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Woodhall Manor

The feel

There can be no more romantic setting in the East of England than Woodhall Manor, close to the Suffolk Heritage Coast. A privately owned Elizabethan manor house set in stunning landscaped grounds, Woodhall Manor has been lovingly restored to an exclusive wedding venue.

Steeped in history and full of character, you’ll be hard-pushed to find a more enchanting setting for your special day. Whether you’re planning an intimate affair for close family friends or a lavish celebration for up to 200 guests, Woodhall Manor can provide the perfect backdrop to your big day.

Want to make a night of it? No problem! With 12 beautifully-appointed rooms and suites, as well as a cosy cottage, there’s plenty of room at the manor. The house even features a choice of two fabulous Honeymoon Suites, both boasting four-poster beds, the finest fabrics and furniture, private parlours, plasma screen TVs, ambient lighting, and breath-taking bathrooms.

What really makes a Woodhall wedding special is that it will be completely individual to you. From the finest wedding breakfast feasts to bountiful buffets, whether your celebration takes place inside or outdoors, come rain or shine, the team here will make your wedding day dreams a reality. And with a dedicated wedding coordinator on hand to ensure everything runs smoothly on the day, you can sit back and relax knowing that absolutely everything will be taken care of.

What’s special?

  • An award-winning, exclusive-use venue located near the Suffolk Heritage Coast
  • A beautiful Elizabethan manor steeped in history and bursting with character
  • Choose from 12 individually lavish designed bedrooms
  • A selection of stunning indoor and outdoor spaces
  • Set in 9 acres of enchanting private grounds with secluded spots & walled gardens




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


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Xanthe Playford

25 May 2024

Woodhall Manor is the perfect venue – we couldn’t have picked a better place for our special day. The staff work incredibly hard, none more so than our wonderful wedding…

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Margret Bishop

15 Apr 2024

We had our wedding at Woodhall Manor on the 15/04/2024, and it was honestly the best day of our lives! The manor and the grounds are absolutely beautiful and all…

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Natasha Therrien

2 Apr 2024

This is a stunning venue with plenty of opportunities for both indoor and outdoor photos if the weather doesn’t play ball. We had our day spread across several rooms in…

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Nicola Kerntiff

23 Nov 2023

Woodhall is an absolutely OUTSTANDING wedding venue!! There was no other option for us. It is stunning, quirky, cool, characterful and laid out perfectly. Our ceremony, reception, wedding breakfast and…

Jonny Bingham

13 Nov 2023

Perfect venue – the highest quality of staff from start to finish. A day we will never forget! Special credit and thanks to Sarah Wheeler who has been incredible and…

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Emily Elsworth

5 Nov 2023

Wow wow wow! We got married at Woodhall Manor on the 1st of October and the day was just perfect! The venue itself is incredible and everyone loved it. We…

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Noorani Brookw

17 Oct 2023

We had our wedding on Sunday 15th October. Sarah Wheeler, Lorraine, Toby and the whole team at Woodhall Manor were exemplary and our day was absolutely perfect. Sarah was on…

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Lorna & Harry

8 Oct 2023

We just wanted to thank you to you and the Woodhall team again for giving us the most perfect wedding, we had such a lovely time as did our guests.…

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Steph & Tom

1 Sep 2023

The day was absolutely amazing Jade!! It all went so perfectly (apart from the rain!) & it wouldn’t have been possible without you. Thank you so much for all yours…

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Jackie & Rob

11 Aug 2023

Thank-you so much for making our day run so smoothly. It was absolutely incredible and we loved every minute of it. All of the staff were so friendly on the…

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Charlotte & Bradley

29 Jul 2023

Just wanted to say thank you again so much for everything you and the guys did to make our day as special as it was

Tom Randerson

18 May 2023

As soon as we walked into Woodhall Manor we knew it would be the perfect setting for our special day. The weather held out perfectly despite us risking a British…

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Mary Jane Burrows

11 May 2023

Woodhall Manor was SUCH an amazing venue to work with and also experience our wedding – never mind stunningly gorgeous. From the very beginning, Woodhall helped us out with working…

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Gabrielle Bolton

22 Apr 2023

We had our wedding in April 2023 and woodhall manor was the perfect venue. Everything we wanted was in one place. The day flowed effortlessly thanks to the hard work…

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Hayleigh N

17 Feb 2023

We got married on 17th February at Woodhall and it really was the best day of our lives! The sunshine came out and Woodhall Manor was the perfect venue for…

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Stephanie Gilmour

14 Jan 2023

There really are no words to describe this beautifully stunning venue and their equally wonderful staff. The process of planning our wedding from start to finish was so smooth, enjoyable…

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Natalie Farson

8 Jan 2023

The venue is stunning, we loved that every part of our day was in a different part of the venue so ourselves and our guests got to spend time everywhere.…

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Molly O'Connor

11 Nov 2022

Woodhall Manor was the perfect venue for my husband and I’s wedding (approx 40 people). It was the perfect size to feel as if we were at the best house…

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Clare Mulhern

10 Sep 2022

We got married here in a small ceremony in 2020 and then had our ‘big day’ here in 2022. Both days were absolutely perfect. The venue is stunning, the staff…

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Rhianna and Jordan

5 Sep 2022

From the very start, when Jacqueline showed us around the gorgeous manor and grounds, we were extremely looked after. We had our heart set on a late Summer wedding, and…

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Clare and Marlon Stuart

24 Feb 2022

We had our wedding here in July and it was a perfect day. We couldn’t have wished for more on our wedding day, and this was hugely down to the…

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Oliver and Maria

1 Dec 2021

My wife and I had had the pleasure of celebrating our wedding over a few days at Woodhall Manor in December 2021. We can honestly say it was the best…

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Madalina and Thomas

9 Oct 2021

We had our wedding at Woodhall Manor on Saturday 9 October 2021 and it couldn’t have gone better. Lorraine, Charlotte and the team looked after us very well and ensured…

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Jade & Josh

18 Oct 2020

Just wanted to write an email to say how grateful we are to you for all your hard work before & during our wedding day. We had the most perfect…

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Rebecca and Joe

9 Aug 2020

We both would personally like to say a huge thanks to you for making our day extremely special. After all of the uncertainty this year the day turned out to…

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John Woodward

16 Feb 2020

Fantastic venue to photograph at but also a really beautiful and lovely wedding venue too. Was a pleasure being there

Claire and Sam

25 Jun 2019

The whole experience from booking the venue to the wedding day was handled in a professional and friendly manner. I received so many compliments from my guests regarding Woodhall Manor,…

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Michael and Martin

8 May 2019

Me and my partner Michael would like to say what a fantastic day we and all our family had at Woodhall. Everyone was amazing, from kitchen staff to table waiters.…

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Ben Major

29 Mar 2019

Spectactular wedding venue

Mr and Mrs Simmons

23 Jul 2015

It was the most magical day and one we will never forget! All the staff were excellent and very kind and you should be proud/privileged that you have them working…

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Mr and Mrs Robinson

10 May 2015

What can we say…..this place is amazing!! We booked our wedding after only seeing this venue once and this was the only place we viewed. The grounds are stunning, the…

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Rachel Blunden

1 May 2015

We booked a May Day wedding in February, so not much time to plan, but everything still went perfectly. The team were at hand throughout the day and sorted everything…

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Mr and Mrs Cross

16 Apr 2015

I cannot even begin to explain how perfect the wonderful staff in the absolutely stunning venue made my wedding day yesterday (16.4.2015) we booked the date at the start of…

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Vikki and John

7 Apr 2015

We got married at Woodhall Manor on 7.4.15 and it was the most amazing day of our lives! The Manor and grounds were the perfect setting. The team were fantastic…

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23 Mar 2015

Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU so much for making our wedding day so special. Stunning venue, stunning service. Couldn’t of wished for any more. I cannot express how happy…

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23 Mar 2015

Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU so much for making our wedding day so special. Stunning venue, stunning service. Couldn’t of wished for any more. I cannot express how happy…

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Mr and Mrs Hubbord

1 Mar 2015

From the first moment we visited and looked around Woodhall Manor we both said this the place we would like to get married. All the Woodhall Manor team was exceptional…

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Natalie and Richard

1 Feb 2015

We had an amazing day, staff were attentive, overall we had a lovely day with excellent food and all our guests had a wonderful day


14 Nov 2014

We got married here on 14.11.14. I wouldn’t have changed a single thing. It was a perfect day. Stunning venue, food and service

Rik and Alina

31 Aug 2014

We had our wedding on 31st August this year. From our first visit to Woodhall Manor, Alina and myself fell in love with the place. Not only were the surroundings…

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Anita and Howard

1 Jul 2014

We cannot fault anything about the whole process. Woodhall Manor team was extremely helpful from the show round to booking. Our Wedding and Event Coordinator ensured our whole day was…

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1 Jul 2014

Not matter what time you get married Woodhall is stunning. Food was amazing, and all the staff helpful and friendly.


22 Jun 2014

Our wedding here on 22/06/14 was the best day of our lives! Everything was simply perfect! Our wedding planner pulled out all the stops to make everything run smoothly and…

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1 Jun 2014

Our wedding at Woodhall Manor was fantastic! The venue and the food were superb and the staff were amazing making the whole day run so smooth Special thanks to our…

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1 May 2014

We got married here in may 2014!Fantastic venue! I was also lucky enough to have the best wedding planner ever, she really went that extra mile for us! All was…

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Mr and Mrs Rutland

13 Jan 2014

We couldn’t have wished for a better venue for our wedding on Monday 13th January 2014, the food was outstanding and the staff so attentive and welcoming

Mr & Mrs Fassnidge

11 Apr 2019

We booked our wedding day over a year in advance, and throughout that year our fabulous planner made every effort to make sure everything we wanted to plan. As a…

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Max and Kayleigh

5 Sep 2019

We got married at Woodhall Manor on the 1st of May, and it was a dream, so stunning and perfect in every way! We can’t thank our wedding and events…

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Is your venue licensed for ceremonies inside and outside?
Woodhall Manor is licensed for indoor and outdoor ceremonies. You're able to choose from the romantic Dovecote in the walled garden for up to 200 guests, the Cherry Blossom ceremony room for up to 90 guests or the beautiful manor walls for up to 50 guests.
Is there an exclusive use option?
Woodhall Manor is an exclusive use award-winning venue set on the Suffolk Heritage Coast.
How many people can you accommodate for dining?
There are many spaces to choose from to host your wedding reception. The grand Ballroom is light, bright and spacious. It opens out onto the walled garden and can comfortably hold up to 130 guests. The manor walls hosts the Bishop's Room, an ornately decorated room with a capacity of up to 50 for a sit down meal.
Are there bedrooms for overnight accommodation?
Woodhall Manor hosts 12 beautifully designed bedrooms and suites. For the ultimate in decadent luxury, kick back in style! The opulent bedrooms have bathrooms you’ll never want to leave and views to die for. Also hosting the Manor Bar, the perfect spot for an evening night cap!

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