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£4000 - £6800 for Venue Hire
Up to 80
2 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
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We would be delighted if you decided to hold your special day, here at Crook Hall & Gardens, Durham City, North East- this is a very beautiful, exclusive (and romantic!) place to get married.
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Number of Guests Included
Minimum price for maximum of 50 guests daytime and 80 guests night time. Maximum price for maximum 80 guests daytime and 130 guests nigh...
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Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms
Sleeps No. of People
Bridal Suite
Changing Only
Usual Access Time
08:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
11:00 PM


Bridal Changing Facilities
City View
Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
Grade I/II Listed Building
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Landscaped Gardens
On-Site Parking
Open Flame Permitted
Outdoor Reception Space

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Confetti Permitted
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Sound System Available
Wedding Licence

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
External Catering Permitted
In-house Catering
In-House Wine List
Full Description
We would be delighted if you decided to hold your special day, here at Crook Hall & Gardens, Durham City, North East- this is a very beautiful, exclusive (and romantic!) place to get married. You and your guests would have exclusive use of the Hall and Gardens during this time. We are able to offer ceremonies both inside our Grade I listed Medieval Hall or outside in our Wedding Gazebo which is situated in the beautiful gardens. We are licensed for up to 80 guests. We also have a ceremony only option. This is on Thursdays. While some of our couples are working with a very limited budget others have more flexibility, so we will work with you to make sure that you get exactly what you want: We don’t offer packages, all our weddings are exclusively tailor made for each couple. We are very happy to help you plan your day – because of the historic layout of the Hall and Gardens there are numerous ideas to make your exclusive wedding day really magical…. candle lit ceremony in the Medieval Hall or in the beautiful gardens, champagne by the Moat Pool, speeches in the Jacobean Room, photographs in the Secret Walled Garden, tea in the courtyard, drinks in the orchard, a wishing tree in the wooded glade……the possibilities are endless. If you would like further information or would like to call round and discuss possibilities just get in touch. We do our wedding show rounds during the times in which we are open to our visitors and guests.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
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Wayne and jen
Married in November 2018
July 2017
Our venue
The staff are a friendly and the grounds are breathtaking. The whole venue is lit up like a fairytale and looks amazingly beautiful.
Location & Contact Details


Sidegate, Durham, County Durham, DH1 5SZ, England

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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

Every wedding is the best for the brides & grooms getting married so definetly couldn't pick just one

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

plan your day for you, your guests will have the best time if you are!

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

I always love to see family wedding photographs through the generations really brings together a family wedding and makes a great talking point.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Unique, Beautiful, Exclusive, Characteristic, Charming

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

Literally too many to list but if I had to pick I love the Moat Pool

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?

Yes but every bride/groom & their guests are equally as important

What’s your favourite canapé?

Definetly the Mini Fish & Chips served in a newspaper cone!

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Bacon Sandwiches

What is your venue's most unique feature?

The fact the hall itself spans 3 different periods to see Medieaval, Jacobean & Georgian influences through one building is wonderful.

What part of your business are you most proud of?

I love the weddings as you are part of someones history and memories for life