£4750 - £7500 for Venue Hire
Up to 108
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
Romantic stately home situated in the rolling hills of Northamptonshire countryside.
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Features & Capacity


Venue Type
Country House
Manor House
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
Usual Access Time
08:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 AM

Food and Drink

In-house Catering
No Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
Alcohol Licence

Ceremony & Reception

Sound System Available
Dancefloor Available
Confetti Permitted
Wedding Licence


Landscaped Gardens
Exclusive Use
Marquee Permitted
Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Grade I/II Listed Building
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Full Description
Holdenby House would love to accompany you on your journey, using our expertise to make your special day, not just the first, but the best day of the rest of your life! Sitting in a 20 acre Grade I Garden overlooking 2,000 acres of stunning countryside, Holdenby is a unique and special place. Built to entertain Queen Elizabeth 1st, its interconnecting staterooms are beautiful and elegant. As well as our staterooms, our private White Room and Bathroom will be exclusively yours for the day ( with a complimentary bottle of our own Holdenby Champagne ) and we’ll even put your favourite photographs in our frames to make it feel like you’ve lived at Holdenby forever! We’d love to welcome you here to meet the team and see the house and grounds in person. Please just give us a call to arrange a suitable time. Should you decide to hold your wedding at Holdenby, you’ll receive our Little Black Book of hand-picked suppliers and be invited back to make use of our Concierge Service to help you plan your whole marvellous day. Our caterers will also invite you along to discuss your ideas for food and drink or to come up with their own. Head chef, Anthony, has plenty of these. From the kitchens of the Savoy, Dorchester and France’s famous, Hotel du Cap, he’s ready and waiting to prepare your wedding feast!


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
Anna and Jot Davies
Happy couple married in January
January 2018
Superbly beautiful!
Such an incredible day and one that will stay with us forever! The team at Holdenby were beyond amazing and the venue was so spectacular. It was a real treat to be able to share our day at such an incredible place. Holdenby is Northampton's real hidden gem.
Rebekah and Olivier
Happy couple married in November
December 2017
They made us feel at Home
We really had a great time and it's no exaggeration to say that it was everything we hoped it would be. The venue and setting is superb and everyone was stunned by it.
Laura and Andy Foskett
Happy couple married in October
December 2017
The venue was amazing. It's so gorgeous and all my guests were constantly saying how much they liked it. I felt very at home there on the day. The staff were incredible, they made organising the day so easy and were always willing to help. I had the best day here and couldn't have done it without them!
Location & Contact Details


Holdenby House, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN6 8DJ, England

Travel Notes

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction

Nearest Train Station

Northampton, Long Buckby

Nearest Airport


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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

All of our weddings have been so different and amazing but one that stands out was a wedding based on the brides love of books. It was absolutely incredible and made our library such an intimate part of their day. Holdenby lends itself so well to all styles and the staff worked tirelessly to make sure each day comes alive.

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

Make sure you have 10 minutes to yourselves! Sneak away into our gardens for that secret moment and enjoy the fact that you have just married your best friend. Your guests will be enjoying themselves so this moment is just for the two of you.

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

We have had so many lovely personal touches but one of our favourites was personalised Christmas cards for each of their guests from one of our incredible winter weddings.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Historic, Romantic, Secret, Unique, Exclusive

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

Holdenby is a photographers dream. Both the gardens and house lend themselves for the most magical photos. In the winter Holdenby hosts a wonderful crisp feel, from the trees to the fires in the library and in the spring and summer you are swept away to the gardens and open grounds that soak up the summer sun.

What is your venue's most unique feature?

We work incredibly hard to make sure Holdenby feels like your home for the day. We collect food from our own garden to go into your wedding meal so you can share a piece of Holdenby with all of your guests. We also have photo frames for you to fill with your own family pictures for us to place around the house.

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Holdenby has an excellent team. We work tirelessly to make sure your day is truly yours.