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Peckforton Castle

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Menus from £120
4 to 250 Guests

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Menus from £120
4 to 250 Guests

If your wedding plans have been affected by current government guidelines, allow us to host your magical small, intimate wedding for selected dates in 2021. Please get in touch as we are now offering virtual tours.

Passing through the country lanes of Cheshire you can view the Castle on top of the Peckforton Hills from quite a distance away, be it that the surrounding forest hides all but a small part. As you turn off the lane and pass through the magnificent gate house, your journey is almost complete but the amazing experience continues. The meandering driveway takes you through the forest which in itself is of special scientific interest and then suddenly through the trees appears a large but beautiful fairytale castle. Originally the home of Lord Tollemache and built in the early 19th Century the Hotel is the only intact medieval style Castle in the country. Over the years the Castle has been the location for numerous movies including Robin Hood, Sherlock Holmes, Dr Who and more recently Coronation Street. The stunning exterior has now been complimented by a lovingly refurbished interior which houses 48 bedrooms and truly magnificent entertaining rooms.

Peckforton Castle holds monthly open evenings giving you the opportunity to meet with our wedding coordinators and view the castle function rooms beautifully dressed. Please see our events calender on our website for further details

  • 5 unique function rooms licensed for civil ceremonies and civil partnerships
  • 48 individually designed and beautifully appointed bedrooms
  • Dedicated wedding coordinators to support, advise and help plan your big day with you
  • 3 AA rosette restaurant, bespoke menus can be created to personalise your wedding day
  • Individual function rooms can be hired or you have the option to hire the whole castle exclusively – options to suit all budgets

Frequently Asked Questions

Venue Type:

Exclusive Use
Chapel on Premises
In the Country
Small Hotel
Unusual Weddings
Castle
Historic
Civil Ceremony Licence
Outdoor License
Unique Weddings

Dining Options:

Seated Meal Facilities
Corkage Option
Alcohol Licence
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering

Evening Entertainment:

Entertainment Licence
Evening Reception Facilities

Overnight Accommodation:

Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests

Venue Staff Assistance:

Wedding Coordinator

Venue Leisure Facilities:

Hairdresser
Health Suite
Beautician

Other Features:

Car Parking
Changing Room for Guests

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    Melanie Married on 18/03/2018
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    Thank you so much for making our day magical

    Am amazing wedding venue. We had a wedding that was more than we could've dreamed. The staff are friendly and really go out of their way to help you, the food is devine and the location is beautiful. Thank you so much for making our day magical
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    Rachel Married on 10/02/2018
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    Absolutely outstanding!

    Absolutely OUTSTANDING! I was a bridesmaid for my friends Laura’s and Darren Saturday 10th feb, we stayed over for two nights and it was the most amazing two days. The staff couldn’t do enough for u. Nothing was too much trouble for Eric on Saturday morning. The staff before we went down the aisle were so nice and the whole venue and day you just could not fault. Amazing staff, amazing venue. Thank you xx
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    Michelle Married on 27/01/2018
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    Huge thank you for all your hard work!!

    Huge thank you for all your hard work!! Ollie & I got married on Saturday 27th January 2018 and it was just perfect!! The staff were so helpful from the minute we got there the day before especially Eric!! Eric you are a treasure and we can’t praise you enough... the castle are so lucky to have you and so are the other brides because I felt like a Princess in your care. You couldn’t do enough for us! We won’t ever forget everything you did!! Thank you love Ollie & Michelle Perry xxx
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    Karen Married on 04/12/2016
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    he venue itself is stunning

    We stayed at Peckforton on 4th and 5th of December for our wedding. Hannah, Alice and the team had offered some reassurance and we can honestly say that the actual day (5th) exceeded everything we had hoped for. Our room was fantastic and full of character, and the staff could not do enough for us. We married in the Wine Cellar and the setting was amazing.
    A special mention goes to Emma who was so attentive on the day itself, helping with any queries and putting Karen at ease. We dined in the Hexagonal Room and the food and service was excellent, before spending a relaxing evening back in the Wine Cellar. All in all, a huge "thank you" to all the staff for making us feel so special. The venue itself is stunning, but the professionalism and care given, ensured that we had a really special day. Thank you
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    Paul Married on 28/08/2016
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    We booked our wedding at Peckforton Castle 18 months ago and it was the first venue we saw! My fiancée (now wife!) fell in love with it. The big day arrived yesterday (26/8/16) and I cannot express strong enough how fantastic and magical it was. All of our guests commented that it was the best wedding they'd ever attended. Sure, without a doubt, the venue looks stunning and is a perfect setting for a romantic and magical day, but the wedding co-originators and staff at Peckforton do everything to make the day tick like clockwork, working hard behind the scenes and taking good care of all the needs of the guests. This made for a truly magical day for us with amazing memories made. Don't even think twice about booking the venue for your wedding, it really is as good as it looks and more! The food is outstandingly good. I'd like to specifically thank Becky, Daniel and Antony for their excellent customer care and professionalism. Great job Peckforton and we'll be back soon!!
    Paul & Nicola Dooley
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    Dave Married on 21/08/2016
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    I had the pleasure of getting married at Peckforton Castle earlier this month. From the 1st time we visited the castle and were shown around, to the day of the wedding we found the wedding planners extremely professional.
    The fact that this venue has so many weddings is obvious in the fact that the staff made the changing around of the rooms so seamlessly that neither my wife or myself had to get involved at any stage.
    The building and grounds obviously give a wow factor from the moment people arrive to the time they leave. Special mention for the wine cellar!
    The quality of the food was amazing and commented on by everyone.
    Finally if you're planning on staying at the castle know this. Chances are there will be a wedding on! You probably won't be able to access the wine cellar. You will have to check on the availability of a reservation at the brasserie and the restaurant because they are very limited! There is not a big bar to drink at and service can be very slow!
    If you're getting married there
    ITS AWESOME!

    Thanks for a wonderful wedding!
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    Stephen Married on 15/12/2015
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    Wow. Wedding venues don't come any better than this. Tucked away in the Cheshire countryside, this remote castle is a must if you are looking for something special and romantic... A real hideaway and special place. Our three course meal was cooked to perfection. Couldn't fault the place. Go on, treat yourself.
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    Perfect location, everything was impecable!!

    We got married on New Years Eve 2007, and everything ran perfectly. The staff were spot on, very friendly and went out of their way to make sure that everyone had a fantastic time.
    The rooms are very luxurious, everything is plush and tasteful.
    So many of our guest commented on our wonderful wedding venue.
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    Stunning venue and a fantastic day!

    We got married here 1st July 2006. It is really a beautiful place to get married. We had so many complements on our choice! They do have a lot of weddings here four, the weekend we got married, so you really need to be pretty organised yourself beforehand to make sure everything happens. They do have on-site wedding co-ordinators, but there only seemed to be one very busy lady who was able to make any decisions. However on the day we were completely looked after and it all ran really smoothly. The food''s good and compared to other places we looked at, the whole wedding package is really good value for money. We just want to know if we can do it again every year!
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    Thank you for an excellent day!

    We got married at Peckforton Castle on Sunday 18th June and had a fantastic time. The food was excellent, the venue was excellent and several people said to us that it was the best wedding they have ever been to. The staff were extremely helpful and made our day the best of our lives, we just wish we could do it all over again!
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    Fabulous location, huge blank canvas to do with as you wish

    WE WERE MARRIED AT PECKFORTON ON 11TH FEBRUARY 2005. WE HIRED THE WHOLE CASTLE WHICH WORKED PERFECTLY. AS WE WERE MARRIED ON A FRIDAY, THE CASTLE HAD BEEN CLEANED DURING THE WEEK AND LOOKED GREAT. WE HAD A CIVIL CEREMONY IN THE LIBRARY FOR CLOSE FAMILY THEN CHAPEL BLESSING. CHAPEL WAS COLD, BUT AT LEAST ALL WERE DRESSED FOR IT! WE HAD OWN CHAMPAGNE FOR RECEPTION DRINKS WHICH WAS SERVED VERY TIGHTLY BY STAFF. WE ENDED UP BRINGING 8 MAGNUMS HOME! HOWEVER, MEAL WAS GREAT, LOVELY HOT PLATES AND FOOD. WE DECORATED CASTLE OURSELVES, MOVED TABLES FOR MEAL, ARRANGED FLOWERS, DRESSED TABLES ETC. IF YOU ARE PREPARED TO DO LOTS YOURSELF, THIS IS THE PERFECT VENUE. OTHERWISE, GO ELSEWHERE!! THEY CHANGE THEIR WEDDING PLANNERS FAR TOO OFTEN FOR MY LIKING. HOWEVER, IF YOU ARE ORGANISED, IT DOESN'T REALLY MAKE THINGS ANY MORE STRESSFUL. YES THERE ARE MANY AREAS THAT COULD DO WITH A LITTLE INVESTMENT!! BUT IT ADDS TO THE CHARM! IF YOU WANT A SPOTLESS 5 STAR HOTEL, THEN BOOK THAT, AND YOU'LL CERTAINLY PAY FOR THE PRIVILEGE!! WE HAD A WONDEFUL WEDDING DAY. OUR PICTURES ARE FABULOUS, OUR MEMORIES FANTASTIC. YOU REALLY CAN MAKE THE VENUE EXACTLY WHAT YOU WANT IT TO BE. ENJOY!!
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    Thank you to Peckforton Castle for our wonderful wedding

    We really had a fantastic day and so did everyone else by the sounds of things - we've had nothing but praise! The food was excellent and there was so much of it - no danger of anyone going hungry. Can be summed up I think by the fact that so many people have said they wished it could go on till 5am - so maybe that's something to consider!!!

    The children were also thrilled to be in a real castle - we have had reports of young people refusing to go to sleep till very late that night because they were so excited about exploring down the 'spooky corridors'. Overall we think the venue really did make the day - much better than a hotel, golf club etc!
    Also thankyou for the excellent disco. People were dancing all night and he was great about playing the tunes we wanted. Again guests have been full of praise for it.

    I wish we could do it all over again

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Peckforton Castle Real Weddings

  • Alisdair & Sarah
    22 photos · 10/08/2017
  • Stephanie & Anthony
    16 photos · 18/03/2017

Deals

Peckforton Castle 1
Gift

£14,000.00 based on 60 adults all-day

– The use of two function rooms & private bar area from Midday to Midnight
– Late night wine cellar bar until 1am
– Welcome drink of Sparkling Wine
– Three course wedding breakfast
– 1/2 bottle of house red or white white per person for the meal
– One glass of Sparkling Wine for the speeches
– Evening buffet of bacon / sausage sandwiches and potato wedges
– Complimentary Bridal Chamber for the night of your wedding

Full venue dressing package from Luxury Events Group (https://www.luxuryeventsgroup.co.uk/)

Lighting and Entertainment Package from Hipswing (https://www.hipswing.co.uk/)

For full offer details please visit: https://www.peckfortoncastle.co.uk/weddings/late-availability/

Events

09 Jan
Open Door

Join us in our beautiful venue, set in the Cheshire hills and enjoy a glass of fizz & canapes on arrival. Then take a stroll around our magnificent function rooms and get to meet our recommended suppliers.

For a guided tour with one of our dedicated wedding coordinators, and a chance to have a chat & receive a quote for your very own bespoke wedding package, please book your slot by getting in touch on PCWeddings@bhguk.com or call the wedding office on 01829 260 930 (opt 3)

For more details, please contact the wedding team. We will see you there!

Date: From 09/01/2022 to 09/01/2022 Schedule 10:00 - 16:00
Place: Stone House Lane, Peckforton, Cheshire
16 Jan
Open Door

Join us in our beautiful venue, set in the Cheshire hills and enjoy a glass of fizz & canapes on arrival. Then take a stroll around our magnificent function rooms and get to meet our recommended suppliers.

For a guided tour with one of our dedicated wedding coordinators, and a chance to have a chat & receive a quote for your very own bespoke wedding package, please book your slot by getting in touch on PCWeddings@bhguk.com or call the wedding office on 01829 260 930 (opt 3)

For more details, please contact the wedding team. We will see you there!

Date: From 16/01/2022 to 16/01/2022 Schedule 10:00 - 16:00
Place: Stone House Lane, Peckforton, Cheshire
30 Jan
Open Door

We are delighted to invite you to join us for our Wedding Fayre on Sunday 30th January at Peckforton Castle from 11am-4pm.

You can enjoy a taste of Peckforton with bubbly and canapes whilst touring our delightful function rooms and individually designed bedrooms!

Whether you have already set the date and have started looking at suppliers, or are yet to pick your dream date and want to book a show round appointment – there will be something for every couple.

For further information or to book a show round appointment please contact us on 01829 260 930 or PCWeddings@BHGUK.com

Entry is only £1 which gives access to the full Fayre.

Date: From 30/01/2022 to 30/01/2022 Schedule 11:00 - 16:00
Place: Stone House Lane, Peckforton, Cheshire

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