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Newcastle Castle

Wedding Venue
Built in the 12th century, Newcastle Castle gives you the opportunity to host your wedding event in one of the North East's most iconic and historic buildings. The venue is made up of a 13th century gatehouse, called the Black Gate, and the Castle Keep, where guests can enjoy incredible views across the Tyne Valley.

What makes Newcastle Castle a unique wedding venue?

The rustic, medieval Castle Keep offers lots of photo opportunities, to give you some truly unique wedding photographs. There is a wonderful wedding planner, who will work with you along the planning journey, and the team at Newcastle Castle will make sure your event runs as smoothly as possible.

What is a typical wedding like at Newcastle Castle?

Suggestions for the perfect day would be to have your ceremony in The Harbottle Suite of the original gatehouse (locally known as The Black Gate) before your reception takes place in The Castle Keep. Imagine walking through the ceremonial doors of the Castle to be greeted by your guests, just like royalty!

What Wedding Packages does Newcastle Castle offer?

There are packages for all budgets, from full-day packages, half-day packages to evening only receptions. Whichever package you choose, a truly memorable wedding is guaranteed.

What Extra facilities does Newcastle Castle have to assist couples to have the perfect day?

Newcastle Castle is only available for up to 10 full-day weddings per year, so you can ensure that you are the only couple at the venue that day.

Where is Newcastle Castle located?

Newcastle Castle is located in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne and is only a few minutes away from the Central railway station. There are lots of hotels nearby for your guests.

Top facilities

Private Catering accepted

Live Band Facilities

Wedding Coordinator Available

Facilities & information


Child friendly


50 - 100 Guests Capacity

Humanist / Celebrant Ceremony

Reception Only

Evening Entertainment

DJ Facilities

Live Band Facilities

Dining Options

Private Catering accepted

Staff Assistance

Wedding Coordinator Available

Extra info

Wedding Capacity: 100

Wedding Capacity Civil License: 60

Wedding Capacity Indoor: 60

Arrival information and directions

Address: The Black Gate, Castle Garth, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear, Newcastle upon TyneNE1 1RQ, United Kingdom

Newcastle City Centre can be reached via the A1 (M), which links the area to Scotland and the south. If travelling west from Carlisle or the Lake District, take the A69, or the M6 from the south and west of England. Newcastle Central Station is only minutes away where there are links to buses and the Tyne and Wear Metro.

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