ICONIC OUTDOOR PORTRAITS

One of the many perks of getting married at Willowdale are all the unique backdrops! From our historic fieldstone estate, to the banks of the Ipswich River – there are many options to choose from for portraits and first looks.

The Red Door

Our iconic red door is creates a grand entrance to our 1901 fieldstone mansion and provides a great backdrop for wedding portraits and engagement photos!

Historic event venue with iconic red door at WillowdaleEstate.com Topsfield, Massachusetts

photo: hello love photography

Wedding portrait in front of historic red door at Willowdale Estate north of Boston willowdaleestate.com

photo: shannon grant photography

Wedding portrait with iconic red door at historic estate North Shore Massachusetts WillowdaleEstate.com

photo: janisel rosenthal photography 

Bride & groom pose in front of decorative red door Topsfield, MA willowdaleestate.com

photo: zac wolf photography

The Green Door

The estate is embellished with accents of greenery throughout it’s many entrances and decorative Georgian windows.  It is very complimentary of it’s rustic and remote location within Bradley Palmer State Park and makes for gorgeous photos!

Green door decorated with flowers at Willowdale Estate north of Boston WillowdaleEstate.com

photo: shannon grant photography

Playful bride & groom posing in front of decorative green door WillowdaleEstate.com

photo: modern photography

Bride & groom on posing in front of beautiful green garden door with colorful blooms North Shore Mass WillowdaleEstate.com

photo: annemarie swift photography

Bride and groom portrait in front of ornate green door in garden courtyard at Willowdale Estate Topsfield, MA willowdaleestate.com

photo: douglas levy photography

Garden Courtyard 

Our horseshoe shaped estate creates an intimate and whimsical environment adjacent to our tent pad with a landscape that changes with the seasons! During our tent season, the space is utilized during wedding reception, corporate summer outings and our annual Bluegrass and BBQ event!

Event venue with outdoor garden courtyard and bistro lights in North Shore Massachusetts WillowdaleEstate.com

photo: ashley o’dell photography

Married couple poses in garden courtyard under bistro lights in Topsfield, MA willowdaleestate.com

photo: m. studios

Rainy wedding umbrella photoshoot under bistro lights in beautiful courtyard north of Boston willowdaleestate.com

photo: bharat parmar photography

Snowy winter wedding in private courtyard north of Boston willowdaleestate.com

photo: kelly benvenuto photography

The Garden Pergola 

This area is just outside of our library space and where the bride will enter courtyard for the ceremony. It also serves as cocktail party space for corporate and social events. It makes for great photos in all seasons!

Pergola with living garden wall at corporate and social event venue north of Boston WillowdaleEstate.com

photo: bharat parmar photography

Wedding portraits on historic event venue pergola in Topsfield, MA willowdaleestate.com

photo: christina corneau photography

Wedding portrait during sunset on event venue pergola in North Shore Mass willowdaleestate.com

photo: nate creamer photography

Outdoor winter wedding portraits at Willowdale Estate in Topsfield, MA willowdaleestate.com

photo: cuppa photography

The Living Garden Wall

This unique area is right to the side of the pergola outside of the library and is part of our Garden Pergola. During tent season, this wall is always fresh, bright and growing. It’s a great backdrop for a first look!

Outdoor garden wall at event venue in North Shore Massachusetts WillowdaleEstate.com

photo: lena mirisola photography

First look with bride and groom living garden wall on pergola at wedding venue north of Boston WillowdaleEstate.com

photo: katie slater photography

Portrait with colorful florals at historic event venue in Topsfield, MA willowdaleestate.com

photo: m. studios

The Footbridge Along Ipswich River 

Picturesque footbridge on the ipswich river next to corporate and social event venue Willowdale Estate in north shore massachusetts willowdaleestate.com

photo: ashley o’dell photography

Same sex wedding portrait on Ipswich River footbridge by wedding venue Willowdale Estate north of Boston WillowdaleEstate.com

photo: alison slattery photography

Rustic fall foliage wedding portrait in Massachusetts State Park WillowdaleEstate.com

photo: aubrey greene photography

Outdoor winter wedding portrait in the snow with colorful sunset at WillowdaleEstate.com Topsfield, MA

photo: jamison wexler photography

Date: March 15th, 2017
Categories: Inspiration

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