Weddings & Ceremonies

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Castle Hill House, Wycombe Museum

An Historic Wedding & Reception Venue in Buckinghamshire


Set in extensive grounds with lawns and the tranquil wooded motte, Wycombe Museum is a hidden gem set just minutes from the town centre.  Perfect for romantic ceremonies and joyous celebrations, the site is steeped in history, with parts of the house date back to the 1600s.

Whether you are planning a small informal affair or a more elaborate event, we have something to suit your needs. 

Outdoor weddings in a rustic tipi, amazing street food catering, afternoon tea with vintage-styled singers, elaborate marquee receptions with fine dining and a live band – whatever you’re hoping for, we can help you create your perfect day.

Our Wedding Coordinator is on hand to offer ideas to help make your celebration with us a memorable experience.

Wedding Experience Day
Sunday 9th February 2020, 12 – 4pm
 
Come along to see Castle Hill House and grounds transformed into a beautiful wedding venue.
 
Enjoy a glass of fizz, along with a selection of canapes and a chance to chat with our Wedding Coordinator about your ideal wedding.
 
The Museum car park will not be available during this event so please use a town centre car park which are approx. 5-minute walk or local street parkingthank you.
 

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The Venue


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Our event rooms are housed in Castle Hill House’s Old Stable, a brick and flint building with high beamed ceiling and neutral decor. The Coach House adjacent to the Old Stable with a connecting door, again has neutral decor, with both rooms leading out to a courtyard. The Museum building comprises of small gallery rooms, an entrance hall, café and artisan shop.

In the front garden we have a small marquee up during the summer months and plenty of space for additional marquees. 

You may wish to hire one or both event rooms. Alternatively, hire the whole site  exclusively for you and your guests for your special day.

Whole Site Hire

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Marquee Hire


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Our grounds are available as part of exclusive hire of the site, or separately. Marquees are permitted on our front lawn and can cater for over 200 guests. We are happy to advise you on local companies for marquee, tipi hire, catering tents & equipment. Please contact us for more details and we will be happy to arrange quotes.

We have experienced and award-winning celebrants available at Wycombe Museum for outdoor wedding ceremonies.


Wedding Ceremonies


We are now an Approved Venue for Marriage and Civil Partnerships.  We have a choice of 4 spaces to choose from for your ceremony. 

To book the Registrar please go to Buckinghamshire County Council website for weddings, which details prices and services  https://weddings.buckscc.gov.uk

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Catering


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3 course wedding breakfasts, canapes, afternoon teas, street food buffets, hog roasts, freshly made pizzas, tasty lasagne trays, pie & mash

Every taste can be catered for from fine dining silver service to a street food style buffet. We have a choice of caterers for you to choose from. 

Once we have discussed the theme of your wedding, we will be able to provide advice on caterers to match your taste and budget.

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Entertainment & Music at Wycombe Museum


Pick from a selection of entertainers and musicians to top off your celebration. Wow your guests with a magician during dinner, strolling musicians during canapes, singing waiters to surprise all during dessert, a live band or an experienced wedding DJ, with disco flooring too… The choice is yours.

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Venue Prices


We offer Castle Hill House and grounds on a dry-hire basis, providing flexibility to use the spaces unique to you both. 

Ceremony Package
£350
  • The Old Stables ceremony for 70 guests
  • Use of The Old Stables, Coach House & Courtyard for 3 hours (Between 9-5pm)
  • Museum tables and chairs available to use
  • 30 white seat covers included
  • Wedding Coordinator service for duration of hire
 
Wedding Reception
£850
  • Exclusive use of the two event rooms and courtyard from 3.30pm – 11.30pm
  • Event rooms available for preparation from 9.30am
  • Guests permitted from 3.30pm onwards
  • Exclusive use of the grounds from 5pm-11.30pm
  • Museum tables and chairs available to use
  • Wedding Coordinator service for duration of hire
  • Marquees permitted
  • Price based on 60 guests. Please ask for a quote for additional guests
 
Exclusive Hire of Castle Hill House & Grounds
£1750
  • Exclusive use of event rooms, museum & grounds for 1 day
  • Access to event rooms/marquee set-up from 9am
  • 1 day hire from 9am-11.30pm
  • Included use of museum tables and chairs available to use
  • Marquees permitted
  • Wedding Co-ordinator service for duration of hire
  • Price based on 100 guests (indoor ceremonies limited to 70 guests). 
    Please ask for a quote for additional guests
 
Optional Add-Ons
We have a comprehensive list of optional extras you may like to choose for your special day from set catering menus, evening pizza vans, mobile bars, room styling, flowers, waiters/waitresses, entertainers, DJ’s and even a cleaning crew to clear up the next morning so you don’t have to!
 
Book an appointment for a viewing to receive full details by emailing our Wedding Coordinator at: weddings@wycombemuseum.org
 

Location


Castle Hill House is well positioned within the town, just a few minutes walk from the train station and 30 minutes on train from Central London. We are half an hour by car from London on the M40. We are also perfectly placed with easy access to many local hotels

We advise guests to use town centre car parks which are within a 5-minute walk of the museum. Alternatively, for peace of mind why not share taxis, mini-buses or a coach. Coaches can drop off guests at our gate and pick-up at the end of the evening.

We have on-site parking for caterers, entertainers and disabled guests with blue badges. Two spaces are reserved for the wedding car and one family car.

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“Dear Julie and the Museum team,
Thank you very much for all your kind help. We had a great time on Saturday. Everyone at the Museum has been so helpful, friendly and professional. See you again soon!”
Justina, June 2019

 


Contact Us


To arrange an informal chat about your plans and to see the venue please contact our Wedding Co-ordinator at weddings@wycombemuseum.org

Or call the Museum Reception on 01494 957210

Keep up to date with our latest news for Wycombe Museum Weddings at:

@wycombemuseumweddings

You can view our Wedding Booking Agreement here.