Searles Castle at Windham offers a unique setting for groups and organizations to hold conferences, meetings, and seminars. In keeping with their mission of hospitality, the New Hampshire Sisters of Mercy have opened the castle to be used for cultural, educational, social, and spiritual programs.
Situated on a hill and surrounded by trees, Groups will find in the castle a suitable space well suited to small meetings and gatherings.
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Reached by Interstate 93 from the north and south and by Route 111 from the east and west. Located on the same grounds as the Sisters of Mercy Motherhouse. 30 miles from Boston.
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Searles is said to have employed the finest masons and woodworkers to construct the castle, and imported marble and artifacts from Europe to furnish it. Examples of the fine work are found in the carved oak balcony, and the marble fireplaces.
We would love to host your wedding! Lake Shore Farm Inn has rooms for you and many of your guests. We have a large Event Center that is available for meals and dancing. A smaller function room is also available for the rehearsal dinner. Our beautiful and spacious lawn has wonderful views of Jenness Pond and can be used for an outdoor ceremony.
Our Event Center has been renovated. Plus there is a new balcony with a great view of Jenness Pond. The Event Center has been used by generations for weddings, square dancing, musical events and more. It has a capacity of 200 people.
For smaller functions, we also have a game room which has lots of extra space for socializing. It has a capacity of 75 people and a small dance floor.
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