Weddings at Highcliffe Castle

Nestled majestically on the picturesque cliffs of the Dorset coastline, Highcliffe Castle stands as an enchanting backdrop to the most unforgettable weddings. Steeped in history and timeless elegance, Highcliffe Castle provides a captivating setting for couples seeking a truly romantic and distinctive venue for their special day. With its sweeping views of the sea, this historic gem offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity for you to craft your own unique story that will be cherished for years to come.

What's included:

  • • Enjoy exclusive access to the Highcliffe Castle State Rooms on your wedding day, featuring up to three distinct and exquisite spaces for you and your guests.

  • • Capture beautiful moments indoors and outdoors, with convenient access to the beach. The interiors boast abundant natural daylight, unique stained glass, and panoramic views of the coastline.

  • • Accommodate civil ceremonies and wedding breakfasts for up to 110 guests, extending to 200 for evening receptions.

  • Select from a variety of tailored drinks packages designed to cater to your guests’ preferences. Alternatively, opt to pay a corkage fee and bring your own alcohol, allowing for a continuous flow of drinks until the conclusion of your wedding breakfast.

  • • Choose from a carefully curated list of exceptional caterers to ensure a culinary experience that perfectly complements your special day.

  • Our dedicated wedding team will be by your side throughout the planning journey, offering guidance from the initial inquiry to the joyous celebration.

Hire times

2024
Friday Ceremony only
Hire Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm, Ceremony Time: 12:00pm
Friday Ceremony and Reception
Hire Time: 2:00pm - 11:00pm, Ceremony Time: 2:30pm
Friday Ceremony and Reception
Hire Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm, Ceremony Time: 12:00pm
Saturday Ceremony and Reception
Hire Time: 2:00pm - 11:00pm, Ceremony Time: 2:30pm
2025
Friday Ceremony only
Hire Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm, Ceremony Time: 12:00pm
Friday Ceremony and Reception
Hire Time: 2:00pm - 11:00pm, Ceremony Time: 2:30pm
Saturday Ceremony and Reception
Hire Time: 9:00am - 11:00pm, Ceremony Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Extension to midnight available for an additional cost.