Peterborough Marriage ceremony Venues: The Enchanting Mansion That Will Make You Really feel Like Royalty once you say “I do”.

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When you get engaged, the first thing you want to do is find your dream location.

With so many amazing locations to get married here in Peterborough, choosing the perfect location for your wedding can be difficult.

There are venues for all tastes, whether you’re looking for a small, intimate church or a large mansion in serene countryside.

While the pandemic has put weddings on hold for now, so many Cambridgeshire couples who got engaged in the past year will look to the future and make plans.

One place where you’ll feel like royalty on your wedding day is Holmewood Hall.

This charming mansion is located in Holme, a village near the A1.

The 18th century property is perfect for couples looking for a romantic, fairytale setting for their big day.

History of Holmewood Hall

The first building of Holmewood Hall was built in 1644. The current mansion has graced the property since 1873.

It was commissioned by William Wells, whose family inherited the Manor of Holme in 1769.

Holmewood Hall has had multiple uses since construction.

During the Second World War, 1942, the house and its grounds were used to train and equip resistance fighters in occupied Europe.

The US Office of Strategic Services trained agents to raid Norway to blow up the Norrland Railway.

In late 1944 the American Army left Holmewood Hall and was bought by a descendant of William Wells.

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Unfortunately the house was in very bad shape and the new owner couldn’t make it the way it used to be.

In 1951, Holmewood Hall was bought by British Sugar.

The company used the site as its headquarters for seed and machine trials and later as a conference center.

During the British Sugar ownership, the property was sold – mostly to the Crown.

In 2019, Holmewood Hall was bought by Country House Weddings and transformed into the stunning venue it is today.

Wedding ceremonies at Holmewood Hall

If you can’t give it your all on your wedding day, when can you?

Couples can choose from a number of ceremonial styles at Holmewood Hall.

The first option is to get married in the ‘Gold Room’.

This large space gives the bride an incredible 50 foot long corridor which means she can make an amazing entrance.

The gold room with its beautiful 18-carat gold leaf ceiling can accommodate up to 77 people.

Photos of ceremonies here are sure to be breathtaking as there is a combination of sash and stained glass windows that flood the room with light.

There is also a huge mirror at the end of the hallway.

Alternatively, weddings can take place outdoors in Holmewood Hall when the weather is nice.

In summer you can say “I do” outside on the bandstand.

The outdoor weddings look like a fairytale as you are surrounded by beautiful parklands, gardens, and manicured lawns.

Holmewood Hall receptions

Your reception at Holmewood Hall will make your big day even more special.

The dining room can accommodate up to 80 guests for your wedding breakfast.

It has three bars, all of which are well stocked and positioned in areas where diners are never too far away.

For your dining, this venue has its own in-house chefs.

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You can choose from the pre-planned menu or work with your personal wedding manager to create a personalized menu.

You can also change menus to suit nutritional needs and cater for children too.

Not only do you have the option to create your own menu, but also your own drinks menu – including cocktails.

Your wedding day

When you book your wedding at Holmewood Hall, you have exclusive use of the house and grounds all day.

You can take great photos on the beautiful grounds while your guests relax in the champagne bar.

You don’t have to worry about where to spend your first married night either.

The bridal suite is available to the bride and groom.

There are also 17 additional luxury bedroom suites for your guests to relax in after a fantastic day.

What does a wedding at Holmewood Hall cost?

As with any wedding venue, the price depends on how many guests you have and how many services you use.

At Holmewood Hall, packages start at £ 6,500.

This is for a minimum of 60 guests up to 77 for the ceremony and breakfast and up to 350 for the evening.

It includes welcome drinks, a three-course meal, a buffet, house wine, decorations throughout the building, a DJ and much more.

This also includes your exclusive use of the house and the property until midnight on your wedding night.

To learn more about getting married at Holmewood Hall, visit their website.