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Parties & Events

Parties & Events

Headlam is a great place for celebrations and special events in County Durham with a choice of private rooms to suit both small and larger parties.

We enjoy an excellent reputation at Headlam for hosting private parties such as anniversaries, birthdays, fundraisers and dinner dances. We can also offer exclusive use of Headlam Hall for that extra special occasion such as a wedding reception.

A magnificent setting, excellent service and good food and wine are key factors to make your occasion both enjoyable and memorable. We can accommodate up to 120 people utilising our fabulous Coach House which includes the Stable Lounge and Ballroom. Come and see us to discuss your individual requirements as no two events are the same.

Exclusive Use Wedding Receptions can be held at Headlam Hall on an exclusive-use basis when the wedding party have sole use of the Main Hall, Coach House and terraces on the day of the wedding celebration. There is also a requirement to take a minimum of 30 bedrooms on the night of the reception. This ensures that couples choosing Headlam for their special day have the complete focus of our team and enjoy that 'private country house experience' with no other hotel guests on the premises. 

For more information on holding a wedding at Headlam Hall please click here.


Can you accommodate a live band?

Yes we regularly have live bands playing at Headlam and they can set up to play in the Coach House Ballroom.

Do you have an in-house sound system?

We have our own music/p.a. and lighting system in the Coach House Ballroom which can be used by a professional DJ.

How many people can you accommodate for a party or event?

We can accommodate up to 120 people in the Coach House at Headlam Hall. For smaller events we have the Stable Lounge for up to 50 people and the Drawing Room for up to 30.

Do you host weddings?

We only host a limited number of wedding celebrations at Headlam on an exclusive-use basis. This includes the Main Hall and Coach House as well as taking 30 guest rooms on the night of the event.

Unforgettable events

Events in the Coach House

A fabulous building that can be exclusively booked to host events for up to 120 people.

The Coach House

Intimate celebrations

The Drawing Room

This delightful Georgian styled room is perfect for more intimate occasions with French doors opening on to the stepped terrace.

The Drawing Room

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Christmas at Headlam

Join us for Live Music, Dancing & Great Food at Headlam Hall for Christmas.


Make a Reservation

Please go to our online booking pages where the best rates can be found. Online reservations can be made for up to 6 rooms at a time and for a maximum of 6 months ahead.

Join the Team

We enjoy an excellent reputation for the professionalism and friendly, personable nature of our staff.


Gift Vouchers

A Headlam Hall gift voucher is a great idea for a birthday, anniversary or special occasion present.

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