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Farnham Castle Wedding Venue

An Extraordinary Castle Wedding Venue in Surrey

Surrey, Farnham

£12,100 - £25,000

350 guests

79 reviews

From King John, King Henry VIII to Elizabeth I and Queen Victoria, Farnham Castle has provided royal entertainment for centuries

Romantic and elegant venue features providing incredible photographic opportunities

Farnham Castle has two beautiful chapels for couples wishing to celebrate a Church of England marriage ceremony

A passionate team of in-house chefs who will create outstanding modern British cuisine for your wedding day, inspired by our Castle Gardens

Complimentary Wedding Menu Tasting Event

33 En-suite guest bedrooms located in and around the Castle

Prices & Key Facts


Price Band: ££ - £££

Typical Price: £20,000

Price Range: £12,100 - £25,000

To include venue hire, and our Beaufort, Montague or Winchester Dining Menu and Drinks Package. Pricing varies depending on the month of the year and the day of the week.

Hire Price Range: £4,000 - £15,000

Per Person Price Range: £135 - £210


Guests for a ceremony: 265

Guest Capacity (min/max): 30 / 350

Guests for sit down meal: 30 - 234

Space for more? (e.g. marquee): Yes


Accommodation Rooms: 34

Accommodation Capacity: 75

About Farnham Castle

Farnham Castle is a stunning, iconic and exclusive multi-award-winning venue for Weddings, set in five acres of beautiful grounds, overlooking the historic, market town of Farnham, on the Surrey and Hampshire border. The Castle boasts Grade I and Grade II Listed Buildings with the most incredible history, and is the perfect destination for couples dreaming of somewhere unique.

The possibilities at Farnham Castle are endless, and we’d love to help you create an unforgettable day.
Our flexible approach means that you can choose where your Ceremony takes place, and where your guests dine, celebrate and party. When you book your wedding at Farnham Castle, our wedding venue is exclusively yours - from our historic Lantern Hall, to our elegant Winchester Suite, and from our stunning Great Hall to our magnificent Great Lawn. We also host outdoor ceremonies on our East Lawn, overlooking our White Rose Garden, and if you’d like a Religious Ceremony at Farnham Castle we offer two beautiful Chapels from very different architectural periods.

We are able to host weddings of any size; from intimate weddings for 30 guests, to larger celebrations for over 250, and we have quite literally hosted weddings for couples from all around the world. We also have the best grounds for Marquees, with the most spectacular backdrops and views.
Getting ready on-site has so many benefits, and our ‘Gatehouse’ and ‘Pembroke’ are two perfect suites for you and your wedding party to enjoy being together as you prepare for your day.

Once your celebrations are over, and you have danced the night away in our Great Hall, and enjoyed night caps in our Tindle Bar, your guests will be overjoyed to head to one of our 33 en-suite Castle bedrooms and you will be delighted to reach the tranquility and luxury of our Honeymoon Suite. Join your guests for Breakfast in our Library the following morning to ensure that everyone has celebrated with you until the very last minute.

Food and Drink
At Farnham Castle we have our very own team of exceptional in-house chefs, who create the most wonderful Menus using the finest ingredients. We are proud to have our own Kitchen Garden, and also to use many local suppliers.

However you want to celebrate, our experienced team of Wedding Specialists will be happy to guide and advise you through your planning stages.

The Details

Type of Ceremony

Civil ceremony licensed

Chapel on premises

Humanist / Celebrant weddings

Outdoor Ceremonies

Receptions Only

Venue Setting



Venue Type

Castles & Palaces

Stately home

Exclusive use

Country House


Land For Hire

Unique & Unusual

Intimate Venue

Outdoor / Garden

Weekend Hire


Additional Facilities

Outdoor ceremonies

Honeymoon suite

Orangery Or Marquee

Dance floor

Live music permitted

Discos permitted

Fireworks permitted

Wedding coordinator

Onsite car parking

Licensed bar

Wedding packages

Bespoke weddings

Walled Garden

Catering Options

Inhouse Caterers

BBQ / Hog Roasts



Special Guides for Brides Offers

Farnham Castle - May 2024 Wedding Offer


Book one of our remaining May 2024 wedding dates, and receive a complimentary upgrade to our spectacular Dessert Bar…

Terms and conditions

Contact our team of Wedding Specialists to find out more.

Intimate Wedding Offer – Winchester Weddings


If you’re looking to get married within the next 9 months, and have a guest list of around 50 adults, our intimate Winchester Wedding Offer, in our stunning Winchester Suite, overlooking Farnham Park and our beautiful Rose Garden, could be perfect for you. Our Winchester Wedding Package includes: • Our Gatehouse and Pembroke for your wedding preparations • Your Ceremony in our Library, Winchester Suite or *Bishop’s Chapel • The beautiful Guildford Suite for your wedding night • Two reception drinks from our Beaufort Drinks Menu • Four Canapes of your choice • Three course dining menu • Half bottle of wine pp from the Beaufort wine list • Prosecco Toast • Still and sparkling mineral water • Speciality Teas & Nespresso Coffee • Our Wedding Team to help you plan and organise your perfect day Contact our Wedding Specialists to book your show-round… Pricing from £9,500 *Religious ceremonies are subject to eligibility and additional pricing

Terms and conditions

Please speak to our team to find out more about this late-availability offer.

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Contact & Location

Farnham Castle

Castle Street, Farnham, GU9 0AG, Surrey, United Kingdom


Yes. We would be more than happy to discuss the option of allowing you to celebrate your wedding at Farnham Castle on an exclusive use basis.

Yes. Couples can hold a civil wedding ceremony in the Lantern Hall which can seat up to 150 guests. Wedding ceremonies can also take place in our Winchester Suite, Library or Great Hall, and from Spring 2021 couples will be able to get married on the Fox's Steps of the Castle. Farnham Castle has two Chapels where couples are able to celebrate Church Of England ceremonies should they choose to.

Couples are more than welcome to have a celebrant ceremony outdoors. Speak to our team to find out more.

We have an extensive wine list and a professional team of experienced chefs who can help pair your chosen wedding breakfast menu with an excellent choice of wine from our list.

Our in-house team of chefs have been working together for many years. They are true experts at what they do, and the food they produce is second to none. You will be invited to a menu tasting experience should you choose to book your wedding at Farnham Castle.

The bride and her bridal party may access the private Gatehouse from 8am to start getting ready as early as possible. Wedding suppliers are granted access in to Farnham Castle from 10am on the morning of a wedding. If the Castle is available, there may be the option to have a pre-stay, the night before your wedding. Speak to our team regarding availability.

Carriages tend to be at Midnight, although we can offer the extension of a late licence should you require one. Please speak to our team to discuss further details.

We do have noise limitations in place, however you and your guests would not notice as bands and DJs sound fantastic in the Great Hall.

Yes - although a licence is required, but our specialist wedding team can help you obtain one. We have a selection of recommended firework companies who know Farnham Castle really well. We can certainly point you in the right direction if you would like to feature a firework display during your evening wedding reception.

Yes - we allow biodegradable confetti to be thrown on the Fox's steps, leading out of the Lantern Hall after your wedding ceremony. We can recommend an excellent supplier of biodegradable confetti should you require one.

Unfortunately we do not allow open flames at Farnham Castle, but in the past we have seen couples use faux candles and these look just as good.

Our stunning honeymoon suite is a beautiful room featuring a large, comfortable bed, a king-size bathroom (with slipper bath), a seating area and incredible views over the Castle grounds and the historic town of Farnham.

Yes - we offer 33 comfortable guest rooms in and around the Castle Estate, including the honeymoon suite.

As Farnham Castle is located at the top of Castle Street in the town of Farnham, there are several hotels close by and on the outskirts of town for your guests to enjoy, should there not be enough bedrooms for everyone at the Castle itself.

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