A fairy tale Castle, ivy clad ruined walls, medieval moat and a twin towered gatehouse entrance all await for your perfect day. The ideal backdrop for all of your photos.
Features & Capacity
Usual Access Time
Usual Finish Time
Late Night Extension Available
Grade I/II Listed Building
In-house Wedding Coordinator
Ceremony and Reception
Church Within Walking Distance
Food and Drink
External Catering Permitted
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A fairy tale Castle, ivy clad ruined walls, medieval moat and a twin towered gatehouse entrance all await for your perfect day. The ideal backdrop for all of your photographs. Whittington Castle is committed to providing a first class service to all those wishing to book a civil ceremony. With this in mind we will only ever book one ceremony per day in order to give our full attention to all those who book with us.
The Lady Eleanor Function Room is situated in the South Tower and for many centuries this served as the manor courthouse. The room is named after Lady Eleanor who helped to turn the Castle into a more comfortable home in the 14th century.
Luscious hand painted silk velvet; wall hangings adorn the walls, created by Shrewsbury based textile designer, Meg Arrol. The room has silk flower arrangement. This is in a neutral colour and can be customised using coloured ribbon. We invite you to make a booking to view this historic room by phoning 01691 662500, our team will be pleased to show off this beautiful room and chat about your special day.
Personal Message from the Manager
Name of Wedding Contact: Susan Ellis
Please ring or e-mail to chat about your special day.
Year Business Was Established
# Of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
# Of People In Team
Public Liability Insurance
Location & Contact Details
Castle Street, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 4DF, England
Nearest Motorway & Junction
Nearest Train Station
Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?
Medieval Themed wedding with medieval re-enactors providing the entertainment.
What’s your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Make a list of what is important for you on your day and we will try to include special unique touches that enhance your day.
What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?
A surprise Bag pipe player on the Castle bridge playing as the couple left the ceremony room as a present for the groom from the Bride.
Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.
Historic, friendly, personal, small, relaxed
Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?
Placing the couple onthe (Troll Bridge) in front of the Castle - with photographer on road so that you get the whole of the frontage of the Castle behind the couple.
What is your venue's most unique feature?
Being a historic Castle - walking up the bridge to the Gated entrance