A castle wedding on a glorious summer’s day could quite possibly be the ultimate combination for celebrating in style. We’ve put together a list of our favourite four castles venues that are perfect for the summer and will simply take your breath away.
1. Rowton Castle
Rowton Castle is a magical venue with a wonderfully enchanting setting. For a spectacular open air ceremony, Rowton Castle offers the Linden Belvedere; a classical Roman-style cream structure which is a most romantic spot to exchange vows. The grounds boast walled gardens, woodlands and hidden pools which create a beautiful space to relax with your guests and capture some memorable photographs of your special day.
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2. Clearwell Castle
Nestled in the Forest of Dean, this magnificent castle venue boasts an aura of serenity seldom found elsewhere. The manicured croquet lawn is the perfect place for guests to gather in the summer months and offers endless opportunities for picturesque photographs with the immaculate castle grounds and lake as a backdrop.
3. Chiddingstone Castle
With its imposing arched entrances and charming courtyard, this castle venue's amazing grounds cover 35 acres and include sweeping lawns, a lake with a footbridge to the nearby village, a fragrant rose garden and extensive woodland. Catering for outdoor weddings too, you can tie the knot within these exquisite surroundings as your backdrop.
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4. Appleby Castle
The historic Appleby Castle provides a spectacular setting for a wedding, complete with an authentic décor and a wealth of period features. Tie the knot in the elegant oak-panelled ceremony room or al fresco under the enchanting pagoda in the picturesque grounds. You and your guests can spend the night in luxury to with a number of impressive, traditionally-styled bedrooms.