Planning a wedding in Chester County, Pennsylvania? Below are our ten favorite venues for captivating events and breathtaking photography.

Mendenhall Inn · 323 Kennett Pike, Mendenhall, PA 19317

Mendenhall Inn features two beautiful ballrooms – the Grand and the Gold Ballrooms – which show off the grand spiral staircase or the outdoor patio, respectively. The enchanting Chester County location offers gorgeous and varied locations that provide a beautiful backdrop to your wedding day activities and photos. Mendenhall Inn’s Executive Chef and catering team will make your taste buds sing while providing a level of service that couples consistently rave about. A charming on-property hotel makes it easy and convenient for you and your guests to enjoy your day.

Brandywine Manor House · 120 Germany Hollow Rd, West Brandywine Township, PA 19344

The Brandywine Manor House dates back to the 1740’s, lending a historic, rustic charm to this gorgeous venue. Couples have their choice of four outdoor ceremony locations – Lakeview, Glen, Oak Grove, and Garden Terrace, each possessing their own natural beauty as well as man-made additions like footbridges, gazebos, and terraces. There are also two indoor ceremony locations inside the Manor Barn, which is climate controlled for ultimate comfort. Your reception can be held in the Manor Barn or the Brandywine Tent. Also included are a Bridal Suite and a Groom’s Room for all your pre-wedding preparations. No matter your vision for your wedding, Brandywine Manor House offers elegance, comfort, and endless possibilities.

Meredith Manor · 2270 Pottstown Pike, Pottstown, PA 19465

Meredith Manor features exquisite landscaping for an outdoor ceremony and two indoor reception venues to choose from – the historic Fieldstone Barn and the newly built Country Barn. Delicious inhouse catering is included, simplifying your planning process, and they offer a shortlist of recommended vendors (including Morby Photography!). Great wedding photography features like the koi pond, the unique iron gazebo, lavish landscaping, and a dedicated outdoor ceremony space offer many options to beautifully capture your day. You can’t go wrong with exceptional service, simplified planning, and a stunning location!

The Desmond Hotel · One Liberty Blvd, Malvern, PA 19355

The Desmond Hotel oozes elegance, with a 4,000 square foot ballroom with an oversized dance floor and a glass-enclosed conservatory for cocktail hour and ceremony space. Food is provided by one of three award-winning restaurants, and a personal wedding planner comes standard with every wedding package. We would be remiss to not mention the convenience of on-site accommodations. There’s no need to worry about shuttles or driving home after the festivities have ended when your guests can stay at the hotel.

Downingtown Country Club · 93 Country Club Dr, Downingtown, PA 19335

At Downingtown Country Club modern touches meet vintage romance. Celebrate like a VIP in the grandness of this historic club. You’ll exchange vows next to a beautiful waterfall overlooking the rolling hills of the golf course, and then sip cocktails on an outdoor covered patio. Special features include a Chocolate Indulgence Room filled with specialty desserts, a wedding suite for your whole party to get ready, and a wedding concierge to take care of anything you need on your special day.

French Creek Golf Club · 4500 Conestoga Rd, Elverson, PA 19520

French Creek Golf Club offers a historic feel with modern amenities and a full-service experience. Their website says it best: “the charm of a country wedding meets the full service of a country club.” You’ll have access to cultivated gardens, a stone terrace with fireplace, a restored historic barn, and a 3,000 square foot ballroom with hardwood floors. Several other buildings are available for photographs, and there are both Bridal and Groom Suites. Food is prepared on-site, and a backup generator is available.

Phoenixville Foundry · 2 N Main St, Phoenixville, PA 19460

If you’re looking for a space that’s unique and urban, the Phoenixville Foundry can make your dreams come true. This historic treasure used to be an iron foundry and is now 18,000 square feet of event space, including two ballrooms, a large mezzanine for cocktail hour overlooking the whole event space, a sculpture garden, a truss bridge, and plenty of opportunities for dramatic photographs! Phoenixville Foundry partners with an award-winning catering service – J Scott Catering – to design a custom menu and an expert team of wedding planners to execute your vision for a day that’s as special as you are.

The Manor House at Springton Manor Farm · 860 Springton Rd, Glenmoore, PA 19343

Originally part of William Penn Manor, Springton Manor Farm offers 300 acres of idyllic farmland for your perfect rustic wedding. Exchange vows under the shade of a massive linden tree, in a beech tree grove, or in a perennial garden. Celebrate in the restored Manor House, with its wrap-around veranda. A tent is also available for larger receptions. You have access to the entire property for photos (and a golf cart to get around). The Manor House at Springton Manor Farm features onsite catering, an event planning partner, rooms for the bride and groom to get ready, and a rain plan that will keep you dry in inclement weather.

Greystone Hall · 2450 Aram Ave, West Chester, PA 19380

Greystone Hall is a gorgeous English Renaissance mansion built in 1907. You and your guests will be transported to another time and place as you’re given the run of this majestic estate. Ceremonies take place in the formal garden near by a 56-column pergola, while receptions are held in a tented pavilion offering a gorgeous view of the grounds. Your photographs will be truly epic in any of the luxurious manor rooms. And the food from any of the four full-service caterers is sure to be decadent.

The Washington at Historic Yellow Springs · 1701 Art School Rd, Chester Springs, PA 19425

If you’re looking for a venue brimming with American history, look no further than The Washington at Historic Yellow Springs. Built as a colonial inn where General Washington once slept, the building later housed Civil War orphans and young artists. The property offers many different indoor and outdoor locations for your ceremony, cocktail hour, reception, and wedding photos. You can exchange vows under a beautiful “Loving Tree” or by historic Revolutionary War ruins! The Washington itself includes an indoor ceremony location, an air-conditioned ballroom, and a mini museum showcasing the history of the property, as well as Bride and Groom suites for your wedding party to get ready.

Philander Chase Knox Estate · 151 Library Ln, Malvern, PA 19355

For history buffs who also love the outdoors, the Philander Chase Knox Estate may be the perfect compromise. Located in Valley Forge National Park, where General George Washington’s army encamped in 1777-1778, this late 18th century estate later served as a summer home for former Secretary of State Philander Chase Knox. Surrounded by 3,500 acres of meadows and trees, the venue offers breathtaking natural views as well as access to several rooms in the historic estate. Receptions are held in a fully carpeted tent which features one of a kind reclaimed wood tables and built-in event lighting.

Chester County Pennsylvania offers an extensive selection for beautiful wedding day photos. With Morby Photography’s experience at these ten locations – and many more! – we would love to speak with you about your Chester County wedding day.

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