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We are delighted to say that Clearwell Castle has been nominated again, for Best UK Wedding Venue and we would love to win the trophy for a second year running! This is the most coveted award of the year and the one we want to keep in the Country House Weddings trophy cabinet! The British […] read more

posted on 24th Oct 2016

Your bridesmaids often have a key role to play in helping you to plan for and organise all the key elements of your special day. Organising the hen party, giving you honest feedback on your wedding gown, and attending numerous wedding planning meeting means it’s no easy job being a bridesmaid. Purchasing your bridesmaids some […] read more

posted on 21st Oct 2016

It’s a question as old as time itself – well, the invention of the PA system at least – whether to opt for a DJ or go all out with a big band on your big day. While bands are great for atmosphere, aesthetics and impact; DJs are included with your booking with us, so […] read more

posted on 14th Oct 2016

Snowy landscapes, transparent skies, and holiday spirit; winter can be a wonderful time to hold your wedding. As beautiful as the season is, the weather can be cold and temperamental; so whether you’re the bride, groom, groomsman, bridesmaid, or a guest in the wedding party – you’ll want to make sure you stay chic and […] read more

posted on 7th Oct 2016

Lucy and Graham from East Moseley, chose Clearwell Castle as their perfect Wedding Venue for Saturday 28th May 2016! Travelling from the outskirts of London, the Bride and Groom arrived on the Friday evening the night before their wedding with their individual Parties and stayed in our gorgeous Keepers Cottage and North Lodge. Lucy continued […] read more

posted on 4th Oct 2016

With the ceremony done and dusted, now it’s time to let your hair down and let the celebration begin. There are a variety of themes to choose from when thinking about your wedding reception, but there’s a classic theme that will never go out of fashion and will always appeal to bride, groom and guests […] read more

posted on 30th Sep 2016

The majority of couples choose to tie the knot in either spring or summer, because these seasons would seem to guarantee better weather conditions. For a decade or so, autumn has become increasingly popular; while winter weddings are really the latest chic trend. Couples have recently started to marry in winter. This trend initially started […] read more

posted on 23rd Sep 2016

Crisp golden leaves, clear skies, and calm weather make Autumn a lovely time to hold your wedding. Autumn comes with its own colour palette and unique characteristics and it is always good fun choosing a wedding day wardrobe that reflects the charms of the season. The autumnal bride Autumn gives you a beautiful rustic backdrop […] read more

posted on 16th Sep 2016

The Steampunk theme has, over time, become a style force in its own right. With its splendidly bonkers mix of Victoriana, coupled with an over the top love for Dr Who style mechanics, it is something that, for a wedding theme, is strangely eye catching. Ideas have come thick and fast in recent years, with […] read more

posted on 9th Sep 2016

The beautiful Gemma and Chris got married at Clearwell Castle on Saturday 2nd July 2016! Gemma was staying in Bridal Cottage the night before with her nearest and dearest, whilst Chris and his Groomsmen arrived at the Castle on the morning to meet and greet guests! The morning started very overcast but later brightened up […] read more

posted on 2nd Sep 2016

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