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Located in Keswick’s gorgeous horse country at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains and just miles from Charlottesville, Castle Hill Cider offers endless possibilities from the intimate to the incredible. Apple orchards and a two-acre lake surround the cidery barn creating a picturesque view that will accentuate your big day. The inherently romantic linden tree grove and charming outdoor cedar pergola couple with the alluring accommodations inside the barn to ensure a beautiful setting for either an indoor or outdoor ceremony.
Facilities and Capacity
Accommodating a maximum of 350 guests, Castle Hill Cider offers both indoor and outdoor spaces where couples may host their ceremony and/or reception. Couples interested in an indoor space may choose between the Cider Barn, an 11,000-square-foot pole barn, and the Loft, which floats above the center of the barn at 3,000 square feet. Those interested in an outdoor space may choose between Linden Grove, The Orchard, The Lawns, and The Lake.
Specs and What's Included
The Barn – 11,000 sq. foot heated and air-conditioned pole barn Linden Grove – European Linden trees in an oval shape
The Grounds – 600 acres of property for photos or a ceremony
The Loft – 3,000 sq. foot space above the barn, perfect for a rain plan.
Back Lawn & Lake – multi-level terrace with a perfectly placed lake. Bridal & Groom’s Suites
200 Fruitwood Folding Chairs for Ceremony or Reception
20 6’ Round Tables for Guests
2,500 Feet Bistro Lighting
200 White Wood Folding Chairs for The Loft
Space for up to 350 guests
Open-flame candles are permitted
Sparklers are permitted for use outside only
Dogs are permitted
The Castle Hill estate was founded in 1764, hosting over the years an array of creative minds, from dignitaries and politicians to explorers and novelists. Today, this creative legacy continues with artisan cider makers handcrafting cider on the property.
Nestled on 600 acres in the Virginia countryside, Castle Hill Cider is located approximately 15 miles outside of Charlottesville and situated between scenic Routes 20 and 231 and Keswick and Gordonsville.
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Castle Hill Cider is such a unique place to tie the knot in one of the most beautiful parts of the state. For an experience like no other with amazing hard cider to pair with your dinner, consider Castle Hill for a classic, joyful, romantic wedding!
A gorgeous venue and wonderful to work with!!
Castle Hill Cider is definitely a venue you should consider! The staff is fun to work with and the venue is not only beautiful, but also unique in many ways. A must see!
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