Hawkstone Hall and Gardens is a glorious venue for special celebrations, set in 88 acres of verdant parkland with far reaching views over the Shropshire hills. Guests of Hawkstone Hall and Gardens can expect a wonderfully indulgent experience, whether you are looking to throw a lavish banquet or simply a place to relax and rejuvenate.
The superb event planners are on hand to help you plan every last detail of your stay, with a highly experienced team you can trust to deliver your event to the highest of standards. Enjoy bespoke menus made with the finest locally sourced ingredients, with dining as formal or informal as you wish, along with professional, attentive and discrete 24 hour butler service.
The magnificent Hall has recently been extensively restored to offer on the UK’s most beautiful venues, approached via a mile-long driveway it affords excellent levels of privacy and creates an enchanting entrance. The vast ceilings and sash windows inspire an incredible sense of grandeur and light, with beautiful antique furnishings and glittering chandeliers adding to the sense of occasion. Yet there is a wonderfully welcoming feel here, without a hint of pretence, so guests can relax and enjoy the Hall as they would their own home.
The splendid Saloon forms the heart of the house, with its beautiful intricate plastering and frescoed ceiling, it makes a wonderful setting for dining for up to 80 or drinks receptions for 150. The Ballroom is one of the most opulent rooms in the Hall with its gilded detailing and rich colours and fabrics, ideal for formal occasions and gala dinners for up to 120 guests.
The elegant Tapestry Room is flooded with natural light, with its beautiful pillars and dual aspect windows, along with a raised area lending itself naturally to ceremonies and presentations. The Winter Garden is a lovely setting for drinks receptions, again wonderfully light and airy and with calming green and white tones, along with direct access to the grounds.
After dark the Hall is truly captivating, with roaring fireplaces and flickering candlelight creating a wonderfully atmospheric setting for elegant dinners and fireside chats long into the night in one of the two cosy lounges.
The Chapel and Refectory are adjacent to the Hall, and offer further space for banquets of up to 200 guests or drinks receptions for 250 people, and are ideal for late night revelry and dancing. The Chapel is a beautiful room with a grand arched ceiling and private bar, whilst the Refectory offers direct access to the lawn and boasts bespoke chandeliers.
The beautiful grounds offer ample opportunities for activities, with traditional garden games and croquet available, along with country pursuits such as laser clay shooting, archery and falconry. The local area offers golf, fishing and beautiful walks, including the renowned Hawkstone Park Golf Club with two golf courses, just one mile away from the Hall.
At the end of the festivities, the 37 luxurious bedrooms offer spectacular views of the rolling Shropshire hills and the idyllic estate, complete with thoughtful and indulgent touches such as in-room vintage cocktail trays, Burleigh tea trays, Elemis toiletries and thick fluffy robes and slippers.
Hawkstone Hall and Gardens is also a perfect choice for weddings, with a civil ceremony licence and a choice of beautiful rooms for both your ceremony and reception.
For bigger events, the lawns can accommodate a marquee for up to 700 guests.
- Dining for up to 200 guests
- Receptions for up to 250 guests
- Wedding ceremonies for up to 200 guests
- Six function rooms
- High speed fibre optic Wi-Fi (50MBps)
- Integrated sound system
- Refectory with dance floor, mood lighting and disco lights
- Bar/music licence until 1am – late licence on application
- Event planning and management assistance included with a highly experienced team
- Butler service and chef with personalised menus
- Extensive complimentary off-road parking
- Exclusive use available
- Extensive activity options available
- 12 suites & 25 bedrooms – maximum 76 people on double occupancy, or 42 people with one person per bed (including the Bronte Suite sofa bed).
- Additional 10 Z beds available for a supplement of £25 per bed