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Looking for a good castle-type venue in Yorkshire

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Angelina77 Tue 12-Jan-16 09:39:45

My ideal would be a castle that we can have exclusively and can accommodate around 50 people but I can't find that, not in Yorkshire anyway, so a country house would work if it has lots of character. Entire budget will be around £15k.

Anyone done similar or been to a good one like that?

BindiBarbarella Tue 12-Jan-16 09:45:45

Danby Castle is fantastic but is mainly in ruins so might not be quite what you are looking for. Fantastic wedding venue.

uggmum Tue 12-Jan-16 09:46:43

Here are a few for you to look at. I've been to Hazlewood Castle and it is lovely.

Swinton Park
Allerton Castle
Hazelwood Castle

WingMirrorSpider Tue 12-Jan-16 09:50:45

Uggmum has some good suggestions. Allerton Castle is very 'castley' iykwim. Inside its all dark wood panelling etc.

I'd also recommend Ripley Castle.

(I live in Yorks and work in weddings so know most of them)

WingMirrorSpider Tue 12-Jan-16 09:55:38

Although looking again at your requirements, neither Allerton or Ripley are hotels so wouldn't be able to put up your guests.

Swinton Park and Hazlewood Castle are both proper hotels so would be fine for your guests.

Pootles2010 Tue 12-Jan-16 10:01:02

Hazelwood castle is a stonker of a venue. One of only two weddings i've been to where the food has been amazing!

Angelina77 Tue 12-Jan-16 10:02:45

Thanks, I'll check out Hazlewood smile

Giraffeski Thu 24-Mar-16 00:26:04

We went to a lovely wedding at Castle Howard

AJ279 Thu 24-Mar-16 00:31:44

There's Cave Castle, there's also Waterton park- it's more stately home but it's beautiful.

honeyroar Mon 28-Mar-16 21:16:37

I'd say Swinton too, although I declined going to a friends wedding there as it was so expensive to book a room.

janethegirl2 Thu 19-May-16 22:02:22

There is cheaper accommodation near Swinton park though you'd need a taxi, but it'd be cheaper than booking a room there.

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