Follow in the footsteps of a historic romance by marrying at Davenport House. Here, in the early 17th century, love conquered all for William Davenport and Jane Bromley, his true love and the heiress of Hallon. The family were to reside at Davenport House for generations to come. It seems only right that this most enchanting venue should now take on such a romantic role, making memories for you and your family.
To help you plan your wedding at Davenport House, here is some of the key information and maximum capacities that you might find useful.
• Civil Ceremony – 150
• Outdoor Weddings – Yes
• Indoor Dining Capacity – 150
• Evening Reception – 200
• Preparation Room – Yes
• Honeymoon Suite – Yes
• Guest Accommodation – 32 guest rooms
Begin your special day in the perfect way, by getting ready with your loved ones in Davenport House’s exquisite bridal dressing room. The Stables offers plenty of space for you and your bridesmaids to primp and preen, and provides a relaxing atmosphere to help you keep those pre-ceremony nerves at bay. With a well-furnished kitchen, an abundance of natural light and mirrors and a wonderful authentic décor, you can enjoy The Stables before taking a few steps over to the house to say ‘I do’.
With your wedding ceremony as the focus of this joyful day, it’s only right that it takes place in an awe-inspiring location. Whether you choose to exchange vows in The Great Hall with its ancestral character, historic features and stunning contemporary colour scheme, the inviting Saloon for an intimate ceremony, or an al fresco occasion on the steps of the house, Davenport House can provide the perfect place to marry.
Following your ceremony, double doors lead through to the majestic Saloon with its marquetry floor. It is here that you might greet your guests, enjoying drinks and canapés along with breathtaking views over the lawn and countryside beyond.SEE FOR YOURSELF
Stone steps lead down from The Saloon to the terrace, lawns and lily pond, a sublime, tranquil spot in which to circulate with friends and family on warmer days. Photo opportunities are in abundance both inside and out, from the secluded secret garden to the magnificent staircase and fireplaces.SEE PHOTOS
Photo opportunities are in abundance both inside and out, from the secluded secret garden to the magnificent staircase and fireplaces.
Whether you’re treating your guests to cocktails and canapés, a delectable five-course meal or spectacular street food in the evening, everything will be created to the highest standard by the passionate catering team at Davenport House.FIND OUT MORE
A reception to remember is the best way to celebrate your wedding, and Davenport House has everything you need to make yours really stand out. Enjoy cocktails and canapés on the lawn, treat your guests to a feast of the finest standard and dance the night away in incredible surroundings.PLAN YOUR RECEPTION
Find out more about holding your wedding at this enchanting wedding venue in Shropshire by getting in touch with us today. You can check if your perfect date is free, explore the venue in our wedding brochure, or arrange to come and see it for yourself, all by using the buttons below.
Davenport House is a unique and unforgettable venue, steeped in history, elegance, style and romance. This magnificent Georgian estate in a stunning countryside location is the perfect choice if you are looking for a country house venue in Shropshire for weddings, birthdays and any occasion offering an unforgettable setting with the most picturesque surroundings.