Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?
Each wedding is unique and memorable! Welford Park provides a special backdrop for a beautiful country wedding.
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Enjoy! Your engagement is such a special time, so consider making a planning task list in a ring binder from the outset, which should hopefully allow you to relax and make the most of the planning process without feeling overwhelmed. Set up an email address dedicated to your wedding so you both can access it.
What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?
Wedding menus drawn by the talented Victoria Fitzroy Design.
Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.
Beautiful, secluded, flexible, homely and unique.
Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?
There are so many different backdrops, which also change throughout the seasons. Welford Park is famous for being one of Europe's largest wild meadows of snowdrops in winter but spring brings blankets of bluebells and lush borders on the lawn and summer makes way for roses in the formal gardens and fruit on the trees. From our parkland, lawns and river there is so much to see!
Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?
Welford Park is home of the Great British Bake Off.
What’s your favourite canapé?
Anything containing local produce!
What’s your favourite midnight treat?
Sizzling bacon baps.
What is your venue's most unique feature?
If you are a GBBO fan, then it will be the "steps" to the tent on the front lawn.
What part of your business are you most proud of?
Our ability to create a truly unique day. We pride ourselves on being flexible to enable couples to create their dream day. We do our best to support each couple with no restrictive, preferred arrangements or corkage. We will help you as much or as little as you need.