Colchester Castle

England, CO1 1TJ, United Kingdom


3 Reviews


Colchester Castle Essex Corporate Functions & Events

The historic Colchester Castle sets the scene for impressive corporate events and conferences in the heart of Colchester. Built under orders from William the Conqueror in around 1076, this majestic venue is surrounded by parkland, making it a unique and inspiring space for any kind of corporate event in Essex. 

Experience unforgettable moments against this awe-inspiring backdrop, with activities tailored for your special occasion and team-building events available if requested. Steeped in rich history, Colchester Castle makes for one of the most spectacular settings for every type of celebration.

Colchester Castle Corporate Function & Event Highlights:

  • Steeped in history, dating all the way back to the 11th century
  • Multiple event spaces to choose from 
  • In-house catering available
  • Free parking on-site and public transport nearby
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standing Up to 150 Standing
dining Up to 70 Dining


Accommodation Onsite
Rooms Available N/A
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces 40

Spaces At This Venue


Nearby attractions:

  • Highwoods Country Park
  • Cudmore Grove Country Park
  • Markshall Estate

Nearby hotels:

  • Talbooth House & Spa
  • North Hill Hotel
  • Premier Inn Colchester (A12) hotel

Venue Testimonials

Absolutely incredible! My daughter just had her wedding in the secret chapel, right on top of the castle. Wonderful setting and has wonderful staff!

Lloyd Y

Went here for a wedding reception. It was great to be able to walk around the exhibits during the celebration. The staff are very friendly and helpful.

Dean L

Went to a wedding in the Secret Chapel at Colchester Castle. Beautiful location for it. Definitely recommend.

Rob B

Frequently Asked Questions

For an intimate ceremony, The Secret Chapel can hold up to 38 guests.

If you have more guests, The Chapel can hold up to 80 people for a wedding ceremony.

The Charles Gray Room can be used for both a wedding ceremony and a reception with dining. It can hold 80 guests for the ceremony, 80 for the wedding breakfast and up to 150 for the evening reception.

Yes! Colchester Castle hosts a wide range of corporate events in Essex, from lectures to conferences and more.

Colchester Castle is next to a number of wonderful hotels for wedding and event guests. Here are just a few:  

  • Premier Inn Colchester Town Centre
  • The George Hotel
  • Greyfriars Hotel and Restaurant

Yes, plenty of free parking is available on-site.

Colchester Castle provides an in-house catering service with plenty of delicious options.

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