Cairnwood Estate

1005 Cathedral Road Post Office Box 691, Bryn Athyn, PA 19009 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Cairnwood Estate

Cairnwood Estate is a picturesque wedding venue located in Bryn Aythn, Pennsylvania. A stunning mansion with gothic features and a tower, this venue boasts rich elegance, a whimsical Victorian atmosphere and stunning views.

Facilities and Capacity

This estate can accommodate up to 250 wedding guests. With a grand total of nine grandiose event spaces for clients to choose from, couples are sure to find an indoor or outdoor location they adore. A towering and masterfully built mansion, lush garden full of blooms and fresh manicured lawns make this venue truly idyllic, peaceful, and romantic in nature. It lends plenty of outdoor space for a lovely uncovered outdoor wedding. Their majestic ballroom features two-story ceilings, large and beautiful windows for natural lighting, and a Victorian charm that exudes class and luxury. Their patio provides couples with the perfect outdoor location for a cocktail hour, as well, and overlooks the gardens and forest.

Services Offered

With a kind and attentive staff, Cairnwood Estate's sole purpose is to provide their customers with a breathtaking experience. Their services include:

  • Bridal suite
  • Event planning
  • Bar services
  • Reception

Cuisine

As a world-class event venue, they have a list of preferred caterers they work seamlessly with. Cairnwood Estate partners with Jamie Hollander Gourmet Foods & Catering, Feastivities, Karen Spire Catering & Events, and Sage Catering to provide a stress-free transition for catering and creating delectable and savory cuisines their clients will love. Their catering services include:

  • Gluten free
  • Kosher
  • Organic

History

This venue's backstory resides in a deep and tragic love story, as it was once a home built by the fortunes of John Pitcairn for his wife, Gertrude. Just three years after the home's completion, Gertrude passed away, leaving John alone until his death in 1916. The mansion remained untouched for a decade before it was brought to life as a National Historic Landmark. The wonderful staff keep it as close to its 1895 roots as possible, so guests can feel the rich and deep history it holds.

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78 Reviews for Cairnwood Estate

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4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 4.9
  • Flexibility 4.8
  • Value 4.8
  • Average response time 4.9

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    Kristina · Getting married on 05/23/2020

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    Hidden Gem outside of Philadelphia

    The employees at Cairnwood are so accommodating and helpful. They took my fiancé and I around on our first tour and were very informative and then allowed us to come back again and tour it ourselves. The grounds are beautiful and we can’t wait to have our wedding here!

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    Katie · Married on 11/24/2018

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    Magical Night

    My wedding at Cairnwood was magical. It was absolutely perfection and much of that had to do with the staff at Cairnwood. Krissy was easy to work with and super helpful and friendly throughout the process. The house manager Laird was equally helpful and made the entire day run smoothly. He checked in periodically to make sure everything was running smoothly, and it always was! We absolutely loved that we are the only wedding or event at Cairnwood that day and that we have the run of the venue. Our guests have been raving about reception and how they were not "stuck" in one ballroom for the entire night. Our wedding truly felt like a fancy party or gala. Our guests were all over the house having a wonderful time chatting, dancing, eating and having a merry time. No one left early because everyone was comfortable! Cairnwood allowed us to create little nook and niches for people to chat and party. As bride and groom it was even easy for us to be able to visit with our guests while partying at the same time! I love how Cairnwood let us bring in our own decorations - we put pictures of us all over the house including on mantles, bookshelves, tables etc. It allowed a personal intimate feeling to the space. I cannot recommend Cairnwood enough! We also LOVED our caterer Karen Spire whom Cairnwood recommended. More glowing reviews on her on her own page!! Thank you to Cairnwood for a perfect, magical, romantic and FUN evening!

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Cairnwood Estate FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season? $ 5,800.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 2,000.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Clean Up, Lighting/Sound, Parking, Tables
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue? 275
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue? 25
  • Describe your venue: Historic Building, Mansion
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? Event Planner, Get Ready Rooms, Wifi
  • What event items are available? Dance Floor, Tables
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? May, June, July, August, September, October, December
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, March, April, November

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  • 1005 Cathedral Road Post Office Box 691, Post Office Box 691 Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania, 19009 See on map
    215-688-5648 (Phone number)
    2159473827 (Fax Number)
    Cairnwood hosts an Open House every Wednesday evening from 6pm to 8pm. Available for tours or events 7 days a week.

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