Hanbury Manor Wedding Venue Guide

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Hanbury Manor, Ware, Hertfordshire, SG12 0SD

Hanbury Manor is located in Cambridge Road, Ware, and Hertfordshire. Formely a manor house and boarding school, it is now a wedding venue, hotel and country club. It is set amid 200 acres of stunning parkland. Hanbury Manor’s historic and elegant architecture makes this wedding venue truly unique. It is popular with couples who like to mark the occasion with a touch of history. The exclusive 5-star country house hotel is licensed for civil ceremonies. They offer a choice of function rooms, wedding cuisine, plus a fully equipped spa and leisure club. Their luxurious suites have a wealth of period Georgian features.

Hanbury Manor & Country Club is stately Jacobean country house set in 200 acres of Hertfordshire parkland and is part of the Marriot group of hotels. The historic Hanbury Manor makes a lasting impression. As London’s time-honoured “Original Country Retreat”, you’ll find the obliging service and amenities expected from a luxury hotel in Hertfordshire. If you are to choose Hanbury Manor certified wedding planners to help plan your special day. Expect elegant period spaces, open fireplaces and lovely outdoor venues lend a special air to your event. The Spectacular Poles Hall, once the chapel of the Convent entertaining up to 120 guests. You can expect innovative catering which can be customized for weddings.

Hanbury Manor Key Facts

Do they have parking for guests at Hanbury Manor Do they have parking for guests

Do they have inhouse catering at Hanbury Manor Do they have inhouse catering

Do they have accommodation  for the bride at Hanbury Manor Do they have accommodation for the bride

Is Hanbury Manor licensed for civil ceremonies? Is the venue licensed for civil ceremonies?

Do they have guest bedrooms?:

yes

Other notes about Hanbury Manor:

Hanbury Manor suggest the following timings. Ceremony: 1.30pm Reception Drinks: 2pm – 3.30pm Receiving Line: 3.30pm – 4pm Wedding Breakfast: 4pm – 6pm Speeches & Toast: 6pm – 6.30pm Evening Room Refresh: 6.30pm – 7.30pm Evening Reception: 7.30pm – midnight Please be aware that if the wedding breakfast is in the same room as the ceremony, we request at least 2 hours to dress the tables.

Rooms at Hanbury Manor



Drawing Room

The Drawing Room features a remarkable stone fireplace, oak panelling and views across the golf course and lake.

Drawing Room at Hanbury Manor

Capacity of Room

For reception 30, for wedding breakfast 30.

Conservatory

The Conservatory, with a private terrace and bar is equally intimate for your wedding reception, with each room accommodating up to 40 guests

Capacity of Room

For reception 40, for wedding breakfast 40.

Garden Court Lounge

Garden Court is a private, self-contained setting ideal for up to 80 guests. A beautiful walled garden lends itself well to photographs and aperitifs, making this a delightful location for your wedding feast.

Garden Court Lounge at Hanbury Manor

Capacity of Room

For reception 120, for wedding breakfast 80.

Thunderidge

A grand room, with built in Band stage to the front. Access to a bar is given by a small door to the rear during evening receptions.

Is Thunderidge suitable for ceremony Suitable for ceremony

Is Thunderidge suitable for drinks reception Suitable for drinks reception

Is Thunderidge suitable for wedding breakfast Suitable for wedding breakfast

Is Thunderidge suitable for turnaround period Suitable for turnaround period

Is Thunderidge suitable for evening reception Suitable for evening reception

Is there a grand piano (in good condition)

Is digital piano music allowed

Capacity of Room

For reception 120, for wedding breakfast 120.

Supplier Access, Unloading and Set Up

Flat Access. Very Easy

Power Supply

Yes


Poles Hall

Originally the chapel of the Manor House, Poles Hall is truly breathtaking. With vaulted ceilings, a minstrel gallery and banquet-style seating for up to 120 guests.

Poles Hall at Hanbury Manor

Is Poles Hall suitable for ceremony Suitable for ceremony

Is Poles Hall suitable for drinks reception Suitable for drinks reception

Is Poles Hall suitable for wedding breakfast Suitable for wedding breakfast

Is Poles Hall suitable for turnaround period Suitable for turnaround period

Is Poles Hall suitable for evening reception Suitable for evening reception

Is there a grand piano (in good condition)

Is digital piano music allowed

Capacity of Room

For reception 120, for wedding breakfast 120.

Supplier Access, Unloading and Set Up

Flat Access. Very Easy

Power Supply

Yes


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Real Weddings reviews of Hanbury Manor

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Amy Johnstone got married at Hanbury Manor on the 31st July 2015

How would you rate Hanbury Manor out of 5?

Why did you choose Hanbury Manor for your wedding?

After looking at several wedding venues in Herts and Essex Hanbury Manor seem to offer a grand venue with beautiful surroundings at a very competitive price. It also gave a selection of room choices and caters for smaller weddings due to this.

What was the best thing about Hanbury Manor?

The best thing about Hanbury Manor had to be the service on the day. You were given a team who looked after your every need and if you had any problem they would sort this straight away.

How helpful were the staff at Hanbury Manor before the event?

We did struggle at first with communication with Hanbury Manor and found it difficult to sort the wedding contract with our wedding coordinator. We sent several emails with no reply and eventually had to contact the head of events and weddings who gave us a new coordinator called Emily who was faultless.

How helpful were the staff at Hanbury Manor on the day of the event?

The staff on the day were very helpful. Unfortunately our photographer pulled out on us an hour before the wedding and Hanbury were fantastic as they found a local photographer who got to us on time.

What did you wish you knew about Hanbury Manor before getting married?

Be aware other wedding will be held in different areas of the venue on the same day as yours. We were told this but another couple were not and they seemed horrified that I was getting married the same day as them.It sounds silly but behind Hanbury is a Biffa landfill site and this can be really smelly at times. Especially if the winds blowing the wrong way. You can sometimes even smell this in the hotel. Some of our guest noticed it and felt quite sick.

What tips would you give someone getting married at Hanbury Manor?

Make sure you get a good deal on your wedding package and check it through we were almost charged for things we got free in our package.Ask for a upgrade for your rooms and for a discount for guestsVisit the room you have chosen a few times for flowers and decorations purpose as we viewed our room in December but married in July and the room looked totally different in the summer light.

Average rating by real brides for Hanbury Manor is:

They scored 80% based on the opinions of 1 people who got married at Hanbury Manor.

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