Bodiam Castle

East Sussex

Bodiam Castle

East Sussex


Our 14th-century moated Bodiam Castle Wedding Venue is the perfect setting for a memorable wedding day, whether you want a simple ceremony for a few friends or a lavish reception for your entire address book.

Getting married in the castle - With...its imposing towers and walkway across the moat, Bodiam Castle wedding venue is a fairytale castle and for those brides who’ve dreamed of a romantic castle wedding, we can make that dream come true with a civil ceremony here at Bodiam.

Ceremonies take place inside the castle under the gatehouse tower. As a bride you'll feel special the moment you start your walk across the bridge towards the great oak door where your groom and guests will be waiting. After you've taken your vows and gained your own knight in shining armour you can celebrate with your guests in the castle courtyard. Every ceremony is tailored to your own needs and we can arrange for drinks and canapes to be served whilst you take some special photos for your album.

The castle and grounds provide a magical backdrop for wedding receptions. Our chosen partner, Anise Catering, can tailor a marquee and menu to suit your theme and budget. We can also arrange for themed entertainment or a falconry display by The Hawking Centre.

As the castle is open daily, ceremonies take place between 8-10am and 6-8pm. Receptions and wedding breakfasts can be at any time but this will be alongside our normal visitors. After hours, bride, groom and photographer are permitted the castle for photographs, whilst guests are free to wander through the castle grounds, enjoying the peace and tranquillity and views across the Rother Valley.
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Venue Details

  • Venue Type:
  • Civil Ceremony Licence
  • Exclusive Hire
  • Countryside Location
  • Castle
  • Historic
  • Landmark
  • Tipis and Yurts Permitted
  • Marquees and Tents Permitted
  • Woodland
  • Capacity:
  • Intimate (2-20)
  • Nearest & Dearest (20 - 40)
  • Simple Surety (40 - 60)
  • Party People (60 - 150)
  • Grand (150 - 300)
  • Accommodation
  • Nearby usually available
  • Dining
  • Seated Meal Facilities
  • Buffet meal facilities
  • In house catering
  • Alcohol licence
  • Corkage option

Additional Info

  • Evening Reception Facilities
  • Marquee Available
  • Dance Floor
  • Entertainment Licence
  • Live Band Facilities
  • DJ Facilities
  • Outdoor Fireworks Permitted
  • Wedding Co-ordinator
  • Master of Ceremonies / Toastmaster
  • Confetti permitted
  • Disabled facilities
  • Car parking
  • Helipad
  • Pets welcome