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Venue Hire

Embark on your new life as a married couple at a unique venue steeped in history, where you and your closest family and friends will enjoy the warmth and splendour of this spacious and elegant setting.

From a ceremony in one of our stunning rooms to drinks and canapes on the terrace or courtyard to dinner and dancing in the old stables we have several spaces that can be used for your special day.

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Whatever the look or feel you want for your celebration from vintage, festival to modern style weddings the Whitaker will provide the perfect backdrop for each.

We have an expert team on hand to guide you through all the particulars and from the initial show round and the journey throughout, our team are able to advise on the best way to manage your event, ensuring that your guests have the best possible experience.


Cancellation policy

The minimum cancellation charge is 30% of the estimated bill. This will increase to 70% if cancelled within 7 days of the event date and 100% if cancelled within 48 hours of the event date.

Catering and drinks

Catering to be provided by in-house team or an accredited supplier.
The Whitaker is fully licensed and can provide a wide range of drinks for your event. We do permit clients to provide their own drinks for an event however charges will be applied.
Special dietary requirements will be provided for with prior notice.


Flatscreen TV

Conference call facilities
Air conditioning

Music & sound equipment

PA system / music speakers available
In-house lighting facilities


Wheelchair accessibleLifts on site

Event types

Promoted / ticketed events
Wedding licence
Community Group Meetings
Wedding licence
Conferences and Meetings
Away Days
Private Celebrations.

Rules of the space

Licensed until midnight – later license can be applied for and additional charges will apply.
Can use own florist & production companies we prior agreement.
No use of bluetac or high tac tapes within the event spaces walls or floors.
No helium balloons allowed in The Old Stables.

Please contact us to request a viewing with one of our events organisers.