Weddings at The Old Rectory

The Old Rectory Hotel is one of the most beautiful wedding venues in Norfolk. Whether you are looking for a reception venue or civil ceremony venue we can offer everything you need for the perfect day. Situated near Norwich, its stunning ceremony/reception room with high vaulted ceiling and views of the gardens makes an ideal setting for any style of wedding.

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Exclusive Wedding Venue

We know how important it is to make your day a memory that will last forever. So that we can offer you the very best level of service and attention to detail our ‘one wedding' policy ensures that you and your guests will have an exclusive wedding venue on your very special day.


Our conservatory restaurant can be used for both civil ceremony and wedding receptions. It can hold up to 110 guests seated and 150 informally. We are also flexible enough to accommodate smaller parties offering our Victoriana suite (60 max) for those who wish for more intimate surroundings

Civil Ceremonies

We are fully licensed for wedding ceremonies, which can be performed by an appointed registrar on any day of the week. Our beautiful ceremony room with high vaulted ceiling and views of the gardens offers an idylic setting for any wedding. It has direct access to outdoor patio seating and a light and airy feel all year round. Perfect for weddings of any size, any time of year.

Wedding Receptions

Surrounded by gardens the beautiful conservatory restaurant makes an excellent reception venue.  Included as standard for all weddings are; hoops of flowers and pedestals around the room, coloured napkins of your choice, cake stand and knife, white table top skirt to adorn the top table. For your Evening Reception the room benefits from a high acoustic ceiling, disco lighting, built in sound system and central dance floor.  It also offers direct access to the gardens/patio and adjoining bar.

Bespoke Menus

We believe that all weddings are individual and offer bespoke menus and drinks to all couples. This means you can not only select your menu to suit you tastes but also your budget. We have 20 years experience in catering for wedding receptions and offer an excellent range of dishes for both Wedding Breakfast and Evening Receptions. DOWNLOAD OUR WEDDING PACKAGE FOR MORE DETAILS (SEE RIGHT)

Professional and friendly service

As a family run business we are proud to offer friendly and professional service to all our customers. To ensure your individual requirements are met our experienced wedding co-ordinator will be able to advise you on every aspect of your day, from timings, colour, layout, menus, décor and seating.

On the day of the wedding our experienced wedding butler will be on hand to coordinate and announce events.


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Gardens and grounds

No venue is complete without that all important back drop for photos. The Old Rectory certainly does not disappoint. It has over 3 acres of truly stunning grounds with many features for photographs including pergola, gazebo and fountain
The large patio seating area offers guests the ideal place to relax whilst you're busy with the photographer.


Should any of your guests wish to stay the night there are 16 luxury en-suite rooms available with a complimentary Four Poster Room for the newlyweds.

If you would like to discuss your requirements in more detail or perhaps book a viewing please call our experienced Wedding Co-ordinator 'Rebecca Brine' on:

 01603 738513

Viewings and Wedding Packages available on request.


WEDDING PACKAGE DOWNLOAD: (Please note, if opened in a web browser, this may take a minute. If you would like to save this to your computer, please right click the link and choose 'Save Target As') To view the pdf files, you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader. This is a free download 


  • No outside catering permitted
  • Four poster room is only complimentary when booking a wedding reception and not just the ceremony.
  • Minimum 70 guests for 3 course meal plus evening reception on Saturdays and bank holiday Sundays. 
  • Smaller numbers catered for on other days at the management's discretion.
  • All menus must be pre-ordered.
  • Max 110 wedding breakfast, Max 150 for an evening reception.
  • The booking of the registrar/church is the responsibility of the couple.
  • All registrar fees are separate and must be paid direct.
  • Registrar's booking as confirmation must be forwarded to the hotel.   
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For a detailed information pack with menus and prices for 2015. Please click above or:
For a postal copy please call:

01603 738513