Imagine the scene: a grand Tudor Castle enveloped by manicured gardens and a tranquil lake, a stunning bride and her groom, family, friends and lots of smiles and laughter. This romantic setting can be the backdrop to your fairy tale wedding.
The 13th century double moated castle is steeped in 700 years’ worth of history and is the perfect venue for a wedding that is out of the ordinary. Inside, wood panelled walls, antique furniture, portraits and tapestries adorn the rooms. The happy couple can choose from three incredible venues for their big day. The Inner Hall is a magnificent room with panelled walls, and walnut columns and can accommodate up to 60 guests.
Exchange your vows in the Tudor Suite Sitting Room, which has breathtaking views of the sweeping lawns and castle, and holds up to 60 guests for the ceremony. Inside the Tudor Suite Dining Room, you are greeted with a beautifully carved Minstrels Gallery and stone fireplace, it seats up to 60 guests for the wedding breakfast. The Moat Restaurant is ideal for the evening reception, accommodating up to 120 guests. The Astor Wing also has 19 5 star bedrooms, where guests can stay overnight. The wing can also be used as an exclusive use wedding venue.
An Italian Garden Wedding is hosted in the stunning surrounds of the beautiful gardens at Hever and utilises the lakeside ‘Loggia’ for a wedding ceremony and The Guthrie Pavilion for the wedding breakfast and evening reception.
Ceremonies for up to 180 guests take place under the beautiful arched columns of the Italian Loggia overlooking the 38 acre lake. This magical lakeside location can also be extended to your drinks reception where guests can take in the views from the stone piazza complete with our very own Trevi inspired fountain.
Extensively refurbished in Palladian style, The Guthrie Pavilion offers vaulted ceilings and floor to ceiling arched windows making for a light and airy atmosphere from day into night without losing the romantic backdrop of the lake and gardens. The Guthrie Pavilion can accommodate up to 180 for a wedding breakfast and an additional 40 guests for the evening reception.
Hever Castle offers a wonderful setting for marquee wedding receptions, with the Winter Lawn Garden being large enough for a marquee holding up to 600 guests.