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Stokesay Castle & The Knight's Pub, Pennsylvania

 

Stokesay Castle & The Knight's Pub, Pennsylvania is an events and wedding venue in Reading approximately 1 hour from Philadelphia.  Inspired by a medieval English castle, the stone property has a tower with crenellations and a banqueting hall together with numerous other features to make visitors feel as if they've been transported back in time.

 

From the Stokesay Castle website:

'Come explore the castle and experience the 13th century inspired English atmosphere.  Experience The Knight's Pub with it's delicious food and drinks, and beautiful view of all four seasons thru our folding glass doors.'

'Built in 1931 and inspired by a 13th century English castle by the same name (click here to see the English castle on Wikipedia), Stokesay Castle was once the vacation home of the Hiester Family. Mr. Hiester spared no expense when it came to the 10 acre property he built for his fiance. Local building materials and craftsmen were used, and great care was exercised in duplicating hand-carved beams, and leaded windows.

It was used occasionally by the Hiester Family until 1956, when it was purchased by a group who turned it into a restaurant in the 1970’s and operated until they were forced to close in 2007.

Thankfully, Jack Gulati had fond memories of Stokesay Castle and rescued it in March of 2009, from almost certain deprecation. Mr. Gulati dedicated millions to the restoration of the Castle, Ballroom and surrounding grounds. Upgrading much of the plumbing, electric and other amenities have left Stokesay in a memorable, yet modernized state. The vaulted cathedral ceilings still loom over the Lord’s Dining Room, only now there is a view into Stokesay Castle’s newest addition, The Knight’s Pub.'

 

 

Contact Stokesay Castle & The Knight's Pub

STOKESAY CASTLE WEBSITE

THE KNIGHT'S PUB WEBSITE

FACEBOOK

TEL : +1 610-375-6100

Lower Alsace Township, PA 19606

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