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Elstowe Manor: Where Modern Day Luxury Meets Gilded Age Glamor

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If you’re someone who is ready to feel like a royal on your wedding day, the wait is finally over! I’m so thrilled to announce that, after a stunning renovation, the exquisite Elstowe Manor at Elkins Estate in Philadelphia is reopening in the Spring of 2023. This grandiose wedding venue combines the glamor of the past with modern day amenities – offering all the best aspects from both worlds for couples on their wedding day. From the gorgeous terraces and gardens to awe-inspiring interiors, this venue is infused with antique opulence. It showcases beauty you won’t find anywhere else in the city. I cannot wait for couples to start booking Elstowe Manor weddings again! 

Elstowe Manor Weddings

Imagine exchanging your vows in front of this grand manor, surrounded by lush gardens and pristine countryside. As a wedding photographer, the Elstowe Manor at Elkins Estate has been one of my utmost dream venues. I’ve been dreaming of the day I could shoot at this incredible venue ever since its renovation was announced. This architectural masterpiece is second to none and will make any couple feel like royalty on their special day. With majestic columns and large windows flooding each room with natural light, Elstowe Manor creates a timeless ambience that no other venue can match.

The images I recently captured at Elstowe Manor at Elkins Estate were epic. All the vendors and the models worked together to create one of the most remarkable styled weddings I’ve ever photographed. The manor is lavish with its gardens and enchanting walkways, emulating the best of European villas, and creating the perfect atmosphere for a dreamy backdrop. From the lush greens in the sprawling grounds to the grand marble staircase and intricately architectured Venetian ceilings, this venue is awe-inspiring and is an impeccable fit for a luxury wedding. 

Being completely renovated, the luxurious manor house boasts delightfully updated character and grandeur while still keeping true to its roots. It is sure to give its couples an unbeatable experience of royalty on their special day. But most importantly, knowing how many brides were heartbroken by its closing, it brings me such joy to know that they will now have the chance to experience this fantastic venue again. 

The Wait Is Finally Over

Elstowe Manor is an ideal location to celebrate saying ‘I do’ in style and with sophistication. I simply cannot wait for couples to experience this historic and luxurious venue firsthand, exchanging their vows amidst its rich decor and opulent grounds. Picture it all now – guests twirling on terraces, magnolias blooming in an oasis of beauty, dapper grooms and gorgeous brides standing on sweeping staircases. Don’t just take my word for it – see it for yourself.

This place is undoubtedly an architectural masterpiece – from the meticulously designed ballroom to the divine gardens. When you think of a true fairytale wedding, this is the manor that comes to mind. And if you want to feel like royalty on your big day at this venue – and be treated like it – then I am the photographer for you! 

Weddings With Erika Rene Photography

A big thank you to my vendors listed below and also to my models: Liv Walsh, Devon Wagner, Hannah Sierra, and Fiton Ahmet. You all brought your A-game through and through with every shot – I couldn’t have asked for a better team. Overall it was a remarkable shoot.

I love capturing the unique story of every couple I work with. If you’re looking for a wedding or engagement photographer willing to offer a memorable experience, look no further. You can send me an email, or contact me here, and I’ll get back to you. You can also head to my website for more details and see more of my work on Instagram and Facebook

Featured Pennsylvania Wedding Vendors

1. Planning And Design: Taylor & Team – Worldwide Editorials

2. Venue: Landmark Weddings

3. Florist: Chantelle – Flower Sensei

4. Decor And Table Top Rentals: White Glove Rentals

5. Hair Artist: Cristin Rose Hair Makeup Artistry

6. Gowns: Made Bride By Antonea

7. Models: Renee Lauren

8. Linen: Am Linen Rental

9. Groom Attire: Don Morphy

10. Bridal Gowns And Accessories: Maryland Bridal Shop


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