Eastnor Castle, Castle Office, Eastnor, Nr Ledbury, Herefordshire HR8 1RL



Romantic 19th century Castle venue within beautiful grounds overlooking the famous Malvern Hills. This beautiful venue boasts a deer park, arboretum and stunning lake and is licenced for both indoors and outdoor civil ceremonies.

The Gothic Room accommodates up to 80 guests. There is a unique cascading stairway in the Staircase Hall, for the dramatic descent of the bride to her groom and guests to witness the grand entrance. This room also has wonderful views of the lake.

The Octagon Room is licenced for up to 80 guests.

The Great Hall has space for up to 150.

For outdoor ceremonies, the Lower Terrace is for blessings only. This foot friendly terrace can seat up to 150 guests in a tranquil area and natural countryside setting of the castle and gorgeous lake in the backdrop.

If the weather takes a turn for the worst a marquee roof covering can come to your rescue to carry on undisturbed with the ceremony. The Gothic Room can be used for a separate short ceremony to legalise the vows in a private setting while your guests enjoy the drinks reception. 

The Castle hosts small intimate weddings from the small and personal with 10 guests, or up to 150 for a grander affair. Larger ceremonies of more than 150 can be accommodated in their marquee that can be set up on the Lower Terrace and can seat up to 600 guests and offer majestic views across the surrounding lakeside and romantic grounds.

Drinks reception after the wedding ceremony takes place on the Upper Terrace where guests can take in the lovely views and enjoy tasty canapés. The catering team will ensure guests are topped up with the all important fizz.

For the wedding breakfast, the Eastnor Castle State Dining Room can seat up to 80 guests. You can choose round or long tables to your own arrangement design. Plus, you can choose either a waiting service or buffet style cuisine.

The Great Hall with a 60ft high ceiling can seat up to 150 guests with the same catering and table arrangement choices. 

The Evening Reception can be held in the Octagon Room, which is near the back of the castle with easy access to the terraces and is ideal for a relaxing evening.

The doors open out to the Gothic Drawing Room and Great Hall so guests can intermingle between rooms.

There is an option of a hog roast on the Upper Terrace for guests to tempt their appetite and indulge in.

Fireworks too can be arranged to light up the midnight sky in colour adding a magnificent end to your day in style.


Is there a Bridal Suite at Eastnor Castle?

Not a specific bridal room but out of the 12 beautifully designed character rooms, The Tulip Room usually is the favoured room of the bride to choose if staying overnight, as it has lots of lighting and space, it’s own bathroom and lots of mirrors. 

Is there overnight accommodation available for guests at Eastnor Castle?

Yes, there are 12 bedrooms on site all tastefully decorated. Also there are 4 holiday cottages on the estate which sleeps 34 guests to hire. If anyone prefers caravanning or camping, the Eastnor Deer Park campsite can be booked.

When does exclusive use of the Castle start and finish?

Starts at 11am for the bride and party ,for groom and any overnight guests these can arrive from 12.30pm.

Can couples drop off anything the day before?

Yes, name cards, table plans etc can be brought in.

Are candles allowed at Eastnor Castle?

Yes, as long as they are in a safe container – with a maximum of 5 to each table.

Is confetti allowed?

Confetti or rose petals are not allowed, as they leave residue on the grounds and is unsightly for the next wedding party

Are Chinese lanterns and Fireworks permitted at Eastnor?

Chinese lanterns are not permitted as these can cause harm to local livestock, but fireworks can be arranged.

When does everything have to be finished by?

At 12 Midnight.

What time must guests vacate the castle the following morning?

The breakfast is served at 9am, and rooms need to be vacated by 10am

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