Durham Castle

Palace Green, Mundeville (Durham) DH1 3RW Map · Telephone · Website
Starting at £1500
Number of guests 80 to 200
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About Durham Castle

Situated in the heart of the North East, Durham Castle is a historic wedding venue located in Durham, England. This exquisite castle exudes traditional elegance and refinement. Built in 1284, The Great Hall will transport your guests to a bygone era of regal refinement. The stunning exterior provides the ideal backdrop for wedding photographs on sunny days, while inside, the many antiques and portraits are ideal for group pictures.

Facilities and Capacity

Durham Castle can accommodate between 40 to 80 guests for daytime events and evening receptions. The Bishop’s Dining Room is perfect for intimate weddings while The Grand Hall is suited to wedding receptions for 80 close loved ones. On fine days, drinks parties are held in the historic courtyard where guests can mingle and soak up the iconic view of the castle and keep. You can host a champagne toast in the Tunstall Gallery, a truly magnificent space characterised by wooden flooring, antiquated portraits, ambient lighting, and lavish furnishings. The standout space in this magnificent castle is The Great Hall, where guests can enjoy an evening of fine dining and entertainment. Here, loved ones can immerse themselves in the authentic essence of one of the North East’s premium destinations. Everything from crisp white linens and napkins to a sophisticated PA system is provided.

Services Offered

The dedicated event team at Durham Castle is on hand to make your wedding dreams a reality. The experienced in-house coordinator collaborates with couples to arrange table plans, place cards, menus, and wine selections. They will endeavour to ensure the smooth running of events on your special day. A seasoned Master of Ceremonies welcomes guests and pays close attention to ensure every detail is in place from start to finish. The all-inclusive package includes elegant touches such as candelabras and centrepieces, a Buck’s Fizz toast on arrival for your guests, and castle vases filled with flowers.

Accommodation

The Bishop’s Suite and Chaplain’s Suite are made available to newlyweds for their wedding celebration. The rooms are decorated to reflect the history and opulence of Durham Castle and are complete with plush furnishings ensuites. There are an additional 47 ensuite rooms available at this location, as well as 29 rooms that offer shared bathroom facilities.

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Opulent surroundings
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Durham Castle courtyard
Undercroft Bar
Undercroft Bar
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Wedding table design
Tunstall Gallery
Tunstall Gallery
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The Great Hall wedding reception
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Wedding breakfast at Durham Castle
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Exquisite cuisine
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A suite at Durham Castle
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Outdoor ceremony
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Traditional castle bedroom
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Durham Castle lit up at night
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Regal design
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Indoor intimate ceremony
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Durham Castle FAQ

  • Venue Type:
    Castle
    Historic
    Landmark
    In the City
  • Dining Options:
    Seated Meal Facilities
    Alcohol Licence
    Buffet Meal Facilities
    In House Catering
  • Evening Entertainment:
    Dance Floor
    Entertainment Licence
    Live Band Facilities
    Evening Reception Facilities
    DJ Facilities
  • Overnight Accommodation:
    Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
    Overnight Accommodation for Guests
  • Venue Staff Assistance:
    Wedding Coordinator
  • Other Features:
    Changing Room for Guests

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