Applewood Hall

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£70 - £80 pp
Up to 200
11 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
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COVID-19 Update
We are currently closed for weddings & events following the COVID-19 pandemic. However, we are still taking bookings for 2021 onwards and running our popular one-to-one virtual show rounds. Please get in touch with our team on hello@applewoodhall.co.uk to book your virtual tour, check availability and see how we can help.
Applewood Hall provides a harmonious mix of rustic character and contemporary style, perfect for an undeniably unique wedding.
Pricing & Costs

In-house catering
(price per head)

Prices Start At
£8
Maximum Price
£29
Using fresh ingredients to deliver truly mouth watering, locally inspired dishes, we pride ourselves on the flexibility of our wedding menus which are designed to suit individual requirements from canapés and afternoon tea to sharing menus and sumptuous three-course dinners.

Packages
(price per head)

Prices Start At
£70
Maximum Price
£80
Minimum Number of Guests
60
Winter Wedding Package available in January, February, March, November. Exclusive hire of Applewood Hall and our landscaped wedding garden with bespoke gazebo and contemporary rattan furniture // Two course carvery - choice of starter or dessert with two choices of meat for your main course served to your table, plus tea and coffee // Celebratory glass of Prosecco on arrival, two bottles of house wine per table, glass of Prosecco to toast
Features & Capacity

Overview

Venue Type
Marquee/ Outdoor
Dining Capacity
200
Reception Capacity
250
No. of Bedrooms
11
Sleeps No. of People
36
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
09:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 AM

Venue

Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Landscaped Gardens
Marquee Permitted
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
Pet-Friendly

Ceremony & Reception

Confetti Permitted
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Sound System Available
Wedding Licence

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-house Catering
In-House Wine List

Cultural Specialists

Asian Wedding Specialist
Full Description
Situated in the quaint village of Banham, one of Norfolk’s best-kept secrets Applewood Hall offers an undeniably unique wedding venue for your special day. Once the grounds of the Grove Farm orchard, Applewood Hall served as the store during the harvest season. Now an elegantly decorated entertaining space, it offers a licensed bar, dance floor, stage and seating for up to 200 guests. Applewood Hall is a harmonious combination of rustic charm and contemporary style. Accommodation is available onsite with six luxury-styled glamping pods providing the perfect retreat after a long night on the dancefloor. Spacious caravan and camping pitches with electric hook-up are also offered allowing you and your guests to retire to your very own patch of the countryside. And if that wasn’t enough, Applewood Hall is located next to Banham Zoo, Norfolk's award-winning family attraction, so if you fancied something a little bit different whether it’s a giraffe feeding experience, a ceremony within the zoo grounds or photos with some of the stunning animals – anything is possible!

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Kiera
Applewood Hall is a proudly family run business, offering a personal and friendly service. Our aim is to ensure that every wedding is as individual, exciting and memorable as the bride and groom imagined their special day to be.

Experience

Year Business Was Established
1992
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
Yes
No. of People In Team
3
Reviews
(29)
Mr. & Mrs. Wright
Married in September 2019
January 2020
It was the day we dreamed of!
We had our wedding reception at Applewood Hall on Saturday 28th September 2019. We had the best day, everything ran so smoothly and the venue was perfect for what we needed and wanted. Kiera was very helpful in the run up to the wedding, answering any question I had big or small and offering us advice. Dawn did a fab job with the food, it was delicious and she even made us a yummy cheesecake wedding cake. The staff were all professional and helped the day run smoothly. We would highly recommend Applewood as a wedding venue and cannot thank Kiera and her team enough for making it the day we dreamed of. Thank you for everything!
Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence
Married in August 2019
January 2020
Applewood Hall is beautiful
I recently had my wedding reception at Applewood Hall and couldn’t fault it. It’s a beautiful enclosed hall with everything you need in one space, which is brilliant if you have children. The DJ and dance floor is set out in the middle of the hall which is fantastic to get people up and dancing. The food was delicious with a good quantity for each course. I would definitely recommend Applewood Hall if you are planning your wedding, I felt it kept the whole wedding party together, kept the children in sight and safe even in the enclosed garden, the hall is already beautiful so doesn’t need much adding to it and the staff are polite and friendly and the food is really good, so if you're planning on getting married I would definitely keep Applewood Hall in mind!
Mr. & Mrs. Bibby
Married in August 2019
January 2020
5*?... More like 10*!
My husband and I had our reception at Applewood Hall on the 10th August and just wow, wow, and wow! 5*?... More like 10*! Kiera and her team are absolutely fantastic! Dawn, the food was spectacular! I have never seen such professionalism in one place. Nothing was ever too big a job and every single detail was done with the biggest smile. From the very beginning right up until the end, Kiera was there at the end of a message, email, phone to help with anything. A remarkable wedding planner, yes, but definitely now a friend too. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts.
Mr. & Mrs. Jones
Married in July 2019
January 2020
No question or suggestion was too big or small!
My husband I got married at Applewood Hall on the 6th July 2019. Firstly I’d like to thank Kiera for all her help and hard work helping us achieve our dream wedding. No question or suggestion was too big or small for her and Kiera’s wealth of experience, knowledge and endless supply of contacts was a godsend. Not only is the venue breathtaking but with everything in one place it makes the day run smoothly. We also hired 3 of the Shepherd’s Cabins for the whole weekend for our families. They are wonderful, beautifully decorated and the campsite vibe is chilled, relaxed and we all felt incredibly safe with our small children. Thank you again to all at Applewood Hall for their help and hard work on our special day.
Mr & Mrs Littlewood
Married in June 2019
June 2019
Couldn’t recommend Applewood Hall more!
We had our wedding day at Applewood Hall and it was amazing from start to finish, nothing was too much trouble! Kiera and her team worked really hard and gave us the best day of our lives! I couldn’t recommend Applewood Hall more! Just amazing. Thank you so much!
Mr. & Mrs. Hawthorne
Married in June 2019
January 2020
You made our wedding so special!
A massive thank you for all of your help to make our wedding so special. We couldn't have done it without you!
Location & Contact Details

Address

Kenninghall Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR16 2HE, England

Travel Notes

Just a 30-minute drive from Norwich town centre and located in the picturesque heart of Norfolk, Applewood Hall is easily accessible, particularly from the newly refurbished A11.

Nearest Town

Attleborough

Nearest Motorway & Junction

A11

Nearest Train Station

Attleborough

Nearest Airport

Norwich International Airport

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FAQ
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What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

It's YOUR day, so don't be afraid to be a bit selfish when it comes to things like your menu choices, drink selection and seating plans. Prefer to have canapés during your drinks reception rather than a starter, why not! If you want a big, gooey chocolate dessert, go for it! If you'd prefer to have a classic G&T rather than bubbles for the toast, do it! If you want the seating to be more informal with no seating plan, be bold! These small things will help your day feel special and unique to you.

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

We had a lovely couple this year that had the brilliant idea of a personalised festival band to tie the napkin on each place setting, which they encouraged everyone to wear on their wrist once they'd sat down. It made everyone feel apart of their day and really worked with their outdoorsy, festival-chic vibe.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Contemporary, rustic charm, friendly, flexible, glamping!

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

Our new wedding garden! This beautifully landscaped space features a custom-built gazebo, contemporary outdoor furniture, lots of lush greenery and cottage garden flowers, grasses and herbs inspired by the British countryside. The perfect backdrop for wedding photos and alfresco arrival drinks in the sunshine!

What is your venue's most unique feature?

Applewood Hall is located right next to Banham Zoo, so if you fancied something a little bit different whether it’s a giraffe feeding experience, a ceremony within the zoo grounds or photos with some of the stunning animals – anything is possible!

Bridebook Benefits

Bridebook GiftFree Bottle of Prosecco