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Lumley Castle Hotel

£55 - £125 pp
Up to 132
73 Bedrooms
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Standing for over 630 years, Lumley Castle is a wonderful spectacle and a fabulous wedding venue that will give you the fairytale wedding of your dreams.
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Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Late Night Extension


Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
Grade I/II Listed Building
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Landscaped Gardens
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space

Ceremony & Reception

Confetti Permitted
Fireworks Permitted
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Sound System Available
Wedding Licence

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-house Catering
In-House Wine List
Full Description
For more than 630 years the magnificent spectacle of Lumley Castle has dominated the County Durham landscape. Set within nine acres of parkland overlooking the River Wear, Lumley Castle Hotel is a fairytale place to get married. We invite you to hold your wedding ceremony, reception and evening celebrations in our unique surroundings. Whether you are planning an intimate wedding reception or larger celebration, we are sure that our magnificent state rooms and sumptuously decorated intimate dining rooms will not fail to impress. An exciting blend of heritage and splendour, superb food and outstanding service will make your day one to cherish and remember forever. We do, however realise that your special day should be as unique as you are and therefore would be delighted to discuss your individual requirements and budgets in order to ensure that Lumley Castle is your first choice of wedding venue in Durham & the North East.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Emma and Holly
Congratulations on your upcoming wedding! We are delighted that you are considering Lumley Castle Hotel for your wedding venue! Here at Lumley Castle Hotel we have an array of packages available to suit your every requirement as we know each wedding is unique in its own way. We would love to show you around Lumley Castle Hotel and hear all about your exciting wedding plans. Please do get in touch to arrange an appointment. We look forward to helping you plan your magical wedding day!


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
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Peter Murphy
Married in July 2018
July 2019
Elizabethan Banquet Wedding
We got married on the 7th July 2018 at Lumley Castle, The weather was sunny and the venue is beautiful. Due to the number of guests attending, we had our Marriage ceremon...
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Amanda Mendes
Married in August 2018
November 2018
Best day I could ever imagine
A fabulous day made by a beautiful venue and the most brilliant staff! No issues no stress and the hotel were happy to help with anything!
Sam-mike Revell
Wedding: May 2018
June 2018
Wedding Anniversary
Absoloutely amazing ! The room was magnificent ( we stayed in the king james suite ) , clean and tidy and totally luxurious , perfect for our wedding anniversary . The ba...
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Married in June 2018
June 2018
still on cloud 9!
Wow!! What can I say.. We were married here two weeks ago and still on cloud 9! This castle exceeded our expectations and really did deliver our dream wedding which we wi...
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Camelia and James
Married in August 2019
August 2019
Perfect Day
We had a very intimate wedding with just the 2 of us and our daughter. Emma our wedding coordinator made sure that the package we choose was tailored right for us and kep...
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Married in July 2019
July 2019
Beyond Perfect
Our wedding here was beyond perfect. Right from our first visit we knew we’d made the right decision. The staff were attentive and so knowledgable. The venue speaks for i...
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Wedding Open Day

20th August 2019
Meet with our dedicated wedding coordinators 4pm-7pm and see how our wedding state rooms could look on your special day! Entry is free, no appointment is required and we would love it if you could com
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Location & Contact Details


Lumley Castle, Chester-le-Street, County Durham, DH3 4NX, England

Nearest Town

Chester Le Street

Nearest Motorway & Junction


Nearest Train Station

Chester Le Street

Nearest Airport

Newcastle Upon Tyne

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What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Enjoy every moment and let your dedicated wedding coordinator guide you through the planning making your wedding experience magical

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Historical, Unique, Versatile, Picturesque, Memorable

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

Lumley Castle Hotel is surrounded by 9 acres of beautiful parkland and within the 4 star Castle we have unique features which create perfect photo opportunities

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Here at Lumley Castle Hotel we have some fantastic enhancements available, the most popular being our Candy, Cookie or Savory Cart!

Bridebook Benefits

Bridebook Discount5%
Bridebook Special OfferLooking for the perfect wedding venue? Look no further! Celebrating 630 years of Lumley Castle we are offering our new wedding couples who choose our Majestic Package for October 2019 to March 2020 over £1,000 worth of complimentary enhancements. This is available for a very limited time on a first come basis. Applicable to new wedding bookings only between the valid period. Subject to availability. Hotel terms and conditions apply. Get in touch with the dedicated wedding team at Lumley Castle Hotel to find out more!

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