Weddings @ The RKA


The Royal Kings Arms Hotel was originally built in 1625 and later rebuilt in 1879, the hotel was immortalized by Charles Dickens in his tale “The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentice’s”. The hotel has also accommodated some illustrious character’s, such as Queen Adelaide of Save-Meiningen, King Edward VII and Prince Louis Napoleon.

The hotel has kept its Royal charm and is able to host your special wedding surrounded by your loved ones, a beautiful way to start married life.

The hire fee includes everything you need – and everything you could want – to host the perfect chic city centre wedding. The magnificent ballroom with a bar, our refurbished hotel, redecorated and reborn with 50 beautiful bedrooms for your guests to enjoy too, the Royal Kings Arms Hotel Lancaster really does have it all.

80 seated wedding guests

Up to 120 evening guests

50 bedrooms

Licenced for Civil Ceremonies

We are currently revamping our wedding packages for 2024 and 2025 to include more choice and a twilight offer.  

More details will be on this page from June 2023.

Our next Showcase is coming! Sunday 15th October 2023 11am – 2pm – Reserve your space here.


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