Baron's Hall

Built in 1341, this original part of the house is incomparable in its magnificence, and the original chestnut roof is a marvel of medieval architecture. With its towering beamed roof, original gothic windows and the candelabras lit, this room will delight your guests the moment they enter. The hall can accommodate up to 200 guests for ceremonies and up to 136 for seated dining.

Sunderland Room

Named after Lady Dorothy Sidney, who married the Earl of Sunderland in the 17th century, and from whom the more recent Spencer and Churchill family lines are descended, the Sunderland Room is situated on the upper floor, with access to the Minstrels’ Gallery which overlooks the Baron’s Hall. Originally a withdrawing room for the ladies of the House, this part-panelled, part-sandstone walled room, with mullioned windows, a fireplace and views across to the Gardens, is also furnished with historic paintings. A popular choice for ceremonies, it can seat up to 136 guests for the wedding ceremony or 88 for a seated reception.


Formerly the original bottle store of the medieval household and adjacent to the Baron’s Hall, with 17th century tapestries adorning the walls, this intimate room can be transformed into an inviting bar area for receptions held in the Baron’s Hall. It is also licensed for more intimate ceremonies of up to 40 people.

Inner Courtyard

The private courtyard is the perfect location for any size wedding, offering the opportunity to get married outside. It can also be used as a reception drinks area and can be accessed through the grandest of main entrances from the private driveway.


Due to the nature and age of the House, from mid-October through to mid-May, the Baron’s Hall is unsuitable for hosting a wedding breakfast or evening reception.  Couples therefore have the option of marrying in one of the medieval rooms and later hosting their reception in a beautifully draped marquee in the stunning Inner Courtyard.