Woldingham School, Marden Park

(15)
£1875 - £6300 for venue hire
Up to 130
On-site
Exclusive Use
Wedding license
Marden Park, the ideal Surrey wedding venue with its magnificent mansion & 700 acre estate of outstanding natural beauty. Exclusively yours with a chapel & stately rooms for both weddings & receptions
Features & Capacity
Overview
Venue Type
Country House / Manor House
Guests
130
Reception Capacity
250
Usual Access Time
10:30 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:30 AM
Bridal Suite
Changing Only
Venue
Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
In-house Wedding Coordinator
Landscaped Gardens
On-site Parking
Open Flame Permitted
Outdoor Reception Space
Pet-Friendly
Water View
Ceremony and Reception
Church Within Walking Distance
Fireworks Permitted
Dancefloor Available
Wedding License
Food and Drink
Alcohol License
In-house Catering
Pricing & Costs
Venue Hire Only
  • Prices start at
  • £1875
  • Maximum Price
  • £6300
Packages
  • Minimum Number of Guests
  • 70
Reviews
(15)
Beautiful grounds, amazing food and lovely staff
May 2017
A happy couple
We fell in love with the venue the first time we viewed it and all of our guests have been incredibly complimentary too. Marden Park’s g... 

Everything was just perfect – thank you
Testimonial
May 2016
A happy couple
We couldn’t have asked for anything more in terms of organisation. As soon as we met Clare (Events Manager) and then Jane (Catering Man... 

Our wedding was nothing short of perfect
Testimonial
Jul 2016
A happy couple
All of our guests commented on the beauty of the mansion and gardens and our photographer loved it all! We made use of the Chapel so our... 

We had the most perfect wedding
Testimonial
Jul 2016
A happy couple
Clare, Jane and the catering staff at the school couldn’t have done more during the lead up to the wedding, or on the day itself. Nothin... 

Thank you for making all of our dreams come true
Testimonial
Jul 2016
A happy couple
The staff were absolutely phenomenal. If there was any question or query it was always answered extremely quickly. A lot of pressure of ... 

We simply had the best day of our lives
Testimonial
Jul 2016
A happy couple
As the old cliché goes, you had me at “hello”, Woldingham School had us as we drove down the drive the very first time and the school ca... 

We will make sure to recommend Marden Park
Testimonial
Feb 2017
A happy couple
Although the prices are similar we found Woldingham far more flexible and accommodating than other venues and far more willing to work w... 

We truly had the most incredible day
Testimonial
Aug 2016
A happy couple
The venue is absolutely fantastic. Being able to have either a civil or religious ceremony on the same site makes it really easy. Having... 

Thank you for making our wedding so effortless
Testimonial
Apr 2017
A happy couple
The staff were always professional, approachable, friendly and accommodating. We enjoyed the day so much and were super relaxed knowing ... 

Beautiful grounds, amazing food and lovely staff
Testimonial
May 2017
A happy couple
We fell in love with the venue the first time we viewed it and all of our guests have been incredibly complimentary too. Marden Park’s g... 

We had a fantastic day from start to finish
Testimonial
Jun 2017
A happy couple
Clare’s help, support and guidance from day one was nothing but amazing. Clare (Director of Events) helped our day runs so smoothly and ... 

Brilliant venue
Testimonial
Jul 2017
A happy couple
The mansion rooms are lovely with loads of options for decoration. The food was served perfectly by the catering team. Scott attended to... 

Marden Park is a top class wedding venue
Testimonial
Jul 2017
A happy couple
The venue is really beautiful, everything is very well maintained and has that real wow factor. As we live locally we’ve been fortunate ... 

We felt so lucky to host our wedding at Woldingham
Testimonial
Jul 2017
A happy couple
The experience we had before, during and after the event was absolutely superb and the wonderful Director of Events (Clare) brought a we... 

What a spectacular venue
Testimonial
Aug 2017
A happy couple
The two of us loved the venue from the moment we saw it and decided almost instantly to book, the experience we have had was amazing. Ou... 

Full Description
  • Woldingham School provides a magnificent mansion set within a 700 acre estate. Approached through a serene valley designated of outstanding natural beauty, Marden Park is your own exclusive country venue for your wedding day. The stained glass chapel is available for Catholic weddings, whilst the elegant suite of rooms in the mansion are licensed for civil weddings, as well as offering the perfect setting for receptions. The gardens provide a stunning backdrop for wedding photographs. Featuring the romantic pergola walk, carved stone benches and fountain pond, it is the ideal setting for capturing your romantic wedding photos. The in-house catering team offer an elegant silver service wedding breakfast for a maximum 130 guests and 250 guests for the evening buffet. Couples are welcome to provide their own reception wine without corkage charges and we are pleased to offer a fully licensed bar.
  • Personal Message from the Manager
    Name of Wedding Contact: Director of Events
    We are always delighted to welcome couples to Woldingham School, Marden Park. Your wedding day is one of the most memorable days of your life and we are glad to help each and every couple achieve their ideal day. From the initial booking right through to the actual day, we are pleased to help you each step of the way. The mansion and gardens are stunning and guests appreciate the wonderful food and very high level of service from our dedicated catering team.
  • Experience
    # Of Weddings Hosted
    More than 50
    Public Liability Insurance
    Yes
Press & Awards
(1)
Press and Awards (1)
Featured as one of Guides For Brides' top 5 Autumn Vibes photography competition
Photos
(15)
Location & Contact Details
  • Directions
    • Address
    • Marden Park, Caterham, Surrey, CR3 7LR, England
    • Nearest Town
    • Woldingham
    • Nearest Motorway & Junction
    • M25 junction 6
    • Nearest Train Station
    • Woldingham train station is within the grounds
    • Nearest Airport
    • Gatwick
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FAQ
(10)
Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?
It is impossible to name the best as they are all wonderful in their own way. It's lovely to see each couple bring their own style to the venue and make it unique for their big day.
What’s your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Think of what makes you happy for the day. So many couples worry about what their guests will like but ultimately they will be happy to join you for your special day, however you want it to be.
What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?
The table names are always great and usually reflect the personalities of the couple, from favourite pubs to Bond films!
Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.
Beautiful, elegant, grand, exclusive and homely.
Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?
There are so many that it is impossible to name one. A personal favourite, however, is the pergola walk.
Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?
Yes
What’s your favourite canapé?
Oriental Duck Pancake rolls with Hoi Sin Dip
What’s your favourite midnight treat?
Sparklers on the sweeping front steps for the wedding couple send off.
What is your venue's most unique feature?
The history of the venue means it is inherently full of unique features to discover.
What part of your business are you most proud of?
The staff, who offer a consistently caring, kind and unquestionably professional service.
Bridebook benefits
  • Bridebook Discount: Up to 20% venue hire discount
  • Bridebook Special Offer: We are offering a 20% venue hire discount on our last remaining wedding dates in Feb, Apr & June 2018 & 10% discount for July, August & October 2018. We are also offering a £400 venue hire discount on all other Friday weddings booked now for 2018 and 2019, and a £250 discount on all other Saturday weddings.