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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 Honeymoon Suite. We’re here to turn your dreams in to reality.

Bride & BridesMaids | Pentney Abbey


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.

Bride Signing the Register | North Norfolk Barn Wedding | Pentney Abbey
Beers | Wedding Drinks | Pentney Abbey

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.


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.

Wedding Dining | Barn Wedding Venue | Pentney Abbey

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

Newly Married Couple Celebrating | Barn Wedding Venue North Norfolk | Pentney Abbey


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.


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.

Historic Wedding Venues | Gatehouse | Pentney Abbey
Table with Wedding Guest List | Pentney Abbey


We regularly work with some of the most talented suppliers in Norfolk, from creative cake designers to fabulous photographers and amazing florists. As well as being exceptional at their craft, they are regularly involved with weddings at Pentney Abbey and will work with you to create your perfect day.

Pentney Abbey weddings are brought to you exclusively by Unique Norfolk Venues. We open the doors to a carefully-chosen selection of stunning privately owned venues around Norfolk, ranging in style from a magnificent 18th century stately home to a splendid rustic country barn. Each venue boasts exclusive use and its own entirely unique character, and our planning service is the result of years of dedication to offering top quality event and catering services


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