LAST UPDATED: 22 July 2014 at 4:13pm

Set among beautiful landscaped gardens, Amberley's working portcullis and 60-foot high curtained wall make for the ultimate backdrop.

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The Great Room - think open fireplace, tapestries and coats of armour - is made for your reception. And for your first night try the 'Chichester', with its generous four-poster bed and whirlpool bath.

Ceremony capacity: 56; Plate cost per head: £62; www.amberleycastle.co.uk

LAST UPDATED:  8 June 2012 at 4:50pm

For guests, heading up the driveway to the venue sets the tone for the day. So Amberley Castle (Holly Willoughby's choice for her nuptials) - a proper castle with drawbridge entrance, turrets galore and even resident doves - will blow them away. Inside, it's all hidden passages and cosy corners.

There's even a romantic tree house which is available for ceremonies.

Ceremony capacity: 40; Food cost per head: £65; House wine: £30; Corkage: £0; Marquee available; Countryside setting

Amberley Castle; 01798 831992; www.amberleycastle.co.uk

LAST UPDATED: 15 April 2011 at 1:30pm

For guests, heading up the driveway to the venue sets the tone for the day. Amberley Castle, with its drawbridge, turrets and doves, will blow them away. Inside, it's all hidden passages and cosy corners.

Guest list Up to 150 in a marquee, 56 in the castle The bill Hire from £1,500 for 40 guests in the Great Room Licence? Yes Contact 01798 831992; amberleycastle.co.uk.