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Berkeley Castle :-
Berkeley Castle has many roles, as a Visitor Attraction a unique Wedding & Events Venue and a Film Location
Completed in 1153 by Lord Maurice de Berkeley at the command of King Henry II, view our timeline and the history surrounding twenty-five generations of Berkeleys.
Venue type Historical Building
Venue type Historic Building
Venue type Stately Home
Venue type: Castle
Number of function rooms available for weddings: 2
Function room names and capacities: Great Hall 128 for seated dinner
Long Drawing Room 30 for seated dinner/ 50 for ceremony
Guests rooms available: no on-site accommodation
Honeymoon suite available: no on-site accommodation
Garden suitable for marquees: yes
Choice of wedding breakfast menus Yes
Alcohol License Yes
Toastmaster Available Yes
Entertainment Available Yes
Dedicated wedding planner available Yes
Licensed for Civil Ceremonies Yes
Outdoor Fireworks Permitted Yes
Dance Floor Yes
Evening Reception Facilities Yes
Car Parking Facilities Yes
Entertainment is available: Entirely up to the clients preference.
Wedding services provided: The Castle is available as a stunning venue.
The price includes exclusive use of the Castle, inlcuding a Duty Manager, 2x stewards and a staffed cloakroom. The price also includes the use of the venues round tables and banquet chairs. Mini-guided tours for guests during the drinks reception are included within the venue hire charge as well.
Catering, floristry, entertainment, decoration etc is not included within the venue hire charge.
Gardens or outside locations suitable for wedding photography: Yes - there are stunning terraced gardens, and lawn areas including stone staircases, yew arches, an ornamental lily pond with fountain and summer house. The Inner Courtyard and Gun Terrace, are also spectacular outdoor locations.
Suitable locations inside the venue for wedding photography: Yes, the Great Hall, Long Drawing Room, Grand Staircase.
Local picturesque areas suitable for wedding photography: With everything available at the Castle, you won't need to consider alternative locations.
Venue special features: Norman Castle, medieaval Great Hall, stunning architecture, fairy-tale Castle location, exclusive use, great service.
Venue History: Built in 1154, the Castles history spans nearly 1000 years. The Berkeley family still remain in residence. The Castle was the scene of the murder of Edward II in 1327 and was beseiged by Cromwell's troops during the Civil War in 1645.
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