At House of Coco we love LOVE, so when we get invites to weddings we bloody LOVE it. When you get to the wedding it’s almost a guarantee that the dress is magical, the flowers enchanting, the fiancée dreamy… but what about the venue? Without question it needs to be a setting worthy of a fairy tale. These four handpicked castles from Elysian Estates make the perfect venues to recreate a storybook beginning to your ‘happily ever after’ as man and wife.
With stunning sea views and sweeping lawns, Pennsylvania Castle commands the coastline. The castle and grounds make a truly romantic setting with a path winding down through the landscaped gardens to an idyllic sheltered beach. The master bedroom is nestled in the round turret and offers a unique and unforgettable honeymoon suite with far-reaching sea views. Pennsylvania is perfect for an enchanting summer wedding as it features a wedding pagoda on one of the lawns and several dining options to accommodate a wedding breakfast for between ten and ninety guests.
This castle delivers luxurious furnishings and magnificent interiors that are worthy of royalty. The extensive collection of fine art and antiques, including Holbein’s original painting of King Henry VIII, provides an ever-present aura of Belvoir’s impressive history. Antique furnishings, gold gilt frescoed ceilings and impressive architecture all contribute to the exquisite and opulent nature of this castle. This castle offers a breath taking setting for a fairy-tale wedding complete with a double staircase opening out into a ballroom tailor made for a dramatic dress reveal moment.
On the shores of Loch Ness, the highland castle is a magical venue that perfectly aligns with the mythical atmosphere of its location. Aldourie is the only habitable castle on the shores of Loch Ness and boasts spectacular views over the iconic lake. The combination of luxurious and opulent furnishings and a quintessentially Scottish atmosphere ensures the highest standards of quality alongside the warmest of welcomes. The iconic location and stunning will enchant your guests and guarantees for an unforgettable and individual wedding.
For a grand yet fun-filled wedding in the English countryside, Eastnor Castle is ideal. The castle is situated in the Malvern Hill, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and offers an abundance of impressive features. An enormous fireplace commissioned to celebrate the ancient lineage of the Somers family together with a dramatic chandelier in the Drawing Room are just some of the castle impressive interiors, which are certain to add a sense of occasion to the big day. The castle also boasts a selection of countryside activities including quad biking, buggy racing, and a zip wire from one of the turrets. With so much to offer, this castle is perfect for an extended celebration.