About Hales Hall

This stunning country estate includes Hales Hall, The Cottage, Gate House, Garden Rooms, The Great Barn and walled moated gardens.  Sleeping 23 guests and offering weddings and events throughout the year, this estate has everything to offer and is simply idyllic for a barn wedding in Norwich, Norfolk.

The Great Barn, the largest brick-built barn in the country, can comfortably seat up to 180 guests for a wedding breakfast and 300 standing for an evening wedding reception.

The Tudor thatched barn is complete with a full licensed bar, integrated lighting and sound system, 4 metre projection screen, underfloor heating and a Gallery upstairs, boasting stunning views across the fields. The Gallery can be used throughout your day as a relaxed lounge, retreat for the married couple or an area for Champagne and canapés!

The Great Barn with its imposing ‘queen post’ roof, exposed timbers and thatched roof create a feeling of spacious elegance on your wedding day.

The Important Bits:

Minimum hire 3 days exclusive hire for your wedding weekend

Seated guests 180 for ceremony, 180 for dinner

Evening party 300

Bedrooms 12 – all individually designed

Sleeps 23 people in 12 bedrooms

Acres of grounds 9 acres of formal gardens, lawns and woodland

Weekend hire times Arrival after 12 noon on Friday and departure by 2pm on Sunday

Catering optional in-house catering by De’Ath Event Management or external catering can be arranged

Approached over Hales Common, and surrounded by gently undulating farmland and woodland, this country estate is set in beautiful rural South Norfolk, in the heart of the Waveney Valley. Situated only 13 miles from Norwich with its mainline station, 6 miles from Waveney market towns, Beccles & Bungay and half an hour to the Coast, this hidden gem really is accessible from all areas in East Anglia.

overview shot of hales hall and the great barn norfolk

We would be delighted to show you around the Hales Hall country estate and discuss your wedding ideas with you. If you already have an idea on dates then please let us know upon enquiring, feel free to contact us by phone, email or by filling in the form below.

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