“Thank you to you and your team for a lovely evening last Saturday. I have had loads of positive feedback from the revellers about how good the dinner and dance was and a lot of that praise must be fed back to you as a well run functions venue is paramount to a successful event.”

“Just a note to say what a wonderful and PERFECT wedding reception we had at Nurstead Court. Words cannot express how pleased we were to have chosen the beautiful house and grounds to celebrate our special day.”

Functions and Events



Nurstead Court has excellent facilities for a variety of private or corporate functions and events: 

  1. Birthday and Anniversary Celebrations
  2. Christening and Naming Ceremonies
  3. Charity Events
  4. Dinner/Dances
  5. Funeral Receptions
  6. Business Meetings, Seminars, etc
  7. Corporate Christmas parties
  8. Outdoor Events such as Theatre Productions, Classic Car Rallies, Dog Shows, cross country runs, etc

Events can be held in the House or in the superb Garden Marquee. The extensive grounds can be used for outdoor activities.

The Drawing Room

The Drawing Room

  • Licensed for Civil Ceremonies
  • Suitable for meetings or conferences up to 70 people
  • Dining for up to 50 people
  • Furnished with antiques and period pictures
  • Regency Bay windows
  • CD player

The Dining Room

The Dining Room

  • Suitable for meetings or conferences up to 40 people
  • Dining for up to 30 people
  • Licensed bar
  • Furnished with antiques and period pictures
  • Regency Bay windows
  • Grand Piano (Bluthner)

The Library

The Library

  • Dining for up to 20
  • 14th Century oak pillars
  • Fine collection of books
  • Furnished with antiques and period pictures
  • French windows to gardens

The Garden Marquee

  • Suitable for receptions, meetings and conferences up to 200 people
  • Dining for up to 130 people – 18 x 9 metres
  • Fully equipped permanent bar
  • Ivory linings and valances
  • Elegant lighting and furniture
  • Terrace overlooking picturesque parkland
  • Thermostatically controlled heating
  • Additional to hire for 2014 our black and white dance floor (see photo) and starlight sky.

Help and Advice

Our experienced team will provide you with guidance and help in the planning for your event and be there to ensure that everything runs smoothly on the day. 

We are happy to provide you with details of suppliers to assist in the planning of your event.

Surrounding Park and Farmland

Home to a cross-country training course designed and built by British Eventing course designer Scott Brickell, one of the course designers for the London Olympics 2012. 

The Park also provides a challenging course for cross country running races.