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Outdoor Ceremony Package: Something Modern

Hanbury Manor - A Marriott Hotel Wedding Venue

From an intimate wedding to an extravagant party — Hanbury Manor is the perfect backdrop.

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Key Facts

Price Band: ££ - £££

Typical Price: £186

Price Range: £136 - £236

All wedding packages are based on a minimum 50 guests and include venue hire, wedding breakfast and evening reception.

Guests for a ceremony: 120

Guest Capacity (min / max): 50 / 180

Guests for sit down meal: 50 - 120

Accommodation Rooms: 161

Accommodation Capacity: 50

Features & Services

161 guest rooms and suites

Newly launched outdoor ceremony packages

Championship 18-hole golf course, designed by Jack Nicklaus II

Spa and fitness facilities featuring Technogym

Two on-site dining outlets

Choice of two distinct venues, Poles Hall and Garden Court

The Details

Type of Ceremony

Civil ceremony licensed
Receptions Only
Outdoor Ceremonies

Venue Setting


Venue Type

Stately home
Large hotel
Golf Club & Sporting Venues
Country House
Outdoor Weddings
Walled Garden
Manor House
Intimate Venue
Weekend Hire

Additional Facilities

Exclusive use
Honeymoon suite
Guest rooms
Orangery Or Marquee
Dance floor
Live music permitted
Discos permitted
Wedding coordinator
Swimming pool
Spa facilities
Onsite car parking
Licensed bar
Wedding packages
Bespoke weddings
Good Disabled Access
Inhouse Toastmaster
Outdoor ceremonies

Catering Options

Inhouse Caterers


Can we have exclusive use of the venue?

You will have exclusive use of your chosen venue. However, we do not offer exclusive use of the whole hotel.

Are you licensed for civil ceremonies?

Yes, we are licensed for civil ceremonies.

Can we have the wedding ceremony outdoors?

Our beautiful Garden Court is able to host outdoor ceremonies for up to 70 guests.

Do you charge corkage if we supply our own wine?

Yes, we do charge corkage if you supply your own wine.

Can we use our own caterers?

We do not offer external catering or dry hire.

From what time can we get access to decorate the venue?

Access to the venue depends on availability.

What time does the reception need to finish?

Your reception must end at midnight.

Are there noise restrictions if we have a live band?

Yes - 75 decibels with a hard stop of all music at midnight.

Are fireworks allowed?

No, we do not allow fireworks.

Is confetti allowed?

Yes, we allow bio-degradable confetti outside the venue.

Are candles allowed?

Open flamed candles are not allowed, however we do allow LED candles.

Is there a honeymoon or bridal suite?

We offer our Junior Suites as honeymoon and bridal suites, subject to availability.

Is there accommodation on site?

Hanbury Manor boasts 161 guest rooms and suites.

Is there additional accommodation nearby?

Hanbury Manor is located a 10-minute drive from Ware, which offers alternative accommodation options a short drive away.

Can we bring our own DJ and/or live band?

Yes, public liability and PAT testing is required.

Do you offer package enhancements?

Yes, please refer to our Wedding Wish List to treat your guests to something extraordinary - the perfect opportunity to get creative and tailor your day to your needs and wishes. Something we've missed? Share your vision with your Memory Maker!

About Hanbury Manor A Marriott Hotel & Country Club

From an intimate, charming wedding, to a large, extravagant party— Hanbury Manor Marriott Hotel & Country Club is the perfect back-drop. Our stately Jacobean-style hotel is located on 200 sprawling acres of immaculately landscaped grounds and features an award-winning golf course, spa, fitness centre, and two dining outlets.

Host your wedding in a country retreat where elegant period features meet modern amenities and personalised service. From the historic Poles Hall and Thundridge to Garden Court with its enchanting walled garden, choose between our two magnificent wedding venues, offering sweeping views and captivating surroundings for your ceremony, wedding breakfast and evening party. Our country estate provides a fairy-tale setting for wedding photos you’ll treasure forever.

Garden Court is perfect for those looking for a private setting for an indoor or outdoor ceremony, surrounded by a magical walled garden. Boasting a scenic Summer House, Garden Court allows you to tie the knot and dance the night away under the glass canopy among the stars. In 2023, Hanbury Manor launched an outdoor ceremony package, inviting couples to say 'I do' between May and September.

Originally the chapel of the Manor House, Poles Hall is truly breathtaking. With vaulted ceilings, a minstrel's gallery and mesmerizing chandeliers. A historic venue, complete with character, is the perfect venue for those seeking a traditional style ceremony and reception.

Named after the nearby village of Thundridge, the quintessential Thundridge Suite gives you glorious views across the hotel's championship golf course, and provides access to the Magnolia room, where guests may enjoy an exclusive bar whilst they celebrate their special day.

Treat your guests to a culinary experience to savour with delicious trend-inspired menus handcrafted by our brigade of chefs. Create a bespoke menu for a more traditional wedding breakfast, or choose something a little different with a genteel afternoon tea or a lavish feast. Looking for something to wow your guests? Our Chip ‘N’ Dip Bar, Delicious Dessert Table, Ice Cream Station and more are a unique addition to your wedding reception.

Our Sustainability Commitments

Sustainability and being a force for good in our markets is embedded into our strategy at Marriott International because we understand that businesses have a large role to play in the global effort to protect the Earth. From water conservation efforts to a sustainable energy supply, at Hanbury Manor Marriott Hotel & Country Club, we are dedicated to doing our part in progressing towards our 2025 Serve 360 Goals. Below are a few examples of how we are achieving this: • All gutters on our Manor House are linked to the property's lakes, which can be pumped into our reservoir, when required. Water is transferred from our borehole and used on the golf course, thus reducing fresh water use • Additional water conservation efforts include a high efficiency dishwasher and glasswashers in our kitchens and bars • LED lighting is installed throughout the majority of the hotel, reducing energy and carbon emissions • Ensuring all non-essential lights and equipment are turned off during peak times • Working with specialists, Consultus Energy, for consumption reporting and analyses to support us in energy waste reduction • 100% of all hotel waste is segregated through our waste management company, who then recycle segregated waste with the remainder going to waste-to-energy, ensuring 0% ends up in landfill • Waste cooking oil is recycled into fuel by our supplier Orio • Replaced plastic water bottles with aluminium canned water in guest rooms • Actively reducing paper use through digital solutions from Meetings & Events to Front Desk

Customer Reviews

Hanbury Manor A Marriott Hotel & Country Club

Cambridge Road, Thundridge, Ware, SG12 0SD, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

From The Team

Thank you for your interest in Hanbury Manor Marriott Hotel & Country Club. We know how much this big day means to you and your partner, so we cannot wait to get to know you both and plan a beautiful wedding for you both to cherish forever. Allow us to use our expertise to bring your vision to life - we don't just host events, we make memories.