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Sandon Hall

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£3000 - £8250 for venue hire
Up to 120
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The much-loved home of the Earls of Harrowby for almost 250 years, Sandon Hall offers exclusivity for your dream wedding. Immerse yourself in the elegant country house set within 400 acres of parkland
Features & Capacity
Venue Type
Country House / Manor House
Reception Capacity
Usual Finish Time
01:00 AM
Late Night Extension Available
Bridal Suite
Changing Only
Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
Grade I/II Listed Building
In-house Wedding Coordinator
Landscaped Gardens
Marquee Permitted
On-site Parking
Ceremony and Reception
Church Within Walking Distance
Confetti Permitted
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Licence
Sound System Available
Wedding Licence
Food and Drink
Alcohol Licence
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-house Catering
Pricing & Costs
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Full Description
  • Sandon Hall has been ancestral home of the Harrowby family since 1776, when Nathaniel, 1st Baron Harrowby, transformed a hunting lodge into an elegant Georgian house; courtesy of the lauded architect Samuel Wyatt. A devastating fire in the mid-1800s saw the house rebuilt in the fashionable Neo-Jacobean style, and it is this imposing façade that will greet guests as they arrive for your big day. The elegance continues within - guests can enjoy drinks and canapés in the Victorian Conservatory before moving to the original library, lined with leather-bound tomes dating from the 1700s, for your civil ceremony. From here, the wedding party can socialise in the lounge; admiring the hand painted silk wallpaper and elegant furnishings and into the formal dining room with its imposing chandelier and Harrowby family portraits. The Salon provides an opulent setting for your wedding breakfast, its grand staircase allowing the newlyweds to make a dramatic entrance to guests’ rapturous applause. Whether you dream of a traditional church wedding, a civil ceremony or civil partnership, Sandon Hall can play host to the biggest day of your lives from the bridal party’s preparation though to the last dance. Not only is our library licenced for weddings, but we can also host your civil marriage in our fully licensed temple garden, allowing you and your guests to enjoy the beauty and serenity of the surroundings. What makes Sandon Hall extra special? We have our very own church nestled within the estate. The Grade I listed, 13th Century All Saints Church is a picture-perfect English rural church, with a meandering driveway through 400 acres of parkland leading the wedding party to the hall to continue the celebration. The Hall itself is set amid 50 acres of formal gardens, designed by the esteemed landscape architect William Eames. Spring and summer weddings in particular see guests spill out onto the elegant terrace and sweeping lawns, where younger guests can run freely.
  • Personal Message from the Manager
    Name of Wedding Contact: Laura Davies
    Whatever your vision, our team has been hand-picked to have the skills to deliver it to the highest standards – as one would expect from any venue that has hosted Royalty.
  • Experience
    # Of Weddings Hosted
    Between 10 and 30
    # Of People In Team
    Public Liability Insurance
Location & Contact Details
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  • Directions
    • Address
    • Sandon, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST18 0BZ, England
    • Nearest Town
    • Stafford
    • Nearest Motorway & Junction
    • J14 M6 is 10 minutes away
    • Nearest Train Station
    • Stone
    • Travel Notes
    • You will turn directly off the A51 in through the gatehouse and follow the 1 mile private drive.
    • Nearest Airport
    • East Midlands
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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?
In 2017 we held a Tipi wedding in our gardens. The tables were decorated with wild flowers and they had lovely rugs on the floor. Over 200 people enjoyed the event
What’s your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Dont panic, we have an experienced team here at Sandon Hall, who can help you with any difficulty you face. Just give us a call and and ask our advice.
What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?
Colour co-ordinated umbrellas for guests
Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.
Professional, Flexible, Relaxed, Tranquil, Stately
Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?
In the temple garden
Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?
We hosted a wedding for "Dont tell the bride"
What’s your favourite canapé?
little hand sized burgers
What’s your favourite midnight treat?
Hot Chocolates with a shot, our caterers do they best.
What is your venue's most unique feature?
The decor has not been changed, you can still see the original paintings on the wall and the hand painted silk wall paper, you are entering into the much loved home of Lord and Lady Harrowby.
What part of your business are you most proud of?
The personal touch, we know each and everyone of our brides (and their grooms), we can work with them on all aspects of their day to make sure they have the occasion they want.

Bridebook benefits

  • Bridebook Discount: 5%
  • Bridebook Gift: Free Bottle of Champagne