£4250 for Venue Hire
Up to 130
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A honey coloured house, in lovely wooded grounds full of old fashioned charm, just waiting for you to bring your dream wedding reception to life here, exclusively yours for the day.
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Bridal Changing Facilities
Grade I/II Listed Building
Open Flame Permitted
Outdoor Reception Space
Ceremony & Reception
Food and Drink
No Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
External Catering Permitted
The reception rooms of this Grade 2* listed Victorian country house have been lovingly restored to elegant rooms in which you can set your ideal Wedding Reception. Bring in your own caterer, wine, -please note we do not charge corkage- music and entertainment. You may dress the rooms to your own theme. We will allow access for preparation from 8:00am the day before your wedding. When the day is over relax! It can all be cleared tomorrow, with access all day to tidy up. Whether you work with a wedding planner, or plan a simple family celebration Whitbourne Hall is the perfect place to bring your dreams to life. The Atrium is the most impressive room, right in the centre of the house with a fine marble staircase leading up to the gallery, Oak doors lead off from here to all the main rooms. On a fine day welcome drinks can be enjoyed on the terrace. Should the weather be unkind the Atrium is the ideal place for guests to mingle. The Dining room retains its original dining suite, and will provide grand dining for up to 24 at the table, or about 70 seated at round tables. All the furniture can be cleared if this room is chosen for dancing. The Adam style Drawing room is blue and gold with gilt mirrors, painted panels and a crystal chandelier. It will seat 130 guests. The curved windows form a large bay overlooking the terrace. Next door is the Morning room, a comfortable sitting room, changing room for the bride, or a quiet area, the choice is yours. The hire package includes the use of the entrance; Atrium; Drawing & dining rooms; morning room; kitchen; cloakrooms and terrace. We provide sufficient tables and chairs to seat 130 guests for a formal meal. There is ample parking adjacent to the Hall, and overspill parking on grass. Disabled access to the house is by portable ramp, inside all doors are very wide, and accessible WC is available.
Personal Message from the Manager
Name of Wedding Contact: Heather Colley
Whitbourne Hall has always been a family home, and has been lived in since 1862. The present owners still live here and care for it and we want you to feel that it is your home for your wedding day. Our Weddings Team will try to make your celebrations as special as if you were part of our family.
Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?
The best wedding that happened at Whitbourne Hall is the next one- our couples design their own weddings and we share their excitement and anticipation in the days approaching their celebration.
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Make a careful timing plan for the day, give it to your best man/woman to work with then forget all about it and enjoy yourselves.
What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?
A personal hand-written note to each guest in their place at table asking for a favourite memory of bride, groom or both to be written on the enclosed card for later inclusion in a memory book.
Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.
Mellow, spacious, grand, friendly, peaceful
Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?
Indoors on the marble stairs, outside in the Italian Garden
Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?
What’s your favourite canapé?
3cm length of cucumber halved and deseeded, filled with cream cheese with a flourish of smoked salmon.
What’s your favourite midnight treat?
a strawberry dipped in dark chocolate
What is your venue's most unique feature?
The amazing pillared atrium modelled on a greek temple with a glass ceiling and white marble staircase.
What part of your business are you most proud of?
Making a splendid country house available for brides to have their cherished dream wedding whatever their budget- well almost!