Venues The Lord Leycester Hospital
The Lord Leycester Hospital
  • Gorgeous historic medieval venue in central Warwick
  • Features a stunning 500-year-old garden
  • Two reception rooms and a medieval courtyard
  • Licenced to hold civil ceremonies
  • Maximum of 110 guests
  • Ceremony capacity of 70 guests

These extraordinary medieval buildings and courtyard offer a beautiful and historic authentic setting for your wedding day. Feel like absolute royalty and say your vows in rooms full of character and charm.

Guests can be greeted by one of the Brothers of the Hospital in Elizabethan robes for that authentic historical feel. The venue has a civil ceremony licence making it a perfect place to have your wedding under one roof.

History

These historic group of buildings date back to 1126 when the chapel was built. With additions throughout history each building tells a different story.

The Hospital comprised originally of a chapel, soon after a tower, and the 14th and 15th centuries saw the building of the Great Hall, Guild Hall and Courtyard. Often used by filmmakers and described as a producer's joy with "no bad camera angles!"

Facilities

They offer a choice of two charming rooms for your wedding day and a Courtyard for pre-reception drinks.

The Guildhall

Hold your ceremony in this 600-year-old timber framed hall where local Guildsmen and Nobles sat.

Ceremony capacity - 70 guests

The Great Hall

With its rustic but elegant feel, the Great Hall could be perfect for you! Why not have your union under a beam of Spanish oak, where Kings and Queens have dined for 600 years.

Wedding breakfast - 100 guests

Ceremony capacity - 110 guests

Reception capacity - 100 guests

The venue also offers a galleried courtyard and a stunning Master's garden cultivated over 500 years. The garden is filled with varied species of flowers, including magnolias, tulips and climbing roses during the spring time.

The Master's garden also offers much more, with its 12th century arch, 2000-year-old stone vase, summerhouse and gazebo, perfect for photographs capturing your special day.

Catering

The Lord Leycester Hospital offer the finest food and wine for you and your guests to enjoy. They also recommend two local caters for you to choose from if required.

If you want to know more about this historic venue and all its beauty, click the links to the right.

Address
60 High Street
Warwick
Warwickshire
CV34 4BH

Reviews

  • Helen

    We just wanted to take the time to let you know how happy we are that we got to have our wedding reception at the Lord Leycester. We love everything that the Lord Leycester is, and we are so pleased to know that the money for hiring the venue went back into such a good local cause. The Lord Leycester made a perfect and beautiful winter wedding venue. Our guests loved it!

  • Mother of Bride

    Wonderful place for a wedding. Daughter got married here this weekend. Absolutely stunning venue and they pulled out all the stops on the day. The Brothers are caring and friendly and the caretaker seemed to be everywhere making things happen. Fabulous place to have your photographs taken and everything went very smoothly - can highly recommend it as a venue.

  • Claudi and Matt

    Claudi and I would like to say a huge thank you for all of your collective efforts in making our day one we could only describe as 'magical'. ​Ourselves and our family and friends had the most amazing and memorable time at a special place and is something we will forever cherish.

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