WEDDINGS AT MOGGERHANGER PARK www.moggerhangerpark.com
No matter how many times you come to Moggerhanger, you will never fail to be glimpse, the impact of grandeur is immediate, but the elegance of its symmetry and beauty of its setting emerges as Soaneâ€™s vision unfolds.â€™
Moggerhanger Park is a unique country house estate set on the top of the Greensand Ridge, with sweeping views across the Ivel Valley in Bedfordshire. In the middle of nowhere, yet close to everywhere. This elegant Grade I historic house was designed by Sir John Soane in 1792, to be the country home for the Governor of the Bank of England, Godfrey Thornton. The house sits gracefully in natural parkland originally landscaped by Humphry Repton. The house and grounds have now been restored to their original state and we warmly welcome you to create the wedding of your dreams and be part of its future.
ROMANTIC SECLUDED SETTING
Moggerhanger Park combines grandness with intimacy. It is the perfect size for your Country House wedding, since it offers all the beauty and stature of grand architecture, with a house which you can truly feel is yours for the day.
Sir John Soane used space and light uniquely, to create a relaxed and graceful atmosphere. From the moment you enter the house, you see his beautiful design unfold. The sweeping staircase, elegantly arched windows and unusual oculus create stunning backdrops for your photographs.
CREATE A UNIQUE WEDDING
Moggerhanger Park is a truly unique house, both historically and in its setting. We will ensure that your wedding is also unique and perfectly tailored to you. There is no typical Moggerhanger â€˜formulaâ€™ for weddings and no two will ever be the same. From the way you choose to use the elegant rooms and spaces for your wedding reception, wedding breakfast and evening party, through to the detail of your menu, it will be your distinctive and special day At Moggerhanger Park, we understand that this is one of the most important days of your life. Every detail is handled with the utmost care for you, to ensure it runs smoothly. Uniquely, we can also offer a traditional, Christian wedding in our chapel, if you would like to be married in these stunning surroundings too.
A CHARMING CHAPEL
Moggerhanger Park has a charming chapel, with a balcony overlooking the East lawn. Here, we can offer a church wedding, with traditional Christian service, performed by one of our Chaplains. Next to the chapel is The Brideâ€™s Ante-room â€“ a spacious and elegant bedroom, with en-suite facilities, in which you and your bridesmaids can prepare for your important day, with calm, tranquil views over the parkland. We can provide refreshments, to make this time as relaxing and enjoyable as possible, as you anticipate the day ahead.
Moggerhanger Park will be pleased to offer up to 20 newly refurbished en-suite bedrooms, in the main house and adjacent groom’s house. Designed to provide every comfort for you and your guests’ stay, each room has its own character, in keeping with a historic house.
ELEGANT, CHARACTERFUL ROOMS
Create your perfect reception and wedding breakfast in Moggerhanger Parkâ€™s graceful, historic rooms. The grand entrance hall and elegant staircase offer, for some, the perfect backdrop for their drinks reception. In warm summer months, your guests can choose the shade of the wrought iron trellis on the terrace, or to chat in sun on the back lawn, with sweeping views of the Ivel Valley. The East Drawing room is the oldest room in the house. Together with the central drawing room, it offers a spacious, lightfilled suite, ideal for a wedding breakfast for up to 70 guests.
THE EATING ROOM
With its Doric columns at each corner and hand painted gold ceiling, the Eating Room is the grandest room of the house. A great room for a drinks reception of up to 80, as its name suggests, it is also perfect for parties for dining and entertaining. These elegant rooms have many of the original features, including the huge sash windows, through which you can step, onto the terrace. Whatever the combination of rooms you choose, to create your unique wedding, you can be assured that every detail will be important to our dedicated team.
LET SPACES BE YOURS, FOR THE EVENING
Whether you choose a marquee wedding on the back lawn or in the newly restored walled garden, or the rooms in the house, for your wedding party, Moggerhanger Park offers an abundance of space and atmosphere. As well as grand, formal settings, Moggerhanger Park has places to relax and let go. Create a party atmosphere in the house, the new garden room or in a marquee for your evening reception. And choose from the cosy cellar bar for late drinks, to the calm atmosphere of The Old Library, or the cool air of the terrace, lit with lanterns or torches. What better way to celebrate your day, than to end with fireworks, from its wonderful position on the top of the Greensand Ridge, with views across the Ivel valley.
FOOD AND DRINK FOR YOUR RECEPTION
Moggerhanger Park offers delicious modern British cuisine and carefully selected wines, with a full range of menu options. Create a completely unique menu for your Wedding Breakfast and evening reception. From canapĂŠs with drinks, through to full 5 course meals and hot or cold buffets for the evening, all our food is freshly prepared, using local produce wherever possible and selected seasonal best, including food from our own gardens.
In addition to a marquee on the back lawn, with its sweeping views across the Ivel Valley, the original walled garden is being restored and will offer a wonderful location for a marquee wedding
Moggerhanger Park, Park Road, Moggerhanger, Bedford, MK44 3RW
Moggerhanger is situated on the A603, 2 miles from the A1 at Sandy. Just 4 miles from A421 Bedford bypass and 20 minutes from the M1, it is easily accessible from London, Cambridge, Milton Keynes, Birmingham and Oxford. From the A1, take the A603 at Sandy. From the M1, take junction 13 (A421) and then the A603 at Bedford. Once in Moggerhanger, follow the brown Historic House signs from the A603.
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With special thanks to Laline Hay Graphic Design, Nathalie Todd Photography, Fleurettes of Bedford, Wedding Day Hire, The Wedding Workshop, Maxwells Hair and Beauty, HRH Holmes, Anne Furbank and Rosetones Event Hire.