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143 Bedrooms
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The 400-year-old Hensol Castle is a grand backdrop for your fairytale wedding.
Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite

Ceremony & Reception

Wedding Licence


Water View
Grade I/II Listed Building
Landscaped Gardens
Exclusive Use
Spa On-Site
Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
In-House Wedding Coordinator

Food and Drink

In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Alcohol Licence
Full Description
Whether you’re planning a fairy tale wedding or a smaller, intimate occasion with a handful of guests, Hensol Castle is a peerless venue in South Wales that can cater for your every need. Surrounded by 650 acres of rolling Welsh countryside, the former stately home has striking features at every turn, from sweeping staircases and gothic towers, to a 15 acre serpentine lake, which will help to make your special day picture perfect. Wedding parties can enjoy a game of croquet on the lawn, sip champagne in the courtyard, watch the sunset from the jetty that stretches into the lake and enjoy some quiet time around the feature fireplaces in the Drawing Room. Hensol Castle's aesthetic beauty is complemented by a dedicated team of experts, ready and waiting to help you with your every need as you plan every detail of your big day. And what’s more, you can enjoy your wedding knowing that Hensol Castle is exclusively yours, so you really can be king and queen of the castle.


No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
Stuart Dix
Wedding: August
November 2022
Absolutely stunning
Absolutely stunning!! We held our daughters wedding here 6th August, the venue, grounds and of course the hard working, discreet and professional staff turned our day into a truly amazing and memorable wedding celebration. The food was excellent and the rooms are beautiful should you wish to stay. Everyone was well looked after and I cannot thank the management and staff for all their help, they were supportive at the planning stage right through to the end of a magical wedding day.
Marged & Gabriel
Happy couple married in February
February 2020
Nothing was too much trouble
Laura and the wonderful team at Hensol were absolutely amazing throughout. Laura was fantastic helping us organise the day and was so accomodating with my countless emails. We had the most amazing day; from the night before at the Vale Resort, to getting ready at the Vale and finally arriving at Hensol. The day was seamless. We couldn’t have asked for a better venue. We would highly recommend Hensol as the perfect place for anyone to get married. Nothing was too much trouble for you guys. We are very grateful for everything you did. Thank you once again
Laurenne and Rhys Ewing
Happy couple married in December
December 2019
"I have nothing but praise"
Myself and my husband got married in Hensol Castle in October 2019 and I have nothing but praise for the venue, from all the help and support our coordinator Laura provided us on the lead up to the big day. On the big day itself frankee and dewi were amazing in making sure everything ran smoothly, all the staff provided amazing service, the food was outstanding and the venue itself was the perfect venue for us. Inside and outside the castle are stunning especially for photos and if we could do the day all over again we would in Hensol Castle we honestly can’t recommend the venue enough they make your day truly special from start to finish and when we look back at our photos everything was beautiful! Thank you so much again to everyone Laurenne and Rhys x
Alex Currie
Happy couple married in February
February 2019
Simply the best
We got hitched on 16th Feb 2019 We booked with Judy Rose in September 2017 and our journey started... Judy was so accommodating and dealt with our multiple changes of mind and split discussions effortlessly. She felt with multiple quick fire emails and responded to each and every query. In the weeks leading up to the wedding Judy met with us to lock everything in... this is where me met Dewi the Assistant Manager. What can I say about Dewi. He is an absolute credit to the team at the Vale and Hensol. He took the worry and stress from us to manage the big day. Dewi met with us the day before the wedding to dress the castle. Nothing was too much trouble and he rolled his sleeves up and got stuck in to ensure that everything was prepped for the big day. On the day itself, Dewi checked everything so we didn’t have to. He accommodated all of our requests and had everything running like clock work. He dealt with things before they became issues and ensured that our day was special. We have so much love for Dewi. He delivered and made it a day to remember. I have never met someone so hard working, dedicated or willing.
Happy couple married in August
November 2018
Amazing venue
It was honestly the most perfect day of our lives and we have nothing but praise for the venue. They were amazing, the day went so smoothly, they made everything so easy and did everything they could to help. The service was amazing and our wedding coordinator was lovely. The venue is absolutely stunning, our photos were also incredible. Could not have imagined it any more perfect (as cheesy as that sounds).
Lucy and James Walters
Happy couple married in August
August 2018
Such a beautiful venue we wish we could do it all
We got married at Hensol castle on 8th July. From start to finish the staff were amazing !! Massive thank you to Laura all her help and amazing organisation skills and to Rebecca and all her staff on the day who couldn’t do enough to help us and make our day perfect. Such a beautiful venue we wish we could do it all over again.
Location & Contact Details


Hensol Castle Park, Hensol, Vale of Glamorgan, CF72 8JX, Wales

Travel Notes

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction

M4, J34

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