Heritage Weddings Lincolnshire

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Proposal Packages

Full Wedding Packages

Retrace the steps of Kings and create a magical wedding to remember at Lincoln Castle, steeped in medieval history and striking surroundings, perfect for your special day.

Our backdrop of ancient walls and stunning grounds at Lincoln Castle offers a lavish and magnificent experience from the moment your guests step through the castle gates.

The Medieval Wall Walk will ive your photographer the opportunity to capture breath-taking views across the city.

The Victorian Prison is a unique venue to wow your guests.

Our dedicated team will make coordinating your wedding seamless, with their in depth knowledge of the site, extensive list of contacts, passion and creative flair.

From February 2017, we will be able to host both wedding receptions and ceremonies at Lincoln Castle. Our wedding ceremonies can be conducted in three of our stunning rooms situated in the Victorian Prison, these are:

Ground floor of the Male Prison
Middle floor Female Prison
Head Warden's room

Our current wedding prices are as follows:

Hire our site Price
Hire for Ceremony – Head Warden's Room (Available any time of the day and can seat up to 30 guests) £1500
Hire for Ceremony – Female Prison (Available any time of the day and can seat up to 60 guests)  £1750 
Hire for Ceremony –Male Prison (After 4:30pm only – set up will be conducted at 4pm and can seat up to 100 guests) £2500 

Hire of the Castle for Receptions

(Allowing exclusivity after 5pm)



Your perfect proposal in the grounds of a Castle

There is no more important question than asking for your loved one's hand in marriage, and here at Lincoln Castle we are proud to make your proposal truly unforgettable with our exclusive packages set against a fairy-tale backdrop rich in history and culture. 


Private Tour Package

Nothing compares to the exquisite views of the Lincoln skyline as seen upon our famous Castle walls. What better way to set the tone for the magical occasion than with a personalised tour with our expert guides, leading you around the site until that pinnacle moment.

Our tours last approximately 60 minutes and will cost £25 per person. Bespoke routes and proposal locations can be discussed in advance.


Private Tour with Extras

Embellish your private tour of the grounds with some extra special touches to help you celebrate in style, from a bottle of bubbly to toast the special occasion to a bouquet of their favourite blooms as a take home memento.

Special Extras (Small Bouquet and Bottle of Prosecco) £110

Deluxe Extras (Large Bouquet and Bottle of Champagne) £150


Bespoke Packages

We understand that every proposal is different, therefore our passionate hospitality team would be delighted in helping you tailor make the perfect package. Please contact us on 01522 554559 or heritageweddings@lincolnshire.gov.uk to arrange a meeting.


Additional Information

Advanced booking is essential for all packages, please allow up to 2 weeks.
All advertised costs include VAT. Full payment is required upfront at time of booking.
Due to scheduled events and adverse weather conditions, the Castle (or elements of it) may not be available on certain days.
Please make us aware of any mobility issues in advance in order for us to make the relevant accommodations (full disability access is available for the majority of the Castle's sites).


Wedding Photos

Make your wedding day picture perfect with Lincoln Castle's exclusive photo packages, welcoming the bride and groom to create lifelong keepsakes against the most striking of backdrops.

Our fixed photo packages are available for the happy couple at a cost of £60, and £100 for the full wedding party.

Each includes:

Photos on the North and South lawn in front of the Bath House
Photos at either / both entrances of Lincoln Castle
Free return ticket for the happy couple
Photos in front of the court building*

Please note, photographs will not be allowed in the Prison, on the Walls or the Magna Carta.

*Due to fire regulations, photos taken in front of the building must be no closer than 5 meters to the double wooden doors.

Lincoln Castle is also able to provide

  • Tables and Chairs
  • Guided Tour for guests
  • Prison Actors
  • Photo on wall walk, prison and grounds
  • Table cloths, napkins and sashes
  • Stand for Seating Plan
  • Dedicated team to deliver your perfect day.
  • Talented chefs to draw up your perfect wedding breakfast and canapes
  • Bar facilities
  • Bespoke three course meal
  • Bespoke evening buffet
  • Welcome Canapes and Drinks
  • Drinks package (welcome drinks, wine of the table, water on the tables and a toast drink)

We ensure that all our packages are tailored to the happy couple.

For more details or to view Lincoln Castle, please contact Charlotte Powell, Hospitality and Group Events Officer on 01522 554559 or heritageweddings@lincolnshire.gov.uk to arrange a meeting.