Browse Castle Wedding Venues & Resorts
When you want to feel like a princess on your wedding day, what could be better than a bona fide castle wedding? With plentiful castles for hire worldwide, the toughest decision will be choosing just one romantic property to host your special day. Many a fairytale, from Rapunzel to Shrek, has been written around these structures and the storied past they symbolize. Built of stone and timber, often perched high on a hill encircled with an impressive moat, these formidable edifices reign as exceptional venues for starting out your life’s happily ever after. Here’s why:
Castles Exist All Over The World
England may be front of mind when you think of countries with castles, but from Albania to the United States, countries worldwide tout their fair share of these wonders. In France, for example, the Hattonchatel Chateau in the Lorraine is available for events, overnight stays, and fine dining. In Portugal, just 70 miles from Lisbon, lies the Pousada do Castelo. The town where this castle is situated, Obidos, was once the King of Portugal’s gift to his wife. Now that’s romantic.
They’re Ideal for Destination Weddings
When you think about it, the décor in many traditional hotels aspire to look, well, castle-like with high vaulted ceilings, draperies in rich hues and decorative tapestries on the wall. So it should come as no surprise that many can also easily accommodate your dream wedding. Take the Inverlochy Castle in the Scottish Highlands. Not only can they provide all the services on site to make your big day remarkable but they can also accommodate and offer exclusive use of the castle for up to 34 people.
Want to learn more about how to castle in the UK and beyond? Read on for the ins and outs of these wonderful, historical romance spots.