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Crowning a hill in Leicestershire, its turrets and towers rise over the Vale of Belvoir are like an illustration in a romantic fairytale.


  • Venue Type: Castle
  • Seated Dining Capacity: 120
  • Reception Capacity: 150
  • # Bedrooms: 14
  • Sleeps # of People: 28
  • Usual Access Time: 10:00 AM
  • Usual Finish Time: 12:00 PM
  • Late Night Extension Available: Yes
  • Bridal Suite: Changing Only


  • Exclusive Use
  • In-house Wedding Coordinator
  • Outdoor Reception Space
  • Disabled Access
  • On-site Parking
  • bridal Changing Facilities
  • Marquee Permitted
  • Open Flame Permitted
  • Pet-Friendly
  • Landscaped Gardens
  • Water View
  • City view
  • Grade I/II Listed Building
  • Ballroom
  • Spa On-site

Ceremony and Reception

  • Licensed for Weddings and Civil Ceremonies
  • Outdoor Ceremony Licence
  • Church Within Walking Distance
  • Sound System Available
  • Dancefloor Available
  • Fireworks Permitted
  • Confetti Permitted

Food and Drink

  • In-house Catering
  • External Catering Permitted
  • Kosher Catering
  • Halal Catering
  • Asian Catering
  • Alcohol License
  • In-house Wine List
  • Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
  • No Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol

Cultural Experience

  • Asian Weddings
  • Jewish Weddings
  • Muslim Weddings
  • All faiths welcome


Detailed Description

For those of you who have chosen to hold a civil ceremony we have two fabulous rooms to choose from. We are licensed to hold civil wedding ceremonies in both the Guardroom and Ballroom.
The Guardroom, traditionally the grand entrance to the Castle, has high ceilings and open fires on either side. The walls are adorned with a fine display of military treasures providing an impressive but romantic setting for your nuptials. The grand staircase descends two floors and makes for a dramatic entrance by the bride with guests looking on in wonder. The Guard Room is licensed for up to 100 guests.
The Ballroom has floor-to-ceiling stained glass windows, ornate chandeliers and Gothic archways, creating an elegant, fairytale setting for your ceremony. The room is modelled on Lincoln Cathedral and is licensed for up to 120 guests.
With such high ceilings it is also the perfect setting for Asian ceremonies – having the capacity for a splendid Mundup and grand entrance for the bride and groom.
The marquee comes into it’s own for the larger wedding party with the flexibility required to create the day of your dreams.
We welcome all faiths, religions and civil partnerships at Belvoir and have conducted many types of ceremonies over the years.
The best way to decide which is the location for you is to let us show you around in person. Contact us on 01476 871031


- Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?
All of the weddings we have had at Belvoir Castle have been amazing in their own way. We couldn't possibly single just one out
- What’s your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Make sure you have registered with a registrar for your civil wedding,.
- What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?
One of our brides made paper fortune tellers for each of their guest which had all the details of the wedding day on it.
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Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Tanith Wesson

Please feel free to contact me for details and to book a show round of our beautiful Castle. here we can make fairytale dreams come true.


  • # Of Weddings Hosted: More than 50
  • # Of People In Team: 4
  • Public Liability Insurance: Yes

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Asiana Magazine

Industry Awards

Best British Asian Wedding Venue in the Midlands - British Asian Wedding Awards

Getting here

  • Address:
  • Belvoir, Grantham, Leicestershire, NG32 1PE, England
  • Nearest Town:
  • Grantham
  • Nearest Train Station:
  • Grantham
  • Nearest Motorway & Junction:
  • A1, A46 M1. A52
  • Nearest Airport:
  • east Midlands Airport
  • Travel Notes:
  • From London - From A1 North Belvoir can be reached via the A1 North to Grantham. Take the A607 signposted to Melton Mowbray (you will see brown heritage road signs for the Castle from this turning.) After approximately 3 miles on A607 turn right through Denton then to Woolsthorpe-by-Belvoir. Drive straight over cross roads (you will see the Castle directly in front of you). Half a mile from the cross roads you will see a turning on the left. Drive through the private white gates and then immediately turn right up the road to the Castle. From Nottingham - A52 (towards Grantham) By-pass Bingham on A52. After approximately 3 miles from Bingham turn right towards the village of Redmile (You will see brown heritage road signs for the Castle from this turning.) Drive straight through Redmile to crossroads. Drive over crossroads straight up the hill to the junction. Turn left at junction then first right through private white gates and then immediately turn right up the road to the Castle. From Leicester - A607 to Melton Mowbray From A607 heading towards Grantham you will pick up brown heritage road signs for Belvoir Castle approximately 4 miles after the village of Waltham-on-the-Wolds. Follow these signs until you reach the Main Visitor car park on your right. Keep driving and turn first right through private white gates and then immediately turn right up the road to the Castle.