Located in Salisbury, Wiltshire, Old Wardour Castle is a truly spectacular setting to celebrate wedding events. The castle sits lakeside amidst lush green lawns, boasting stunning views across the Wiltshire countryside. Built in the late 14th Century as a luxurious home, this building takes inspiration from a French chateau and boasts gothic stairways and old arched doorways. These unique features lend an evocative atmosphere to the property and act as striking features in wedding photographs. In its picturesque location, Old Wardour Castle offers the most beautiful backdrop for unforgettable celebrations. With beautiful outdoor scenery, couples can bond with nature whilst celebrating the love they share. This historic castle offers an intimate atmosphere for a truly memorable occasion.
Facilities and Capacity
The magnificent building and charming interior offer a great location for hosting events such as weddings, receptions, engagement parties, and more. Within the castle’s simple stone walls is a romantic ceremony location. Set at the heart of Old Wardour Castle, the Castle Room can accommodate civil ceremonies with up to 40 guests. The room offers a blank canvas for couples to decorate with ribbons, candles, and flowers. Alternatively, the charming Lakeside Pavilion is ideal for ceremonies with up to 60 guests. The Pavilion, purpose-built for entertaining in 1773, boasts large airy windows picked out with stained glass and delightful views across the lake. Guests can spend the evening enjoying the surrounding lawns or courtyard with a drink in hand. Couples can take advantage of the unique structure of the castle and capture a few special moments on the medieval stairways or beneath the historic arches.
Old Wardour Castle services a range of wedding events, from engagement parties and wedding showers to ceremonies and receptions. The team prides themselves on providing a bespoke wedding reception service tailored to customers’ individual need. The dedicated staff is passionate about delivering a high-quality service to their clients and will focus on providing you with an unforgettable event. Their commitment to making meaningful memories extends to their hospitality. Not only couples but also their families and guests are invited to enjoy the thoughtfully tended gardens and expansive lakeside views.