With its magnificent medieval architecture, impressive Tudor Hall, luxurious bedrooms and award winning food, it really is the perfect location for an unforgettable wedding, not to mention being in easy reach of Bristol, the M4 and M5. The castle's idyllic walled gardens provide an unsurpassed setting for your drinks reception and photographs.
The Castle lends itself to romance, complete with a license to hold ceremonies on site, you can have your magical day all in one location. We can accommodate weddings and celebrations from 2 to 200, offering only 1 wedding per day, you can even hire the entire castle exclusively for your special day.
Our impressive Tudor Hall can accommodate up to 66 guests for a wedding breakfast, whilst The Barons Sitting Room is more intimate for up to 24 guests. For something larger we have space for a marquee within the castle grounds.
Thornbury Castle in Gloucestershire has an excellent pedigree when it comes to its food, winning many prestigious awards over the years. As you would expect, our Head Chef uses locally sourced, seasonal produce for his modern British menu. A variety of vegetables and herbs come from the castle's own Kitchen Garden and we have our very own vineyard too. He will create a delicious and artistically presented wedding breakfast that will delight you and your guests.
Each one of our luxurious bedchambers offers a very distinctive experience. You may wish to stay in the Duke's Bedchamber, where Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn once slept. This grand room, located in the hexagonal tower, features an impressive antique four-poster and an open fire. Alternatively, you might prefer the Duke's Robe Chamber with its secret bathroom. Regardless of which one you choose, you'll find each one is appointed to the very highest standard. In-room pampering treatments to help you both relax before, or after, your wedding can also be arranged.
At Thornbury Castle we pride ourselves on knowing a thing or two about organising a successful wedding. Whether you and your partner want a large traditional wedding or a more intimate affair, we will hold your hand from the initial consultation right through to the big day itself. We will offer you plenty of advice and guidance and will work hard to ensure every detail is just right, we also understand that every wedding is different and can tailor make a bespoke package just for you.
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