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Your guests will be spellbound at this 700-year-old castle, which starred as Hogwarts in the first two Harry Potter films.

THE BEST FAIRYTALE WEDDING VENUES

Choose between the Guest Hall for a medieval feast or the partly ruined Hulne Abbey in the neighbouring Hulne Park. For an even more fantastical ceremony, check out the castle's gardens (www.alnwickgarden.com) next door where you can exchange vows in a fairylight-laced treehouse.

Ceremony capacity: 500; Plate cost per head: £79; www.alnwickcastle.com

LAST UPDATED: 10 June 2013 at 4:40pm

You'll enjoy a magical wedding at Alnwick Castle - perhaps better known as Hogwarts from the Harry Potter films.

Conjure up your perfect day in one of several distinctive spaces, from the Guest Hall with views of the castle courtyard to the partly ruined Hulne Abbey, with rooms for ceremonies and an atmospheric location for a marquee.

For something more whimsical than wizardly, check out the castle's gardens (alnwickgarden.com) next door, with a range of options, from the modern pavilion to the fairytale treehouse.

Ceremony capacity: 180; Packages per person: £50; Corkage: £10

Alnwick Castle;01665 511080; www.alnwickcastle.com

LAST UPDATED: 25 July 2012 at 5:40pm

You might know this gloriously medieval castle as Hogwarts in the Harry Potter films, but you can't beat Alnwick for a magical wedding venue. Conjure up your perfect day in one of several atmospheric spaces, from the Guest Hall with views of the castle courtyard to the romantic Hulne Abbey in neighbouring Hulne Park. One of the earliest Carmelite monasteries, the Abbey offers ornate rooms and makes a tranquil hideaway for a marquee feast. The place is sure to cast its spell on you.

GUEST LIST 200 THE BILL Castle room hire from £2,000; Hulne Abbey room hire from £7,000; bespoke menu packages LICENCE? Yes CONTACT 01665 510777; alnwickcastle.com.