Barrows House is a wedding venue located in Dorset, Vermont, that serve the Burlington and Albany regions. They would be honored to host your wedding events at their rustic yet modern historic venue with gorgeous scenic views and indoor and outdoor settings.
Facilities and Capacity
Couples may entertain up to 250 guests for their wedding events at Barrows House for their bridal showers, ceremonies, elopements, engagement parties, receptions, and rehearsal dinners. This six acre getaway comes with many accommodations to treat your out-of-town guests. Couples may enjoy their wedding events outdoors or inside with their friends and family at this tranquil, private estate. Spacious outdoor grassy and patio areas are fantastic for gatherings, as are indoor areas.
Staff at Barrows House are professional and offer couples the utmost care and respect. They are determined to help you have a wonderful, stress-free celebration and will provide you with many services to make sure you enjoy yourself. They offer accommodations for you and overnight guests, as well as all inclusive packages. They will provide you with an on-site event planner who will help coordinate your wedding. Staff will set up and clean up event items couples may rent from Barrow House, which include audio equipment, chair covers, chairs, a dance floor, decor, furniture, lighting, tables, tent accessories, and tents. They have a liquor license and offer couples bar services, which include bartenders, a cash, open, or limited bar, house beer, liquor, and wine, premium liquor, a signature drink, and specialty beer and wine. Barrows House also provides the following services:
Barrows House will provide catering services for your events. They offer buffet, plated, stations, family style, French service, and hors d’oeuvres serving styles, as well as dessert and cocktail reception services. Couples may bring in their own outside cake as well as attend tastings to preview and select menu items. They honor dietary restrictions for those who are vegan, organic, vegetarian, and gluten-, lactose-, nut-, and pork-free. Their delicious American dishes include herb roasted breast of chicken, pan seared diver scallops, roasted duck breast, and much more.
Recommended by 100% of couples
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Nicole · Married on 09/16/2017
My husband and I married at The Barrows House this past September. I've actually been putting off writing this review because I have had trouble finding the ability to describe how incredible our whole experience was. From the moment we started planning until the very second we left The Barrows House the Sunday after our wedding they were absolutely incredible. Colleen was an essential piece to our wedding planning and was the one that in the end made our vision come to life, even better than I had originally imagined (might I add)! We had our rehearsal dinner there as well and the whole wedding party along with some friends and family stayed all weekend. Every single minute was executed perfectly and without either myself or my husband having to life a finger. The staff was so amazing and always made sure to check on us to see if we had enough to eat (which as the Bride and Groom is so important), enough to drink, or just needed anything at all. Steven and Lauren, Colleen, and the rest of The Barrows House staff as well as The Dorset Inn staff went above and beyond in making our weekend everything we dreamt of. They are exceptional and should truly be recognized as such. I think everyone dreams of the perfect wedding weekend and that does not always happen, however in our case it did and we could not have picked a better place to start our lives and share our experience with our friends and family. The Barrows House is THE ABSOLUTE BEST!Sent on 10/25/2017
Love Troy and Nicole Sargent
Emma · Married on 08/13/2016
We had both our wedding welcome dinner and celebration lunch at Barrows House, and also had many of our guests stay at Barrows House and the sister property the Dorset Inn over our wedding weekend. Colleen and the staff at both properties were UNBELIEVABLE and we could not have been happier that we chose to have our events there and that we and our guests stayed there over the weekend. There are many, many reasons why they were so awesome, but here are a few:Sent on 09/25/2016
-The inns themselves are ADORABLE – they are nicely renovated but still have a ton of charm, and are reasonably priced for the area and for what you get.
-Colleen, who manages all events at the properties, did an awesome job and was so flexible and helpful throughout. They were so relaxed and really helped to make sure our vision came through. When it threatened to rain, they set us up so that we’d be fine rain or shine, which we really appreciated.
-they really let us make the place “our own” and our guests were playing lawn games, relaxing on the property, and exploring the area. There is something about these two inns that over the course of the weekend they make you feel like part of the family, and you can really tell that their main goal is to make sure you and your guests just have a great time.
Throughout the weekend and during our events, they were amazing and they made sure we and our guests felt truly at home. We cannot encourage you enough to book them for a wedding, a welcome dinner, or an event, or even just as a place for you or your guests to stay. They will not disappoint.
-Emma & Jeff
Caitlin · Married on 07/18/2015
My husband and I celebrated our wedding at Barrows House in July 2016. We used the Dorset Inn for our rehearsal dinner and hosted all of our guests for welcome cocktails the night before our wedding throughout the first floor of the Dorset Inn. We couldn't have wished for a better venue. Barrows House is a truly unique property which allowed us to have a large portion of our guests right next door (which we looked high and low for!)... and is stunning inside and out. The Dorset Inn, just a couple blocks away, is the epitome of New England charm and a lovely addition to all that Barrows House has to offer. Colleen was a pleasure to work with throughout the process and anything we wanted to do was met with welcomed accommodation. All of our closest friends and family stayed throughout the two properties for our wedding weekend and everyone was complementary of the beautiful rooms and excellent service. Colleen had relationships with most of our vendors and they seamlessly worked together on the day of our wedding, creating a smooth process for all involved. We truly felt Colleen and Barrows House had our back, filling in any gaps we missed or overlooked throughout the process and at our wedding (including getting us a great deal on an upgraded sailcloth tent and even paying our cocktail hour jazz band when we mistakenly forgot to prior to the ceremony). We loved our experience at Barrows House and our guests continue to have nothing but glowing reviews a year later. Thank you to all those involved-you made our day and made the planning process a breeze.Sent on 10/09/2016
Barrows House Price Rates
Book your reception with us and your rehearsal dinner site fee is waived with us or The Dorset Inn!
One night stay for the future Bride & Groom to check out our facilities
The Barrows House & The Dorset Inn, are spectacular choices for your luxury destination wedding. The Barrows house is beautifully newly renovated, on a unique property, lending itself to accommodate large wedding parties and their guests. Something couples struggle to find, and are very pleasantly surprised by stumbling upon this advantageous feature at the Barrows House property. A must see!! The main building + restaurant are stunning inside and out. With regards to hosting your wedding at the Barrows House, reflections I hear over and over from couples are that from the moment of conception your wedding is tailored specifically to your personal style and needs. This is largely due to the first class attention you receive by the properties manager, Colleen Clifton-Palmer. Her knowledge, vision and exemplary customer service, and providing a seamless experience are all reasons why your wedding at the Barrows House will be one to fondly remember. Brides and their families also fawn over the Dorset Inn, and it being the picture of quintessential New England charm.....complimenting the Barrows House with its own unique presence. Making both The Barrows House + The Dorset Inn a truly fabulous experience for your Vermont wedding.
A beautiful location for a Wedding with great food.
the Barrow's House is a beautiful setting for your wedding. The event coordinator ,Colleen is a joy to work with . Very pleasant, organized and professional.