Hedingham Castle

Bayley Street, Castle Hedingham, Halstead, Essex, CO9 3DJ
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Hedingham Castle Weddings

For the most romantic of weddings, Hedingham Castle combines the majestic Norman Keep, with the classical Georgian Country House, all set in an idyllic private park, looking over the beautiful landscaped gardens and lake. The Castle is over 900 years old and has been visited on many occasions by Medieval Monarchs, including King Henry VIII and Elizabeth I.

Enjoy the peace and beauty of the setting, with the knowledge that it can be exclusively yours for the day. We can accommodate from 5 to 200 guests.

Our weddings are tailor made to suit your ideal day:

  • Civil ceremony in the Banqueting Hall of the Castle
  • Reception in the Georgian House and marquee
  • Winter weddings package
  • Complimentary planning service for all occasions

Wedding Co-ordination

To assist you with your wedding, we offer a complimentary planning service to ensure the occasion is tailored to your specific requirements to create your perfect day.

We will be pleased to assist you with:

The Wedding Breakfast—with a reputation for excellence, our chef is available

to give practical advice on dishes and suggest attractive and imaginative alternatives, thereafter a tasting can be arranged.

Wine—Choose from our personally selected wine list to accompany your menu.

Flowers—Our professional florists offer elegant ideas to suit the occasion

Photography—Personally selected, our creative photographers offer reportage, lifestyle and formal photographs all of whom are familiar to our stunning location.

Musicians—Choose from a selection of qualified musicians offering String Quartet, Harpist, Jazz Trio, Party Band.  These are some of our artists we recommend

Entertainment—As an addition to your celebrations, specialist entertainers can be arranged which include, Medieval Minstrels, Jester, Comedy Trios, Caricaturist, etc.

Reception capacity

  • Dining table—20
  • Buffet style—200
  • Marquee—200

Wedding season availability

All year round except Christmas holidays and
Bank Holidays


In the heart of the countryside on the Essex / Suffolk border. Only 60 miles or 1½ hrs from central London.
30 minutes from Stansted airport.

Additional Wedding services

  • Hairdresser and beauty therapist
  • Wedding cake
  • Vintage cars or horses drawn carriages
  • Transport for guests
  • Themed decoration
  • Wedding stationery
  • Lunches for the Groom and Ushers
    (in a nearby restaurant or pub)
  • Golf mornings
  • Rehearsal dinner
  • Local accommodation – including the beautiful cottage within the grounds of the castle

Local places of interest

  • Lavenham
  • Long Melford
  • Sudbury
  • Colchester


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Wedding Fairs

Hedingham Castle Personal Showrounds
Viewing by appointment
Free entry

Contact this venue directly via the link below to arrange a personal showround to view this wedding venue and discuss your preferences and the available options with their wedding team.

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