Venue spotlight: Celebrate in classic English country style at Cain Manor

Venue spotlight: Celebrate in classic English country style at Cain Manor
Cain Manor is a stunning exclusive-use wedding venue in the heart of the Surrey hills and within easy reach of the capital

Picturesque and secluded, Cain Manor is a delightful location for a romantic country celebration and, as it’s yours exclusively for 24 hours, this is the perfect place for a unique wedding house party

Cain Manor is a wonderful property for a country-style wedding. Romantic and rustic, it sits in a wooded landscape with far-reaching views over Surrey’s glorious Golden Valley and the South Downs. Inside it blends cosy and contemporary, with multiple beamed reception spaces – including a grand barn-style room for ceremonies and banquets. Here, you will find plenty of space to accommodate a crowd for the ultimate formal or relaxed wedding house party.

Venue spotlight: Celebrate in classic English country style at Cain Manor
With a stunning double height Music Room for ceremonies and feasts, Cain Manor is perfectly equipped for a timeless country wedding

Scene setting

Nestled on the brow of a hill and approached down a long driveway through private woodland, Cain Manor is a rustic property outside the peaceful Surrey village of Headley Down, close to Farnham and the border with Hampshire. With its picturesque Elizabethan and Tudor features, it is a timeless and mellow setting for an English country wedding. Inside the property, rich oak beams, mullioned windows and a lovely inglenook fireplace create a series of cosy informal party spaces. The jewel in the crown is the glorious barn-style Music Room, a light-filled double-height space with huge cathedral window, a minstrels gallery and direct access to the peaceful private terrace. With a ceremony capacity for 123 people, up to 170 for the evening dancing, Cain Manor has a stunning bridal suite and 12 further bedrooms, so you can accommodate a crowd and with space for special guests to stay with you throughout the celebration.

Venue spotlight: Celebrate in classic English country style at Cain Manor
Located on the brow of a hill overlooking Golden Valley and the South Downs, this is a beautiful spot for alfresco parties

Perfect for…

The flexibility of the entertaining spaces at Cain Manor means you can design a wedding celebration to suit your style. This is a superb spot for an indoor-outdoor summer celebration, but equally atmospheric in the chill of winter months when a roaring log fire and mellow beams create a timeless period setting. The stunning woodland surroundings and views from every room of the property also make this a spectacular place to host a spring or autumn wedding, when the rich colours of the landscape add a magical extra element. Cain Manor has a ceremony licence for its Music Room, and with a further licence for couples who prefer to marry alfresco during the balmy months. There is a lovely pergola that can be used for the signing of the register. Alfresco and indoor spaces require very little dressing, and the period backdrop is perfect for photography. The lawns are ideal for drinks and there is also a large and elegant Library that can be used for drinks, as an additional reception space or as a breakout room where friends and family can catch up away from the main party in the Music Room.  

Venue spotlight: Celebrate in classic English country style at Cain Manor
The Library is a cosy setting in winter, while in summer it is perfect for drinks as it opens onto the secluded terrace. As with every room, the views from the windows are stunning

The details

Bijou Weddings’ in-house team know their properties intimately – and have designed every element to ensure Cain Manor works brilliantly for every style of celebration. Having organised many wonderful weddings here, they have both the experience and trusted local suppliers to help you realise your dream day, offering support on every stage of the planning journey. They have even created a proprietary online wedding planner that helps you make the decisions at the right time, so that you can relax in the knowledge that every element is just as you want it. The brilliant team of in-house banqueting chefs work solely with Bijou Weddings and will ensure perfectly prepared and delicious food – from canapés to wedding feast to leisurely breakfast the day after the wedding.

Venue spotlight: Celebrate in classic English country style at Cain Manor
Cain Manor can host 123 for a wedding ceremony in its beautiful Music Room

Extra magic

While the house is grand from the outside, inside it has been designed to feel welcoming and cosy – so perfect for hosting guests overnight. As this is your space for 24 hours, you can make use of the extra facilities – from walking in the beautiful grounds to playing a spot of tennis or making use of the swimming pool. It’s also a great place for entertainment, with space on the lawns for live music or games and ample space inside for a band, DJ or classical ensemble. The gorgeous Surrey-Hampshire setting close to Farnham is perfect for a stylish country wedding, and also convenient for guests travelling from the capital, major London airports and points across the UK.

Venue spotlight: Celebrate in classic English country style at Cain Manor
Mellow oak beams and mullioned windows make this a picturesque and timeless setting, but with all the creature comforts you and your guests could want

Find out more

Location: Cain Manor, Headley Down, Surrey

Contact: 0345 130 9966

Social: @bijouweddings


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