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Weddings at Pentney Abbey

Marry, dine and celebrate in spectacular surroundings amidst the Norfolk countryside

Exclusively yours, the natural beauty of Pentney Abbey awaits on your wedding day. This truly magical setting, one of the most exciting venues in Norfolk, boasts a heady combination of historical elegance with contemporary style. Marry inside or out, in the medieval Gatehouse or amongst the tranquil rose garden, raise a glass of Champagne on the lawn, dine in the light-filled barn and dance the night away before resting your head in the romantic Bridal Suite. We’re here to turn your dreams in to reality.

The happy bride and her bridesmaids have a wedding photo before wedding ceremony

Wedding Special Offer

Save £1000 plus one free night accommodation on your wedding day for a limited time only

Open House

Sunday 1st September 11 am – 4 pm

Ceremonies

A former monastery, at Pentney Abbey we invite you to marry in the medieval Gatehouse, dating back to 1380. Say your vows surrounded by the ethereal ambience of its original features, stone walls and arched mullion windows, or get married in the spacious barn or outside in the pretty rose garden. The choice is entirely yours.

Food and Drink

Celebrate your marriage with cocktails and canapés, greeting your closest friends and family and welcoming them to Pentney Abbey. On the ground floor of the Gatehouse, the East Chamber houses an elegant bar from which drinks can be served as your guests mingle on the lawn, beneath the archway or upstairs in the Gatehouse itself.

Receptions

The impressive Barn is your dining space, its original features, exposed beams and stone walls flooded with light from the magnificent doors leading out on to the patio and lawn. Delight your guests with an exquisite menu created by the talented team at Manor Catering and Unique Norfolk Venues. With its heady blend of character and style, Pentney Abbey is one of the most unusual places to get married in Norfolk.

Pentney abbey is truly a magical wedding venue, it was everything we have dreamed of and more!

Tricia Lee

Evening

As the sun goes down, the illuminated Gatehouse greets your evening guests and the Barn transforms for your celebration, accommodating up to 170 guests. With ample space for a dance floor, band and chill out space, the Barn also features a stylish contemporary bar. Our evening menus are set to delight, from lavish barbecues to hog roasts. It’s easy to see why this is one of the most exciting wedding reception venues in Norfolk.

FAQs

If you’re in the midst of planning your wedding, we know you’ll have plenty of questions to ask. It’s one of the most important days of your life and at Unique Norfolk Venues, we’re here to help every step of the way. We hope this useful information might answer some of your queries. Of course, if you would like to chat further about any other element of your day, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

The historic gatehouse at Pentney Abbey is the perfect setting for a wedding ceremony

Suppliers

We regularly work with some of the most talented suppliers in Norfolk, from creative cake designers to fabulous photographers and amazing florists.

Your Love Story Starts Here

The embodiment of romance, Pentney Abbey is exclusively yours on your wedding day. Prepare, marry, dine, dance and sleep here, creating memories that will last a lifetime with your closest friends and family. Dating back to the 12th Century, Pentney Abbey, a unique barn wedding venue in Norfolk, invites you to become a part of its history.