Crook Hall & Gardens

Frankland Lane, Sidegate, Durham, GB DH1 5SZ Map · Phone number
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About Crook Hall & Gardens

Crook Hall & Gardens is a historic wedding venue nestled on the banks of the River Wear in Durham, England that serves couples all over the United Kingdom. They offer multiple locations for both your ceremony and reception, including a 13th century medieval hall. Couples and their guests will enjoy five acres of enchanting gardens, a beautiful courtyard and a Georgian dining room at this picturesque property. Crook Hall & Gardens looks forward to making your special day everything you dreamed it to be.

Facilities and Capacity

Couples can accommodate up to 80 guests including themselves for their ceremony and dinner. For their reception, they can accommodate an additional 50 guests at this elegant venue. Their various sites include:

  • The Gazebo - the perfect place for a small ceremony. It features a woodland aisle and a backdrop of their stunning gardens. You can decorate the charming gazebo as you see fit, or their experienced staff will take care of it for you.
  • The Medieval Hall - a unique space built in the 13th century. Fairy lights will be strewn across the beams of the building for a romantic ceremony and/or reception.
  • Georgian Dining Room - an elegant space, perfect to host your reception dinner or “wedding breakfast.”
  • Croquet Lawn - this lush and gorgeous lawn is the ideal place for dining al fresco. You can easily string decorations from the trees overhead.

Services Offered

This full-service venue offers their Attic Room at the top of their Jacobean House for you and your bridal party to start your day in. If you need to start getting ready first thing in the morning, you can book their Garden Gate Apartment for the night before. There’s plenty of space for you and your bridesmaids. Crook Hall & Gardens provides an attentive staff to ensure your big day goes smoothly from start to finish. Tables, chairs and lace sashes are included in their rental fee, along with glassware and fairy lights. Additional services include, but are not limited to:

  • Barware
  • Bar services
  • China
  • Cleanup
  • Decor
  • Lighting and sound
  • Linens
  • Setup
  • Dessert
  • Servers
  • Outside vendors
  • Parking

Cuisine

This charming, historic wedding venue allows you to bring in your own caterer, or you can use theirs. They're known for their delicious sandwiches, scones and cakes, all of which are served on beautiful, vintage china. They'll also provide steaming pots of tea and coffee. If you prefer a more traditional evening menu, appetizers or a buffet, they offer those as well.

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Signing of the register
Signing of the register
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Crook Hall & Gardens
Apple tree on croquet lawn
Apple tree on croquet lawn
Hall ceremony
Hall ceremony
Moat pool
Moat pool
The orchard in spring
The orchard in spring
Fernery enterance
Fernery enterance
Flowers in the gardens
Flowers in the gardens
Georgian drawing room
Georgian drawing room
Outside wedding breakfast
Outside wedding breakfast
Confetti throw
Confetti throw
Just married
Just married
Wedding breakfast
Wedding breakfast
Wedding breakfast in the hall
Wedding breakfast in the hall
Signing of the register
Signing of the register
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Crook Hall & Gardens
Apple tree on croquet lawn
Apple tree on croquet lawn

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Crook Hall & Gardens FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?
    $ 4500
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 4500
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    Yes
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Bridal Suite
    Chairs
    China
    Clean Up
    Event Planning
    Glassware
    Lighting/Sound
    Linens
    Set Up
    Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?
    Cake Cutting
    Dessert
    Server(s)
  • Describe your venue:
    Garden
    Historic Building
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Covered Outdoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
    Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
    Elopements
  • What event services do you offer?
    Accommodations
    All Inclusive Packages
    Bar Services
    Catering Services
    Clean Up
    Event Planner
    Get Ready Rooms
    Liability Insurance
    Lighting / Sound
    Outside Vendors
    Set Up
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail Reception
    Dessert
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Server(s)
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Champagne Toast
    House Beer
    House Liquor
    House Wine
    Limited Bar
    Premium Liquor
    Specialty Beer
    Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available?
    Audio Equipment
    Chairs
    Chair Covers
    Decor
    Lighting
    Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    China
    Glassware
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    January
    February
    March
    April
    May
    June
    July
    August
    September
    October
    November
    December
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    January
    February
    March
    April
    May
    June
    July
    August
    September
    October
    November
    December

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  • Frankland Lane, Sidegate Durham, GB, DH1 5SZ See on map
    01913848028 (Phone number)
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