The Old Hall Ely, Cambridgeshire
If your preference is for a Civil Ceremony at The Old Hall Ely, there are two different locations available to you. The Pavilion is set in the gardens with the dramatic backdrop of Ely Cathedral (Yes, Pixie Lott did get married here!) and the three lakes. The Orangery benefits from being mainly constructed with glass and is finished with English oak framing, allowing uninterrupted views from all angles. The Orangery creates a tranquil escape perfect for Autumn and Winter weddings. You’re surrounded by nature’s beauty without having to leave the house – blending the boundaries between the environments, a dreamy and romantic atmosphere is created that entwines nature with comfort.
What's So Special About The Old Hall Ely?
The Old Hall Ely is an exclusive use Jacobean house set in manicured gardens that overlooks three ornamental lakes and Ely Cathedral.
Welcoming couples to use the entire Manor House, 16 hotel rooms, and gardens for the day and night of the wedding, The Old Hall Ely offers couples an elevated wedding experience. Stay on the estate the night before the wedding for that extra special touch.
The Old Hall Ely is really quite stunning in every season. Spring weddings boast blooming gardens, the summer season is perfect for the patios, gardens and terraces. In Autumn couples can enjoy emotive skies and Winter weddings boast roaring fires, cosy spaces, featuring no less than 20 Christmas trees!
With incredible indoor and outdoor spaces, The Old Hall is a magical wedding venue in any weather.
The in house catering team at The Old Hall Ely is determined to make your wedding breakfast a long-lasting memory for you and your guests. All of their delicious dishes are hand-crafted on-site by their experienced chef and team. All catering and service staff, a cake stand and knife, all glasses, cutlery and crockery, table linen, tables, and chairs are included. Furthermore, once you have booked your wedding date you’ll be invited to a taster experience where you’ll get to try all the delicious food and take in the exceptional hospitality.
Price: From £15,000
How does it work with booking my wedding at The Old Hall Ely? We never book a wedding without our couples visiting us for a private show round beforehand. You will enjoy an exclusive tour of our house and grounds followed by discussing your wedding dreams with our experienced team. We can then also book you a provisional date after your tour!
Who will be our point of contact? Each couple will have support from our dedicated events team, with years of wedding expertise. On your big day, your event manager will work with their team to ensure your day runs smoothly and will be there to help every step of the way, from helping you put on your dress to entertaining your guests.
Can we try our menu first? Yes! We hold a unique taster event where couples can experience The Old Hall before their big day. Couples get to enjoy our stunning dishes and decide on their wedding menu. Our chefs also work to craft a personal menu for each couple, so any special requests will always be taken into account.
Is confetti allowed? Yes, as long as it is made from fresh or dried, natural petals.
Can I bring my pet? For our couples we allow pets to visit for an hour and a half during the day of the wedding to be a part of the photos and experience.
Nearest Airports: Cambridge City Airport (CBG) 21 miles, 28 mins
Like this venue? For more information on hiring The Old Hall Ely as your wedding venue, to request their pricing/packages, check their availability or book a viewing use our contact form via the ‘contact venue’ button.
The Bar and Cathedral Terrace create a wonderful open-plan area that allows you and your guests to enjoy the perfect drinks reception with stunning views of Cambridgeshire.
What Couples Say
“Hello to everyone at The Old Hall! We will be sending an official thank you but in the meantime Jamie and I wanted to say a HUGE Thank You for the most amazing day on Sunday. It’s hard to know where to start but we had the most perfect and wonderful day and that was thanks to the incredible venue, attentive and amazing staff and the delicious food and drink. From the moment we first viewed The Old Hall with Mrs Morbey we knew it was the place for us. Throughout the planning and up until the morning after the wedding itself we were looked after so well and made to feel so special. Special shout out to Tammy, Laura, Amy, Kirsty, the chefs, bar staff and food and beverage team who worked so hard on our big day. Our only criticism is it went far too fast and we want to do it all again!!! 🙂 Thank you so so much from the new Mr and Mrs Harker and hope to return in the future for a special occasion.”
Mr & Mrs Harker, Oct 2023
What Couples Say
“Thank you for all of your support throughout the planning and on our wedding day. You all helped to make the day run so smoothly and it was beyond perfect. We are both so glad we chose the old hall and will forever cherish the day.”
Mr & Mrs Turner, July 2023
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