The Lavender Farm Venue Overview
The Lavender Farm is a private and family owned wedding venue located in Ayr, Ontario that specializes in growing lavender and selling lavender products. The farm has been with the family since 1882 and had a history of cattle and hogs. As the hog industry declined, Bob and Barb transformed their barn and property with a variety of lavender plants and have been continuously working on transforming and modernizing the barn into a beautiful wedding event space.
This venue is unique because it allows you to express yourself with greater flexibility. If you are a bride who is hands on and wants to plan out her wedding (as opposed to being hands off and giving full control to someone else), you will find that you can add lots of personal touches and have a one-of-a-kind wedding experience. Barb (the owner) is also a certified officiant and along with her husband Bob, share a passion for weddings.
Licensed to entertain 120 guests, you can be sure that privacy and exclusivity is the standard. You won't be competing with other brides and conflicting schedules, because The Lavender Farm host only one wedding at a time. This means you have a lot of flexibility on regarding your timeline to integrate first looks, family formals and sunset portraits as you see best and you won't be rushed for time.
Family owned and operated means that you have a level of personal touch that a corporate wedding venue machine just can't offer. Bob and Barb are incredible people to work with and offer a wealth of knowledge to help make the most of your day at on their property. You can be sure that the lavender field and surrounding farm land offer an incredible backdrop to the photos and offers a cozy and intimate look.
The outdoor field area is perfect for hosting ceremonies and is surrounded by forest and farm land. If rain is a problem, the barn can double as an "indoor" ceremony space and host the wedding reception. The exposed wood beams and the hanging lights in the barn pair beautifully and gives you that rustic / bohemian natural look, especially tasteful for those couples who love the barn feel.
This venue does not offer an onsite location for preparation, so be sure to look for options.
If you love the outdoors and want to have an intimate wedding, with a rustic / bohemian style, then this is definitely a venue you need to consider. This venue caters to couples who love the outdoors and want to be a little more involved in their wedding planning and add a personal touch; such a vendor selection, timeline flexibility, and décor.
I love photographing engagements and weddings at the Lavender Farm and I highly recommend it to couples seeking something unique and exclusive to celebrate their wedding day.