The Estate

 
 

The Estate

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The Orangery

Treat your guests to a welcoming champagne reception in the romantic orangery.
Treat your guests to a welcoming champagne reception in the romantic orangery. In Summer months allow your guests to mingle on the parterre next to the orangery, or in Winter months entertain them inside the Orangery with your choice of decoration for a winter wonderland. The statues, ornate carvings and terracotta floor provide the perfect romantic setting for your reception at any time of year and whatever the weather.

The Fountain Room

The light and airy Fountain Room is adjacent to the Great Barn and available for you to use as you wish for your reception.
The light and airy Fountain Room is adjacent to the Great Barn and available for you to use as you wish for your reception. Try comfortable sofas for your guests to relax with friends and family or games for entertainment. Alternatively have supper served to your evening guests; the choice is yours. For smaller parties the Fountain Room will sit up to 80 guests and provide a more intimate alternative to the Great Barn.

The Fountain Courtyard

Ample outdoor seating allows your guests to relax and catch up with friends and family in this sheltered courtyard surrounded by lavender and roses.
The Great Barn and the Fountain Room open out to the charming Fountain Courtyard. Ample outdoor seating allows your guests to relax and catch up with friends and family in this sheltered courtyard surrounded by lavender and roses. The fountain which is lit at night creates a spectacular centrepiece around which your guests will gather to chat and drink together before returning to the Great Barn to continue the celebrations.

The Great Barn

The Great Barn is the main events venus sitting up to 200 for dinner or 300 for other events.
The award winning Great Barn has recently been completely refurbished. Whilst retaining all its historic charm it now also incorporates air cooling, underfloor heating, a sound system and atmospheric lighting. The flexible space which is fully accessible can sit up to 220 guests for your wedding breakfast. There is plenty of room for a dance floor, live band, DJ, or other musicians. In addition, there is a fully serviced bar and carefully designed toilets including disabled and baby changing facilities. The rustic setting of the barn, combined with the latest technology allow you to create the country or rustic wedding of your dreams.  

Outdoor Weddings

The gardens at Oxnead offer a variety of unique settings for outdoor or duo cermonies. The Tudor Parterre, the lake, …
The gardens at Oxnead offer a variety of unique settings for outdoor or duo cermonies. The Tudor Parterre, the lake, and the water gardens offer a truly romantic setting for outdoor weddings.  Amongst the 15 acres of exquisite gardens you will find numerous places for a duo wedding to be held. Invite your guests to sit in front of the lake as you approach through the aisle of trees or gather in the water gardens to exchange your vows.  Alternatively, choose the parterre for your ceremony and seat your guests in front of the flower borders.  

The Fountain Room

The Fountain Room is licensed for civil marriages and sits up to 140 people. It can also be used as a flexible additional space adjoining the Great Barn
The Fountain Room is adjoined to the Great Barn and sits up to 140 guests for a civil ceremony. It is an elegant, light filled room, subtly decorated with statues and mirrors, with double doors leading out to the pretty Fountain Courtyard. White chairs and flowers of your choice are all that is needed to ensure that everything is perfect for your civil marriage ceremony. Enter through the double doors at the back of the room and walk down the aisle with your attendants with your guests on either side. To book your civil wedding in conjunction with your reception please click here.    

The Church

St Michael’s church is situated on the far side of the Walled Garden, sitting up to 90 people.
St Michael and All Angels church is a beautiful Medieval church, completely secluded by the surrounding woodland, and reached through the ancient walled gardens of Oxnead Hall. The romantic atmosphere of the church is enhanced by stained glass windows, old oak pews, chandeliers and a recently installed organ. Seating up to 90 guests St Michael’s is the perfect choice for an intimate church wedding. If you’re looking to have a church wedding in Norfolk, St Michael’s Church provides the option of having a more traditional religious ceremony. In a beautiful secluded and romantic setting. 

The Orangery

The orangery which strongly resembles Kings College Cambridge is licensed for civil wedding ceremonies and is also a perfect party or dining room all year round with fabulous views overlooking the parterre.
For smaller civil marriages, hosting up to 50 guests, the orangery provides a perfect setting. Flanking the  parterre and leading down to the lake, the orangery is a tranquil oasis. The turreted chapel like exterior is complemented by a light and airy interior, with full length windows overlooking the garden. The interior is simple and elegant allowing you freedom to create your dream ceremony.