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Weddings at Rufford

Talbot Suite 1

Rufford is the ideal venue for your wedding: a beautiful location, steeped in history.

With stunning views across the lake, natural surroundings and a relaxed rural atmosphere, Rufford Mill provides an enchanting backdrop to your wedding or partnership ceremony.

The first floor of the Mill has now been converted into The Talbot Suite, a stylish venue for civil weddings and partnerships. This listed building has an historic exterior but a fresh and contemporary interior.

The Talbot Suite is easily accessible by both lift and stairs. It can comfortably seat 150 guests theatre-style or 80 guests banquet-style in an airy and spacious 49ft x 29ft. 

There is a dedicated car park in the Mill courtyard and additional parking a short walk away in the woodland car park.

A photogenic venue

At the heart of the park are the picturesque remains of Rufford Abbey, which are surrounded by park land, woodland, formal gardens and a lake. 

During your ceremony and reception you are invited to take full advantage of the beautiful photo opportunities that surround Rufford Abbey and Rufford Mill. 

Rufford Abbey steps, the bridge across the lake, the bluebell woods and the Formal Gardens are just some of the enchanting locations available.

Catering 

Talbot Suite 2

Our friendly in-house catering team have plenty of experience of running magical weddings.

We offer many different catering packages to suit your needs and budget:

  • Light finger buffets

  • Hot carvery buffets

  • Reception drinks and canapes.

Prices

Talbot Suite 3

Room hire

The Talbot Suite, Rufford Mill:

  • £500 Monday - Thursday

  • £650 Friday or Sunday

  • £950 Saturdays

Reception drinks from £2.75 per person 
Wedding breakfasts from £28.00 per person 
Evening buffets from £10.50 per person.

Contact us

Interested in booking Rufford Mill for your wedding, civil partnership or family celebration?

Please contact our wedding
co-ordinator
:

tel: 01623 821310 
email: rufford.park@nottscc.gov.uk

Request a call back

We'd be delighted to give you a call to discuss holding your wedding at Rufford.

Just let us know your name and contact details and we'll get in touch to answer any questions you have.

Get a better look

Take a virtual tour of Rufford Mill.

Have a look at our photo album to see the venue and its surroundings in more detail.

Find out more

Your comments

"Can't rate this place enough and would recommend it to anybody wanting a perfect wedding."

"Big thanks to Yvonne and her team for all the support before and after the day. The whole day was perfect."

"The staff at the Talbot Suite couldn't do enough for us."

Read our reviews! Take a look at our customer reviews on the Hitched website: www.hitched.co.uk

Make a booking

Wedding bookings can be taken for weekdays, Saturdays, Sundays or Bank Holidays. But Saturday dates book up very fast, so contact us as early as possible to check availability and discuss your requirements.

Please contact our wedding co-ordinator:

tel: 01623 821310 
email: rufford.park@nottscc.gov.uk

Fully inclusive wedding for £3000

A quality all-inclusive wedding package for only £3000.

Weddings can be booked Monday to Thursday (excluding Bank Holidays).

Package includes:

  • Exclusive use of the Talbot Suite and bar, including red carpet

  • Wedding breakfast for up to 50 guests including two glasses of red or white wine

  • A glass of sparkling wine for the toast (up to 50)

  • Evening finger buffet for up to 90 guests

  • Hosting services.

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