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Woldingham School, Marden Park

£6145 - £6500 for Venue Hire
Up to 130
Exclusive Use
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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
Pricing & Costs

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In-house catering
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Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Country House
Manor House
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
Bridal Suite
Changing Only
Usual Access Time
10:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:30 AM


Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Landscaped Gardens
On-Site Parking
Open Flame Permitted
Outdoor Reception Space
Water View

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Fireworks Permitted
Dancefloor Available
Wedding Licence

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
In-house Catering
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: Faye
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.


No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
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Stephanie Bennett
Married in July 2018
November 2018
Amazing venue
The venue is just beautiful. Clare was really helpful answering all my questions before the big day. All the staff on the day were fantastic!
Robin Ball
Wedding: June 2018
November 2018
A great venue
Woldingham School is a great venue to work with. Clare and her team are really accommodating and go out of their way to help you. The venue is a great backdrop for weddi...
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Jessica and Christian Henk
Married in August 2015
November 2017
We could not recommend Woldingham highly enough
The Catering Manager and her team were absolutely fantastic. They were so professional and extremely well organised. The food was lovely – thank you Chef! We loved our t...
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Dionne and Stephen Bold
Married in August 2015
November 2017
We were so delighted that we chose this venue
From the moment I met Clare the venue co-ordinator I knew I would be in safe hands. A huge thank you to Clare, Jane and Sue for running our wedding day so professionally ...
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Annie & Andy Paterson
Married in August 2015
November 2017
I would recommend this venue to everyone we know
What a beautiful venue to have our wedding. We were exceptionally happy with everything on the day. Clare (our organiser and registrar) answered all our questions even up...
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Amy & Michael Hadley
Married in May 2017
June 2017
Beautiful grounds, amazing food and lovely staff
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 grounds are simply stunning and the...
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Location & Contact Details


Marden Park, Caterham, Surrey, CR3 7LR, England

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction

M25 junction 6

Nearest Train Station

Woldingham train station is within the grounds

Nearest Airport


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Press & Awards

Press & Awards (1)

Featured as one of Guides For Brides' top 5 Autumn Vibes photography competition

Industry Awards (2)

Bridebook Wedding Award 2018 Silver Certificate of Excellence
Guides for Brides Customer Service Wedding Awards 2018 Shortlisted

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 is your No. 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?


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 DiscountUp to 30% venue hire discount including Summer 2019 discounts
Bridebook Special OfferWe are offering a 30% venue hire discount on our last remaining wedding dates in Oct & Nov 2018, a 25% venue hire discount for Dec 2018 & Feb 2019, and a 20% venue hire discount for March & April 2019. We are also offering a 5% venue hire discount on our last few Saturdays & Sundays in July 2019 and £400 venue hire discount on all other Friday weddings booked now for 2019 and 2020, and a £250 discount on all other Saturday weddings.