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The only Stately Home designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott, Kelham Hall is a masterpiece sitting within 44 acres of grounds on the banks of the River Trent in Nottinghamshire.

Discover an incredible history from the times of its use as the ancestral home of the Manners-Sutton family though to its design by the renowned architect Sir George Gilbert Scott and use as a Theological College by an Anglican Order of Monks.

Today’s opening hours

Hall open 8-6 summertime. Gardens, play areas and grounds open dawn till dusk daily.



Hall: Open 9am - 5pm winter season | 8am - 6pm summertime.

Gardens: Play areas and grounds open dawn till dusk daily.

May be closed for events, essential to check website.

Find Us
Find us

Nottinghamshire, less than 10 minutes from Newark train station with direct links to London, Nottingham and the north.

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  • Offers bike storage

Car park on site

  • £3 for 24 hours


Newark Taxi Services 07972 095819


Historic Houses members visit for free.

  • Accessible parking
  • Guide dogs welcome
  • Accessible toilets
  • Wheelchair ramps/routes

Things to See


Your perfect day, in our perfect venue.

Choose from a variety of room combinations set over the ground floor of this impressive Grade I listed building and allow our dedicated co-ordinators to create a day unique to you.

The perfect venue for small intimate weddings and larger weddings. Our flexible choice of rooms means Kelham Hall is perfect for weddings of all sizes, from weddings for 10 to 700 and everything in between.

We are also licenced for Civil ceremonies, both indoors and outdoors.

The iconic Great Hall accommodates the largest of celebrations whilst the Gilbert Scott wing houses a number of more intimate rooms, ideal for family or prayer rooms.

We understand that each and every wedding is bespoke which is why we will help you to individually tailor your wedding to your exact requirements. We have a wealth of experience in Asian Weddings, and understand the importance of religion and tradition.


  • Suppliers list
  • Guest parking
  • Overnight guest accommodation
  • Accessible parking
  • Wedding planner
  • In-house catering


Self Catering

Our stylish self-catering properties nestle within a Grade II listed courtyard development. Ideally located adjacent to the Hall. Stay in one of our executive detached properties that provides self-catering facilities for up to 10 people. With all the comforts of home.


Kelham Hall Campsite is situated within the Country Park itself and offers a unique camping experience… being both the perfect destination for family holidays or a quiet break away.


Do you want a hotel experience to remember? Kelham Hall Hotel will be just that, we are planning a stunning hotel, with fine dining and spa packages.

Corporate Hire

Corporate events

Kelham Hall provides a stunning location for your business function or conference. 

Kelham Hall Conference Centre is one of Nottinghamshire's most prestigious conference centres, based just outside of Newark we have excellent travel links via the A1 and A46 with London being just 90 minutes away.

Kelham Conference Centre has a fantastic set of facilities ranging from bars and restaurant to self catering accommodation and many more. Catering for any number of delegates, from 2 to 1000 Kelham Hall provides flexible space for any size event.

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  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets
  • Team building activities
  • Projector and screen
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Plentiful parking
  • Dinner
  • Refreshments

Our day was a complete success at Kelham Hall. Many thanks for all your support and all the staff who work behind the scenes to make events like ours go so smoothly.

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