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On since 2016

Last update: June 2024

Hartlebury Castle is a charming wedding venue, rich in history and located in the village of Hartlebury, Worcestershire, surrounded by beautiful countryside. We can accomodate weddings (ceremonies & receptions) for upto 100 daytime guests, with additional evening guests welcome.

The Medieval Great Hall, Georgian Saloon and Bishop’s Study are all licenced for Civil Ceremonies creating an elegant backdrop for your wedding.

Hartlebury Castle’s Great Hall has been used for banquets and celebrations since the Middle Ages, including Queen Elizabeth I. It can seat up to 100 guests for your ceremony or wedding breakfast, and its curved staircase is perfect for making a grand entrance.

The Saloon, overlooking the picturesque Carriage Circle, is exquisite with stunning Georgian style decoration and can seat up to 80 guests for a ceremony, or 60 for a wedding breakfast.

Both rooms and the grand outdoor Carriage Circle are yours for the day, with time to set up the afternoon before your wedding. With our Dressing Room available for you to get ready in, Hartlebury Castle becomes an atmospheric venue for your whole wedding day.

Hartlebury Castle has works exclusively with our chosen wedding co-ordinator and caterer, Country House Occasions, to provide you with high quality, delicious food & drink and a first class service. Working together for many years, we work closely with each other to ensure that your wedding runs smoothly and that you and your guests have a wonderful, happy and memorable day.

We offer a flexible approach to weddings, recognising that your day should reflect your personalities. We are always happy to discuss your ideas to make your day special. You are welcome to use your own suppliers (excludes catering/bar) and arrange your own entertainment, though we are always happy to provide suggestions if requested.

The beautiful Castle Chapel, also hosts wedding blessings for up to 60 guests, and is a lovely setting for wedding photographs.

In a nutshell

  • Welcomes upto 100 daytime guests, with capacity for an additional 60 evening guests
  • Available for civil ceremonies & receptions
  • Dressing room available for your wedding party to get ready on the day
  • Stunning surroundings and a fascinating history!
  • Free on-site parking
  • Multiple hotels & accomodation within a 10-15 minute drive from the venue

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Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

In the country
Stately home

Ceremony options:

Chapel or temple on-site
Civil ceremony licence

Dining options:

Seated meal facilities
Alcohol licence
Buffet meal facilities

Evening entertainment:

Entertainment licence

Other features:

Accessible facilities
Car parking
Confetti permitted
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Lucy W. Sent on 12/06/2024
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Thank you from Chris and Lucy

We had the most wonderful wedding at Hartlebury Castle. We were looking for a venue that had the wow factor but didn’t feel too exclusive. We wanted our 100 guests to feel at home, and it was important that we could decorate it to match our style. Beth and the team did a great job from start to finish, helping us to feel at ease and excited all at once.

We loved the feature staircase and couldn’t wait to come down it to one of our favorite songs as we entered for our wedding breakfast. The way they seamlessly turned the rooms around to accommodate all our guests for the different parts of the day was fantastic.

We had a live band, a sweetie ladder, a photo booth, lawn games, and so much more—none of it was an issue for the venue. We also had private rooms to get ready in, which made it super special. This venue really is a hidden gem. If you are looking for a place full of charm and beauty with ample opportunities to make it unique and your own, all at a really reasonable price, then look no further. You won’t be disappointed!

Additionally, the caterers, Country House Occasions, are truly 5-star. People cannot stop talking about how much they loved the food!

Thank you, Beth and everyone at Hartlebury, we are so pleased we had our wedding with you.
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Hartlebury Castle DY11 7XZ Kidderminster (Worcestershire)
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