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You've found each other, now it's time to find the perfect venue for your special day. Get ready to fall in love with Rockliffe Hall.

Set within 375 acres, our beautiful estate boasts an exquisite choice of settings for wedding breakfasts, civil ceremonies and evening receptions.

Whether you are dreaming of a grand wedding pulling out all of the stops, or perhaps envisage a more romantic and intimate gathering, the romance of Rockliffe offers a truly memorable experience.

Our experienced team can arrange all the extras too and, because no two weddings are held on the same day, it truly is your wedding day.

Why a Rockliffe Hall wedding is like no other…

Something Old & Something New

The enchanting Old Hall combined with the contemporary New Hall.

Picture Perfect

375 acres of stunning grounds for photographs including manicured lawns, parkland and wildflower gardens.

One Wedding a Day

With an exquisite choice of fully licensed spaces for your celebrations.

Top Notch Nosh

Using the highest quality ingredients, locally sourced and often grown within our walled kitchen garden.

Award-winning spa and championship golf course

For pre and post wedding celebrations.

Sleeping Beauty

A variety of stunning bedrooms, suites and self-catering rooms to house all your guests.

Experienced, friendly and dedicated team

Committed to create memories that will last a lifetime.

Exclusive Use Available

Take over the whole hall for a celebration like no other.

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Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

In the country
Stately home
Large hotel
Outdoor license

Ceremony options:

Civil ceremony licence

Dining options:

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

Evening entertainment:

Marquee available
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:

Master of ceremonies/toastmaster
Wedding coordinator

Venue leisure facilities:

Swimming pool
Health suite
Fitness centre

Other features:

Exclusive use
Accessible facilities
Car parking
Confetti permitted
Changing room for wedding guests
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Reviews for Rockliffe Hall

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Sue Sent on 18/06/2019
5 out of 5 rating

The best wedding ever!

What can I say!!!!

The best wedding ever!

Thank you so so much for everything you did before and during the wedding day to make everything run so smoothly. I'm sure at times you were sick of both of us contacting you to check things out. You always listened patiently to both Rachael and my thoughts on what we were wanting to do (we both have OCD so apologies for this) and ensured everything was perfect on the day for both Rachel and John and all of their guests.

The whole day was perfect and I'm sure you do lots of planning and checking to make sure the day runs seamlessly. The comments we have had on the 'biscuit tree' and the most amazing floral decorations that put a 'wow' into the wedding day have certainly made the planning worthwhile and their special day so unique. I absolutely love flowers however was a little overwhelmed when I walked into the Rockliffe Suite to see how beautiful it looked and again when the room was turned around for the evening event.

Can you pass on my thanks to all of the staff involved in the wedding including those waiting on the tables - I even managed to have a dance with the 'toast master'.

Both Rachael, John and all of our families and friend have some fabulous memories of an amazing day.

Thank you again and I am sure Rachael and John will be in touch when they are back off honeymoon to pass on their thanks to you and everyone at Rockliffe Hall.
Anonymous Sent on 04/06/2018
5 out of 5 rating

Wedding of our dreams

We had the wedding of our dreams thanks to you and all of the staff at Rockliffe Hall.

The attention to detail was second to none and it turned out even better than we could have ever imagined. We couldn't recommend the hotel enough and all who work there.
Mrs Sent on 13/09/2017
5 out of 5 rating

Everything was absolutely perfect

I just wanted to drop an email to say thank you so much for Friday! Everything was absolutely perfect and everyone at Rockliffe couldn't do enough for us (so please pass on our thanks to them too). We had so many comments on how amazing the food was too. Thank you again :)

Mr and Mrs Grainger
Jenny Sent on 14/03/2017
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It felt like a fairy tale...

Hi Judy,
Words cannot express how amazing our wedding day was. It felt like a fairy tale... and all thanks to your amazing help, this will be a day we will never forget.
We are hoping to go up there on our 1 year anniversary with our little boy :)

Jenny and Carl
Laura Sent on 07/03/2017
5 out of 5 rating

Exceptional service

Hi Judy,

We would like to thank you and all of the team at Rockliffe for the hard work and dedication in making our wedding so fantastic. Throughout the planning, your attention to detail has been second to none and we've really appreciated how quick you have been to respond when we've had queries. Thank you for your patience in making last minute amendments, particularly where dietary requirements are concerned. It has been transparent throughout that nothing has been a problem for you to sort out and for that we are very grateful. I think that has helped make our wedding planning much less stressful!

As for on the day, wow! From being greeted by yourself and the team when we arrived to the privacy we were given to have our canapes, there was so much that impressed us. The room looked outstanding. The meal itself was superb. To provide such quality when catering for so many is incredibly impressive. The service was very good and staff very polite. A number of our guests have commented on how impressed they were with the service and food. Thanks to Bernie for keeping things moving and to schedule. He was great at including the children and very professional. Our bridal suite room was beautiful, we were blown away.

Please also pass on our thanks to the concierge for helping us to pack everything away. I think it was Anton who was at the front desk that morning and he was brilliant.

The service we were provided throughout was exceptional and we would not hesitate in recommending Rockliffe to others.

Thank you so much. We will most certainly return to Rockliffe. It is now filled with many happy memories.

Laura and James x
Alex Sent on 01/01/2017
5 out of 5 rating

Everything was perfect

Thank you to everyone at Rockliffe for a fantastic day yesterday! .We had the most amazing day! Everything was perfect and our guests were so impressed with the venue and food! The room looked great and there was nothing we would have changed!

Thank you all so much for you help and please pass on our thanks to everyone involved!
Alex and Steven
Mrs Sent on 05/12/2016
5 out of 5 rating

the day was perfect!

Judy,Thank you so much we had an amazing time, the day was perfect! So relaxed and stress free which is what we wanted. Massive thank you to you and Becci for all your help.

Love from the new Mrs Ashley xx
Vicky Sent on 28/11/2016
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We had an amazing day

We had an amazing day thank you so much.
The venue was perfect, food fantastic, staff so helpful and it couldn't have gone much better.
Helen Sent on 23/09/2016
5 out of 5 rating

thank you for helping to make our day so perfect

Hi Judy,

Just a quick message to say thank you for helping to make our day so perfect, we really appreciate all of the hard work you and all of the other staff put in, all of you were amazing. Sorry it's taken so long to write this, we're gradually getting around people saying our thank you's!


Gareth & Helen
Mrs Sent on 20/09/2016
5 out of 5 rating

The food was excellent and the service was spot on

Hello Judy,
Just want to say on behalf of Dave and myself A Big Thank you to you and your team for all your help!!! Helen & Gareth and all our Guests had an amazing day!! The food was excellent and the service was spot on. We were looked after all the way through by your kind & thoughtful staff, nothing was a problem!!

Wonderful Memories !!!!

Again Thank you Judy!!

All The Best

Melanie & David
Maxine Sent on 16/09/2016
5 out of 5 rating

The food was AMAZING!!

We had the best day, despite the awful weather. The venue, the staff were amazing, especially Robert the toastmaster, love him, he made our day so so special, please pass on our sincere gratitude. And thanks to you and becky for all your help and support. Would highly recommend rockliffe hall, couldn't fault it. The food was AMAZING!!

Mr and Mrs Johnson xx
Nina Sent on 16/09/2016
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It was a spectacular day ... !

Hi Judy,

Big thanks to you Becci, Collin, Graham, Bernard and the team at Rockliffe. It was a spectacular day and we couldn't have asked for a better one!

We will be back soon to enjoy Rockliffe in all its glory and to remember our special day.

Thanks again

Best Regards

Nina & Ben
Nicola Sent on 07/09/2016
5 out of 5 rating

We had the most amazing wedding at Rockliffe Hall

We had the most amazing wedding at Rockliffe Hall. From the organisation to the main event on the day, all the staff made things so easy and just perfect. Becci and the team were always there to help and easily we could simply send an email with any question we had and always got a fast response. The staff on the day were amazing. They made sure we did not have to think about the time or where we needed to be, we just enjoyed our day. Not only were the staff on hand at every point should we need anything but for all our guests too. You only had to turn around and someone would be there to get whatever you needed. We lobed our day and they made sure it was special for us. A huge thank you to all of the staff, you really did look after everyone there and made sure the venue looked just how we wanted it to.
Michael Sent on 05/09/2016
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Thank you!

To Becci & Judy,

Thank you for everything you did to make our wedding day so perfect!

We had a fantastic day! Everything ran so smoothly and the staff were fantastic!

We will be back to celebrate our anniversary!

Love Michael & Lyndsey xxx
Lauren Sent on 30/08/2016
5 out of 5 rating

the most special day ever for us both

Well what can we say.... Thursday 25th August 2016 was the most special day ever for us both and we are so appreciative of how hard you all worked to make it so.

Becci and Judy- you have been fantastic over the last 15 months helping us to plan and prepare for it all, we had very little to plan for ourselves and that worked out just fine for us!!
Becci.... A million thanks go out to you for saving the day when my cousins bridesmaid dress zip broke. You were so cool, calm and collected... without your help, we would not have made it down the aisle in one piece. You were certainly made for this job!!

Bernard... thank you for keeping everything running so smoothly. You are a thoroughly nice guy and you made my Grandma's day by walking her down the aisle.

Anton and Lee- thank you for seeing to our every need. Lee you were fantastic for running myself and bridesmaids back to the lodge to prevent us from getting drenched in the rain.
I've come to realise that nothing is too much trouble at Rockliffe Hall and I'm not used to that level of service. That's why I know it's a special place!

Since meeting with my family and friends post wedding, everyone had such a lovely time, thought the venue was truly beautiful and that the food was amazing! Lee and I wholeheartedly second that!

All in all we feel so fortunate to have had our wedding at Rockliffe Hall, it certainly has a special place in our hearts now and you all should be so proud to know that you are the ones to make it so! We can't wait to return and reminisce about our magical day!!

Keep on being brilliant!!
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