Frequently Asked Questions

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Weddings

Our minimum numbers are 40 guests for a Civil Ceremony or Wedding Breakfast.  The maximum number for the Ceremony or Wedding Breakfast is 140, and 180 for the evening Reception.

Yes, we can allow them informal access to the Blackden Estate from 9.30am on the day of your wedding to set up.  We ask that all large items or decorations are removed by 8am the following morning, and smaller items are collected by 10am unless an alternative arrangement has been made.

Yes, confetti is allowed in Blackden Estate, please use biodegradable confetti.

No, because of our rural location and potential risk to local livestock we are unable to allow these.

As Blackden Manor is a family home, events will be held in tipis and marquees around the estate

Yes, we have facilities to store certain items overnight with prior arrangement.

No, however, the Blackden Estate has an extensive wine and drinks list available, provided by our chosen supplier.

No, however, Blacken Estate has a chosen list of suppliers for catering.

Last orders are at 11.45pm and the bar is closed at 12am. All music to be finished by 12am.

Carriages at midnight as the Barn needs to be vacated by 12.30am

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Events

Our minimum numbers are 40 guests for a Civil Ceremony or Wedding Breakfast.  The maximum number for the Ceremony or Wedding Breakfast is 140, and 180 for the evening Reception.

Yes, we can allow them informal access to the Blackden Estate from 9.30am on the day of your wedding to set up.  We ask that all large items or decorations are removed by 8am the following morning, and smaller items are collected by 10am unless an alternative arrangement has been made.

Yes, confetti is allowed in Blackden Estate, please use biodegradable confetti.

No, because of our rural location and potential risk to local livestock we are unable to allow these.

The Blackden Estate is disability-friendly, with wheelchair access to all areas of the estate and surrounding grounds.  There is also a disabled toilet in with wheelchair access.

Yes, we have facilities to store certain items overnight with prior arrangement.

Yes, you can provide your own reception drinks and wine for the tables during the wedding breakfast, for which Blackden Estate will charge a Service Charge per person (18yrs plus).  This charge covers the overnight storage and chilling of drinks, all glassware, and staff to serve the drinks on the day.  Our bar will also be open throughout your drinks reception until 12 midnight offering guests the chance to purchase their own choice of beverages.

Currently £8.50 per head, subject to change – please check the current prices with Grace at Blackden Estate (grace@blackdenestate.co.uk).  There is no additional charge if Blackden Estate provide all the reception drinks.

Last orders are at 11.45pm and the bar is closed at 12am. All music to be finished by 12am.

Carriages at midnight as the Barn needs to be vacated by 12.30am

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