Are you scouting for barns to rent for weddings in Ohio? Your search ends here in the forests of Ohio. Welcome to The Meadowood, your dream barn wedding venue and a place where your woodland wedding dreams transform into reality.

The Meadowood Renovated

The Meadowood Renovated

Welcome to the Meadowood

Welcome to The Meadowood, an enchanting woodland retreat designed to transform your wedding into a charming reality. Nestled in the heart of Bellville, Ohio, our striking location stands as an emblem of timeless allure and extraordinary jubilations. The Meadowood will captivate your heart with its picturesque scenery, ideal for engraving unique weddings and events in nature’s paradise.

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Meghan and Aaron’s Boho Wedding

There are many barns to rent for weddings in Ohio, but unlike typical spots, The Meadowood specializes in tailoring intimate ceremonies that are as significant and exceptional as you or grand wedding receptions that bring your utopian visions to life. Our mission is to bring your cherished memories to life with a celebration that reflects the essence of your magical journey into matrimony.

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Meghan and Aaron’s Boho Wedding

A Sneak Peek Into the Awe-Inspiring Venue Spaces

In the heartland of America, Cincinnati, Ohio emerges as an ideal destination for couples dreaming of a picture-perfect rustic wedding. Amidst the idyllic rural landscapes and charming farmhouses, The Meadowood offers the quintessential romantic setting to tie the knot.

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Meghan and Aaron’s Boho Wedding

Plan Your Barn Woodland Wedding at The Meadowood

We’ve created this helpful map so you can visualize your wedding experience at our Ohio wedding venue. Learn some local history, try a new restaurant, visit our secret spots, and make your wedding an unforgettable experience.

General Overview

  • Located in Bellville, Ohio
  • Spans an expansive 25-acre property
  • Blends rustic elegance with natural serenity
  • Originated as a working farm in the early 19th century
  • Thoughtfully revitalized for special occasions
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dog in the ceremony

Indoor and Outdoor Spaces

  • Harmonious fusion of indoor and outdoor event spaces
  • Includes the Wedding Reception Barn, the Meadows, the enchanting Forest, and the Cedar House
  • Offers an inviting and secluded haven surrounded by nature
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Meghan’s dress

Reception Barn

  • Timeless charm with rustic allure and modern sophistication
  • Meticulously renovated preserving original timber-frame accents
  • Expansive interiors with natural light during the day and romantic lighting in the evening
  • Ideal setting for unforgettable functions
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Meghan and Aaron

The Pond

  • Feature: Tranquil pond, a hidden gem of natural beauty
  • Details: Adorned with delicate lily pads and graced by a picturesque dock
  • Photography: Captivating backdrop for serene and timeless photographs
  • Atmosphere: Gentle ripples of the water, harmonious melodies of nature, and peaceful ambiance
  • Ideal Moments: Idyllic setting for intimate moments and romantic snapshots
  • Occasions: Suitable for quiet moments for newlyweds or picturesque group photos
  • Overall Feel: The pond at The Meadowood embodies tranquility and natural elegance
  • Memory Canvas: Enchanting backdrop for cherished memories
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Meghan and Aaron

The Bridal Suite and Stone Patio & Fireplace

Bridal Suite

Stone Patio & Fireplace

Thoughtfully designed and sophisticated.

A private sanctuary for bridal preparations and relaxation.

Spacious and beautifully appointed with large mirrors, soft lighting, and comfortable seating.

The ideal scene for pre-ceremony photos.

The heart of the place with a massive rustic stone fireplace.

Outdoor space for magical cocktail areas.

String lights overhead cast a romantic spell.

Whimsical act of tossing flowers from the barn balcony.

Captivating space for creating memories, laughter, and love.


couple by the pond

Types of Events We Host

At The Meadowood in Bellville, Ohio, we host a wide range of events, each set within our enchanting forested venue and lush green meadows that provide a beautifully unique backdrop. Our venue is adorned with majestic oak trees, further enhancing the natural beauty of the surroundings. Here are some of the memorable gatherings you can host at Meadowood:

  • Receptions: Our location can accommodate up to 200 guests, providing an intimate setting for your grand reception. We have both indoor and outdoor event spaces, ensuring a seamless celebration regardless of the weather.
  • Vow Renewals: Our diverse ceremony types are perfect for vow renewals, whether you prefer a Civil Union, Commitment Ceremony, Religious Ceremony, or Non-Religious Ceremony.
  • Bridal Showers: Our stunning place is an excellent place for a memorable bridal shower, with on-site accommodations available for your convenience.
  • Baby Showers: Celebrate the impending arrival of your little one amidst the natural beauty of our location.
  • Family Gatherings: Host a family gathering in our historic barn or among the trees, providing a memorable setting for your loved ones.
  • Corporate Events: With a seamless wireless internet connection and handicap accessibility, we’re well-equipped to accommodate a variety of corporate events and workshops.
  • Workshops and Retreats: Our versatile location can be transformed to suit a diverse range of workshops and retreats. Our sweeping space, coupled with on-site accommodation makes it a perfect retreat location.
  • Concerts: The Meadowood doubles as a fantastic atmospheric spot for concerts. Our vast outdoor space creates an intimate ambiance for a musical evening.
  • Art Shows: Your art pieces will certainly gain additional attention when displayed at our picturesque location, amidst the woodland magic and whimsical vibes.
  • Photo Shoots and Film Shoots: Our forested spot and majestic stone fireplace are guaranteed to add a magical touch to your photo and film shoots.
  • Fundraisers: The Meadowood is capable of providing a meaningful atmosphere for your fundraiser. Our liability insurance coverage ensures peace of mind.
  • Birthday Parties: Celebrate the gift of life at our enchanting venue. From milestone birthdays to casual get-togethers, every moment will be cherished at The Meadowood.
  • Anniversary Parties: Celebrate your love story amidst the timeless beauty of our venue. It’s the perfect location for an intimate gathering, renewing your vows, or throwing a grand party.
  • Holiday Parties: Set the stamp of uniqueness to your holiday parties. With our indoor and outdoor spaces, we can accommodate celebrations in any season.
  • Graduation Parties: Celebrate the success of graduation amidst the tranquil backdrop of our forested venue. Our vast event space can comfortably accommodate large gatherings, allowing your guests to dance the night away.
  • Reunions: From high school reunions to long-awaited family gatherings, The Meadowood offers the ideal setting to bring people together and relive wonderful memories.

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outdoor reception area

outdoor reception area

Hosting at The Meadowood is more than just an event; it’s a beautifully unique experience surrounded by natural beauty. No matter the occasion, our staff is devoted to helping you create cherished memories at our stunning venue.

Snapshot of Our Services and Amenities

lexi and chandler cutting their cake

lexi and chandler cutting their cake

best man giving a speech

best man giving a speech

Reserve Your Day Today
ben and alexis in the woodland area at our venue

ben and alexis in the woodland area at our venue

ben and alexis walking down the aisle at our outdoor ceremony area

ben and alexis walking down the aisle at our outdoor ceremony area

Picture-Perfect Settings for Your Wedding Photography

Your wedding photos are snapshots of lifelong memories, and at The Meadowood, we provide the ideal backdrop for those unforgettable scenes. From an enchanting forest offering an intimate setting to an expansive meadow with a grand vista for a perfect post-wedding shoot, our spot has it all.

The blending of natural beauty with our rustic architectural features – be it our gorgeous monumental stone fireplace or our picturesque barns – ensures your photos capture the timeless charm of your special day. Imagine a radiant bride in her flowing wedding gown with a sunset background, or the newlyweds stealing a kiss by the crackling fireplace – The Meadowood is the place where your picture-perfect wedding dreams come true.

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bridal suite getting ready

bridal suite getting ready

Full-Service Offerings for a Seamless Wedding Experience

At The Meadowood, our aim is to provide a seamless, stress-free experience. We accomplish this by offering comprehensive services that cover every detail from the moment you book the venue until the last guest bids farewell.

Our service offerings at the catering hall include a mix of essentials and customizable options. From a ceremonious area, an intimate dressing room, and an all-purpose indoor and outdoor event space, to wireless internet and handicap accessibility – we make sure that all practical aspects of your wedding are taken care of.

bridal suite under gorgeous drapery

bridal suite under gorgeous drapery

We also pride ourselves in our on-site accommodations, providing the comfort of effortless transitions between wedding activities and your place of rest. Your comfort is of utmost importance to us, and we ensure that every aspect of your stay is designed with your consent and satisfaction in mind.

Rely on our diverse collection of rentals and equipment to spruce up the venue according to your chosen wedding theme and aesthetic, from rustic to garden-inspired to bohemian chic.

kiss underneth the outdoor ceremony arch

kiss under the outdoor ceremony arch

Craft Your Unforgettable Wedding Experience

Create Customized Packages Tailored to You

Believing that each wedding is unique, we adopt a flexible approach to crafting the perfect marriage ceremony package for you. At Meadowood, we allow you to choose what best suits your needs, style, and budget from our assorted menu of services and offerings.

Want to tie the knot in our historic barn followed by a grand reception on our lush lawn? Looking for indoor and outdoor seating arrangements with a top-notch sound system? Dreaming of an intimate candle-lit ceremony amidst our garden’s blooming flora? You can mix and match our offerings to craft a customized wedding package tailored to your preferences.

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kiss inside underneath the chandelier

kiss inside underneath the chandelier

Extraordinary Vendors for Your Special Day

Hand-Picked, Top-Rated Wedding Vendors in Ohio

The Meadowood understands that your wedding would be incomplete without impeccable services from trusted wedding dealers. Our vendor list has been meticulously curated through a selective process and years of industry experience. We collaborate only with the most reliable, high-quality local vendors within Ohio.

Right from event planners to caterers, from décor specialists to DJs, our wide network of vendors ensures that your wedding day is perfect in every way. These dealers adhere to the highest standards of professionalism and quality, ensuring you enjoy a seamless, delightful marriage experience.

Whether you are looking for a lip-smacking menu of local farm-to-table cuisine or a florist to create dazzling centerpieces that swoon your guests, our handpicked, top-rated vendors cover your wedding needs. Easy navigation on our website allows you to seamlessly explore and find the perfect dealers for your special day.

jess and paul with bridal veil

jess and paul with bridal veil

Understanding Pricing and Packages

Detailed Breakdown of Costs for Peace of Mind Budgeting

At Meadowood, we strive for transparent communication, especially when it comes to wedding costs and budgeting. Our detailed breakdown of costs ensures couples can understand where each penny goes, providing them peace of mind during their wedding planning process.

Our Brochure gives you a preliminary understanding of your wedding budget by including the venue prices, food & beverage charges, and any additional taxes or fees. This tool helps you adjust your choices as per your budget and avoids any surprise expenses.

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jess and perry in the forest

jess and perry in the forest

Exceptional Value Options to Meet Various Budgets

We understand that every couple has a unique budget when it comes to planning their wedding. At The Meadowood, we offer an assortment of value options that cater to diverse budgets without compromising on the quality and enchantment of your special day.

Our varied venue choices, customizable services, the flexibility of catering and decor options, and our extensive network of marriage specialists create a gamut of combinations to explore. Whether you dream of an intimate elopement package in one of our cozier venues or a grand reception in our Historic Barn, we have something for everyone.

Our commitment to providing exceptional value is evident through our numerous award wins and top rankings in the realm of Ohio venues. With Meadowood, you are guaranteed to celebrate your love without stretching your wallet.

jess perry in the forest

jess perry in the forest

Photo Gallery Preview

Captivating Images from Previous Breathtaking Ohio Barn Weddings

Our Photo Gallery stands as a testament to the hundreds of fairytale weddings that have taken place in our rustic barns. Within this visual treasure trove, you will find captivating images that capture the heartwarming moments and joyous celebrations of our Meadowood couples.

Whether it’s an elated bride walking down the wooden aisle in our forest venue, a couple exchanging vows under a floral arch in our spacious meadow, or guests immersing themselves in the festivities in our rustic barns, each snap rekindles the magic of these unforgettable ceremonies. Additionally, the joyful atmosphere during the rehearsal serves as a preview of the incredible moments to come.

Visit our gorgeous Photo Gallery to glimpse the magic that awaits.

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inside the main reception hall

inside the main reception hall

Real Ohio Bride Experiences at our Exclusive Venues

At The Meadowood, we believe that every bride deserves to experience their dream wedding in an unforgettable venue. Our philosophy is reflected clearly in the heartening stories and experiences shared by real Meadowood brides on our testimonials page.

Each testimonial narrates a fairytale tale of love celebrated amidst the resplendent beauty of our rustic venues, commendable service standards, and our team’s unwavering commitment to making the wedding day special and trouble-free.

Statements like, “The Meadowood made our day in northwest Ohio absolutely perfect!”, “I couldn’t have dreamed of a better northwest Ohio wedding venue!”, and The Meadowood is genuinely a hidden gem in northwest Ohio!” echo the satisfaction and joy experienced by our northwest Ohio brides.

We invite you to read our testimonials to learn more about real bride experiences at Meadowood’s exclusive venues and envision how wonderful your wedding can be with us.

gorgeous forest woodland vibes

gorgeous forest woodland vibes

Talk to Experts to Design Your Perfect Wedding Day

The Meadowood is backed by a talented team of experienced professionals who are fervent about orchestrating a wedding that personifies your love and personality. We warmly welcome you to consult with our experts who will guide you in designing your perfect day.

With their vast experience and an eye for detail, our experts can help you with everything from selecting the right venue and customizing packages to finalizing the decor theme and coordinating with dealers. They provide valuable insights, creative suggestions, and practical solutions to ensure every aspect of your wedding is in sync with your vision.

Our team thrives on transforming dreams into beautiful realities and is committed to making your wedding a celebration you and your guests will treasure forever. Reach out to our experts today to begin your journey towards designing your perfect wedding.

donut wall at our wedding venue

donut wall at our wedding venue

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

When Should I Get Married?


  • Average Temperature (Fahrenheit):
  • September: 50-75°F
  • October: 40-65°F
  • November: 30-55°F
  • Scenic Foliage: Fall foliage can provide a beautiful background for outdoor ceremonies.
  • Mild Temperatures: Generally, temperatures are moderate, making it comfortable for both indoor and outdoor events.
  • Cool Evenings: Be prepared for cooler evenings, and consider providing blankets or heaters for guests.


  • Average Temperature (Fahrenheit):
  • June: 60-85°F
  • July: 65-90°F
  • August: 65-85°F
  • Warm and Sunny: Ideal for outdoor weddings, but consider shade options for guests during the ceremony.
  • Evening Cool Down: While the days are warm, evenings can cool down, so plan accordingly for nighttime events.
  • Backup Plan: Have a backup plan in case of unexpected rain or extreme heat.


  • Average Temperature (Fahrenheit):
  • March: 30-55°F
  • April: 40-65°F
  • May: 50-75°F
  • Blooming Flowers: Spring brings vibrant blooms, adding a natural touch to outdoor settings.
  • Variable Weather: Spring can be unpredictable, so be prepared for potential rain and temperature variations.
  • Comfortable Temperatures: Generally mild and pleasant, making it suitable for both indoor and outdoor events.


  • Average Temperature (Fahrenheit):
  • December: 20-40°F
  • January: 15-35°F
  • February: 20-40°F
  • Winter Wonderland: Consider embracing the winter theme with cozy decor and possibly even snow.
  • Indoor Options: Given colder temperatures, having an indoor space is crucial, but outdoor photos can be magical.
  • Weather Contingency: Be prepared for potential snow, rain, or freezing temperatures, and have backup plans.

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cake and dessert table

cake and dessert table

Which Features Should I Look for in an Ohio Barn/Farm Wedding Venue?

Selecting a suitable barn or farm wedding venue in Ohio largely depends on your personal preferences and needs. However, there are some common features that you should consider for the perfect venue:

  • If planning an outdoor ceremony, ensure there’s a backup plan in case of inclement weather.
  • Confirm the barn’s policies on weather-related changes.
  • Understand the venue’s policies on decorating the barn.
  • Check if there are restrictions on candles, open flames, or other decor elements.
  • Inquire about the venue’s policies regarding catering, florists, and other dealers.
  • Confirm if there are preferred dealers or if you have the flexibility to choose your own.
  • Check the availability of parking spaces for guests.
  • Ensure the venue is accessible for guests with mobility concerns.
  • Discuss the timeline for setup and breakdown with the venue coordinator.
  • Confirm the hours you have access to the venue on the wedding day.
  • Check if there are any permits required for the event.
  • Understand local regulations and noise restrictions.
  • Explore the surroundings for photo opportunities both inside and outside the barn.
  • Discuss any restrictions on photography locations.
bride tribe getting ready

bride tribe getting ready

Do These Venues Accommodate Both Ceremonies and Receptions?

Absolutely! The Meadowood is designed to host both ceremonies and receptions.

For ceremonies, you can choose from a wide range of indoor and outdoor spaces, including banquet halls. Each has its own unique charm, from our historic barns, and enchanting forest settings, to our open meadows, there’s a perfect spot to exchange vows.

For receptions, our barn experience’s spacious interiors can be transformed into a warm and welcoming space for dancing, dining, and celebrating. Depending on weather conditions and personal preference, you can also opt for an alfresco reception in our outdoor areas.

Can I Stay Overnight on the Property?

Yes! We provide comfortable on-site accommodations for guests wishing to stay overnight. If you need any assistance with booking, please let us know.

At The Meadowood, we aim to make your wedding day as seamless as possible, providing you the flexibility of hosting your entire wedding day in one beautiful location.

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Aaron getting some help from his groomsmen

Schedule Your Personalized Tour

To schedule a tour and discover the magic of The Meadowood firsthand, simply reach out to us. Let us bring your visions to life and create unforgettable memories in this idyllic oasis.

Visit Our Venues and Witness the Magic Up Close

There’s a mesmerizing beauty and charm in our gorgeous venues that is truly appreciated when witnessed up close. We open our doors for personalized tours, offering you a first-hand experience of our spellbinding venues.

Whether it’s our majestic barns, the quaint outdoor patios, the enchanting forest area, or the captivating meadows, each location unravels a unique allure and sets the tone for your dream wedding. Our representatives guide you through the venues explaining the features, facilities, and lodging options, helping you visualize your wedding day.

We also provide you an opportunity to interact with our wedding professionals and discuss your expectations, ideas, and concerns. They use their vast experience and deep understanding to help you tailor your dream wedding at Meadowood. Schedule your personalized tour today to witness the magic that is The Meadowood.

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