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Your Dream Wedding at the Château Bayard

Looking for your wedding venue? The perfect place for the big day? The Château Bayard is an exceptional place to get married in Belgium. Surrounded by a park with century-old trees and a lovely pound, this 18th century medieval castle is located in the heart of nature, just outside Walloon Brabant. With its refined country atmosphere, the Château Bayard is the ideal place to celebrate your wedding or any other private event and spend an unforgettable day.

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The perfect venue for your wedding in Belgium

Since your childhood you have dreamed of making your wedding day a beautiful fairy tale. Organising THE perfect party. Why not rent a castle? After reflecting on the theme of your wedding – bohemian, rural, classic, glamourous, romantic or elegant – you will have to find the right venue to make your dream come true. A wedding venue that will catch your eye and will perfectly suit your chosen wedding style.

What if you organised your wedding in a castle, in Belgium?

The Château Bayard, an elegant and classic family castle, nestled at the heart of a park, is the ideal place to celebrate weddings. Our team offers the bride and groom, their families and their guests a warm and personalised welcome, “just like at home”.

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The Castle

Majestic, the Château Bayard is a haven of greenery. A residence of character combining charm and elegance, the Château – located between Brussels and Namur – is the perfect venue to celebrate your dream wedding. Live an unforgettable moment as host throughout your event. An exceptional setting, an orangery, a large porch, a lake and two romantic boats to suit your wishes… Your guests will be well received and will not know which way to look.

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The Orangery

The orangery of the castle is the ideal reception hall for your wedding. With its refined country look, the orangery of the Château Bayard is bright and seduces nature lovers with its breathtaking view on the shores of the pond. The capacity of the orangery is 400 people for cocktails and 220 guests at the table (for banquets). An idyllic hall for your wedding.

The Other Rooms of the Castle

In addition to its Orangery, its stunning English-style gardens and its enchanting setting, the Château Bayard offers other wonderful surprises. Discover our various themed reception halls: the Great Living Room with its open fire, the Four Seasons Living Room, the Great Hall, the Arts Living Room and the Living Room of the Countess of Namur at are your disposal on your wedding day. The Living Room of the Countess of Namur, on the 1st floor, is open from 9 a.m. to enable the bride to get ready for the event.

Between Namur and Brussels

Are you looking for a castle to rent for your wedding in Belgium or for your private events? The Château Bayard is situated in Wallonia, in Éghezée, at the frontier with Walloon Brabant. Ideally located, the castle is easily accessed:

  • 25 minutes from Carrefour Léonard (Brussels)
  • 10 minutes from Namur
  • 1,6 km from the exit 12, E411 direction « Eghezée »
  • At the crossroads of the E411 Bruxelles/Namur and the E42 Mons/Liège (Mouscron, Tournai, La Louvière, Andenne, Huy, Liège)


Rue du Château Bayard 4,
(Route de la Bruyère - GPS)
5310 Éghezée - Belgium



The Chateau Bayard opens its doors for the prices listed below. The prices include the heating, the electricity and the cleaning.

From May to September (2022)

Price all taxes included

Saturdays and holiday eves

3 700 €


2 450 €

From sundays to thursdays

2 200 €


1 100 €

On Saturdays from April to October, the Château is necessarily rented with the Orangery.


The rest of the year (2022)

Price all taxes included

Saturdays and holiday eves

3 200 €


2 200 €

From Sundays to Thursdays

2 200 €


1 100 €

On Saturdays from April to October, the Château is necessarily rented with the Orangery.


Catering partners

For your wedding meal you wish to delight your guests’ taste buds. We offer you to choose between our 11 partner caterers. Select the wedding catering according to your wishes and budget.

Our catering service providers all come from a short chain

and work with fresh, seasonal products.

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What are the facilities available in the bedrooms of the Château Bayard?

Experience an unforgettable overnight stay in one of the luxurious suites that transport you back to the 18th century. In addition to the quietness of the location, the view of the park and the pond and the refinement and luxury of the interior design of the rooms will satisfy even the most demanding guests.

Room equipment: Wi-Fi connection, bright atmosphere, iron and iron board, hair dryer, luxurious bathroom. All rooms are equipped with tea, coffee, still and sparkling water, small Belgian and seasonal chocolates and biscuits, extra pillows, towels and a wardrobe with hangers. Possibility to add a bed for a child up to 12 years old (25 euros/bed)

Bedding characteristics: 2 “KING size” beds 1.80m wide and 3 “standard” beds 1.60 wide; Duvets and pillows in goose down.

Who has access to the rooms?

The rooms sleep two adults. Some rooms offer the possibility to add a bed for a child under 12 years old.

Access to the rooms is reserved exclusively for the people staying there.

What are the arrival and departure times at the Château Bayard?

You can check in as early as 4 p.m. The keys are handed over the next day at 11 a.m. Within our abilities, we will make this time slot more flexible on request.

How to book a bedroom?

We do not have a credit card reader in the castle.

To make a reservation, simply send an e-mail to the address with your name, telephone number, the date of the night and the desired time of CHECK IN and CHECH OUT.

Does the Château Bayard have a restaurant on site?

No, the Château Bayard does not have a restaurant on site. We recommend restaurants close to the castle for those who wish to do so.

The Château Bayard offers breakfast or brunches (from 10 people).

What are the nearby places? Cultural visits and attractions close to the Château Bayard?

Gastronomic restaurants :

  • L’air du Temps : 2 Michelin stars
  • La Frairie in Perwez
  • Le Chat Gourmant in Gembloux
  • Hors champs in Gembloux


  • Foot reflexology Anne Gillain in Aische en Refail
  • L’empreinte de soi : health and well-being in St Germain


  • Jardin d’Annevoie
  • Abbey of Villers la Ville
  • Cinéscope of Louvain-la-Neuve
  • Aula Magna : Contemporary Art Gallery (exit 11)
  • Félicien Rops Museum in Namur
  • Hergé Museum in Louvain-la-Neuve
  • The citadel of Namur
  • The theatre of Namur
  • The Jean Villar Theatre in Louvain-la-Neuve
  • The Château de Petit-Leez
  • St Médard Church in Jodoigne
  • The Casino of Namur
  • The Bertinchamps Brewery
  • Foie gras « Upignac »
  • The citadel of Dinant

Sports stay :

  • Viso rando : hiking in the countryside of Eghezée
  • Cycling on the Ravel from Eghezée
  • Tennis club in Gembloux
  • Climbing on the rock of Frey
  • Climbing the Rocher du Néviau in Dave
  • « Entre ciel et Terre » : climbing room in Louvain-la Neuve
  • Golf of the Château de la Bawette in Wavre
  • Golf of Louvain-la -Neuve
  • Golf of Bercuit in Grez-Doiceau
  • « Aventure Parc » in Wavre
  • European microlight in Liernu
  • Aerodrome of Temploux
  • Royal Bowl-Bowling à Louvain-la-Neuve
  • Fairground arts festival in May in Namur
  • Burdinale Mehaigne Natural Parc

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