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9 reasons why Prestwold Hall is the best stately home wedding venue in Leicestershire

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Home / Wedding Ideas / 9 reasons why Prestwold Hall is the best stately home wedding venue in Leicestershire
9 reasons why Prestwold Hall is the best stately home wedding venue in Leicestershire

9 reasons why Prestwold Hall is the best stately home wedding venue in Leicestershire

If you’re searching for the very best stately home wedding venue in Leicestershire, you’ve found it. Surrounded by acres of idyllic countryside, Prestwold Hall is a venue with unmistakeable wow factor. From the atmospheric Library and elegant Orangery to the picturesque formal gardens, there’s something a little bit magical about this country house wedding venue. Here are 9 reasons why Prestwold Hall makes the perfect setting for the most unforgettable of wedding days.  

Indian wedding celebration at Prestwold Hall stately home wedding venue in Leicestershire
Credit: Megan Wilson

1. It’s got a lot of history

sense of history runs through this Leicestershire stately home wedding venue. From the moment you step inside Prestwold Hall’s exceptional entrance hall, the scene is set for a spectacular day. With its grand open fireplace, Italian marbled walls and Raphael-inspired painted ceiling, you and your guests will be treated to the 400 years of history that has made Prestwold the special place it is today. Come and see it for yourself; it’s impossible not to fall hard for this beautiful stately home venue.

close up of painted ceiling at Prestwold hall stately home Leicestershire
Credit: Jamie Flood Photography

2. The ceremony room is something else

When it comes to ceremony rooms, it’s hard to beat the timeless romance of Prestwold Hall’s Library. With the most welcoming of country house vibes, the Library offers a beautifully unique setting to exchange vows. Rich wooden floors and tall bookcases lined with historic tomes add a sense of warmth and elegance to proceedings, while the floor-to-ceiling windows allow the room to be flooded with natural light. With room for up to 140 guests, there’s really no other place like it to get married in Leicestershire. If you have your heart set on a religious ceremony, we’re lucky enough to have an idyllic church on the estate too.

Prestwold Hall Library ceremony room
Credit: Ian Bursill

3. The Dining Room is true luxury

Luxurious, statement chandeliers and large fireplaces set the tone for the most magnificent of wedding receptions in Prestwold Hall’s Dining Room. If you can tear your eyes away from the sumptuous interiors, elegant swag curtains and antique furniture, you’ll be treated to the most incredible views out across this stately home’s grounds. Managing to feel intimate yet spacious, Prestwold’s Dining Room will exceed all expectations.

Prestwold Hall dining room set up for Leicestershire stately home wedding
Credit: Sophie May

4. Acres of idyllic grounds

A short explore of the grounds and you’ll see why Prestwold Hall is the best stately home wedding venue in Leicestershire. From the picture-perfect rose garden and pristine manicured lawns to the romantic woodland and 2,500 acres of parkland, Prestwold’s expansive grounds are truly spectacular. If you’re dreaming of an al-fresco ceremony, the Georgian gazebo provides the prettiest of settings for outdoor vows.

bride and groom kissing outside gazebo in grounds of Prestwold Hall stately home
Credit: Jo Bradbury

5. There’s luxe accommodation on-site

Once the wedding celebrations are over you and your guests won’t have to go far to relax in luxury. Prestwold Hall has 10 stylish bedrooms, including an elegant Wedding Suite, available exclusively for you and your guests. If you’re after a little more space, there’s the chic self-catering Laundry Cottage (which sleeps 8) or Lodge (which sleeps 6) on-site, available to book the night before or the evening of your wedding.

6. Out of this world food

No other stately home wedding venue in Leicestershire takes food more seriously than Prestwold Hall. We’re passionate about creating exciting, delicious wedding menus you and your guests will rave about. Our talented team, under Head Chef Marc Billings, use the very best locally sourced and in-season ingredients, many from right here on the Prestwold Estate, to devise the wedding menu of your dreams.

Credit: Bridger Film & Photography

7. There are so many photo opportunities

Prestwold Hall is a wedding photographer’s dream, with unique and unexpected backdrops wherever you turn. No other wedding venue in Leicestershire delivers scene-stealing setting after scene-stealing setting – from the dreamy natural light of the Orangery to the atmospheric Library.

couple embracing in Prestwold hall's Orangery
Credit: Kathryn Edwards

8. It’s all yours

Forget about sharing your day with other couples, Prestwold Hall is exclusively yours for the duration of your wedding. This means you and your guests can relax, make yourselves at home and live out those Lord and Lady of the Manor dreams. 

bride and groom raising arms in the air as they walk into Prestwold Hall stately home wedding venue
Credit: Jade Greenbrooke

9. The best wedding team around

One thing that really sets Prestwold Hall apart from other wedding venues is the dedicated team behind it. From the moment you email to enquire about Prestwold, our team will be on hand to help guide you through your wedding planning. Whether it’s answering questions, sourcing the best suppliers or making sure your big day runs without a hitch, we’ll be there every step of the way.

bride and bridesmaids outside Prestwold Hall
Credit: Emma Pilkington

Book your Leicestershire wedding at Prestwold Hall

If you’d like to find out more about our exclusive-use stately home wedding venue or would like to book a viewing to experience the beauty of Leicestershire’s Prestwold Hall for yourself, we’d love to hear from you. Just click here to get in touch and we’ll get back to you straight away.

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