We offer exclusive hire of the Castle’s Downshire Suite that was remodelled in Georgian style by the Marquess of Downshire in the reign of George III. The Downshire Suite comprises of three rooms on the ground floor of the Castle which radiates ambiance and character. The three rooms are made up of the Mayor’s Parlour, Salisbury Room and the Conservatory overlooking the Castle Wall and the arched entrance to the Moat Gardens. The Downshire Suite is located on the ground floor offering easy disabled access.
Flexibility The Downshire Suite can be hired in its entirety accommodating for up to 100 people. Alternatively, The Salisbury Room, The Mayor’s Parlour and the Conservatory can be hired individually.
The Mayor's Parlour is ideal for smaller meetings. An oval table comfortably seats 10 or alternatively the room can be re-arranged to accommodate 25 individuals cabaret style or up to 40 standing.
The Salisbury Room offers spaciousness and flexibility to seat up to 50 individuals. The room can be set to any layout you require; for example, theatre, horseshoe or cabaret style. Alternatively, the room will comfortably allow 60 individuals standing.
The Conservatory compliments the Downshire Suite as a refreshment area and ideal for admiring the Castle grounds.
The Cecil Room offers an intimate room overlooking the maintained flowerbeds at the front of Hertford Castle Gatehouse. Ideal for small functions to seat up to 10 individuals.
Hertford Castle provides a unique venue in a peaceful, historic setting alongside the River Lea, perfect for meetings. It is an ideal location to hold a conference, seminar, meeting or training programme.
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