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Wilton Ruins Country House, Exclusive Dry Hire

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Wilton Rd, Wilton, Ross-on-Wye, HR9 6AD - 

  • Users

    Up to
    199 guests

  • Table with chairs

    Offers
    catering

Wilton Castle is located in the heart of the Wye Valley on the bank of the picturesque River Wye. Located on the edge of the small village of Wilton means it an excellent venue with easy access, amazing grounds and a number of excellent local hotels. Additionally Ross-on-Wye is under a mile away meaning its facilities are close at hand. Wilton Castle is not open to the public, but is available for weddings, events, and holiday lets.

The romantic ruins of a restored 12th century castle and 16th century manor house on the banks of the River Wye form the perfect backdrop for the gardens including herbaceous borders, beds of sweetly scented old fashioned roses, gravel gardens and shrubberies. The two acre gardens are surrounded by a dry moat which leads down to the river Wye which has ducks, swans, kingfishers etc and even otters have been recently spotted.

Offered as an approved premises for marriage and civil ceremonies as well as a dry-hire venue, you will have exclusive use of the outside grounds and the freedom to create your own unique celebrations.

Whether you imagine an intimate outdoor ceremony with a perfect backdrop of the castle ruins, or an elegant marquee reception on the beautiful lawn, the venue is a blank canvas for all of your ideas.

The grounds have been meticulously well kept and offer a place of tranquillity for you and your guests. The dovecote and North West tower are both extraordinary spaces for you to sign the schedule after your vows. You can even climb to the Juliet balcony of the tower for a perfect photo opportunity while overlooking the majestic gardens.

Nestled within the ruins of the Norman castle and manor house is the 5 bed Georgian House, available for hire by the wedding party and family or friends. The house is a large 5 bedroom property that sleeps 9 guests comfortably. The house has maintained its original features while incorporating modern amenities.

Our aim is to make your day an unforgettable experience. If you would like to find out more, please get in touch and one of our friendly team will be happy to assist you.

Wedding Packages available:

Packages are offer the Castle grounds and gardens as a ‘Dry Hire’ venue with additional services at extra cost.
Unfortunately the main house is unable to accommodate large numbers and is only available for small intimate events of up to 12 people.

Weekend Wedding: 2pm Friday to 10am Monday
Exclusive use of castle grounds

Midweek wedding: 2/3 nights Monday - Thursday
Exclusive use of castle grounds

Micro wedding* : 10am - Midnight, Monday - Thursday
Exclusive use of the castle grounds
*Overnight accommodation available at an additional cost for up to 9 guests.

Twilight wedding*: 4pm - Midnight, Monday - Thursday
Exclusive use of the castle grounds
*Overnight accommodation available at additional cost

We are only able to accept marquee events June - September.

Capacity & layout

Standing

Standing

up to 199

Catering & drinks

Catering facilities

Catering facilities

Alcohol

Alcohol

Amenities

Natural light

Natural light

Outdoor / Garden / Beach

Outdoor / Garden / Beach

Premises parking

Premises parking

Audio & visual

WiFi

WiFi

Space rules

Allowed events

wedding

Wedding ceremony licence

Cancellation policy

Our cancellation policy will be discussed with you during the booking process.

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