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Shendish Manor Hotel is at the forefront of hospitality in Hertfordshire and has recently come under new ownership following its 10 million pound refurbishment. Set in 160 acres of beautiful and idyllic countryside, the manor house has its own picture-perfect Dutch Gardens which in all makes this the perfect wedding venue.
Whether your Special Event is a small occasion from 20 to a large gathering for 320, Shendish Manor has the facilities you require.
The Manor building dates back to 1853 and exudes charm and timeless elegance, an an elegant focal point, for Events between 10 and 96.
The Manor has its own entrance, spacious and refined lounge area and private bar. With many original features including high ornate ceilings, oak panelling, Jacobean fireplace and sweeping staircase, there are a wealth of picture perfect opportunities to enjoy.
Weddings at Shendish Manor Hotel
The Manor House can seat 96 guests for a sit down meal and accommodate 160 for a reception.
The Suite is licensed for Ceremonies up to 400 and 350 in the gazebo in the private walled Gardens.
The Manor House opens out onto the grounds of the estate and the Dutch gardens – perfect for enjoying your drinks reception with family and friends and provides the perfect backdrop for having those cherished pictures taken. The Manor Gazebo in the Gardens is also available for a Ceremony for 120.
The Contemporary addition to the Hotel has added the spacious Apsley Suite to seat a maximum of 320 guests, which also allows external caterers in; as the Suite complete with kitchen space may be hired on a venue hire only basis.
The Contemporary addition to the Hotel’s East wing has added the spacious Apsley Suite with doors opening on to its own private walled Gardens. The Apsley Suite boasts an abundance of air conditioned space, elegant décor and sparkling chandeliers to create a perfect backdrop for your celebrations.
The Apsley is the perfect choice for the larger celebration and for those that wish to use the services of their own speciality caterer, as the suite complete with kitchen space may be hired on a venue hire only basis. We have long standing relationships with caterers within the Asian, Jewish, Greek and Italian communities.
With 70 bedrooms, we offer it all on-site to make that perfect package you are looking for.
With its close proximity to London, Luton Airport, the M25 and M1 it is also a popular choice when getting family and friends together from all over the UK.
We also have a Golf Course on-site – Our par 70, 18-hole golf course is both challenging and enjoyable, featuring a mix of hazards through the parkland and woodland copses. And as it stands on a chalk sub-strata, with a constant drainage system, we are able to offer year-round golfing on permanent tees and greens – the perfect place for your guests to unwind before or after your big day.
Additional Facilities the Hotel has to offer guests are as follows:-
- Traditional Afternoon Teas are becoming very popular taken either in the Orangery Restaurant or on our Patio looking over the beautiful Manor Grounds
- Orangery Restaurant and Terrace open for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
- Joiner or Private Christmas Parties
- Other Christmas Events happening over the Festive season
- Use of Virgin Active Fitness Centre @ £7.50 (which includes a fully functional high tech Gym, Swimming Pool, Steam and Sauna)
- Free use of Wi-Fi
- Free Car-Parking
About This VenueCeremony License: Civil Ceremony License, Civil Licence for Outside WeddingsFacilities:
Location: Country LocationVenue Capacity:
- Exclusive Use of Venue
- Outdoor Area & Gardens
- 50 to 100 Guests
- 100 to 200 Guests
- 200 to 300 Guests
- 300 to 400 Guests
Food & Drink Options:
- Wedding Planner
Accommodation: Honeymoon Suite, Guest AccommodationEntertainment:
- Seated Dining
- Buffet Foods
- In House Catering
- Allows Own Catering
- Alcohol License
- Corkage Options
- Evening Reception Areas
- Dance Floor
Ceremony Capacity – 400
Seated meal capacity - 320
Reception / evening capacity - 350
In House Catering - 320
Private Catering Permitted - 320
Alcohol License - 320
Corkage Option – Dry Hire Available
Accommodation Capacity – 70 bedrooms on-site
Honeymoon Suite? – Yes
Beauty/ Hairdresser – Can recommend suppliers
Please refer to our website – Special Offers page