Situated in the charming market town of Hitchin, The Sun Hotel is a historic wedding venue in Hertfordshire, East England. This authentic coaching inn dates back to the sixteenth century and exudes traditional charm inside and out. Here, you can host an intimate wedding celebration for your loved ones in an idyllic setting. The hotel first rose to prominence in 1741, when a local family by the name of Kershaw set up a posting service between Hitchin and London. Today, the welcoming staff delights in bringing couples’ dreams to life at their classic establishment that is filled with character.
Facilities and Capacity
The Sun Hotel is licensed for civil ceremonies for up to 100 guests. You can exchange vows inside the hotel, where a function room is curated according to your tastes and theme. Afterwards, loved ones can sip bubbles in the bar and mingle on the outdoor terrace while you explore the grounds and village for photo opportunities. Wedding breakfasts are held in the main ballroom, a space characterised by a blend of traditional accents and modern interiors. For evening receptions, up to 150 friends and family members can join you for a night of relaxed dining and revelry. The ballroom features live entertainment and DJ facilities, with a dance floor made for partying into the night with those you love. This is a pet-friendly hotel with a private car park and complimentary WiFi for your convenience.
The in-house wedding coordinator at The Sun Hotel wants to bring your vision to life. They offer a number of packages to suit every couple’s tastes and preferences. Catering and beverages are supplied by the talented chefs and bartending team. Their cuisine takes inspiration from pub classics such as steaks and burgers, with the option of lighter bites available, too. They customise menus according to your requirements, from dietary restrictions to children’s dishes. The bar staff will pair your culinary selections with fine wines and classic ales for an authentic country pub experience. The seasoned personnel adheres to Covid-19 safety measures, practising social distancing and regular hand sanitising at all times.
There are 32 elegantly appointed guest rooms at The Sun Hotel, so your nearest and dearest can enjoy a restful stay in a number of single and double rooms. Each space features original structural details and has been refurbished with modern interiors and plush bedding. The next day, you can all gather in the dining hall for a delicious Full English Breakfast before exploring the amenities and shops of Hitchin.
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Sun Street SG5 1AF Hitchin (Hertfordshire)