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  • Wedding Information
  • Wedding Information

Wedding Information

Information for 2016 - we only hold one wedding reception a day at Headlam Hall so we have minimum number and minimum spend requirements that vary according to the day and time of year.

The minimum spend for an afternoon reception at Headlam Hall in 2016 is: £40 per person for the meal and £21 per person for the drinks package (menu options and drinks packages are shown on the following pages).

Weddings in the Coach House Suite

The magnificent ballroom with its arched glass ceiling and stylish décor is perfect for wedding receptions. The Coach Room Bar and the spacious Stable Lounge with its glazed frontage opening onto a raised terrace add to the appeal of this exclusive space.

Minimum numbers for a reception in the Coach House Suite

 

Month

Mon-Thu

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

January, February, March & November

40

50

60

50

April, May, June & October

50

60

70

60

July, August, September & December*

60

70

80

70

*Headlam Hall is closed from 24th – 27th December and we are unable to host weddings on 30th or 31st December.

We are happy to accommodate weddings for less people than stated above but charges will still be based on these minimum numbers.

Evening party in the Coach House Suite following an afternoon reception – the maximum number of guests that we can accommodate is 150 and live bands can play in the main ballroom if desired (conditions apply). Please note that all guests attending an evening party must be catered for (prices from £17.50 pp).

 

Room hire charges for receptions in the Coach House Suite

Room hire (in addition to food & drink spend) covers use of the terrace and gardens for pre-reception drinks and photography, exclusive use of the Coach House Suite on the day to include the Ballroom, the Coach House Bar and Stable Lounge. Also included is the use of our resident DJ, in-house sound system, silver cake stand, place cards, menus and a personal wedding co-ordinator for the day.

Month

Mon-Thu

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

January, February, March & November

£500

£650

£800

£650

April, May, June & October

£650

£800

£950

£800

July, August, September & December*

£800

£950

£1100

£950

 

Weddings in the Drawing Room

Available Monday to Thursday for up to 40 guests (we may be able to accommodate some weekend dates during winter months or on a short-lead basis).

This delightful room in the Main Hall is perfect for more intimate occasions and opens on to the stepped terrace overlooking the gardens. Please note that this room is not suitable for dancing and only has facilities for background music.

The room hire fee for wedding receptions in the Drawing Room is £400 to include use of the terrace & gardens for pre-reception drinks and photography, use of a silver cake stand, place cards, menus and a personal wedding co-ordinator for the day.


Civil Ceremonies Preceding a Wedding Reception at Headlam Hall

(Excluding the Registrar’s fees)

In the Coach House Suite (up to 120) - £450

In the Stable Lounge (up to 40) - £350

In the Drawing Room (up to 40) - £350

For 2016 we can also hold civil ceremonies on our terrace with the Registrar’s table in our cedar wood wedding gazebo. Uncovered seating is available for up to 80 guests and the cost for this is £450. In the case of adverse weather the ceremony will be relocated to the licensed room of your choice (decision to be made by 10am on the day of the wedding).


Bedroom Discounts for Wedding Guests

The table below shows the percentage discount from our rack Bed & Breakfast rates for guests on the night of the wedding reception.

Month

Mon-Thu

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

January, February, March & November

20% on up to 19 rooms

20% on up to 14 rooms

15% on up to 14 rooms

20% on up to 19 rooms

April, May, June & October

15% on up to 19 rooms

15% on up to 14 rooms

10% on up to 14 rooms

15% on up to 19 rooms

July, August, September & December*

15% on up to 14 rooms

15% on up to 9 rooms

10% on up to 9 rooms

15% on up to 14 rooms

Please note that the 9 Coach House bedrooms must be booked by the wedding party on the night of the reception due to their proximity to the Coach House Suite.

 

 

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