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Clearwell Castle

The feel

Clearwell Castle, winner of Wedding Ideas Magazine ‘Best Wedding Venue’ in 2010 and 2012, is offered to you exclusively and provides the idyllic romantic setting for your wedding dreams to come true.

The spectacular Ballroom is licensed for civil ceremonies and has a 75ft aisle and leaded glass windows, offering a unique and tranquil setting usually only found in Churches. The Ballroom can also seat up to 150 people for the wedding breakfast and the elegant reception rooms and the vaulted cellar can easily accommodate 250 guests for the evening celebrations.

Furthermore, there are 35 beautiful bedrooms (including the bridal suite) plus a number of estate cottages within the Castle and grounds. These can be reserved the night before the big day and for the night of your wedding too, ensuring the perfect end to a perfect day.

Clearwell Castle is located 20 minutes from the Severn Crossing and 45 minutes from Bristol, Cheltenham, and Gloucester.


Alcohol License
Buffet Meal Facilities
Car Parking
Church Nearby
Civil Licence
DJ Facilities
Entertainment License
Evening Reception Facilities
Exclusive Use
Live Band Facilities
Onsite Catering
Virtual Tour
250 capacity


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Sarah & Steven

24 Nov 2023

We had the most amazing wedding day at Clearwell Castle. The whole day ran so smoothly and all our guests absolutely loved the venue. The food was amazing and our…

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Rhiannon & Mark

9 Sep 2023

We wanted to take a moment to say a HUGE thank you to Hannah and the amazing, incredible staff who made our day so incredibly special on Saturday. Everything was…

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Joanne & Steve

29 Apr 2023

Thank you Hannah so much for organising and planning our big day, you did an outstanding job and our day was perfect. All of our guests asked how we found…

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David & Vanessa

4 Apr 2023

Just wanted to say a massive massive thank you Phaedra for everything leading up to the wedding and of course the special day and the morning after. We really appreciate…

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Rosie & Ryan

4 Dec 2022

We had a perfect wedding day at Clearwell Castle! Could not recommend it enough as a magical wedding venue, especially at Christmas! All the staff were wonderful and so helpful.…

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14 Jul 2022

What an amazing venue this place is!! We had our wedding in July and all I can say is WOW!! The ceremony was the most magical you could ever imagine.…

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Emma & Josh

26 Oct 2019

We just wanted to contact you and express our warmest thanks to your wonderful team at Clearwell Castle where our daughter Emma and son-in-law Josh had their wedding on Saturday.…

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12 Sep 2019

The venue itself was lovely – fantastic gardens, the rooms were the perfect size, decor beautiful with a relaxed vibe. The food was very good too. If I was being…

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Linda & Alan

28 Nov 2014

We have just had our wedding at Clearwell Castle. (Friday 28th Nov – 2014). Having only just stumbled upon this venue in August, having visited many for six months, this…

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25 May 2010

Well what can I say other than it was perfect!!! Clearwell Castle is every girls dream venue, and it really felt like a dream. The Castle was even more beautiful…

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Mr & Mrs P Johnson

20 Jan 2007

We would like to express our thanks to everyone at Clearwell Castle for making our wedding day so perfect. Clearwell Castle is an exclusive venue which whilst being elegant provides…

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Paula Harris

22 Oct 2006

We got married at Clearwell in Oct 06 and had an absolutely perfect day. The staff and the castle itself offer everything that is needed and more. They really do…

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What is your maximum capacity for a ceremony?
Our beautiful Ballroom can accommodate up to 150 guests in total for your civil ceremony.
What is your maximum capacity for the evening reception?
Our maximum capacity for the evening reception is 250 guests. This is based on using the whole of the castle and both bars within the venue.
How many guests can stay on the night of the wedding?
Our 15 Castle bedrooms can sleep a total of 34 guests. We also have a further 20 bedrooms located at Crosswell House within walking distance, which will sleep a total of 45 people. Crosswell House can also be booked for the night before your wedding.
What is your maximum capacity for a sit-down meal?
The castle will accommodate a sit-down meal for up to 150 guests in the Ballroom. We offer a range of seating options, including banqueting and round tables.

Late availability, offers & events

All dates to end Jan 25 £7995


Prices from: 7995

Book any of our remaining dates before end of January 2025 for our Classical 60…


Clearwell Castle
GL16 8LG

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Clearwell Castle

Clearwell Castle