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The William Cecil

£4995 - £8800 for a package
Up to 120
27 Bedrooms
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Standing on the edge of the Burghley Estate in the beautiful town of Stamford, The William Cecil is licensed for ceremonies indoors and outdoors in our stunning Garden Pavilion.
Pricing & Costs

In-house catering
(price per head)

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We know that a big part of what makes a wedding so special is being able to spend time with friends and family whilst enjoying some wond...
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What is included in this pricing:
Cutlery included
Menu tasting included
Multiple course wedding breakfast
Set menu options only
Table linen included
Wine allowance per guest

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Number of Guests Included
Sometimes organising a wedding can be overwhelming, so we’ve put together some packages to take away the stress and help you organise th...
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What is included in this pricing:
Couple accommodation included
Wine / soft drinks allowance per guest
Furniture included
Multiple course wedding breakfast
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
Private room(s) included (non-exclusive use)
Wedding coordinator available on the day
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Features & Capacity


Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms
Sleeps No. of People
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
07:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 AM


Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Grade I/II Listed Building
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Landscaped Gardens
Marquee Permitted
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
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
Halal Catering
In-house Catering
In-House Wine List
Full Description
At The William Cecil, our entire wedding service is totally focused around you - you let us know what you want for your special day and we make it happen. We believe in a truly unique experience for each of our brides, whatever the style or size of day you're planning. A beautiful garden marquee awaits or you can take your choice of three stunning reception rooms in the hotel itself. Our wedding co-ordinator, Amy, will be there to support you in the planning, to talk you through the logistics, provide inspiration and offer advice. We pride ourselves on tailoring each wedding to your bespoke needs. We want you and your guests to be hit with the ‘wow’ factor and enjoy the wonderful ambience of the hotel while sampling some of our two AA Rosette award winning cuisine.


No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
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Louise & Josh
Married in November 2019
November 2019
We had the most wonderful day
We had the most wonderful day and everything went as planned. Thank you and the rest of the team for the best day we could have wished for. So many compliments about the ...
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Rebecca & Craig
Married in October 2019
November 2019
Perfect venue for a relaxed wedding
We had our wedding at the William Cecil just over a week ago & it was fabulous! We instantly fell in love with the original features and grounds. We also found Amy and he...
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Carol and Brian
Married in September 2019
October 2019
I would recommend The William Cecil to anyone
We could not have wished for a more helpful and thoughtful wedding planner than Amy. She was thorough, imaginative and professional - a pleasure to work with. The venue i...
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Lendel & Adam
Married in August 2019
August 2019
We will be back!
Cannot recommend this venue enough. The wedding planner Amy is always available for support and any questions you may have .The staff on the day were approachable, attent...
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Hannah & Patrick
Married in August 2019
October 2019
Everything was absolutely perfect
Thank you so much to everyone at The William Cecil for making our day so magical. We couldn't have asked for a better day, everything was absolutely perfect. We didn't st...
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Cautheen & Richard
Married in July 2019
July 2019
We cannot recommend this venue enough
Over 2 years ago, we met with Amy, the wedding planner. She guided, advised, provided ideas from her invaluable wealth of knowledge and experience, and helped us plan our...
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Location & Contact Details


High Street St Martins, Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 2LJ, England

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Nearest Motorway & Junction


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Press & Awards

Press & Awards (2)

Stamford Living

Industry Awards (1)

Two AA Rosettes for culinary excellence
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What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Take some time off to relax for a week or so before the big day - it will be over before you know it so make sure you enjoy every second!

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

The rose arch and pavilion in the gardens. It features in every wedding album, no matter the season.

What’s your favourite canapé?

Topside Lincoln Red beef, Yorkshire pudding, horseradish! A mini bite sized roast.
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