It's not just the towers and ramparts that are impressive here - the four-poster in the Tower Suite is reputedly the widest one in England.

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Inside, this Tudor castle looks exactly as you'd picture - all heavy oak doors, suits of armour, ornately carved ceilings and heavy tapestries. There's a banqueting hall that's ideal for your feast where you'll enjoy locally sourced ingredients including wine from the hotel's 500-year-old vineyard.

Ceremony capacity: 70; Plate cost per head: £79; www.thornburycastle.co.uk