Nestled into the Cotswolds hills lies a honey coloured castle of fairy-tale qualities

Whether you desire opulent and elegant or intimate and cosy, elevated luxury or classic rustic charm, an indoor or outdoor experience, Sudeley Castle has the setting that's as unique as the couple at the heart of it.

Set amid 1,200 acres of rolling Cotswolds countryside, Sudeley offers breath-taking backdrops from romantic ruins to formal gardens, fountains and pristine lawns framed by blooming flowerbeds and ancient yew hedges. The castle's rare charm captivates the heart and inspires memories to treasure, forever.

Sudeley offers a limited number of wedding dates each year, to make sure each couple receives our undivided care and attention. With many options available, we specialise in bespoke and one-of-a-kind celebrations. We’ll personally be on hand throughout the planning process and on the big day itself to ensure that you have an unforgettable and enchanting day.

Contact us to begin planning your special day.

Castle and Grounds

A stroll through the grounds and gardens reveal an array of breath-taking backdrops offering endless possibilities to make your wedding day magical. From rolling Cotswolds hills, formal rose gardens and manicured lawns to romantic ruins and ancient archways, your day will be framed in beauty.

Ceremony Venues

St Mary's Chapel

Beside the castle at Sudeley stands the small Perpendicular church of St Mary's. Built in around 1070, this ancient chapel offers an intimate setting in which to celebrate your marriage or reaffirm your vows. The chapel lies in the heart of Sudeley's gardens and can accommodate up to 130 guests.

The Library

Within the castle walls, the richly decorated library is available for civil ceremonies. Filled with antiques, fine art, tapestry, and an extensive collection of rare and delicate books, this special room is home to some of Sudeley's greatest treasures. Available for a maximum of 50 people, the room offers a grand yet cosy setting and comes with a grand piano for musical accompaniments.

Lawns, Gardens & Rose Covered Ruins

If you’re dreaming of an open-air wedding, Sudeley Castle has a number of glorious settings where vows can be made. The Haha offers beautiful views into the rose garden with the castle as your backdrop whilst the flower scented ruins of the Tithe Barn make offer a dream-like, walled yet roofless space in which to gather friends and family.

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Reception Venues

The Queen's Garden

Luxuriously encased in double-planted, 200 year old yew hedges, The Queen's Garden is the magnificent centrepiece of Sudeley’s gardens and a quintessentially English setting in which to host your drinks reception. Named after four of England’s Queens –Anne Boleyn, Katherine Parr, Lady Jane Grey and Elizabeth I - the garden brims with roses and has a sparkling fountain at its centre. There are several options for marquees where guest can take in views of time-softened ruins of Sudeley's Royal Apartments.

Orangery & Castle Coach House

The light filled Orangery and adjoining Castle Coach House and bar offer versatile spaces in which to accommodate up to 150 guests. The elegant glass structure and wrought iron work offer a classical blank canvas to transform into your dream venue. The far reaching views across the terrace to the rolling Cotswold Hills beyond make for a fairy tale backdrop. This space is available with outdoor drinks reception options.

The Castle Coach House is steeped in history, perfect for dancing the night away or dining within the castle walls. We can accommodate 80-100 guests in the Castle Coach House.

Tithe Barn & North Lawn

For larger celebrations, the manicured North Lawn comfortably accommodates marquees of all sizes. Located between the tree-lined castle entrance and the flower strewn ruins of Sudeley's glorious Tithe Barn.

Mulberry Lawn

Surrounded by castle walls and the spectacular, windowless ruins of the Royal Apartments, this exquisite lawn enjoys unrivalled romantic backdrops and a sense of history - perfect for open air drinks receptions and marquee receptions.

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