Your wedding day is one of the biggest days of your life, so it’s important that your day meets all your expectations and dreams. Here at Donnington Grove, we’ve held hundreds of weddings over the years and our specialist wedding team understand exactly how to make your day truly special, helping keep everything smooth and according to plan. We’re here to help you plan the wedding of your dreams and provide a magical venue for the best day of your life.
Donnington Grove’s unique character ensures you’ll have a unique wedding that accurately expresses the love you have for each other and who you are as a couple. Our wedding co-ordinator will be with you every step of the way, from your initial visit to the very last guest getting home.
Relax with an experienced wedding co-ordinator
When you choose Donnington Grove for your wedding venue, we’ll be here to help you with everything you need, including helping you to choose the best function rooms for your ceremony and reception, choosing your menus, arranging table settings and the small details which will make your day truly beautiful.
We excel in hosting bespoke weddings, but we also have wedding packages you can choose from depending on whether you plan to have a winter or summer wedding.
The Emerald all-inclusive wedding package
Available from November to March, our Emerald wedding package has everything you need to ensure you can relax knowing your guests will be taken care of throughout the day. Upon arrival, your guests will be offered a choice of sparkling, red or white wine. After the ceremony, there will be a set three course meal cooked to the highest standards by our experienced chefs and we’ll supply have a bottle of house wine for every guest. We’ll provide everyone with a glass of sparkling wine for the speeches, so your friends and family can toast your love and marriage.
You’ll then enjoy our evening room hire, so you can all laugh, dance and celebrate. Included in our evening room hire is a set finger buffet and a resident disco for you and your guests to enjoy. Finally, you’ll enjoy a complementary classic suite on your wedding night.
The Diamond all-inclusive wedding package
If you’re getting married between April and October, our Diamond all-inclusive wedding package provides everything you need for a luxurious and romantic wedding day everyone will love. Your guests will arrive to be greeted with a choice of champagne or Pimms, as well as delicious canapés.
Later in the day, your guests will be served a set three course meal from our experienced and talented chefs and we’ll provide half a bottle of house wine for everyone. When it’s time for speeches, everyone will have a glass of champagne for the toasts to enjoy.
Later in the evening, you can entertain your guests with evening room hire complete with resident disco and either a buffet or hog roast. At the end of the night, you’ll be able to enjoy your complementary suite for your wedding night, as well as for your first anniversary.
A number of stunning function rooms to choose for your wedding
All our function rooms can be arranged to meet your needs and taste, whilst all of them ensure excellent views of the surrounding grounds, so you can rest assured you’ll have stunning backdrops for all your wedding photographs. Not only is Donnington Grove a beautiful building, we have a romantic bridge over the River Lambourn, a willow tree on the riverbank and an ornamental Japanese garden, so you’ll have countless choices when it comes to your photos.
We have a Full Licence for Civil Ceremonies
At Donnington Grove, we have a Full Licence, although you will have to make your arrangements for a secular ceremony with Newbury registry office, so we recommend that you check that they’re available for the date you want to book with us. We have three rooms we can use for small ceremonies of up to 45 people and another room that can host up to 100 people.
If you want something different but no less romantic for your ceremony, our Japanese Pagoda can seat up to 50 guests and is tucked away in a private walled garden.
You can book your date with the Registry Office up to 12 months in advance by calling 01635 279230.
For more information about hosting your wedding with Donnington Grove, simply give us a call on 01635 581000 or get in touch online today.