Hever Castle wins top castle venue at British Wedding Awards

Hever Castle wins top castle venue at British Wedding Awards
Hever Castle has just won best castle venue at the British Wedding Awards. Photo: Jeff Oliver

Hever Castle recently topped the polls among brides as top castle venue – and here are five reasons why we think it deserves its prize

Hever Castle & Gardens near Edenbridge, Kent has been named best Castle Wedding Venue at the 2019 British Wedding Awards, which was voted for by brides. House Manager Roland Smith says: “Our staff work tirelessly to offer an extremely high level of customer service to our bridal parties and their guests so to have this hard work celebrated nationally is fantastic”.

Here at Absolutely Weddings we’re not at all surprised to see Hever Castle carry off the prize as – alongside the superb service it offers to wedding couples – it has to be one of the most romantic settings in the country for a wedding celebration. Here are five reasons why we love it.


1. Hever Castle is steeped in history

The Dining Hall at Hever Castle offers a minstrels’ gallery, stunning fireplace and fine period furniture

2. There’s a great choice of spaces for feasts

The Astor Wing is a fantastic recreation of the Tudor style, with space for a crowd and peerless views to the castle

3. It offers a delightful slice of Italy

The Italian Garden and lake create a dramatic setting with stunning vistas

4. Hever Castle is gloriously photogenic

5. Every wedding is bespoke

Bespoke and personal, weddings at Hever Castle are guaranteed to offer something very special

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