If you’ve always dreamed of a fairytale wedding where you can get married in a castle, there are plenty of locations around the world where you can actually make this happen.
Here are 8 amazing castles where you can say “I do”.
This French chateau, built in the 19th century, has 23 bedrooms, 18 bathrooms and sleeps 55, and is available for private events. It can be yours for around $8000 AUD per night.
Located just outside of Edinburgh, Dundas Castle was built in 1818. You can have your entire wedding day here – with 17 bedrooms for your closest family and friends available for around $460 AUD per room per night.
This is the fourth castle to stand on these 15,000 acres of grounds dating back to the 1200s. The current castle was built in the early 1800s. There are a range of wedding options that can be held in the castle’s grand interior.
This Irish castle is also a hotel, dating from 1228. Ashford sits on the shores of Lough Corrib near the Galway-Mayo border and has fantastic facilities that your guests will love, including fishing, golf, horse riding and lake cruises.
This double-moated 13th century castle was once the childhood home of Ann Boleyn – the mother of Elizabeth I. There are different wedding options available here, including with luxury accommodation on site.
Castle Mago is a 16th century ivy-covered Tuscan castle on the Etruscan River. You can stay here among rare art, antiques, frescoes and marble floors. There’s also a hidden doorway, and, if you believe in such things, a ghost.
Dubbed “the most romantic castle in England”, Sudeley Castle dates back to the 15th century. You can have a ceremony in St Mary’s Chapel – the resting place of King Henry VIII’s last wife, Catherine Parr – or on the beautiful grounds, or inside the castle itself.
Welsh for “Red Castle”, Castell Coch is a 19th century gothic revival castle in south Wales. It is only available for intimate civil ceremonies – maximum of 30 people – and no facilities for a reception. However its colourful interior and the beautiful woodland setting make it a popular choice with couples, and books out more than 13 months in advance.