Weddings YOU DREAM IT WE DO IT

- YOU DREAM IT, WE DO IT -

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There is nothing ordinary about Highfield House.

Every detail of our beautiful venue has been lovingly crafted by our family team, and we take the same, bespoke approach to organising your wedding.

 

We don’t do packages, we do build dreams.

From our first meeting with you, we take the time to tap into your imagination and really understand how you see your special day. We then work with you to transfer that vision from your mind’s eye into reality, creating an occasion full of memorable moments that you and your guests will treasure forever.

 

Our couples have exclusive use of our house and grounds from their pre-wedding preparations to the ceremony itself, wedding breakfast, evening party, and first breakfast together. From welcoming your guests in our stunning Entrance Hall with its period stained glass windows; to the ceremony in our Great Hall with its vaulted ceiling and wrought iron chandeliers; and your wedding breakfast in the Drawing Room with its elegant carved ceilings and stunning open fireplace, which can be transformed into a dance floor in the evening. Then there is our cosy Library Bar snug, and comfy Palm Parlour for guests who choose to take a little time out from the festivities in a quieter corner.

EVERY DETAIL CONSIDERED

 

 

 

In fair weather, you can spill out into our idyllic patio and garden area, bordered by an array of beautiful trees and flowers, and a small stream, for lawn games or simply socialising in the outdoors. Younger guests are also catered for, with lawn games, picnic and dressing-up boxes, and play tents.

 

And when the shared celebrations are over,

the bride and groom can enjoy their first night as a married couple in the secluded bliss of our beautiful bridal suite.

 

But it is our family touch which we believe makes the nuptials we arrange here at Highfield extra-special. The venue is run by our Lampard family team, a lovely, friendly – if slightly quirky – bunch who stop at nothing to make your celebration incredible.

 

We also work with a number of trusted suppliers, and can guide you on sourcing any aspect of your day, from catering to photography and flowers.

 

 

 

“A simply stunning venue,

superb hospitality and a very welcoming atmosphere

has made for an amazing wedding – unforgettable!

Could not have wished for anything more.

It's so nice to see Highfield House coming back to life,

may there be many more amazing events in the future.

 Absolutely perfect weekend from start to finish,

we cannot thank you all enough!”

 

 

- 18th November 2017 Kerrie & Will Pexton -

 

“ We feel very honoured to start our married life in such a beautiful house.

The whole venue, staff and family exceeded our expectations!

We can't thank you all enough for your warmth, help and kindness,

we certainly won't ever forget our amazing day!”

 

 

- 21st October 2017 Jemma & Paul Hodgson -

- YOUR DAY

, YOUR WAY. -

KEY FACTS

 

If you have any questions at all give us a call or drop us an email...

 Your Ceremony Highfield House is licensed to host every type of wedding, from civil ceremonies to humanist gatherings. We have good relationships with registrars, celebrants and other wedding officials, and can help to put you in touch with the right person for your needs.
 Exclusively Yours Our house and gardens are yours to enjoy for the duration of your stay. This includes, inside, the Reception Hall; Drawing Room; Library Bar; Powder Room; Evening Parlour; Grand Stairs; Upper and Lower Galleries and Great Hall. Outside, you have the Upper and Lower Terraces, House Lawns, Beck, Bridge and Board Walks, and Yard and Stable Parking. All of which are fantastic for outdoor entertaining, spending quality time with those closest to you and, of course, your photographs.
 Drinks We serve a great selection of wines, ales and cocktails from our in-house bar.. Prior to your event we invite you to meet with our sommelier who can arrange any specialist requests. Our friendly bar staff on hand for your whole celebration. A variety of drinks packages are available to suit any taste or budget.
 Indoors & Out Highfield offers a beautiful backdrop to your special celebration all year-round, with our beautiful gardens to be enjoyed in better weather, and glorious open fires to create a warm and cosy atmosphere in the colder months.
 Parking Within our street and woodland parking areas we can provide spaces for up to 40 cars. Overflow parking can be sought on our neighbouring streets. The key wedding vehicles can arrive in style and take advantage of a clear frontage to the house. There is Drive Court Entrance is large enough for Small buses, larger vehicles can be arranged across the road.
 Experienced Support We are linked to one of the UK’s most sought-after wedding and event planners, Helen Davies, who is available to offer invaluable advice and guidance through our included ‘Hour with Helen Davies’ with every event booking. Helen can also manage your day end-to-end so that all you have to worry about is turning up. Or, we can take a more hands-off approach and leave you to organise and enjoy, remaining on-hand as and when you need us.
 Bespoke Entertainment We love to let our imaginations run riot here at Highfield and are more than happy to develop fun and games to your specifications, to help make your day extra-special, including picnic kits, parlour games and dressing-up boxes to rent for adults and children alike. Just tell us what you have in mind and we’ll make it happen!
 Sleep Our opulent bridal suite offers three interconnected rooms for up to six guests, ideal for the bride, groom, bridal party and close family members to get ready and enjoy those unforgettable moments together. We also have strong links to other high quality accommodation nearby, and can help you find somewhere equally lovely for your extended party of guests to stay. We can also provide additional nights’ accommodation on request.
 Eat We work with a select list of really excellent caterers and can arrange whatever type of fare you have in mind – from street food-style buffets to opulent sit-down wedding breakfasts and irresistible nibbles. Or you can arrange your own caterer and we’ll provide them with the space and facilities they need.
 Family Friendly We take an open-minded, flexible approach to making all types of extended family and friends very welcome, including children and pets.
 Cost effective Highfield House and grounds is such a beautiful venue in its own right, it needs little dressing, meaning once you’ve hired our space, you can keep other costs to a minimum, simply adding a few finishing touches such as flowers. On the other hand, if you want to splash out, we’re happy to let you transform the house into your personal wedding or party vision, whatever that might be! Many of the items you need, from chairs to table cloths and glamorous tableware are included – just ask for details when you visit.
 Real Log Fires The Drawing Room, Library Bar, Great Hall and Palm Parlour all all have stunning open fire places. We will happily light and tend these during your big day - on a winters day there is nothing more attractive than the wonderful warmth of these fires.
 The Woodlands The Grounds are also exclusively yours, We can hold beautiful ceremonies on the House lawns leading into the Drawing room, under the woodland arch or in the shade of one of the magnificent trees... The woodland provides a wonderful place for photos with waterfalls running through the winter, spring and early summer, the Bridge is a favourite spot...

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 Other included services Our standard wedding packages also include set up on the day before your celebration; an ‘Hour with Helen Davies’; support from our house staff team with your on-the-day logistics; dedicated bar staff; use of our ceremony license; running and maintenance of the open fires in the Drawing Room, Great Hall and Library Bar; ceremony and reception chairs; reception dining tables; table linen and glassware; use of our house furnishings and furniture; use of our terrace exterior furniture; use of our cake table, stand and knife; a video live link between the Great Hall and Library Bar for ceremony viewing and house flowers in the reception hall and wedding apartment. Bespoke additional items can be provided on request for an additional cost, from themed entertainments to particular decorations. Just ask and we will make it happen!
 Optional Extras We have a number of optional extras... Should you wish to extend you stay we can arrange for extra nights stay. Should you wish to utilise any of the rooms the night before your event we can arrange for rooms to be prepared and catered. We have Baskets of extra dressing items, Lawn games, Parlour Games, Kids Games and more... There is always more than the website going on at Highfield so please ask if you have anything in mind...

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