• Beautiful Settings!
    A Totally Private Garden Setting Contained within a Working Farm!
  • Catskill Barn Weddings at Natural Gardens
  • Wedding Photos
    Unlimited locations for your memories!
  • Our Barn Venue
  • The Gazebo
    Such a romantic location!
  • Ceremony Sites
    Natural Gardens has so many ceremony site options!
  • The Bridal House
    Staging building for the wedding party!
  • The Ponds
    12 ponds, three streams, waterfalls and so much more!
  • Fall Colors
    Fall is just spectacular at Natural Gardens!
  • The Koi!
  • The Hops Yard
    If you like beer, a ceremony or photos in the hops yard is amazing!
  • Barn Entrance
    Our barn entrance has a wonderful view of the ponds and the gardens!
  • Wedding Photos
    Unlimited areas on our 107 acres!
  • 45 Riots!

Catskill Barn Weddings at The Natural Gardens
Catskill Barn Weddings

Natural Gardens is the perfect farm destination for dream Catskill Barn Weddings, family or business party!

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Catskill Barn Weddings, Parties and Events

When you enter the world of Natural Gardens you will find a exclusive, unique, totally private and beautiful destination wedding venue in the Catskills! The Natural Gardens encompass 107 acres in the Western Catskills, the farm boasts beautiful mountain scenery, barns, woodland gardens, landscaped ponds with large koi, babbling brooks and waterfalls. The farm features hundreds of varieties of perennials, including native orchids, trilliums and ferns. A beautiful place for a Destination Catskill Barn Wedding! We are referred to as Rustic Elegance!

        Natural Gardens has been featured by Wedding Spot as an exceptional venue. Read the review on Catskill Barn Weddings at Natural Gardens on the Venue Spotlight as Rustic Elegance!

Natural Gardens offers endless possibilities for destination Catskill Barn Weddings in Upstate New York, so there’s no need to rent additional sites for your rehearsal dinner, after-party, or wedding brunch. Enjoy bonfires, nature walks, just sit around the ponds, an afternoon playing lawn games, billiards, shuffleboard and/or darts in the brewery while enjoying one of our beers or use your imagination to come up with a plan to utilize the farm in a way Natural Gardens haven’t thought of yet!

Book an appointment now to tour Natural Gardens!

Our farm is located in the Western Catskills in Upstate NY about 2 ½ hours north of NYC. The farm consists of barns, rolling hills, pastures, woodland paths and perennial gardens. The farm is natural and rustic yet dramatic and sophisticated with all the perennial gardens, rock walls and 12 landscaped ponds and waterfalls. You will also get a country farm feel as we grow vegetables, mushrooms, hops, blueberries, grapes and other fruits here on the farm. We also have chickens, ducks, peacocks and other livestock on the farm.

The farm is extremely private as we own both sides of the road and have no neighbors within ½ mile. No other houses can be seen, all you and your guests will see and hear is nature. There are countless areas for photos and your ceremony.

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A kind of eden tucked into the Northeast, Catskill Barn Weddings at The Natural Gardens provides couples with a natural upstate NY getaway that is ideal for a whimsical wilderness destination barn wedding. Everything about this destination gently whispers peace and serenity. Envision walking through a lush green field as your wedding aisle and saying your vows at the glittering pond-side beneath an archway of tree branches, with the ambient music of tweeting birds and fish leaping from the water creating the soundtrack for one of the most important moments of your life. A nearby stone waterfall and flourishing flowers adds character to this already uniquely beautiful outdoor space! Natural Gardens is also completely off the grid!

Our new barn, completed in May 2015 is in a rustic barn style and will accommodate up to 300 people. No need to rent a tent and we also provide the tables and chairs. The new barn has real bathrooms so no need to rent port-a-jons. Catskill Barn Weddings has Rustic Elegance!

The quaint wooden gazebo, beautifully cultivated land, dense woods, and glittering pond waters all serve as the perfect backdrops for singular wedding photos. Host a rustic barn reception on the farm, an open space barn venue that begs for your personal touches. The cedar floors, vaulted ceilings, and exposed beams define the space, offering the perfect vibe to match your laid back ceremony. Enjoy one-of-a-kind views of the ponds and surrounding forest out of the structure’s wide screened windows, allowing your guests to breathe in the fresh air of the scenic Catskills while celebrating your union!

Ultimately, Catskill Farm Barn Weddings at The Natural Gardens are the perfect match for the couple that wants to enjoy a wilderness destination Catskill retreat for their big day!

 

We have renovated a rustic old barn that you will use for your staging and wedding party. It contains two lounge rooms, a make-up room, a mirror room and a bedroom for those weddings renting for the weekend.

 

There are many B&B’s within 15 minutes of the farm and Oneonta, NY is 20 minutes away and has most of the chain hotels. They also offer shuttle services to and from the farm. No need for your guests to drive to the farm. If you rent for the weekend, you and your guests have exclusive access to about 25 acres of the farm which includes 11 ponds, small waterfalls, three streams, bridges, gazebo and more. You can also set-up lawn games for your guests. The staging barn and reception barn are also located here. You can have a Friday barbecue or dinner and a Sunday brunch at the farm if you like. We are very flexible and can satisfy almost any request.

Just starting out looking for a Destination Wedding Venue! Read our fact and fictions about destination weddings and all the questions you need to ask. Also find out what to look for and how to avoid making a mistake.

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Planning Your Event

Natural Gardens makes planning your destination barn wedding easy and fun. We have experience organizing weddings of all types, and will help you create the wedding you’ve always envisioned in the perfect country farm setting. We’ll work with you on every aspect of your wedding, connecting you with incredible local caterers and florists, nearby accommodation options and anything else you’ll need for your Catskill Wedding. In addition, we provide an interactive website at no charge for you to manage your wedding. More Information

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The Possibilities

Natural Gardens offers endless possibilities for your upstate NY destination catskills barn wedding, so there’s no need to rent additional sites for your rehearsal dinner, after-party, or wedding brunch. Enjoy bonfires, nature walks, just sit around the ponds, an afternoon playing lawn games or when our new Tavern opens playing billiards, shuffleboard and/or darts in the brewery while enjoying one of our beers or use your imagination to come up with a plan to utilize the property in a way Natural Gardens haven’t thought of yet!

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Our Commitment

Both during the planning process for your wedding and on the big day, Natural Gardens will be there to make sure everything goes smoothly. While we do that, you can enjoy your day, and focus on the things that matter, like spending time with your family and friends and enjoying your wedding day.

Catskill Barn Weddings

We look forward to making your Catskill Barn Weddings at The Natural Gardens everything you’ve imagined, and more.
Call or contact us for Catskill Barn Weddings at The Natural Gardens today – 607-746-2028

Wedding Packages are also available.

Natural Gardens now offers wedding packages to include catering, DJ, photographer, bar service and florist!

For financing options:

Longer term wedding financing is available through Promise Financial

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What our clients say about Catskill Weddings at Natural Gardens!

Full of Magic

The Natural Gardens is a beautiful place, full of magic.

You come through the trees at the top of the hill and walk down the incline to look up and see an expanse of tall green grasses dotted with pink and purple flowers. The nuptials were in a valley where the voices of the Rabi, Bride, Groom and friends echoed as they blessed each other.  Or in the case of this wedding, Blind Melon sang through the trees as tiny humans dressed as bees skipped through the aisle. A few ponds over is an opening for cocktails and conversation.  A lovely place to unwind as the sun sets before entering the barn for the evening. The barn was stunning, clean, elegant and well lit.  The service was beyond stellar and the bartenders were the fastest I have experienced at a wedding. I would suggest wearing nothing but flat shoes, sandals or flip flops to this venue as the walking paths are gravel and there are so many incredible parts of the property to explore. The bonfire that the bride and groom provided for the guests after a night of dancing was extremely thoughtful.  It added just one more moment for friends and family to soak up the magic of the The Natural Gardens, enjoy each other, toast a marshmallow and listen to the songs and sound of a guitar.

Mary A. - Columbus, OH

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A Natural Wonder

The Natural Gardens is a Natural Wonder.

What a beautifully manicured property and the perfect venue for a barn/country wedding. New barn space for reception was clean and beautiful. The grounds were vast and fantastic with A+ views in every direction. The owners of the venue went above and beyond to accommodate the needs of everyone. This included having 4 golf carts being driven by the staff that would pick up any older family that needed help moving the several hundred yards from ceremony to reception space. I would agree with another reviewer that the only limitation would be not to wear High Heeeled shoes - similar to any outdoor wedding (or Preakness Stakes). I 100% highly recommend Natural Gardens for a wedding or other celebration! JODA 4 LIFE!

Robert K.- Portland, OR

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Absolutely Magical

My son and new daughter-in-law were married at the Natural Gardens a few weeks ago and all I can say is that the event was absolutely magical! The grounds are gorgeous and the venue staff went way beyond expectations as far as supporting the vision of the newlyweds. In the days and months that led to the wedding, the venue staff were always responsive and helped the newlyweds to plan a weekend of events that added to the wedding itself. So many of my friends expressed the feelings that this was the most beautiful wedding they had ever attended! If you want memories that you will truly cherish, book your wedding at the Natural Gardens!!!!

Susan F. - Solon, OH

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Behind The Scenes

I was able to be behind the scenes at a summer wedding here.

I was the matron of honor and saw many details many other reviews may not have got to see! On the property, there is a small chateau (cottage) where the gals in the wedding were able to get ready. A bedroom, a sitting area with pit-type couch, and another small area with a love seat were places to hang out and change, but there was also an area for hair and makeup set up with good lighting. The torches that lit the path between areas the wedding used made the short walk magical. Late night set-up included a bonfire on the property where guests played guitar, sang, and roasted marshmallows for s'mores. The golf carts greeted us at the bonfire and helped us with our small suitcases of hair/makeup/change of clothes and drove us up the hilly driveway to our bus. Personally, I liked the small barn mouse who ran across the rafters during my speech. He made the audience laugh and took the pressure off me! I highly recommend this event venue for outdoor weddings and family reunions!

S F. Monclova, OH

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Gorgeous Wedding

I'm in a wedding band and have attended roughly 200+ weddings as a result.  This venue, hands down, is the most beautiful one I've encountered yet.  Attended a gorgeous wedding as a guest and loved every moment.  The setting is glorious.  I would 100% have my wedding here!

Emily N. - Middletown, NY

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Beautiful Location

I attended a lovely wedding at the Natural Gardens this summer and had an absolutely lovely time. Guests were asked to wear comfortable shoes because of the natural, unpaved landscape and grass that makes up the beautiful venue surrounded by trees and ponds.  The location is outside of cell service (which we were also informed about) which ended up being a blessing in disguise because it helped us fully immerse ourselves in the beautiful moment of our friends celebration. The inside venue itself is a large newly (looking) constructed wood barn that was very clean and comfortable which manged accommodate a fairly large number of guests.  Because there were many outside places along the ponds with benches there was never a feeling of being confined and it allowed the guests to escape to nature and watch the stars with the near 0 light pollution. The venue staff were very friendly and helpful toward guests specifically with transporting on golf carts those who needed assistance getting to the ceremony which was a short walk away.

Ravi P. - Oakland, CA

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Richard's 75th!

Yesterday, with the help of many friends, we celebrated Richards's 75 years of greatness. The perfect place to have a party was at Natural Gardens. We are very blessed to have Cathy Fletcher and Stephen McCarthy in our lives.

Pat G. - Delhi, NY

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Why we chose Natural Gardens

We visited many venues in the Catskills. We chose Natural Gardens for our wedding because they were friendly, prompt and honest. We found most venues to show pictures on their websites that were not totally accurate and when we visited, we noticed that specific negative features of the venue were not shown. We also found many venues to be non-responsive and non-negotiable to our needs. Natural Gardens on the other hand was the total opposite bending over backwards to help us. The pictures on the website did not do the venue justice, it is actually even more spectacular than photos can show. If you want a venue to knock your socks off, you must visit this venue, you will not regret it!....

Sarah T. - Albany, NY

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Becky Salter - Married at Natural Gardens 6/18/16

Natural Gardens is an absolutely beautiful venue.

We would highly recommend it to anyone looking to have an outdoor wedding in upstate NY. Steve and Cathy were extremely accommodating and responsive. They went out of their way to help us create the wedding we imagined. When we first toured the venue last year the pavilion was not yet constructed, but the outdoor space was so gorgeous we knew this was where we wanted to get married. Steve reviewed the floor plan with us and assured us it would be built in time, and of course it was. Our guests were awed by the beauty of the ponds and flowers, which also made an amazing backdrop for our ceremony and photographs. This really is a hidden gem in East Meredith, NY.

Becky Salter - Franklin, NY

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Thomas Hedderich - Spectacular Setting

Thomas Hedderich - Spectacular Setting

From the minute I left the road and entered the world of Natural Gardens I was stunned by the size, layout and scenic beauty of the whole place. It is nestled amidst wooded and grassy hills and filled with countless perennial gardens, pathways and spectacular koi-filled ponds, streams and waterfalls. Bridges, gazebos, birdhouses and charming rustic-style structures complete this incredible location.

Natural Gardens featured by Wedding Spot

VENUE SPOTLIGHT: The Ponds at Natural Gardens - Tucked away in the Western Catskills, The Ponds offers an authentic, whimsical slice of wilderness for your big day. On the blog: Natural Gardens

Christopher Theising

Shan-gri-la does exist folks!

Tiffany

Thank you Jennie! Thanks for including me in this amazing and special weekend! I'm truly blessed to know you and your family...wish I would've gotten a pic standing between Francisco and your great grandfather!

Mary Rickman

Thank you for a fantastic wedding! It was magical!

Ashley

Ashley said... We have not yet had our wedding at this venue, however the pre-planning process has been very smooth and stress-free. Steve has been extremely flexible and responsive throughout the wedding planning process and has been great with being in touch with our other vendors and coordinating the big event with them. On multiple occasions we have returned to the venue to see it once more and Steve is always more than willing to walk us around the grounds and share his vision with us. You can tell Steve is hard-working and dedicated by the care that he gives to the beautiful landscape of The Ponds at Natural Gardens. It truly is the perfect venue for a one-of-a-kind wedding, where the setting and natural beauty is the decor!

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