First Hill Gardens is a historic wedding destination nestled near the scenic seaside town of Ogunquit, Maine. Founded in the 18th century, the grounds’ timber farmhouse is the perfect location for those seeking to wed in true New England style. Guests may relax and amble through the venue’s vast gardens as experienced staff guides events from start to finish. For couples seeking a uniquely stylish occasion in a tasteful and serene setting, First Hill Gardens is a fitting choice.
Facilities and Capacity
The jewel of this exemplary property is First Hill Gardens’ farmhouse. With origins stretching back to the time of America’s founding, the structure is emblematic of New England and the architectural style of the period. Constructed using the post-and-beam system, the farmhouse is spacious, yet rendered warm by its rich timber frame. Heavy wooden beams are featured throughout, their strength subtly conveying the historicity of the venue. Its pastoral confines welcome intimate wedding gatherings, whilst larger groups may avail of the estate’s pristine lawns for a garden-party celebration of up to 200 guests. Here attendees can wander and enjoy the bountiful selection of green spaces proffered. The facilities accessible to wedding parties are broad and include:
First Hill Gardens’ staff caters to weddings of all sizes, from elopements to large gatherings. They are happy to assist couples in every way they can, to ensure a special and memorable day. The venue offers wedding planning services in conjunction with an experienced local partner, including décor and event management.
First Hill Gardens’ staff welcomes outside vendors and is happy to work with the caterer of your choice. The on-site kitchen is fully equipped to an industrial standard, allowing you ample choice when selecting your culinary team. There is a well-stocked bar on-site, and guests may enjoy drinks basking in the fresh garden air whilst being served by in-house bar staff.