The Manor House wedding good to knows
- How many people can we have at the wedding?
We can cater for up to 120 guests for the wedding reception and up to 150 for the evening party
- How many weddings do you have per day?
We limit the number of weddings at the venue to one per day.
- We want a civil ceremony - what should we do?
Contact the friendly team at Chippenham Registry Office on 0300 0034570
- Do you allow outside catering?
We don’t allow outside caterers but can reassure you that our experienced Chefs work alongside you to develop an magical meal.
- What is your minimum and maximum number?
You can have an intimate wedding for 2 in our beautiful smaller suite, or invite up to 120 guests for your wedding breakfast.
- How long does each section of the day take?
The ceremony (if required) 30 minutes
A refreshing drinks reception whilst the photographs are being taken is normally 1 hour 30 minutes
The receiving line (optional) should be about 30 minutes
A three-course wedding breakfast with coffee and petit fours is 2 hours
Speeches are usually 30 minutes unless the Best Man really gets going!
Cutting the cake takes 5 minutes which is just long enough to get the perfect picture
The evening entertainment sets-up whilst we turn the room into the evening reception and unless you have a 12 piece band we have the room ready in 60 minutes - you can then dance the night away until midnight!
- What time can my suppliers set-up from?
The room is yours for the whole day so any of your suppliers can set-up from 7.00am on ther morning of the wedding
- Do you have chair covers?
We hire chair covers for you and there is a wide choice of coloured bows - these will be set up on the day so you don’t have to lift a finger.
- When time does the alcohol licence run to for the bar?
The licence is up to midnight
- Is a Toastmaster included?
We don’t have a toastmaster but we can of course, source one for you… a small charge
- Do you allow confetti?
Yes we do - but outside only please.
- What is the payment schedule?
The deposit is £1,500, with 50% of the payment due 6 months prior to your wedding and full prepayment due 6 weeks before your wedding.
- How long will you hold a date for me?
We can hold a date for 2 weeks whilst you come to a decision and speak with the Church/ Registrar
- Do you allow candles?
Yes as long as the tip of the naked flame is covered
- Do you have accommodation?
Yes, we have our lovely Waterfall Lodge for up to 8 people or the hotel here on the estate is a short 5 minute buggy ride from the Clubhouse with 50 beautiful bedrooms.
- Do you allow fireworks?
No unfortunately not.
- Do you have parking?
Yes, plenty of it!
- Do you have special offers for last minute weddings?
Yes we have our Whirlwind Wedding Package from £59 per person