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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.

In collaboration with House of Weddings

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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.



Saturdays and holiday eves

4 400 €

Fridays, sundays and bank holidays

3 400 €

Other days

2 400 €


1 300 €

On Saturdays , the Château is necessarily rented with the Orangery.


To the rental price must be added the mandatory charges and services. This includes the utilities, the presence of parking boys and the toilet manager, the sound system of the lounges and the sound system of the dance floor with light shows.

850 €

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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Is the Château Bayard free of caterer?

The catering service is included in the list of our partners. Your choice is limited to that list. Good news: we work with different catering services. You can therefore choose one of our partners according to your wishes, philosophy and budget. Discover our 9 partner caterers.

Is there a time limit?

Yes: the music and bar service must be finished by 4 a.m.

Is the venue available the day before and after the wedding?

You can use the premises from 9 a.m. to 4 a.m.

What’s included in the rental price of the castle?

  • « The use of the castle, the park and the paved car park (180 to 220 cars + possible extension in the meadows)
  • « Access to the Living Room of the Countess of Namur (1st floor) from 9 a.m. to get ready for the event This room is equipped with several sockets, a standing mirror, a height-adjustable rod, tables and chairs.
  • « Charges (water, electricity, heating) and cleaning.
  • « Presence of a representative of the castle.
  • « Access to the pontoon and the two boats during the day, from April to October.
  • « Access to the Wi-Fi and an entirely renovated and efficient electrical installation throughout the castle.

The VAT for the rental of the Castle and Orangery is 0% if the bill is addressed to a private individual. If the bill is addressed to a company the VAT will be 21%

Can there be another activity at the same time?

For all private receptions, you will be like « at home »: the only hosts of the castle.

Is my date still available?

Do you want to know if your date is still available? Please give us a call on +32 (0)475 496 555.

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