Your questions answered

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Questions about the Venue..

Is the venue available for exclusive use?

Yes, the venue is all yours!

Can we use the grounds?

Yes, this is included free of charge

Is there VAT on top of venue hire?

No

Are you licenced for Civil ceremonies?

Yes

Maximum Number of guests for Ceremonies?

150

How many guests can you cater for?

Up to 150

What is your maximum capacity for evening guests?

Up to 220 guests

Do you have a Wedding Co-ordinator?

Yes

Can I reserve a date?

Yes

Are chair covers included?

No

Can I decorate the venue beforehand?

Yes, usually the day before

Do you have disabled access/ facilities?

Yes

Do you have baby change facilities?

Yes

Is there a bridal suite?

There is no onsite accommodation

Can confetti be used on the premises?

Yes, only real petals on the lawn.

Is there sufficient free parking?

Yes

What time does the venue close?

Midnight

Can cars be left overnight?

Yes

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Questions about food..

Is there in house catering?

Choose from 5 approved caterers

Is there a minimum spend on food?

No

Evening Caterers

Can I have a chocolate fountain?

Yes

What if I want something different?

Our chosen caterers will provide whatever food you want for your big day.

Questions about drinks..

Can I bring my own alcohol?

Yes

How much wine can I bring?

Use our special corkage calculator

How much is does corkage cost?

Provide one free bottle per guest dining – £10 per bottle thereafter.

What about water?

Bring your own bottles/ free jugs tap water

Do you have a licenced bar?

Yes

Is there a fee for using the bar?

It’s free after 7pm (£10ph before)

How much is a Pint / Glass of wine

Pint £3.50, Wine £4.00

Do you serve real ale

Yes, if pre-ordered

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Questions about entertainment..

Are you licenced for entertainment?

Yes

Can I have a band?

Yes

Is there a PA system? 

No, our PA system is not suitable for this

Can I have a dancefloor in the Bredon room?

Yes, for less than 70 guests (£50 fee)

Can we use a smoke machine? 

No

Can music be played outside?  

Yes, background music until 9pm

Can I have fireworks?

Yes (£50 venue fee)

What about sparklers?   

Yes (disclaimer required)

Questions about payment..

What is the deposit?     

25% venue hire to secure the day

Can I pay in instalments?  

Yes

When is the final payment due?     

5 weeks prior to the wedding

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