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Hales Hall & The Great Barn

£4500 - £15500 for Venue Hire
Up to 200
14 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
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80 guest minimum wedding venue for those looking for a weekend wedding getaway. A magnificent medieval estate restored to modern-day luxury, set amid exquisite formal gardens and wild Norfolk meadows.
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
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Pricing example for 2 and 3 day exclusive weddings - starting 2 day off peak up to summer weekend weddings. We take great personal pride...
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In-house catering
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There’s no ‘one-size-fits-all’ package at Hales Hall – every event is unique and for this reason, we take a completely flexible catering...
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Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms
Sleeps No. of People
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
12:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 AM


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

Ceremony & Reception

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

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
External Catering Permitted
In-house Catering
In-House Wine List
Full Description
Hales Hall & The Great Barn is a romantic, five-star, luxury, boutique venue for couples seeking a unique wedding. We offer an exclusive 3-day hire and are fully licensed for Civil Marriages, Civil Partnerships and Duo Ceremonies. Seating 80-200+ guests for wedding receptions the majestic thatched Grade 1 Tudor Great Barn features an impressive vaulted roof with exposed timbers, 180 candlelit loop-hole windows, feature licensed bar, integrated sound & lighting system, projection screen and underfloor heating. There is a further large gallery reception room offering breath-taking views across Hales country estate and meadow land. The quintessential country estate offers all the romance and seclusion for the ultimate celebration. Guests may enjoy canapés, drinks & games on the moated lawns or relax on the sun-kissed terrace by The Great Barn with outdoor seating and fairy lights. The romantic walled gardens are stocked with aromatic lavender, tumbling scented roses, beautiful lawns and clipped topiary providing the perfect setting for your treasured moments and wedding photographs. Hales luxurious five-star accommodation offers four individual country residences set within the enchanting walled grounds. The heritage properties feature individual stylish interiors offering a relaxed yet elegant ambience with open fires, unique furnishings, luxurious bedrooms, well-equipped kitchens and stunning bathrooms. Enjoy luxury self-catering hire or our fully catered option. The ultimate hideaway Hales Hall country estate sleeps 25+ and is exclusively yours for the entirety of your joy-filled stay. We simply love what we do. We have a real passion for excellence creating exclusive wedding celebrations in our romantic heritage setting. With our own dedicated wedding planner and award-winning catering team we get the details right. We pride ourselves on personal attention and expert guidance ensuring our couples experience a magical day with every detail carefully managed.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Emily Hardesty
We would be delighted to welcome you to Hales Hall & The Great Barn to hear plans for your big day and to show you around our magical venue. We are completely flexible and happy to work with any suppliers you chose although equally happy to recommend people if that helps. Please do get in touch. We look forward to meeting you soon.


No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
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Mr & Mrs O’Brien
Married in October 2018
November 2018
A huge thank you to you
Now we have come up for air, we would also like to take this opportunity to say a huge thank you to you, Briony and the team at Hales Hall and De’Ath Hospitality for all ...
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Mr & Mrs O’Brien (Father of the Bride)
Wedding: October 2018
November 2018
We all had a great time
Just thought I’d drop you a quick email to thank you and your team, once again, for the superb organisation that resulted in a great day on Saturday, overall a brilliant ...
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Mr and Mrs Waters
Married in August 2018
November 2018
Just another thank you once again.
Just another thank you once again. From the very beginning you were extremely helpful and instilled huge confidence in us. This meant that we didn't have to stress whilst...
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Mr and Mrs Vaghela
Wedding: August 2018
November 2018
PERFECT from start to finish
My daughter’s wedding two weeks ago - August 11th 2018 - at Hales Hall - was PERFECT from start to finish. The accommodation was first class, everything we could have pos...
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Mr and Mrs Foster
Wedding: July 2018
November 2018
What an amazing venue and staff
What an amazing venue and staff - we have just celebrated the wedding of our daughter at the Barns and also enjoyed the accommodation facilities. A perfect venue to begin...
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Mr and Mrs Andrews
Married in June 2018
November 2018
Thank you so so much for everything
Thank you so so much for everything you have done it was absolutely beautiful. We apologise it didn’t go to plan but everyone has said it was the best wedding venue, they...
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Location & Contact Details


Hales Green, Wash Lane, Norwich, Norfolk, NR14 6QW, England

Nearest Town


Nearest Train Station

Norwich Train Station

Nearest Airport

Norwich Airport

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Press & Awards

Press & Awards (8)

Brides Magazine
You & Your Wedding
Marry in Norfolk

Accreditations / Associations (3)

Industry Awards (2)

Visit England - 5 Star Gold Award
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Bridebook Benefits

Bridebook Special OfferDream 3 day wedding celebration in April 2019. Couples booking their wedding with Hales will enjoy 2 nights free!