Award Ceremonies

Hertford Castle provides no better place to celebrate excellence, performance and innovation.

A range of beautifully decorated interconnecting event rooms can be adapted to meet a diverse variety of briefs in which to host your event. 

With scope from 10 guests for a unique singular space, to 60 seated for a celebratory lunch or dinner, to a maximum of 100 of your staff and stakeholders for an informal standing reception.

The Salisbury room set up for a reception with white table cloths on round tables, chairs in white covers with yellow bows

The Castle provides an executive retreat in which to recognise and reward teams and individuals who are shaping the future of your business.

Affordable hourly hire from £40 per hour is combined with the opportunity to choose your own caterers or alternatively, we can provide a list of recommended caterers to suit your event.

The Mayor's parlour set up with a table in front of the window that looks out onto the main lawn, the ornate wooden fireplace in the centre of the roo

Hertford Castle Gatehouse is set in the heart of Hertford surrounded by beautiful, meticulously cared for grounds which provide a stunning backdrop for an awards ceremony.

 In such a wonderful tranquil environment it’s hard to believe you are only 40 minutes from the centre of London. 

If you have guests coming from afar we are 30 minutes from Luton airport and less than 10 minutes walk from both of Hertford’s train stations. Although we do not have on site accommodation, we are minutes away from the town centre where you will find many hotels and bars.

The Conservatory with white metal frame and glass looking out over the main lawn, the red cushioned benches around the edges
at a glance box detailing hourly hire charges from £40 an hour, close proximity to london, rail links and airport, seated layout up to 50, standing l

We will be happy to advise you on the best format for your event so to find out more, or to arrange a visit, please contact us on 01992 552885 or email us at

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A side view of Hertford Castle at night, light up by the uplighters, the trees silhouettes in the foreground