Wedding Ceremonies

Combining reflections of its regal past and historic splendour, Hertford Castle is an exclusive Wedding venue set within peaceful riverside grounds.

Beyond the grand Oak door the stately Grade 1 Listed Gatehouse creates a perfect setting to host a Civil Ceremony. 

Exclusive Hire of the Downshire Suite offers a choice of rooms for you to exchange your vows amongst your family and friends.

A bride and groom smiling, surrounded by friends and family throwing confetti

The elegance of the rich colour scheme and sparkling chandeliers in the Salisbury Room is a popular choice for a larger formal ceremony and can seat up to 60 guests. 

For a more intimate setting the traditional Georgian glamour of the Mayor's Parlour boasts a grandiose fireplace and period sash windows overlooking the manicured gardens. 

Whilst the Victorian glass Conservatory lends itself to a small relaxed standing ceremony for up to 20 guests.

the salisbury room set up for a ceremony, rows of chairs in white covers with yellow bows facing the window with the stained glass centre

The Castle is a fitting surrounding in which to seal your own piece of history with your commitment to each other.

A couple walking beside the river Lea, holding each other, the weeping willow draping in the foreground

The Castle is situated in the heart of its natural surroundings, beside the reflective waters that once served the Castle moat and ancient trees that provide natural arched walkways.

A couple hugging in front of the flint curtain wall with greenery in the foreground

Discover the enchanting rose garden and sweeping formal lawn within the original stone and flint battlement walls, a romantic setting for those unforgettable Wedding photographs to create memories that will last a lifetime.

A bride and her bridal party holding champagne coupes and toasting together

Once your ceremony has concluded you can mingle with your guests and celebrate with a Drinks Reception, we have created a range of affordable packages that offer soft drinks or Prosecco and also include chair covers sashes to ensure a bespoke Wedding experience.

Our friendly and professional team have an incredibly versatile approach to assist you in creating  your special day, with a focus of your own individual style. 

Your dedicated Wedding co-ordinator will also be there to ensure you day runs smoothly from beginning to end.

a groom kissing his bride with Hertford Castle in the background, her veil caught in the wind

To find out more, or explore our exclusive wedding venue at Hertford Castle please contact us on 01992 552885 or email us at 

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