Weddings at Oakham Castle

The Great Hall of Oakham Castle is a beautiful and dramatic setting for your perfect wedding.
Key Details
  • The Hall can hold up to 120 people (example seating arrangement in the picture above) 

  • We're conveniently situated in Oakham town centre, just off the Market Place, yet sit in our own peaceful grounds

  • There is free parking on site for up to eight cars, with easy walking access to other car parks for your guests

  • We are approximately half an hour from Peterborough, Leicester, Stamford, Market Harborough, Grantham and Kettering, so we're convenient for couples looking for wedding venues in and around Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and of course Rutland. 

  • Weddings can be booked on any day of the week with the exception of New Year's Day, Good Friday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day

  • Being in the town centre there is an excellent selection of nearby hotels, pubs and restaurants, perfect for your reception or accommodation

  • The Castle can be hired for private events.  The Great Hall can accommodate catered parties of up to 90 people, please see the Private Hire setion

  • As well as being a fine traditional wedding venue, we're also a perfect choice for couples wanting a specially themed occasion, such as a medieval wedding. What could be better than a Norman Great Hall?

  • We are fully accessible with facilities for disabled guests, wheelchairs and buggies. See here for full details. 

Your booking is for 2 hours, with the ceremonies generally taking between 20 and 30 minutes. This allows about half an hour for guests to arrive, then an hour at the end for photographs and enjoying the grounds.

Here is a list of dates when we have weddings booked. We can have two ceremonies on the same day. 

As a mark of respect to the wedding party and their families, we do ask for discretion when visiting the Castle during weddings.

For enquiries e-mail us here or phone on 01572 757578

Dont forget you will need to book your Registrar separately. Details can be found here or they can be contacted by phone on 01572 758 370 or via Email at