Carlton Towers is a privately owned Victorian Gothic-style English country house set amongst 1200 acres of parkland in the beautiful Yorkshire landscape. Home to Lord and Lady Gerald Fitzalan Howard, Carlton Towers has been hosting weddings for over 30 years and has a reputation for ensuring that every detail is simply perfect.
Our stately home is licenced to perform civil ceremonies and can hold up to 200 guests from your ceremony through to the evening celebration. Take a tour through Carlton Towers with our new online wedding showreel available to link to from our website.
We offer exclusive use of the venue comprising three grand staterooms, 16 individually and beautifully designed character bedrooms, a minstrel’s gallery, bar, lobby, dance area and grounds. The spacious rooms are all en suite or with a private bathroom and in true fairy tale style the bridal suite is located in its own private tower. From glamorous to the serene, we can tailor the day to your specific taste.
The staterooms provide the most delightful ambience for any wedding reception and span 75 foot in length. The house offers ideal backdrops for photograph opportunities, both inside and out.
Your wedding will be organised and coordinated on the day by our experienced Events team who will carefully discuss your plans with you and check that every last detail is in place.
Take exclusive use of this unique and enchanting venue including its luxury guest bedrooms and extensive grounds
Carlton Towers is licensed for civil ceremonies up to 150 guests and features:
3 Victorian staterooms to house your ceremony and wedding breakfast
Grand entrance halls and a Minstrel's Gallery for reception drinks
16 beautifully designed and individually characterised bedrooms available the night before and night of your wedding
250 acres of private parkland surrounding the house – ample photo opportunities
An in house chef to cook your 3 course wedding breakfast from a varied and extensive menu. (Evening suppers also available)
An experienced team of staff providing exceptional service
Directions by car:
Carlton Towers is situated 14 miles south of York, 6 miles south of Selby in the village of Carlton on the A1041. In close proximity to the M1, M18, M62 intersection.
Directions by public transport:
We are in between Robin Hood, East Midlands and Leeds Airports. Nearest Train Stations are Selby and Doncaster.