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Last update: February 2024

Hengrave Hall is an elegant wedding venue located in Mildenhall, Suffolk, aiming to make your nuptial dreams a reality. This stunning Grade 1* listed Tudor mansion is situated within an impressive 350-acre estate and is an exclusive use wedding venue, which exudes historic charm, complete with its own idyllic church.

Facilities and Capacity

The church of St John Lateran, only a few steps away from Hengrave Hall, is available to couples wishing to get married or have a blessing. The lake offers the most breathtaking outdoor ceremony location for those balmy summer weddings. This area boasts a whimsical style, complete with wildflowers and a lake as the backdrop. If those ceremony options are not enough, you can also choose from many of the ground floor rooms in the main house, which are also licensed for civil ceremonies. Whether it is an intimate wedding or a large gathering of up to 150 guests, this venue can accommodate it all. With endless outside space, such as the formal gardens on the Sunkissed West Terrace, which is boarded beautifully by the sumptuous, perfumed David Austin Roses and adorned with an abundance of lavender, will go down a treat for a summer drinks reception. In addition, there are garden games available to entertain your guests while you slip off to get the all-important photos!

Services Offered

You and your guests will experience only the best that Suffolk has to offer; the catering, hospitality, and event management have been carefully selected to reflect the unique qualities of Hengrave Hall. Their exclusive caterers Milsom Catering deliver the very best in service, food, and wine and will take the couple through every aspect of the planning process right through to on the day management. For couples wishing to get ready at Hengrave Hall, there are two wonderful preparation rooms, both available on the morning of your special day. The Queen Elizabeth Suite is situated in a private part of the house, giving you complete privacy to prepare, and our blue room comes equipped with a Billiard table, flat-screen TV, and wet room. Hengrave Hall offers an enchanting experience, whether a day guest or staying overnight. With 21 bedrooms exclusively yours for you and your guests, why not extend the celebrations and enjoy a sumptuous breakfast altogether the morning after before the happy couple departs.

Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

In the country
Stately home
Historic
Landmark
Church

Ceremony options:

Chapel or temple on-site
Civil ceremony licence

Dining options:

Seated meal facilities
Alcohol licence
Buffet meal facilities
In-house catering

Evening entertainment:

Dance floor
Entertainment licence
Live band facilities
Evening reception facilities
DJ facilities
Outdoor fireworks permitted

Overnight accommodation:

Overnight accommodation for wedding couple
Overnight accommodation for guests

Venue staff assistance:

Wedding coordinator

Venue leisure facilities:

Beautician

Other features:

Exclusive use
Accessible facilities
Car parking
Helipad
Confetti permitted
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Adam Sent on 06/09/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Wedding sept 22

The most friendly and kind staff. They know what you need before you do and ensure your wedding day is seamless. They take care of all the bits you couldn’t even imagine and were amazingly accommodating after we had to cancel twice due to covid.
Couldn’t sing a higher praise.
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Kirsty-Marie Sent on 05/01/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Out of this world

The team at Hengrave Hall are incredible they were there for any question that we had for our wedding. The grounds and the Hall itself are kept so well, the decor and options you can have are endless. When it came to our wedding day, the events team were on hand for the bridal suite and the grooms room, the fact that there is a space for both of us ensured we had a great morning getting ready. Also being able to venue for exclusive hire is just incredible and our guests were blown away. A huge thank you to Jenny and Imogen you are both gems , thank you for making our wedding day so special.
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Thomas D. Sent on 10/05/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Perfect venue with amazing staff.

The venue is beautiful and the staff at Hengrave Hall are amazing. They cannot do enough for you. They helped make our wedding day absolutely perfect.
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Lucy W. Sent on 26/01/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Beyond All Expectations

We got married at Hengrave Hall in October 2021 and couldn't recommend it highly enough. From the moment we picked Hengrave the events team were incredibly helpful, and they supported us when we had to postpone due to the pandemic. On the day everything ran perfectly, and they cannot do enough for you. The food from the catering team was first class, and we cannot thank Hengrave enough for making our wedding day so special. It really was the best day of our lives. Do not hesitate in booking this venue for your wedding!
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Samantha R. Sent on 15/03/2018
5 out of 5 rating

Hengrave hall wedding

By far the most wonderful venue and staff I could have asked for! They are worth every penny. It rained with gale force winds on our wedding day but the staff were amazing and you would never have known the weather was bad in this amazing venue
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Nicholas R. Sent on 28/02/2023
4.6 out of 5 rating

Gorgeous venue and amazing staff

Had a pandemic delayed wedding at Hengrave and it was just perfect. Unlike other weddings we have since been to, we didn't have to lift a finger on the day and everything ran utterly seamlessly. The Hengrave and catering staff are all so experienced at giving everyone a perfect day and not letting you see all the hard work that is going on in the background.
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Anonymous Sent on 16/07/2019
5 out of 5 rating

The venue blew everyone away...

To all at Hengrave Hall,
Thank you so much for all your support and professionalism during the whole experience of our wedding from our first viewing right up until the actual wedding. Particular thanks to Cat who was wonderful to deal with throughout. Our wedding day could not have been more perfect and all our guests said to us it was the best wedding they have ever been to! The venue blew everyone away.
Wishing you all the best and we look forward to returning to Hengrave again.
Alan & Vanessa Brown
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Anonymous Sent on 16/07/2019
5 out of 5 rating

You really are a fantastic team...

To Hengrave Hall Team,
We just want to say a massive thank you for helping to make our day so perfect. We had the best day all thanks to you help and organisation over the last 18 months.
All our family and friends commented on how brilliant the staff were on our special day. Hengrave Hall will always have a special place in our hearts… We will have to find an excuse to come and visit! ??
Thank you all again, you really are a fantastic team.
Lots of love,
Kate and Kevin
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Parents Sent on 16/07/2019
5 out of 5 rating

It went without a hitch...

Dear Melissa and Team,
Chris and I would like to say a huge thank you to everyone at Hengrave for helping to make Claire and Nick’s wedding the success it was. It went without a hitch thanks to your expert planning and attention to detail.
Thank you once again.
Rosemary and Chris Gerrard
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Parents Sent on 16/07/2019
5 out of 5 rating

You were always so supportive and so cheery...

Dear Melissa and team,
Thank you all so much for your professional help and advice regarding out daughter Claire and Nick’s wedding. We had a wonderful time and cannot praise you all enough from start to finish, over the year! You were always so supportive and always cheery! Please pass our thanks onto the main housekeeper who was wonderful too!
Kind regards, Lynn and Steve x
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Anonymous Sent on 16/07/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Thank you for making our day so wonderful...

To Catriona, Melissa, Jennie and Robert
Thank you for making our day so wonderful and magical, and for making the planning process so slick and easy. We have had so many comments on how beautiful Hengrave Hall is and how wonderful everyone was!
Love from, Hannah and Dan xxx
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Anonymous Sent on 16/07/2019
5 out of 5 rating

The team went above and beyond...

To all the team at Hengrave,
Thank you so much for all of your help on our wedding day. The team went above and beyond for us and truly made our day unforgettable.
Thank you!
From Luke and Charlotte x
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Anonymous Sent on 16/07/2019
5 out of 5 rating

We are so glad we chose Hengrave...

Dear Melissa, Jennie, Catriona & Robert,
Thank you so much for helping us make our day so special, it really was perfect. You have all been so helpful during the planning process and we can’t thank you enough. We are so glad we chose Hengrave, so many people complimented the venue, grounds and accommodations. It really was all we could have dreamed!
Best Wishes, Beth & Sam Uff xxx
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Matt, Sent on 16/07/2019
5 out of 5 rating

You are all truly amazing...

To All the Girls at Hengrave Hall,
Thank you so much for everything you did for us- the night before & the day of our wedding- you are all truly amazing! Thank you also for being so patient with us- we really did appreciate it!
Lots of love Matt & Charlotte (& Gracie)
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Anonymous Sent on 21/01/2019
5 out of 5 rating

The Biggest Thank You

We wanted to say the biggest thank you for making our wedding day so very special and memorable for us. Melissa right from the start you made the whole experience enjoyable and stress free and throughout the planning process the whole team were so incredibly helpful and supportive we are really grateful. On the day Melissa you were an absolute star, it was so lovely of you to be there every step of the way and to help with my dress down the aisle and I never dreamt how much the Hengrave Team would be able to assist with setting up and were blown away when we arrived to find it all set up perfectly. The whole day ran so smoothly and all the team were polite and professional and nothing was to much trouble. Our families and friends have not stopped complimenting on how amazing you and all the venue team were. Please also pass on our thanks to the wider Hengrave team, housekeeping and the meet and greet stewards. The bedrooms were stunning and every guest was met with a smile up the drive. We can not recommend Hengrave Hall enough, it really was the perfect venue for the best day of our lives.
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