Weddings & Civil Ceremonies

Weddings & Civil Ceremonies

We have two fully-licensed venues for Weddings and Civil Ceremonies. Each has its own unique character and a range of catering, ceremony and party options. Our dedicated team are more than happy to discuss your needs and choices and are experts at making your special day unforgettable.

Why not browse the gallery for more inspiration?

To check available dates or to make an enquiry please call 01904 687671 or email

The Hospitium

The 14th century Hospitium is a two-storey listed building set within the beautiful Museum Gardens, overlooked by the striking ruins of St Mary’s Abbey.

It can host seated banquets for up to 130 guests, drinks receptions for up to 180 and seated buffets for up to 110 guests.

York Castle Museum

York Castle Museum provides a charming venue for evening ceremonies and receptions.The museum’s recreated Victorian street, Kirkgate, has a warm, nostalgic atmosphere among the authentic shop fronts, packed with historic goods. Kirkgate can host seated banquets for up to 70 guests, with the tables arranged on the main street. Alternatively, we can host buffet receptions for larger numbers.

Practical details

We have useful information on lots of the practical considerations but are also happy to talk through special requests.

Our Venues