Suffolk is one of the most desirable wedding locations in East Anglia yet where do you start with finding your perfect wedding venue in Suffolk?
An Undeniably Beautiful Suffolk Countryside Wedding
When it comes to getting married, we all have ideas and visions of what our perfect wedding day will look like – but what about the backdrop for your photos and finding ‘outdoor space’ that makes you feel really happy? Are you the kind of person who loves being in nature, with stunning landscapes?
Hintlesham Hall the Perfect Wedding Venue in Suffolk
If your wedding vision is one of luxury that is close to nature, then there’s a very high chance that Hintlesham Hall is your dream wedding venue to delight you, your family and your guests.
Dating back to the 16th century, this grade 1 listed manor house set within 175 acres of Suffolk countryside is an impressive building steeped in History.
The Perfect Place to Say “I Do”
Hintlesham has everything to cater for your perfect day and evening and can facilitate both church and civil ceremonies. On offer is a range of flexible wedding packages which can be individually tailored to each and every bride and groom to ensure that you enjoy a truly special wedding day.
What Makes ‘A Wedding’ at Hintlesham Special?
We can all agree that finding the perfect wedding venue in Suffolk is the start of your journey to creating your dream nuptials, yet at Hintlesham Hall, we think there is more to a perfect wedding day than the location.
Of course, you need to find a venue that makes you feel comfortable, where you can visualise yourself and your guests celebrating your perfect day, but this is a huge event with many moving parts that need to come together to present an effortless, stress-free day. You need a strong, experienced and professional wedding team on your side to ensure the smooth running of your perfect day.
This is where Hintlesham Hall truly excels. They have been delighting wedding couples along with their family and friends for many years. The events team (Zoe and Tracy) have been helping brides and grooms at Hintlesham for 21 years combined. They are passionate and experienced in ‘making your day special’, and this is backed up by their accolades for winning the Hitched Wedding Award in both 2022 and 2023.
The Hitched Wedding Award is presented to wedding venues that have been highly rated and recommended by couples who have married/celebrated at the venue. The worthy award recognises Hintlesham Hall for its professionalism, quality of work, flexibility and customer service.
Hintlesham Hall has received 147 reviews from couples who have celebrated their weddings all at a rating of 5.0 out of 5.0 for:
- Quality of service
- Response time
- Value for money
Your Wedding Venue Show Around
The starting point for choosing your wedding venue in Suffolk will be to research a few venues, download or request their wedding brochures and book a show around.
This show around will give you the opportunity to visit the venue, walk around the building and grounds and get a feel for how your day could be along with getting to know your ‘wedding team’, and asking them all the questions you have. A great wedding team will make you feel comfortable, super special and will help provide answers to questions that you may not have even thought about.
“It is about finding somewhere and someone you feel comfortable with as this is a very important day, It’s about connecting with the building and also us as the wedding staff.”
Zoe Bell, Events Manager – Hintlesham Hall
12 Questions You May Want to Ask at Your Wedding Venue Show Around
- Is the venue licensed for civil ceremonies?
- What is the capacity for a sit-down meal and the capacity for the evening?
- Do we have exclusive use of the venue?
- What wedding packages do you offer?
- Do I have to use your recommended suppliers?
- What are parking provisions like?
- Do you offer a complimentary tasting menu and is this incorporated into the cost?
- What are the different menu options?
- What is the bar set up? (some bars don’t offer draught beer)
- Is the bar in the same room as the reception area?
- How long can we hold the date for?
- What is the deposit, is it refundable and when is payment required
If you are looking for your wedding venue Suffolk we would love to welcome you to come and have a look around and chat with our wedding team at Hintlesham Hall.
Book your wedding venue show around or call or email us for a chat and further information.
Drive Times, Airport and Train Links
Hintlesham Hall is located four miles west of Ipswich, Suffolk, within quick and easy reach of anywhere in East Anglia. Hintlesham is just a few minutes’ drive from the A14 and A12 trunk roads. The drive from the M25 at Junction 28 takes about 50 minutes. The train journey from London (Liverpool Street) takes 65 minutes with a short taxi ride to follow. Stansted Airport is an hour away and the ports of Felixstowe and Harwich are just 25 and 40 minutes by road respectively.
Travelling north-east on the A12, proceed towards Ipswich town centre at the A12/A14 interchange roundabout. Turn left at the second set of traffic lights onto the A1071. Continue over the next roundabout and you will enter Hintlesham village after about two miles. The entrance to the Hall is just past the church on the right-hand side. Travelling south-east on the A14, take the Great Blakenham exit (B1113) and turn right towards Sproughton. Continue straight on and through Sproughton. At the next roundabout turn right onto the A1071 and enter Hintlesham as above.