Bolton Castle is a magnificent medieval fortress and wedding venue in Bedale, North Yorkshire, steeped in history and a fantastic atmosphere. The spectacular rooms are licenced for civil ceremonies and receptions where couples can entertain their guests as royalty once did.
Facilities and Capacity
To-be-weds who choose to hold their reception at Bolton Castle have exclusive use of the grounds and can treat it as their own. This venue holds ceremonies in the stunning solar room, south-facing, to get the best sunlight and views. Wedding breakfasts are held in the magnificent Great Chamber, which would have once held grand banquets. There are several options for drinks receptions, including the old rustic kitchen, partially ruined chapel, courtyard, and medieval gardens. Up to 120 loved ones can be present for your ceremony and meal, and up to 240 guests can be hosted for an evening reception. Couples and their guests also have the freedom to explore the castle and grounds, and there are endless photographic opportunities. The falconry display will exhibit majestic owls and hawks, adding a whimsical touch to your celebration. You and your team can arrive at the venue the day before your wedding to prepare for your momentous occasion.
The team at Bolton Castle has a selection of excellent local caterers to choose from, or you are welcome to source your own if you prefer to do so. They will strive to provide a unique and memorable experience for your perfect celebration. The staff can train a beautiful barn owl to deliver your wedding bands for a truly magical affair.
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£1000 off venue hire for selected late availabilty dates in 2022 and 2023.
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Free admission to our castle wedding fair. Come and get some inspiration for your wedding.
Leyburn DL8 4ET Bedale (North Yorkshire)
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