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Weddings & Packages
Can I bring my dog?
Absolutely! We welcome all (preferably well-behaved) dogs. Our only request is that they are kept off the furniture, stay downstairs and out of the bedrooms. We have a dog sitter who can also be booked during your stay.
Are we able to just hold our wedding reception at Brinsop?
This is entirely up to you! With our One-Day Package you can use Brinsop for your whole day or just a part of it.
How many guests can we have?
We can accommodate weddings here at Brinsop from 10 to 180 Day Guests! We can also accommodate up to 250 people for your evening party and even more with the addition of a marquee.
Can we get ready on-site when booking a one-night wedding?
Definitely – our couples have access to French and Butterfly Bedrooms from 11am on the morning of the wedding. You can also book our on-site Cottages for your use the night before your wedding, meaning you can start your preparations there, as early as you like, before travelling the short distance to the house.
Do you allow dry hire?
Unfortunately not. We have excellent bar facilities both at the Main House and The Knot and can work with you if you have any special requirements.
Do we have to book the registrar separately?
Yes, it is a legal requirement that you contact the Registrar separately, unfortunately we can’t do this for you. Please see our recommended suppliers list for their details.
Do you have your own photographer, florist, hairstylist etc?
Whilst we don’t have these in-house, we have loads of our favourite local suppliers who we love to work with! Please see our favourite suppliers sheet.
Where does my wedding car access the venue?
You can be driven right up to the beautiful, historic main doors of Brinsop Court.
Can I bring my own wedding decorations?
Yes, of course you can! You are welcome to personalise and decorate the various rooms and areas of Brinsop Court to suit your chosen style.
Are there any limitations with decorating for my wedding?
We have put hooks for decorations in appropriate places to ease the set-up process. Please be aware that as this is a listed building – we cannot allow the use of anything to affix decorations to the walls and beams. If in doubt, please ask us and we will be happy to help find a solution for you.
Do I need to take all my decorations back home with me?
We ask that you remove everything prior to departure and do not leave us to dispose of your unwanted items.
Do you allow candles and tea lights?
Yes, but please note that the Banqueting Hall is the only room in the house where candles are allowed within the main house. We are happy for candles and night lights to be used outside and at The Knot.
Are we allowed confetti?
Yes, although we ask that the confetti is either natural petals or bio-degradable. Sorry, no confetti canons.
Are tables and chairs included in the venue hire price?
Use of our tables and chairs is included in the venue charge.
Are meals included in our wedding packages?
Our simple Recovery Breakfast is included in the wedding packages for house guests. A delicious Arrival Supper is also included for a two-night wedding.
Do you have a cake stand and cake knife?
Yes, we have a log cake stand, which is 16-17” in diameter, and silver knife you may use.
Please remember to note this on your Wedding Planning Document.
What are the options for music during the ceremony and wedding breakfast?
We can provide a portable bluetooth/aux speaker for you to plug your device into, which can be moved around the house. We also have a specifically designed audio visual system in The Knot, which can be used for streaming.
What time do we need to finish our celebrations at night?
Live music and/or DJ are both welcome to play in the The Knot or Games Room until midnight. Overnight house guests can return to Brinsop Court for a midnight tipple!
Do you allow fireworks?
Yes! Please note these must be arranged prior to 10pm and through our sole supplier. Please see details on our favourite suppliers list.
Accommodation & Facilities
How many people does the on-site accommodation sleep?
The 14th century Manor House has fifteen super king rooms and three single rooms, which can sleep 33 people. This can be increased with the hire of our extra z-beds, and we have 4 cots too (please bring your own bedding for the cots and let us know where you would like them when you book your rooms).
Do you have any sofa beds?
Yes, we have two! One is located in Gothic Bedroom and one in Butterfly bedroom. We would recommend these for 2 small children or 1 adult.
What are the check in and check out times for guests for a one-night wedding?
A one-night wedding stay has access to French and Butterfly bedroom from 11am on your wedding day. Your house guests and day guests are then able to arrive from 1pm. Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate an earlier check in to bedrooms, but our bar in the Games Room will be open from 12 noon with drinks, coffee and light snacks for early arrivals.
What are the check in and check out times for guests for a two-night wedding?
For a two-night wedding you have access to the whole house & Knot from 3pm the day before your wedding day.
Check out is at 10am for both packages. Please note our housekeeping team require access to all bedrooms from 9.30am.
How do we book accommodation?
Please visit our accommodation portal at: rooms.brinsopcourt.com. Our couples have their own unique booking code to distribute to the guests they choose to stay here at Brinsop.
Do you have a hot tub?
Yes, we have a hot tub for six guests located in Dansey courtyard. At night noise carries a long way so we do ask that you are respectful of our neighbours and keep the noise down and do not use the hot tub after 10pm.
Do you have disabled facilities?
Brinsop has a disabled ground floor super king bedroom and wet room. We have 3 additional en-suite bedrooms suitable for people with limited mobility – all on ground level. We can provide ramps for all stepped areas throughout the ground floor area meaning all 4 wings are accessible for any disabilities, just let us know if you require these.
Do you have parking?
There is unlimited parking during your stay at Brinsop! All house guests should follow the directional signs for “Overnight Guests” and park at Bailey Car Park. All other guests should park in the Main Car Park.
Do you have electric charging points?
Yes! There is electric charging points for cars in the main car park.
Smoking is only permitted outside.
Do you have laundry services?
The property is equipped with complimentary washing and drying machines and washing powder is available. We also have irons and ironing boards in each utility room.
Do I need to bring ancillary items such as washing up liquid, loo rolls etc?
No. We provide loo rolls, washing up liquid, dishwasher tabs, washing powder, tea towels, refuse sacks, and where applicable, kindling and firewood.
What about bed linen?
We provide 100% Egyptian cotton bed linen, towels and bathrobes.
What outdoor games do you have?
We have a selection including Croquet, Cricket and Rounders. Please let your coordinator know if you would like to use these. You can also go fishing in the moat, and we have a tennis court on-site and provide rackets and balls too.
Should we pre-book taxis?
As we are located in a rural area, we highly recommend pre-booking a taxi for the end of the night. There are plenty of companies in Hereford who will drop off and pick up from Brinsop.
How do we book Glamping at Brinsop?
Please visit https://rooms.brinsopcourt.com
Can I bring my dog to the glamp site?
No dogs are allowed on the glamp site.
Is Coffee + Tea provided?
Yes! These can be located on-site in the hut 24 hours a day.
Do Brinsop guests have use of the whole site?
Yes- just like the Manor House, the glamp site is exclusive use.
How many guests can the site hold?
Full capacity is 24 people. Each tent sleeps two people.
When is check-in and check-out for guests?
The check in and check out times run in sync with the Manor House. Check in is at 1pm and check out is at 10am- unless your party has organised something different. If your guests are attending a two-day package Wedding, check in is at 3pm and check out is at 10am.
What sizes are the beds in each tent?
The tents are a mixture of 4m, 5m and 6m. There are 4 tents of each size. The 4 metres have a small double bed, the five metres have a King Size bed and the 6 metres have a Super King size bed.
Are there showers and loos on-site?
Yes, hot showers and loos are available for glamping guests on-site. These are exclusively for glampers.
Catering & Bar
Do you provide high chairs for children?
Definitely, we have three available for your use.
Can we bring our own drinks?
We have an extensive and competitively priced drinks menu for pre-order which saves you all the effort! All pre-order wines are on a ‘sale or return’ basis. Even if it’s not on the list our Bar Manager will be able to see if we can source it for you! We also have two Brinsop Bars, with no opening charges.
What Our Guests Say
“We fell in love with Brinsop after viewing many other venues. Being local to Herefordshire we had lots of choice but Brinsop had everything we wanted and more! Beautiful grounds, lots of accommodation, the Knot Barn for our reception and the stunning Manor House to spend the weekend with our nearest and dearest. Daisy was a particular joy in helping our day run smoothly and filled us with reassurance and trust. Our only wish is to have stayed longer! Truly the best weekend and we would do it all over again.”
“Absolutely incredible venue and team of staff who made our day absolutely perfect. Our ceremony on the cricket pitch lawn on a beautiful summers day couldn’t have been more perfect, it was everything we’d hoped for and Brinsop staff ensured everything went smoothly. We have so many gorgeous photos of us around the beautiful grounds, Manor House and The Knot. We had our wedding breakfast in the Banquet Hall which was stunning then our evening reception in the beautiful Knot Barn. Our only wish was that we stayed longer. Thank god we had incredible photographers who captured so many memories from our perfect day.”
“When we visited Brinsop, the beauty of the surroundings and the Knot Barn stole our heart. We were truly lucky with the weather, allowing us to have Brinsop’s first outdoor wedding of the year and it was beautiful. Daisy and the team couldn’t have been more helpful without being intrusive. When my brother came came down with covid on the day of the wedding, they did what they could to allow him to FaceTime so he was still there in some way. Nothing was too much trouble for the team, changing the seating plan last minute and also sorting his room booking. The team at Brinsop really are a credit to them and make it much more than just a beautiful venue.“