Whitby Castle

Westchester/Hudson Valley

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Description

Whitby Castle is set on 126 acres overlooking the Long Island Sound in Rye, New York. This timeless turn-of-the-century castle boasts breathtaking views of Milton Harbor, a restaurant, and grandiose ballrooms. An impressive structure, Whitby Castle resembles one only found in storybooks! If you’ve dreamt of horse and carriages, lavish gowns, and Prince Charming, this venue is perfect for you. Located on a golf course, Whitby Castle is surrounded by manicured lawns that seem to stretch forever. Have your ceremony in front of the castle surrounded by your adoring guests on the green. Here, a simple arch is all you need when you have the majestic castle as the backdrop to your ceremony. Classic meets contemporary inside, where tastefully appointed ballrooms beckon your celebration. When you host your wedding at Whitby Castle, you are royalty!

Venue Style

Historic/Landmark Building, Mansion, Ballrooms, Outdoor

Services

Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception

Capacity

Max Indoor Ceremony: 150 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 220 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 220 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 220 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 1:00AM.

Rental Fees

There is no rental fee for the reception but there is a minimum guest count required for all events which range from 125 to 150 guests depending on the day. The rental fee for a ceremony is $1,500. The venue allows 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $1,000/hr for 100 guests. Valet parking is required for a fee of $150 for 50 guests. Please inquire with venue wedding coordinator for more details.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Whitby Castle is estimated at between $33,038 and $41,646 for a ceremony & reception for 150 guests.

Catering

Provided

Alcohol

Provided

Amenities Included

Event coordination
Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Dance floor
Tables and chairs provided
Chiavari chairs
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Day of onsite manager
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Valet parking or shuttle service required
Venue must approve all decorations
Wheelchair access limited
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 1:00AM
No rice, birdseed, confetti, glitter etc.
Valet parking is required, minimum 2 attendants required