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Hockwold Hall

Hockwold Hall

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Hockwold Hall

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  • Situated in tranquil, rural Norfolk village
  • Holds a rich history with royal connections
  • Secluded location with ornamental gardens
  • Fresh, locally sourced menu ingredients
  • Boasts luxurious on-site accommodation
  • Close proximity to Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Norfolk
  • Licensed for civil ceremonies or vow-renewals
  • Exuberates old-world and country charm

Nestled within a small, rural Breckland village, Hockwold Hall offers an opulent venue, with a historic manor hall and 35 acres of surrounding parkland…

Explore the stately ornamental gardens after you exchange those distinctive vows, or find retreat in the opulence of the manor house interior. Either way this secluded haven is both a striking and impressive place to celebrate your perfect day.


This truly historic venue dates back as far as the 1500s, with areas of the estate mentioned in the Domesday Book. This Norfolk venue presents old-world charm in an idyllic country setting and has seen its fair share of important guests. Over the years, high dignitaries such as Prince Victor Duleep Singh, the godson to Queen Victoria, have retreated to Hockwold Hall.


The Civil Ceremony Room

A romantic space to share those all-important nuptials, the Civil Ceremony Room provides a light and airy, but intimate ambience. This charming space offers garden views from the rustic window frames, allowing the outside to flow in to create a vintage country feel.

Dining Room

Old meets new in the exquisite dining room, decorated with restored old wood-panel walls. The room sits uniformly with other historically retained spaces and also contains a full-length cherry oak dining table and chairs. Perfect for a small to moderate dinner party, with elegance and warmth.

Wedding breakfast capacity - 30 guests

Reception capacity - 40 guests

The Banquet Hall

Dating back to 1757, the oak beamed barn conversion is ideal for hosting your wedding banquet. Whether you're holding an intimate or larger party of guests, this charismatic and versatile space is ideal for hosting your reception.

Wedding breakfast capacity - 60 guests

Reception capacity - 60 guests

Garden Marquee

If you're hosting a larger celebration, the garden marquee is a lovely open space to hold your dream reception. With floor to ceiling windows, the outdoor marquee allows guest to feel like they're right in the heart of the magnificent gardens.

Wedding breakfast capacity - 200 guests

Reception capacity - 200 guests

The Lounge & Cellar

If you're after a comfortable space for guests to mingle in that intermediary time between the ceremony and reception, then the lounge and cellar offer an ideal classic setting. Choose from the traditional country house ambience complete with fireplace and plush carpets in the lounge. Alternatively you might choose a more contemporary feel, by travelling back to the 1920s in the soft-lit stone cellar. Complete with a fully-stocked bar, this curious space includes quirky caricatures that are sure to enhance the enjoyment of any cocktails and canopies.

Reception capacity - 150 guests combined


With over 15 years of experience, catering partners to Hockwold Hall are on hand to execute your ideal wedding menu, with various flexible packages, suitable for any size or budget. All dishes are created using the freshest local produce, with many ingredients sourced from the very garden on-site!

From fine dining to finger food, afternoon tea or an outdoor BBQ, whatever your dream menu, it can be catered for. The full service offered includes, a free tasting session, subject to booking confirmation, a neat display of excellent food and drinks, along with the required staff and equipment to distribute.

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At Hockwold Hall, they understand how important the little things can be on you wedding day. In order to meet individual tastes, they offer an eclectic variety of wines to suit your individual palette. You can compliment your menu with a fine selection of wines available, and should a label become unavailable, a close alternative will be offered. If in the event you wish to serve a drink that is not already on the list, bar staff will go that extra mile to accommodate individual requests, subject to prior written notice.


Hockwold Hall boasts a host of lavish on-site accommodation, suitable for the both the newlyweds and accompanying guests. The room still showcase many historic original features, but have also been recently decorated to add subtle sophistication in a contemporary touch. All accommodation also holds complimentary tea, coffee and bottled water, allowing you to replenish before and after the celebrations.

If you would like to find out more Hockwold Hall, please get in contact with via the buttons below and to the side of this listing.
Hockwold Hall Weddings
Hockwold Cum Wilton
Brandon, Norfolk
IP26 4HZ
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