Weddings

The Castle Westenhanger

The Castle Westenhanger offers you and your guest's exclusive use of the Manor House, Castle Turrets and stunning Marquee. Surrounded by medieval walls the venue offers a romantic, peaceful and intimate canvas for you to create the wedding of your dreams.

Whatever the type of wedding you wish for, The Castle Westenhanger adds a unique backdrop. Our dedicated and experienced team are on hand from beginning to end to make sure that no detail is left to chance and that you have the most extraordinary day, exclusive to you.

Please do not hesitate to book a no obligation viewing. We look forward to meeting you and showing you around our amazing venue.

Wedding Packages

Our wedding packages have been created with careful consideration covering all of the key elements for that perfect day. However, if it’s not quite what you had in mind, come and see us so we can discuss what would make the perfect package for you.

Our wedding package includes:

  • Exclusive venue hire
  • Inside and outside civil ceremony options (registrars fees will apply)
  • 1 reception drink either Pimms, Bucks Fizz or Juice
  • 3 course sit down wedding breakfast
  • A choice of silver or wooden cake stand and knife
  • 1 glass of sparkling wine per guest for toast drinks
  • Half a bottle of wine per person
  • Evening buffet - a choice of a hot or cold buffet, hog roast (supplement applies)
  • Complimentary wine and food tastings by appointment for the wedding couple
  • Professional DJ and disco lighting 
  • Microphone and use of a sound system for background music
  • Crockery, cutlery, glassware and table linen
  • Tables and seating 
  • Your personal wedding coordinator
  • Easel for the table plan
  • Ample free safe parking for guests
  • Exclusive use of the bridal dressing room from 9 am until midnight
  • Wedding insurance (T&C’s apply)

Ceremony

The Gazebo

Standing on the main lawn is our beautiful thatched, oak framed gazebo, a stunning location for your outdoor civil ceremony and can accommodate up to 120 guests.

You and your bridal party can make your grand entrance out from the Manor House, up the aisle to meet the rest of your guests and take your vows.

It’s a truly romantic setting surrounded by both nature and history. The stunning Rosamond’s tower to the right of the Gazebo is a perfect backdrop for those all-important photographs too.

The Manor House

The Manor House with its front facing Georgian façade and rear-facing medieval turret and castle walls is the perfect location if you are looking for a Winter or more intimate wedding ceremony. Indoor ceremonies can accommodate up to 120 guests.

Real flames from the inglenook fireplace create a romantic ambiance and the exposed beams and original brickwork bring its amazing history to life.

There is a beautiful ornate staircase for you and your bridal party to make your way from the bridal dressing room to meet with the rest of your guests and take your vows.

Reception

Our exquisite and exclusive marquee provides the perfect opportunity to dazzle your guests with sweeping drapes, magnificent chandeliers and a purpose-built starlit ceiling above the spacious dance floor.

Here you can accommodate up to 200 guests for a sit-down wedding breakfast and up to 300 guests for your evening celebration.

Our caterer will work with you to ensure that you and your guests enjoy a delicious menu created from high-quality produce.

With endless opportunities to make it yours by adding stylish finishing touches to complement your personal taste and theme, it's a perfect canvas to create your dream wedding.

Bridal Dressing Room

Included within your wedding package you will have exclusive use of your very own bridal dressing room which is located upstairs in the Manor House.

It’s beautifully light and airy with plenty of room for you and your bridal party to pamper yourselves and add those finishing touches before your guests arrive. It also gives you another great opportunity to take some pre-wedding photographs too.

Your space to enjoy.

Open Days

Venue Viewing Day

Sunday 7th April 2019

10.00am to 3.00pm

A fantastic opportunity to come along and see our venue set up for a wedding. You don’t need an appointment so you can arrive at any time to suit and stay as long or as little as you like. Our team will be on hand throughout the day to answer any of your questions or to show you around if you would like them to. Alternatively, you can wander around the entire venue at your leisure.

Catering

Our professional catering team will work with you to create a menu that will delight you and your guests. They use only the best seasonal ingredients and transform them into a blend of delicious and unique tastes to complement any wedding menu.

The bar is fully stocked and our team is available to discuss all of your drink requirements offering a service that is second to none. There are two fully licensed bars within the venue, one in the marquee and the other in the Dove Cote situated in the Manor House itself.

Complimentary food and wine tastings are available for all of our couples to ensure that every choice made is the right one for you.