An idyllic wedding location – giving you memories that will last a lifetime

Overlooking the sand dunes in Bude and with unrivalled views overlooking Barrel Rock on Summerleaze Beach, our Grade II listed Castle building is a licensed wedding and civil ceremony venue like no other.

The Castle boasts stunning grounds with a sweeping driveway, a choice of two beautifully lit galleries, catering and seating for up to 60 guests.
With idyllic views, this is surely the dream location that will give you and your loved ones, memories that will last a lifetime.

Planning for your special day?

Then why not say ‘I do’ at The Castle?  Behind its imposing façade, The Castle is a relaxed and friendly venue. Our tranquil, light and spacious rooms provide the perfect setting for your wedding whilst being equally suited for all civil ceremonies, from renewing your vows to naming your cherished new arrival.

Our wedding coordinator, Carolyn Seager, would love to help make your special day the most perfect day and will work closely with you to make sure your wedding is as individual as you and your partner. She will be on hand from the moment you choose The Castle until your treasured memories have been created.

There are two rooms licensed for all civil ceremonies; the light and airy Willoughby Gallery is an elegant setting seating 60, while the more intimate Blanchminster Room seats 24.

When you book with us, our service includes:

  • White chair covers which can be dressed with a selection of organza ribbons
  • Large over mantle silver framed mirror
  • Four beautiful cream and white silk flower arrangements with brushed steel flower stands
  • Use of a CD player with built-in speakers

If you are considering a wedding or any civil ceremony, would like more information or wish to book an appointment to view our facilities at The Castle please contact our Weddings Coordinator, who would be happy talk you through all that we can offer.

By calling 01288 357302
By emailing

The Gallery Coordinator is also the Wedding Coordinator, as such, days may vary so please be aware you may not get an immediate response.