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
  • 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

Accommodation: Hestian Stays

  • The recently renovated Grade II listed Manor House provides luxury accommodation in six double suites

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
  • 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
  • Experienced staff to co-ordinate pre wedding ceremony registrar meetings

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)
Accommodation payment breakdown (HS)
£1,500
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.

* Booking via https://hestianstays.com/

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.

Pricing Examples

Every wedding is unique but here are some examples of different price points.

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

Example One

On-site ceremony

Drinks Package A

2 reception drinks, half a bottle of wine during the wedding breakfast and 1 toast drink per guest

2 Course Family Serve Wedding Breakfast

Choose from either starter or dessert

Half Pizza per head Evening Buffet catering for 80% of guests

Example One 50 Guests 80 Guests 100 Guests 150 Guests
Event & Catering Management
£5,742
£8,715
£10,805
£15,998
Wednesday in February
Example Venue Hire
£2,800
£2,800
£2,800
£2,801
Total Cost for the day
£8,542
£11,515
£13,605
£18,799

Example Two

On-site ceremony

Three Canapés per head

Drinks Package B

2 reception drinks, half a bottle of wine during the wedding breakfast and 1 toast drink per guest

3 Course Wedding Breakfast

Half Pizza per head catering for 90% of guest

Example Two 50 Guests 80 Guests 100 Guests 150 Guests
Event & Catering Management
£7,073
£10,973
£13,724
£20,182
Friday in April
Example Venue Hire
£5,500
£5,500
£5,500
£5,501
Total Cost for the day
£12,573
£16,473
£19,224
£25,683

Example Three

On-site ceremony

Bridal Hamper or Pimp My Prosecco

Five Canapés per head  

Drinks Package C

2 reception drinks, half a bottle of wine during the wedding breakfast and 1 toast drink per guest

4 Course Wedding Breakfast

Grill Evening Buffet catering for 100% of guests

Extended licence

Late night 1 hour Whiskey Bar

Example Three 50 Guests 80 Guests 100 Guests 150 Guests
Event & Catering Management
£8,886
£13,829
£17,412
£25,578
Saturday in August
Example Venue Hire
£8,000
£8,000
£8,000
£8,001
Total Cost for the day
£16,886
£21,829
£25,412
£33,579

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 info@lillibrookemanor.co.uk.

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

Pricing

Drinks Package

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