Please Note: Due to a planned power cut the Castle will be closed all day on Tuesday 5th March. We apologise for any inconvenience but we are unable to operate without electricity and the power cut is to enable Northern Power Grid to carry out essential maintenance to avoid any unplanned power cuts in future.

We will reopen as normal at 10am on Wednesday 6th March.

Wedding Offers

Tel:01969 623981

Set amidst the breath-taking beauty of the Yorkshire Dales, Bolton Castle is a magnificent symbol of longevity which has withstood the test of time. Built on strong foundations, it has survived in a challenging and ever changing world.

Recently voted the 17th Best Wedding Venue in the UK by The Independent, what better place to celebrate your wedding and the promises you have chosen to make.

Whether you want a simple wedding reception or a full wedding service, we are committed to ensuring everything is perfect for your special day.

Imagine arriving through the impressive archway under the portcullis into the stunning cobbled courtyard of the Castle. You will be following in the footsteps of Royalty and you will be the King and Queen of Bolton Castle for the day.

Imagine marrying in a beautiful candle lit room in the Castle with a Barn Owl quietly flying down the aisle to deliver your wedding rings at just the right moment as you say your vows to each other and your guests being entertained by our falconry display as you have your photographs taken in the beautiful backdrop of the Castle and its grounds.
Winter Wedding

Winter Wedding Package

Bolton Castle offers a Winter Wedding package for November and December 2017 as follows:

  • Exclusive use of the whole Castle for just £2500 for ceremony, photographs and evening reception. Package includes: Christmas trees and festive decorations, roaring log fire and candles.
  • Wedding Breakfast @ £35 per guest. Package includes: Mulled wine on arrival, Three course Christmas wedding breakfast, Festive linen

Winter wedding Package not applicable from 24th December to 2nd January.

Spring Wedding Package

Bolton Castle is now offering a Spring Wedding package for February and March 2017 as follows:

  • Exclusive use of the whole Castle for just £2500 for ceremony, photographs and evening reception.
  • Wedding Breakfast @ £35 per guest. Package includes: arrival drink, three course wedding breakfast, linen

Package not applicable during school holidays.

To request further information and book a show round please call 01969 623981 or email

This offer is subject to availability.

Wedding Special Offers Booking Enquiry Form

This form is used by those looking to make a Special Offer wedding booking.
  • Insert your intended wedding date - please select an approximate date even if you are unsure, as this will help us to provide you with advice on the castle's availability.

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