Your East Anglian Wedding - April/May 2024 (Issue 66)

NORTH CAMBRIDGESHIRE HOLMEWOOD HALL, PE7 3BZ 01487 829 555 | Nestled in the Cambridgeshire countryside, Holmewood Hall offers 10 acres of well-kept grounds and parklands that provide a secluded retreat for those of you who want to enjoy an escape to a country manor. A characterful and charming Gothic Tudor-style house, its imposing red-brick exterior offers a striking backdrop. Steeped in history, the hall is bursting with 18th-century period features, from its grand fireplaces and ornate ceilings to floor-to-ceiling windows and wooden panelling. Celebrate in style Holmewood Hall offers either an indoor ceremony in the Gold Room, seating up to 77, or a picturesque al fresco option in the Bandstand. If you want to make an entrance, the Gold Room has a 50-foot-long aisle with an ornate 18-carat gold leaf ceiling, a beautiful period fireplace, an aisle mirror and stained-glass windows. The wedding breakfast takes place in the Dining Room, where guests can enjoy a fine dining experience with exceptional service and mouthwatering food, all created by a dedicated team of experienced in-house chefs. There are three bars that guests can choose from throughout the event, including the Vault Bar, the perfect evening reception space complete with a dancefloor and DJ booth. Holmewood Hall is exclusive-use from midday to midnight, with the option of also hiring accommodation (available for 40 guests), allowing you to extend your day with an exceptional breakfast included as well. The Renaissance Honeymoon Suite, with its traditional fireplace, gold accents and plush furnishings, is the ideal place to spend your first night together as a married couple. What’s more, prior to the wedding, The Courtyard Cottage, a cosy hideaway for six guests, can be used. Boasting three en suite bedrooms, a hot tub, and a kitchenette, you won’t have to get up early the next day to travel to the venue. We love... New for 2024, Holmewood Hall is offering a luxe package that elevates your wedding from classic to showstopping. This includes everything that the all-inclusive classical package offers, plus a wealth of extras, including upgraded food and drink menus, the Honeymoon Suite to end your night in style, and unlimited access to all the venue styling options, allowing you to add even more grandeur to your wedding day without worrying about the extra cost. Spotlight on... LOCAL VENUES 21