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Lumley Castle Hotel

Chester-le-Street, County Durham

About Lumley Castle Hotel wedding venue

Lumley Castle Hotel is a fairytale setting for your wedding day! A 4* Hotel set within nine acres of parkland overlooking the River Wear.

Whether you are planning an intimate gathering or larger celebration, we are confident that our magnificent state rooms and eclectic dining rooms will not fail to impress.

If you are looking for a grand wedding then we have it covered - a unique venue where the past and present blend seamlessly together. Featuring spectacular architecture and extraordinary decor, you can mingle with guests on our terrace or dance the night away in our Guard's Room and Baron's Bar.

An exciting blend of heritage and splendour, superb food and outstanding service will make your day one to cherish and remember forever.

We realise that your special day should be as unique as you are and therefore our dedicated, experienced team would be delighted to discuss your individual requirements and budgets in order to ensure that Lumley Castle is your first choice of wedding venue.

**Proud winner of Service Excellence Award 2016**


Lumley Castle Hotel Features

Minimum guests10
Maximum guests150
Ceremony / ReceptionBoth
Bridal suiteYes
Licensed barYes
Late licensed barYes
Disco facilitiesYes
Asian wedding specialistsNo
External caterersNo
Venue type: Banquet Hall, Castle, Cricket Ground, Golf Club, Restaurant

Lumley Castle Hotel Location

Lumley Castle Hotel
County Durham
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Directions to Lumley Castle Hotel

Directions by car:

A1(M) junction 63. Take the turn off for Chester le Street and follow signs for Riverside. You will then pick up signs for Lumley Castle.

Directions by public transport:

By rail - Durham 7 miles, Newcastle 11 miles


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Wedding Guest



When it came to picking my wedding venue i had my eye on Lumley Castle longer than most brides. I could see the castle from my bedroom window as a child and always thought it was a magical place. After viewing the venue it was just as i imagined. We...

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August 2018.
Wedding Guest


Brilliant Job

We got married here on 9th June after falling in love with the castle from the moment we visited, and it really was the best day of our lives! The whole day was perfect from start to finish; better than we ever imagined! Christina was amazing from the very first meeting...

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July 2018.


Still on cloud 9!

Wow!!! What can I say... We were married here two weeks ago and still on cloud 9! This castle exceeded our expectations and really did deliver our dream wedding which we will remember for the rest of our lives. The team at Lumley Castle are nothing short of miracle workers...

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June 2018.
Wedding Guest


Amazing Place!!

Hi Christina, just a message to say thank you very much to you, the staff especially Allison for everything you all have done to make our wedding magical. We had an absolutely amazing day everything was perfect, the food was outstanding so thank you. Kind regards Mr & Mrs Boyle...

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June 2018.
Wedding Guest


Best Day Ever

We cannot thank all of the team at Lumley Castle enough for making our Wedding Day so very special and for helping make the day run so smoothly. From the very first email sent to enquire about booking our wedding, right up until the Wedding day was over, every single...

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June 2018.

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