Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?
Our wedding (owners). We wanted our wedding, to be the first wedding we hosted.
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Don't worry, everything will be perfect on the day! We are always on hand to help with anything that you require, from creating table plans, setting up your decorations for you or even looking after your pooch on the day - nothing is too much trouble for our wedding team!
What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?
Table names in memory of late guests, that could not attend.
Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.
I would describe The Old Deanery as: 'unique' - there really is nowhere like us, 'beautiful' - our stunning building provides the perfect setting for your day, 'idyllic' - even though we are situated in the heart of Ripon, you really wouldn't know, 'intimate' - whether your guests numbers are 100 or 2, we have several rooms to suit your celebration, 'yours' - The Old Deanery becomes yours for your day, decorate however you wish and celebrate with your friends and family.
Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?
Under the willow tree in our secret garden - a photo opportunity not to be missed!
Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?
Unless our hotel dog counts as a celebrity, not yet.
What’s your favourite canapé?
There's so many favourites to choose from, however all our lovely staff highly recommend the Honey & Mustard sausages - YUM!
What’s your favourite midnight treat?
What is your venue's most unique feature?
Our venue has a beautiful view of the historic Ripon Cathedral.
What part of your business are you most proud of?
Our lovely staff really do help make your day perfect. Our wedding team are on hand right from the start and can provide you will lots of experience and knowledge to help you create your perfect day.