hotspots doesn't end there as the American Visionary Art Museum is another unique art museum featuring lovely paintings and drawings by various local artists in celebration of the creative spirits. Another such quirky and unusual photographer destination is the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Museum, presenting an excellent collection of historical locomotives including the first passenger train in the United States. There are so many historical things to witness in Baltimore, Maryland, including the famous Inner Harbor and Historic Ships, the waterfront destination, a collection of historical vessels, and an attractive modern complex called Harborplace.
The National Aquarium of Baltimore features Atlantic and Pacific coral reefs along with an open ocean environment packed with hidden sea life and exotic aquatic life, along with a huge complex- Tropical Rainforest, a forest floor packed with a wide variety of large mammals like sloths and monkeys. Channel out your gaming spirit in the popular Oriole Park at Camden Yards, the official home of the Baltimore Orioles, the major league baseball team of the city. If architecture intrigues you, then your next destination can be the popular Maryland Science Center, nestling at the southwest corner of Inner Harbour, with innovative exhibits punctuating the entire area for your Baltimore engagement photography session. The Baltimore Museum of Industry features a stately and rustic backdrop for your engagement portraits, with its tan brown chic industry-like setting representing the backbone of the city's industrial development.
If you are a fan of sunsets and fancy golden hour photography sessions, then head to one of the most unique neighborhoods, that make up the character of the city's waterfront- Baltimore Water Taxi is a fun and fast way to navigate the city while witnessing the famous Baltimore skyline and its magnificent cityscape. When the day comes to an end you can visit the historic Fells Point, the old harbor quarter, featuring vibrant architecture and restored brick buildings filled with restaurants, cafes, and shops, making it a popular place for tourists and locals.
Whether you want to indulge in a post-wedding photo session at one of the famous and popular locations of Baltimore or simply want a wedding photography session at the historic Antrim 1844 in Central Maryland, our professional wedding photographers can create magic with their camera lenses and give you keepsakes from your wedding day, that will last a lifetime.
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30 Trevanion Rd
Taneytown, MD 21787