Weddings and Celebrations

Here at the Royal Kings Arms we understand that your wedding day should be one of the best of your life and we will work tirelessly to give you the day you have been dreaming about. Our magnificent historic hotel with its high ceilings and sweeping staircase, its location close to Lancaster Castle, its elegant interior design, wonderful food and friendly staff mean that ours is the perfect venue for your special day. Whether the Ballroom with its balcony and stunning chandelier is your dream venue, or you prefer the understated charm of the Library, we will be delighted to show you round. During your visit our wedding planner will sit down and discuss the finest details of your day and will help you plan your special menu, making sure that they understand exactly what you want and when you would like it. On the day itself, our experienced staff will be on hand to greet you and your guests and guide you through each stage of the day so that all you need to do is enjoy yourselves. The Ballroom can hold up to 80 guests for a wedding breakfast and up to 100 for an evening party with buffet. If you are looking for a more intimate celebration, the Library is ideal for up to 40 guests enjoying a formal meal or relaxed buffet. Last but not least, as a thank you for sharing your special day with us, the Bridal Suite is included with our compliments.

Wedding Packages at The Royal Kings Arms Hotel, Lancaster

Wedding Packages

Let us take some of the weight off 


Your wedding day is one of the most important and memorable days of your life.  We understand that it is so important everything is perfect on your day. When you get married at The Royal Kings Arms Hotel you will be married in one of the best wedding venues in the North West.  Let our wedding coordinator take care of the formalities for you so you can enjoy the amazing experience of your wedding day.

Brides Getting Ready


Start the day in the Dickens Suite.  It is the perfect room to prepare for your big day.  Our Dicken’s suite is truly exquisite, with a striking four poster bed and spacious dressing area.  There’s plenty of room for you and your bridal party to begin preparations for the big day

Your Dream Location


This luxurious Grade 2 Listed Building is one of the North West’s most sought-after venues and is the perfect place for your special day.  We can cater for intimate gatherings with your closest loved ones in our Library.  Or we can cater for more grand affairs for all of your family and friends, covering a range of ceremonies in our Ballroom.  At almost four centuries old, this impeccably restored building comes with charm and character making it a truly unique venue for your wedding.

Civil Ceremonies

Couples can exchange vows at The Royal Kings Arms Hotel, as well as celebrating their special day within the most romantic settings.

The Royal Kings Arms has a license to hold ceremonies in the Library Room which enjoys spectacular views of Lancaster Castle. The Library Room is licensed for up to 40 Guests– this number must include bride, groom and any attendants.

You can co-ordinate your own personal music for your entrance, signing and exit. Alternatively you may wish to arrange live musicians, such as a string quartet or harpist.

The fee for a Civil Ceremonies is £350.00

Full details on legal requirements for the happy couple to be can be obtained from our local registry office.

Tel: 0300 123 6705


We welcome any enquiries you might have, so please do not hesitate to fill out the contact form below, or call us on 01524 32451.

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