The Pilgrims Rest is a dry hire venue giving you the choice to have a DIY or fully catered wedding, or anything in-between . We offer complete flexibility and choice to create your perfect day, just how you want it. With exclusive use, no corkage charge and absolutely no hidden extras The Pilgrims Rest is a versatile choice for your wedding day.
If you are a dab hand in the kitchen with a team of helpful friends and family and would like a DIY wedding then bring the food with you. We do no charge corkage giving you the time to buy your drinks as, and when, there are some great offers. You can have a cash bar or how about setting up your own Pimms or mojito bar?
If you would rather hand the reigns over then we have a list of excellent local caterers who can run the day for you, from banquets to street food; classic cuisine to a hog roast. They can serve your own drinks or provide a cash bar if you prefer. Alternative you might have a favourite caterer you would like to bring then just let us know. For local caterers please look at the separate Local Caterers page for more details.
At The Pilgrims Rest we have designed the building to make it possible to have a great day without the need to spend a fortune hiring in furniture and accessories. To make it easier we have included the following in the venue hire price:
Lime washed chivari chairs for the ceremony, a table and chairs for the registrar Safety wax church candles for the ceremony Candles and a selection of pewter candlesticks for the tables Lime washed trestle tables, lime washed benches, faux fur rugs Linen table runners Vintage decanters Wine buckets and stands The Bryant suite bridal dressing rooms with panelled drawing room, bathroom and kitchen to get ready in The Webster Room with rustic bar, bar tables and chairs Wood for all three inglenook fires Seasonal garlands and pea lights over the fireplaces A cold room and freezer to keep your drinks and ice cold A kitchen off the Webster Room and a separate larger catering area Garden tables and chairs
We have made a list of some great local suppliers from cake makers to florists; photographers to DJs who are familiar with The Pilgrims Rest and are very professional and helpful. Please have a look at the list below to see their work and their details so that you are able to contact them direct.