Thornbury Castle

from £11,000 (includes accommodation)
Thornbury Castle is a five-star deluxe Relais and Chateaux Tudor castle in the heart of Gloucestershire, on the edge of the Cotswolds.
from £11,000 to £60,000 (includes accommodation)
  • All weddings are priced around your individual requirements.
  • Smaller intimate weddings (10 guests) from £3,450, including the ceremony and wedding breakfast. Additional guests can be added to this package, up to a maximum of 20, priced at £145 per person.
  • Exclusive use of the castle starts at £20,000.
  • Complimentary bridal suite included the night prior.
  • Midweek, low season and late availability options are available.

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Need To Know
  • Ceremony Capacity : 70
  • Dinner Capacity : 70
  • Standing Capacity : 120
  • Licensed For Marriage : Yes
  • Catering : In-house
  • Bar : In-house
  • Accommodation : 26 bedrooms
  • Child Friendly : Yes
  • Pets Welcome : Yes
  • Licensed Until : 2am
  • Exclusivity : Yes
  • Disabled Facilities : Yes
Contact Details
Thornbury Castle
Castle Street
South Gloucestershire
BS35 1HH

The Setting

Located in the picturesque south Gloucestershire countryside, on the edge of the Cotswolds, Thornbury Castle provides a fairy-tale setting for weddings. Surrounded by breathtaking views and enveloped in a historical ambience, this venue promises an unforgettable experience. Conveniently situated within an hour’s drive from bustling Bristol and Bath, guests can easily access this charming castle via the nearby M4/M5 motorways. Bristol Temple Meads and Bristol Parkway stations are just a short distance away for those arriving by train. International guests will find Bristol International Airport in less than an hour’s journey, ensuring hassle-free travel arrangements. While the castle envelops you in an atmosphere of history, luxury, and boutique elegance, the nearby market town of Thornbury, a mere five-minute stroll away, provides easy access to any last-minute necessities.

The Vibe

What sets Thornbury Castle apart as a wedding destination is its ability to create timeless moments that you’ll never want to end. Whether couples dream of a grand affair, with exclusive use of the entire castle and its grounds for their celebration, or a more intimate gathering with close loved ones, Thornbury Castle offers tailored packages to suit every wish. Steeped in Tudor history and once hosting the legendary Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, the castle boasts luxurious furnishings that transport guests to a bygone era. From the elegant dining rooms to the cosy lounges, opulent bedrooms, and meticulously maintained gardens, every corner tells a story of romance and regality.

Thornbury Castle is more than just a venue; it’s an experience designed to create unforgettable memories. Couples have the freedom to choose from a variety of ceremony locations, including the adjacent church, the picturesque rose garden with its charming gazebo, the historic Tudor hall, or the intimate library. The dedicated wedding team is on hand to assist with every detail, from selecting trusted suppliers to crafting bespoke arrangements. Imagine waking up in the castle’s complimentary bridal suite, surrounded by history and elegance, ready to embark on a day of magic. With spacious suites providing the perfect backdrop for pre-wedding preparations and stunning photography, Thornbury Castle ensures that every moment is captured in style.

After the ceremony, the newly-wed couple can savour a sumptuous three-course wedding breakfast, expertly crafted by the head chef using the freshest ingredients, some sourced from the castle’s own kitchen garden and served with the perfect wine pairings. The Tudor Hall, with its historic charm, private bar and late license, accommodates up to 70 guests for a memorable reception. Guests are invited to extend the celebration by staying in one of the castle’s 26 luxurious bedrooms, each offering a unique blend of historic charm and modern luxury. From the iconic period details of the Standard Deluxe rooms to the secluded splendour of suites like the Catherine of Aragon Tower Suite, only accessible via a spiralling stone staircase, every stay promises an unforgettable experience.

The castle’s award-winning gardens and majestic exterior provide a unique backdrop for wedding photographs. Couples can choose from a range of scenic options, including the original castle walls, the wildflower garden, the intricate yew tree topiary, or the picturesque rose garden. With Thornbury Castle, every detail is meticulously curated to create a wedding day that reflects the timeless romance of love stories past yet celebrates the joys of the present.

Are you able to accommodate allergies and dietary requirements?
Can you hold a marquee in the grounds?
Can we land a helicopter on-site?
Can we hold a rehearsal dinner and activity pre-wedding?
Can we bring our own suppliers and theme the space?
from £11,000