Hazlewood Castle has it all. History, woodlands, gardens…
The Castle is a stunning wedding venue located in the heart of Yorkshire, England. Dating back to 1086 this historic Yorkshire wedding venue was first mentioned in the Domesday book and has been a family home for over 900 years. Set in over seventy acres of beautiful woodlands and landscaped gardens, this venue offers a unique and unforgettable wedding experience.
It has served many purposes over the years including a spell as a maternity hospital and also as a Carmelite monks retreat. Not only is it in a beautiful location, but conveniently, it’s only 20 minutes from the historic City of York and the cosmopolitan City of Leeds.
There is something for everyone at Hazlewood Castle. With an incredible array of reception suites, a variety of ceremony locations to choose from and a dedicated wedding team at the ready to put it all seamlessly together, you’ll be spoilt for choice! Couples choosing to get married at Hazlewood Castle can expect to be treated like royalty from the moment they arrive.
With natural daylight and a fantastic view over the surrounding countryside, the Old Dining room is the perfect setting for your Civil Ceremony or intimate wedding breakfast. The adjoining Old Bar with its oak bar counter and polished wooden floor, provides easy seamless transitions for your day of celebration.
St. Leonard’s chapel, built in 1286 is a popular choice for a ceremony, offering a traditional setting with beautiful stained glass windows and a Palladian Altarpiece. Outside you can have your ceremony at The Garden Pagoda, which is particularly spectacular in Spring with the Cherry Blossom in bloom.
For a rustic setting, you can really get back to nature at the Waterfall Woodland Pagoda beneath the Sequoia Trees. Your woodland Wedding is dressed with Tipis and even has a bar, DJ booth and dancefloor.
At the time of writing there is availability for woodland weddings for this coming September 2023, for new bookings you get a complimentary upgrade from the bronze to silver package worth £26 per person.
The Woodland Pagoda offers the most unique and natural setting for your wedding ceremony, also perfect for those night time shots as the sun sets and the lights begin to twinkle.
You can have a dreamy woodland wedding breakfast within the double giant hat Tipi. There’s a comfortable solid wooden floor and the draped interior creates an ideal cosy and relaxed atmosphere for your party. Think wood fired pizza, barbecue and Prosecco – what more could you possibly want from your woodland wonderland?
In the evening the firepits will be lit, perfect for toasting marshmallows and sharing stories as you celebrate with your nearest and dearest into the night.
The castle’s reception spaces are just as impressive as its ceremony locations and outdoor settings. The Great Hall is a popular choice for receptions, with its south facing windows, high ceilings, impressive fireplace and grand chandelier, it surely is grandeur and elegance personified. Creating the perfect setting for a formal dinner or dancing, it is classically inspired, and it seats up to 130 guests for dinner.
Other available spaces include the Flemish Hall, The Old Dining Room, The State Drawing Room and the Victoria Room, each with its own particular charm. The team of Chefs at Hazlewood bring a wealth of experience to your table and you can be assured that your every taste will be catered for using locally-sourced ingredients. There is an extensive wine list, with a range of fine wines and champagnes available to you.
Book your Castle wedding for September 2023 and receive a complimentary upgrade from the Bronze to Silver package or from the Silver to Gold package worth a minimum £38 per person!
If you have larger numbers for your gathering, the Clear Garden Marquee is the best of both indoor and outdoor worlds. Think Garden Party on the manicured lawns, al-fresco drinks and beautiful views of the castle and grounds. Catering up to 450, it’s just perfect in Spring and Summer.
Accommodation at Hazlewood Castle is luxurious and comfortable, with a variety of 32 luxury rooms and suites, all beautifully decorated to the highest standard, with great care taken to enhance their historic natural beauty. The castle’s bridal suite is particularly impressive, offering a four-poster bed and stunning views over the castle grounds
In addition to its beautiful wedding facilities, Hazlewood Castle also offers a range of activities and experiences for guests to enjoy. The castle’s spa is a popular choice for those looking to relax and unwind, with a range of treatments and therapies on offer.
The Award-winning Hazlewood Castle is truly a unique and unforgettable wedding venue, offering a combination of history, luxury, and natural beauty. Whether you’re looking for a traditional wedding or something a little more unconventional, this castle has everything you need to create the wedding of your dreams.
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