Access for people with disabilities

The Orangery is accessible by car. There is no public transport. There is no allocated disabled parking but pre-arranged drop off directly outside the venue is available.

Parking is on 20mm gravel.

There are two access points for people with disabilities:

  1. From the car park - a short walk, about 30 paces, on pea gravel to the venue entrance. There is a step into the fernery entrance leading to The Orangery accessed by another step.
  2. Alternatively there is level access from the pre-arranged drop off point, through the garden door, then a paved area and into The Orangery via wooden ramp.

The floor inside the venue is on one level. There is no disabled toilet. There is approx 5cm door threshold to access the toilet.

How much does an event cost?

Every event is unique and has its own requirements. We will sit down with you to discuss in detail what you might want and need.

The initial considerations would be which day (Saturday and Sunday will be more) and if it is high or low season. In addition to the venue hire for the day, please consider extra items that you may need and indeed hire from us such as tables, chairs, linen. From there on consider your catering needs and decoration.

When are The Orangery opening and closing hours?

The Orangery is open for hire from 7:30am until 8pm, throughout the year.

What capacity for guests does The Orangery have?

The Orangery seats 80 guests. Rooms can be divided up if a smaller space is required. Likewise the lovely walled garden can be considered another large room in the summer!

What type of events are possible to host at The Orangery?  

We are able to host a wide range of events, from corporate weekday events to art exhibitions, photoshoots to wedding receptions. 

What is the cost of hire? 

The Orangery is available to hire throughout the year. We charge a low and high season hire fee. The hire fee is dependent on the how long you wish to hire the venue for and what additional facilities or options you wish to include. Please contact us

Are you able to provide food and drink?

Yes we have a small kitchen on site and we can recommend caterers. Typically for a corporate day event we are able to offer a welcome breakfast, a light working lunch and refreshments throughout the day.   

Can we have our own caterers or do we choose from your recommended list?

We have a recommended list of caterers and suppliers that we can suggest to you. However if you have a caterer or supplier that you specifically wish to use, we can happily incorporate them into the planning for your event. 

How much parking is available?

There is enough parking for up to 100 cars.

Is there wifi?

Yes there is and it’s free with your hire.

Does it have disabled access?

There is gravel parking and gravel paths within the Walled Garden. We provide a series of ramps however it is not ideal for wheelchair access. We do not have disabled toilet facilities on site. 

Assistance Dogs? 

Assistance dogs are welcome. The team are always available to help plan your visit.