The Manor House Hotel, County Durham

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£2995 - £7500 for a package
Up to 120
34 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
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The Manor House is a beautiful location for your wedding, our heritage building providing a stunning backdrop for photographs & the services of our dedicated wedding team ensure the perfect day.
Pricing & Costs

Packages
(total price)

Prices Start At
£2,995
Maximum Price
£7,500
Number of Guests Included
60
We offer a range of packages for every budget including our popular tipi weddings, Christmas Weddings & outdoor summer ceremonies.
What is included in this pricing:
Furniture included
Canapés included
Guest accommodation included
Couple accommodation included
Private room(s) included (non-exclusive use)
Wine / soft drinks allowance per guest
Multiple course wedding breakfast
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
Features & Capacity

Overview

Venue Type
Hotel
Dining Capacity
120
Reception Capacity
120
No. of Bedrooms
34
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
11:00 PM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 AM

Ceremony & Reception

Wedding Licence
Outdoor Ceremony Available

Venue

Grade I/II Listed Building
Landscaped Gardens
Exclusive Use
Spa On-Site
Bridal Changing Facilities
Pet-Friendly
Disabled Access
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
In-House Wedding Coordinator

Food and Drink

Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Alcohol Licence
Full Description
The Manor House Hotel is a beautiful location for your wedding, our heritage building providing a stunning backdrop for photographs and the services of our dedicated wedding team to ensure your special day runs smoothly from start to finish. Couples can tie the knot in our beautiful wedding garden followed by a reception in a Giant Tipi. The Knights Hall is an impressive function room, and has everything guests could hope for in a medieval manor, from dark oak panelled walls and leaded windows to an imposing stone fireplace. The hall, which is perfect for both large and small weddings, accommodates from as little as 30 to 120 guests. Our dedicated events team extend an invitation for you, as the happy couple, to visit The Manor House for a no obligation show around of the hotel, The Knights Hall, and all of the facilities on offer.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Sarah
The best part of working at The Manor is planning, and running, a wedding. A wedding is a joyous occasion, and all of the team look forward to each and every wedding day. To help you plan your very special day, we have put together three packages, alongside an individually price menu. Please note that these packages are only a guideline, and can be amended to meet your individual requirements.

Experience

Year Business Was Established
1998
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
Yes
No. of People In Team
6
Reviews
(13)
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Sophotogenic Photography
Wedding: December
December 2022
Love the Manor House!
The Manor House in West Auckland is always fantastic to photograph a Wedding at. The staff are organised, attentive and a pleasure to work alongside. The venue itself lends itself perfectly to Weddings, with just the right mix of classic and modern that couples love these days. Can't wait to work there again!
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Matt Cross
Wedding: November
December 2022
Spa Day
We had a spa day. Helpful and friendly staff who gave us a warm welcome. Clean and relaxing facilities. Amazing afternoon tea, we had to ask for a doggy bag! The ladies gave great massages and were friendly and helpful. Would go again when in the area.
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Claire Neilson
Wedding: November
December 2022
Doggy Stay
I would just like to say, Thank you for making me and Brody feel so special. Nothing was a problem, in fact above and beyond to make someone with a dog feel so welcome. The rooms were immaculate, this is a hidden treasure within the local surroundings. Amazing x
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Sam Hobson
Happy couple married in September
December 2022
My Perfect Day
Got married there on the 24th Sept, beautiful venue, old but tasteful. Rooms have been decorated to a very high standard. Excellent food, staff, it was a perfect day.
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marie girdlestone
Wedding: June
December 2022
Hen Party
I stayed here last night for my Hen Party and the spa and hotel are absolutely amazing. The treatments I had were fantastic and very relaxing. The staff were so friendly and go out of their way to help. I was upgraded to a superior room and the room was the most beautiful room. I can not recommend this hotel and spa enough. The food was delicious. Aiden went out of his way to make sure this experience was the best it could be, what a fantastic person he is, it really makes all the difference. Stuart also added to this amazing experience, such friendly amazing staff. I will most definitely be returning with my (soon to be) husband. Thank you to you all Marie
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Elaine Wilson
Wedding: June
December 2022
My Brothers Wedding
Went to my brothers Wedding on Friday 10 June 2022. Everything was excellent. Thanks to the staff they were very helpful and friendly and professional. Clean inside and outside had a very nice seating area. Could not fault it. Thanks to staff for a very enjoyable day.

Wedding Open Day

19th February 2023
Our wedding open days are an opportunity to meet our wedding co-ordinators and see the Knights Hall set for a wedding. 10am till 3pm. To book an appointment please contact [email protected]
Location & Contact Details

Address

Front Street, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, DL14 9HW, England

Travel Notes

Easily accessible from 3 junctions of the A1. We are located in the centre of the village of West Auckland. Famous for being the winners of the first ever football world cup.

Nearest Town

Bishop Auckland

Nearest Motorway & Junction

A1 - 58 / 59 / 60

Nearest Train Station

Bishop Auckland

Nearest Airport

Durham Tees Valley

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FAQ
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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

We have so many fantastic weddings here it would be difficult to pick just one. Some of our most memorable weddings have been a Harry Potter wedding in the splendour of our Knights Hall, set as the Great Hall, a Vintage Tea Party in a tipi in our beautiful grounds with vintage china and hand-made bunting and a Victorian Gothic wedding with the Bride arriving in a hearse. Everyone's dream wedding is unique and we work with each couple to make that dream a reality.

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

Pintrest is brilliant for finding new ideas and sharing with friends and family.

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

One of my favourites has to be the memorial frames that some Brides have attached to their bouquet, so a loved one who is not able to be here in person is still able to be with the Bride as she walks down the aisle.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Charming, romantic, Unique, friendly, welcoming

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

Our beautiful gardens

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

We have had visits from Jason Donavan, Martin Kemp, Adam Hussain, Michael Watson, Rupert Everett, Martin Roberts & Candice Brown

What’s your favourite canapé?

Mini Fish & Chips served in a cone.

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Depending on whether your a sweet or savoury fan I have two favourites, both of which have an interactive element. A Loaded French Fry bar with toppings of Bacon, Fried Onions, Cheese & a selection of sauces. For those with a sweet tooth a S'mores station with Biscuits, marshmallows, chocolate & toffee sauce.

What is your venue's most unique feature?

Our Suit of Armour Henry who greets you as climb the medieval stair case to your room.

What part of your business are you most proud of?

The Customer Service that we offer and is always commented on. Our wedding couples are offered a personal service from start to finish with a small team of wedding coordinators who are on hand during the lead up to your wedding, as well as on the day itself.

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