Hales Hall & The Great Barn

£13310 - £14560 for a package
Up to 180
14 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
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A magnificent medieval estate with romantic walled gardens and acres of wild Norfolk meadows. A unique private paradise for your wedding with 5* individual country residences. Hosts 50-200+ guests.
Pricing & Costs

In-house catering
(price per head)

Prices Start At
Maximum Price
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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What is included in this pricing:
Corkage charge applicable
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Prices Start At
Maximum Price
Number of Guests Included
80 day guests and 100 evening guests: Exclusive 3 day hire of The Great Barn 1 or 2 day stay in Hales Hall & residences - sleeps 25+ gu...
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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

Cultural Specialists

Asian Wedding Specialist
Jewish Wedding Specialist
Muslim Wedding Specialist
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 50-200+ 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 and Mrs Jackson
Married in May 2019
May 2019
An unforgettable weekend
On behalf of myself, Sian and the rest of our family and friends I would like to thank you for an unforgettable weekend. It was amazing how organised you all were and ens...
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Mr and Mrs Maclean
Married in May 2019
May 2019
Such a wonderful day!
We just wanted to say again how amazing our weekend was and thank you all for the effort and fantastic job you did. Despite the weather doing its best to thwart it, the d...
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Mr and Mrs Butt
Married in March 2019
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Dream venue with the dream staff
We’ll never ever be able to thank you enough. Some people do a job well and others are born to do it & we feel so so lucky that Hales Hall is the dream venue with the dre...
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Mr and Mrs O’Brien
Married in October 2018
May 2019
Ran seamlessly from start for finish
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 your help over the last 10 mo...
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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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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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Accreditations / Associations (3)

Industry Awards (2)

Visit England - 5 Star Gold Award
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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

We have so many unique weddings our honest answer would be the last! We ensure every wedding is bespoke, and tailored to couples individual needs and personalities.

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

Take your time to enjoy the day and cherish every moment! We're on-hand, every step of the way, with our renowned wedding planners and award-winning catering team. Hales has a very special and romantic ambiance - you'll simply love every minute.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Breath-taking Enchanting Luxurious Exclusive Inspiring

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

Almost everywhere you turn at Hales there is another beautiful view, but perhaps our favourite spot is the wooden bench at the end of the long topiary avenue of white roses and blue delphiniums.

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

HRH Prince Charles as been a guest at Hales Hall.

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

We love it when one of our lovely local pizza vans pays a visit. The smell of freshly cooked pizza wafting around the courtyard outside the Great Barn after a night of romance and laughter is the perfect way to bring proceedings to a close.

What is your venue's most unique feature?

Hales Hall & The Great Barn are set within our enchanting walled gardens with the whole country estate exclusively yours to enjoy. The majestic thatched Grade 1 Tudor Great Barn features an impressive vaulted roof with exposed timbers and 180 candlelit loop-hole windows...it's breathtaking.

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Our amazing welcoming team; from wedding and event planning to marketing and gardening everyone has a huge part to play. We simply love what we do. We have a real passion for excellence creating exclusive wedding celebrations in our romantic heritage setting.
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