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Soughton Hall

Northop Hall, Flintshire View map Visit website

About

Soughton Hall is a breathtaking stately wedding venue situated in Northop Hall, Flintshire, on the border of Cheshire and North Wales. Beautifully restored, the historic hall offers an elegant but relaxed atmosphere, making it the perfect venue for a stylish and romantic wedding day. Here, you can host a timeless soiree in a boutique, contemporary setting still in keeping with its grand history.

Facilities and Capacity

Originally built as a Bishop's Palace in 1714, Soughton Hall was renovated to an impressive degree in the 1800s by Sir Charles Barry. Under the famed British architect's guidance, the property received a facelift on par with his other great works—most notably the Houses of Parliament and Downton Abbey's Highclere Castle. Today, you can relish the luxury of hiring this cherished property on an exclusive-use basis, allowing your guests the freedom of savouring the hotel and gardens in their entirety. The venue can cater for weddings between 20 and 300 guests in its various event spaces, including the stunning gardens and permanent marquee space. Licensed for civil ceremonies, the property offers outdoor and indoor ceremony options or a selection of lovely local churches if you desire a more traditional wedding.

Services Offered

Weddings at Soughton hall are considered a very special occasion, one the event planning team endeavours to style in accordance with your vision. They have a strict policy of only hosting one wedding at a time, allowing you to receive their undivided attention every step of the way. There are no rules, set numbers or required packages at this family-owned property, just a team of wedding coordinators eager to help you design the day of your dreams, from red carpet arrival to Champagne turndown. The team highly advise booking a viewing of the hall, where they are confident the driveway alone will blow you away.

Frequently Asked Questions

Venue Type:

Exclusive Use
In the Country
Small Hotel
Stately Home
Historic
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

Overnight Accommodation:

Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests

Venue Staff Assistance:

Master of Ceremonies/ Toastmaster
Wedding Coordinator

Other Features:

Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
Confetti Permitted
Changing Room for Guests
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    Michael Married on 18/11/2017
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    Fairytale Wedding

    We had attended a wedding at Soughton Hall last summer and when we decided to get married with seven weeks notice we thought it was the perfect location for our wedding on 18th November 2017.
    The hall is a magnificent setting for a wedding with spectacular grounds and a Hall steeped in history and elegance. The pre-event support was excellent and given the very short notice they staff were superb in their planning. Come the weekend Amy, Lauren and all of staff contributed to an occasion that we will never forget.
    The morning started with a bride, six bridesmaids and an entourage of hairdressers and make-up artists all accommodated in a beautiful dressing room. Pampered throughout the morning.
    The ceremony was held in an elegant state room, the post ceremony reception was in the stunning main drawing room and library; and the wedding breakfast and evening function were in the stunning marquee, decked in its finery. Everything that we wanted was delivered in style and with exacting attention to every detail – nothing was too much trouble and they really looked after our every need.
    The food in our bespoke menu was amazing and loved by all the guests, even the exacting dietary requirement of some of our guests were met by the chef and his team.
    The hotel rooms were luxurious, there was an elegant champagne turndown in the bridal suite and the breakfast the next morning was second to none. Everyone stayed at the hall into the Sunday afternoon to experience the hall some more and explore the grounds.
    The guests all said that the service from the staff was exemplary and the hospitality shown to our guests reflected wonderfully on the hotel and on us. We would recommend this wedding venue to everyone.
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    Laura Married on 08/07/2017
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    Afternoon Tea Wedding

    Hi Kayleigh!!
    All feedback is positive!! We really enjoyed our day ( Just so sad it's all done now!!)
    Thank You for everything!! We will call in after our honeymoon to see you xx
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    Gareth Married on 07/07/2017
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    Amazing Wedding Day

    Hello Annie,

    Sorry for not getting back in touch earlier we are busy honeymooning in the Lake District.

    Thanks for your kind words. Like you say me and Louise are still on cloud 9, we had an amazing
    day so a massive thanks to you, Daniel and everyone at Soughton hall for helping making it a truly
    special day. Everything was just perfect, we couldn't have asked for anything better,
    So many of our family and friend said have been saying what a fabulous wedding it was.
    Jim is fine as far as we are aware, we know he was kept in hospital for a couple of days.
    Jim's brother in law Mark has asked us to thank you for running him to the hospital,
    he really appreciated it as we all did.

    When we are home from the lakes we will call in to thank you personally for all your efforts.

    Kind Regards

    Gareth and Louise
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    Leslie Married on 30/06/2017
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    Wedding Day Dreams Come True!

    Dear Annie,

    Dave and myself wanted to thank you and Dan for your help and support that you gave to us in making our day a memorable one.
    When we reflected, there was nothing that we would of changed or done differently as we felt our day was perfect.
    All of our guests commented to us that they enjoyed our day and felt the staff were very attentive.

    We have just returned from our minimoon in London where we took afternoon tea at the Charlotte Street Hotel as you recommended and we thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience.

    Thank you once again. We may see you on our anniversary!!

    Kindest Regards

    Lesley and Dave
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    Katherine Married on 05/05/2017
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    Perfect Wedding Day

    Hi Annie,
    Everything was marvellous, thank you. We had a perfect day.
    If you would like us to write a Facebook review or anything of that ilk we'd be happy to.
    Best,
    Katherine
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    Jen Married on 11/03/2017
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    Wedding Day 5 star

    Hi Annie,

    Yes thanks, all back to normal now!

    We can honestly say it was fantastic! From planning beforehand and on the day itself. You all ran it so well and smoothly. The venue was perfect, food amazing (everyone raved about the steak pie especially) and the rooms were lovely. All the staff were polite and couldn't have helped more. All in all, we loved it. Can't thank you enough Annie for all your hard work, patience and attention to detail.

    Thank you again and to all the staff who made it such a fun weekend for us all.

    Jen, Matt and family xx
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    We were blown away!

    We had an amazing time, I don't think you could have made our wedding any more special.

    All our guest had a great day and we're blown away by the hall, food and the level of service. Please could you thank everyone that was involved
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    The team at Soughton Hall were fabulous

    The team at Soughton Hall were fabulous - nothing was too much trouble and they ensured that the day went smoothly
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    Attention to detail was amazing

    The staff couldn't have done enough for us on our big day, the attention to detail was amazing - right until the last guest went to bed
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    Wonderful time

    We had our wedding reception with you on 3rd October and we had the most wonderful time. We will complete a review on trip advisor to reflect our experience, which was a brilliant one.
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    Can not recommended enough!!!

    We were so fortunate to have our wedding reception here, it was amazing the staff were so so helpful, food was fantastic and the overall presentation of the venue was superb!!!
    Can not recommended enough!!!
    Thanks for an amazing day!!
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    Absolutely perfect

    We had our wedding day here and it was absolutely perfect stunning setting and our guests all commented on what a beautiful romantic place for a wedding
    And have to mention the staff particularly Jimmy who made our day even more special
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    Fantastic Day had by all

    Lovely staff, beautiful surroundings & a really fantastic wedding. But then I would say that, it was my wedding!! The bad point I recall is asking for a bottle of Champagne and being told they did not stock bottles- BUT IT IS MY WEDDING DAY!!
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    Beatiful grounds and well maintained statley home.

    Soughton Hall is set in breath taking grounds, and the hall itself is to a very high standard. However there was a lack of atmosphere due to guests being spread over too many rooms and the bar was expensive!! If you dream of a Pride and Prejudice wedding then this is the venue to book however this comes with a large price ticket which I do not feel it is worth.

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Soughton Hall 1
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Perfect Wedding Package

Only £9000

Based on 50 day and 100 evening guests.

This limited edition package is available on all remaining April, May & June 2023 dates and selected dates on July onwards.

For more information please email info@soughtonhall.co.uk and one of our specialist wedding coordinators will be in touch to discuss the details of this package.

A unique opportunity to celebrate your special day at Soughton Hall with this limited edition package.

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