Wedding Receptions at Deneholme
Vic and Ant - Deneholme 2012

Vic and Ant – Deneholme 2012

Deneholme Country House is the ideal wedding reception venue when you want your day to be tailored around the two of you – no set schedules, menus, time frames – you can decorate Deneholme as little as you like and in all the colours and themes you want.

You can have a bonfire – or a Ceilidh Band – or a hog roast – or an archery competition – or a Pagan ceremony in the woodlands – or your favourite cocktail at the bar – or just your music playing during the wedding breakfast – you can finish your party at 11, midnight, 2 or 4 in the morning.

The key about Deneholme is that it just provides the frame – you choose the picture to go in it!

Please note that we do not hold a license for the actual ceremony any more – our couples tend to choose from local churches, the Garden Station in Langley or the registry office in Hexham for the ceremony.

  • Downstairs

    The sunroom is a wonderful relaxing space – a wood burning stove creates a beautiful light and atmosphere, the floor to ceiling windows overlook the gardens and woodlands – a special space for people to sit and chat, relax – or to have a toast to the newly wedded couple.

    The drawing & dining room is an open plan “country house” space able to seat up to 80 people around 8 table islands or 55 people in a t-shape table formation. There are large Edwardian bay windows overlooking the grounds, a few steps lead down to the sunroom.

    The library is the perfect space for quiet or smaller activities, i.e. board or video games, reading – obviously – or making it into a little cinema for the children. If you are planning on having more than 100 guests, then the library is used to set up the bar.

    The ball room is the perfect large indoor space – to dance, play pool, play table tennis or other games, to run around, have a disco, Ceilidh dance, karaoke sing along and much more. Big double french doors lead onto a west facing decking area and the bonfire pit.

  • Bedrooms
    Our 11 bedrooms consist of 5 ensuite rooms (Allenheads, Carrshields, Langley, Sinderhope and Mohope) one large family room with its bathroom next door (Whitfield) and 5 bedrooms that share facilities (Staward, Catton, Ninebanks, Swinhope, Sparty Lea). The shared facilities are spacious and newly refurbished: 2 showers and a toilet for the ladies and 2 showers and 2 toilets for the gentlemen.

    Bedroom plan - Family

  • The Grounds

    There is a total of 5 acres of grounds surrounding Deneholme on all sides: the car park with space for at least 20 cars (spill over into the neighbouring field possible) is out front, to the sides are little lawned areas with a bonfire pit and wood stores, the back is laid to lawn with little steps and two wooden decking areas. The rest – and biggest proportion of the grounds – is on steep ground through mature woodland with a little river at the bottom our “our dene”.


numbersWhilst we can accommodate up to 41 people in the bedrooms upstairs, there are a lot more people who can stay over, using locals and B&B’s and hotels. There is the Langley Castle Hotel, the Allendale Tearooms, The King’s Head and lots of small, privately run self catering or cottages.

Alternatively we can hire in the field next door and with our outside toilet facilities, you can have guests camping!

The Deneholme indoor space is suitable for up to 55 people for a sit down meal around a T-shapes table and up to 80 people around table islands.


We are licensed to host events for up to 250 guests for the evening do, but we tend to find that the most comfortable number is between 80 and 150 guests.

Price Indications

Deneholme Hire from Friday 2pm until Sunday 2pm ———- £1200 + VAT (includes Bar set up, exclusive hire of all downstairs facilities & grounds)

Bed & Breakfast accommodation per adult per night ——— £40 + VAT in ensuite rooms, £30 + VAT in non-ensuite rooms, children 3-11 half price

Corkage fee (if you want to provide your own drinks) ———- £3.50 + VAT per bottle

We provide buffet meal options from £6 – £24 per person and set three course meals from £19 – £34 + VAT per person, depending on choices.


There are many other little extras you can add in – some free, some for a small charge – the best would be to come up to Deneholme for a look around and a chat with Linda – who organises all the weddings – alongside the couples. You can arrange a viewing by emailing or telephone the Deneholme office on 01434 618579 – we look forward to hearing from you!


  • Dear Linda, Tony and staff, thank you so much for everything you did to make our wedding so special on 24th September. We had so many lovely comments from our guests who thought the venue was lovely, the food was “excellent”, “yummy”, “really good” etc. and the atmosphere was relaxed and friendly. Two people have declared it the “best wedding ever”! Thanks also to Tony for taking us home at the end of the night – above and beyond the call of duty! With very best wishes to all of you!–Sarah and Philip Jackson

  • Dear Linda, Tony and staff, just wanted to say thank you for everything on the 4th. The decorations, food and whole atmosphere of the day and evening was fantastic. Everyone enjoyed the meal, loved the hotel, the helpfulness of everyone and quite a few said, that you had done us proud, which you did. Once again, thank you – we would not have had such a fantastic reception without you. Love,–Maureen and Trevor

  • To Tony and Linda, thank you so much for the most wonderful day that you gave us. From start to finish it was amazing. You both worked so hard over the last few months and on the actual weekend, we appreciate it so much! Deneholme was the most perfect location for our wedding, we hope all your weddings in the future are so successful. We will never forget the day you gave us. Every time we think about the day, we cant help smiling. Thank you for everything, with lots of love,–Kathryn and Graeme

  • Dear Linda and Tony, we cant thank you enough for all the hard work you both put in ito making our wedding weekend such a success (despite the torrential rain)! It was exactly as we imagined our wedding should be – lots of fun for the children and adults. And thank you so much for looking after our friends and family so well – they all agreed it was the best wedding they had ever been to! Wishing you continued success with Deneholme in the future and hopefully we can celebrate another event with you in years to come. Love from –Jenni, Adrian, Lara and Daisy

  • Dear Linda and Tony, we wanted to thank you in advance of the big day for making the whole reception feel so relaxed, so THANK YOU! And for your support with our ideas for mobile butterflies, fireworks and all the rest. We feel very happy to have found you after searching and visiting venues that didn’t even allow a tea light – on the grass! Let us know if you need us to do anything. I made this bowl at pottery class for you and glazed it red to match the interior and pressed two hearts into the handles as a reminder of the day – I hope you like it! See you soon for the decorating! Best wishes,–Rachael and Chad