Appleton Farms

Ipswich, MA View map


Appleton Farms is a historical and natural wedding venue in Ipswich, Massachusetts. Located on 1,000 acres of sustainable farm, couples and their guests can enjoy the serene beauty of grasslands, pastures and magnificent trees. The perfect backdrop for a couple’s special day is this venue’s blend of vintage charm and nature.

Facilities and Capacity
Appleton Farms can accommodate couples and their guests in both indoor and outdoor settings. For smaller weddings or other wedding events, couples may find the extensive outdoor grounds or house as ideal spaces to gather. The Old House is newly renovated, offering modern appeal with a classic edge. The assorted outdoor ground spaces that include pasture, grasslands and other natural surroundings can host up to 250 guests. For couples that wish for a tented outdoor ceremony, Appleton Farms can accommodate. Gather and socialize on the Bluestone patio or enjoy the tented outdoor kitchen. Located on the property is a glance at the past through the historical barns and other farm buildings. Appleton Farms is an operating farm, which gives guests the ability to enjoy the grazing livestock and other charming amenities at this historical wedding venue in the New England area.

Services Offered
Appleton Farms can host several types of wedding events, from engagement parties and bridal showers to ceremonies and receptions. Ample parking is a convenience for couples choosing this venue, and their guests. The working farm nature of this venue means various other amenities are available onsite, including trails, views of livestock, the natural wonders of the grasslands and wetlands and numerous farm-related activities. Couples and guests will also have access to wireless Internet.

Appleton Farms is known as one of the oldest operating farms in the country. Operated and sustained by nine generations of the Appleton family, it was established in 1638 by Samuel Appleton. The historical architecture is apparent in the various farm buildings on the property. The property includes components of a working farm and also gives guests a view of historical farming in the New England area.

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Historic Building

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219 County Rd, Appleton Farms Ipswich, MA, 01938
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