The Inside Scoop
FROM THE KNOT EDITORS
The First Look
Falkirk Estate and Country Club is a stunning site located in Central Valley, New York, less than one hour from Manhattan. Nestled into the foothills of the Ramapo mountains, Falkirk offers amazing outdoor ceremony and reception sites overlooking its own 18-hole golf course and the lush natural beauty surrounding the grounds. With plenty of options to customize the site's indoor and outdoor locations for an unforgettable wedding celebration, Falkirk Estate and Country Club is a lovely choice for the New York couple.
Ballrooms. Two indoor ballrooms at Falkirk Estate and Country Club provide a charming backdrop for a traditional wedding ceremony and reception or indoor reception following a ceremony on the grounds. With the ability to accommodate up to 300 guests, the ballrooms give couples plenty of space for hosting dinner, dancing and more indoors any time of the year.
Outdoors. With a variety of outdoor locations, Falkirk Estate and Country Club is a spectacular setting for a summer or fall wedding. Say "I do" in a adorned gazebo with friends and family watching from front row lawn seats. Continue the fun with cocktail hour on the terrace or an outdoor reception for up to 600 guests.
Tented reception. A tent is also available for couples who wish to enjoy the outdoors without worrying about seasonal conditions or inclement weather. The tent can be heated or opened to the outdoors, depending on time of year and couples' preference.
What You Should Know
Falkirk Estate and Country Club provides a talented event staff, including coordinators, for each couple who chooses to celebrate their wedding at this location. Event managers help couples to achieve their dream wedding ceremony and reception, from planning the nitty gritty details like setting the date to giving assistance with choosing decor and menu options.
All catering for weddings at Falkirk Estate and Country Club is provides onsite by Falkirk's professional catering and wait staff. Couples can choose from delicious options for cocktail hour, a plated reception or for a more casual service station-style reception. Entree options include a variety of beef preparations and seafood choices, such as Atlantic salmon and striped sea bass.
Bar service is included for wedding packages and features five hours of service and a champagne toast during the reception. No outside alcohol is permitted on the Falkirk Estate and Country Club premises.
In addition to its stunning location and talented event staff, Falkirk Estate and Country Club offers couples extra amenities to make their special day even a little more unique. These perks include:
- Bridal dressing room
- Personal Maitre'D
- Coat check
- Place cards
- Personal bridal concierge
- Custom linens
- Silk floral centerpiece for escort card table
From the Vendor
Exclusively Yours...One Wedding at at Time!
Less than an hour from Manhattan. Elegant and tastefully redesigned venue, floor to ceiling windows and a large outdoor deck overlooking the majestic Ramapo Mountains and our Pristine Golf Course. Award winning cuisine, impeccable service and expert event planning. One wedding at a time!
Amenities + Details
For more details about amenities, please message the Venue.
$$$ – Moderate
Ballroom, Barn, Country Club, Historic Venue, Park, Restaurant, Tented
Bar + Drinks, Cakes + Desserts, Food + Catering, Planning, Service Staff
Where do I begin…My husband and I were married at The Falkirk Estate on 10/15/16. First off the Falkirk team is phenomenal. From the moment we stepped on the property during our first visit through to the end of our last dance, the team consistently went above and beyond. Tommy, Karen, Michael, Michele and team will coach you through every step of the way to planning your ideal special day so much so that it feels like you are the only wedding they are planning. All of our guests had an amazing time and are still raving about how it was the best wedding they have ever attended. The grounds are immaculate at all seasons throughout the year. Thank you for making 10/15/16 one of the best days of our lives.
My wedding was at Falkirk Estate on 11/13/16 and it was absolutely perfect! The entire staff was amazing, professional, and attentive. Everyone I see is still talking about how fabulous the food was or how much they loved their waiter. The grounds are beautiful and so is the ballroom. I really can't say enough good things about this venue - they truly went the extra mile to make our day perfect. Thank you!
My husband and I got married at Falkirk on October 1st 2016 and I could not have asked for a more perfect venue or more amazing staff! Karen was an incredible help in planning every detail of the big day, and when it arrived the entire team made sure it was truly the best day of our lives. Our guests still comment on how amazing the service was and how delicious the food was. The Bridal attendant Michelle made sure that not only I had everything I needed at every point throughout the day, but that my husband and our wedding party did as well. We've all never felt so pampered in our lives!
Our wedding was on 10/16/16. We are beyond happy that we chose this as our venue. The weather was gorgeous, the backdrop was breathtaking, and the service was impeccable. The attentiveness and kindness of the staff was better than I could have ever imagined. Our day was perfect because the Falkirk Estate atmosphere including the grounds, food and staff, was above and beyond any other venue.
I was married on 8/6/16 and I was on cloud 9 all day! I did long distance- I traveled all the way from Kansas City to have my reception at the Falkirk. Tommy and Karen were THE BEST and made sure everything was taken care of leading up to the day and the day of. Guests of the wedding are STILL raving about the food, the landscape and how amazing the staff was. All of the attendants were amazing- my parents and my in-laws loved the personal attention they were given to make sure everythign went smoothly! Staff was funny, helpful and the most pleasant people to work with! Michelle was also wonder at making sure I was able to taste everything (and helped me make a beeline for the mash potato bar- my must have food at the cocktail hour!). It rained that morning and everyone was so helpful to make sure my dress didn't get muddy or wet! I even made a mistake on the seating chart and they were able to fix it for me- I mentioned it to Paul and within moments everything was fixed before I even was introduced! The most perfect day ever! Thank you!
From the moment that I stepped foot onto Falkirk Estate, I was in love. The venue is absolutely beautiful with gorgeous views of the mountains, the property is gorgeous and well maintained, and the ballroom is surrounded by all windows, that overlooks the amazing property. The ballroom also had brand new carpet and chairs and a beautiful fireplace which was a great backdrop for my family pictures. The staff... there are not enough great things that I can say about the staff. Tommy and Michelle were absolutely incredible. Tommy from start to finish was an absolute pleasure to work with. He worked with my family that had a ton of demands and requests, seamlessly. He catered to every whim that we had and really knows how to throw an event and make sure that every detail is perfect. The staff - I heard nothing but compliments from everyone attending my wedding. The staff was extremely attentive and they even brought drinks to the table. The food - the food was delicious. I have heard from several guests that typically at weddings, the cocktail hour is better than the dinner but not at Falkirk. We received so many compliments that both our cocktail hour and dinner were great. They offer a great variety of food options and Tommy and kitchen staff are willing to work with you to create your perfect menu.
Our daughter, Lauren, had her reception at Falkirk on September 23, 2016 (just 2 days ago)! We are still amazed at the impeccable service and attention to detail. It started with Karen when we booked the date. She is so professional, helpful and was with us every step of the way. When we arrived, Tommy greeted us at the door and provided excellent direction to the entire staff.. Michael, the maitre 'd, was in charge of the reception and guided us throughout the evening. He is a true professional. All of our guests remarked about the excellent service provided by the waiters and staff. Our waiter, Peter, was outstanding. The food was perfect and plentiful. The grounds and ballroom are just beautiful. If you are in the process of exploring different venues, you must come here. You will be so happy you did!
My husband and I had our wedding reception at the Falkirk this past June, and I still have friends and family telling me how amazing it was. Even before the big day, the staff at the Falkirk was organized and followed up on every item to ensure that everything was in order. I knew after my first meeting with Tommy that I wouldn’t have to worry about a thing, and from that moment on I was right, he handled everything! Even when I didn’t have all my vendors finalized he suggested a few companies that have worked with the Falkirk in the past. What I believe separates the Falkirk from other venues is their ability to accommodate all your wishes. We requested very specific details (cigar bar, candy bar, photo booth, “in loving memory” memorial, local pennings cider on tap, karaoke at the after party) and the Falkirk was able to make it all happen without question or doubt. I didn’t have to stress or worry about anything, and everything was perfect - spot on what I envisioned. What amazed me more than their ability to throw an amazing party was the level of professionalism. All my guests have told me how great their waiter/waitress was at the sit down dinner. Although I’m not surprised, it’s great knowing after the fact that my guests had amazing service to top off a delicious meal. My husband and myself also had great service; Michelle and Will (our bridal concierge and captain) were with us the entire day. Michelle was constantly fixing the train of my dress to ensure that it was always picture perfect and coordinated everything so that we were on time for pictures, the cocktail hour, and the start of our reception. Will made sure that we always had a beverage in our hand and that we completed everything that we wanted to during the reception (first dances, speeches, cake cutting, bouquet toss, etc) Looking back now, everything was PERFECTION; I worried about nothing the entire day and I had the time of my life. I would tell any bride or groom looking for a venue in Orange County to go with the Falkirk hands downs!
For anyone looking to have all of their wedding dreams come true, they should absolutely book the Falkirk Estate & Country Club. The Falkirk is used to getting incredible reviews, so this review, like the others, will just solidify the unbelievable experience one will receive from the time they sign their contract, to the days following their wedding. First, let me start with Tommy, the general manager. You will not find anyone more knowledgeable about the wedding industry than Tommy. He is incredibly professional, patient, accommodating and truly makes you feel like your wedding is the most important one! Tommy even pulled up a chair and bustled my dress like a professional; there’s nothing he cannot do!! Karen, the event planner, is an absolute doll! Every time you walk through the door, you are greeted with a warm smile and hug. They never ever made me feel as though I was asking too many questions or bothering them whenever we wanted to just stop by. We truly felt as though we were the only ones getting married this month because their dedication and commitment was unparalleled to anything else. We got married on site and my guests could not stop raving about the gorgeous atmosphere. The blooming flowers around the ceremony site, the running waterfalls, and the perfectly groomed landscape add to the breathtaking views as we said our vows. Our guests said it was one of the most beautiful ceremonies they had ever seen. However, once they moved into the over-the-top cocktail hour, they were sure that this was the best wedding they had ever been too. The food is exceptional!!! The presentation and displays are set up to perfection; they clearly pay attention to the details. When I walked into the main room where our reception took place, it was everything I had envisioned. There are no words to describe it; the room was absolutely gorgeous; every candle was carefully placed, the napkins were neatly folded, and every utensil was perfectly lined up. They even helped our florist put together our center pieces. Each detail of our wedding was planned out. Everything went as smooth as possible, which is a testament to the hard work that happens behind the scenes. The service is top-notch and simply cannot be compared to anywhere else. The staff is properly trained to meet the needs of each and every one of the guests attending the wedding. Our guests could not stop praising the wait staff and were in awe of how attentive and efficient they were. Truly, everyone walked away that night saying it was the best wedding they had ever been too, and we had some tough critics in the crowd ;) I promise that the best first step you can take is making the Falkirk Estate & Country Club a part of your wedding day!
We got married in July 2016. Tommy,Michelle and Michael were absolutely amazing. They did not miss a beat and really made the day so special for us! We had a year and a half engagement and Tommy was there for us the entire time, answering emails promptly, and being so helpful answering any question we had. The food was delicious and everything was coordinated amazingly! We could not be happier for choosing Falkirk and are so lucky to have had an amazing and attentive team to work with! Job well done everyone!! Love Violetta and Sean
We got married in June 2016 and Falkirk was a dream come true! No one had a bad word to say about the wedding. The staff is incredibly professional, helpful, and attentive. We fell in love with the amazing venue and Tommy! The day ran so smoothly because of the staff! The food was out of this world! At the end of the night, all of our items were packed up the way that we had brought them! Guests at our wedding want us to get married again at Falkirk just so they can experience the wonder that is Falkirk again. Now that the process is over we miss Falkirk and all of the staff that made our day so special!! We are convinced that Falkirk is the best venue out there!!
I got married at Falkirk in June 2016, and I cannot capture in words how fantastic my experience was but I will try! What sets Falkirk apart is not just the fact that it is a beautiful venue (it is), but it is the quality of staff and level of service that Falkirk provides that really sets it apart. Despite me knowing that Falkirk has a busy schedule with lots of weddings, I was made to feel that I was there only client throughout the wedding planning process and received an extremely professional and personalized level of service. These days it is too common that high end venues make you feel all nice to get you to book a date and then once you are in the door the service declines from there - I am grateful that my experience at Falkirk was the complete opposite. My central wedding coordinator, Karen, was fantastic to work with. She is highly organized, super sweet, and very accommodating - she really went above and beyond for me including accommodating my schedule by moving her personal days off and appointments (I was a bit OCD and had several meetings at the venue with her prior to the wedding and all of this was accommodated with a smile). Tommy, the general manager, was also very easy to work with and equally accommodating to me, and extremely professional. I had the same experience with every other member of staff that worked at my wedding - personalized service and very professional. If you are reading this review then you have a glimpse (or soon will) of how stressful wedding planning can be, so I cannot emphasize enough how important the quality of staff is in helping you plan your wedding. The venue itself - well, it speaks for itself. The grounds are stunning, and the ballroom is beautiful with a very open feel thanks to the many windows and french doors. I got married outside and my ceremony was literally a dream come true. A beautiful gazebo overlooking trees and mountains with a beautiful waterfall. The outside deck is also a great plus, and my guests really utilized this during the wedding and it was a great alternative spot to have more intimate chats! I had an amazing day, a dream come true, and I wish I could do the day all over again. So in summary, just go check out the venue yourself and you will see none of this is an exaggeration!
We had our daughter's wedding at Falkirk. Here is is how I summed up a note to the Staff at Falkirk. So, in summary, the Bride and Groom, In-laws and my Wife and I cannot thank you enough for making this day so PERFECT. Be proud of everyone associated with the facility. It is our opinion that Falkirk and all of the Staff Members are the best of the best. 200+ guests walked away that night being wowed by what you have accomplished. Great Job!
I am at a loss for words when I think about my wedding venue, Falkirk Estate made my husband and I' s dream come true. Everything was simply PERFECT! The staff was overwhelming helpful and tentative. The grounds were kept tidy, organized and BEAUTIFUL. The ballroom was elegant and romantic. The dance floor was AMAZING, especially for our "we loooove to dance" kind of family and friends! We had the time of our lives! THANK YOU!
Our wedding was so perfect at Falkirk! The staff was so wonderful and attentive! It was the perfect fairytale wedding I always dreamed of! My husband and I still can't believe there wasn't one hiccup the day of the wedding and it was all because of the wonderful team falkirk has put together!
Where to begin?! Should I begin with how amazing Karen is at her job; communicative, sincerity, caring. those are a few words that comes to my mind when I think of Karen. I just celebrated my wedding there on May 14, 2016. From the amount of endless food, to drinks, to setting up the inside for our ceremony right when we were about to have it outside and it started pouring. Everybody at the Falkirk went above and beyond to make sure my husband and I had a magical evening. I am still getting so many compliments on the service, venue landscape, food, and all. Karen helped made sure all my questions were answered in a timely matter. Michael was an amazing Maitre D. My guests and I can't say enough amazing things about our wedding day. To have our wedding be the only wedding there is also a plus.*Genius decision made on Michael's part to change the glass to a lightbulb when it was time for my husband to "break the glass". I wish we can relive our wedding day over and over there.
Tommy, Karen and the entire staff were so wonderful to work with from the very beginning. They were so helpful and accomdiating during the entire process. They helped to make sure everything went exactly as we wanted. They were always so happy to answer whatever questions we had and made us feel like family. The venue itself is gorgeous! It's perfect wether you are inside or outside. Our pictures on the grounds came out so beautiful. The day of the wedding went by so smoothly. From the moment our guest arrived they were treated like royalty. There was so much food and everything was so delicious!! Michelle the bridal concierge was so sweet and helpful! Michael and Will were also so great and ensured that everyone was taken excellent care of all night long. All of our guests commented on how wonderful the service was so we really couldn't be happier. We really can't say enough about the amazing experience we had with everyone at Falkirk. The level of detail and attention that was given to our special day far surpassed my expectations. We absolutely loved everything and can't thank everyone at Falkirk enough!! Xoxo, Justine and Dean Graf
We had our reception at Falkirk Estate and Country Club; and it was everything we had hoped for and so much more. My husband and I could not be happier with the results. Tommy and Karen were a pleasure to work with. They both made you feel like family and made you feel comfortable. Tommy and Karen made sure we received everything we had asked for to make our day special. Michelle, the bridal concierge, was fantastic! I could not have survived the night without her. The food was outstanding; everything exceeded our expectations. The entire staff was extremely attentive and pleasant. Thank you so much to the entire team at Falkirk Estate for making our day so special.
We could not be happier with everything we received at Falkirk. Tommy made us feel like family and took a lot of stress out of the planning process. Our families loved the one on one attention from the wait staff, and all our guests raved about the level of service and food. (including 'best gluten-free meal at a wedding!') Michele, the bridal attendant, was absolutely wonderful, as was Michael in making sure things ran smoothly once we were in the reception. We had such an amazing wedding at Falkirk.
We got married at The Falkirk Estate in August and could not have had a better experience! While shopping around for venues with my parents and my husband, as soon as we walked into The Falkirk, we knew it was the perfect venue for our wedding. They only have one wedding at a time, and the flow in the reception room is fantastic. We loved that the bar was centrally located so that people were still able to enjoy our band and be at the bar at the same time, and it had great outdoor space for cocktails. The reception room feels extremely open and spacious. One of the other wonderful things about the venue, is that it was not a place we had ever been to before for a wedding, so it made it that much more special and unique for us and our guests! During our wedding, our guests could not stop commenting on how attentive all the servers and bartenders were, and how beautiful the place was. (A great thing about the venue is that there were beautiful places to take photos with our bridal party – the rolling green hills, rock wall, and flowers behind it made for a beautiful back drop, and there is also a stone house, a covered bridge, and a barn to take photos at on the property.) We felt well taken care of by the maitre d’, and our bridal attendant, but were so happy to hear that our guests were treated just as well. Not only is the venue beautiful, but we had an extremely positive experience with everyone at The Falkirk Estate. They are incredibly knowledgeable about weddings, and they really assisted us with the process of planning. We are especially appreciative to Tommy who helped us all the way through our 9 month wedding planning process. He met with us personally every time we came to the venue for appointments, and was experienced, relaxed, and kind, especially in times when we were stressed or were not sure what to do! Tommy helped us create the perfect night, and even gave us some extra items of food and additional things we wanted to make our reception personal, like that Guinness tap! We also had an after party in the Scottish pub downstairs, which was a perfect end to our night. We could not have been happier with our choice of the Falkirk as our venue and would undoubtedly recommend them to anyone planning a wedding! - Christine and Patrick; married August 15, 2015
We are so glad we had our wedding at Falkirk Estate! We looked at many other venues in the area and nothing compared. Falkirk had the beautiful grounds we were seeking as well as an elegant and well appointed indoor space, complete with an awesome bar and fireplace. We were thrilled to have our ceremony outdoors, overlooking the beautiful mountains full of fall color. The day started out cloudy and rainy but Tommy was confident we could be outdoors, and sure enough the sun came out during the processional! It turned into a beautiful day and guests enjoyed using the outdoor spaces. The indoor space was impeccably decorated, and the staff was incredibly welcoming and attentive. We got so many compliments from guests for having found such a beautiful space, with excellent food and amazing service. Tommy was wonderful to work with throughout our planning process; he was incredibly detail-oriented and catered so well to our endless list of requests. Falkirk was able to make our Kosher-style menu as requested, and had Glatt and vegan meals available for guests as needed. The day went off perfectly; we couldn’t have asked for a better wedding. Thank you Tommy and everyone at Falkirk!!
PerfectReviewed on 11/24/2015 Farah G
Our wedding was 11/20/15 and it could not have been better. Tommy and Jamie were there through every step. Whenever we had a question they answered it. They set up a food tasting for us at a convenient time where we were able to eat the different food and decide what was going to be served at our wedding. If we emailed them there was always an immediate response. They met with us multiple times to decide on color scheme, table setup, and any other necessary details. Table cards were given to us and no detail was too tiny to go over with us. They were kind, caring, and made us truly feel special. When the day of the wedding arrived Falkirk continued to be great. They only host one wedding per day so we had the place to ourselves. We were able to drop off the menus, the bathroom amenities, candles, etc., several days before. Upon arrival everything had been beautifully arranged and set up to make the place perfect. The bridal suite was clean and there was champagne and food waiting for the bridal parties. The pub was open and the groomsmen were treated to sandwiches and water. We had decided to do the ceremony in front of the fireplace and the staff made the fireplace even more beautiful than it already was. They tactfully placed our floral centerpieces around the fireplace and also provided candles and lanterns. The tables were aligned exactly as had been decided, table labels were laid out beautifully, and everything was extremely well organized. All the guests raved at how there was so much to eat and not only so much of it, but it was delicious. The cocktail hour had hors d’oeuvres and multiple food stations that were kept plentiful and immaculate. The bartenders were always available to serve and therefore the bar was never jammed. Michelle was the bridal attendant throughout the entire day and to say she treated us wonderfully would be an understatement. It is her job to be by the Bride and Groom's side throughout the day but she went so above and beyond anything we could have dreamed of. From the time she took us out to the barn, where we were able to get gorgeous rustic pictures, she did everything imaginable to make our day even more special. She walked through mud to hold the brides dress, she provided water, and was genuinely kind, sweet, and caring. We were provided with a tray of a variety of foods in the bridal suite after the ceremony to munch on as well as whatever drink we requested. She was always around but never in the way. She made sure our food was prepared the way we liked it, never let a drink go more than half empty, and made our night complete. Michael was the Maître d’ and he was just as fantastic. From the time we arrived he was friendly but professional, cordial, and made sure the day went right. He made sure the bridal party had whatever they needed whenever they needed. He made sure the ceremony was orderly and fantastic. He shook the guests hand as they entered and made everyone feel at home. He checked on us at every turn, again without being in the way. He helped us through the cake cutting ceremony and helped wrap up the wedding by making sure we had everything we needed. When we went back the next day Michelle and Michael had cleaned up what we had left, had wrapped our food, and gave us big hugs and told us how happy they were. These two people made our day so much better than even we thought possible. If you want a picture perfect day, Tommy and the crew at Falkirk is the place to be!
From the first time my husband and I visited Falkirk, we knew our search was over! We fell in love with the beautiful grounds, the elegant ballroom, and the overall atmosphere of Falkirk Estate. There are no words to describe how helpful and attentive the staff was throughout the entire process. Tommy, Bill and Jamie were with us every step of the way and made the wedding planning process a breeze. They were available whenever we needed and were always willing to answer our questions and help us create the wedding of our dreams. On the day of the wedding, Tommy, Michael, and Michelle made sure everything was perfect and we knew we never had to stress because we were in great hands. It has been a month since our wedding and our guests are still raving about the great food, the excellent service, and the amazing wedding that would not have happened without the team at Falkirk. We loved absolutely everything about Falkirk Estate and we cannot thank the staff enough! You made our wedding everything we could have wanted plus more! - Brianne & Kevin Floss
Just perfectReviewed on 11/07/2015 Michele W
Falkirk is a gem, the absolute perfect venue for your wedding! I’ll never forget the first time we visited last October. The grounds were breathtaking, and when we walked in the place was not only beautiful but also warm and welcoming. Throughout the planning process, Jamie & Tommy were always there to answer our questions and accommodate anything we asked for. I couldn’t imagine it looking any more beautiful than the first day we walked in, but on the day of our Halloween wedding, we were absolutely floored at how stunning it was! It was truly the fairy-tale wedding I had always dreamed of. Our guests are still raving about the amazing food, service and staff. Mike and Will were fabulous and took great care of us and our guests, Michelle was so sweet & even held out a tray of food for us to pick on as Tommy helped bustle my dress! Everyone was pleasant, fun and we truly appreciate how perfect you made our wedding experience. Thank you to everyone at Falkirk!!!
The staff at the Falkirk are exceptional people. Guests are still commenting on how attentive and friendly the wait staff and bartenders where. Jamie, our event manager, and Tommy, the Director of Banquets, were the so amazing to work with. They helped me with everything and were always there to listen to my silly questions or to reassure me when I was on edge! Our Matrie D, Mike, and my bridal attendant, Lauren, where seriously on point the day of the wedding! They were always right there for me, but I never knew they were!!! They were not intrusive on our day as I have heard can happen at other venues, but they definitely stepped in whenever they saw I needed a hand or drink :-) The venue itself is beautiful. We were lucky enough to have a day in late June where the weather couldn't have been more perfect for an outdoor wedding ceremony! Guests have told me how taken back they were by the beauty of the grounds. They even plant new flowers every few weeks to make sure that each bride has a fresh look at their ceremony! The food was AWESOME! Get the lamb chops for cocktail hour, I promise you it is worth it!! People were fighting over them and requesting staff to bring more out! If you have your wedding at the Falkirk, know that your bridal attendant will stuff your face with food for you! ;-) We had plates of food from all the cocktail stations brought directly to my husband and I, and for that I am thankful! I wish I had a chance to meet the chef and thank him for cooking up some great food for a bunch of foodies! Overall, my experience with the Falkirk was the best I could have hoped for. They were easy to work with, the place was picturesque, and I felt so well taken care of all day. Highly recommended.