Winner of the Best Countryside Wedding Venue in the East Midlands 2019 - TWIA.
Highly Commended Countryside Wedding Venue in the East Midlands 2020 - TWIA.
At The Pumping House we truly believe each wedding is unique. You will work together with our wonderful in-house catering team and dedicated Wedding Manager to ensure every aspect of your day is tailored to create a completely bespoke and magical experience.
The Pumping House is a beautiful Grade II listed Nottinghamshire wedding venue, featuring two licensed ceremony rooms, main hall for wedding breakfasts, accommodation and a large lawn for outdoor drinks receptions. Late licensed to 1am, our beautiful red brick building, still featuring the original and distinctive chimney, is located on a six-acre site in the heart of Sherwood Forest. The tranquil surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for weddings and offers ample opportunity for unique photography. The Pumping House is just a short drive from Sheffield, Nottingham, Lincoln and Mansfield.
The Ollerton Room has beautifully unique parquet flooring and is filled with natural light from the original paned windows, creating the perfect setting for wedding ceremonies against a backdrop of tranquil surroundings. The Ollerton Room is the main room licensed for civil ceremonies with seating for up to 100 guests. The Engine Hall is also licensed for civil ceremonies from 80 to 150 guests.
Following the ceromony, guests can enjoy drinks and canapes in The Conservatory Room, this room is a convenient and versatile space, it is beautifully themed complete with its own bar. Alternativley, guests can take full advantage of our outdoor bar and enjoy the beautiful views of our grounds.
The Engine Hall provides an impressive setting for the wedding breakfast. The unique tiling, stunning arch windows and high glass ceiling create an illuminating space that is perfect for weddings from 50 to 170 guests. The room can accommodate various layouts and can be used as a canvas for different theming and settings. As dusk falls, guests can dance the night away, celebrating this memorable day and bringing The Engine Hall to life!
Perfect for the younger guests, our cinema and games room is complete with a 60 inch plasma screen and a variety of children’s DVDs and games.
A SPECIALIST, QUALITY AND INTIMATE APPROACH TO CATERING
Using only the finest ingredients, using locally sourced products when possible, we aim to create delicious, rustic, home-made food. Our catering team understand the importance of every wedding breakfast and offer a menu where couples are free to pick and choose dishes from each suggested menu. Alternatively, we are always happy to discuss and design a bespoke wedding breakfast menu for the day.
OUR STUNNING ACCOMMODATION
Drawing inspiration from our storied past, The Pumping House unveils an oasis of beautifully thought-through luxury apartments. Nestled at the rear of our historic venue, these sumptuous, self-catering suites reinvigorate authentic Edwardian architecture with contemporary elegance – the perfect wedding accommodation for guests.
- Winner of the Best Countryside Wedding Venue in the East Midlands 2019 - TWIA.
- Highly Commended Countryside Wedding Venue in the East Midlands 2020 - TWIA.
- Perfect for weddings from 40 to 170 guests.
- Licensed to hold both civil ceremonies and partnerships - exclusive venue hire.
- Flexible catering options allowing you to create your own menu depending on style and budget.
- Self-catering apartments sleeping a total of 30 guests on-site including our stunning Bridal Suite with additional local accommodation just 5 minutes away.
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Brake Lane NG22 9HQ Newark (Nottinghamshire)