Nestled in the Warwickshire countryside, Kenilworth Castle is one of the country’s largest ruined castles. From the resplendent Great Hall and Queen Elizabeth I’s own garden, this dramatic and atmospheric castle provides stunning setting for your special day.
The Oak Room and Dining Room in Leicester’s Gatehouse captures cosy charm and elegance, with its oak panelling and views over the castle entrance and ruins. Comfortably seating 50 guests for a civil ceremony, these room is the perfect space to take your vows in the fine grandeur of these Elizabethan surroundings. Alternatively, both rooms can be the setting for an intimate wedding breakfast for a party of 25 or 30 people.
With its ornamental timber panelling, the Elizabethan Stables instantly impresses. Inside, the open timber framed roof and stone floor create the perfect space for your reception. An ideal setting during any season, it can accommodate 90 people with space available for an evening of dancing and entertainment. Why not head outside for an informal barbeque or hog roast during the summer, with the splendour of the castle ruins as your backdrop?
Enjoy refreshments and photographs in the beautiful Elizabethan Gardens which are a delight for all the senses. From the grand Carrera marble fountain to the terrace walkway, this space is perfect to raise a glass to your future.
For larger parties, your reception can be held in a marquee within the perfect setting of these gardens. Spend the evening dining and dancing under the stars with up to 250 of your guests. Kenilworth Castle has entertained guests in the most lavish fashion in centuries gone by, and continues to do so today. With a reputation for being a bespoke and unique venue, Kenilworth Castle continues to offer the very best when it comes to celebrating in style.