Hertford Castle run regular events and open days throughout the year with the majority being free of charge.
All of the events at Hertford Castle are organised by Hertford Town Council.
Hertford Castle Gatehouse is set in the heart of Hertford surrounded by beautiful, meticulously cared for grounds which provide a stunning backdrop for your wedding photography. 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.
There are two railway stations in Hertford: Hertford East receives trains from Liverpool Street, Hertford North receives trains from Moorgate and Kings Cross, and also from Cambridge. Both are within 10-15 minutes walking distance, and have taxi ranks outside.
From A10 Take Hertford Exit. At roundabout take 2nd exit. At next roundabout take 2nd exit heading towards Town Centre. The next roundabout, take 1st exit (left) along Gascoyne Way. You will then require to get into right hand lane (Gasycone Way multi-storey car park on your right hand side). Take the 3rd exit, you will see brown sign for The Castle immediately on the left, follow along Castle Street, until you come to a turning head, the Castle gates are straight in front of you. Press the entry button to gain access.
From A1/M1 follow the A414 to Hertford. As you enter Hertford, you will go across a roundabout and directly under a railway bridge. At the next round about take 2nd exit (straight on, then get in left hand lane).
At the next roundabout take 1st exit (left) you will see brown sign for The Castle immediately on the left, follow along Castle Street, until you come to a turning head, the Castle gates are straight in front of you. Press the entry button to gain access.
Up to 103 car parking spaces are available at the back of Hertford Castle at the St Andrew's car park which is less than 1 minutes walk to the Castle through the immaculate Castle grounds. This is pay and display.
For venue hire at weekends, Hertford Castle offers full use of the Castle car park which allows up to 30 spaces free of charge.
For venue hire during a week day, a maximum of 4 car parking spaces are available for private hire & weddings/receptions free of charge and a maximum of 2 car parking spaces available for corporate hire free of charge.