No two Cliff Barns weddings are ever the same... we encourage our guests’ imaginations to run wild. Choose Cliff Barns as the venue for your wedding and we’ll make your special day stand out from all the rest. You’ll be full of ideas of how to make the day your own and we can make those ideas reality. We’ll create the perfect bespoke occasion for you, from an intimate boutique experience to a full-blown knees up for your nearest and dearest. The venue is exclusively yours for the duration of your stay and we will provide expert chefs, bar and entertainment, a unique and romantic setting and all the attention to detail you’ll need. Here is some more information on the packages we offer. If you want to know more please do not hesitate to ask.
ABOUT THE VENUE Situated in the peaceful village of Narborough, in the heart of the stunning Norfolk countryside, Cliff Barns provides a stylish retreat offering the standards of a first class hotel with the privacy, freedom and exclusivity of a private home. Say ‘I do’ in Cliff Barns’ romantic hacienda-style fountainstudded courtyard. There’s a regal reception room for guests to mill about in style, a decadent dining area for stylish feasting and three acres of private grounds for perfect pictures. Cliff Barns’ unique combination of opulence, decadence and “rancho deluxe” was created by interior designer Shaun Clarkson and set designer Russell Hall.
YOUR SPECIAL DAY Cliff Barns understand that everyone has their own idea of their perfect wedding, we provide a unique service allowing you to design the day exactly as you want it. Cliff Barns is licensed to hold civil ceremonies in the main living room, afterwards receive your guests in the courtyard or dining room and dine together in the spacious barn or custom made Indian Maharaja Marquee. Our wedding packages cater for parties from 4 to 120 with a range of menu options, a host of luxurious add-ons and the benefit of total exclusivity throughout. Your dedicated wedding planner will guide you through all the choices smoothing the way to your perfect day. We provide the venue and all other facilities for you to get married, however, it is the couple’s responsibility to contact the local registrar and arrange the details of their wedding ceremony including booking the day and time of the ceremony. Cliff Barns’ local registry office is based at Thetford (by appointment only): King’s House, King Street, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 2AP Telephone: 01842 766848 for the Superintendent Registrar For more information regarding getting married in Norfolk, please view Norfolk County Council’s website: http://www.norfolk.gov.uk
SERVICES: FOOD & DRINK Cliff Barns can offer the very best professional in-house chefs and bartenders to provide the ultimate in banquet or buffet style dining; from romantic wedding breakfasts to elaborate champagne and canapé receptions, fish and chip suppers to hog roasts – all tailor-made to your specifications.
Choose from our range of sumptuous menus (prices are per head and exclude drinks)
2 courses £38, 3 courses £49
Wedding Picnic Buffet
2 courses £28.50
Canapes minimum 30 guests
Hog Roast minimum 30 guests
2 courses £31.50, 3 courses £36.50
Afternoon Tea Meringue Tower Savoury Wedding Cheese Cake
£12.50 £350 £6.25 per head
SAMPLE MENU Wedding Breakfast Starters * Smoked salmon blinis with sour cream and keta caviar * Potted shrimps with melba toast, mixed leaves salad and lemon vinaigrette * Country terrine wrapped in pancetta, served with toast abd spiced apple chutney * Chicken parfait with toast and an orange & rocket salad * Caramelised onion, goat’s cheese and basil cheesecake (v) * Tomato provencale, olive and mozzarella rustic tart (v)
Mains * Char-grilled chicken breast with a corander, lime and tomato salsa * Roast beef with Yorkshire pudding, horseradish sauce, roast potatoes and vegetables * Roast leg of lamb stuffed with apricots with roasted broccoli, butternut squash and red peppers * Wild mushrooms, grilled polenta with watercress, lemon and parmesan marscapone * Vegetable tagine with lemon and corander cous cous * Local hern stuffed trout with slow roasted tomatoes, green beans and a herb & lemon dressing * Roasted salmon, sautéed potatoes, French beans and a chive hollandaise
Pudding * Fresh fruit meringue tower * Dark and white chocolate cheesecake * Pecan pie with vanilla ice-cream and butterscotch sauce * Selection of local cheeses with biscuits, chutney and grapes (£3/head supplement)
Entertainment When it comes to decadent entertainment, anything is possible. Whether you want to celebrate your “I dos” with a trip by hot air balloon, on horseback or by releasing a flock of doves, helpful, attentive staff are on hand to put your plans into action. We can also arrange live bands, DJs or classical performers.
Additional services Our all-inclusive packages cover everything you need to make your day go without a hitch, from flower arrangements and wedding cakes to photographers and limousines. At your request, Cliff Barns’ personal shopping service will also take care of any individual requirements and manage your wedding list. We can even look after your honeymoon arrangements, including transfers from Cliff Barns to the airport. With all eyes destined to be on you, the ultimate range of beauty and holistic therapy treatments, including hair and make-up stylists, can also be provided to pamper and preen. To discuss your event requirements, rates, and terms and conditions, please contact us.
Accommodation The house comprises a main reception room with a gabled ceiling, carstone and brick walls with full length windows overlooking the courtyard garden; it is licensed for civil ceremonies and has space for 80 guests. The dining room with a large open fireplace, unique furniture and sculptures is large enough to seat 50 at your wedding breakfast. For larger parties, our custom made Indian Maharaja Marquee seats up to 120, beautifully lined and carpeted, it is a stunning alternative to the traditional frame marquee. All this and the beautiful Spanish style courtyard, gardens and fountains make an amazing location for drinks, canapés and, of course, the perfect wedding album. With space for up to 18 to sleep in 6 double bedrooms, a kids “bunk house” sleeping 6, five luxurious bathrooms and a shower room as well as a hot tub, all facing onto the landscaped garden and courtyard, you and your guests can relax in comfort before and after the wedding. During the summer months there is also a tepee and bonfire pit for you and your guests to enjoy. Sleeps 18-20 people. There is additional space for a maximum of five tents to be pitched in the grounds of Cliff Barns. Wedding parties include accommodation for either 4 nights, Monday to Friday or 5 nights, Thursday to Tuesday, with exclusive use of the house and grounds for you and your guests throughout.
Packages A wedding at Cliff Barns costs from £15,000. We host 6 weddings a year ensuring the unique and exclusive nature of the venue.
The basic package includes: • Exclusive hire of the venue for the selected period • Wedding planner services to arrange your big day, including full rehearsal • Preparation room for the bride and her attendants on the day • Interview room for the couple and registrar • Civil ceremony/Civil Partnership ceremony in the main house (guests must book the registrar themselves) • Reception in the Dining Room for up to 50 or marquee in the grounds for parties over 50 with staff, linen, cutlery and crockery included (food and drink charged separately) • Catering tent and additional equipment for marquee weddings • Luxury mobile restroom facilities for parties over 80 • Accommodation for 18 guests including the bride and groom for the duration of the hire period, including use of all Cliff Barns’ amenities • Courtyard and grounds for relaxation and photography • Car parking for up to 40 cars
RATES Our package pricing is based on either mid-week or weekend bookings and the number of guests; to get an idea of the rates for your chosen dates and numbers please refer to the table below. Dates Number of Guests >50 50-60 61-70 71-80 81-90 91-100 101-110 111-120 Weekend Peak
£6,260 £7,560 £7,830 £8,100 £8,770 £9,490 £9,760 £10,530
Weekend Off Peak
£5,760 £7,060 £7,330 £7,600 £8,270 £8,990 £9,260 £10,030
£5,510 £6,810 £7,080 £7,350 £8,020 £8,740 £9,010 £9,780
Weekday Off Peak
£5,260 £6,560 £6,830 £7,100 £7,770 £8,490 £8,760 £9,530
Please note * Prices are exclusive of food, drinks and catering services which must be booked through Shout Out Ltd for the duration of the wedding. By special arrangement we can serve your own champagne or wine, subject to corkage of £6 per bottle. * Self catering by arrangement outside of the wedding period. * Prices correct at time of printing. We reserve the right to vary and amend rates at our discretion. Please contact us for current rates.
Peak booking April / May / June / July / August / September Off peak bookings January / February / March / October / November / December
Check-in: Thursday 3pm Ceremony/Reception: Sat or Sun as preferred Check-out: Tuesday 10am
Check-in: Monday 3pm Ceremony/Reception: Wed or Thurs as preferred Check-out: Friday 10am
Location and contact details Cliff Barns is located in the lovely, small village of Narborough in Norfolk, 50 minutes west of Norwich. Only 2 hours journey from London, it is 25 minutes from the beautiful Norfolk coastline. Car parking is available for up to 40 cars, with additional parking available on request. Contract: Cliff Barns, 31-35 Pitfield St, London N1 6HB t 08708 505 468 email email@example.com www.cliffbarns.com