For some (mainly the bride we are led to believe!) the task of researching, short listing and finally confirming the perfect wedding venue is one that can take up considerable time. And why not? After all, a wedding is a couple’s chance to create a perfect day – where every aspect of the celebration has been carefully selected to reflect individuality.
From dresses to cakes, flowers to stationery and cars to photographer – we all know there is a HUGE amount that goes into planning a wedding. But without the perfect wedding venue…..Well, surely that must be the most important choice of all – the very foundation on which the whole celebration sits.
Call us biased if you will, but the Olde Bell has long been considered one of the UK’s most picture perfect wedding venues. Think walled gardens and summer meadows, roll top baths and romantic burgundy themes with candle light during crisp white winters. Every season offers a new opportunity to create the most memorable wedding. The place is simply magical.
So if you are planning to say “I do” in 2017 and looking for an unforgettable wedding venue in Berkshire, let us give you 5 reasons for why we believe the Olde Bell in Hurley is the right place for you.
The Malt House
The Malt House is an elegant Victorian building that sits adjacent to the main inn – affording guests privacy and exclusivity when hired as a wedding venue. With its own romantic walled garden and lawn, the Malt House is perfect for smaller weddings of between 40 and 55 guests. With 3 licensed ceremony rooms and complimentary bridal suite, there is enough flexibility within this building to create the wedding of yours dreams. In pleasant weather, brides will have the opportunity to entertain guests on the lawn – perhaps with a champagne reception in the walled garden with canapés before retreating to the drawing room for a sumptuous wedding breakfast. Winter brides can take advantage of the roaring fire in the Music or Oak Room. Cosy, intimate and perfect spaces in which to toast the happy new couple. There are 13 bedrooms available within the Malt House and of course, extensive accommodation throughout the inn itself.
The Tithe Barn
This 16th Century Tithe Barn is unbelievably romantic and licensed for ceremonies. Original beams and rafters will create the perfect rustic backdrop for a larger wedding of up to 120 guests. Bridal parties are welcome to customise the Barn in whatever way they choose – be it a summer theme or winter wonderland. With separate private bar area and terrace garden, the Tithe Barn also has 5 bedrooms located in the courtyard.
Incredible Prices & Packages for 2017
Most people would expect this kind of boutique setting and service to come at a premium price but our rates and packages for 2017 will bring a smile to any brides face… These rates are inclusive of VAT as well as a 3 course wedding breakfast and many other trimmings.
The Malt House:
Between January and March 2017, weddings based on 50 guests will cost just £5,495 – and that’s including Saturday and Sundays! Between April and December, Saturday weddings will be priced at £120 per person. Discover full rates for 2017 weddings in the Malt House here.
The Tithe Barn:
January through to March, weddings will be priced at just £79 per person, including Saturday and Sundays. Between April and November, this will increase to £89 per person but for week days only. Discover full rates for 2017 Tithe Barn weddings here.
At the Olde bell we are old hands when it comes to weddings. Our experience will allow us to deal with any kind of unexpected eventuality and to minimise stress on the day. Our experienced wedding team will be delighted to discuss all aspects of your wedding with you and to share our valuable local contacts who are key to the day. On your wedding day, you want to know that a team of experts has your back – and that’s exactly what you will get at the Olde Bell in Hurley.
Enchanting Winter Weddings
The magic of a winter wedding can sometimes be over looked. Although many brides dream of cornflower blue skies and warm sunshine – it can be a dangerous gamble during the British Summer. The beauty of a winter wedding is that it will never be weather dependant. In fact, the colder it is outside – the more luxurious the feel of a roaring open fire inside! The Victorian Malt House and Tithe Barn are available throughout December and will provide bridal parties with the perfect setting for a fairytale Winter Wedding.
So if 2017 will be your year – why not call us today on 01628 825881 or email us here to discuss your requirements. We wish you every luck with your special day and would be privileged should you choose to share if with the team at the Olde Bell in Hurley.