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A Wedding Venue in Market Harborough

The Oat Hill - Bar & Restaurant

 
 
 

AT THE OAT HILL WE ARE ABLE TO CATER FOR WEDDING RECEPTIONS AND FUNCTIONS, BOTH INDOORS AND OUTSIDE IN OUR BEAUTIFUL GARDENS

Whether it is for a small intimate or larger gathering, The Oat Hill is available for wedding ceremonies, either in our beautiful English country garden or our function room. The Oat Hill has the facilities and choice to help tailor your individual needs.

Our Marquee is available for hire from May until the end of September.  We can seat a maximum of 80 guests or 150 standing. With a wide range of menu's we can cater for most budgets.


HERE TO HELP

To assist you in experiencing the very best The Oat Hill can offer our management team can meet with you to plan your event. To arrange a no obligation meeting, please telephone : 01858 462324 or use our contact form with a short message.

CIVIL WEDDING LICENSE

Our civil wedding license means you can exchange your vows and celebrate your wedding in one venue and customise your day. You can also find a guide to registering civil partnerships on the 'General Register Office'


A Popular Option

(based on indoor all year round function room availability)

Package - £2,350.00

Dining Rooms 

The Oat Hill is able to cater for your wedding requirements in our flexible interconnecting dinning rooms and beautiful gardens

Our aim is to create a reception you will always remember in a relaxed informal setting. We have a large function room equipped with its own bar and entrance which can seat up to 50 guests for a sit down meal. We also have an entertainments license and can accommodate live music and disco's which we can organize on your behalf.

One of the things that we were really impressed with was the fact that we could really make our day happen exactly as we wanted it. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff and everything that we wanted was catered for without any fuss. Our day really was personalised and we have the Oat Hill to thank for that.
— Alison & Philip Longstaff

Planning Your Wedding 

Dream weddings don't just happen they're planned

The Oat Hill will do everything to help you decide on menus, table settings, to choosing a florist and photographer to complete your day. We have provided a list of helpful hints and tips to ensure a successful celebration.

Planning Your Day

12 MONTHS TO GO

  • Set your date
  • Book a viewing at the Oat Hill with the events team
  • Set yourselves a budget
  • Draw up a guest list
  • Book your photographer and videographer
  • Consider employing a wedding planner
  • Once your date is confirmed, confirm your booking at The Oat Hill
  • Return the signed contract
  • Send a ‘save the date’ invitation to all your guests
  • Arrange wedding insurance


11 MONTHS TO GO

  • Decide upon your attendants
  • Decide on entertainment and theme for your wedding (we can book our recommended suppliers on your behalf)
  • Begin to discuss your honeymoon and book as soon as possible


10 MONTHS TO GO

  • Book a florist and start to consider your options
  • Order your wedding cake


9 MONTHS TO GO

  • Make an appointment for you and your bridesmaid(s) to try on dresses 
  • Sign up for and start compiling a gift list 
  • Order your wedding rings 


8 MONTHS TO GO

  • Discuss the details of your ceremony i.e. readings, music, order of service 
  • Book your wedding day transport 


7 MONTHS TO GO

  • Place an order for yours and your bridesmaid(s) dresses 


6 MONTHS TO GO

  • Arrange suit hire 
  • Arrange meeting with your wedding coordinator to discuss menu, beverages and timings for the day 


5 MONTHS TO GO

  • Order your stationery and order of service cards 
  • Order your wedding favours 
  • Arrange your reception décor 


4 MONTHS TO GO

  • Buy thank you gifts for your bridesmaids, best man, ushers and parents 
  • Start planning your stag and hen parties 
  • Choose your first dance and book dance lessons if required 


3 MONTHS TO GO

  • Apply for name change on your passport 
  • Buy your bridal shoes and underwear for your first dress fitting 
  • Send out your invitations 
  • Book a hair trial and arrange a consultation with a make up artist 


2 MONTHS TO GO

  • Have your wedding dress fitting 
  • Order yours and your bridesmaid(s) accessories 
  • Check whether you need inoculations or visas for your honeymoon 
  • Confirm all your bookings 


1 MONTH TO GO

  • If the bride is planning to change her name, notify banks and official bodies 
  • Order your honeymoon currency 
  • Have your final dress fitting 
  • Confirm your guest numbers with the hotel 
  • Draw up a seating plan 


1 WEEK TO GO

  • Hold your wedding rehearsal 
  • Have a facial/massage/treatment 
  • Pack for your honeymoon 
  • Reconfirm all your bookings for the final time 


1 DAY TO GO

  • Compile a time plan for your following morning 
  • Have a manicure (this can be arranged at The Oat Hill) 
  • Spend the evening pampering yourself by relaxing in a hot bath

Marquee Planner 

The Oat Hill can cater for up to 120 guests for a standing reception or 80 guests for a seated event in the private garden and marquee

Marquees can be created to suit the exact requirements for your wedding. With beautiful linings, a choice of banqueting tables, chairs and linen, you can design your own interior for the wedding marquee.

Reached through a private entrance the garden opens onto a heated patio area that overlooks the landscaped gardens and marquee with outside bar and ambient lighting to create the perfect wedding.

Bar Canapes

Choose any 5 from the list - £7.95 per head (minimum of 10 persons - 48 hours notice required, please advise us of any food allergies)