Hertford Castle is a truly majestic setting for your unforgettable wedding celebrations. Located in the heart of Hertford, amidst gorgeous, secluded grounds and the River Lea, the grand building provides the perfect backdrop for all of your important photographs.
Originally built on the site of a Norman Castle, the grade I listed, 15th-century building is steeped in history. The Castle was a royal palace for over 300 years, where Queen Elizabeth spent a lot of time as a child. Today, Hertford Castle offers a truly magnificent venue for a wedding.
When you plan your wedding at Hertford Castle, you will enjoy the dedicated service of our fantastic wedding team. They will be on hand throughout your preparations to ensure all of your ideas and requirements are met for your dream day. We take care of every detail to help create treasured memories to last a lifetime. There is also a wonderful selection of wedding packages available to be tailored to suit your specific ideas and requirements.
You can exclusively hire the Downshire Suite, which boasts three charming rooms on the ground floor. These ornate rooms boast a real sense of grandeur, perfect for your ceremony with up to 60 of your closest friends and family.
We can seat up to 60 guests for a formal wedding breakfast or you can opt for a standing buffet with up to 100 guests.
We offer flexibility for you to have the wedding breakfast you want. We can either work with a caterer of your choice, or we can recommend our preferred caterers to create a delicious wedding menu.