Farnham Castle is an historic wedding venue situated just an hour from London, on the border of Surrey and Hampshire. The original castle was founded by the Bishop of Winchester and dates back to the twelfth century. Today, the magnificent building is nestled amidst beautiful grounds, gardens and scenic woodlands. Celebrate your ceremony and wedding reception at our elegant wedding venue, offering stunning rooms to entertain, fine dining, a specialist in-house planning team and a suitably sophisticated backdrop, perfect for un-rivalled photo opportunities.
Wedding Ceremony and Reception Rooms at Farnham Castle
There are several stunning locations for indoor and outdoor wedding ceremonies at Farnham Castle. You can exchange vows in one of two historic chapels, The Norman Chapel or The Bishop’s Chapel, each defined by antiquated features such as stone arches and wooden accents. Civil ceremonies are held in Lantern Hall, a similarly picturesque room that conjures a sense of traditional tranquility. Evening receptions are held in the magnificent Great Hall, where you can celebrate with loved ones and enjoy an evening of formal dining and entertainment. This remarkable room is characterised by stunning stained glass windows, a grand fireplace, and gilt-framed portraits. From intimate gatherings and smaller weddings to large celebrations for 180 day and 300 evening guests, our experienced team are on hand to curate your dream day.
Specialist Wedding Team
Our in-house Wedding Specialists team delight in collaborating with wedding planning couples to bring their vision to life. Liaise with our experienced team who will do their utmost to oversee every fine detail. This 900-year old estate has a long history of grand soirées and memorable occasions, and the team strive to oversee every detail. The team of specialist on-site chefs will design menus that reflect your wishes, creating fresh and flavourful menus from locally sourced produce that complement your theme and tastes. Our Wedding Specialists would love to arrange an appointment to show you around Farnham Castle and chat with you further about your dream wedding in our historic venue.
Food & Drink
Farnham Castle's Head Chef has been creating incredible menus for wedding couples and their guests for over 17 years. Simon and his team are extremely passionate about the food they create, and we will invite you to a Tasting Event ahead of your wedding so that you can sample several of our dishes and paired wines! Contact us to recieve our Menu, containing detials of what is included within our Beaufort, Montague and Winchester Menus.
There are 34 en-suite guest bedrooms at Farnham Castle, so your family and friends can relax and celebrate right until the very end of the night. Our complimentary Honeymoon Suite is a spacious bedroom complete with a seating area, a refurbished fireplace, and elegant interiors that combine both classic and contemporary comforts. Meet your guests in the Library the following morning to reminisce about the night before over a delicious breakfast before departing the Castle.
Grounds & Gardens
Welcome your guests to a stunning wedding drinks reception on the Great Lawn after your memorable confetti shot down our iconic Fox's Steps. The grounds and gardens at Farnham Castle offer the most incredible views over the market town of Farnham, along with having the Castle as a dream backdrop for your incredible wedding photography.
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We are delighted to introduce ‘Winchester Weddings’, an offer designed for couples wishing to celebrate an extravagant wedding at Farnham Castle with a guest list of 30, across select dates in our diary, within the next 6 months. Please get in touch with our team to find out more about what our Winchester Weddings offer includes.
If you are interested in getting married in 2022, Farnham Castle have a handful of wedding dates still available; whether you're looking to celebrate a spring, summer, autumn or gorgeous winter wedding.
Our team of Wedding Specialists can help you plan a wedding with a very short lead time, so please do contact us directly to discuss the remaining mid-week and weekend wedding dates that we still have available for your 2022 wedding.
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