Donnington Grove Hotel & Country Club

Donnington Grove Hotel & Country Club

3 Star Hotel
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Venue Details

Capacity
40-200
Avg.PP
£119.00
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3 Star Hotel

Venue Overview

Grove Road, Newbury, Berkshire
Donnington Grove, a three star country-house hotel in Newbury, is situated in 500 acres of beautiful grounds that include an 18 hole championship golf course. It is a fascinating destination with more than a whiff of English decadence. Built in "Strawberry Hill Gothic" style, this 250 year old, charming building has a unique heritage

Description

You only get one chance to make your wedding day shine, so why settle for average? With stunning grounds, enchanting views and a quirky, unique character, Donnington Grove provides a truly magical setting for that very Special Day.  But this is only part of the reason why so many couples choose Donnington Grove as their wedding venue in Newbury.

Everything at Donnington is aimed towards making your big day run without a hitch. From picking the ideal function space to choice of room for the Ceremony; to arranging menus, table settings and the finer details, providing a bespoke wedding service is what the hotel excels at. A highly experienced Wedding Coordinator is with you at every stage from your first visit to the venue until the last guest leaves.

Charm Your Guests

The function rooms can be set out and laid according to your needs and desires.  All of the House rooms have superb views over the grounds and lake as well as beautiful room features.  It provides a wonderful situation for the Wedding Breakfast. It goes without saying that Donnington Grove is a perfect backdrop for gorgeous wedding photographs, with its attractive exterior, romantic bridge over the River Lambourn, ducks and swans, willow tree by the river bank, Japanese ornamental garden - it is everything you would want and more for the WOW factor in wedding pictures.   There is the benefit too of ample parking for guests and a choice of room rates for the wedding party that are generously reduced in rate for couples holding their Wedding at Donnington Grove.

Venue Type

  • Country House
  • Gardens
  • Historical
  • Hotel

Style

  • Classic

Facilities

  • Civil License
  • Golf
  • Guest Accommodation
  • Parking

What people are saying!

Average Rating: 5 out of 5 - based on 1 reviews
on Wed, 15th of August, 2018
Wow...where do I start, our day was simply amazing thanks to the organisation and detailed planning from Charlie and his team at Donnington Grove.

Everything was perfect from the Registrars at West Berkshire office's, the food, the flowers the band and the driver that collected us at 4am the

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following morning. The hotel has around 40 bedrooms which meant all of our guests could stay overnight and enjoy a leisurely breakfast while we were eating ours high in the sky.

There were 80 guests for the marriage ceremony in the Cloudy suite, we had drinks and canapes in the Kennet while the photographer snapped away, then sat in the beautiful, heated marquee for a blessing and our celebrations continued. We had quite an unusual twist on afternoon tea for a less informal touch; starting with Spiced parsnip soup in shot glasses with homemade parsnips crisps. Followed by finger sandwiches, the team knew where all the dietary requests were seated - as for the fillings...you name it we had it! It was so refreshing to work with a venue that said "yes" to our ideas instead of steering us to something else. Individual cakes and homemade scones with clotted cream, mini posset pots and Mojito jellies finished off the afternoon celebrations.

Around another 30 guests joined for the evening celebrations. The Will Blake Band played the first dance and all of our fav's with the recommended DJ playing in-between. The evening food went down a treat, mini pork joint for hog-roast style sandwiches, Chicken and Mushroom Stroganoff, garlic ciabatta, cheeses and the wedding cake was all perfect too.

I am sure we will be back in the future for our Anniversary parties and thank you once again to the everyone that made our day a special and memorable as we wanted it to be... and more!!

Kind regards,
Adam and Nigel

Venue Details

Capacity
40-200
Avg.PP
£119.00

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