The Pumping House

(8 reviews) 8 5
Brake Lane Ollerton Newark Nottinghamshire NG22 9HQ
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About The Pumping House

Brake Lane, Ollerton, Newark
Nottinghamshire, NG22 9HQ

Everything about your wedding day should be perfect. Here at The Pumping House we strive to make every aspect of your planning enjoyable and stress free. We have a wonderful team whose main focus is to make this happen. As we are an exclusive wedding venue, our sole focus is on you.

The Pumping House is a beautiful Grade II listed Nottinghamshire venue, featuring a licensed ceremony room, main hall for wedding breakfasts and a large croquet lawn for outdoor drinks receptions. Late licensed to 12:30am, this 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 provides the perfect backdrop for your wedding and offers ample opportunity for unique photography.

The Pumping House has ample space to meet all your wedding needs in one place:

The Engine Hall – 170 person capacity for seated wedding breakfast or wedding ceremony

The Ollerton Room – 100 person capacity for wedding ceremony

The Bridal Room – 2 to 4 person capacity for getting ready, make up touch ups and time outs

Cinema Room – A 20 seater cinema room complete with a selection of films to occupy children during the celebrations

• 8 Self-catering apartments on-site including our stunning Bridal Suite with local accommodation just 5 minutes away. • Licensed to hold civil ceremonies and partnerships. • Stunning rural location set in the heart of Sherwood Forest with one acre lawn space for drinks/photography. • Experienced Wedding and Event Manager to help plan your wedding and co-ordinate on the day. • Exclusive venue hire. • Flexible catering options allowing you to create your own menu depending on style and budget.

Facilities at The Pumping House

Venue Type :
Civil Ceremony Licence
Exclusive Use
In the Country
Evening Entertainment :
Evening Reception Facilities
Marquee Available
Dance Floor
Entertainment Licence
Live Band Facilities
DJ Facilities
Outdoor Fireworks Permitted
Overnight Accommodation :
Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests
Other Features :
Confetti Permitted
Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
Dining Options :
Seated Meal Facilities
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering
Allows Private Catering
Alcohol Licence
Corkage Option
Capacity :
Less than 30 guests
30 to 50 guests
50 to 75 guests
75 to 100 guests
100 to 150 guests
150 to 250 guests
Venue Staff Assistance :
Wedding Coordinator
Master of Ceremonies/ Toastmaster

The Pumping House Location

The Pumping House, Brake Lane, Ollerton, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG22 9HQ

Brake Lane Ollerton Newark Nottinghamshire NG22 9HQ
8 5

The Pumping House Reviews (8)

On Cloud 9.
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By Emma Rivers, on 28 Nov 2017Date of Wedding - 18 Nov 2017

my husband and I absolutely cannot praise the pumping house enough. There aren’t enough words to describe how amazing the building and more importantly Jo and her team are. We are going to be forever grateful - there is no where better. We are yet to come down from cloud nine and that’s all thanks to Jo’s hard work and loveable personality. We love you guys so much xxxx

We Fell In Love
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By Victoria Baxter, on 28 Nov 2017Date of Wedding - 07 Oct 2017

We fell in love with this beautiful venue almost instantly, despite there still being some building work done! Jo and Amie were amazing throughout - professional and prompt, but warm, friendly and up for dealing with anything. My husband and I are so grateful for all the hard work the team put in, and the Pumping House looked fabulous on the day. My bridal party stayed at the accommodation on site - spacious, beautiful rooms. I would not hesitate to recommend the venue and the team and I am so happy we got married there!

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By Jade Holland, on 18 Sep 2017Date of Wedding - 26 Aug 2017

We went to an open day at The Pumping House for some inspiration as we had already booked our wedding at another venue but we fell in love as soon as we pulled into the carpark - We even changed the date so we could get married at The Pumping House. The venue itself is beautiful, there are no words you just need to go and see it yourself to appreciate it. Jo the venue manager was brilliant from start to finish and we can't speak highly enough of her. Nothing was too much trouble she went above and beyond for us. Our day was pure perfection and it was all down to Jo and her team. We can't recommend The Pumping House enough, it is an outstanding venue that allows all your dreams to come true!

Our Wedding was a dream boat
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By Danielle & Ashley, on 30 Aug 2017Date of Wedding - 28 Jul 2017

The Pumping House - So grateful and thankful we found this place for our wedding. It's a real Gem. There's lots of things we wanted to mention in this review, here goes ....The staff were brilliant from start to end. Jo is the venue manager and greeted us with a big smile when we first visited and turned out to be one of the most helpful people we've ever come across. She's super dedicated, always goes the extra mile and worked in every way she could to provide us as much freedom as she could to arrange every element of our wedding, completely adapting to what we wanted. Jo was brilliant at keeping in touch and assisting with any issues or queries we had running right up until the big day, emailing at all hours to help reassure us and resolve any issues. The staff on the day including Jo, Aimee and all the other staff just had it. We never had to worry about anything and worked to our agreed schedule perfectly and clearly understand the importance of having everything in order and running like clockwork. We had the best day and were so pleased we took the risk on the diamond in the rough. When we first visited it was still a building site but we couldn't of been happier with the place come wedding day! It was everything we could have asked for and the whole experience was chilled and enjoyable because of all these things. We thoroughly recommend this place and it can only get better when the last bits and pieces are added including the apartments which looked brilliant when we saw them just before completion! Thank you to everyone at the Pumping House (especially Jo). Our wedding was a dream boat!!

All you can dream of...
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By Katherine Watson Brides Stepmum, on 18 Jul 2017Date of Wedding - 15 Jul 2017

This venue is all you could possibly dream of. Magical, truly magical. Nothing is too much trouble for the staff. I have never seen a wedding run so smoothly. Well done Jo and your wonderful team. The decor was stunning. As mentioned in previous comments, the small details were exceptional. It's a long, busy day for the staff, but they were sincerely smiling throughout. I cannot thank you all enough.

Highly Recommended.
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By Phillipa Snowden, on 01 Jun 2017Date of Wedding - 29 May 2017

The team provided my best friend outstanding service on 29.05.17. From start to finish the organisation and professionalism was second to none. Jo couldn't do enough for the bride and groom and ensured each and every guest was looked after. I would highly recommend any bride to be to come and take a look around this beautiful venue. Spotlessly clean, excellent food and service and all the team enjoying what they do. I would also like to mention this venue as a great place to consider for your Christmas party and and business conferences. Long may your business thrive. X

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By Mr & Mrs Smith, on 26 Apr 2017Date of Wedding - 25 Mar 2017

We booked our wedding at The Pumping House before the renovations had even been completed, the minute we drove into the woods, through those iron gates, walked up those steps and through the doors we loved it!! We saw the Pumping House from a construction site progress into the beautiful place it is now. Jo has been amazing since day one and both Jo and Amy on the day made everything so perfect, the hard work they both put in certainly paid off. There isn't a single thing we would change about the whole day. The food, the venue, the rooms, the service, the help and support that received throughout the whole process was amazing. Thank you so so much Jo and Amie for making our day so magical! We would 1000000000% recommend this venue to anyone. So many people who shared our day with us commented on how beautiful the building and venue was!!

We Could Not Believe Our Luck!!
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By Hannah & Jamie Johnson, on 18 Apr 2017Date of Wedding - 17 Dec 2016

When we stumbled across The Pumping House as a wedding venue, we could not believe our luck! We loved the design-mix of old and new, and thought it would be a stunning location for our wedding...and we weren’t wrong. Jo and The Pumping House Team were phenomenal and our dream winter wedding would not have been realised without their incredible support. Jo was a massive help from day one - from the planning and organisation of the wedding (with many late night emails of support!), to the dressing of the venue in the most beautiful Christmas decorations, to finally, ensuring that the day was a breath-taking success. We would recommend this venue and its staff, including Gail and her wonderful catering team, whole-heartedly. Thank you so much for helping us to start our married life together in such a perfect way.

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