Cotton Menu Option from £65.00 per head includes:
We would love for you to come and visit Howsham Hall and experience the beautiful setting. Viewings are held by appointment and can be arranged at a time that suits you. We cannot wait to welcome you to Howsham Hall!
Howsham Hall is a Grade I listed, luxurious stately home available to hire exclusively for your wedding. Located just 14 miles from York and surrounded by historic parkland and formal lawns, Howsham offers the perfect retreat.
A warm welcome
Hosting impeccably stylish weddings is part of Howsham Hall’s history. Precious moments of uncomplicated happiness are their constant inspiration and it is with this in mind that the team welcome you to experience Weddings at Howsham Hall. They are passionate about the quality of everything that they do, offering something truly special. The Dine Difference.
When you are planning that ‘once in a lifetime’ event, you want a setting that is not just a blank backdrop to your flowers and Champagne, but an exquisitely dressed stage that will make your big day truly unforgettable.
Your venue should not shrink into the background but play a major role in your wedding. It should offer character, history and beauty. It should put your guests at ease and encourage them to stroll, mingle and talk. It should be the starting point for beautiful memories that will linger long after everyone has departed. For that you need an exceptional location… Howsham Hall.
Your own Country House for a Weekend
At Howsham Hall, the perfect wedding weekend stay includes exclusive use of the venue. Howsham Hall has 12 sumptuous bedrooms, offering guests a stay within a chic retreat, marrying a perfect blend of stylish interiors with a backdrop of a period house. Designed with a relaxing stay in mind, but with a feel of grandeur, the interiors at Howsham Hall are perfect for guests to experience a quintessential English country house, with a difference! Just 30 minutes from York, the location is perfect for a little break from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Howsham Hall happens to have the most spectacular Bridal Suite, which is one of the largest in Europe!! This amazing suite features its own private sitting room with larger lounge area, mirrors and dressing platforms, ideal for the bridal morning preparations. The Bridal Suite flows effortlessly through to a dressing room and master bedroom. The bathroom is fit for a royal couple, with a large feature bath, walk in showers and views as far as the eye can see.
The ceremony is the centrepiece of your wedding day! Their Great Hall, with its tasteful décor, polished wood flooring, chandelier lighting, views across the front lawns and working stone fire is a truly romantic place to hold your civil ceremony. Once the ‘I Do’s’ are done, it’s onto the celebrations! The Drinks Reception can be held outside in the gardens and grounds with the backdrop of the stunning majestic building for photographs. Guests can also mingle and chat, making use of the spacious and light filled Staircase Hall – it’s a photographer’s paradise. Guests can even have a game of snooker in the Billiard Room while you’re getting your photos taken!
No Celebration is complete without food and drink! Your guests will be blown away by The Drawing Room as your Wedding Breakfast setting, it is truly spectacular! Designed with the wow factor in mind, mixing a cocktail of contemporary and traditional allows for any style of wedding tablescapes to come alive! Whether your style be classic, English country garden or modern with a luxury twist, any style will fit in perfectly at home within the setting of Howsham Hall. As wedding packages don’t exist, your celebration is as individual as you as a couple. The food and drink you decide to have for your Wedding Day has been carefully curated by their team of award-winning chefs. From Champagne and delicate canapés for the Drinks Reception, to an elegant and fine dining Wedding Breakfast, the choice is yours! Fun options also include grazing stations and evening bites to tempt your guests. Why not plan some entertainment, some live music played on the Howsham Hall piano, while guests enjoy a truly memorable meal, sounds delightful!
When it is party time, Howsham Hall has it’s very own evening bar and dancefloor wing! With direct access to the Riverside Terrace, dressed with festoon lighting, casual furniture and views of the river, guests can throw shapes on the dancefloor or enjoy a cocktail with a view! With rich velvets, copper accents and a private viewing gallery, this unique setting fits with the quirks of Howsham Hall perfectly.
Once your booking of Howsham Hall is confirmed, you’ll be introduced to your dedicated Event Manager who will be there throughout the run up to your wedding, delivering award-winning service to help you plan your special day. From choosing suppliers, finalising the seating plan, to advice on picking the perfect menu, they’ll be on hand to make sure your wedding planning is as stress-free as possible. With over 20 years’ experience working with VIPs, celebrities and the Royal Family, you can be sure you’ll be in safe hands!
As Howsham Hall is not a hotel, you can treat it as yours for the duration of your stay. Design your wedding weekend around you: Take a stroll through the gardens and grounds, relax in front of the Great Hall fire with a book, have a girlie night of gossip in the Bridal Suite lounge or get competitive with a game or two of snooker in the billiards room. Relaxed luxury is what they do best!
Howsham Hall is situated just 14 miles from York and is easily accessible from the A64.
12 bedrooms (sleeps 28) available for guest accommodation. The bridal suite and lounge is one of the biggest in Europe.
Venue Hire ranges from £1,875 to £5,500 + VAT per day, depending on day and season. Our menu prices start from £65.00 per head plus VAT.
Each wedding is a unique as each couple!
Yes, live music is available!
When it is party time, Howsham Hall has it’s very own evening bar and dance floor wing! With direct access to the Riverside Terrace, dressed with festoon lighting, casual furniture and views of the river, guests can throw shapes on the dance floor or enjoy a cocktail with a view!
With rich velvets, copper accents and a private viewing gallery, this unique setting fits with the quirks of Howsham Hall perfectly.