Great Hall set up for a Ceremony with 120 Guests (200max)
Great Hall set up for a Ceremony with 120 Guests (200max)
Outside Ceremony in the Ruins Styled by Wed And Prosper
Outside Ceremony in the Ruins Styled by Wed And Prosper
Ceremony in Drawing Room for 100 (max104)
Ceremony in Drawing Room for 100 (max104)
Night time shot of Great Hall set up for wedding breakfast for 100 ( 120 max )
Night time shot of Great Hall set up for wedding breakfast for 100 ( 120 max )
Reception for 110 In Great Hall .DIY  Disco set up by Stage Gear
Reception for 110 In Great Hall .DIY Disco set up by Stage Gear
  Reception for 100 in Great Hall
Reception for 100 in Great Hall
  Reception for 100 on long tables in Great Hall
Reception for 100 in Great Hall
Eazibar in the Drawing Room
Eazibar in the Drawing Room
Drinks and Canapes after ceremony
Drinks and Canapes after ceremony
Outside Ceremony
Outside Ceremony

Weddings and Private Parties

Hopefully as we now have got to the end of restrictions caused by Covid-19 and can start to return to normal . If things go down hill again then , the same as last time , a second date can be booked free of charge . Wedding show arounds available again so email via any of the website links to arrange a visit to look around and talk through your plans .

Dates already booked :-

2022 Booked so not available
30th July (cowes week )
6th (cowes week ) , 13th and 27th August
3rd , 10th , 17th and 24th September
8th and 22nd October

2023 Booked so not available
1st and 29th April
6th , 13th , 20th and 27th May
17th June
1st ,8th , 15th , 22nd and 29th(cowes week) July
5th(cowes week) , 12th ,19th and 26th August

2024 Bookings now being taken up to 8th Sept
15th June (RTI)
20th and 27th July (cowes week)
5th (cowes week) and 24th August

Wedding Ceremonies, receptions and parties can be held in the House or in a marquee on the front lawn .Receptions in the Great Hall of Appuldurcombe House can cope with 120 on round tables or up to 120 on long tables . By using a marquee this can be extended up to 200 .
Following a change in the regulations covering wedding ceremonies recently it is now possible to get married outside ( as long as there is a suitable inside contingency for wet weather !! ) See picture 2 and 10 of our first two outside ceremony in the site of the original library area to the side of the ruins . Please note outside ceremonies can be held anywhere on site , so outside on lawns also possible

If you would rather have your ceremony inside , we have two rooms licensed for your wedding ceremony ; the Drawing Room (10.3 m by 5.75 m) which can seat around 80 comfortably , 100 as a maximum or the Great Hall (16.7 m by 6.9 m) which is licensed for up to 200 . If you use the Great hall for the ceremony then you can get your caterers or wedding decorators to reset the hall for the reception if you are not having a marquee . The whole site is licensed for music , dancing and for the sale of Alcohol until 12pm midnight . Please note the house is closed to the public on Saturday and we only have one wedding at a time !

Weddings can be on any SATURDAY in the year , please check availability above . Normal timescale would be from the Thursday or first thing Friday for arrival of hired equipment , Friday for setting up either by yourselves or one of the companies listed below ,Saturday wedding and Sunday morning clearing up ready for reopening to public at 10am

Please email to discuss details or come over for a free/ no obligation guided tour of our venue .A non-refundable deposit of £200 is required for a wedding booking ( no charge for changing date ) , the balance being due a month before .

Price is for hire of empty building , electric and use of the various licenses . Normally from the Thursday for arrival of hired equipment /marquee ,Friday for table dressing and room decoration/florists ,Saturday wedding and Sunday morning clearing up . To this will need to be added hire of furniture ,catering ,lighting , decoration etc all of which are normally supplied by Coast and Country Marquees , The Events Co. or Spyder Events even if you do not require a marquee you will still need the hire equipment from one of these companies or someone similar . For an additional fee the onsite holiday cottages can also be hired for your guests , check availability and prices at Sykes holiday cottage pages

Fireworks . Only Quieter type fireworks are permitted Please ensure the Parish Magazine is notified at least Six weeks before if fireworks are planned , they can be let off in the field just the other side of the railings on the front or side lawn of the house , please be aware it is illegal anywhere to set off fireworks after 11pm and as per English Heritage rules for the site , they are not allowed in the house grounds . For a professional display :- Mike at Titanium Fireworks 07909992629

Price .A non refundable deposit of £200 to reserve your date and the hire cost for Appuldurcombe House will depend on the size of the function
For 2022 £1550 plus vat for a wedding of up to 100 ( for 2023 £1600) using the house only . For larger weddings using a Marquee £1650 plus vat for 2022 ( for 2023 £1700) . Please note we do not charge corkage, this price includes site hire, use of electric supply in cellar if it big enough , premise and alcohol licenses but does NOT include marquee hire , tidying up or the removal of rubbish .

Some lovely pictures of our previous weddings can be seen at

Cleaners for Sunday Mornings
Sparkle Buddies Katie Williams 07746718768 01983612056
Jennifer Ford 07907 554550

Wedding Celebrant Elaine Cesar 07814 120610
Chair and Tables,marquee ,Toilets,Generator,Lighting ,Crockery and Glass ware
Coast and country marquees can be contacted at

Catering , Bar , Furniture Hire and power including Tidying up and rubbish removal if included with above
Khia from Eventsco 07966412555

Chairs,Tables,generator,lighting etc .

Wight Mobile Fridges 07973382965

Wedding Planners ,Styling and Hire

Flower wall to cover great hall boards
See sixth picture @islandflowerwalls 07577477452

Wedding decorations and unusual props

Horse and Carriage

Decoration and Table Decoration

Electrical Installation and PA hire (normaly booked via c and c)



Bouncy Castles

Caterers traditional plus hog roast
Hog Roast 07936844877
Pizza van
Icecream van

Casino,mini golf,photo booth,games,props and sweets

Sweet Cart
Isle Of Wight Sweet Cart Co 07714215449

Guest Accomodation
Our own cottages can be viewed elsewhere on this website or for Appuldurcombe Farmhouse , The Ox House and Willow Cottage

Campsite at end of drive

Garden Games 07894058031

Casino and Photobooth
Shuffles Events 01983 898314

Bar ( can be provided by caterers or )
Thirsty Camper ( Bar in Vintage Caravan ) Louise 07817003369
AllOccasionsBar 07745531721

Bands and DJ`s
Bay entertainments David Bird 07783451803
DJ Bluestone
Damon Deiches 07715943749
Pinstripe 07522588417
Sunny Pyburn (see video)
Slainte Va IOW based ceilidh band 07929334651
Switch email 07741963661 07888800282

Bridal Makeup
Kia Braud

Acoustic Guitar
Paul Athey 01983754329

Toilets ( Brand new fleet of several different loo sizes )
randr containers

Wedding Cars
Chauffeur Driven American cars 07966540313
Wight Wedding Campers

Wedding Cake


Registras Department at Isle Of Wight Council 01983223233

Appuldurcombe Farm, Wroxall, Ventnor, Isle of Wight, PO38 3EW |
Office telephone: 01983 852484