Summer Weddings

Our Summer surroundings are picturesque, providing a breath taking backdrop.

In the favourite English Wedding season Hertford Castle has an abundance of sparkling options for the summer months.

Our stunning grounds are a haven for fun, love, laughter and of course,  those perfect photos.

A bride and groom stood in front of a black and white car parked outside Hertford Castle

A bride and groom kissing a grandma on each cheek, Hertford Castle in the background

A bride and groom holding hands walking away from the camera under an archway of trees

With the historic Castle as your dramatic backdrop, discover the enchanting moat and rose gardens, reflective waters of the river and the ancient trees within the Castle grounds that serve as a natural arched walkway, there is no end of magical spaces for your photographer to capture those special moments and highlight this beautiful time of year.

A bird's eye view of Hertford Castle, the River Lea and the rose gardens.

Exclusive use for you and your guests, the Downshire Suite offers choice and flexibility with beautiful high ceilings, sparkling chandeliers, feature fireplaces and grand period sash windows overlooking the sweeping formal gardens.

For a larger formal ceremony the Salisbury Room can seat up to 60 guests, whilst the Mayors Parlour is perfect for a smaller gathering and can welcome from 2 – 24 guests, or for an informal standing ceremony of just 20, the light filled Victorian glass conservatory is a delightful space.

A groom in a bright blue suit, holding his bride round the waist, kissing the side of her head as she smiles at the camera, the river lea in the backg

Our experienced team can guide and assist you in organising your day and our affordable packages include chair covers and a range of coloured sashes to ensure a bespoke Wedding experience, and also offers soft drinks or Prosecco for your celebratory reception that you can enjoy in the serene Castle gardens.

a bride and groom in silhouette walk away from the camera towards their friends and family who are waving sparklers

To find out more, or to arrange a visit, please contact us on 01992 552885 or email us at

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A couple hugging in front of the flint curtain wall, the groom kissing the bride on the head, with greenery in the foreground