For many years now we have
been hosting weddings here at Chillington Hall and we take pride in the
fact that we do all within our power to make such a momentous occasion
an unforgettable day filled with magical memories.
From the outset, our
professional events team are committed to making your wedding day one of
complete happiness. We offer great flexibility and advice and are able
to work with you, through your ideas and details, so you are free to
enjoy yourself totally and without care.
Dreams begin as you arrive at Chillington, driving through the
gates at Giffard’s Cross, up the tree lined avenue, giving you and
your guests a first glimpse of this enchanting Georgian House. We
believe you’ll be enchanted by its unique charm and beauty.
Chillington lies on the beautiful and unspoilt borders of Staffordshire
and Shropshire. Set in extensive parkland, landscaped by ‘Capability’
Brown in the 1760’s, there are numerous locations for fabulous photos.
The lake and it’s Follies give a romantic backing to any photograph.
Inside the Hall , the interior is all you would expect of a grand
country house of the 18th Century. Guests will be able to enjoy drinks
and canapés in the welcoming atmosphere.
You will have
exclusive use of the house to include the Front
and Marble Halls, the Drawing Room, and the spectacular Saloon designed
by John Soane as the centrepiece of this family home. The Bride and
Groom also have the use of the intimate Boudoir for a moment of peace.
The Grand Saloon is the heart of Chillington, its soaring ceiling is
topped by a great lantern from which hangs a magnificent chandelier and
here we are able to hold civil Ceremonies for up to 130 people. The
centrepiece of the room is the grand baronial fireplace and it is in
front of this that the bride and groom exchange vows.
Once your reception in the house is concluded, you and your guests will
make your way through the house and covered passage to our magnificent
marquee, situated on the North Lawn with views across the estate. The
marquee is heated with a fully fitted bar and separate chill-out area,
superior cloakrooms, star-light ceiling and large dance floor. There is
an outside decking area with tables and seating as well.
Food and drink are very important elements of a successful party and our
bar and catering staff can guide you and tailor your choices
appropriately. We have a wide choice of food options as well as an a la
carte menu from which you can choose and our sommeliers have the ability
though experience to suggest the right wines and beverages for your
Once the formalities of the day are over it is time for you and your
guests to let your hair down and party. From dusk the starlight ceiling
will start to twinkle above you to get you in the dancing mood.
As the Giffard family have
lived at Chillington since the 12th century, you could reasonably say
they have a great deal of experience at entertaining, and hope that you,
as others, will be caught up in the warmth and charm of the welcome