WEDDINGS AT OWSTON HALL

Owston Hall Hotel is arguably the most stunning wedding venue backdrop in Doncaster, South Yorkshire. Its parkland setting, historic Regency styling and grand staircase are elegant, making for a stunning wedding album.  With a collection of beautiful function rooms for small or large weddings up to 100 guests, Owston Hall can host your marriage/civil partnership ceremony, wedding reception and evening party, as well as accommodating wedding guests in 32 ensuite bedrooms.

“We booked Owston Hall because it only allows one wedding per day, which made it feel totally exclusive without the usual price tag.”

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PACKAGES, PRICES & MENUS

Wedding packages at Owston Hall Hotel are simple to understand and complete in everything you need. Our packages have been crafted with years of experience for your one special day and include food, wine, room hire and much more, plus all the assistance you need from our wedding team.

Our Luxuriously Simple

Our Luxuriously Simple wedding package is a complete package for large weddings, up to 80 day and 100 evening guests. Available any day of the week.

What’s Included

  • The assistance of our experienced wedding coordinators throughout your planning and on your wedding day.
  • A changing room for the bride or groom on the morning of your wedding.
  • Alcoholic/non-alcoholic guest welcome drinks.
  • Delicious canapes served after your wedding ceremony.
  • Use of our vast grounds and halls for your drinks reception and photographs.
  • Three-course wedding breakfast from our premium range.
  • Half a bottle of wine per person for the meal*.
  • White linen tablecloths and napkins on the tables.
  • A glass of our finest prosecco for the toast.
  • Use of our wedding cake stand and knife.
  • Your choice of plentiful evening buffets.
  • A professional DJ for your evening party.
  • Overnight honeymoon suite with a complimentary rose petal and champagne bed turndown.
  • Two premium bedrooms with full Yorkshire breakfast for your VIPs.
  • A special wedding rate for your guests to stay overnight.

*Upgrades available, see the wedding menus for details

Nearest and Dearest Wedding Package

Perfect for a small, intimate wedding ceremony and reception for 10-40 guests. Available Mondays to Thursdays. An evening party can be added to invite more guests.

What’s Included

  • The assistance of our experienced wedding coordinators throughout your planning and on your wedding day.
  • A changing room for the bride or groom on the morning of your wedding.
  • Alcoholic/non-alcoholic guest welcome drinks.
  • Delicious canapes served after your wedding ceremony.
  • Use of our vast grounds and halls for your drinks reception and photographs.
  • Three-course wedding breakfast from our premium range.
  • Half a bottle of wine per person for the meal*.
  • White linen tablecloths and napkins on the tables.
  • A glass of our white prosecco for the toast.
  • Use of our wedding cake stand and knife.
  • Overnight honeymoon suite with a complimentary rose petal and champagne bed turndown.
  • A special wedding rate for your guests to stay overnight.

*Upgrades available, see the wedding menus for details

Twilight Celebration Package

When you’re getting married in church, abroad or off-site, and only want an evening party, choose our exclusive Twilight Package. Available Sundays to Thursdays.

What’s Included

  • The assistance of our experienced wedding coordinators throughout your planning and at your party.
  • A changing room for the bride or groom to get ready in.
  • Use of our vast grounds and unique halls for your photographs
  • White linen tablecloths and napkins at the tables.
  • Use of our wedding cake stand and knife.
  • Your choice of evening buffet selections
  • Professional DJ playing until 12.30 am
  • Overnight honeymoon suite with a complimentary rose petal and champagne bed turndown.
  • A special wedding rate for your guests to stay overnight.

With any Owston Hall wedding package, we provide a special price for your wedding guests to stay overnight. The hotel has 32 rooms across our Whitelock and Heritage wings. Choose from Classic or Executive single rooms, doubles, twins and family rooms, or opt for a Suite.

WEDDING MENUS

The food served at your wedding venue is one of the most important aspects of your day. At Owston Hall Hotel, your wedding breakfast is prepared fresh by the same talented chefs that create dishes in our popular restaurant.

Our day-long wedding packages include a selection of canapés and arrival drinks, a three-course wedding breakfast with accompanying wine, and a delicious evening buffet or hot sandwich selection. You even get to try your wedding menu at a personal tasting in the restaurant at Owston Hall before your wedding day.

WEDDING RECEPTION & CEREMONY ROOMS

The Yarborough Room

The Yarborough room on the first floor is for small, intimate weddings in Doncaster. This south-facing room is for a wedding ceremony for up to 10 guests. Your wedding breakfast can be served in here with guests seated around one large banquet table.

The Chartwell Room

The Chartwell room is on the ground floor and ideal for ceremonies and receptions for 40 guests. The large, south-facing windows overlook the surrounding parkland allowing the natural light flood in, so this rooms feels spacious and airy.

The De-Lacey Room

The De Lacey room on the first floor can seat up to 80 guests for a ceremony and 50 for a wedding reception banquet.  With westerly views over Owston Hall Golf Course, the De Lacey is a popular choice.

The Marlborough Suite

The Marlborough suite on the ground floor is our largest function room for ceremonies and wedding receptions up to 80 guests. In the evening we can host up to 100 party guests and the room’s wooden floor doubles as a fantastic dance floor!  For many big weddings, you can choose to marry in here or the De Lacey room on the first floor.

BOOK A SHOW-ROUND APPOPINTMENT

The best way to view Owston Hall Hotel for your wedding is to visit. Book a free show-round appointment at a time and date to suit you (daytime, evenings and weekend appointments available). A show round takes an hour, is very informal and carries no obligation to book.

YOUR NEXT WEDDING OPEN WEEKEND

Win an Engagement Dinner! Visit Owston Hall Hotel ‘s Wedding Open Weekend

Recently engaged? Visit Doncaster’s beautiful country house hotel and wedding venue. See the rooms dressed for a wedding ceremony and reception by venue stylist Sophia’s Final Touches. Taste handmade canapes, tour the bedrooms, public areas and grounds. Meet the wedding team and check available dates. Free parking onsite.

Wedding packages are from £4500 for 60 day and 80 evening guests. Or small wedding packages (20 guests) from £3000. Evening reception-only packages for 80 guests from £3250. Owston Hall can host weddings up to 80 day and 100 evening guests.

MEET THE WEDDING TEAM

Your Owston Hall wedding coordinator is by your side at each step of your wedding planning journey. From your initial show round to your wedding day – whether that’s two months or two years – you’ll can direct any questions, big or small, to one person.

WEDDING FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How do we book our wedding or civil partnership at Owston Hall Hotel?

Civil marriages/partnerships are conducted by the Doncaster Registrars. Once you’ve reserved a date with us, you need to ensure the registrars have availability on the same date. Contact Doncaster Register Office direct for an appointment as soon as possible, Monday to Friday (8.30 am – 4.30 pm) on 01302 735222. There are fees payable direct to Doncaster Register Office for the marriage/partnership ‘notice’ and the ceremony itself. All information can be found online at www.doncaster.gov.uk

You can reserve a wedding date at Owston Hall Hotel for 14 days, after which time your reservation will be released automatically if we don’t receive your deposit. For weddings over 20 guests the deposit is £1250; for weddings 20 guests or fewer the deposit is £500. Please note all deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Do we count ourselves in the wedding numbers?

Yes. Any wedding package needs to count you in the number of guests. Owston Hall Hotel can cater for up to 80 guests for a wedding reception and 100 for an evening party.

Does Owston Hall hold all the necessary licenses?

Yes, Owston Hall is an approved wedding venue and fully licensed for marriages/civil partnerships by the council registrars. We can host your non-religious ceremony, wedding reception and evening party. The hotel is licensed to sell alcohol until midnight for non-resident wedding guests and later for hotel residents, with music ending at 12:30am.

How many bedrooms do you have?

Owston Hall Hotel has 32 bedrooms in total and a wide choice of double or twin rooms (for double or single occupancy), suites and family rooms.

Yes, you will be allocated a preferential room rate for your wedding party, which can only be booked direct on 01302 722 800; the rate won’t be published anywhere else, e.g. other websites. Guests should quote their names and the wedding date when booking. Rooms are sold on a first come first serve basis. We can allocate specific bedrooms to your guests if you need us to, for example an accessible, family, ground-floor or dog-friendly room, or a suite.

 Bedroom check-in for wedding guests is from 3.00pm and check-out is 11.00am. An early check-in (from 1.00pm) or late check-out (to 1.00pm) may be available for a fee. Guests should call reservations for prices and to pre-book. We can store luggage for guests outside of these times.

Is there a room where the bridal party can get changed?

If you’re getting married at Owston Hall Hotel, you will be allocated a bedroom or private dining room for the morning of your wedding for the bridal party to get ready. Many brides/grooms choose to book a room (or the bridal suite) the night before their wedding as their changing room.

I only want a small wedding; do you cater for this?

Yes, we have wedding packages specifically designed for small or large weddings and Owston Hall Hotel is a premier wedding venue in Doncaster for either. See our small wedding package.

Are there any minimum number requirements?

Yes, for a Saturday we require a minimum of 50 day guests. However, we look to remain as flexible as possible throughout the rest of the week.

How many weddings does Owston Hall host per day?

Only one, regardless of whether yours is a large or small wedding.

Can we provide our own food & drink?

Sorry no – all catering, food and beverages must be provided by Owston Hall Hotel and we don’t offer a corkage service. We operate a strict policy of not permitting any alcohol to be brought onto the property or into the bedrooms; any evidence of such will result in immediate confiscation and a fee chargeable to you, as listed in the contract you sign when booking your wedding. We won’t tolerate the use of any illegal drugs or narcotics by any person on the premises. Any illegal drugs found on any persons or on the premises will result in us notifying the police immediately.

Can I bring my own decorations?

Yes, feel free to bring table gifts or decorations to the hotel the day before your wedding and we will store them for you. Remember, you may not have access to your function room until the morning of your wedding so you should arrange for a venue dresser (or a creative family member/friend) to dress your room for you. Our team can put simple table/room decorations/gifts out for you if you provide clear instructions and plenty of notice. Please avoid attaching any decorations to the walls.

Are we allowed fireworks at Owston Hall?

Due to our proximity to residential and agricultural land, we do not permit fireworks as standard at Owston Hall Hotel.

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