Private Hire

Castle Hill offers a unique and idyllic location for a multitude of events from a small boardroom meeting, conference, gala dinner or team building event to a private party, anniversary dinner or family celebration. We have the perfect choice of indoor and outdoor settings (including marquees and tipis) to suit your needs and can accommodate numbers from 10 to 1,000+. We take great pride in the flexibility and exclusivity that our team and venues can offer. 




Holwell Temple - Perfect for Corporate Events

A unique setting to host a corporate day or party. Nestled in secluded woodland, impress your staff or guests with a truly unique location and incredible views. There have been corporate parties in the temple with a marquee for dinner, music, dancing and even a spot of archery! Contact us with your requirements and we will provide you with a bespoke package tailored to your needs.

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West Wing & West Lawn - Ideal for parties

This room has been hired to host many a party or corporate event over the years, with its generous capacity allowing for 130 seated. With this room comes the addition of the West Lawn with magnificent views of the gardens and across the valley to the Triumphal Arch. On warm days it’s a perfect spot for canapes and drinks, outdoor games or even classical live music playing on the lawn. The room includes use of a kitchen and pantry, tables and chairs. Contact us with your requirements and we will provide you with a bespoke package tailored to your needs.

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Red Room - Perfect for Corporate Events

A venue more suited to a smaller guest list, this historic and elegant room is located in the Palladian house. It is often used for presentations or lunches for 20 guests seated around the dining table. Please enquire for a bespoke quote for your event.

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The Gardens - Hire our Outdoor Space

Our beautiful gardens and grounds are also available for hire, Discover 50 acres of enchanting gardens and woodland set against the beautiful 18th century Palladian house. We have a vast array of versatile outdoor spaces perfect for charity, corporate and private events or filming.

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Quote “I would like to say a huge thank you for organising the SLT away day on Friday at Castle Hill. The sun eventually came out just before 6 o’clock and we were able to enjoy the wonderful location.”

West Buckland – Away Day

Quote Thank you very much to everyone who looked after us so well on Saturday making things flow very smoothly. We all thoroughly enjoyed our time at Castle Hill both for the formal parts of the day in the West Wing and also walking round the beautiful gardens. Once again, thank you for your help in making the AGM go so smoothly.

Chris Pool -Chairman European Boxwood and Topiary Society (EBTS UK)

Quote From our perspective yesterday was a great success, everyone remarked on the fantastic "big breakfast" at Calvert, the wonderful cream teas and the picturesque gardens. Of course the wonderful organisation at both ends just gave it all the added sparkle (thank you Kylie and Crystal)!

Tim Hatcher – Calvert Trust

Quote Many thanks for your help in arranging a birthday surprise for my wife. It was most appreciated. Looking forward to our next visit to the castle and estate.

Alan Traynor

Quote Crystal, on behalf of North Devon Ramblers thank you so very much for facilitating our wonderful day!

Maureen Bennett - North Devon Ramblers


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