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The Royal Hotel

Walford, Herefordshire View map Visit website


Set in Ross-on-Wye in the Herefordshire region of England, The Royal Hotel is a small hotel venue that hosts weddings and events. Standing high above the bends of the River Wye, this Grade II Georgian building offers spectacular views of the surrounding countryside. Originally built in 1833, this property was erected on the foundations of The Bishop's Palace, which dates back to the 13th century. Couples who choose to celebrate their day here can enjoy a truly one-of-a-kind backdrop for their nuptial celebrations.

Facilities and Capacity

The Royal Hotel offers three charming reception rooms for couples to choose from. Couples looking for an elegant space to host their wedding breakfast can enjoy Barett's Restaurant, which can accommodate up to 60 guests for a seated banquet. Those who are hoping to celebrate with a more casual occasion may opt to host a buffet reception in the Coach Room or the Buckingham Suite. Car parking facilities are available on-site, providing easy access for guests who are driving.

Services Offered

Couples can host both ceremonies and receptions in The Royal Hotel, creating a seamless flow to your event. The dedicated staff at this venue work to provide a stress-free and seamless experience for newlyweds-to-be in the lead-up to their big day. An event coordinator will be on-site to assist you throughout your planning journey and provide expert guidance and advice. This hotel offers a range of packages to suit engaged couples of all budgets. Catering is available from the on-site culinary team, who can accommodate both seated banquet-style meals and buffet facilities. The venue operates with an alcohol licence and offers newlyweds-to-be corkage options. Confetti is permitted.


The Royal Hotel contains 42 bedrooms, providing plenty of space for couples and their guests to relax after the festivities. All bedrooms are elegantly appointed and decorated and have en-suite facilities. They are also equipped with modern additions, such as hairdryers and tea and coffee amenities.

Frequently Asked Questions

Venue Type:

Small Hotel
Pub or Restaurant
Civil Ceremony Licence

Dining Options:

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

Evening Entertainment:

Dance Floor
Entertainment Licence
Evening Reception Facilities
DJ Facilities

Overnight Accommodation:

Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests

Venue Staff Assistance:

Wedding Coordinator

Other Features:

Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
Confetti Permitted
Pets Welcome
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    I had my wedding here in Dec 2010. A magical christmas wedding.
    Everything was perfect and the day went so smoothly!
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