Option 1 - available for 11am or 1pm ceremonies
Ceremony followed by drinks and/or canapés served on the lawn. You can choose from our drinks list or alternatively you may wish to supply your own drinks, if so we make a service charge per guest which covers service, chilling and glass hire.
Option 2 - available for 3.30pm ceremonies
Our ceremony suite (please see floor plan) is available to hire from 3pm -11pm any day with optional civil marriage ceremony and suggested use is as follows:
- Wintergarden -
up to 100 seated guest for the civil ceremony
- Dining Room -
up to 80 seated guests for your main reception
- Octagon -
bar area, meet and greet, evening buffet
- Drawing Room -
dancing and any other evening entertainment
The entire suite can hold up to 150 in the evening. The design of the rooms offers a blank canvas for any theme. Please note the Wintergarden is not included in the hire after 5pm.
Cloakrooms are situated to the left hand side of the Dining Room. Disabled and baby change on the ground floor, ladies and gents at basement level.
Due to the uniqueness of the Castle, you will be asked to select from our nominated caterers who offer a variety of styles and prices to suit your requirements. Our events team can offer guidance as to which caterer might best suit you, you will then be asked to deal personally with your chosen caterer, you will also pay the caterer directly.
There are no kitchens at the Castle and these caters have been carefully selected for their experience and understanding of working within a Grade 1 listed building.
You are welcome to supply your own post ceremony drink, table and toasting wine, we will supply glasses and serve throughout the day for a small service charge per guest.
We have a bar available for the evening, you are welcome to pay the entire bill, put an amount behind the bar or simply leave guests to select and pay for their own drinks.
Please note: Normal licensing rules apply. The bar will close 30 minutes before end of event.