Lillibrooke Manor | Everything You Need to Know

Weddings at Lillibrooke Manor and Barns

There can be a lot to consider when choosing your wedding venue and estimating your catering spend. To help with comparisons to draw up your short list, here’s all the important information we think you’ll need

What is provided?

The Venue:
Lillibrooke Manor and Barns

  • Exclusive use of the 15-acre estate and barns between 8am and midnightbarns
  • Unique and separate spaces for your civil ceremony (max 130), wedding breakfast (max 170) and reception areas for drinks and dancing for up to 220 guests.
  • Private Bridal preparation room
  • Tables and chairs
  • PA /sound system/wireless microphone for speeches
  • Projector & large screen in the Great Barn
  • Easel
  • Leather Chesterfield armchairs in Engine House
  • Disabled access and toilet facilities
  • Free onsite parking
  • Pet Friendly

Event Management & Catering:
Heritage Venues

  • Our amazing team from the moment you enquire
  • Appointed Operations contact to help you with all your planning and preparation
  • Event Manager & full event team on your wedding day
  • Experienced staff to co-ordinate pre wedding ceremony registrar meetings
  • Complimentary menu tasting for two
  • Fully stocked bar (card payments only)
  • Use of laptop and Spotify
  • Guest Wi-Fi
  • Cake table & knife
  • Table linen, crockery, cutlery and glassware
  • Pre & post event cleaning

Accommodation: Hestian Stays*

The recently renovated Grade II listed Manor House provides luxury accommodation in six double suites all with ensuite bathrooms. When booking the Manor House, The Loft and The Old Piggery; two private double suites with ensuite, situated adjacent to the Manor House are also available to book.

What you pay and when

Time of booking 3 months after booking 13 months before your wedding date 6 months before your wedding date 1 month before your wedding date
Venue Hire payment breakdown (LM)
25% deposit of total cost
25% deposit of total cost
50% outstanding balance
Payable to Lillibrooke Manor (LM)
Event Management & Catering payment breakdown (HVL)

Your minimum catering spend

- Wednesday Thursday Sunday £5,000 inc VAT

- Friday and Saturday £6,600 inc VAT

Final catering balance outstanding monies
Payable to Heritage Venues (HVL)
Manor House payment breakdown (HS)
Payable to Hestian Stays (HS)*

Phased payment periods may be shortened or may not apply to any booking made within a 12-month period of the date.

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Civil Weddings and Celebrant Ceremonies at Lillibrooke Manor

A Civil Wedding charge of £420 inc. VAT is payable if the wedding is due to take place at Lillibrooke Manor. This will include the set up of chairs, tables, linen, use of speaker systems, cleaning thereafter and the civil licence fee. The fee is payable to Heritage Venues, the Event and Catering Management Company and separate to the Registrar payment that you book directly.

Heritage Venues Event Management & Catering

All prices include VAT

Per head


£8.70 for 3

£14.52 for 5

3 Course Wedding Breakfasts

Note: supplements apply to some dishes - see menu for details

Main Menu
Slow Cooked Pork Belly
Pie Selection
Children’s Menu
Supplier Meal

Evening Buffet

We recommend catering for no less than 80% of your total evening guests

Option 1: Wood Fired Half Pizza
Option 2: Grill
Option 3: Slow Cooked Pork Belly
Option 4: Light Bites
Option 5: Antipasti Table
Option 6: Wrap Bar
Option 7: Dirty Wedges


Drinks Package A
Drinks Package B
Drinks Package C
English Drinks Package*
Soft Drinks Package
Glassware Package**

Additional costs where applicable

Civil Ceremony fee (not including Registrar’s fee)
Bank Holidays & New Year’s Eve
Easter Sunday
Day before Bank Holiday

Bank Holiday Mondays charged at the Sunday rate within that month

To guarantee the very highest of standards in both culinary excellence and food safety, external caterers are not permitted.

What you need to know

– Minimum Event Management & Catering spend is £5000 Inc VAT for Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday (excluding Bank Holidays)
– Minimum Event Management & Catering spend is £6600 Inc VAT for Friday & Saturday
– Prices are current at the time of publication and are subject to change in line with market rates.

– Prices will be held at the current published rate 6 months before your wedding date

All drinks are subject to change in line with availability

*This is a guide price for the English Wines Package, but may be subject to change depending on your choices and availability
** The Glassware Package replaces the Heritage Venues Drinks Packages and is limited to the same strength and quantities we would provide for welcome drinks, table wine during the meal and toast drinks only.  Please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions document for full details.

A Little More Pzazz

Make your wedding stand out for all the right reasons by adding some extra touches to your day. Incorporating unique wedding ideas is a sure-fire way to ensure your guests never forget the fun they had at your wedding.

Create a menu fit for any foody

All prices include VAT @ 20%

Amuse-bouche per person


Soup Course per person
Fourth Course per person

Champagne Breakfast

Bridal Hamper

Drinks Reception

Drinks Bicycle to serve Pimms or Prosecco

£180 on glassware package

Pimp my Prosecco


Boozy Pimp my Prosecco starting from

£300 for 40 shots

Beer Bath starting with 50 bottles, starting from

£250 on glassware package

Drinks Station Choose from Gin, Whiskey, Rum from

£300 for 40 shots

Boozy Hot Chocolate Station choose from Baileys or Tia Maria, starting from

£300 for 40 shots

Sweet Treats

Doughnut Wall with 50 doughnuts


Doughnut Wall with 100 doughnuts

Personalised Cupcake Tower with 100 cupcakes
Macaroon Tower with 200 macaroons

We have included a couple of possible extra charges depending on your plans

Bringing in own Cheese Tower or Ice Cream Van

Personal touches

To save you time on your Wedding morning let us set out your place names, menu cards, favours, and table plan on easel

£9 per table

Recycling charge

To dispose of bottles & boxes if taking glassware package

Outdoor Ceremony Chairs Hire

£2.40 per chair

Extended licence for 1 extra hour until 1am
Extended licence for 1 extra hour on a Bank Holiday date or going into a Bank Holiday the next day

What Next...?

If you like what you’ve seen so far and want to check our availability, book a personal viewing (zoom or face to face), or would just like a chat about your current wedding plans email

Your Day, Your Way

At Lillibrooke Manor we offer the flexibility to design a day that sits perfectly within your vision and gives you various food and drink options to suit any budget big or small.

Canapés are an optional choice at your wedding and often our couples love the idea of trays of perfectly formed canapés circulating during your drink’s reception starting from £8.70 per person for 3 canapes per head.

You can count on us to make your Wedding Breakfast a culinary delight your guests will rave about. With a two course family serve option from £65.28 per person or traditional three course wedding breakfast menus starting from £72.60 per person, we’re confident that together you’ll create an unforgettable menu.

We have a really exciting Evening Reception menu with a range of options available and prices starting from just £12.96 per person. We are confident that whatever your food choice, it will be an unforgettable and imaginative evening menu.

Working closely with our knowledgeable Sommeliers we have created a selection of Drinks Packages which offer you a range of wines, bubbles and alterative alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks to serve during your drinks reception and wedding breakfast starting from £28.80 per head.

Want to serve something more personal to you as a couple on the day, then we have a Glassware package available which allows us to provide glassware and service for the drinks you supply, together with a recycling charge for bottles and packaging, for £13.20 per person

Every wedding is unique, therefore we don’t offer packages. However, to help you plan your perfect wedding day, below are some examples of options available to give you an idea of possible costs.

wedding planners

All pricing examples are Inclusive of VAT

Minimum Event Management & Catering spend is £5000 inc. VAT for Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday

(excluding Bank Holidays). Minimum Event Management & Catering spend is £6600 Inc VAT for Friday & Saturday

Tasting Evening

When you book your wedding here at Lillibrooke Manor one of the many things you can look forward to is attending one of our complimentary taster evenings. For many, the food plays a huge part in the wedding planning and that’s why we give you the chance to come and see, taste and experience the quality of our food ahead of the big day.
But it’s not just about the food, you’ll also meet the events and catering teams, be inspired by the venue styling and suppliers and also meet other couples who are marrying with us.

Additional Information

We have outlined below everything you need to know but please do not hesitate to contact us should you have any further queries.

Event Management & Catering

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Drinks Package

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