Farnham Castle is a unique, history-rich exclusive venue for the wedding of your dreams. Set across five acres of breathtaking gardens, overlooking the idyllic town of Farnham, its lifted position and gorgeous views create the perfect scene for those special memories that will last a lifetime. Offering unique and historic entertainment spaces throughout, it is no surprise that Farnham Castle is considered to be one of the most enchanting wedding venues in England.
The Lantern Hall:
The Lantern Hall dates to Norman times and is perfect for your civil ceremony. A simple and serene setting with impressive stone arches, natural wood floor, and beautiful lancet windows that allow the natural light to filter through, creating a truly romantic setting for exchanging your vows.
Farnham Castle has two beautiful chapels for couples that would like a Church of England marriage service, The Norman Chapel offers traditional and simple features with a wooden floor and grand stone arch, whilst The Bishops Chapel is perfect for a more intimate ceremony with stunning white walls and architectural design reflecting the rich history of the Castle.
The Great Hall:
The Great Hall, with its lavish decor, grand fireplace, and magnificent gold-framed portraits is a stunning setting for your wedding breakfast. The wooden floor, beautiful stained glass windows, and soft neutral colour scheme make The Great Hall a spectacular space to truly impress your guests.
24 Oct 2019
We can’t speak highly enough of Farnham Castle Weddings. The process and communication was fantastic from day 1 of our planning and the service felt personal. The team replied quickly…
Mr & Mrs Porter
28 Jun 2019
We cannot believe how lovely a day it was; everything seemed to go seamlessly, and the staff were fantastic. We cannot thank Heather and Dan enough for looking after us…
Eileen and Gren Clark
19 Feb 2019
From the moment we stepped into the Bishops Palace at Farnham Castle we knew that this was the perfect venue for us! Everyone was so welcoming, friendly and eager to…
21 Jun 2006
As perfect a venue as its likely to find.
We offer a choice of four licensed spaces and two Church of England chapels; for either marriage ceremonies or blessings within the Castle. The Norman Chapel, The Bishop’s Chapel, and The Lantern Hall can each hold different capacities of guests but offer their own unique features and charm.
You can even have an outdoor ceremony with a celebrant* presiding in our stunning grounds or a marquee. For a civil ceremony, we are licensed for up to 202 people in the Great Hall, up to 150 people in the Lantern Hall, up to 77 people in the Library, and up to 111 people in the Winchester Suite.
Our Church of England Chapels can accommodate up to 80 people in the Norman Chapel or 65 in the Bishop’s Chapel. Please note these capacities include every person, including your suppliers and the person conducting the ceremony.
When you book your wedding with us, the areas allocated to you will be entirely exclusive to you and you can be sure that we only hold one wedding per day. Should you wish to hire the entire Castle and grounds for your special day, please speak to our Wedding Specialists.
The Great Hall accommodates up to 200 guests for seated dining plus an additional 100 evening guests.
We have 33 guest rooms available; a mixture singles, twins, doubles and family rooms. In total we can accommodate up to 65 adult guests and up to 10 children under the age of 12, these include a luxurious honeymoon suite for the newlywed couple.
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