Weddings & Celebrations

The Mary Roxburghe Trust is delighted to partner exclusively with rhubarb for catering and event management. Peerless in their field rhubarb will work with you to create a bespoke event that fulfils your vision, handling every logistical aspect for you. 

Our philosophy is that every event hosted here should be something very special: personal and exquisite.

West Horsley Place’s romantic and fragile beauty, almost untouched by the last century, makes it a unique location for your celebration.  Our guests will have exclusive use of the house and/or garden on the day. Within 30 miles of London, the estate offers a range of stunning settings:

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West Horsley Place

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Gardens:

Our 5 acres of formal walled gardens were laid out in 1710 and feature the rare and beautiful crinkle-crankle (or serpentine) wall, as well as a charming and spacious walled orchard. The gardens offer a variety of possible locations for marquees of any size.

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The Stone Hall:

The Stone Hall,  named for its flagstones made from York Stone,  is where Henry VIII had a 35 course banquet when visiting West Horsley Place in 1536. Classical in style, the Stone Hall has a light and elegant atmosphere and is available for private events including receptions and seated dinners, catering for up to 100 guests.

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The Drawing Room:

The Drawing Room’s original 18th century red silk wall hangings create an intimate and warm atmosphere. The Drawing Room is available for private events including receptions and seated dinners, catering for up to 70 guests.

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The Morning Room:

With views across the home paddock, parquet flooring and hung with historic paintings the Morning Room offers a sophisticated and stylish venue for private events including receptions and seated dinners, catering for up to 60 guests.

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The Library:

West Horsley Place is home to the remarkable Crewe Collection of books (many of which were also donated to Trinity College, Cambridge) which forms our atmospheric library; floor to ceiling bookcases, antique furniture and mediaeval wall arches (complete with witches’ marks) have made this room a favourite with filmmakers. Available for private events including receptions and seated dinners, catering for up to 40 guests.

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Lady Crewe’s Bedroom:

The beautiful Venetian window in Lady Crewe’s bedroom frames a view of acres of rolling meadow, its pale walls, ornate cornicing and intricately carved fireplace give it a delicate feminine character. Available for private events including receptions and seated dinners, catering for up to 50 guests.

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We are currently delighted to host wedding receptions, in autumn 2019 West Horsley Place will have also have a licence for marriages and civil partnerships.

The Future In autumn 2019 West Horsley Place will unveil a further event space in our Place Farm Barn.

 

Proceeds from weddings and celebrations help to fund the work of Mary Roxburghe Trust in restoring West Horsley Place and creating a vibrant centre for the performing and visual arts and the teaching of crafts.

To enquire about holding your event at West Horsley Place contact us by email or phone us on: +44 (0) 1483 282032