Christmas at the Castle offers exclusive use of our unique venue, first-class entertainment and a selection of catering options to suit all budgets.

For full details please download our information pack.

To book your Christmas party with us:

  1. Choose an entertainment option
  2. Choose a catering option
  3. Give us a call or drop us an email to make your booking


Choose your entertainment package


Groups between 10 – 13 people: £27.00pp
Groups between 14 – 18 people: £25.50pp

Can you outsmart our prison warden? Put your skills to the test in this fun and interactive escape room experience. Just make sure you escape in time for Christmas!

Murder Mystery

£37.50pp (maximum 50 people, approx 2 hours).

Can you and your guests solve a murder? Wander the corridors of our Georgian prison and peer into the cells to meet our inmates. Some will tell you lies and others the truth, it’s up to you to decipher which is which. Put on your detective hats for a special evening of guesswork.

Historical Guided Tour

£15.00pp (maximum 100 people), 1 hour.

Discover the 1,000 history of the castle with a costumed tour guide. Climb the Saxon St George’s Tower, descend underground into the 900-year-old crypt and explore the austere confines of the 18th-century Debtors’ Tower and Prison D-Wing.

Choose your catering package

Gypsy Boswell

Our standard package, £24.50pp

  • A glass of sparkling wine on arrival
  • Christmas canapés
  • 3 glasses of wine or beer

Isaac Darkin

Our premium package, £28.50pp.

  • A glass of sparkling wine on arrival
  • Christmas finger buffet
  • 3 glasses of wine or beer

Complimentary fruit juice and water will be provided for both packages. Additional drinks can be ordered upon request. Please inform us of any dietary requirements at the time of booking.

Why not add…

A Superstar DJ
£250 for 2 hours

Includes LED and laser lights and music tailored to your event.


For more information or to book your Christmas at the Castle package, contact us on:


Due to social distancing measures, we will ask you to provide a risk assessment of how you plan to keep your party socially distanced whilst in our venue.

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