Introducing Belvoir Castle
Set on the rolling hills in Leicestershire and steeped in history, Belvoir Castle is the ancestral home of the Dukes of Rutland. Boasting magnificent turrets and towers, this fairy tale wedding venue will capture your heart as soon as you set your eyes on it.
With an array of spectacular rooms, you really will be spoilt for choice at Belvoir Castle. For a religious ceremony, the intimate Rutland Family Chapel is situated within the Castle, and plays host to the Church of England ceremonies and blessings. The Duke’s private Chaplain will assist you with planning your ceremony and is happy to recommend local choirs and organists to add to the ambience and romance of your wedding day. The Chapel seats up to 100 guests.
The Ballroom, with its floor-to-ceiling stained glass windows, ornate chandeliers and gothic archways is the perfect choice for a civil ceremony with up to 120 guests. You’ll also have the option of The Guardroom for your civil ceremony, which features high ceilings, open fires and walls adorned with a fine display of military. Licensed for up to 100 guests, The Guardroom offers a spectacular setting for your civil ceremony. Plus, what could be more perfect than a beautiful suite of rooms for the bride and her bridesmaids to get ready in ahead of the ceremony?
If you’re dreaming of a romantic outdoor wedding in the sunshine, you’ll adore the beautiful lakeside marquee. Overlooking idyllic lakes and surrounded by trees, grassland and the dramatic view of Belvoir Castle on the skyline, the marquee can accommodate up to 500 guests. For a luxurious and lavish wedding reception, look no further than the state dining room. Add an extra special touch to your wedding at Belvoir Castle with The Cannonade, the firing of the Duke’s 7 French cannons, which will make your day even more memorable. You can treat your wedding guests to a guided to of the castle, or you can even use the Duke’s sword to cut your wedding cake. We promise you that you’ll be surrounded by the history of Belvoir Castle on your big day. Visit their website to find out how Belvoir can become your very own castle.
If you’re feeling smitten with the look of this magnificent wedding venue, head over to Belvoir Castle to find out more…
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