Awards & Testimonials

We are delighted to announce that Clearwell Castle has won an award at Hitched Wedding Awards 2024 in the Castle Wedding Venue Category – this was awarded was thanks to all the amazing reviews & testimonials that our couples gave us in 2023!

The Castle was also voted ‘Best Castle Wedding Venue’ at the British Wedding Awards 2020! This is an incredible achievement after being shortlisted this category at both Hitched’s UK Wedding Awards 2019 AND the British Wedding Awards 2019!  We were voted ‘Best UK Wedding Venue’ in the British Wedding Awards 2018 by our couples & readers of Wedding Ideas Magazine for the third year running – fingers crossed we can make four in a row!

We were finalists for the same awards in 2015. In addition, we were shortlisted as ‘Best Castle Wedding Venue’ at the UK Wedding Awards 2017, were regional winners at the English Wedding awards 2016, and were overall winners of the Wedding Ideas Awards in 2012 and 2010.

3rd January 2024
Bride & Groom – Bethany & Adam

The standard of our wedding was everything we could have ever hoped for!

We just wish we could do it all again, and we are already super excited to return for our Anniversary next year!

The Castle has so much character and beautifully maintained. The staff were just brilliant and nothing was too much trouble.

Thank you to all the staff at the Castle!


15th December 2023
Bride & Groom – Mr & Mrs Bubb

Clearwell Castle looked incredible, the staff were amazing and the day ran so smoothly!

Hannah, our Personal Wedding Manager and the team did everything to make our wedding day literally perfect.

Thank you to everyone, once again.

24th November 2023
Bride & Groom – Sarah & Steven

We had the most amazing wedding day at Clearwell Castle.

The whole day ran so smoothly and all our guests absolutely loved the venue. The food was amazing and our guests loved the fish and chip buffet in the evening!

The whole progress of planning the wedding was so straight forward and Phedera, our Personal Wedding Manager was a great.

17th November 2023
Bride & Groom – Hannah & Daniel

We loved the historical charm of Clearwell Castle, perfect for our wedding day!

The fireplace made a warm and inviting welcome for our guests. Outside we found some excellent spots for photos.

Hannah, our Personal Wedding Manager and her team definitely deserves recognition for their hard work.

The wedding breakfast food was excellent, our guests were very happy and so were we with the standard and quality of the food.

Lots of good choices for beers, cider, wine and spirits.

Thank you, everyone!

6th November 2023
Bride & Groom – Claire & Tom

Clearwell Castle is beautiful inside and the grounds are immaculate.

We received so many positive comments about the food and the portions were generous.

Hannah, Charlotte, and Ann have been brilliant from the moment we booked our date to our actual wedding day!

A big shout out and thanks to Ashley from The Wyndham who looked after us the night before our special day.


29th September 2023
Bride & Groom – Natalie & Stephen

We had the perfect wedding at Clearwell Castle, their team were superb in providing planning assistance from the point of our booking, guidance on all aspects of our wedding choices from registrars and suppliers, and coordination on the day of the wedding to make sure it flowed seamlessly.

t was a beautiful day, and we could not be happier with our choice of Wedding location.

23rd September 2023
Bride & Groom – Julie & Darren

We just wanted to say a huge thank you to Simon and all the team for all the work you did for us before, during and after our big day. We could not have asked for anything more.

It was amazing, the venue was amazing, the weather, could not fault any of it.

Thank you.

9th September 2023
Bride & Groom – Rhiannon & Mark

We wanted to take a moment to say a HUGE thank you to Hannah and the amazing, incredible staff who made our day so incredibly special on Saturday. Everything was fabulous.

We have had so many wonderful comments about the food and everybody had a wonderful time.

Thank you so much.



8th September 2023
Bride & Groom – Alix & Tom

We are still very much on cloud 9.

Thank you so much Phaedra, for all your hard work, our wedding day was perfect. Everyone was asking me if it was what I had thought it would be, and it was so much better!

Please extend our appreciation to all the staff working on our wedding day too, they were brilliant, even when the guests were dancing around them.

And to the DJ too, he was fantastic!

Once again, thank you so much for everything, you were brilliant!

14th August 2023
Bride & Groom – Marlene & Gary

Ann, once again, thank you for everything you did to make our wedding day so special. We will cherish the memories forever, and you played an instrumental role in making them as perfect as they were.

Wishing you and the team a continued success and happiness in all your future endeavors.

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