Durham Castle

Palace Green Durham Durham DH1 3RW
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About Durham Castle

Palace Green, Durham
Durham, DH1 3RW

If you want a fairytale feel to your wedding day, consider celebrating your wedding at Durham Castle.

Durham Castle offers an exquisite venue for both daytime and evening wedding receptions, offering an exciting blend of heritage and splendour, superb food and outstanding service, with only one wedding taking place per day.  The impressive Great Hall, which dates back to 1248,  can hold wedding breakfasts from 80 to 200 guests, with arrival drinks in the stunning Courtyard of the Castle, or in the historic surroundings of the Tunstall Gallery.  If you want a more intimate celebration, the Senate Room is available and that hosts up to 40. Durham Castle can also offer en-suite accommodation for your guests.  The staff at the Castle have a wealth of experience in catering for the most prestigious events, ensuring the quality of service will match the unrivalled setting.

Durham Castle is also licenced for civil ceremonies and can offer both indoor and outdoor ceremonies on site from 20 to 120 guests.  The ceremonies are non-religious but legally binding and offered to all couples.

Larger weddings (over 50) can take place during University holidays only. Smaller, more intimate, weddings from 20-50 can be held all year round.

• Up to 200 guests • 47 en suite bedrooms • Two suites • Historical venue - dating back to 1248 • Outdoor locations for photos • Only one wedding per day

Facilities at Durham Castle

Venue Type :
In the City
Evening Entertainment :
Evening Reception Facilities
Dance Floor
Entertainment Licence
Live Band Facilities
DJ Facilities
Overnight Accommodation :
Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests
Other Features :
Changing Room for Guests
Dining Options :
Seated Meal Facilities
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering
Capacity :
75 to 100 guests
100 to 150 guests
Venue Staff Assistance :
Wedding Coordinator

Durham Castle Location

Durham Castle, Palace Green, Durham, Durham, DH1 3RW

Palace Green Durham Durham DH1 3RW
0800 28 99 70

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