Tying the Knot

EAUX Luxury Lifestyle highlight some of the best venues for your big day here in Suffolk.



From the beautiful rooms of the Manor house steeped in history, to the ballroom and long bar for your evening reception, Woodhall Manor has everything you need for every aspect of the perfect wedding day, however big or small your guest list is.

Imagine having your wedding ceremony in the tranquil setting of the walled garden, or next to a roaring log fire in the wood paneled Bishop’s Room. Our extensive grounds, complete with enchanting lake and fountains, create a perfect backdrop for romantic reception drinks and photography.

You will be treated to an exquisite wedding breakfast beneath the chandeliers in our grand Ballroom, and after dancing the night away we have 14 beautifully furnished bedrooms for you and your wedding party.

Our experienced and professional team will be on hand throughout the day to ensure that everything runs smoothly, allowing you to enjoy the wedding day of your dreams.

Woodhall Manor, Sutton, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 3EG
01394 411288
Wedding contact: Faye Sadler




Located in an area of outstanding natural beauty, The Cookhouse at Suffolk Food Hall provides the perfect background for your wedding day. The Cookhouse has panoramic views overlooking the picturesque Orwell Estuary and countryside.

With modern décor, it is suitable for any wedding theme. We recommend our Feast Room for your wedding breakfast (of up to 90 guests) and our Cookhouse Restaurant from 6pm for your evening reception (of up to 200 guests).

At Suffolk Food Hall, we only use exceptional produce, using locally sourced ingredients wherever possible. We know that with many tempting menus on offer choosing your wedding breakfast is not an easy decision. That’s why we offer a complimentary menu tasting for two with a chance to meet with our Head Chef and discuss your options.

Suffolk Food Hall, Wherstead, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP9 2AB
01473 786618
Wedding contact: Caroline Gould


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English Country Garden perfection comes in the shape of the vast, wide lawns and traditional rose gardens at the beautiful Glemham Hall, near Woodbridge in Suffolk.

This Grade 1 listed family home is full of curiosity and wonder, it is charming and offers a real sense of the quintessential English country house.

Ceremonies can take place in the Grand Hall or, for an outdoor wedding, you’ll feel like you’ve found your own secret paradise when you choose to say ‘I do’ amongst the lavender and roses in their garden venue, the Summerhouse.

Up to 150 guests can be seated in the marquee, which is furnished with ivory linings and glass chandeliers, a classic and timeless style for you to embellish as you wish.

The setting is truly stunning and with outdoor weddings becoming a big trend, you can make the most of this unique, historical garden. Glemham makes you feel like you’ve stepped back in time and it’s yours for your special day.

Glemham Hall, Little Glemham, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13 0BT
01728 746704
Wedding contact: Donna Stockley


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Hintlesham Hall Hotel is the ultimate wedding venue for couples looking for timeless elegance and class. Nestled in the beautiful secluded Suffolk countryside, this romantic Grade 1 listed country manor house dating back to 1448 has original Georgian features and makes a breath-taking backdrop for any occasion.

Whether you’re looking for a small and intimate gathering, or a large and lavish celebration with exclusive use of the entire hotel, we have four unique rooms licensed for civil ceremonies and our dedicated team cater for a range of tastes to create the wedding of your dreams.

Our exquisite spa allows your wedding party to pamper themselves before the big day, and our prestigious award-winning fi ne dining and ambiance enable you to celebrate your wedding breakfast and reception in style. So for a truly special and unforgettable day for you and your guests, Hintlesham Hall is the perfect place to say ‘I do’.

Hintlesham Hall Hotel, Hintlesham, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP8 3NS
01473 652334
Wedding contact: Tracey Carter


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At Ufford Park Woodbridge, there really is something for everyone. There are not many venues out there able to offer views across 120 acres of historic Suffolk parkland and also have a hairdresser and beauty therapist onsite to help with your pre-wedding preparation.

Ufford Park Woodbridge is able to cater for all budgets – a wedding of just 10 people up to 160 for a wedding breakfast, with further guests able to come in the evening. The talented chefs are able to take care of all catering and the costs for this are included in the wedding packages.

They have a license to hold civil ceremonies in all of the function rooms and even have the staff and space to hold two weddings at the same time!

Ufford Park Woodbridge Hotel, Golf & Spa, Yarmouth Road, Melton, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 1QW
01394 383555




Imagine a moated Tudor Hall set within a 400 acre deer park, with magnifIcent Grade 1 listed gardens as the backdrop for one of the biggest days of your life. Helmingham Hall Gardens has to be the most picturesque venue for a country wedding.

Licenced to hold civil ceremonies in The Coach House, or with St Mary’s Church on-site, take advantage of the gardens and surrounding parkland as an exquisite background to your photos whilst your guests enjoy Champagne and canapés on the Parterre, before heading to the marquee situated in front of the Hall for the evening’s celebrations, or back to The Coach House for an intimate wedding breakfast.

With many flexible packages available should you wish us to host your entire day, reception only or simply use the gardens as a backdrop to your photos, do not hesitate to contact us.

Helmingham Hall Gardens, Helmingham, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 6EF
01473 890799
Wedding contact: Katy Day