FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHEN DOES WEDDING EXCLUSIVITY APPLY?
Exclusive use of the venue is from 11.30am on the day of the wedding until 11.30am the following morning. Check out from the bedrooms is by 10.30am the morning after the wedding.
WHEN CAN WE HAVE ACCESS TO THAT AMAZING PLACE TO SET UP?
If there is an event the day before your wedding you will be able to access the venue from 11.30am when the previous guests depart. If there are no events the day prior to your wedding, access may be permitted earlier.
CAN WE BRING OUR OWN CATERERS?
To ensure the quality of the food served, we do not allow the use of external caterers that are not on our preferred supplier list. Instead, we ask that you choose from one of our carefully selected preferred caterers who will bespoke a menu to your personal requirements and budget.
DO YOU ALLOW CORKAGE?
No, we do not offer the option of corkage, however we have worked very hard to ensure that we can provide our clients with good quality wines at reasonable prices.
WHAT IS THE FINISH TIME FOR MUSIC AND THE BAR?
The bar closes and music ends at 11.30pm. The venue closes at midnight to all non-residential guests.
IS FURNITURE INCLUDED IN THE HIRE PRICE?
Yes, our venue hire price includes all required tables and chairs for ceremonies and meals taking place inside the house. If you are having the marquee (or a similar structure, eg teepee), the marquee supplier will provide the furniture for inside the marquee.
DO YOU PROVIDE TABLE LINEN?
Yes, we will provide plain white table linen or you can upgrade to coloured linen for an additional cost.
WHAT SIZE IS YOUR CAKE STAND?
We have a traditional silver 16″ round cake stand and silver knife which you are welcome to use at no extra cost.
DO WE HAVE TO USE YOUR PREFERRED SUPPLIERS?
We request that you do use our preferred suppliers for catering and outdoor structures such as marquees. We also have an excellent resident DJ. For all other services, you are free to use your own choice of supplier. We have a list of fantastic suppliers available on our website – see PREFERRED SUPPLIERS.
IS THERE OVERNIGHT PARKING?
Your guests are welcome to leave their cars overnight at their own risk. They must be collected the following morning.
IS THERE A RESTRICTION ON CHILD NUMBERS?
There is no restriction as to the number of children attending your wedding.
ARE THERE ANY UNDISCLOSED CHARGES?
No, all of our charges are discussed with you at your first meeting to help with your budgeting.
DO YOUR COSTS INCLUDE REGISTRAR FEES?
No, you will need to contact the registrar directly to organise and pay for your civil ceremony.