Weddings at Kenilworth Castle, Warwickshire

A wedding ceremony at Kenilworth Castle
Photograph taken by Sophie Evans Photography
Kenilworth Castle gardens

Wow your guests with this simply stunning centuries-old setting for your wedding ceremony and reception.

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07825 055812

Kenilworth.Hospitality@english-heritage.org.uk

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Kenilworth Caste, a site of intrigue and passion and one of King Henry VIII's favourite castles in England. Once the seat of John of Gaunt, the home of Robert Dudley, and the favourite of Queen Elizabeth I, Kenilworth Castle is now the stage for your love story. As you celebrate, centuries on, you can imagine Dudley lavishly entertaining his Queen with feasting, music and dancing, or perhaps stealing a secret kiss in the flower gardens.

Event Spaces

Wedding ceremonies and receptions take place in and around the Gatehouse, which stands beside a charming topiary-filled parterre garden, close to the recreated Elizabethan Garden with its fountain, arbours and ‘bejewelled’ aviary.

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Winter Package

Say 'I do' at Kenilworth Castle this winter from £1,000.

Inside the beautiful Leicester's Gatehouse, with a marbled fireplace and warm 16th century oak panelled rooms, make your vows in front of friends and family before celebrating with a glass of bubbly within the beautiful grounds.

This package is available from October 2017 till March 2018 excluding 24 December 2017 - 1 January 2018.

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Wedding Showcase

Join us on Sunday 8 October between 4pm and 6pm as we throw open the doors and discover this dramatic and atmospheric venue dressed for a wedding ceremony and reception before you meet our dedicated Hospitality Event Co-ordinators and some of the best local suppliers.

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Gatehouse proposals

Pop the big question surrounded by stunning ruins of Kenilworth Castle. From only £150 (+vat), hire the castle for you and your partner between 6pm and 8pm where you can propose inside the Elizabethan Gatehouse and share a celebratory bottle of prosecco afterwards.

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Well it all went very well and we are grateful for the part that you and your colleagues played both in the planning and on the day. The arrangements went very smoothly and we have nothing but praise for the English Heritage organisation.

Carla and Dilys
August 2016

We had the most fantastic wedding reception at Kenilworth Castle in July 2016 and the team at the Castle, led by Louise McCannon, had a huge part to play in making our wedding day run absolutely perfectly. We could not have found a more brilliant team and count ourselves very lucky to have been supported by such a wonderfully friendly and professional group of people.

Anna and John
August 2016

Our wedding at Kenilworth Castle was truly magical - better than we could have ever imagined. The staff could not have been more helpful in helping us create our dream wedding. The venue itself is stunning, all our guests were thoroughly impressed and our wedding photos are striking as a result. Overall, we simply can’t recommend a wedding at Kenilworth Castle enough.

Jessica and Peter
January 2016
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