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You can be royals for the day when you have your event or wedding at a Castle! Step into some fascinating heritage by booking one of our 17 Castles in the Poptop catalogue available near Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire.
#1

Kimbolton Castle

High St, Kimbolton, PE28 0EA, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Up to 200 guests
At Kimbolton Castle we are proud to offer not only the perfect setting, but also your selected menu prepared to the highest standard. All functions are held in the State Apartments, which vary in size and character and contain a fine collection of Pellegrini murals. You are certain to enjoy the spectacular and tranquil environment of the Castle which dates back to the late Stuart period.
The Castle sits in our 120 acres of parkland and fields which include two small lakes, woodland and open areas and, together with the Castle itself, make an idyllic setting for your celebration and a spectacular backdrop for your photographs.


Exclusive use of the Castle State Rooms is guaranteed. Extensive menus and wine lists are available for all occasions and budgets and personalised menus can be arranged by prior discussion with our catering team. Please do not hesitate to contact the Enterprise Coordinator via phone or email, or fill in our online wedding enquiry form / special occasions enquiry form, to discuss your event and/or to request a wedding information pack.
#2

Warwick Castle

Castle Lane, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 4QU, Warwick, Warwickshire
Up to 100 guests
At Warwick Castle, we provide a budget-friendly wedding package inclusive of VAT, staffing costs, facility fees, parking, and food and drinks packages so there are no hidden costs. All of our packages are flexible and can be tailored to you.

At Warwick Castle, we provide a budget-friendly wedding package inclusive of VAT, staffing costs, facility fees, parking, and food and drinks packages so there are no hidden costs. All of our packages are flexible and can be tailored to you.
#3

Kenilworth Castle

Castle Green, CV8 1NG, Kenilworth, Warwickshire
From medieval fortress to Elizabethan palace, Kenilworth Castle has been at the centre of England's affairs for much of its 900 year history. Today, you can scale the heights of the tower built to woo Queen Elizabeth I and marvel at the mighty Norman keep. Explore the exhibition in the Gatehouse, and imagine the majesty of the Great Hall playing host to medieval monarchs and early Tudor kings.
#4

Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1PP, Woodstock, Oxfordshire
Up to 300 guests
Blenheim is a hugely diverse business with a duty to preserve our legacy, a responsibility to continually evolve, and a need to sustain the strong connection with the community.

In addition to being a visitor attraction, Blenheim is also a venue for weddings and private or corporate events, a filming location, an estate rich in forestry and farming practices, a producer and supplier of Natural Mineral Water, a landowner with a portfolio of properties, a building and contracting business, and a charitable foundation.


We are fortunate to be such a multi-faceted business as part of a uniquely vibrant community with our neighbours. One where we all live, thrive and prosper, together.
#5

Sudeley Castle

Sudeley Castle & Gardens, GL54 5JD, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire
Few places can match the magnificent backdrop of Sudeley Castle & Gardens for your corporate event, private party, conference or special occasion.

Whether you are planning a private party, presentation, team building event, concert or public event then we have the perfect space and setting for you.


Here at Sudeley, each event is bespoke, and we will liaise with you and make recommendations to put you in touch with our trusted suppliers, from event organisers to videographers, making Sudeley Castle the ideal venue for your event.


Our friendly and professional staff can advise you on your catering requirements depending on your event, whether they be light refreshments during your meeting, meals in our café during open season or private dinners. We can also offer a range of delicious, exquisitely presented food from canapés and drinks to large-scale private dinners or even BBQs.


We have a vast onsite car park which is free and has unlimited use for your party, and easy access via road, rail or even helicopter.


Delegates attending meetings at Sudeley Castle during our open season will benefit from access to the Castle, gardens and exhibitions – a unique and distinct touch, making Sudeley Castle the Cotswolds conference venue of choice.
#6

The Founder's Building - Royal Holloway

Egham Hill, Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX, Egham, Surrey
£1500
Up to 200 guests
The Picture Gallery

Grand, spectacular and steeped in history, our Picture Gallery is the perfect space for your civil ceremony or wedding breakfast. Housing the country’s finest private collection of Victorian art, the Picture Gallery can hold up to 120 seated guests. Art lovers can say their vows surrounded by some truly illustrious paintings, including works by William Powell Frith, Edwin Long, Edwin Henry Landseer, Briton Rivière, John Brett and many more.


Many of our guests choose to combine a formal banquet in the Picture Gallery with the evening reception facilities offered in the Crossland Suite or Founder’s Dining Hall.


Founder’s Dining Hall

Classic, elegant and spacious, the Founder’s Dining Hall with its high ceilings and subtle décor is a wonderful and romantic civil ceremony, wedding breakfast and reception space. The room has been used since the College’s opening in 1886, and can host up to 200 guests.


The Crossland Suite

A contemporary breath of fresh air in our traditional venue, our Crossland Suite, named after College architect William Henry Crossland, is a fantastic space for couples looking for an intimate celebration with a modern feel, within the glorious Victorian architecture that Royal Holloway has to offer.


The Crossland Suite is most frequently used as an evening reception venue in conjunction with wedding breakfasts hosted in the Picture Gallery and it can accommodate 120 guests for a reception or 80 for a seated banquet.


The Quads

The beautiful quadrangles offer a fantastic outside space that can be used in conjunction with our indoor function rooms. Against the backdrop of The Founder’s building, they are perfect for drinks receptions, photo opportunities and games on the lawn.


• Stunning Grade 1 listed, Victorian venue with two large lawned quadrangles

• Combined packages (ceremony and reception) as well as reception-only packages available

• Great location with good transport links

• Wedding packages available for guest lists of 80 to 200

• On-site accommodation and free parking

• In-house catering team
#7

Hedingham Castle

Bayley Street, Castle Hedingham, Halstead, Essex, Essex, CO9 3DJ, Halstead, Essex
£6500 
Hedingham Castle, Essex is, without a doubt, one of the most romantic wedding venues in England. The 900-year-old Norman keep, the stately grandeur of the Georgian House and the landscaped beauty of the gardens, all enclosed within the privacy of the tree-lined grounds of the estate, create a magical haven where romance becomes real.

We are delighted to announce that Hedingham Castle has won the Hudson’s Heritage Best Wedding Venue award for 2017! And not only that…we also won Best Loos!


CeremoniesCeremonies are held within the candlelit majesty of the Banqueting Hall beneath a Norman arch the like of which can not be found, outside the Great Cathedrals, anywhere in Northern Europe. Here, where Kings and Queens once sat in state, there is room for one hundred guests, with thirty more looking down from the Minstrels’ Gallery.


Marquee ReceptionsAfter the ceremony, the newly married couple lead their guests over the Tudor Bridge to the Mansion House, where drinks are served in the Great Hall overlooking the formal gardens and the ornamental lake. In the summer guests will enjoy the cooling fountain on the lawn, in winter a huge log fire complements the stately atmosphere of the English Country House.From the Hall, guests progress into the Tulip Lawn Marquee, outside which the magnificent Tulip Tree, one of only three in England, creates the perfect backdrop to any decorative theme. The immaculately furnished Marquee, with concealed dance floor and bar, can seat 160 guests with ease and provides the perfect setting for the wedding breakfast. Carriages at midnight.A moonlit stroll down the floodlit, tree-lined drive to The Garden Cottage in its own orchard, awaits the newly married couple for their first night together as husband and wife.Castle ReceptionsAfter extensive and sensitive restoration work throughout the Keep, it will be possible, from February 2016, to hold your reception here as an alternative to the traditional beauty of the Marquee.From the Ceremony in the Banqueting Hall guests descend one floor for their drinks reception, which can spill out onto the lawns of the inner bailey or take advantage of the gallery over the ancient flint walls, and thence to the magnificence of the Tapestry Floor for the wedding breakfast, followed by dancing through the evening, a magical day in a unique setting.


• A unique and romantic venue

• Full Castle weddings now available

• Dedicated wedding co-ordinator

• Stunning landscaped gardens

• A variety of different options and combinations available
#8

Hengrave Hall

Hengrave, Bury St.Edmunds, IP28 6LZ, Suffolk, Suffolk
£4000
Up to 140 guests
Hengrave Hall stands majestically amidst 350 acres of immaculately manicured estate grounds. The grand, exclusive wedding venue is the perfect Suffolk setting for your day. With on-site accommodation, a private church and beautiful grounds, Hengrave Hall has everything you could ever want for a truly unforgettable wedding.

The magnificent Tudor mansion was bought by its current owner in 2006. Since then, the house, church and gardens have been beautifully restored with keen attention to detail and brought to life to showcase the best of this one-of-a-kind venue.


Hengrave Hall is licensed to hold civil ceremonies in four stunning rooms within the house. The Great Banqueting Hall can seat up to 140 guests for your ceremony, and the more intimate Library can accommodate 20 of your closest friends and family members. Alternatively, the picturesque St John Lateran, a private church, is just a stone’s throw away.

For your wedding breakfast, the Long Gallery is simply divine. Adorned with sparkling crystal chandeliers, the Gallery can accommodate up to 140 guests to dine.


The gorgeous grounds are wonderfully versatile for your day. You can enjoy a few glasses of champagne in the peaceful courtyard, or you can socialise on the sun-bathed terrace which overlooks the beautiful gardens full of over 1000 David Austin Roses. You and your guests can play a few games on the luscious lawns or explore the stunning meadows.


With Hengrave’s exclusivity, you can enjoy a totally private occasion, tailored to you. Whether you’re planning a grand affair or a more intimate event, the venue’s dedicated team will be on hand to take care of every detail from start to finish.


At the end of the day, you can retire to one of the 32 luxurious bedrooms for a truly tranquil stay.


Your dream day can become a reality at Hengrave Hall.


• Exclusive use venue

• Private church and licensed to hold civil ceremonies and partnerships

• Beautiful Tudor mansion

• Set amidst 350 acres of stunning lawns, gardens and meadows

• 32 bedrooms on-site

• Access to London in 1.5 hours, and Cambridge in 30 minutes
#9

Farnham Castle

Castle Street, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 0AG, Farnham, Surrey
Up to 150 guests
Rich in history and oozing sophistication and style, it’s no surprise that Farnham Castle is considered to be one of the most exclusive wedding venues in England.

Recent renovations have brought iconic, classic 21st century style and facilities to the historic Farnham Castle, making it the perfect choice for any couple seeking a romantic and beautiful wedding day.With a choice of ceremony settings, the elegant Great Hall for your wedding reception, world-class dining, beautiful grounds and accommodation for you and your guests, your every wedding need is guaranteed to be met.For centuries, the Castle has played host to many an occasion and celebrations for Kings and Queens of England. Now it’s your turn to enjoy the thrill of a Farnham Castle celebration.
#10

Addington Palace

Gravel Hill, Addington Village, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 5BB, Croydon, Surrey
PALACE IS A STUNNING GEORGIAN MANSION, AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY FOR YOU. MAKE YOUR DREAM OF A PALACE WEDDING VENUE BECOME YOUR REALITY.

As part of our exclusive wedding venue hire you and your guests can also have access to a further ten grand, impressive rooms within the Palace as part of the Gold Package or tailor your hire to reflect your needs on the day with either the Bronze or Silver Package. Such options allow you to create your own personalised Wedding – unique to you!


“The Great Hall can accommodate up to 150 guests for wedding receptions complete with a stunning French chandelier and spectacular Italian marble fireplace.”


Addington Palace has two truly unique, exclusive wedding venues, the Palace itself and the Royal Pavillion


You have the flexibility to hire each Venue individually or collectively. Surrounded by 163 acres of undulating Surrey countryside both wedding venues offer a fantastic setting for your big day and exclusive use of the grounds for photographs.


• Historic grade II listed building

• Set within 163 acres of beautiful grounds

• Available for exclusive use

• Can accommodate weddings from 100 to 900 guests

• Hire only options available

• Catering for Asian, European, Caribbean & African cuisines
#11

Northbrook Park

Farnham, Surrey, GU10 5EU, Farnham, Surrey
£4500
Up to 250 guests
Nothing compares to the timeless romance of a country estate wedding and Northbrook Park is a truly spectacular venue for your special day. Set within 120 acres of stunning countryside, nestles the privately owned Grade II listed, eighteenth-century manor house, offering a choice of unique wedding settings to tailor a truly bespoke celebration.

With magnificent architecture, this grand Surrey estate features a beautiful Orangery and enchanting Vine Room, along with tranquil walled gardens and picturesque countryside, as the backdrop to your wedding day. The landscape is even dotted with majestic peacocks, symbolising good fortune, who roam freely throughout the grounds.


Suitable for both the ceremony and the reception, with exclusive use of the rooms and gardens, the venue provides an exquisite and romantic setting for you and your guests to enjoy.


Set on the Surrey and Hampshire border, the property is only a short distance from London – a romantic retreat within easy reach of the capital.
#12

Berkeley Castle

Berkeley Castle, Berkeley, Gloucestershire, GL13 9BQ, Berkeley, Gloucestershire
£5400
Up to 130 guests
Event possibilities are endless at Berkeley Castle where the Castle & Grounds are exclusively yours. Nestled amongst eight acres of Berkeley Estate land, we offer tranquillity and space perfect for escaping from the day to day routine.
Berkeley Castle is a medieval fortress which was originally built in the 14th century. On the inside, beautiful illustrated stained glass windows, original floorings, oudenarde tapestries and exquisite gilt furniture offer character and charm which provides an atmosphere of grandeur.


The grounds

In the grounds expect to find a sweeping lawn that wraps around the castle, gorgeous Elizabethan terraces which are filled with bright blooms during the spring and summer months as well as a stunning Lily Pond terrace which is perfect for a drinks reception on a warm summers evening. Looking across the rolling countryside of Gloucestershire sits the Gun Terrace, with beautiful views it creates the most amazing first impression and welcome for your guests.


Special care and attention to detail

We understand that events require special care and attention to detail, that’s why at Berkeley Castle we are happy to work with you to create a spectacular event that will be remembered by all. Whether you are working on a business conference or an event that requires creativity and thinking outside the box… we are always happy to discuss different ideas and proposals.


• Enchanting fairytale castle

• Exclusive hire available

• Whole day can take place in the Castle

• Stunning grounds

• Guided tours of the castle for guests

• Dedicated and experienced wedding coordinators and event staff
#13

Hampton Court Castle and Gardens

Hope under Dinmore, HR6 0PN, Herefordshire, Herefordshire
Hampton Court Castle is surely one of the most spectacular Wedding Venues in Herefordshire, if not in the country. This 15th century castle with its award winning gardens is the ideal setting for that Fairytale Wedding.

Get married in our very own historic Chapel or outside in the Central Courtyard. We have a choice of ten places where you can hold your ceremony either in the Castle or in our award winning gardens.


Whether you choose to hold your ceremony in the Castle or a local church, Hampton Court Castle is the perfect place to celebrate with your friends and family. Spend a lavish evening in the ballroom adorned with magnificent crystal chandeliers, or perhaps a medieval wedding banquet in Coningsby Hall. The options are endless. Every wedding at Hampton Court Castle is a unique event.


Our 24 sumptuous bedrooms enable you to really spoil your family and close friends with a night in a Castle. In the morning the Formal Dining Room makes for the perfect morning after breakfast as you and your special guests reflect on your Fairytale Wedding. Some couples make their stay even longer by booking rooms for the night before their wedding as well.


• Exclusive use of the castle, with spacious and beautifully decorated rooms, including the grand ballroom, the chapel, the library and Coningsby Hall.

• Stunning location with formal gardens and picturesque backdrop.

• 24 luxurious and individually designed bedrooms.

• Licensed for ceremonies in 6 areas of the castle - including outdoor courtyard and medieval chapel.

• Personal wedding coordinator to help you through the whole experience from viewing to the big day.

• Excellent local suppliers can be recommended including marquee hire, cake, flowers and photographers.
#14

Ludlow Castle

Castle Square, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 1AY, Ludlow, Shropshire
Up to 100 guests
Your wedding needs to be perfect in every way, so finding a stylish and welcoming reception venue is an exciting part of your plans to tie the knot.

Come and discover our enchanting venue in the heart of picturesque Ludlow. Set within Castle House, the Beacon Room is impeccably presented offering warm, inviting surroundings for you to celebrate with your loved ones.


With light and airy proportions, a magnificent fireplace and decorative plasterwork the Beacon Room is an ideal setting for a traditional wedding reception. The beautiful, full length leadlight French windows open out onto our picturesque private gardens which your bridal party can enjoy throughout the day.


With Ludlow Castle as the backdrop and unsurpassed views over Corvedale and South Shropshire


When it comes to refining the details, our Wedding Advisors will be happy to discuss how to provide for all your needs from canapés and champagne to live music.


• The Shropshire venue sits at the heart of a delightful market town

• Bridal packages available

• Beautiful setting for a memorable wedding

• Wedding and event functions co-ordinator on hand throughout

• Perfect for both large and small weddings
#15

Carlton Towers

Carlton, North Yorkshire, DN14 9LZ, Carlton in Lindrick, Nottinghamshire
£2000
Up to 200 guests
A spectacular backdrop, wonderful accommodation, the finest food and drink and your own dedicated wedding team. Carlton Towers will stage the dream day you deserve.

You and your guests will be enchanted by the elegance and beauty of this 17th century hidden gem. Set in 250 acres of parkland, Carlton Towers is an historic treasure – and it is all yours for the most special day of your life. With exclusive use of the house and gardens, you and your guests will love exploring. From the epic grandeur of the staterooms to the informality of the bar tucked under the Minstrels’ Gallery, it is filled with secrets to discover. A spectacular backdrop, wonderful accommodation, the finest food and drink and your own dedicated wedding team: Carlton Towers will stage the day of your dreams.


Together we will create memories that will live with you forever.


• Exclusive use of this unique and enchanting venue including accommodation & garden

• Licensed for civil ceremonies and reception for up to 200

• We offer exclusive Intimate Weddings for up to 30 guests

• 3 grand Victorian staterooms for your wedding day

• 16 beautifully designed and individually characterised bedrooms

• 250 acres of parkland surrounding the house – ample photo opportunities
#16

Layer Marney Tower

Colchester, Essex, CO5 9US, Colchester, Essex
Up to 200 guests
Layer Marney Tower is one of the most romantic places in England: the beautiful Tudor buildings are surrounded by picturesque gardens set in attractive parkland, with breathtaking views to the Blackwater Estuary. The Tower and gardens combine formality and intimacy, ensuring a Layer Marney Tower wedding will leave you with wonderful and lasting memories.

A unique wedding venue in Essex, Layer Marney Tower has been skilfully adapted to meet the requirements of the twenty first century bride. You, together with your friends and family, may now sip champagne and nibble canapés where Henry VIII once strode.


We have been helping couples make their dreams come true for over 25 years and the single most important thing we have learnt is that every wedding is different. You may be sure that everyone at Layer Marney Tower will work with you to ensure that your wedding dreams become reality.


Ceremonies


As you walk up the aisle with your friends and family around you, the majestic beamed roof soaring above, and surrounded by history, you will be beginning a new chapter in your own lives.


At Layer Marney Tower Wedding Ceremonies usually take place in the Corsellis Room, which seats up to 120 guests, in Tuke’s Chamber which can hold 40 guests, or in the hall at the base of the Tower, which can accommodate up to 18 guests. The Corsellis Room has exquisite Mulberry hangings which form a beautiful backdrop for photographs and adjoins Tuke’s Chamber with which it shares an original wattle and daub wall. The Tudor and Jacobean panelling of the Hall of the Tower offer an intimate setting for smaller groups.


Receptions

People have come to Layer Marney Tower to celebrate Weddings for hundreds of years. More recently the wedding venue facilities have been upgraded to include running water, efficient heating and flushing lavatories! At this country house wedding venue we recognise the need to offer the best of the past and the past at it’s best!


Most Wedding Receptions begin with drinks and canapes in the lovely gardens and move into the Long Gallery for the Wedding Breakfast.


The Long Gallery is a stunning room, with a magnificent beamed ceiling, oak panelling and a polished oak sprung floor – ideal for dancing. With varying table layouts you may comfortably seat between 14 and 140 guests for your Wedding Breakfast and there is room for a total of 200 guests in the evening.


The grand Edwardian staircase, which you may decorate with your choice of flowers, foliage and fairy lights, makes an impressive entrance to the principal room. The historic Jacobean fireplace adds to the ambiance of the room throughout the year, acting as a focal point whether decorated with flowers or with log fire blazing.


If you are planning a smaller wedding without dancing then we have other rooms that are available at certain times of the year. Please contact us to discuss your Wedding Venue requirements and we will explore how we can assist you.


• Experienced and friendly staff who are dedicated to helping you

• Exclusive use available

• Amazing Tudor home licensed for civil marriages with Parish Church in the gardens

• Beautiful gardens and parkland. Top class catering

• Use of our 1931 chauffeur driven Rolls Royce included with each wedding reception

• Flexible, relaxed and utterly professional approach
#17

Clearwell Castle

Church Road, Clearwell, Forest of Dean, GL16 8LG, Gloucestershire, Gloucestershire
£5500
Up to 250 guests
Are you dreaming of a fairy-tale castle that's exclusively yours for your special day? The magnificent façade of Clearwell Castle affords picture-perfect photo opportunities, and who doesn’t want to be the prince and princess of their very own castle for the day? As the company focusses entirely on weddings, the castle is always presented at its very best, allowing couples to truly visualise in advance the magical scenes that can be created here. Couples often comment on how warm and welcoming Clearwell Castle feels, despite its elegance and grandeur.

The church-like Ballroom boasts a 75-foot-long aisle, raised dais and leaded windows. The sense of ceremony created when the Bride and Groom say 'I do' just cannot be recreated. Fine dining follows, with our team of in-house chefs able to create bespoke menus to suit any taste, with hand-picked house wines available to complement the tasty wedding breakfast.


The modern Cellar Bar has been designed with your evening reception in mind, and offers a contemporary setting to dance the night away in style. The addition of the Clear Well just a short stroll away means there are now an additional 20 bedrooms on top of the 15 Castle bedrooms for your wedding night. If one night is not enough, why not upgrade and stay for two?


Take a castle, create the perfect wedding setting and sprinkle it with magic... This is what you'll find at Clearwell. Whatever the season and whatever the weather, dreams really do come true.


• Exclusive use available of the Castle for your wedding

• Set in the tranquil Forest of Dean

• Beautiful marriage room with a 75ft aisle and leaded bay windows

• The stunning lawns and reception rooms are perfect for drinks and photos

• Can seat up to 150 guests to dine

• 15 bedrooms for your overnight guests

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