“Last Thursday all France dined
there ...”
Horace Walpole, May 1769

Hiring the House

Weddings / Civil Partnerships

Come and get married in the wonderfully lavish and ornate Gallery - with its fan vaulted ceilings, golden canopies and crimson damask.

The Gallery is a truly unique setting for a civil ceremony or civil partnership and one that you and your guests would certainly remember!

Guests are also welcome to use the other rooms within the state apartment and the expansive lawns for wonderful photo opportunities.

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Private Dining

Many of the rooms are offered for a unique private dining experience. The Gallery, Library, Great Parlour, Round Drawing Room and Great North Bedchamber, along with the Café can all be hired for that special occasion - birthdays, anniversaries or corporate hospitality.

Bookings are only taken when the house is closed to the public, ensuring your event is exclusive.

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Conferencing

Come and use the Walpole Lecture Room or Waldegrave Classroom, Great Parlour or Library for an awayday, conference or team building experience. All rooms can be fully equipped with all a/v requirements.

Enjoy the surroundings of this historic house; a tour can be arranged if you would like or have lunch in our café. Whatever you wish to do we will try and arrange it for you.

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