Wedding FAQ

Before you discover Eskmills,  you’re bound to have questions.

We know there is so much to think about when you start planning your wedding, so our wedding planners and delivery teams have put their knowledge and experience together to create some top tips and tools to help make this planning a whole lot easier.

Eskmills have invested in technology to allow you to work with us, so you can see the progress of your planning journey – you will have your own personal login to the Hub, our bespoke client portal.

Meanwhile, here are the most popular questions we get asked to help you start planning.

Our venue is easily divided to enlarge or contract, generally, our wedding parties are around 80+ for day guests and up to 350 guests for dancing the night away.
Please note; minimum numbers are based on adults-only.

Yes, children are more than welcomed at our venue – so much so, we created our own packages for them to eat, relax, play and have fun – ask your designer for details.

Yes, we have a dedicated licensed ceremony area inside the venue, complete with beautiful aisle, pews, music and a ceremony table and we have a unique garden ceremony area with stage, outside seating, and a garden room for signing the register.

Yes, outdoor ceremonies are allowed in our Eden Garden weather permitting and will be confirmed by your Event Manager on the day of the wedding at 11am via a telephone call.

We allow all different types of ceremonies and celebrants. You can find out more via our Wedding Ceremonies page.

No, all our wedding packages include catering therefore we do not allow outside catering in the venue. Our catering options are prepared on-site by our experienced award-winning kitchen and you’ll be invited to a menu tasting before your big day so we can showcase the wonder of our delicious dishes. Find out more via our Food and Drink page.

We do not have accommodation in the venue; however, we can supply a list of local accommodation.

The deposit is 35% of your booking value. The second payment is then due 9 months before the wedding which is another 35% of the booking value and the final balance is then paid 12 weeks before the wedding with final numbers.

Yes, the hire in our packages are exclusive use of the whole venue including the Eden Garden.

Yes. We have a voucher book that will be given to you upon booking the venue. This book include discount for all our recommended suppliers.

No, we do not allow pets inside the venue due to health and safety legislation.

Yes. The venue is all on one level meaning it is fully wheelchair accessible, we also have an accessible toilet in the main reception of the venue.

Last orders are taken at 12:30am and the bar closes at 12:45am. Guests will then depart at 1am.

If you would like to ask us any specific questions about your own wedding, just let us know.

We’re great listeners. Get in touch with our award-winning events team.