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An elegant 17th century ducal mansion built on the Castle Rock high above the city, by the Duke of Newcastle. It is surrounded by a beautiful Victorian park and provides spectacular views across the city and surrounding landscape.

The distinctive rooms available at Nottingham Castle can be used for a wide range of special events and functions such as:

Wedding Receptions & Photographs, Special Occasion Parties, Corporate Entertaining, Seminar & Training Facilities, Social Events, Product & Press Launches

Castle - North Hall Staircase Bride 5Nottingham Castle is a beautiful place to hold your wedding celebrations, whether it be a full ceremony and grand reception or drinks and canapes in the bandstand.  We offer some of the most unique settings for your special day.

More information about having your Wedding, Civil Ceremony or wedding reception at Nottingham Castle.

Castle - Cafe Table set upWe offer a wide range of spaces for every special occasion.  From Children’s Birthday Parties to Product launches, Nottingham Castle is a truly inspiration venue.

For more information about holding your special occasion at Nottingham Castle.

Castle - Nemi Class Room Setup 6webIf you are looking for a unique venue for a meeting, team building day or a training course, Nottingham Castle can cater for your needs.  We have a range of packages available.


Find out more information about hiring Nottingham Castle for your corporate events.

Christopher Nolan - Wollaton HallIf you are interested in using Nottingham Castle as a location for a photography shoot, television program or film location please get in touch with us with your requirements.


Find out about using Nottingham Castle as a location for film, photography and TV.

Our Rooms

Nottingham Castle Long GalleryThe Long Gallery

Entertain your guests in the elegant Victorian gallery lined with imposing Old Masters from the museums collection. The room is impressively spacious making it a popular venue for formal receptions, conferences and dinners. Size:42.7m x 7.7m. Capacity: Standing 200, Seated 150. Available evening only


The Café at the Castle

Nottingham Castle CafeSituated on the ground floor, the café is available for evening hire. This versatile and contemporary space is suitable for a range of functions from canapé receptions to dinners and parties. With access to the terrace and panoramic views of the city, the café offers the perfect venue for informal gatherings. Size: 9.5m x 6.1m. Capacity: Standing 100, Seated 80

Nemi Room

The Nemi Room is a unique setting for a  variety of events due to its impressive views over the city. It is a versatile, light and airy room that can be used for a wide range of uses from training seminars to children’s birthday parties. Size: 8.2m x 7.0m. Capacity: Standing 40, Seated 24

Bottle of wine on the tables at Nottingham Castle


 Marquees in the grounds

Have a unique wedding reception with a marquee on the Castle Green at Nottingham Castle. Capacity: From 100 – 1000


For more information call 0115 8761400 or email nottingham.castle@nottinghamcity.gov.uk for details.




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