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Howsham Hall

The feel

Howsham Hall is a Grade 1 listed Jacobean country house, located just 20 minutes from the historic city of York. This unique manor house is set within manicured grounds, offering stunning views of the local countryside. Howsham Hall offers the perfect setting for a wedding weekend or staycation, whether it be a one, two, or three-night stay, the choice is yours!

From the moment you enter Howsham Hall, along the sweeping private drive, the venue is exclusively for just you and your guests. Designed with a relaxing stay in mind, but with a feel of grandeur, the interiors at Howsham Hall are perfect for guests to experience a quintessential English country house, with a difference! Offering 12 stunning and unique bedrooms, not forgetting one of the largest wedding suites in Europe!

The Wedding Suite at Howsham Hall is where dreams are made, wedding dreams! The large lounge, with sofas, dressing platform, floor-length mirrors, and an ideal spot to enjoy wedding morning breakfast is a perfect setting to relax in before saying I DO! The lounge flows gracefully through to a dressing room, bedrooms and a bathroom fit for a royal couple. Complete with a free-standing bath, with a view!

Howsham Hall is licensed for a civil ceremony in the Great Hall, seating up to 100 guests. Large windows flood the area with natural light, and the crystal chandelier and fireplace add to the elegance. With local churches nearby if you would prefer. Fancy an outdoor ceremony, Howsham Hall has the perfect setting on the front lawn with views of the gardens and grounds. With seating up to 100 guests, it is a perfect option for summer weddings!

A drinks reception can be held outside in the gardens, with the backdrop of the stunning yorkshire venue. Alternatively, drinks receptions can be held inside Howsham Hall, Guests can mingle and chat, making use of the spacious and light-filled Staircase Hall. The Billiards Room is also a popular spot for guests to enjoy and play a game or two!

The Drawing Room is an elegant setting for the Wedding Breakfast, seating up to 96 guests. Large windows, with views of the grounds, flood the area with natural light. A natural backdrop allows the room to be styled differently, allowing your own tablescape to come to life! Mixing a lovely blend of classic with chic styling, your guests will be blown away with your wedding breakfast setting.

As wedding packages don’t exist, each wedding is designed bespoke to you as a couple, even down to the food and drink! The food and drink you decide to have for your Wedding Day has been carefully curated by their team of award-winning chefs. From Champagne and delicate canapés for the Drinks Reception, to an elegant and fine dining Wedding Breakfast, the choice is yours! Fun options also include grazing stations and evening bites to tempt your guests. Why not plan some entertainment, some live music played on the Howsham Hall piano, while guests enjoy a truly memorable meal, sounds delightful!

Party Time! Howsham Hall has its very own evening reception and dance floor space with a twist! The original chapel has been redesigned to a nightclub. From copper tones, relaxed seating, rich velvets, and a stunning riverside terrace with festoon lighting and outdoor furniture, this added space gives guests another surprise! With a private VIP terrace, the perfect spot for photos, your evening space is surely to make guests want to party the night away.

Fancy a visit? Becky, our Howsham Hall expert would love to take you on a personal tour and hear all about your wedding plans. On booking, our team of dedicated events managers, will take your event from concept to completion, the Dine way! With a dedicated events manager throughout your whole planning process, it is no wonder our couples enjoy the wedding planning process so much!

Every season at Howsham Hall has its own advantages, from cosy winter weddings to light and bright spring weddings, the season you pick will be a marriage made in heaven! We cannot wait to welcome you to our stunning Yorkshire wedding venue with a difference!


Alcohol License
Buffet Meal Facilities
Car Parking
Church Nearby
Civil Licence
DJ Facilities
Entertainment License
Evening Reception Facilities
Exclusive Use
Live Band Facilities
Onsite Catering
Virtual Tour
160 capacity


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Laura & Mark

28 Mar 2024

I just wanted to drop a note to give you and the Dine team the biggest thank you for making our wedding day so memorable ❤️ it really was the…

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Kyle & Hayley

9 Mar 2024

Thank you all again for making our day so special. We enjoyed every minute of the process leading up to it and of course the day itself. You and your…

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Henry & Eleanor

12 Dec 2023

My partner and I have just had a Christmas wedding at Howsham Hall. It is the most perfect wedding venue that anyone could dream off. Every room at Howsham Hall…

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Rebecca Barker

21 Oct 2023

Just a quick note to thank you and your staff for your professionalism and support with the wedding celebrations at Howsham Hall. We have had very positive feedback from our…

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Sarah & Will

21 Oct 2023

Hi Craig, Tim & the Dine Team, We just wanted to say a HUGE thank you to yourself, Tim and the rest of the team for our wedding on Saturday…

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Louisa & Jamie

21 Jul 2023

The most incredible venue. The most incredible team. I cannot express how amazing this venue is and how utterly perfect the Dine team are. From start to finish, everything is…

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John & Lauren

15 Jul 2023

What can we say, yesterday completely surpassed our expectations. A huge thank you to you and all of the staff for being incredible. The feedback from our guests was that…

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Helen D.

21 Oct 2022

There just aren’t enough words to describe how wonderful the venue and team are at Howsham Hall. We had the most incredible day! Liam our wedding co-ordination was exceptional. His…

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Sophie S.

27 Aug 2022

We recently had our wedding at Howsham Hall and had the best day ever! The venue is absolutely stunning and Craig, Tim and the rest of the team were amazing…

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F Studdart

11 Jun 2022

Howsham Hall was a brilliant venue for our wedding. We arrived in the morning and felt like guests ourselves, relaxed in the knowledge that Craig, Tim and their team had…

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Roscoe E.

28 May 2022

Craig, Tim and the team were amazing. Nothing was too much trouble. Our whole wedding weekend was seamless, so well organised and everything ran like clockwork. The service from the…

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Katie H.

3 Jul 2021

Howsham Hall was the venue we chose for our wedding in July. From our initial viewing we were so impressed, not only by how magnificent the Hall was, but also…

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Is your venue licensed for ceremonies inside and outside?
Howsham Hall is available for civil ceremony in the Great Hall. An outdoor ceremony would also be available on the front lawn.
Is there an exclusive use option?
Howsham Hall is available for exclusive use. Wedding weekends and staycation is a great option at Howsham Hall, with 12 bedrooms and the option to stay the night before the wedding, so guests can relax!
How many people can you accommodate for dining?
Howsham Hall can seat up to 96 guests in the Drawing Room. Across the Drawing Room and Great Hall, Howsham Hall can seat up to 160 guests.
Are there bedrooms for overnight accommodation?
12 Bedrooms are available on site and also plenty of local accommodation close by.

Late availability, offers & events

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Howsham Hall
Howsham Hall
Howsham, Malton
North Yorkshire
YO60 7PH
United Kingdom

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