Located in the rolling hills of the Cotswolds, Sudeley Castle & Gardens has been described as ‘the most romantic castle in England’ – what better wedding venue to have for your big day?
Just eight miles from the picturesque Cheltenham and Broadway, Sudeley Castle is a truly magical venue, rich in history and offering the perfect setting with over 1,200 acres of grounds.
The romance and beauty of Sudeley Castle & Gardens makes it a popular choice for brides and grooms-to-be. Castle weddings are often chosen because the location offers a striking setting, as well as a fascinating past, and this is definitely true of Sudeley.
The castle offers wedding parties the chance to feel like royalty for a day, as it has played an important role in British history for over 1,000 years, playing host to kings and queens, battles and love stories over its long and tempestuous history.
In fact, Sudeley Castle is the only private castle in England to have a queen buried within the grounds. The last of Henry VIII’s six wives, Katherine Parr lived and died in the castle, where her tomb remains today in a beautiful restored 15th century church found within the award-winning gardens.
Ceremonies can take place within the castle or within St Mary’s Church, which provides a historic and intimate setting. Romantic ruins and award-winning gardens also create a beautiful backdrop for wedding receptions which can take place within the grounds.
Sudeley Castle offers a bespoke wedding service in an exclusive setting wish is personal and executed to perfection.
There are a number of locations within the beautiful grounds where weddings can be hosted, and numerous photo opportunities. The ruins of the medieval Banqueting Hall offer a particularly striking backdrop to make Sudeley one of the most eye-catching castle venues in the country.
Every wedding is unique and with a number of suppliers, Sudeley offers a truly personal service. Whatever the theme and requirements, Sudeley can assure a stylish, elegant and versatile venue for a most memorable day.
There is a chapel on site which can accommodate over 100 guests. There are 11 holiday cottages on the estate, with 24 bedrooms sleeping up to 44 guests.
For more information on holding your ceremony or reception at Sudeley Castle, don’t hesitate to contact Astrid Martin for a tour around this beautiful venue and grounds. And you can see more on their website, right here.