£5000 - £10000 for Venue Hire
Up to 120
30 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
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Throughout time, the Earls of Warwick have hosted many lavish parties within the Castle walls, and we’re continuing that tradition! Follow in their footsteps and host your special day here at Warwick!
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
£5,000
Maximum Price
£10,000
Price Includes: - Exclusive use of the Great Hall & State Rooms from castle closing time to midnight, for your ceremony and reception - Use of our Central Courtyard for outdoor drinks receptions and entertainment in the summer, or fireworks all-year round. - Access to our landscaped grounds and gardens for your photographs with many stunning locations whatever the weather - Our Master of Ceremonies, your very own Knight in Shining Armour - Your chosen rooms set up by our team with ivory linen, chair covers, and a chair sash in a colour of your choice - Our sword to make the first cut into your wedding cake - Our bar throughout the evening (minimum spend applies to weddings under 50 guests) - Our dedicated Weddings Team—a wealth of knowledge and experience!
What is included in this pricing:
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
Private room(s) included (non-exclusive use)
Furniture included
Wedding coordinator available on the day

In-house catering
(price per head)

Prices Start At
£50
Maximum Price
£80
Choose from: - Traditional Wedding Breakfast - from £80 per person - Bowl Food Wedding Breakfast - from £50 per person - Hog Roast Wedding Breakfast - from £50 per person (minimum 50 guests) - Medieval Banquet Wedding Breakfast - from £70 per person - Evening food options and package upgrades also available!
Features & Capacity

Overview

Venue Type
Castle
Dining Capacity
120
Reception Capacity
180
No. of Bedrooms
30
Sleeps No. of People
152
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
4:00PM
Usual Finish Time
12:00AM
Late Night Extension
Yes

Ceremony & Reception

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

Food and Drink

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

Venue

Water View
Landscaped Gardens
Marquee Permitted
Disabled Access
Grade I/II Listed Building
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Full Description
From intimate wedding breakfasts and tear-jerking ceremonies with just 10 guests, to magnificent receptions of 120 guests, your wedding at Warwick Castle will be a truly memorable and unique day. Our dedicated and experienced team will ensure that you have the big day you have always dreamed of. We offer ceremonies indoors and out, followed by a traditional wedding breakfast and reception or a more informal Hog Roast or buffet, all in the heart of the castle. Dance the night away before putting your feet up in your very own Tower Suite. Our brochure will give you plenty of ideas to get your wedding planning underway. However we pride ourselves on creating bespoke wedding packages for every couple. Just let us know your minimum guest numbers, an ideal date, and any plans for your big day, and we’ll do the rest for you! We also have a virtual tour allowing you to visit the castle from the comfort of your own home!

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Ruth
Welcome to Warwick Castle - Britain's Ultimate Castle, and my very unique office! We really do have the best job, seeing couples faces light up when they first come to visit us, and then again when they see the castle set up in all its finery on their big day! Every wedding is a big deal to us, and a special relationship is made between our team and our couples as we plan your wedding together. Just read our reviews and you will understand just how unique we really are!

Experience

Year Business Was Established
1978
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
true
No. of People In Team
6
Reviews
(41)
Kerri & Sean
Married in November 2021
November 2021
Remember for years to come
Our wedding at Warwick Castle was amazing! From start to finish the team were always helpful, attentive and made us feel reassured that they had everything in hand so we didn’t need to worry about a thing. Our guests absolutely loved the experience of attending a wedding at Warwick Castle and it will be something which they will all remember for years to come. Thank you again to all of the staff who helped make our day so special! Kerri & Seán
Alex & Maria
Married in September 2021
October 2021
Thank you Warwick Castle!
In Warwick Castle we initially found good value for money and an amazing place to hold our special day. What we actually got was far above what we were expecting. From the event staff, through to the catering and service staff and even the man with the "big axe", nothing feel short of our expectations which were exceeded in just about every detail. Thank you Warwick Castle!
Sian & Matteo
Married in September 2021
November 2021
Planned to Perfection
Hollie and the team at Warwick Castle gave us a truly magical wedding and all of our guests an unforgettable experience. Everything was planned to perfection and despite having to change dates several times throughout the pandemic, the team made the transition effortless and as stress free as possible! Thank you for making our wedding everything we dreamed it would be.
Linsey and Joe
Married in August 2021
October 2021
A magical experience
Beautiful surroundings, excellent service and a magical experience from start to end. you don't have to be enthusiastic about all things medieval to enjoy a castle wedding. The best compliment we received from our guests was that we have "ruined all future weddings" by setting the bar so high. You almost wish you could do it all again just to relive this wonderful experience.
Hannah & Tim
Married in June 2021
June 2021
Very Memorable
Warwick Castle went above and beyond to ensure we had the perfect day, regardless of the restrictions we had to have during COVID times. We all felt very safe on site and nothing was too much trouble for the staff. A very memorable experience!
Alex & Adriana
Married in October 2020
December 2020
Grand and Elegant
After a most challenging year for all, the wonderful team at Warwick Castle helped us plan a very last minute elopement and celebrate our wedding in the middle of a global pandemic in a fabulous way. Everyone was lovely, friendly and made us feel very special, taking care of all the little details. It just goes to show their commitment to celebrating all kinds of weddings, big and small. The venue is grand and elegant but makes for an intimate setting nonetheless. What a special day it was indeed!

Wedding Open Evening

9th February 2022
Once in a while, we open our gates exclusively for soon-to-be-wed couples who'd like to look around! Please register your attendance by getting in touch. Time: 6pm-8pm
Location & Contact Details

Address

Castle Lane, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 4QU, England

Travel Notes

We are very conveniently located in the centre of the country just off the M40.

Nearest Town

Warwick

Nearest Motorway & Junction

M40 Junction 15

Nearest Train Station

Warwick

Nearest Airport

Birmingham International

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FAQ
(10)

Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

A fantastic couple hosted a Harry Potter wedding in our Great Hall! They had planned their day meticulously and the amount of detail was very impressive, they had thought of everything. Each guest had a personalised wand instead of a place card, and the table plan was a huge Marauders map, the list goes on! They even had a banquet style wedding breakfast, with long tables in each house colour.

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

Your wedding is about you as a couple! Don't feel you need to compromise on what you want to make your guests happy, they'll be delighted to be a part of your day regardless!

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

The groom had his new step-son help make and decorate their wedding cake, without telling him what it was for! They only told their children on the day that they were getting married.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Unique, Enchanting, Historical, Personal, Impressive

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

The Portcullis shot is iconic and a perfect spot whatever the weather. The Peacock Garden when it is in bloom is also beautiful - it's hard to choose!

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?

We regularly have celebs visit the castle but sadly none have hosted their weddings with us!

What’s your favourite canapé?

Mini beef in Yorkshire puds - so quintessentially British!

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

A theatrical Hog Roast is an impressive way to kick back and relax after hours of dancing!

What is your venue's most unique feature?

Our unique list of entertainment options including fully armoured Knights who spring to life before your guests eyes before duelling in the Great Hall, plus a firebreathing jester, fantastic fireworks displays and enchanting birds of prey shows to name a few.

What part of your business are you most proud of?

We are most proud of our dedicated and experienced team who are so passionate about the castle and using it to its full potential. They truly make weddings and events a jaw-dropping and unforgettable experience.