At The Pilgrims Rest we have designed our wedding venue 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 sourced furniture and accessories which we include in the venue hire price from vintage decanters to pewter candlesticks; Chivari ceremony chairs to lime washed trestle tables and benches. Please see our What's Included page for a full list of what we have chosen to help make your day easier.
The Pilgrims Rest is a dry hire venue giving you the choice to have a DIY or fully catered wedding, or anything inbetween . Unlike most dry hire venues we include our wedding coordination team who can hold you hand, answer and questions and put your mind at rest. One of the team will be with you on the day to ensure your wedding day goes without a hitch.
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 to the professional 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 along - just let us know. For our list of tried and tested local caterers please look at the separate Local Caterers page for more details.
We also work with some very creative and talented suppliers from cake makers to florists; photographers to DJs. All suppliers on our list have been carefully chosen who are helpful and friendly. Please have a look at the list below to see their work and their details so that you are able to contact them direct. (Please note, our suggested caterers will be found on our Helping Hands page):