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Last update: March 2024

Thorpe Garden is a botanical-chic wedding venue located in Tamworth, Staffordshire. Set within a 3,000-acre private estate that has belonged to the Inge family since 1631, this lovely walled garden abounds with magnificent trees and beautiful flowering plants.

Facilities and Capacity

Thorpe Garden is a licensed wedding venue, and its indoor and outdoor event spaces can accommodate parties of up to 140 people. Renowned architect Seth Stein, winner of the RIBA South West Award 2009, designed the striking Ceremony Room. This handcrafted, one-of-a-kind wooden yurt features a large sloping roof and glass doors that open onto a large terrace that affords spectacular views of the gardens. Fairy lights, flowers, and festoons create the perfect atmosphere for an intimate dinner and an evening of dancing. The estate is also home to Constantine House, a boutique guesthouse that sleeps up to 42 guests and has 21 en-suite guest rooms, including a honeymoon suite and four deluxe and 16 double bedrooms. The beautifully restored gardener's bothy cottage is also available for use as a get-ready area.

Services Offered

Thorpe Garden is available for exclusive use. They pride themselves on the quality of their feasts and use only the finest and freshest produce. Their team of highly qualified chefs cook using a tailor-made grill and rotisserie. They serve simple, memorable dishes, ranging from canapés and whole barbecued lamb to signature beef sirloin bricks and smoky chargrilled vegetables. Their team would be delighted to work with you to design the perfect menu for your wedding day.

Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

In the country
Unusual weddings
Stately home
Marquees and tents
Church
Outdoor license
Tipis and yurts
Unique weddings

Ceremony options:

Chapel or temple on-site
Civil ceremony licence

Dining options:

Seated meal facilities
Alcohol licence
In-house catering

Evening entertainment:

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:

Wedding coordinator

Other features:

Exclusive use
Accessible facilities
Car parking
Pet-friendly
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Reviews for Thorpe Garden

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36 reviews
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Katie
Katie S. Sent on 11/04/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Everything about this venue is perfect. It's unique, beautiful and the food is incredible.

We may be biased, but Thorpe Garden is one of the most beautiful wedding venues we have seen.

Everything about Thorpe is perfect.

The service and communication has been incredible through the whole process, starting from our very first viewing. Ourselves and our guests commented on how gorgeous the venue looked on the wedding day, and we hardly needed to add any flowers or decorations (but a big shout out to Tara Knott our stylist and Ivison Lichfield Florist for adding those special extra touches). Thorpe Garden is the perfect venue for any type of weather, something we needed to consider for a British Spring time! The inside areas are breathtaking, with gorgeous large windows to give you that feel of being outside, and the outside areas are equally as beautiful. We were lucky enough that the rain held off for our wedding day so we could all enjoy the scenery and the well kept gardens.

The food at Thorpe Garden was definitely one of the highlights of our day, and something our guests still talk about now! The quality of the food service was excellent and I felt very confident that all of our guests' dietary requirements were taken care of. The open kitchen and outdoor pizza oven added that little unique touch and some of our guests enjoyed watching the chefs hard at work.

I would recommend Thorpe Garden to anyone getting married! It is a beautiful, stylish venue with a cool, informal vibe, all the while maintaining high standards and professional service. I really hope we are able to attend another gorgeous wedding at Thorpe Garden in the future!
Natalie
Natalie S. Sent on 05/04/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Highly recommend!

We had our wedding here Easter weekend 2024 and it was entirely perfect! The grounds were beautiful and the blossom trees made great photos.
Everything was easy and we felt well catered for, no request felt too much and the staff were highly accommodating.
The venue is so gorgeous, fairy lights everywhere in the yurt, which meant we didn't have to waste money on lots of decorations.
The food was incredible, we went with the rotisserie chicken which was delicious and the portion sizes were great. We actually had guests say it was the best wedding food they had ever had. Vegans and vegetarians were well catered for too.
Lee was our coordinator on the day, he made us feel completely calm and at ease which was great.
The team took care of all the set up which was guided by a set of instructions I typed up, this made me feel extremely stress free in the morning. They also collected all of our belongings and stored them in one place for us to easily collect in the morning.
A couple of other bonus points included the make up house on site which me and the bridesmaids used to get ready in as well as Constantine House which has 21 bedrooms and a lovely open space to have breakfast together the next day.
Josh
Josh P. Sent on 04/04/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Spring Wedding

Back in February 2023, my partner and I met with Lee at Thorpe Garden, instantly fell in love with the venue and booked our wedding day there and then. Since that day, we’ve had absolutely no regrets as the staff have made each step of the journey so smooth and helped us to create our perfect day.


In the lead up to the wedding, the staff worked with us to answer any questions and ensure that our wishes and requests were catered to. On the day of the wedding itself, they worked with us and our families to create a magical day. The venue is so incredibly beautiful and really allows for a relaxed yet sophisticated occasion. We were so lucky to get brilliant sunshine and enjoyed the trees in blossom but, upon visiting the venue in any season, were in awe of how beautiful it looked.

We feel so lucky to have celebrated at Thorpe Garden and wish we could relive the day over and over again.
Zoe
Zoe H. Sent on 09/04/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Faultless!

Absolutely everything from start to finish was fantastic for our wedding day at Thorpe Garden! The staff were amazing and attentive on the day to help everything go smoothly but also responsive and flexible in the lead up to the day. Cannot thank the team enough the day was absolutely amazing and we had the best day!
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Sophie M. Sent on 13/09/2023
5 out of 5 rating

The perfect wedding venue!

We had our wedding day here on 08/09/23 and we honestly couldn’t fault a thing. All our guests commented on how amazing the venue is, the different area’s you have to use the venue in different ways to make it your own. We also had so many guests comment on how amazing the food was! We would recommend Thorpe Garden 100%!!
Yaya
Yaya K. Sent on 20/05/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Can’t recommend this place enough!

My wedding day was amazing, I couldn’t fault it at all and that’s because of the staff at Thorpe Garden. They really looked after us throughout our wedding planning, any questions or concerns we had they were more than happy to help us. Our day ran so smooth because of how they looked after us and made sure everything was done exactly how we wanted. Cara did a fantastic job being the venue coordinator for our special day-big shoutout to you and Lee for giving us a stress free day. I can’t recommend this venue enough, our guests couldn’t stop talking about it. Oh also the food was amazing!!! I really could go on and on but thank you fantastic job you guys.
Rob
Rob I. Sent on 25/04/2023
5 out of 5 rating

The Best Day Ever!

This venue gave us the best wedding we could ever ask for and more. The day ran very smoothly and the staff were incredible. The food was amazing! We had our ceremony and reception in the Yurt and the breakfast in the Pavilion. I would recommend this venue to anyone and I wish we could go back and do it again!
Simone
Simone M. Sent on 29/04/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Just amazing!

Thorpe were fantastic from the moment we first visited, through the planning process and beyond our wedding day. They went out of their way to create the day we dreamed of and more. Our questions and queries were answered straight away and any issues resolved.

Our day ran incredibly smoothly and the food was fantastic! We can’t thank Thorpe enough and our guests had the BEST time too! Thorpe is such a beautiful venue and we fell in love with the yurt straight away!

Thank you so much!
Jennifer
Jennifer D. Sent on 29/05/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Wedding experience of dreams!

Thorpe Gardens gave us the most beautiful wedding day! From the moment we first met with the team we knew it was the perfect place for us to get married. The venue is stunning and a walled garden and dreamy yurt full of fairy lights. The day went by so smoothly and the team thought of every detail. We did not have to worry about a thing! They thought of such thoughtful touches like encouraging us to have a private moment together after the ceremony which was one of my favourite moments of the day. Cara and Lee were our wedding coordinators and they could not have been more of professional and thoughtful. I would recommend this venue to everyone!
Kelly
Kelly B. Sent on 04/06/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Everything we wanted and more!!

This wedding venue caters for all, the kids spent all day outside playing with lawn games, the beautiful grounds and outdoor seating were amazing for socialising and the yurt was more than big enough for drinking and dancing. The staff were friendly and so helpful, the feast was delicious and brownie was unreal.
This venue made our day perfect and everyone said how beautiful it was. Thank you so much to all the team at Thorpe Garden ❤️
Paui
Paui T. Sent on 19/05/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Wedding couldn't have been any better

There are too many good things to say about Thorpe Garden and its staff. They were incredibly accommodating to us, making our wedding as stress-free as possible, and they did all they could to give us a perfect day. We've both said it's shame we can't do it all over again!
Laura
Laura F. Sent on 17/12/2021
5 out of 5 rating

The best day ever!

We got married at Thorpe Garden last week and it was everything we had hoped for. Our original date was postponed but moving the wedding to our new date was made such an easy process by Tom. Communication from our first enquiry right up to the day was fantastic!

The venue and grounds are so beautiful and you’re spoilt for choice with the different options for where to have your ceremony / reception. From start to finish the day was so well organised and Cara, Charlie, Lee and the rest of the team couldn’t have done enough for us. We’d also like to praise the Chefs; the canapés and meal were faultless - so many of our guests were impressed by the food, we’ve had nothing but compliments. I’d absolutely recommend Thorpe Garden and a huge thanks to the whole team for making it our best day ever ✨

Laura and Lewis 🤍
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Eleanor Sent on 16/09/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Best day of my life!

The team at Thorpe Garden could not have been more helpful from our first viewing to the big day, we were confident that we were in the safest hands.

We had a couple of unusual requests that they were incredibly helpful in accommodating and some extra hands were required in the morning to ensure the styling was perfect. My breath was taken away when I walked through those curtains and down the aisle - I was promised by Cara that it would be beautiful and it defied all of my expectations.

I honestly couldn't recommend Thorpe Garden and the team highly enough. Every single one of our guests said it was the most beautiful venue they'd seen, the best food they'd eaten and the most attentive staff.

We even had rave reviews from our vegan guests, who were impressed by the vegan meal options during the day and in the evening.

We just want to come back to do it all over again!
Lucy Barber
Lucy B. Sent on 15/09/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Perfect wedding venue

From the minute we arrived at Thorpe Garden we knew it would be a strong contender for our wedding venue. The walled gardens are stunning, especially in full bloom and also the grounds are so spacious for guests to spread out and socialise. Tom and his team were great from the start, responding quickly to messages and answering every question we had leading up to the day (there were many!). On the day the service from the whole team was exceptional, we couldn't have asked for more. The food was amazing too, I had high expectations and they were certainly met. I would recommend Thorpe Garden to anyone without hesitation. It was our dream venue!
Shelagh
Shelagh W. Sent on 03/10/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Perfect venue !!

As soon as we saw the venue we knew it was the one.. we fell in love with it. We met Tom there who was absolutely lovely and very enthusiastic. He was there from start to finish, so helpful, nothing was ever too much trouble. The day was amazing, all the guests commented on how beautiful and unique the venue was. The food was fit for a king.. absolutely tasty and large portion sizes. The day could not have ran any smoother as the staff were so attentive! It was so perfect we want to do it all over again !!!
We would highly recommend Thorpe Garden to anyone getting married !!
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