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On Hitched.co.uk since 2021

Last update: July 2023

Hensol Castle is a romantic, historical wedding venue located in Hensol, Vale of Glamorgan. Nestled in the charming Welsh countryside, your celebration will have a picturesque backdrop of beautiful verdant fields and clusters of woodland. This seventeenth-century castle also features a glistening 15-acre lake and serpentine pond, both ideal for taking photographs in front of. For couples who would like to host a fairytale-like wedding, Hensol Castle is an excellent choice.

Facilities and Capacity

Couples and guests alike will experience an undeniable sense of grandeur and elegance while visiting this stunning venue. You can expect to see the original architecture of this marvellous structure, as well as gothic towers and sweeping staircases. Your ceremony can be held outdoors overlooking the sparkling lake, or inside in one of their stately rooms. There are many areas of various sizes where you can host an indoor reception, with space for a seated meal as well as a capacious dance floor. This venue has plenty of facilities for live music performers, meaning you and your guests can enjoy your favourite songs. Hensol Castle can accommodate up to 180 guests for a grand gala, with up to 143 luxurious rooms at the Vale Resort available for an overnight stay. You and your loved ones can enjoy relaxing at the venue's swimming pool, as well as the health suite and fitness centre. With ample on-site parking and accessible facilities throughout the vicinity, you and your guests can celebrate your wedding day in utmost comfort.

Services Offered

The staff at Hensol Castle will be very dedicated to bringing your vision to life. You can be provided with a personal wedding coordinator, who will oversee your event planning and design, and ensure everything runs smoothly. There are a variety of packages to choose from so you can receive the service you need for your momentous occasion. The venue's catering team will happily work with you to design a delectable menu suitable for all palates for your reception and wedding breakfast. To top it off, you will have exclusive use of Hensol Castle during your magical event, ensuring maximum privacy and impeccable service.

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Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

In the country
Castle
Outdoor license
Unique weddings

Ceremony options:

Civil ceremony licence

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

Venue leisure facilities:

Swimming pool
Health suite
Fitness centre

Other features:

Exclusive use
Accessible facilities
Car parking
Helipad
Confetti permitted
Changing room for wedding guests
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Sarah Sent on 10/05/2019
5 out of 5 rating

We had such a wonderful day

We would like to say a massive thank you to yourselves, Georgia, and all of the staff at the castle who helped make our day on Sunday so perfect. We had such a wonderful day and couldn’t have asked for more.
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Julie Sent on 21/04/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Perfect day

My daughter got married here Thurs 18th April 2019. The venue is breathtaking the service was impeccable and the food excellent. We had the most perfect day from beginning to end would recommend this venue to anyone deciding where to have their reception. Thank you to all the staff at Hensol for making my daughter Briony and Son in law Andrews day so perfect.
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Alex Sent on 19/02/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Wedding of our dreams

We got hitched on 16th Feb 2019. We booked with Judy Rose in September 2017 and our journey started...
Judy was so accommodating and dealt with our multiple changes of mind and split discussions effortlessly. She felt with multiple quick fire emails and responded to each and every query. In the weeks leading up to the wedding Judy met with us to lock everything in... this is where me met Dewi the Assistant Manager. What can I say about Dewi. He is an absolute credit to the team at the Vale and Hensol. He took the worry and stress from us to manage the big day. Dewi met with us the day before the wedding to dress the castle. Nothing was too much trouble and he rolled his sleeves up and got stuck in to ensure that everything was prepped for the big day. On the day itself, Dewi checked everything so we didn’t have to. He accommodated all of our requests and had everything running like clock work. He dealt with things before they became issues and ensured that our day was special.
We have so much love for Dewi. He delivered and made it a day to remember. I have never met someone so hard working, dedicated or willing.”
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Keara Sent on 29/01/2019
5 out of 5 rating

The most perfect day

I was lucky enough to get married here last Friday and I can’t recommend the venue highly enough. The place is beautiful but it’s the staff that make it. Laura Smith was our coordinator in the run up and nothing was too much trouble, communication was excellent. Georgia and Dewi were fab on the day, as was everyone else (security included). Thank you so much for giving us a perfect day
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Bethan Sent on 29/01/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Summer wedding

We got married at Hensol Castle on 13th July. It was so perfect, the weather was lovely and the venue was amazing. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the day. Special thank you to Laura who helped with the planning and was so helpful throughout, and to Dewi who was absolutely brilliant!
I cant recommend Hensol enough!
Thank you so much. We have so many lovely memories!
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Tom Sent on 29/01/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Perfect Wedding Venue

We got married on 22nd July and had the best day ever! The venue is out of this world and the weather was perfect! A huge thank you to Laura who made planning the wedding from abroad easy and stress free, and answered all queries promptly. All staff on the day were excellent! Special thanks to Dewi who made sure the day ran smoothly and nothing was too much to ask! Meg, who served the top table, was fantastic! And, as our centre pieces weren’t what we’d hoped for from the florist, Jodie spent hours rearranging and creating new centre pieces for us which were perfect! Food was excellent! All of our guests where blown away by the day and couldn’t fault any of it. A day we will cherish forever! Thank you! Mr and Mrs Pascoe
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Mindy Sent on 13/12/2016
5 out of 5 rating

Fantastic day

We got married here on the 14th May 2016. It was truly the wedding of my dreams and more. Cannot thank Matthew Bowen for all his hard work and effort for making it Fantastic and so special, also a big thank you to Jodie for on the day everything ran so smoothly. We had a beautiful day from start to finish and if anyone wants to get married here I highly recommend it. Still smiling from our magical day. Thank you Hensol Castle for making it so memorable for us. All our love Andrew and Mindy Jones
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