Hampton Court Castle

Hereford

UKbride 5 Heart Rating
5 EXCELLENT
11 Reviews

Information For Hampton Court Castle

Hampton Court Castle is a beautiful 15th century castle nestled in 500 acres of Herefordshire countryside. An exclusive-use venue with exquisite reception rooms, renowned gardens & 24 unique bedrooms.

Within the castle we can host civil ceremonies and celebrations to suit any style of wedding whether you are looking for something more traditional, informal or extravagant. As well as the reception rooms, there are also numerous unique features including the spectacular counter-levered stairway, central stone staircase with decorative ceiling, captivating cloisters and hidden doorways.

We are pleased to be able to offer both indoor and outdoor spaces for your ceremony. The chapel is perfect for a traditional style ceremony or blessing, with huge stained glass windows, pews and an ornate painted ceiling. The central courtyard offers a magnificent setting, with ornamental trees and views down to the gatehouse, surrounded by original crenellation.

For your reception, the castle is a fantastic entertaining space with great versatility. Welcome your guests in the library, with glorious views and steps down to the south lawns. Here they can enjoy drinks and canapes.

The grand ballroom is a spectacular location for the wedding breakfast. With tall ceilings, lavish chandeliers and grand mirrors it offers the perfect backdrop for your first meal as a married couple. We have carefully created our menus to include a wide variety of exciting dishes, beautifully presented, using only the highest quality ingredients, which are locally sourced wherever possible. There is also a ceremonial sword to cut your wedding cake.

The castle grounds boast a wide array of gardens offering endless possibilities for exquisite photographs. These include stunning water features, island pavilions, a waterfall and a 200 year old Wisteria Arch. The gothic tower at the centre of the maze offers panoramic views of the estate.

There are 24 spacious guest bedrooms, for family and friends to stay, with breakfast in the impressive formal dining room the following morning. Here you can really enjoy the intimacy of your exclusive castle getaway.

With the castle available for weddings all year round, there is something for every season whether it be the first greens of spring, the glory of summer blooms, soft tones of autumn leaves or a magical winter wedding with roaring open fires.

Hampton Court Castle at a Glance

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Price Range
£7000 - £8500
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Bedrooms
24
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Type of Venue
Castle
Unique Venue
Exclusive Use
Marquee Weddings
Same-Sex Weddings
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Seated Capacity
Up to 120
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Reception Capacity
Up to 200
Exclusively Yours - A private and idyllic venue available just for you Ceremony Choices - Choose between our 600 year old chapel, breathtaking central courtyard or beautiful local church Outstanding Gardens & Grounds - Offering numerous backdrops for stunning wedding photos, including pavilions, waterfall & maze Flexible Capacity - We can offer a marquee setting on the spacious & private south lawns Elegant Castle Accommodation- sleeping up to 48, you can host your guests in the castle itself with a beautiful breakfast in the luxurious dining room Dedicated Wedding Team - With detailed planning, our experienced and passionate team ensure a personalised and seamless experience Bridal Suite : Honeymoon SuiteCastleUnique Wedding VenueAsianConfetti PermittedFireworks Permitted View More
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Hampton Court Castle Reviews

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Katherine & John
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12 Oct 2019
Couldn't fault the day at all
We had the most wonderful weekend at Hampton court, and we really couldn't fault the day at all. It all ran so smoothly, and I'm so thankful that we had so little to worry about on the day, so we could just try to take it all in. If we were to do it all over again we'd be back at Hampton Court in a heartbeat.
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Sinead & Mike
Wedding Date
22 Jun 2019
Not possible without your hard work
We wanted to thank you and your whole team for all the guidance, support & amazing execution you gave us for our wedding at Hampton Court Castle. We had an amazing day and it would not have been possible without your hard work. We have had so much lovely feedback about our wedding day, the venue and the food!
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Sarah & James
Wedding Date
15 Jun 2019
Fantastic day & weekend
We had a fantastic day and weekend, it really could not have been any better 'even the weather' Everyone had a wonderful time and commented on how beautiful the castle was and how great all the staff were. Thank you so very much.
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Nathan & Ana
Wedding Date
29 Jun 2019
So special
Thank you for everything and helping to make our weekend so special, you were great!
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Paul & Minki
Wedding Date
22 Aug 2019
We will never forget
We had such a wonderful magical day one we will never forget! Thank you for being part of it, Thank you so much for everything, we had the perfect day.
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Arabella & Chris
Wedding Date
30 Sep 2017
Utterly fabulous
The venue speaks for itself on how utterly fabulous it is, but to wake up as a bride in the bridal suite in this castle is something I can’t put into words, you can only feel its magic.
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Sophie & Will
Wedding Date
16 Dec 2017
Stunningly beautiful
As soon as we pulled onto the drive for the first time, we knew that Hampton Court Castle was where we would get married. It is stunningly beautiful, steeped in history and a truly magical place to be. We were totally overwhelmed by the kindness and hospitality we experienced from every member of staff. We would both like to express our enormous gratitude for creating the most spectacular wedding that we could have hoped for.
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Ranvir & Rumana
Wedding Date
14 Apr 2018
Best day of our lives
Just to say thank you so much for everything, the wedding day really was the best day of our lives. I couldn’t have asked anything more of you or your staff. I was so happy, the weather was perfect and I never dreamed I would have such a beautiful venue, it really was like a fairy tale.
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Holly & Richard
Wedding Date
03 Sep 2016
Over the moon
The wedding ran smoothly from start to finish and we were over the moon with the entire day. What an incredible venue and wonderful staff, from the beautiful rooms for the guests to stay in to the wonderful ballroom for the dinner and dancing.
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Gareth & Dana
Wedding Date
08 Oct 2016
Surpassing all expectations!
We considered ourselves incredibly lucky just to have such an amazing venue, but the care and attention your team gave us was exceptional. From putting us in contact with some amazing suppliers (florist, photographer, cake maker) to the chef being so accommodating with such an amazing menu and all the staff who helped make the day proceed without a glitch. It was the most amazing and magical day and we can’t thank you enough for making it so special and surpassing all our expectations!
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Frankie & David

Frankie & David enjoyed a summer wedding, making the most of the weather in the magnificent outdoor courtyard.

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Hampton Court Castle, Hope Under Dinmore, Hereford, Herefordshire, HR6 0RN

Hampton Court Castle

  • Hampton Court Castle
  • Hope Under Dinmore
  • Hereford
  • Herefordshire
  • HR6 0RN
  • United Kingdom

Meet the Wedding Coordinator

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Sarah Albutt

“From the outset I start building a relationship with a couple; this is key to understanding what they want from their day.” Sarah Albutt is our dedicated and experienced Weddings Manager. With you throughout the process, Sarah is on hand to give you guidance, answer your questions and to turn your ideas into a practical reality. Couples often comment that Sarah’s meticulous planning skills, enthusiasm and kindness, were an essential part of their wedding journey.