Why should you book your corporate event with us?

Are you tired of the same old locations? Fed up of the big empty rooms and white walls? Desperate to find somewhere that will make an impact?  At Thrumpton Hall we like to stand out making us the perfect location to host your corporate event. The Venue  You have multiple options when you choose to have your event with us. You can …

The I do’s of Summer 2017

Summer has been a busy busy season for us at Thrumpton Hall. We have opened our gates to some intimate affairs, vast colourful celebrations and some blissful sunny nights.   Here at Thrumpton Hall we still get butterflies when we see an event come to life and this summer was no different. Most of our couples save the date two years in …

What is this, Revealed!

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It’s results time! INK WELL. This is an old ink well. You would dip your feather or fountain pen in the ink pot to write letters. This is why when you read old letters and handwritten manuscripts you often see blotches where ink has dripped onto the paper. SERVANT BELL HANDLE. This is one of the many servant bells we …

What is this?

Here at Thrumpton Hall, we are lucky enough to be surrounded by historical items and heirlooms passed down through generations. We are often stumbling across things we are unable to put a name or use too, inviting hilarious discussions between our team and guests. We have narrowed down the strangest finds from the hall and we ask you to answer the …

The Old Kitchen

When we say ‘old’ at Thrumpton, it could be anything from 1560 – that’s when the first manor-house was built here – up to Victorian times, when the Hall got its own brewery, a private lake and a massive wine-cellar running under the whole length of the Rose Garden’s stone terrace. The Old Kitchen is a fascinating mixture of both …

Our Thrumpton Family

When you hold an event at Thrumpton Hall, you aren’t just hiring a venue. You are being welcomed by the Seymour family into their beautiful 17th century home, full of their heirlooms, keepsakes and photographs that you will see decorating the hall. You socialise and network in their formal family gardens, where they spent their childhood playing and learning about wildlife. …

Simkins, our furry resident

If you have visited Thrumpton Hall, then you are sure to have met our permanent resident Simkins the cat. Simkins arrived as a kitten eight years ago. He came from a pet shop in Clifton and it was love at first sight. The Thrumpton Family explained to him on that day that he was to be Miranda’s mother’s cat and …

The Priest’s Walk

When our guests walk down to the beautiful marquee overlooking the lake, they’re walking along a very historic path. Over four hundred years ago, Thrumpton belonged to a Roman Catholic family called Powdrill. Back then, it was considered a crime to be a Catholic and the Powdrills had to follow their faith in secret. That meant that they had a …

Saving the Date Guide

So you’ve saved the date with us (Hurray!) and you’re probably now thinking… what happens next? Don’t worry, you aren’t the first to feel this way and I can assure you that what is to come is the fun part. This is  the time that things become real. All of your late night discussions and pinterest dreams are going to …

My Favorite Room – Written by Miranda Seymour

  We do lots of different kinds of events at Thrumpton. The one I’m most directly involved in is taking tours around the house because – well, because I take the tours around myself. My favorite part of the tour is when we get everybody gathered in the beautiful, golden-walled library at the start while I tell our guests a …