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At a Glance

Sleeps:

  • Up to 23 Guests

Rooms:

  • 12 Bedrooms*, 8 Bathrooms + 3 WCs

Facilities:

  • Lift
  • Great Hall
  • Gothic Drawing Room
  • Billiards Room
  • Octagon Room
  • TV
  • Open Fires
  • Many Estate Activities**

Venue:

  • Licensed for Civil Ceremonies
  • Stunning Views
  • Acers of Gardens
  • Lake
  • High Wire across Lake**

Catering:

  • Fully catered

Travel & Accessibility:

  • Ledbury, Herefordshire, Central England

* 1 bedroom is on the ground floor and extra z-beds can be provided

** Additional costs

Dining room

Dining room

State bathroom

State bathroom

Ladywell Castle

A medieval experience

Balanced on the picturesque Herefordshire hills, this magnificent Medieval-style castle is nestled between the Cotswolds and Welsh Marches and was built as a dream property for hosting parties - A dream that remains until today. Usually only open to the public on select days during the summer, the castle is the perfect venue for exclusive private hire for weddings, corporate and private events and parties as well as family getaways 

The fairy-tale entrance that greets guests upon arrival, following the drive through classical parkland, is simply the beginning of a truly magical experience at Ladywell Castle. Guests can walk through acres of gardens – a tourist attraction in its own right - picnic by the private lake or get lost in the Knight’s maze.

A treasured stay

Indoors, guests can easily spend hours admiring the vast collection of art treasure and medieval armour and the opulent gold-columned Pugin Room, designed by the man famous for the interiors of the Houses of Parliament. Fans of William Morris will be able to immerse themselves in rare interiors that reflect this era’s love of decoration by skilled artisans – a statement against the readymade culture that surrounds us even more today than when the castle was built.

Ladywell Castle also boasts many bedrooms which are large enough to be suites, a very large wine cellar and a knowledgeable staff - including a chef - who exudes professionalism and can advise and assist guests throughout their stay; all that guests would need to do is simply choose how they would like to spend their days.

From wine tasting to highwire-gliding

This outstanding property also features an endless array of activities and facilities, including a Landrover specialist adventure centre on site, estate shoots, estate fishing and a daredevil highwire - glide from the tallest tower to the other side of the lake in a few exhilarating seconds. Quieter days may include spa treatments, painting or wine tasting. Contact us for more details and be inspired by the options available. With so much on offer, it is easy to see why the Ladywell Castle has already hosted many major corporate events and is a highly popular venue for weddings and celebrations. 

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General information

Accommodation

  • Sleeps up to 23 guests
  • 12 bedrooms
  • 8 Bath / Shower rooms

Venue

  • Lift
  • Great Hall
  • Gothic Drawing Room
  • Billiards Room
  • Octagon Room
  • Licensed for Civil Ceremonies
  • Stunning Views
  • Acers of Gardens
  • Lake

Catering

  • Fully Catered

Things to Do

Facilities On Site

  • TV
  • Open Fires
  • High Wire across Lake
  • Many Estate Activities

Bookable Activities

  • Clay shooting
  • Laser clays
  • Archery
  • Murder Mystery evenings
  • Spa treatments
  • For more information see our Activities & Events page

 

Booking Information

Booking Deposit

  • Deposit paid to the castle
  • Balance due 8 weeks prior to arrival

Security Deposit

  • £1,000 refundable

Arrival & Departure

  • Times are usually arrival 4pm & departure 10am

Restrictions

  • Sorry no stag or hen groups

New Years Eve Package 2016:

£4780.00+vat and include the following for 10 guests:

Exclusive use of the castle from 10am on NYE to 10am NY day.

Tea coffee and biscuits on arrival

Two course buffet lunch

Three course evening meal

Overnight accommodation for 10 guests (5 bedrooms) 

English Breakfast the following morning

Additional guests can be booked for £310 +vat pp

 


Exclusive Use Rates 2015

Day Hire from 9am to 5pm £2,700 + vat

Evening Hire from 6pm to midnight £2,700 + vat

Day & Evening Hire £4,500 + vat

 

Included:

• Exclusive hire of the castle for up to 150 guests

• Use of projector & screen, flip charts, tables and chairs

 

Extras:

• Lunch menus from £13 + vat per person

• Three or four course dinner menus from £47.75 + vat per person

• Entertainment & activities at an additional cost

• 12 guest bedrooms available for overnight accommodation

• Bed & Breakfast £290 + vat per person

(Available only with evening hire and minimum 10 guests)

 

Weddings:

Please enquire for our wedding tariff and options

 

Smaller parties the following packages are available:

Dinner, Bed & Breakfast £3,300 + vat

(price based on a minimum of 10 guests)

 

Included:

• Exclusive hire of the castle from 6pm to 10am

• Glass of sparkling wine on arrival

• Three-course dinner in the State Dining Room

• Overnight accommodation – 12 bedrooms available

(price based on up to 10 guests staying overnight in the castle)

• Full English breakfast

 

Additional guests for dinner only £47.75 + vat per person

Additional guests for dinner and overnight stay £250 + vat per person

 

24-hour Rate £4,400 + vat

(price based on a minimum of 10 guests)

 

Included:

• Exclusive hire of the Castle for a day and overnight stay

• Tea, coffee, water and homemade biscuits

• Two-course buffet lunch

• Glass of sparkling wine served pre-dinner

• Three-course dinner in the State Dining Room

• Overnight accommodation – 12 bedrooms available

(price based on up to 10 guests staying overnight in the castle)

• Full English breakfast

Additional guests for lunch & dinner only £75 + vat per person

Additional guests for lunch & dinner and overnight stay £290 + vat per person

All prices are exclusive of VAT and will be charged at the rate which is current at the time your event takes place. Cost of wine and bar drinks charged in addition and based on consumption.

Please note an additional charge may apply for Saturday bookings during May – September.