The light and spacious Wintergarden is the perfect room to host elegant wedding ceremonies. Walk steadily down the aisle towards stunning floor-to-ceiling windows and enjoy three fresh floral arrangements provided courtesy of the hospitality team at Highcliffe Castle. A fine baby grand piano is also available to set the mood at your ceremony.
- Ceremony-only weddings are held at 11am and 1pm.
- 3:30pm ceremonies will be followed by receptions at Highcliffe Castle.
Winter Weddings (November-February)
- Ceremony-only weddings are held at 12pm.
- 2:30pm ceremonies will be followed by receptions at Highcliffe Castle.
Civil Ceremony Capacity - 100 Guests
If you're planning a more intimate ceremony, the Drawing Room is brilliant. Also, during your evening reception, this beautiful room can readily be combined with the excellent Castle Bar to give a superb space for drinks and dancing.
Civil Ceremony Capacity - 40 Guests
Evening Reception Capacity - 110 Guests
State Dining Room
This chamber is full of historic character, with exposed brick walls adding a wonderfully rustic twist to the elegance of your wedding décor. Floor-to-ceiling windows offer beautiful views of Poole Bay and the Isle of Wight Needles.
Wedding Breakfast Capacity - 80 Guests
Evening Reception Capacity - 150 Guests
The magnificent Great Hall boasts an impressive 30ft high stained-glass Jesse Window. This is a truly breathtaking space in which to host your wedding breakfast, formal reception and/or evening party, and holds up to 200 guests.
Wedding Breakfast Capacity - 110 Guests
Evening Reception Capacity - 200 guests
The Castle Bar
The Castle Bar will be available to you and your wedding guests from 5pm onwards, and will remain open until 15 minutes before the end of your event. You can either run a tab or arrange for your guests to pay for their own drinks.