Are you searching for Cleveland wedding venues and trying to narrow down your choices? Welcome to The Meadowood, a forested woodland wedding venue with a gorgeous barn just a stone’s throw from Cleveland. Keep reading to learn more about our majestic venue.

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The Meadowood Wedding

The Meadowood is a remarkable barn venue in Bellville, OH, that hosts weddings and special events. Nestled on over 50 acres of picturesque scenery, this location provides a stunning yet intimate setting for saying ‘I do.’ The owners strive to provide a personalized experience for couples who choose to host their special day there. They remain on hand throughout events, assisting when needed and ensuring everything goes according to plan.

Time from Cleveland Ohio: 80-minute Drive

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The Barn Interior

The Barn Interior

Welcome to The Meadowood: A Premier Wedding Venue

Welcome to The Meadowood, your dream wedding venue in beautiful Aurora, Ohio. Experience the magic of saying “I do” at The Meadowood. The wedding venue features gorgeous natural light, creating a romantic and enchanting atmosphere for couples exchanging their vows.

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The Meadowood Cake Table

The Meadowood Cake Table

An Introduction to Our Services

Here at The Meadowood, we are not just a venue but a comprehensive wedding service provider. Inspired by the natural beauty surrounding Cleveland Ohio, we have designed an idyllic setting for you to tie the knot in a memorable ceremony.

bridal suite

Our majestic staircase by the bridal suite adds an elegant touch to the ambiance, creating a grand entrance for the bride and groom. Catering to both intimate gatherings and grand affairs, we pride ourselves on providing world-class service and bespoke wedding solutions. We understand that every couple is unique and their wedding day should reflect their personality and preferences. Therefore, our dedicated team collaborates with each client to design, plan, and execute a wedding day that is as unique and special as the couple themselves.

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bride and groom kissing with bridal party

Why Choose The Meadowood for Your Big Day?

Breathe Easy

  • We offer a wedding dream team dedicated to bringing your vision to life
  • Assistance from initial inquiry to your special day and beyond
  • Tailoring individualized experiences for every couple
  • Collaboration on every detail, from decor to food, music, and more
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Meghan and Aaron’s Boho Wedding

Get Ready in Style

  • Enchanting Bridal Suite with natural light and rustic charm
  • Ample space, mirrors, and well-appointed lighting
  • Rustic decor and comfortable seating for a tranquil escape
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Meghan and Aaron’s Boho Wedding

Say “I Do”

  • Walk towards a breathtaking arbor adorned with lush florals
  • Exchange vows surrounded by the serene beauty of a towering forest
  • Two unique ceremony locations are available, with an indoor option for moody weather

Sip & Savor

  • Barn’s spacious outdoor patio and fireplace with stunning views
  • Guests can enjoy libations on the expansive stone patio
  • Rustic stone fireplace and captivating backdrops for photos

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Ceremony at The Meadowood

Ceremony at The Meadowood

Take a Unique Photo Journey

  • 25-acre property designed as a photographer’s paradise
  • Towering Pine trees, a magnificent fireplace, aserene pond with lilypads
  • Vibrant garden venues and fields for one-of-a-kind photo opportunities

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Meghan and Aaron’s Boho Wedding

Savor Every Moment

  • Breathtaking Barn with grand entrance, post-and-beam ceilings
  • Dreamy string lighting on the patio
  • Spacious dining area for delectable food and drinks
  • Speeches and toasts in the warmth of friends and family
  • The barn’s interior and outdoor patio provide the perfect backdrop for celebration and joy
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bride tribe getting ready

Venue Spaces at The Meadowood

Explore the captivating selection of venue spaces at The Meadowood, where rustic charm seamlessly blends with natural beauty. We cater to both indoor and outdoor wedding venues. Whether it’s the woodland-inspired forest, picturesque meadows, the state-of-the-art Barn, or the inviting Cedar House, each location provides a distinctive backdrop for your unforgettable moments. Couples seeking a charming and romantic grand ballroom and barn wedding venue will find The Barn to be an ideal choice. The Meadowood provides several unique venue spaces.

grand entrance of bride and groom

grand entrance of bride and groom

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 near Cleveland. Learn some local history, try a new restaurant, visit our secret spots, and make your wedding an unforgettable experience.

Our 25-Acre Property

  • Located in Bellville, Ohio
  • Sprawling 25-acre property with rustic elegance and natural serenity
  • Rich history dating back to the early 19th century as a functioning farm
  • A harmonious blend of indoor and outdoor event spaces
  • Includes the Barn, the Meadows, the enchanting forest, and the Cedar House. The enchanting forest at The Meadowood provides a magical backdrop for wedding ceremonies, where couples can exchange vows surrounded by the beauty of nature.

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inside the main reception hall

inside the main reception hall

The Barn and Banquet Hall Wedding Venue

  • Exquisite Reception Barn
  • A timeless blend of rustic allure and modern sophistication
  • Carefully renovated space with original timber-frame accents
  • Spacious interiors with natural light and romantic evening lighting
  • A beautiful reception space ideal for memorable celebrations
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Bridal Suite with Gorgeous Wedding Dress Hung from the Ceiling

The Bridal Suite

  • Thoughtfully designed haven of elegance and serenity
  • A private sanctuary for bridal party preparation and relaxation
  • Spacious and beautifully appointed space with large mirrors and soft lighting
  • Ideal backdrop for pre-ceremony photos and final preparations
  • The elegant bridal suite at the wedding venue is perfect for hosting pre-ceremony wedding showers, creating a warm and intimate space for celebrating the bride-to-be.
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Jess and Paul in the Meadow and Forest

The Enchanted Forest

  • Majestic pine tree forest at The Meadowood
  • Canopy of natural beauty transporting you to another world
  • Captivating woodland setting for cherished wedding photos
  • Ideal spot for creating lasting moments on your special day
couple hugging at the pond

Couple Hugging at the Pond

The Pond – Waterfront Venue

  • Tranquil pond near the Barn and Patio
  • Hidden gem of natural beauty adorned with lily pads and picturesque dock
  • Captivating backdrop for serene and timeless photographs
  • Idyllic setting for intimate moments and romantic snapshots
dancing fireplace

dancing fireplace

The Stone Patio & Fireplace

  • Stone Patio with massive rustic stone fireplace
  • The centerpiece of The Meadowood’s enchanting venue
  • Transforms into a magical reception and cocktail area at sunset
  • Overhead string lights and a massive fireplace create a romantic ambiance
  • Ideal space for tossing flowers from the barn balcony, adding a whimsical touch to celebrations

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Vendor Partnerships: Making Your Wedding Complete

We collaborate with the best local vendors and can pair you with vendors who are trustworthy and will match your vision.

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The Meadowood Wedding

Floral Arrangements, Decorations, and More

At The Meadowood, we collaborate with some of the finest local vendors to take care of every detail, making your wedding party effortlessly beautiful. Our partners are well-versed in creating stylish, personalized floral arrangements, choosing flowers that not only match your color theme but also resonate with your unique story, and personality, and even provide stunning chandeliers to add a touch of elegance to your special day.

white and botanical centerpieces

white and botanical centerpieces

Your barn wedding décor and lighting, including chandeliers, are as important as any other element of your Big Day, and our team ensures it’s something guests will talk about long after your wedding. Whether it’s setting the scene with a magical ceiling of twinkle lights for your first dance, making a statement with an arbor dripping with fragrant roses for your ceremony, or designing an inviting, atmosphere with crystal chandeliers for your barn wedding reception, we have the skills and creativity to make your barn wedding dreams a reality.

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Table Decor with Woodland Rustic Vibes

Rest assured, we will ensure every aspect of your wedding, from the aisle to the dining tables, is seamlessly decorated, including the balconies and arcade, to enhance the beauty and harmony of your special day.

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bride and groom florals and attire

Bride and Groom Florals and Attire

Beyond Reception Venues & Weddings at The Meadowood

Celebrate your event in a stunning wedding venue option that mirrors your unique style and personality. With expansive meadows, majestic trees, overnight accommodations, and a charming barn radiating rustic elegance, your gathering will unfold in an enchanting ambiance, immersing you and your guests in a realm of joy. You have a variety of wedding venue options to choose from, ensuring the perfect setting for your special day.

Beyond ensuring that your event rentals are both unforgettable and visually stunning, our commitment extends to making it a seamless and delightful experience for you and your cherished guests. Count on us to address your rental inquiries, offer rental vendor and activity suggestions, ensure a positive and stress-free rental experience throughout, and provide table rental options for your event.

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Swooping Twirl on the Lawn

We specialize in creating memorable moments with beautiful table setups that perfectly complement your chosen theme or style. Whether you need elegant round tables for a wedding reception or long banquet tables for an engagement dinner, we have a wide variety of high-quality table rentals to suit your needs.

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Best Man Giving a Speech

Below are some of the venue rental events we host


  • Celebrate weddings, anniversaries, or other milestones
  • Dancing, dining, and entertainment in a festive atmosphere

Vow Renewals

  • Renew wedding vows in a meaningful and romantic setting
  • Intimate ceremonies to commemorate enduring love

Bridal Showers

  • Special gatherings for the bride-to-be and close friends
  • Games, gifts, and celebrations before the wedding

Baby Showers

  • Welcoming the upcoming arrival of a new baby
  • Gifts, games, and shared joy with friends and family

Family Gatherings

  • Reunite and celebrate family bonds
  • Shared meals, activities, and quality time together

Corporate Events

  • Professional meetings, conferences, or team-building events
  • Networking, presentations, and strategic planning


  • Educational or hands-on learning sessions
  • Skill development, training, or creative exploration


  • Relaxing getaways for team building or personal growth
  • Meditation, workshops, and outdoor activities


  • Live music performances for entertainment
  • Indoor or outdoor venues for diverse musical experiences

Art Shows

  • Display and appreciate various forms of visual art
  • Exhibitions, galleries, and art-related events

Photo Shoots

  • Ideal settings for professional or personal photography
  • Scenic backgrounds for capturing memorable moments

Film Shoots

  • Versatile locations for film and video production
  • Atmospheric settings for various scenes


  • Events to raise funds for charitable causes
  • Galas, auctions, and activities to support a specific mission

Birthday Parties

  • Celebrate personal milestones and birthdays
  • Themes, decorations, and entertainment for all ages

Anniversary Parties

  • Commemorate years of love and commitment
  • Romantic dinners, dances, or intimate gatherings

Holiday Parties

  • Festive celebrations for various holidays
  • Seasonal decorations, food, and themed activities

Graduation Parties

  • Mark educational milestones with friends and family
  • Recognize achievements and future endeavors

Destination Family Reunions

  • Bring together friends, classmates, or family members
  • Share memories, and updates, and reconnect with loved ones
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Bridal Suite under Gorgeous Drapery

Some of Our Bride & Grooms’ Testimonials

Our barn weddings at The Meadowood have always garnered appreciation from our patrons. But don’t take our word for it, hear it from our wonderful couple who’ve started their married life at our venue:

“Owners are genuinely kind people with a passion for their space and community!”

JayDee Gonzo: “Son got married here and this place is absolutely beautiful.”

Kind words are what keep us going. We can’t wait to host your wedding at our wedding venue and provide you with unforgettable wedding experiences at our numerous attractions.

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ceremony exit

Ceremony Exit

FAQs About Our Wedding Locations & Wedding Packages

What Is the Venue Capacity of The Meadowood?

We can accommodate 130-175 guests.

When Is the Best Time for Planning a Wedding in Cleveland OH?



Seasonal Considerations


The temperature ranges from 50°F to 70°F during the months of September to November.

-The foliage is vibrant despite the mild temperatures.

-Considerations for potential rain and wind, provide blankets for guests

-Embrace autumn colors in decor and attire


70°F to 90°F (June to August)

-Warm temperatures, longer daylight hours

-Provide shade options like tents or umbrellas

-Keep guests hydrated, and consider evening ceremonies to avoid midday heat


20°F to 40°F (December to February)

-Cold temperatures, potential for snow and ice

-Consider heated outdoor areas, provide blankets, and warm beverages

-Have an indoor backup plan in case of inclement weather

getting ready guys

Getting Ready Guys

Is There a Backup Plan for Inclement Weather at The Meadowood?

Yes, at The Meadowood, we understand the importance of being prepared for unforeseen weather conditions. We have contingency plans in place to ensure that your event can proceed smoothly in the event of inclement weather. Whether it’s unexpected rain, strong winds, or any other weather-related challenges, our venue is equipped to provide a seamless transition for both indoor and outdoor events.

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outdoor reception area

Do You Have a Preferred Vendor List?

Yes! While you can choose your vendors here are some we recommend.

Rentals – Linens, Tents, Dinnerware, etc.

Decoration Services and Event Planning

  • Timeless Gatherings – Local Bellville business that provides beautiful tablescapes, vintage dish rental, and is very creative and affordable.



  • Columbus Bartending School – Vanessa Long, 614-885-9610
  • Nancy Donaldson – 740-504-3363
  • Crafted Spirits – Abbi and Jacklyn, 30-338-9230


  • Bake My Day – 419-747-1005, Mansfield
  • Black Bird Bakery – Desra Wells, 567-231-9707


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Meghan and Aaron’s Boho Wedding


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Ordained Ministers

  • Rozlynn Cockley – 419-512-4009
  • Randy Schneider – 330-501-5198, also a DJ
  • Gerry Sorensen, Massillon, OH, 330-232-4313,
  • Robert Jones, 419-709-0301
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Meghan and Aaron’s Boho Wedding

Do You Have Any Suggestions for Local Lodging?

Yes, here are some we recommend. See our map above for more options, too.

Lodging in Bellville at Interstate 71 & State RTE 97, (5-7 minutes)

Lodging in Mansfield at Interstate 71 & 13 Interchange, (10 minutes)

Mohicans State Park, (20 minutes)

For more info on camping or lodging in the Mohican area contact: Mohican-Loudonville Visitors Bureau 419-994-2519

Lodging in Loudonville, Perrysville, (20-30 minutes)

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How Far in Advance Should I Book your Venue?

Most couples book 12-18 months out.

Schedule an appointment to visit The Meadowood in person as it is less than a two-hour drive from Cleveland, Ohio. Our address is 4824 Rule Rd Bellville, OH 44813, and we would be delighted to show you around our enchanting venue.

No matter which method you choose, our dedicated event planner team is ready to assist you in planning your special event at The Meadowood. We look forward to hearing from you!

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