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On since 2022

Last update: January 2024

Overlooking miles of breathtaking Northumberland coastline, Bamburgh Castle is a waterfront wedding venue in Bamburgh, Northumberland, in Northern England. Nestled amidst nine acres of unspoiled rocky plateaus, this castle has a rich past steeped in Anglo-Saxon and Medieval history. Today, a dedicated events team welcomes to-be-weds to host their fairy tale wedding in a unique and upscale setting.

Facilities and Capacity
Couples seeking a historic backdrop for their special day will delight in Bamburgh Castle's offerings. You can host your entire wedding journey at this destination, from a licensed civil ceremony to an intimate reception or large-scale celebration. The grandiose surroundings of King's Hall set the tone for refined and meaningful ceremonies for up to 140 loved ones. This grand hall is considered the castle's centrepiece, with its ornate ceilings, teak panelled walls, stained-glass windows, and lofty aesthetic. For micro weddings and elopements, you can choose the Keep Hall for your romantic vows. Guests enter this twelfth-century space via a beautiful antique staircase, with vaulted ceilings and stone flooring lending an authentic castle ambiance to your nuptials.
Evening receptions are held on the grounds of the elegant castle, where you can erect a stylish marquee on the sweeping castle green. Surrounded by panoramic backdrops across the castle grounds that include private beaches, Bamburgh Castle will leave your wedding photographer spoilt for choice. With views towards the Farne Islands or Holy Island, you can capture timeless images to inspire a lifetime of memories.

Services Offered
The seasoned staff at Bamburgh Castle delights in curating one-of-a-kind weddings for prospective newlyweds. You can connect with the wedding advisory team to learn more about their services, wedding packages, and accommodation options. From midweek micro wedding packages for eight guests to larger parties in a marquee, there is something to suit every couple's theme and vision. The professional coordinators will recommend trusted suppliers for catering, entertainment, decorative hire, and more to make your planning experience seamless and hassle-free.

Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

In the country
Coastal weddings
Unusual weddings
Marquees and tents
Outdoor license
Unique weddings

Ceremony options:

Civil ceremony licence

Dining options:

Seated meal facilities
Private catering allowed
Alcohol licence
Buffet meal facilities

Evening entertainment:

Marquee available
Dance floor
Entertainment licence
Live band facilities
Evening reception facilities
DJ facilities

Venue staff assistance:

Wedding coordinator

Other features:

Exclusive use
Accessible facilities
Car parking
Changing room for wedding guests
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Sam N. Sent on 19/04/2022
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Just the two of us package

The venue, the location was just amazing. A wedding for just the two of us plus our boys, we couldn’t of asked for more, everyone there were so helpful in making our day exactly how we wanted it
Emma Sent on 24/07/2023
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Better than I could have imagine!

What a wonderful experience and everything went so smoothly (but sadly quick). Beautiful setting and amazing beach location as well, plus we were spoilt with lovely weather. Best decision to make the wedding much smaller than originally planned.
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