Exclusive Use Wedding Venues in Suffolk


Whether you want to say 'I do' in an English country garden, a sprawling Manor House or a sweeping Marquee, Suffolk has a wide range of exclusive use venues for you to choose from. After all, it’s your special day, why share it with anyone else?

Thurstons Wedding Barn

The stunning timber framed Barn at Thurstons Farm in Rendham offers a blank canvas for you to create your own event. With all the facilities you need plus gardens, woods, pond and courtyard complete with flower arches and lots of character. The Barn itself seats 60 comfortably and the courtyard areas provide further seating outdoors, plus the meadows are available for marquees. And the best thing is, its all yours! Accommodation is also available at Thurstons Farm. Click on the link above to find out more and arrange a tour.


Wantisden Valley, Woodbridge
There are three exclusive venues to choose from at Wantisden so you have plenty of choice. The Shephards Cottage is an intimate, thatched and very romantic cottage for smaller weddings up to 40 people. On the other hand, the Main Barn can accommodate up to 400 and the adjacent Mixing Barn can cater for a further 180 so you can really go large if you want to, or hire either of them separately (but exclusively, so only one Barn would be in use on any day). The setting is rural and peaceful, and although only 15 miles north of Ipswich you'll feel miles away from anywhere. Find out more about Wantisden Valley Exclusive Hire here

Rookery Meadow, Bungay
For nature lovers everywhere looking for an authentic, rustic & natural environment to take your vows, a meadow wedding is the perfect setting.
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Woodhall Manor
Surrounded by sweeping countryside and just a stones throw from the beach, Woodhall Manor (pictured above) is a privately owned country house that can host a romantic ceremony, throw a fun-filled reception and provide accommodation for you and up to 26 of your guests. A dedicated wedding planner will ensure that your special day goes without a hitch whilst the brigade of talented chefs can create a lavish banquet or a meaty hog roast. The choice is yours! Click on the link above to find more about this idyllic Wedding Venue.

Exclusive Use Venues in Suffolk



Kenton Hall Estate
To ensure the highest quality of service, Kenton Hall Estate hosts just one wedding each weekend giving you and your guests the ultimate experience of privacy and intimacy. The stunning event marquee features a rare scalloped roof and is available for wedding blessings and receptions from April to September. For an extra special touch, you can spend your wedding night under the stars in one of the Estates luxurious ‘glamping’ tents. King size beds, 100% cotton sheets, log burning stoves, private bathrooms and decked BBQ area included as standard! If this sounds like your dream Wedding venue see Kenton Hall for more details.




The Westleton Crown
If you are looking for a more intimate venue then this 12th century traditional Suffolk coaching Inn could be just perfect The sophisticated Westleton Crown has bags of rustic charm plus an impressive two AA rosette restaurant to wine and dine your guests and 34 cosy, contemporary bedrooms. It is situated in the pretty village of Westleton, just opposite the thatched village church, perfect for a country ceremony, or if you would prefer, The Crown is also licensed for civil ceremonies. You can enjoy exclusive use of the Crown for your wedding day from the stylish garden room, cosy snug and elegant parlour to the charming terraced gardens, and of course all of the bedrooms. They offer bespoke deals and the flexibility to choose what you want. Get in touch with The Westleton Crown to find out more.


High Lodge Leisure
Set in 120 acres, the self contained rural venue High Lodge Leisure offers a great scenic location and facilities for large or small wedding parties. Conveniently situated just off the A12 in Hinton, there are beautiful lakes as a backdrop for pictures. The Champion Suite contains restrooms, bar lounge and patio area. It can seat up to 200 guests for a sit down meal or 300 for an evening reception. Larger numbers can also be accommodated in a marquee in the grounds. There are also 15 luxury on-site lodges, 6 of which have private hot tubs meaning you and your guests can relax and stay onsite.



Exclusive Use Venues in Suffolk



Hungarian Hall Events, Woodbridge
Beautiful and exclusive, you'll be delighted with what's on offer at Hungarian Hall, situated deep in the Suffolk countryside near Woodbridge. Hosting exclusive weddings and receptions for over 6 years, flexibility and responsiveness to your requirements are key to their success. You can hold your ceremony in the beautiful Danube Suite (seats up to 170 but easily rearranged for more intimate gatherings), and then move next door to the marquee where there are separate areas for your reception, catering, dance floor & more. Outside the stunning pond & gardens are a perfect backdrop for your wedding photos, and guests can enjoy croquet on the lawn if they wish. Find out more here - Hungarian Hall


Hedingham Castle, Castle Hedingham
Yours for the day, this fantastic 900 year Norman Keep which must be one of the most romantic and unique venues anywhere in the UK! But you get more than this too - after your Ceremony in the candlelit majesty of the Banqueting Hall where Kings & Queens through the centuries have dined - lead your guests over the Tudor Bridge to the Georgian Mansion House, where drinks are served in the Great Hall overlooking the formal gardens and ornamental lake. After the reception progress into the Tulip Lawn Marquee, outside which the magnificent Tulip Tree, one of only three in England, creates the perfect backdrop for your photos. This a magical haven where romance becomes real, so find out more about it here - Hedingham Castle.

Open Top Touring Exclusive Wedding Car Hire
Treat yourselves to an exclusive self-drive wedding hire in a Classic Sports Car!
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What a fun start to married life - find out all about it by clicking on the link above


Hintlesham Hall Hotel
With three opulent rooms licensed for civil ceremonies and a choice of grand or intimate dining rooms for your reception, Hintlesham Hall is sure to impress even the most demanding of couples. The Gainsborough Wedding Package offers couples exclusive use of the hotel from 3pm on your wedding day allowing you to enjoy the splendid surroundings in perfect privacy. Canapes, a three-course wedding breakfast, an evening buffet, accommodation and much more is included in this all-inclusive, highly impressive package. Find out more here - Hintlesham Hall


Lanwades Hall, Newmarket
This is a beautiful country manor house wedding venue close to Newmarket, set in 120 acres of mature, private park land and gardens. A large Tudor-style manor house built in 1907 in the middle of Lanwades Park, a precious gem hidden away in Suffolk’s rich countryside, offering privacy and exclusivity for your wedding reception, ceremony or even the whole day! Find out more about this exclusive, private facility here - Lanwades Hall, Newmarket

Exclusive Use Venues in Suffolk



Abbot's Hall, Stowmarket
Abbot's Hall is an exclusive new wedding reception venue in the heart of Stowmarket, yet as it is surrounded by extensive grounds you'll feel as though you're in the middle of the country. The Hall itself is a stunning Grade 11 Listed Queen Anne style, surrounded by woodland, lawns, a walled garden and an orangery. A bespoke, top of the range furnished marquee in the grounds of Abbot’s Hall is available for your reception so you'll have numerous photo opportunities to capture a memorable and special day.
Wedding packages include exclusive use of the furnished marquee, grounds and orangery, and can also include use of the thirteenth century barn for an evening reception. Be one of the first to hold your reception at this reception venue - take a look at Abbot's Hall

Exclusive Suffolk Venues

Priory Hall, Hadleigh
Priory Hall offers a unique galleried Tudor Hall that can accommodate 120 guests for your civil ceremony or wedding reception. There are 22 acres of grounds and gardens here, so exclusive really does mean exclusive! And you can helicopter in if you wish...but it does play havoc with the hairdos. Find out more by clicking on the link above.

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About the author - Sarah Quinlan is the owner of the Suffolk Guides. You can follow her on Twitter @SarahinSuffolk or Google+