Ruthin Castle, Hotel and Spa

£3,500 - £6,950 for a package
Up to 100
60 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
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Ruthin Castle is the perfect place to host the fairy-tale wedding of your dreams, steeped in history and set against the Clywdian Range in North Wales. Plan according to your taste and budget.
Ruthin Castle, Hotel and Spa Pricing & Costs

In-house catering
(price per head)

Maximum Price

(total price)

Prices Start At
Maximum Price
Number of Guests Included
- Includes Event Room Hire - Sparkling Drinks Reception - Canapes - Three-course Wedding Breakfast with Tea & Coffee - Half Bottle of Wine per person with the meal - Prosecco Toast Drink - Six Item Evening Buffet - Complimentary Nights Stay for the couple - DJ & Disco - Chair Covers & Sash - Room hire for the duration in our Grand Salon Out Twilight Package starts from £3500, this is perfect for an low-key evening reception wedding, our Diamond Package starting from £6500 is fabulous for a full day's wedding celebration.
What is included in this pricing:
Canapés included
Furniture included
Wine / soft drinks allowance per guest
Multiple course wedding breakfast
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
Couple accommodation included
Exclusive use
Ruthin Castle, Hotel and Spa Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms
Sleeps No. of People
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
08:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 AM

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Fireworks Permitted
Wedding Licence
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Confetti Permitted
Sound System Available


Landscaped Gardens
Marquee Permitted
Spa On-Site
Disabled Access
Grade I/II Listed Building
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Pet Friendly

Food and Drink

In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Halal Catering
Alcohol Licence
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol

Cultural Specialists

Ruthin Castle, Hotel and Spa Full Description
Ruthin Castle is a beautiful retreat; steeped in history and nestled in acres of parkland beside the Clwydian Range in North Wales. Here you can indulge yourself with exquisite dining, unwind in our distinctive spa or revel in one of our renowned Medieval Feasts before sinking into a luxurious bed for a sleep worthy of a Prince or Princess. In our spa, which rests beside the rustic woodland grounds of The Castle’s original moat, you can leave the world behind you with treatments and health club that will help relax your mind and revive your spirit. Ruthin Castle is a royal gem just waiting to be explored. For a truly outstanding wedding venue; For the wedding venue of your dreams, there is nowhere more magical, more authentic or more special than Ruthin Castle. The most important day of your life should be whatever you wish; as extravagant, flamboyant or perhaps, quiet as you desire, and Ruthin Castle is the perfect location in which to turn your dreams into reality. Some may consider it fairy tale, and for that, exclusive use of The Castle may be arranged. Here at Ruthin Castle, we are experts in making your special day 'extra special'. We tailor each and every celebration to ensure that every small detail is taken care of. Licensed Civil Marriages for up to 100 guests Wedding Receptions for up to 100 guests Wedding Evening Reception for up to 120 guests. The Castle is also the perfect venue for the Celebration of Life's Events. Bring family and friends together for Baby Showers, Birthdays, Anniversaries or anything you would care to celebrate.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Paige Kay & Naomi Jones
So your getting Married! Great news! A wedding is an exciting time and should be enjoyed throughout the whole planning process. Myself and the wedding consultants have over 40 years experience in the wedding industry and are so excited when a new couple choose Ruthin Castle Hotel & Spa as their venue. We are here to share your planning, and ensure the whole day is as special and unique to you, your family and friends as it should be. We are here to do as much of the planning as you want us to.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
Olivia Colquitt
Happy couple married in January
January 2024
Perfect Wedding Day
We could not be happier with Ruthin Castle and the wonderful team that works there. Our wedding day was absolutely perfect from start to finish. The events staff were incredibly supportive throughout the planning process keeping in touch through regular emails and meetings. Getting married in a real medieval castle is a truly unique experience. Thanks again to the team at Ruthin Castle. They ensured a perfect wedding day for us and our guests. We can’t recommend them or thank them enough!
Mr & Mrs Pomroy
Happy couple married in November
November 2023
Best day we could ask for!
We both fell in love with the castle straight away. We both had the best day we could ask for. A massive shout out to all the staff working that day for making it so special. The day ran so smoothly. Honestly we can't thank you all enough. Everyone had a great time and enjoyed the food. Would highly recommend Ruthin castle for a wedding but anything in general.
Sophia Clarke-Roberts
Happy couple married in October
November 2023
Our Wedding Day couldn't of been more Perfect
From the package on offer to the pre wedding communication to the day itself, our wedding day couldn’t have been more perfect. The package on offer includes absolutely everything you would want for your day. There was plenty of communication beforehand to make sure all the little things were in place before the day. The day itself, to say something is perfect is a bold statement, but our wedding was. The staff on the day couldn’t have done enough for us.
Diane & Huw Williams
Happy couple married in October
November 2023
What an amazing day!
From the start of our vision for our wedding in the teepee the team at the castle were amazing, helpful, Jodie & Paige were exceptional in their roll of wedding and events so our wedding was the most fantastic day. All our friends and family said what an amazing day. All the staff are friendly, approachable and want to make your time there enjoyable. I can’t thank everyone at Ruthin castle enough for helping to make our day magical and memorable and making me feel so special as a bride.
Rebecca & Robert
Happy couple married in September
September 2023
Wedding of my Dreams
We had our wedding at Ruthin Castle and it was a truly magical day. Jane and Paige were so helpful in the lead up to the day. And on the day, Jane, Adam and Peter as well as all the staff were so helpful! The event rooms were spacious and grand, food was delicious and the bedrooms were very comfy. I can’t wait to come back for our anniversary!
Keiron and Lisa
Happy couple married in August
August 2023
What an amazing setting for our special day
We had the most amazing day at Ruthin Castle getting married. The staff were so attentive and catered to our every need. Lovely, approachable and easy to get on with. Nothing was an issue. We opted for a afternoon tea style wedding breakfast (with plenty of rustic fries) the food was delicious. There was plenty to feed all of our guests and the food just kept coming. The set up of the room was stunning, hats off to the in-house decor company Marleys Magical creations. And boy did they turn our room Into something magical. A lovely touch towards the darker evening was when the staff lit the fire pit for our guests. It really was lovely. A huge plus for us was the surrounding land that our photographer was able to get some brilliant shots of us and our guests. We're so happy we chose Ruthin Castle as our wedding venue and we can't wait to go back there for our anniversary.

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Ruthin Castle, Hotel and Spa Location & Contact Details


Castle Street, Ruthin, Denbighshire, LL15 2NU, Wales

Travel Notes

Ruthin Castle is located within acres of parkland in the heart of the Medieval town of Ruthin, North Wales. Ruthin is easily accessible from North West England, just 22 miles west of Chester, 38 miles from Liverpool and 55 miles from Manchester. The Castle is located on Castle Street, just off the main Town Square in the direction of Corwen. Look out for the stone entrance archway. If you’re lucky, a number of our resident peacocks may be out to greet you as you proceed along the driveway. Free parking is available for our guests

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Ruthin Castle, Hotel and Spa Press & Awards

Press & Awards (2)

Border Life
Cheshire Life

Industry Awards (2)

Regional Best Country Venue
Regional Best Wedding Planner
Frequently Asked Questions

Describe the best wedding that happened at Ruthin Castle, Hotel and Spa?

This is a hard question to answer as they are all so different and unique. I must admit though we certainly like the themed ones!

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Arrange for a unique wedding email address so all the people working on your wedding send to the wedding email address. helps to keep everything in one place and years later.... its great to look back on :) Enjoy the planning process because your big day.... will soon be here!

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

Personalised favours are definitely a nice touch allowing your guests to take something away to remember the big day by!

Describe Ruthin Castle, Hotel and Spa in 5 adjectives

Historic Regal Majestic Magical Romantic

Where’s the best photo spot at Ruthin Castle, Hotel and Spa?

The ancient Castle Monument Walls The Peacock Terrace The Italian Gardens

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at Ruthin Castle, Hotel and Spa?

Ross Kemp Van Morrison Ian Rush Charlene Spittera Kym Marsh Sir Lawrence Olivier And of course the King famously stayed here!

What’s your favourite canapé?

Welsh Rarebit on Baked Crouton, Ale Chutney, a Welsh classic of course!

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Hot Chocolate with marshmallows

What is Ruthin Castle, Hotel and Spa most unique feature?

The Medieval Hall Its Royal History, was once owned by Henry VIII

What part of your business are you most proud of?

The dedication our team have to making every wedding a resounding success.

Bridebook Benefits

Bridebook GiftBottle of Prosecco & Ruthin Teddy Bear in Bridal Suite for the night of your wedding.