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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 19 Castles in the Poptop catalogue available near Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire.
#1

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.
#2

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.
#3

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
#4

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.
#5

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.
#6

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.
#7

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.
#8

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.
#9

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
#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

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
#12

Amberley Castle

Amberley Castle, Nr Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 9LT, Arundel, West Sussex
£20000
Up to 250 guests
Located in the picturesque village of Amberley in the beautiful West Sussex countryside, Amberley Castle is a unique luxury hotel steeped in over 900 years of history. Within its medieval walls lies a picturesque retreat which seamlessly blends ancient architecture and history with modern design and contemporary cuisine, cooked to the highest standards.

Nestled safe and secure behind a portcullis, Amberley Castle lies waiting to be discovered as a truly unique wedding venue.


On the doorstep of the South Downs National Park, with its green rolling pastures, open spaces, ancient woodlands and river valleys Amberley Castle has been used exclusively by royalty, politicians and VIPs throughout its history. 12 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens (roamed by a resident white peacock) set the scene and the castle is still completely enclosed by a high curtain wall, with the medieval stonework forming an evocative backdrop to your special day.


Venture inside and you are greeted by 900 years of history - suits of armour stand to attention, intricate coats of arms tell tales of previous residents and original stonework frames every aspect. Fine fabrics and beautiful antiques complete the setting along with roaring log fires in the winter months. Fill the rooms with your nearest and dearest and you have all the ingredients for a truly magical wedding day.


Amberley Castle is located less than 60 miles south west of London and only 22 miles from Brighton in the village of Amberley.


The castle is still completely enclosed by a 60ft high curtain wall which is flanked by a magnificent twin-tower gatehouse to the south and a kitchen block and a garderode tower with gun loops to the north. Square internal towers stand at the corners, with a small water-gate in the west wall and a Norman postern in the east wall.


GARDENS


With over 12 acres, many visitors simply wish to wander through the beautiful formal gardens contained within the Castle walls. The medieval stonework, rose-covered arches and topiary, dating from the 1920’s, form an evocative backdrop to the colour and fragrance within the perennial borders. The upper courtyard provides a delightful setting for afternoon tea or aperitifs. Camelias and magnolias grow proudly here and Koi carp bask in the charming ponds.


DINING & DRINKING


Amberley Castle has a long held reputation for delivering outstanding cuisine.


The magnificent Queen's Room is the principal dining room, with a barrel-vaulted ceiling dating back to the 12th century and an open fire lights the room during the winter months.


ROOMS


The 19 luxurious guest rooms offer comfort and style, the interior design reflects the history of the castle and rooms are furnished with antiques and fine fabrics alongside contemporary features.
#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

Chiddingstone Castle

Hill Hoath Road Chiddingstone, Edenbridge, Kent, TN8 7AD, Edenbridge, Kent
£5900
Up to 120 guests
For a unique, award-winning Castle venue with 35 acres of Kentish countryside that are exclusively yours on your wedding day, Chiddingstone Castle is the perfect choice.

With the Castle and grounds closed to the public for weddings, we are able to offer exclusive use of our wedding venue throughout the day. We have three separate areas licensed for the ceremony. During summer months most couples opt for a ceremony at the Orangery in the grounds, followed by drinks on the formal raised lawn, before coming inside to the Great Hall and the drawing room for the wedding breakfast and evening reception.


During the winter months, or in wet weather, the ceremony is by no means compromised by coming inside to the majestic Great Hall, a grand, formal room of Tudor heritage reflected in its oak panelling. The bridal couple sign the register at our 17th Century oak refectory table beneath the stained glass window. An aisle is created from the Print Room behind and, following the ceremony, drinks and canapés can be served in the White Rose Drawing Room adjacent, a light and elegant room with breathtaking views of the Weald and walls hung with paintings of the Stuart monarchs.


• Stunning Castle venue in the tranquil Tudor village of Chiddingstone

• Licensed for ceremonies

• Perfect for weddings all year round

• The venue is closed to the public on wedding days and is exclusively yours

• Can accommodate weddings of up to 120

• Professional and expert team will work closely with you and your suppliers to ensure your ideal day is made reality
#15

Walton Castle

Castle Road, Clevedon, Somerset, BS21 7AA, Clevedon, Avon
Up to 250 guests
The Castle is the ideal location for celebrations and special occassion. Furnished and equipped to an excellent standard, with panoramic views over open countryside as well as secluded and secure gardens for the children to run free.

For corporates, whether you are looking to hold a large scale conference, an exhibition, product launch or a small board meeting, we have the flexible facilities you need with break out rooms, conference areas and outdoor space as well as being the perfect place for team building days or weekends.


We work with the best local suppliers and have an enviable ‘black book’ of contacts to fulfil every possible event need from theming, entertainment, audio-visual, marquees, transport, logistical support… the list is long!


Ideally located in the peace and tranquillity of the rolling countryside, and with easy access from the M5/M4 corridor, we have a space for you, for whatever the occasion.


• 17th Century Castle with panoramic views of the countryside

• 8 luxury en-suite double bedrooms

• No corkage fee

• You can bring your own caterers and suppliers or choose from our list of trusted suppliers

• Licensed for civil ceremonies in three areas of the Castle

• Large heated indoor swimming pool
#16

Brinsop Court Manor House

Brinsop, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR4 7AX, Hereford, Herefordshire
£8950
Up to 200 guests
First of all- make yourself at home!
Prepare to celebrate your wedding in this unusual yet romantic country house.


You, your loved ones, family and friends, celebrating in a secluded, 800 acre private estate in Herefordshire, the historic manor house surrounded by manicured lawns, wild swans gliding across the tranquil moat and in the distance, rolling hills and a big country sky.


Your wedding ceremony can be an outdoor or indoor affair, as can your celebrations.


Consider your ceremony in our expansive woodland, our colourful courtyard, or in the 3 licenced rooms within the house- your wedding, your choice!


While your guests enjoy canapés and champagne in the gardens, have your photos taken on the lawns Wordsworth once strolled across, with our wonderful historic manor house, the backdrop to your celebrations.


Dine in our magnificent 12th Century Banqueting Hall.


Dance the night away or relax in one of the many beautifully appointed period rooms with friends and family.


Once the celebrations are over, as you both retire to the luxuriously appointed “Ivy Cottage”, your guests enjoy 5 star accommodation within the manor house.


Brinsop Court is more than just a country house wedding venue, live as Lord and Lady of the manor while you stay with us and enjoy all our beautiful house and private 800 acre estate has to offer.


Our flexibility means you can choose from a 4 hour wedding to a leisurely 3 day weekend wedding. Everything revolves around you.


• Exclusive use of the 5 star Gold Moated Manor House

• Luxury accommodation for up to 33 overnight guests

• Licensed to hold civil ceremonies with a quaint country church just a short stroll away

• Nestled within 800 acres of farm and woodland

• Marry On-Site in the Library, Queen Ann Dining Room, 14th Century Banqueting Hall, or on the lawns, in the woodland, or the Courtyard

• Option of self-catering with no corkage
#17

Highcliffe Castle

Highcliffe Castle, Rothesay Drive, Highcliffe,, BH23 4LE, Dorset, Dorset
Welcome to Highcliffe Castle, a family friendly visitor attraction and a stunning wedding and events venue. Which is situated on the vibrant south coast and nestled in between award winning beaches.

On your visit you will be able to step inside and immerse yourself in this magnificent building which is bursting with history and has been described as arguably the most important surviving house of the Romantic and Picturesque style of architecture; its significance is recognised nationally by its Grade 1 listed status.
#18

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
#19

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

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