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Weddings at The Walnut Tree Inn
Catering for your special day, your way

Northampton WeddingsYour nuptials not only matter to you but also to us. We want to ensure your big day will be a day to remember for all the right reasons. Exceptional food and first class wines and champagnes will go a long way to ensure this, as will our elegant surroundings and friendly, polite staff. We’re even licensed for civil ceremonies for up to 60 people, so you can get married in our historic building, host the wedding breakfast there, party till the wee hours and stay over with some of your guests too – in short, we can deliver the perfect package.

In the early days of your plans we will assist you in every way possible, so things run like clockwork prior to your wedding day. Then on the big day itself, our courteous and friendly staff and dedicated management team will ensure your guests feel at ease and enjoy the Inn and its facilities. We can either guide you through the whole process or work with your wedding planner – the choice is yours.

That said we’ve catered for so many nuptials now, that our in-house team know a lot about the latest wedding trends, themes, colours and decorations. So, if you’d like a little help deciding on various aspects of your wedding, perhaps we can offer a suggestion or two of our own. They say many hands make light work!

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A grand affair or a small intimate wedding

Our Ellington Suite can accommodate up to 85 guests for a silver service wedding breakfast or 120 if a buffet-style reception. It has its own separate entrance, toilets and bar, giving you total privacy on the day. However, if it is the second (third or fourth) time around for you or you simply don’t want a huge party, our private dining room might be more your taste. Either way, we can decorate the room in any style, to match your personalities and wedding colours.

Sample prices

To give you an idea of our pricing, here are a few examples.
Please use our wedding calculator to estimate your big day!

Ceremony and Wedding Breakfast for 20 guests
• Pimms or Bucks Fizz after the ceremony
• Three course wedding breakfast in a private dining room with a glass of wine
• A glass of Prosecco for the toast
• A room for the bride and groom including full English Breakfast
• Flowers for the ceremony room and dining table
TOTAL: £1070

Ceremony and Wedding Breakfast for 30 guests
with a total of 70 guests in the evening
• Three course wedding breakfast
• A welcome drink, two glasses of wine with wedding breakfast, and a glass of prosecco for the toast
• A room for the bride and groom including full English Breakfast
• Barbecue for the evening
• Disco
TOTAL: £3013

Ceremony and Wedding Breakfast for 60 guests
with a total of 100 guests for the evening
• A choice of Canapés
• Three course wedding breakfast
• A welcome drink, two glasses of wine with wedding breakfast, and a glass of prosecco for the toast
• A room for the bride and groom including full English Breakfast
• Hog roast for the evening
• Disco
TOTAL: £4711

Prices include VAT, and are based on Saturday Weddings, discounts on food and room hire available Sundays-Fridays

champagne glassesLet us entertain you
At The Walnut Tree Inn, we have a full music license and are able to provide a wealth of musical talent, to suit your individual taste and needs. So whether it’s a classical guitarist, quartet or harpist, or a folk or Ceilidh band, or jazz or soul singer, we can point you in the right direction. There’s no need to worry about hiring expensive equipment either – we have our own state-of-the-art PA system, disco and lighting, and can even organise a professional DJ and/or toastmaster at very competitive rates.

Freshly cooked food, served with a smile
What we can guarantee, whatever size of wedding party, is that you’ll enjoy freshly cooked food, prepared on the day, using only the freshest possible ingredients, many sourced locally. All delivered to your guests by smartly dressed and polite waiting staff, who know how to make you and your guests feel at ease and the importance of a simple smile. We believe that exceptional food is one of the most important elements of a successful wedding day – after all, it tends to be what the guests remember and talk about for some time after.

Wedding ReceptionWedding calculator
For your ease of reference, we have included a wedding calculator on this page. Once you have viewed the menus and drink packages by viewing the brochure download, simply use our wedding calculator to obtain a rough price guide for your reception.

Come and take a look at what we can offer
We’d always recommend you come and take a look around, if you haven’t already done so. Just call 01604 859551 to arrange a mutually convenient date and time. We can then sit down and get a clearer picture about what you want to achieve.

Booking is simple
Once we’ve discussed your requirements, The Walnut Tree Inn will provisionally hold the date you've requested for a maximum of two weeks. If you wish to hold the ceremony at the Walnut Tree, this should give you sufficient time to check the registrar’s availability.

civil ceremoniesTo confirm your booking, a £300 (non-refundable or transferable) deposit is required, along with a signed copy of our terms and conditions of business.

Six weeks before the wedding date, we will arrange an appointment to discuss final details and any other special requirements you may have.

Two weeks before the happy day, we will need to complete the arrangements – these will include final numbers and any last minute details we, or you, will need to be aware of, along with final payment.

Please note that payments made by Credit Card will be subject to a 2% charge (apart from your deposit).

Special wedding package
Our package includes the following:
• Private room for your wedding breakfast
• A bedroom for the bride and groom on their wedding night including full English breakfast.

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Phone: 01604 859551