New and Exclusive to Slaters, our bespoke wedding house, set in private gardens, has been hand-crafted and designed for your perfect ceremony. Opened September 2014 the wedding house boasts elegant décor and intricate detail taking inspiration from New England Styling.
We have many years experience of wedding celebrations and are also fully licensed to perform Civil Marriages and Civil Partnerships and our various facilities can offer a range of choice that is second to none with a standard of catering to match.
In the summer months the setting could not be better. Surrounded by open fields adjacent to landscaped garden offers an ideal photo opportunity whilst in the wintertime the open fireplace in the Briar Suite gives a warm traditional touch and another stunning photographic backdrop.
The following information is designed to give you an overview of our facilities although we strongly encourage you to arrange an appointment with our wedding coordinator who will invite you in to view the various suites and your personal requirements can be discussed in detail.
Whatever your requirements, Slater's will strive to make your Wedding Day the most memorable and enjoyable occasion you would wish it to be.
Slater's are now licensed to hold Civil ceremonies in our recently opened 'Wedding House' which caters for up to 90 guests. Opened in September 2014 it boasts elegant décor and intricate detail taking inspiration from New England Styling. Set in the hotels extensive grounds it is perfect for your special day.
A hire charge is made for the room in which the ceremony takes place and includes provision of a Fresh Flower arrangement for the "Ceremony Table".
Once availability has been confirmed with the wedding coordinator you will then need to contact Newcastle Registry Office to confirm that they are able to perform the Ceremony on that date (a minimum of 16 days notice is required). All charges and payment for the attendance of the Registrar and copy of the Marriage Certificate should be arranged directly between yourselves and the Registry Office.
An ideal venue for more intimate weekday wedding ceremonies for up to 20 people. This room has wonderful views overlooking the surrounding gardens and open fields. There is also an external staircase leading directly into the gardens.The Briar Suite
Accessed from the main entrance either directly or (weather permitting) from the private gardens this forms the largest of our suites and accommodates up to 120 guests. Also a marquee may be added to this reception room if so desired.
Served in the Briar Suite, accessed from the main entrance either directly or from the private gardens this forms the largest of our suites and accommodates up to 120 guests.
From the menu selector you should choose one starter, one main course and one dessert for all guests. An additional choice can be made for vegetarians/vegans and any special dietary requirements will also be accommodated when advised in advance. A fish and/or sorbet course can be added as an additional course if required at an additional charge (see optional extras).
Children over 10 years of age will be served an adult sized portion of your chosen meal and children under 10 years of age and over 2 years of age will be served a child sized portion and will be charged at half the adult price. Children under 2 years of age will not be catered for unless we are specifically requested to do so – a limited number of highchairs are available free of charge.
All meal prices are based on minimum numbers and these should be agreed at the time of booking.
The Briar Suite can accommodate up to a total of 200 guests for your evening reception and with a choice of catering options available there is sure to be something that will suit your needs. We have a varied range of buffets or even a hog roast so there will be something for everyone.
For your evening entertainment you have the option of booking our in-house disco or your own. If you wish to book your own DJ then we will need to see a copy of their Public Liability insurance at least 2 weeks prior to the date. This will also incur a site fee.
Alternatively you can book your own live music - again we would need to see copies of Public Liability Insurance along with valid testing certificates for any electrical equipment to be used. This would also incur a site fee. If you are getting married abroad but wish to celebrate with your loved ones on your return we can also offer the option of a reception when you get back. Just call us and we can go over the details.
Once you have decided to hold your wedding/reception with us we will hold the booking provisionally for you for a maximum of 14 days. After this time we would ask you to pay a non-refundable deposit of £750 to confirm the reservation and secure the date.
Three months prior to the date we would ask you to pay 50% of the anticipated final balance with the final balance becoming due when final numbers are confirmed two weeks before the date of your wedding. Any additional costs incurred will be payable on the day.
All deposits and advance payments are non refundable and non transferable.
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All our prices are correct at the time of going to print and include VAT. They may be subject to change without notice. However, final prices will be confirmed three months prior to the event.