Celebrate A New Tradition

Briar Barn Inn is a distinctive farmhouse experience, with 30 guest rooms, a restaurant, and spa in a country setting just north of Boston.

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Micro-Weddings at Grove

Briar Barn Inn specializes in full-service wedding celebrations that allow you, and your loved ones to focus on experiencing the moment, and making wonderful memories in our beautiful setting. Throughout the past year we have been safely hosting small celebrations that allow our clients to confidently move forward with life’s milestones, without the stress or risk of hosting an event in your own backyard. If you still envision your day at a beautiful location with excellent food and service[...]

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New Safety Measures

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We are committed to the health and safety of all of our visitors and employees at Briar Barn Inn, and Grove. If you are visiting soon, please review our information about the
safety measures in place.

Learn more about our plans for physical and social distancing at events, cleaning and sanitization, employee wellness, and training procedures. The health of all our guests remains, as always, our top priority..


An Inspired Location

Created by the seasoned team behind Willowdale Estate, our newest property extends our renowned hospitality and exceptional service to a relaxed country setting in historic Rowley, Massachusetts.

Briar Barn Inn blends casual elegance and rustic comfort. Our restaurant, spa, and guest rooms serve up all the elements to make your wedding, business event, or family celebration a welcoming and memorable experience.

Our Reopening Plan

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Dine With Us

Reopening on Thursday, June 25th, 2020! Grove offers a relaxed dining experience for locals and visiting guests alike. Our accessible menu offers modern fare with a focus on fresh, local ingredients. Our full-service bars will feature classic cocktails, local craft beers, and a vibrant wine list.

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Private Events

Briar Barn Inn offers all the elements to make your retreat, fundraiser, business event, or milestone celebration an occasion to remember. We can comfortably host parties of 30 to 100 guests in our private meeting rooms, restaurant bar, and main dining room.

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Stay With Us

In addition to a choice of event spaces, Briar Barn Inn offers 30 spacious guest rooms, spa services, and a post-and-beam barn restaurant featuring exceptional local cuisine. A distinctive rural retreat, all within a short drive from the North Shore’s iconic tourist destinations.

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Now Booking!

Host your friends and family in the comfort of our country retreat, and enjoy the full amenities of our restaurant and spa. Briar Barn Inn is now accepting room block reservations.

Our hospitality professionals are ready to help you plan a one-of-a-kind experience for your wedding, business event, or family celebration.

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Plan Your Wedding

The rustic charm of our custom post-and-beam barn makes the picture-perfect backdrop for a memorable wedding in any season. The comfort and convenience of our exceptional on-site accommodations, spa services, and full-service restaurant make Briar Barn Inn an ideal choice for weddings of 60 to 100 guests.

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Indulge the Senses

The Spa at Briar Barn Inn offers restorative treatments to help you unwind before your big event, or pamper yourself before dinner or brunch at our restaurant.

Our experienced therapists use all-natural, nourishing ingredients. Spa services will include massage, waxing, manicure/pedicure, makeup services, and relaxing soaks.

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