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  • Writer's pictureLauren Cooke

Best Castle locations for your luxury marquee wedding

Castles are a dream venue for a marquee wedding. They are the epitome of grandeur for couples seeking a legendary wedding experience. Their architecture, interiors, manicured gardens and acres of lawn and woodland provide a rich and historical backdrop for your luxury marquee wedding.

In this article we're going to shine a light on a few of our favourite castles for a marquee wedding in the areas we serve.

Belvoir Castle, Leicestershire

This castle on a hill, with its many towers and turrets, is a spectacular setting for your luxury marquee wedding. As well as the glamorous and gothic castle, this venue has two ethereal lakeside marquee spaces and whimsical woodland areas. They offer options for vintage transport, croquet on the lawn, a Pimm’s and champagne reception in the Rose Garden as well as many other unique features, some involving swords and canons! You really can tailor a day like no other that suits your individual vision.

If you’re dreaming of a romantic outdoor wedding with views of idyllic lakes, trees, grassland and a dramatic gothic castle that will blow your guests away, Belvoir Castle is for you.

Belvoir Castle, Leicestershire

Kimbolton Castle, Cambridgeshire

A grade one listed castle that stands majestically in the quiet Cambridgeshire countryside. This historic building, now home to a prestigious school, has State rooms that are licensed for civil ceremonies.

Set in 120 acres of beautiful parkland and oozing history, Kimbolton Castle is a glamorous setting for your pole and canvas marquee wedding. The team offer a personal service to create a bespoke experience for you and your guests. The castle is close to the borders of Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, and Northamptonshire, with fast connections to London.

Kimbolton Castle offers various locations for a marquee wedding. The Mall is perfect for bigger wedding parties and can accommodate Peacock and Bow's largest marquees so you can celebrate with up to 400 people! If you're looking for more rustic charm than grand ball, you can celebrate within one of the dreamy woodland areas.

Kimbolton Castle, Cambridgeshire

Rockingham Castle, Northamptonshire

Rockingham Castle combines stunning architecture, beautiful landscaped gardens and views for days. Overlooking Welland Valley with its green slopes, colourful pasture, woodland and river, this castle provides a picturesque wedding venue, exclusively yours on your special day.

At Rockingham Castle there is scope for both formal or relaxed proceedings, grand celebrations or something more intimate. The 950-year-old Great Hall is fully licensed for civil ceremonies.

The Great Park is the perfect setting for an equally great pole and canvas marquee celebration. If you want wedding entertainment that is unique and memorable, there's even an onsite off-road race track that can be hired as part of the East Midlands Land Rover Experience. The 145 acres of maintained grass parkland has space for helicopter landing, parking and music is permitted.

Rockingham Castle, Northamptonshire

Nottingham Castle, Nottinghamshire

This 17th century mansion built on the site of the original medieval castle is located in the cultural heart of Nottingham's city centre.

The intimate Bastion in the 13th century gatehouse is ideal for small wedding ceremonies. Within the castle grounds, the historic Bandstand makes a light and airy open space for cocktail hour and the beautiful castle gardens can hold enough marquees for up to 1000 guests.

Nottingham Castle, Nottingham

Whether you want a traditional ceremony, a grand event with a huge guest list, some boho woodland whimsy or a timeless luxe gathering; pole and canvas marquees and castles are your dream team! This is a power pairing you and your guests will be smiling to yourselves about for years to come.

Peacock and Bow provide pole and canvas marquees for castles, palaces, private homes or any level piece of land that has captured your heart in Lincolnshire, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire, London, Rutland, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire and Hertfordshire.

If you have a special location in mind for a party, wedding or special event, give us a call to find out how we can make your marquee wedding dreams come true.

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