Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?
There's too many to choose from...we have had some amazing fairytale weddings, complete with princess ball gowns and entrances to 'Tale as Old as Time,' Harry Potter Weddings, DIY weddings, goth weddings and unique weddings of 5 people! Each wedding brings something new to the castle, always leaving us in 'wow' of what a couple has created.
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Ask all the questions! Never dismiss anything right away just because we are grade 1 listed, we will always try to accommodate the requests we receive the best we can to ensure your dream wedding comes true.
What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?
Cricket bat confetti tunnel for cricket mad Groom and name cards which have little wildlife charity pins attached to. So all guests had a pin and donation on their behalf!
Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.
Unique, grand, gothic, intimate & picturesque
Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?
The gardens, the Drawing Room, the Great Hall, the Palace Suite, the fireplace...everywhere!
Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?
Everyone is a VIP to us, however to name some names, Keith Lemon, Josh Warrington and many others...
What’s your favourite canapé?
Three Little Pigs Chorizo Fritata
What’s your favourite midnight treat?
Lots of cheese! The cheese boards are a must!
What is your venue's most unique feature?
The iconic staircase in the gothic Great Hall which also features as the bridal entrance, leaving your guests well and truly wow-ed!
What part of your business are you most proud of?
We are charity ran business therefore able to create a relationship with couples and be flexible, not focusing on money or targets. This also means any money raised goes into the historical preservation and restoration of Allerton Castle.