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Castle Farms

Closed Now: 09:00 - 17:00
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Took my grandson there for a bit he really enjoyed the Silver Armoured guy outside. We went inside... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
C2045KMmarief
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Charlevoix, Michigan
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Decent visit option in Charelvoix

Castle Farms certainly looks like a great wedding venue; it certainly has a history as a band... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Matt S
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Brighton, Michigan
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Open year round, Castle Farms is one of Northern Michigan's top historic attractions, as well as one of the Midwest's premier wedding venues. Visitors can stroll throughout the magnificent stone buildings dating back to 1918, and enjoy gorgeous...more
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5052 M 66 N, Charlevoix, MI 49720-8519
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my grandson there for a bit he really enjoyed the Silver Armoured guy outside. We went inside and looked around for a small tour. We visited the gift shop area. It was a great time for me and him especially.

Date of experience: July 2018
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CastleFarms, Public Relations Manager at Castle Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are happy to hear that you and your grandson had a great time!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Castle Farms certainly looks like a great wedding venue; it certainly has a history as a band venue! However, the tour option for spending an hour or two at Castle Farms was a good option in Charlevoix. We spent a couple of hours following the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Matt S
CastleFarms, Public Relations Manager at Castle Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review Matt, we are glad you enjoyed your visit!

Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit, even in winter. Looking forward to seeing the Castle in spring or summer, though, when the gardens are in bloom and the trains are running. Children will be fascinated.

Date of experience: December 2018
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CastleFarms, Public Relations Manager at Castle Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2018

Thank you for the kind words! You should definitely visit us again in the summer and see our beautiful gardens and Michigan's largest outdoor model railroad!

Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

This was a gorgeous venue with amazing history. The food was meh and let’s face it that’s was makes or breaks a venue unless, like this place, there is historical beauty and significance.More

Date of experience: August 2018
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CastleFarms, Public Relations Manager at Castle Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

We are sorry to hear that your food was not great at a wedding you attended here. Since the Castle does not have an on-site restaurant, nor offer catering or bartending services, we would love to hear more about which wedding you attended so we...More

Reviewed 6 November 2018

Castle Farms is a very peaceful place to visit. Enjoy walking through the castle-like buildings and through beautiful flower gardens.

Date of experience: September 2018
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CastleFarms, Public Relations Manager at Castle Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Thank you for the kind words! We find the Castle to be a peaceful place too!

Reviewed 6 November 2018

This is okay to visit if you are in the area, but the inside is bleh. Not worth the cost of admissionMore

Date of experience: December 2017
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CastleFarms, Public Relations Manager at Castle Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

We are sorry to hear that your visit with us didn't meet your expectations. We try to offer something for everyone on our self-guided tours and we are always trying to find ways to improve our guests experience. If you have a moment, please email...More

Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

We just walked the grounds a bit to find the winery. Mixed information everywhere we looked, but the 1918 Cellars is the winery name. We sampled fine to tastings for $7. They offered two ciders (the cinnamon was fantastic), and a variety of wines. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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CastleFarms, Public Relations Manager at Castle Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! We love our new cider additions too!

Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

This place is worth checking out on a rainy day. We chose self guided tour so it was cool to go at our pace.

Date of experience: October 2018
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CastleFarms, Public Relations Manager at Castle Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Thank you for taking the time to send us a review!

Reviewed 19 October 2018

We stopped in to see the gardens. I am a Master Gardener in Illinois and was happy to see the gardens at the Castle Farms. I realize that this venue is mostly for weddings but the Children's Garden, Train garden and alphabet garden were most...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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CastleFarms, Public Relations Manager at Castle Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Thank you for your review! We are happy that you love our gardens as much as we do!

Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

I can’t believe this beautiful castle used to be a horse barn. It has been beautifully restored and redecorated. The half mile miniature train track in the Gardens is amazing! There are photos from past and present, as well as the restoration process of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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CastleFarms, Public Relations Manager at Castle Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Thank you for the review and the kind words! It sounds like you had a wonderful time, even with the rainy weather. The ducks are always excited to see people, they definitely aren't shy birds. Come back again sometime!

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Donald B
31 January 2017|
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Response from rhprincess | Reviewed this property |
What time of year? The side garden is beautiful. The little round room across from the trains would be unique - you stand in the middle and whisper and can be heard anywhere in the room... It is a beautiful place with lots... More
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Thank you very much for answering the question for us! We hope you were able visit us!
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Response from Michael B | Reviewed this property |
(231) 237-0884, give them a call at this number.
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