Why Get Married in a Castle?

For brides-to-be, choosing your wedding location is one of the most important decisions you will make for your "big day"... aside from perhaps choosing your dress and, oh yes, the groom!

So what does a castle have to offer?

For many, marrying in a castle satisfies a childhood dream of being a princess for a day. Most castles offer fabulous backdrops, both inside and out, to frame your perfect day. From turrets to keeps, thrones to great halls, moats to walled gardens, the architecture and history can transport you back to a bygone era in an instant, where lords and ladies sat in waiting for their kings and queens.

Many castles can offer a full destination wedding package, where you say your 'I do's', stage a stunning photo shoot, enjoy a sumptuous wedding breakfast and dance the night the away, before retiring to your bridal suite…..all in the one location. Many castle properties have designated spaces in which they are licensed to conduct wedding ceremonies on site; this may be in a secret chapel, great hall, or perhaps outside on a lawned terrace.

Exclusivity is often of great importance to a bride and groom; they want to enjoy their wedding celebrations in the company of just their special friends and family; castles can often be booked exclusively, meaning that you have the place to yourselves for the duration of your stay... now this really does make you feel like a king and queen!

Marrying in a castle will be sure to give you and your guests memories to last a lifetime and, contrary to what many people think, a castle wedding doesn't have to break the bank. With properties offering flexible packages to suit all budgets, your wedding day can be as lavish or simple as you want it to be.

Celtic Castles offers an extensive range of wedding castles in Scotland, England, Ireland, and Wales within its portfolio. Whether you are looking for a large marquee wedding for 200 guests, or just an intimate affair for two, we can help find the perfect castle wedding venue for you. Browse our castle wedding venues online, download as many wedding brochures as you need to help make your decision, or contact us to discuss your requirements with one of our specialist advisors. There is no charge for our venue-finding service, so let us take some of the legwork out of finding your dream wedding venue, freeing up valuable time for you to find that perfect dress!

Castles available to book through Celtic Castles