content-photo-weddingsAll events booked at ThorpeWood are managed by Mountain Memories at ThorpeWood. Julie Castleman, the Owner/Director has been guiding couples through the wedding process since ThorpeWood opened its doors in February 2000. Assistant Director, Lexi Hartner has been assisting with weddings for 5 years. Both Julie and Lexi  help guide couples through the planning process, as well as coordinate the wedding rehearsal and run your wedding day. They are a great team and ensure all needs are met as a couple plans the most important moments of their lives, while also helping make their wedding dreams a reality.

ThorpeWood is on 155 pristine acres, located on Catoctin Mountain where couples can have an exquisite event in a natural setting. The stunning, rustic timber-framed lodge has a 30-foot stone fireplace, which can provide a beautiful backdrop for celebration.

ThorpeWood offers numerous outdoor ceremony sites, which include: a Pine Cathedral, an arboretum, a rustic barn, stone bridge, a pavilion, pasture areas, a beautiful willow pond or in the winter months in front of a roaring fire in the Lodge.


Our facility rental rates range from $3,200–$6,000 depending on the day and time of year. We have peak, off peak and winter month rates, and also offer different rates for Friday, Saturday and Sunday weddings. A ceremony only rental is $1,000 for 4 hours.

For all catering needs, we have two exclusive caterers: Canapés Catering or Renaissance Chef. Both are happy to work with you to provide catered food for your event. For additional catering information, view our Catering & Vendors page.

Rental fees received by Mountain Memories at ThorpeWood help to support non-profits utilizing ThorpeWood’s grounds and facilities, as well as our Equine Assisted Learning program. You can learn more about ThorpeWood’s mission on their website: www.thorpewood.org.

**Please note that all tours are by appointment only.