Your wedding at Offley Place
Say "I Do" at Offley Place
Your wedding is the most important day of your life, and our beautiful country manor is the perfect setting for your special day. With our many years of experience in planning and running weddings at Offley Place, our specialised team will ensure that your dream wedding becomes a reality.
Book a personal show-round appointment now to experience Offley Place for yourself.
Every celebration is unique
Whether you decide on an intimate service or a grand event, Offley place has the perfect package for you. With a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces licensed for civil ceremonies, including our beautiful Rose Garden, our 27 acre parkland estate is ideal for celebrations throughout the seasons.
Our team is always on hand to ensure that even the smallest of details are never overlooked.
Our Exclusive Package offers you and your family the private use of the manor house and the entirety of the parkland of Offley Place.
Curate your day across our Manor House and Hester Ballroom offering a transition between your ceremony and wedding breakfast. Along with all 16 of our luxurious bedrooms allocated to your party, your family and friends truly take over this historic manor for the day.
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Find out more about how we can make your special day
We offer a range of hire options ranging from non-exclusive to a total exclusive use.
Non-exclusive use allows you private use of your chosen function room. Other events could be taking place in any of our other venues.
Exclusive use means that no other events take place at Offley Place in the Manor House, Hester Ballroom or grounds from 12pm on the wedding day. Included within the exclusive fees price, you will receive all 16 bedrooms to allocate to your guests for the night of the wedding. You can ask your guests directly to settle this with you prior to your wedding day.
Our new Hester Ballroom can seat up to 250 guests for a Wedding Breakfast including a staging and dance floor space.
The Hester Ballroom is licensed for civil ceremonies of up to 250 guests.
The Conservatory in the Manor House can seat up to 82 guests for a Wedding Breakfast across all round tables. If you choose to have a long top table, the capacity is reduced to 78.
The Conservatory and its adjacent Spencer Restaurant combined can seat 118 all on round tables. While there is a divide between the two rooms, by opening the large double-doors, these rooms blend seamlessly into one.
The Conservatory is licensed for civil ceremonies of up to 120 guests.
Our wedding packages allow you the option to choose from our in-house caterers, or choose your own caterer from our list of suppliers
If you select our dry-hire package, this includes corkage.
Last orders on the bar are at 11:30pm and music is licensed until midnight.
We also offer an After hours Lounge with drinks packages which can be added on in advance.
All tables and chairs come as standard. This would include our Chiavari chairs which come with green velvet seat pads. All linens, napkins, glassware, cutlery and crockery must be sourced by your chosen supplier.
There is plenty of free parking available for your whole wedding party. Cars are left at the owner’s risk.
Check out is at 10:30am. Breakfast is served from 8am until 9:30am in the Spencer Restaurant and Conservatory. All room rates include breakfast.
Suppliers will have access to the Manor House from 10:30am and the Hester Ballroom from 8am
Photographers, videographers and hair and make up artists are permitted early access when agreed in advance with the wedding team.
We have wheelchair access to the main venue spaces. However we do not have any bedrooms on the ground floor.
Offley Place is covered by Stevenage Registrars. If you are planning on holding your civil ceremony with us, you will need to contact the registrars before we confirm any bookings with you. We charge a ceremony room hire fee which is separate from any additional fees that the registrars may charge.
Please find their details here.
Civil Ceremonies are to take place at either 1:30pm or 3pm.
Subject to availability, 1 month before the wedding you will be notified if you are able to book rooms for the night before. A minimum of 8 room need to be booked.
We recommend advising your guests to arrive an hour before the ceremony starts to minimise the chance of any latecomers disrupting the ceremony.
Yes we recommended providing meals for your suppliers who will be there with you on the day (e.g. photographer/ videographer)
Once again is completely up to you. Some people may choose to close the bar while dinner is being served or when speeches are happening or to ensure that there are no distractions.
At Offley Place, all room decor and gifts need to be removed by 2am. If you are staying in the hotel, things can be moved to your hotel room and taken with you upon check out in the morning.