£6840 - £6840 for Venue Hire
Up to 120
1 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
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We are temporarily partially closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are still helping all our existing lovely couples and are still taking bookings for 2021 and beyond, so please do get in touch!
A 16th century fortified manor house sitting proud on a hilltop commanding stunning views, brimming with history and fantastic interiors. This is truly a spectacular and unique venue.
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
£6,840
Maximum Price
£6,840
The bespoke option To provide you with a truly bespoke wedding at this stunning setting, we charge a venue hire fee of £6840 (inclusive of VAT). This venue hire includes: • Exclusive use of Hoghton Tower, its two courtyards and its three walled gardens, with time to set up any personal requirements. The venue hire starts at midday the day before your wedding for set up. • Tables, chairs, cake stand and easels • Open log fires in all rooms • Fully licensed bar with staffing • Free onsite parking • Services - Duty Manager, car parking attendants and security support You can then choose one of our trusted caterers who can provide you with sample menus and discuss your personal requirements depending on your budget and personal tastes. To further support you in planning your wedding day we can put you in touch with some of the best florists, photographers and musicians in the area, so that your special day is designed perfectly for you and your budget. This option gives you the freedom to create the wedding day if your dreams!
What is included in this pricing:
Furniture included
Exclusive use
Day before set up available
Choice of preferred caterers

Packages
(total price)

Prices Start At
£13,295
Maximum Price
£13,295
Number of Guests Included
100
Hoghton Tower Wedding Package for 2021 If you want to have a perfect wedding in a historic and stunning location, consider our package option. This is set for a maximum of 100 guests. Our trusted wedding caterers have developed a range of delicious menus for you to choose from. This is the inclusive price includes the following: - Exclusive use of Hoghton Tower, its two courtyards and its three historic, walled gardens, with time to set up any personal requirements. - The venue hire starts at midday the day before your wedding for set up. - A 3 course wedding breakfast, evening snack and corkage based on 100 guests. We work with two amazing catering firms. - Catering services include linen, crockery, cutlery, glassware and service - Tables, chairs, cake stand and easels - Open log fires in all rooms - Fully licensed bar with staffing - Free onsite parking - Services - duty Manager, car parking attendants and security support Additional things to consider: • Hoghton Tower is licensed for civil ceremonies. An additional charge of £600 including VAT applies. • Canapes are in addition to the above cost. • Our maximum capacity is for 120 day time guests. The package cost caters up to 100 so additional guests above this, will incur an extra charge • Venue dressing (e.g. chair covers, flowers etc) is not included in the package • Accommodation for the bride & groom is available on site, in our cosy Irishman’s Tower. Additional charges apply We also have a venue hire stand alone price which gives you complete flexibility to design your own menu within your budget with either of our two caterers.
What is included in this pricing:
Furniture included
Exclusive use
Day before set up available
Multiple course wedding breakfast
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
Features & Capacity

Overview

Venue Type
Country House
Manor House
Dining Capacity
120
Reception Capacity
160
No. of Bedrooms
1
Sleeps No. of People
2
Bridal Suite
Standard Room
Usual Access Time
12:00 PM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 AM
Late Night Extension
Yes

Food and Drink

In-house Catering
Alcohol Licence

Ceremony & Reception

Wedding Licence

Venue

Landscaped Gardens
Exclusive Use
Marquee Permitted
Bridal Changing Facilities
Grade I/II Listed Building
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
Full Description
Imagine a 16th Century Manor House high on a hill, visited by King James I, William Shakespeare and Charles Dickens. Imagine joining that illustrious company by taking your first steps forward into marriage and history. The magnificent Banqueting Hall, where King James I knighted the loin of beef ‘Sir Loin’, is perfect for your ceremony and wedding breakfast. By day, the room enjoys natural light through four thousand panes of glass. By night, an open log fire create a truly memorable experience. Hoghton Tower offers majestic and inspirational surroundings and is available for exclusive use to celebrate your special day. The magnificent Banqueting Hall, Kings Hall, ante chambers, courtyards and walled gardens will all be at your disposal for a truly memorable wedding breakfast. Hoghton Tower is quite simply unique – the perfect setting for your fairy tale wedding.

Experience

Year Business Was Established
1978
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
true
No. of People In Team
4
Reviews
(7)
(7)
Carringtons Catering
Wedding: June 2020
February 2019
You won’t get a venue more stunning than this
Here at Carringtons we love working with unique venues and you won’t get one more stunning than Hoghton Tower with its fairy tale sweeping drive and 16th century manor house it is the perfect location for the wedding of your dreams. The wedding and event team are friendly and will go out of their way to help make sure weddings and events are the best they can be. The team are knowledgeable but also flexible and will help to make your day unique. Working at Hoghton Tower gives us the opportunity for our Master Chef of Great Britain to create bespoke delicious dishes that incorporate the history of the venue and the local produce that surrounds it with a modern twist.
Christian Allen Photography
Wedding: February 2020
February 2019
Hoghton Tower is a stunning venue
Hoghton Tower is a stunning venue and allows me plenty of opportunities to use my artistic touch as one of the country’s most experienced wedding photographers. I have covered many weddings at Hoghton Tower over the years and know the grounds and buildings well. There are so many places for shots that couples are really spoilt for choice in terms of memories of their big day!
Stanbury Photography
Wedding: October 2019
February 2019
Hoghton Tower is one of the most impressive weddin
Hoghton Tower is one of the most impressive wedding venues in the North of England and we are so lucky that not only is it one of our favourite venues, its also one of our local wedding venues.
Dan Wootton
Wedding: May 2019
February 2019
I simply love working at Hoghton Tower
I simply love working at Hoghton Tower. It is easily one of my favourite venues to photograph in the North West. The grounds are filled with plenty of gems for portraits and the buildings are packed with character and wonderful pockets of light. The team are always incredibly friendly and extremely welcoming. I'm already looking forward to my next wedding there!
Harriet and Scott
Married in May 2019
February 2019
Our Dream Day in the venue of dreams
What can we say about Hoghton Tower...from the moment we arrived on our first viewing we were completely blown away. Not only is the tower breathtakingly beautiful it is completely unique. We have never seen anywhere so spectacular, it is magical when you turn up the drive and see it sitting at the top of this hill. The team at Hoghton couldn’t have done enough for us from the first appointment until after the wedding, so attentive, patient and made us feel so at ease and confident that everything was taken care of. From recommendations, advice and listening to all of my questions (And there were a lot!) they where all nothing short of wonderful. We cannot recommend this magnificent venue enough, you will not be disappointed. Our day was completely perfect in every single way, and ALL of our guests said they had never seen a venue like it. Thank you thank you thank you, from the bottom our hearts.
Shane Webber Photography
Wedding: May 2018
February 2019
This magnificent venue is the perfect choice for b
Hoghton Tower wedding photography is the epitome of elegance. This magnificent venue is the perfect choice for brides who want the ‘wow’ factor on their day. The drive way leading the the Tower is so long that it immediately gives the venue that special feel. This is a popular location for portraits of the newlyweds.
Location & Contact Details

Address

Hoghton Tower, Preston, Lancashire, PR5 0SH, England

Travel Notes

Nearest Town

Hoghton, UK

Nearest Motorway & Junction

M65

Nearest Train Station

Preston

Nearest Airport

Manchester

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FAQ
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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

All our weddings have been special. The reason for that is that every bride and groom have been able to design their day and we have not pushed them into a 'one size fits all' package. We are a unique venue and we want our weddings to be unique too! We have had a reenactment wedding through to a beer fest wedding!

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

Do not go over to top with decorations especially for a venue like ours. Keep it simple and let the venue 'wow' your guests!

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

In an age when we want to reduce the 'stuff' we use and then have to throw away, a little live plant was the best wedding favour we have seen!

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Exclusive, historic, family, intimate, versatile

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

Too many to list actually!

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

Yes but not saying more!

What’s your favourite canapé?

To each their own actually!

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Cake!

What is your venue's most unique feature?

There are so many options inside and out.

What part of your business are you most proud of?

We are a charity so all weddings held here go direct to support our work to keep Hoghton Tower up and looking beautiful for the next generation. We get lots of repeat visits from couples who return with their children and now some with grandchildren!