Unique wedding venues: hiring a Suffolk country house for your wedding

PUBLISHED: 09:28 31 October 2018 | UPDATED: 12:31 07 July 2020

Outside Bruisyard Hall

Outside Bruisyard Hall


Private, intimate and unforgettable: here’s why you should consider a bespoke package wedding at a stately home

When planning a wedding, there is so much to think about, but one of the most important decisions is location. Picking a unique wedding venue is paramount for couples who want something different for their special day.

Saying “I do” with a country house wedding is an idyllically British way to tie the knot. We spoke with Alan Sabol, General Manager of Bruisyard Hall in Suffolk, to find out why hiring a country house might be the best way to start your married life.



The whole family can stay

Normally enveloped by a vast estate of rolling countryside, manor houses have historical character, heritage charm abound, and lots of rooms to entertain guests! Even though these estates are grand and opulent, they can be some of the most intimate wedding venues.

At Bruisyard Hall, there are 35 exclusive and sympathetically restored rooms in the main hall and extra accommodation at barn. Friends and family can join the bride and groom for a three day wedding experience. Alan says: “This experience is a relaxed, extended event to spend with friends and family over three days and enjoy everything that Bruisyard Hall has to offer.”


The beautiful barn at Bruisyard HallThe beautiful barn at Bruisyard Hall

They’re different

If you are looking for a unique wedding experience, spending a weekend relaxing in a manor house or taking walks through estate parkland is definitely out of the ordinary. Create a fairytale wedding with unforgettable memories for you and your guests.

Within the stunning surroundings of the house and estate, the wedding party can partake in unique activities.


Weddings at Bruisyard HallWeddings at Bruisyard Hall

Wedding catering

Catering meals for wedding guests can be a challenge: what format to take, dietary requirements and more.

Wedding experiences at Bruisyard Hall can include full catering at the accommodation and some of the highest quality dining for the wedding banquet, all made with locally sourced ingredients. “All our food is made from scratch. Our wedding caterers can create a bespoke fine-dining menu serving everything from delicate canapés through to decadent puddings,” explains Alan.


The stunning grounds of Bruisyard HallThe stunning grounds of Bruisyard Hall

Beautiful all year round

Whatever the season, a country house will be a charming place to get married. In summer, surrounded by greenery, wedding day celebrations can be had in the grounds or huddle up indoors next to a crackling fire during the winter months.

At Bruisyard Hall, weddings are fully customisable experiences, whatever the season. The barn will be set up with tableware, glassware and linens and can be decorated however the couple wishes. Christmas trees felled from the estate will be twinkling during Christmastime and summer blooms in the gardens will greet guests in the warmer months. “We’re a blank canvas,” says Alan. “Each wedding is bespoke. We have a list of trusted suppliers who can create tiered wedding cakes, a string quartet with an extensive musical repertoire, talented photographers, make up artists and prop hire companies. No two weddings will be the same.”

Leave the preparations to the team and enjoy what should be one of the most magical weekends of your life in your very own home from home.


Family-owned Bruisyard Hall is nestled in over 700 acres of picturesque countryside and the whole estate is available to hire for two or three days.


Contact Bruisyard Hall now to enquire about your wedding: info@bruisyardhall.com, 01728 639000


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