Special Occasions at Newstead Abbey

This unique and historic building is available for hire. The distinctive rooms available at Newstead Abbey can be used for a wide range of special events and functions such as:

  • Wedding Receptions
  • Special Occasions, Parties & Receptions
  • Corporate Entertaining
  • Seminar & Training Facilities
  • Social Events
  • Product & Press Launches

So why not hold your special occasion in the stunning Newstead Abbey.

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The Great Hall

A magnificent baronial oak paneled room which provides an atmospheric backdrop for a formal reception. The Great Hall is available evenings only and has a capacity for 80 people seated or 120 standing.

Size: 15m x 7m

Maximum capacity 120.

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Café at the Abbey

Situated on the ground floor of the West Front and is available for informal wedding receptions and parties. With access to the courtyard, the cafe offers the perfect venue for informal gatherings. The cafe is available for evening hire only and can accommodate up to 60 people.

Size: 8.0m x 5.5m

Capacity: 2-60

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The Cloisters

Originally the Medieval Priory Cloisters this area is a striking and atmospheric venue, ideal for pre-dinner or a buffet reception when used in conjunction with the Great Hall or Orangery. The Cloisters are available in the winter season only.

Size: 2.5mx24m – 4 sides

Capacity: Maximum 100

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The West Front Suite

A contemporary space with a historic feel.  It is an ideal venue for both formal and informal wedding receptions, dinners and parties. It is located on the first floor with two satellite rooms, the Cascade Room and Cannon Fort room, and has stunning views over Newstead Abbey & park. Hire of the West Front Suite also includes the use of the outdoor courtyard area after 5pm.

The West Front Suite can accommodate up to 70 people for your wedding breakfast and a total of 120 for your evening reception.

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Marquees in the grounds

Have a unique wedding reception with a marquee in the gardens of Newstead Abbey

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