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15 New England wedding venues, from beachy to industrial, The Boston Globe

Hosting a wedding at the Berkshires’ storied Wheatleigh Hotel is akin to taking up residence at a Florentine estate, private staff included. The palazzo, built as a summer “cottage” in the Gilded Age, sits on 22 acres of park-like grounds designed by Frederick Law Olmsted. It’s probably best enjoyed for an entire weekend, with multiple events, from celebrations the night before — perhaps dinner in the glass-enclosed portico or a casual barbecue by the pool — to a farewell brunch on the terrace. Ceremonies can take place indoors or out, as can receptions, for which the critically acclaimed restaurant custom-designs the menus, featuring contemporary French cuisine… read more.