FAQs: Planning The Day

We can fit 120 in the Orangery on round tables, 110 if needing a small top table. There are many opportunities and possibilities to seat more at Woolverstone Hall. The best thing to do is to come view the venue and view the possibilities yourself!

Yes, we have 2 high chairs.

The Orangery access times vary depending on time of year, during term time from 4.00pm to 8.00pm. and during holidays from 10.00am to 8.00pm.

From 8.00am.

No. The site is closed on Sundays

Yes, Term time from 7.00 – 9.00am, during holidays 8.00 – 11.00am.

Yes, we provide easels which can hold your table plan.

In order to conform with our premises licence and out of consideration for local residents, all wedding parties must finish by 1.00am

Yes, you can get a quote from a marquee supplier, suggested companies are available.

You can have a long top table, but this takes up the space of 2 round tables, reducing the capacity to 100

We need an idea of your plans 3-4 weeks prior to your wedding date and you need to arrange a visit to discuss final setup plans of the orangery and other rooms used.

We don’t have a cloakroom but we do have a hanging rail and plenty of rooms where guests can leave their coats if required.

When you come for a look around we will give you a contact list which gives local suppliers such as photographers, florists, cake makers etc.

Yes, as long as you make an appointment beforehand

We recommend that your day rolls into your evening without a big break.

Yes, the front of Woolverstone Hall is lit and there are lights on the wall overlooking the rear terrace

Fireworks can be fired from the back lawn and must be fired up to 11pm by a certified company.

Unfortunately we don’t allow Chinese lanterns to be launched as the debris impacts on our local residents and farmland. It also causes harm to local livestock. This ruling is in line with recommendations from the Country Land Association.

Yes.

We have a list of local taxi companies. As Woolverstone Hall is situated in a rural location we would strongly recommend that taxis are booked in advance

A caretaker is on duty thought-out the event,  he/she is employed to look after the building. You can also request for our Events Executive to be there on the day to help and support you both on your special day.