In the middle of the Essex countryside, Hedingham Castle is the most romantic wedding venue in the country. With a 900-year-old Norman Keep and grand Georgian Country House with its beautiful Ballroom Marquee, nestled amid 160 acres of private parkland and lakes. The entire venue is yours and only yours for the duration of your wedding, allowing the staff to dedicate their undivided attention to your special day, ensuring that you have the wedding of your dreams.
What makes Hedingham Castle a unique wedding venue?
Enjoy the planning and leave the hard work to someone else. No two weddings are the same, which is what makes Hedingham Castle so unique. The knowledgeable staff will work with you to tailor your day on every level. Everything from flowers, drinks, meals, music, and more can be customised to your individual tastes. Grand or intimate, it will be admired and unforgettable. Whatever you decide, it is sure to be the most magical experience from start to finish.
What is a typical wedding like at Hedingham Castle?
Candlelit and breathtaking, say your vows under the grand double height stone arch in the Castle's majestic Banqueting Hall. If you prefer, you can stop at the magnificent Mediaeval Church of St. Nicholas at the bottom of the drive. Alternatively, pick from a magnificent garden location on the lawns of the Georgian House with views of the lake, or on the bailey in front of the Castle with panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.
Following your wedding, enjoy confetti on the Tudor Bridge, followed by an elegant drinks reception. Depending on your guest count, you may have your drinks reception in the great Georgian House and gardens, followed by dinner and dancing in the Ballroom Marquee; or for smaller intimate weddings, continue like royalty behind the majestic walls of the Castle.
What Wedding Packages does Hedingham Castle offer?
One-day weddings: The Castle, gardens, Georgian House, Ballroom Marquee, and accommodation are yours entirely for the day and night. A fantastic way to begin your marriage.
Multi-day weddings: With a weekend-long celebration, you can savour every single moment of your wedding. Spend an unforgettable two nights and three days with your most treasured loved ones, making memories that will last a lifetime.
What Extra facilities does Hedingham Castle have to assist couples to have the perfect day?
You and your entourage can get ready for the day at the tranquil Garden Cottage, and then be chauffeured to the ceremony in ultimate style. The Cottage will then be prepared upon your return as a married couple. The guests may stay in the charming Mediaeval Lodge and enjoy the tranquilly of a country estate.
Couples may also choose to spend their wedding night in The Royal Chamber inside the Castle.
Where is Hedingham Castle located?
In Castle Hedingham, near Halstead, Essex.