£825 - £950 for Venue Hire
Up to 62
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COVID-19 Update
The Hall is open for viewings and events are taking place With so much uncertainty around, we offer you the security of refundable deposits for weddings booked for 2021 by the end of this year. We'll be clear on price and promise no increases on the prices we agree with you Weddings ceremonies and receptions are now permitted for up to 30 people. Masks must be worn by guests. Table service is the norm and social distancing is in place. We look forward to welcoming you to Bedern Hall
Bedern Hall has stood the test of time as the perfect place to celebrate The soaring beamed ceiling, arched windows and warm stone walls, make a breathtaking yet intimate space for a classic wedding.
Pricing & Costs

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Weddings at Bedern Hall are personal and authentic. We offer you and your party exclusive use of the Hall and ancillary room. Our regular team of Staff will help plan and organise your day. Our prices are may appear low, but that does not mean we are 'cheap'! Operating on a non-profit basis, Bedern Hall aims to create as much use of the building by people looking to celebrate life events in a unique venue.
What is included in this pricing:
External caterers not permitted
Exclusive use
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)

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We can offer a range of catering styles from canapés, through to a full waitress served seated dinner. Afternoon Tea makes a smart, informal and cost effective option too. 'The Bedern Board', our generous sharing platters are great for a more informal feel, or you might choose the 'A la Carte' option and be waited on hand and foot as our staff silver serve your meal. We are happy to design a menu with you for the day. In all cases, service, cutlery, glassware, crockery and some floral decoration is included. We have an excellent range of quality wines at fair prices, and stock local beers.

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Book your wedding throughout the year on any Sunday-Thursday, or at any time through the month’s of February, March and April and save £25 per person. (Based on a minimum of 30 guests) Exclusive use of our medieval hall (for Reception and Ceremony - Registrars will charge additional fees) A glass of Prosecco on arrival per person Set 3 course menu with coffee Two glasses of house wine per person A glass of Prosecco for the toast per person A seating plan Cake stand and knife hire Our wedding co-ordinator to help you plan. Our local knowledge to help you source other suppliers.
What is included in this pricing:
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Wine / soft drinks allowance per guest
Exclusive use
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Medieval Hall
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
Usual Access Time
Usual Finish Time

Food and Drink

In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Alcohol Licence

Ceremony & Reception

Sound System Available
Wedding Licence
Confetti Permitted


Exclusive Use
Open Flame Permitted
Disabled Access
Grade I/II Listed Building
Outdoor Reception Space
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Full Description
Weddings at Bedern Hall are classic, personal and authentic. Return to the little rituals that have stood the test of time and experience the best of the old and the new, enjoying a traditional feel with all the modern touches. We will help you to make your special day just as you envisage. We can accommodate 80 people for your ceremony and drinks reception and 62 people for your wedding breakfast. With over 25 years experience our small team will work with you every step of the way to ensure that your day runs smoothly. Catering is in-house using local suppliers and in summer and autumn we are able to use produce from our own gardens. We are happy to design a menu with you and are able to offer special menus for vegans and any dietary issues. For a celebration that reflects the best of you both, we’ll sit down and chat with you about how we can personalise your wedding. We’ll take care in shaping your day exactly as you wish and we’re always on the end of the phone as the preparations progress.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Elly Richmond
Hi, My name is Elly and I've been part of the Bedern Hall Team for 20 years. My role is to support you through planning your wedding day, oversee the event on the day and look after both of you on what can be quite a busy day! I look forward to welcoming you to Bedern Hall and to helping you create a magical day.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
Sophie and Jonathan
Married in September 2021
September 2021
It was everything we hoped it would be and more!
Thank you to you, Elly and the rest of the team for a perfect day on Saturday. We have made so many happy memories. Our guests were all so complementary of the venue and food and we will be certain to recommend Bedern Hall again and again!!! It was everything we had hoped it would be and more.
Mas and Jon
Married in September 2021
September 2021
We had an amazing beautiful wedding day, better than we've expected!
Eventhough we lived far from York. From the day we've decided to get married in Bedern hall, you both been very flexible and made the process very accessible, even during the pandemic period. We would like to say a massive thank you for all the food you've provided us, one of the guests is a chef and commented that not only was the food perfect but making it in the kitchen at the hall was amazing. A real testament to your cooking. Thank you. Ellie your calm and supportive presence throughout the day made our day runs smoothly, our day was just so perfect. You never failed to make sure that we're satisfied throughout the day. Thank you. Both of your professional hospitality shown throughout the day, for that we are forever grateful. We had an amazing beautiful wedding day, better than we've expected. Because, both of you have listened and tried your best to provide the service to suit us.
Tom Dvornik
Married in May 2021
May 2021
Beautiful wedding venue in the heart of York
We can't really thank Elly and Roger enough for helping us with organising our wedding day ceremony during these crazy Covid times. Bedern Hall is a real hidden gem of York, such a romantic place with a proper medieval atmosphere. We are sure no one choosing Bedern Hall will be disappointed. Thanks again! :-)
Married in April 2021
April 2021
The best decision we've made.
We wanted to email to say thank you for such a lovely day on Saturday. Everything went so smoothly and still felt very special, even with all the face masks. Thank you Elly for being in control of everything and leaving nothing for us to stress about. We've had so many compliments about the venue and it was definitely the best decision we've made. It didn't feel like an empty hall with 15 of us and everyone appreciated the effort you've gone to.
Kirstie and Cameron
Married in August 2020
September 2020
wedding in 2020
Wow we have just had our beautiful cereomony at Bedern Hall after a very stressful few months not knowing what will happen this year. Roger and everyone at Bedern hall was absolutely perfect, the room looked stunning and you would of never have noticed anything different with the new restrictions. After worrying so much how it would work in a covid secure way and if it would spoil the day we can honestly say it did not, completely perfect from start to finish. The hard work put in to make sure it all went smoothly is so appreciated. Thank you so much for making our day in a crazy world the best ever day ❤
Sally and Andrew
Married in July 2020
July 2020
We can’t thank Roger and the team enough
My fiancé Andrew and I were due to get married 4th April 2020 and of course, like many couples, had our dream day cancelled with two weeks to go. We got straight in touch with Roger and the team at Bedern Hall to see what we could do to reschedule. They couldn’t have been more helpful and understanding of the situation, and our disappointment, and worked really hard to reschedule our day for April 2021. I am so pleased we can still get married at Bedern Hall, we fell in love with it straight away and it already means so much to us as it will for many years to come. We can’t thank Roger and the team enough for their support, understanding and professionalism, and dealing with one very stressed-out bride to be! We look forward to celebrating with them next year and can’t wait to get married at this beautiful hidden gem.

Wedding Evening

20th June 2019
An informal drop-in event to view the Hall and chat with us about your plans. Enjoy a glass of fizz or maybe get crafty to create a hand-tied bouquet with Kath from Fleuradamo Florists.
Location & Contact Details


Bartlegarth, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 7AL, England

Travel Notes

We are actually located in a smart residential area (we were there first!) so don't be confused when you find yourselves amongst houses.

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction

A64 Junction for A1036

Nearest Train Station


Nearest Airport

Leeds Bradford

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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

The Bride and Groom were both opera singers and arrived in glamrock costumes. The ceremony was full of songs and their amazing voices.

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Keep it simple; less is more! Bedern Hall gives space for you to be yourselves, setting the right tone for sharing your day with those who matter. We will help you create a special day that stems from what’s real and from genuine values.

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

We are keen gardeners and provide a lot of produce for the Hall, so we were really pleased when the Bride distributed wildflower seeds as favours; an annual reminder of their wedding day.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Classic and true, traditionally you!

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

Our courtyard is great for group photos and the Hall's stone walls provide a stunning backdrop

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?

Fortunately not!

What’s your favourite canapé?

Oak roast salmon from the nearby fish market, on pumpernickel bread with creme fraiche, chives and fennell fronds from our gardens

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Pork Pie! Did you know that before restoration the Hall was part of the famous William Wright's Pork pie bakery?

What is your venue's most unique feature?

The Hall dates from 1399. The space is both intimate and splendid at the same time.

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Operating on a non-profit basis, Bedern Hall aims to create as much use of the building by people looking to celebrate life events in this wonderful ancient building. That's why we offer such excellent value for money!

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