The Woodend Sanctuary wedding venue is nothing short of enchanting. A tranquil wooded outdoor ceremony venue tucked away in the forests of Maryland. An autumn wedding ceremony, like Scott + Amanda’s, is sure to be spectacular with the acres of golden leaves on the trees and on the ground. With a historic brick mansion nestled in the sanctuary for wedding receptions, Woodend is a beautiful place to exchange vows any time of the year.
About Woodend Sanctuary Wedding Venue
Built in 1927, the Woodend Mansion was designed and John Russell Pope and donated to the Audubon Naturalist Society in 1969. The Mansion is now used as a reception venue for up to 170 guests. The surrounding woodlands make for quaint outdoor ceremonies or the tented terrace and the Great Hall are excellent alternatives.
Quick Facts about Woodend Sanctuary
- A tented terrace available April – November
- The Mansion can have 120 – 170 guests
- Outdoor and indoor ceremony options
- The Great Hall is available for indoor ceremonies
- Free on-site parking for up to 90 vehicles
- Up to $1500 in fees are considered a donation with tax receipt
The Woodend Sanctuary Wedding Costs
- Reception site fee – $3900 – $8500
- Rehearsal dinner site fee – $2800 – $3900
- Couples are permitted to bring their own alcohol (no corkage fees)
Woodend Sanctuary Wedding Photos
The Woodend Sanctuary is especially stunning in the fall. Who doesn’t love a gorgeous fall wedding surrounded by autumn colors and the crisp air? The lighting at Scott + Amanda’s October wedding was just so perfect and reflected that highly sought after autumn ambiance. I have no doubt that this outdoor venue and charming mansion would be just as enchanting in any season.
Contact & Directions
Visit Woodend Sanctuary Wedding website: http://ansbookshop.org/index.php/woodend-site-rentals/weddings-other-occasions
Give Directions to Woodend Sanctuary Wedding Venue: 8940 Jones Mill Road, Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Contact Woodend Sanctuary Wedding Venue: firstname.lastname@example.org or 301-652-9188 ext. 38
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