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Durham Castle, Durham

County Durham

Civil Licence
Church Nearby
Small weddings
Car Parking
200 capacity

The feel

It is often said there is no finer venue in the North East than Durham Castle for wedding receptions, banquets, dinner dances and other special occasions. Durham Castle offers an exquisite venue for both daytime and evening wedding receptions, offering an exciting blend of heritage and splendour, superb food and outstanding service, with only one wedding taking place per day.

The impressive Great Hall can hold wedding breakfasts of up to 200 guests, with arrival drinks in the stunning Courtyard of the Castle, or in the historic surroundings of the Tunstall Gallery.

Durham Castle is also licenced for civil ceremonies and can offer both indoor and outdoor ceremonies on site from 20 to 120 guests. The ceremonies are non-religious but legally binding and offered to all couples.

Durham Castle has two bedroom Suites – The Bishop Suite and the Chaplain Suite. There are also another 47 en-suite bedrooms and 29 standard bedrooms which can be available for wedding guests.

The staff at the Castle have a wealth of experience in catering for the most prestigious events, ensuring the quality of service will match the unrivalled setting.


Venue type: Attraction, Castle, Famous, Historic, Unusual
Ceremony capacity: 200
Reception capacity: 80-200 in the Great Hall, or more intimate ceremonies from 20-50
Civil Licence: Yes
Church Nearby: Yes
Exclusive Use: No
Accommodation: Yes
Small weddings: Yes
Car Parking: Yes
Dry hire availability: No
Onsite catering: No


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7 Aug 2010

this an excellent venue for a wedding or party, I have done numerous discos here…

17 Aug 2008

I had my wedding a Durham Castle in august and it was perfect!! I have…


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