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On since 2021

Last update: January 2024

Thornton Hall is a wonderfully versatile wedding venue set upon 250 acres of North Yorkshire countryside in Skipton, England. Those dreaming of a serene setting with breathtaking views will love exploring the grounds of this historic space. While in town, you and your guests can visit the 900-year-old medieval castle nearby, which adds to the region's timeless charm. This venue offers exclusive access and in-house catering and allows couples plenty of flexibility to make their dreams a reality.

Facilities and Capacity

Thornton Hall offers the best of both worlds, combining old-world charm with modern amenities. They are fully licensed for civil ceremonies and can accommodate up to 150 people when combined with the outdoor space. With exclusive use of the entirety of the venue and grounds, you are invited to make this idyllic setting your home for the day. The private terrace and courtyard is a fantastic place to enjoy a toast, while their extensive grounds provide the ideal backdrop for your wedding photos. There is plenty of space for a marquee, ideal for an afternoon of lawn games followed by a candlelit dinner beneath the stars. Inside, you'll find their main function space, which boasts golden chandeliers and plenty of natural light thanks to a stunning apex feature window. The classic and simple design throughout allows you to completely transform the space according to your style, from lush and romantic to vintage-glam.

Services Offered

Upon booking with Thornton Hall, you'll have a team of dedicated wedding coordinators to plan an unforgettable experience tailored to you. Some notable amenities include:

  • The option to book certain rooms or opt for exclusive access to the venue and grounds
  • Wedding planning, including day-of coordination
  • A fantastic culinary team that operates on-site, known for their modern twist on classic dishes
  • Plenty of nearby accommodations, including a glamping village and a luxury country house, both of which can be booked for wedding parties
  • An adjacent Farm Park for a playful photoshoot or an afternoon with the whole family

Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

In the country
Unusual weddings
Marquees and tents
Woodland and festival
Outdoor license
Tipis and yurts
Unique weddings

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:


Other features:

Exclusive use
Accessible facilities
Car parking
Confetti permitted
Changing room for wedding guests
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Linda Sent on 05/04/2019
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Thank you for making our memories so special

A massive thank you for making Silvana & Eddie's wedding day so special and amazing. We got some fabulous photos of the guests enjoying the Farm experience. I wanted to let you know that the guests at the wedding not only said the venue was fabulous ... "never had so much fun at a wedding", "never laughed so much" Thank you again for making our memories so special.
Lynda Sent on 05/04/2019
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Ideal venue for a rural country wedding

Thank you for making Silvana and Edward's wedding reception so perfect. Ideal venue for a rural, country wedding and the use of the farm park was great for all the children.
Silvana Sent on 05/04/2019
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We had an amazing day

Thank you for everything you did for our wedding day. We felt so lucky to have the opportunities we did. Our guests absolutely loved it. We had an amazing day and wish we could do it all over again.
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Thornton Hall Real Weddings

Dean & Imogen
450 photos · 06/04/2023


Church Road BD23 3TS Skipton (North Yorkshire)
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