6 fantastic wedding venues in Suffolk

Suffolk's best wedding venues

Suffolk's best wedding venues - Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto

With gorgeous stretches of stunning coastline, wonderful rolling countryside and magnificently historic towns and villages, it’s easy to see why Suffolk is such an attractive place to have your wedding. Here are 6 great venues the county has to offer

Woodhall Manor

Woodhall Manor - Credit: Archant

1) Woodhall Manor

Woodhall Manor, Woodhall Drive, Sutton, Woodbridge, IP12 3EG | 01394 411 288 | info@woodhallmanor.com

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Step inside Woodhall Manor and discover a romantic exclusive use wedding venue near the Suffolk Heritage Coast. Full of character and steeped in history, this stunning manor is set in nine acres of enchanting gardens.

With an experienced team that will help every step of the way, from small and intimate weddings to lavish celebrations of up to 200 guests, Woodhall has it covered. Licensed for indoor and outdoor ceremonies, Woodhall understands that every wedding is unique. Delivering all types of ceremonies, suiting all faiths, cultures and religions.

With years of experience, you can count on the award-winning chefs to whip up a fantastic feast. Using only the freshest local ingredients, bringing foodie dreams to life.

The 14 beautiful bedrooms offer uniquely designed rooms each one different from the last. Enjoy four-poster beds, roll-top baths and stunning views! The manor’s mix of history, beauty and eclectic features offers something for everyone.

Hintlesham Hall

Hintlesham Hall - Credit: Archant

2) Hintlesham Hall

Hintlesham Hall Hotel, Hintlesham, Ipswich, IP8 3NS | 01473 652334

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Hintlesham Hall... the perfect place to say ‘I do’. A luxurious country house hotel, built around a magnificent mansion dating back to 1448 and now a Grade 1 listed building, Hintlesham Hall is widely recognised as one of the most prestigious and romantic wedding venues in Suffolk and has everything you require for your perfect day.

Every wedding is unique and their experienced events team will passionately work with you from your initial enquiry to the day itself to create your dream wedding.

Coupled with the Hall’s reputation for excellent food, friendly and attentive service, luxury surroundings and memorable photo opportunities, they’ll ensure you have a truly special day.

They offer a flexible range of wedding packages including exclusive use of the Hall.

Copdock Hall

Copdock Hall - Credit: Archant

3) Copdock Hall

Church Lane, Copdock, IP8 3JZ | 01473 730906

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Copdock Hall is a stunning Grade II-listed Elizabethan barn, located in the beautiful Suffolk countryside but within easy access of main roads and key transport links.

An exquisite wedding venue, it offers 48-hour hire for couples allowing time to decorate and personalise ahead of your big day. Licensed for civil ceremonies – even outdoors - but also located next to picturesque St Peter’s church, Copdock Hall can cater for small intimate weddings as well as large groups.

An event manager is on hand from your pre-wedding meeting to the big day itself and there is a spacious bridal room for preparations. All areas are fully accessible on one level and the grounds offer extensive photo opportunities including a vineyard producing white and rose wine, plus sparkling rose.

Nearby there is a range of accommodation for an overnight stay or a weekend away. It has all the ingredients of the perfect wedding venue – why not come and see for yourself?

The Hangar at Milsoms Kesgrave Hall

The Hangar at Milsoms Kesgrave Hall - Credit: Archant

4) The Hangar at Milsoms Kesgrave Hall

Hall Road, Kesgrave, Ipswich | 01473 333741 | events@kesgravehall.com

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What makes The Hangar at Milsoms Kesgrave Hall special? When asked this question it’s incredibly difficult to sum up in a few words but we’ll try! Catch anyone walking in the door for the first time you will see their eyes light up, as one of Suffolk’s most unique event venues it has definitely got plenty of WOW factor.

The area has been designed with huge attention to detail from the silk-lined walls and leather sofas to the fabulous lighting and black starlit ceiling. In the evening, part of the fun is to turn down the lights (which can be themed to match the colour scheme), turn up the music and the haze machine and party.

Gwenny, the Event Organiser, has a wealth of experience when it comes to organising weddings and she will be with you every step of the way from the first planning meeting to the day itself. The Kesgrave Hall team will run the day with huge attention to detail allowing the wedding party to relax and enjoy their special day.The menus have been specially chosen by executive head chef Stuart Oliver, with delicious food cooked in the Hangar’s dedicated kitchen. Photo opportunities abound in the upper garden which is dedicated to weddings, parties and events in the Hangar.

To complete the picture Milsoms Kesgrave Hall has 23 bedrooms which can be booked for the bridal party. Another idea is to arrive and stay the night before by booking The Bunker with its own terrace and enjoy an informal barbecue with family and close friends.

Snape Maltings

Snape Maltings - Credit: Archant

5) Snape Maltings

Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Snape, IP17 1SP | 01728 687 129

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A wedding venue like no other, the redeveloped Victorian industrial buildings of Snape Maltings, set against a breathtaking landscape of water, reeds and sky, offer the perfect backdrop for your special day.

Embrace their unique locations to say ‘I do’ - including the internationally renowned Concert Hall stage, the boardwalk amongst the reeds or the Concert Hall Restaurant with views across the River Alde.

They also have several wonderful spaces for your reception, including the Concert Hall bar and terrace area, or the Britten Studio.

Their flexible packages are completely tailored to you, with bespoke menus created by in-house chefs using seasonal and local produce, and a dedicated event manager to be on hand for the whole day. They also have luxury accommodation to hire on site and ample free parking.

Culford Hall

Culford Hall - Credit: Archant

6) Culford Hall

Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP28 6TX | 01284 385350 | weddings@culford.co.uk

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Culford Hall and its 480 acres of beautiful grounds will provide a wonderful, relaxed environment for your wedding day. They aim to create the special day of your dreams and their dedicated team will be delighted to work with you to achieve this.

The impressive 18th century house, gardens and parkland of the Culford estate offer stunning surroundings in which to celebrate your special occasion. The Parish Church is located in the grounds, enabling you to walk from your wedding ceremony, across the beautiful lawns, to the reception venue of your choice.

Culford can cater for any size party, from an intimate wedding of 50 to a large reception consisting of 300 guests.

Come and see for yourself: The best way to find out more about Culford is to come and visit them.


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