Our rooms at The Old House

Welcome to West Heath.

The Old House is the perfect place to celebrate your big day. It will be yours exclusively for the entire weekend. Make yourself at home and enjoy the beautiful rooms and gardens.  Bright and airy, it will wow your guests with its charm and peacefulness.

Our 18th century building is steeped in history and our rooms are classically designed with high ceilings, bright airy rooms, beautiful chandeliers and neutral colour schemes, it really does provide a beautiful setting for your perfect day.

As soon as you come in, you will be taken by the beautiful wood panelled entrance with its stunning original staircase and its large fireplace complete with its open fire.

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You will have the use of the following rooms within the Old House:

 

Our rooms

The Recital Room

This is undoubtedly a wow factor room. This elegant room is light and airy, with three stunning crystal chandeliers and french windows leading to a covered patio and beautiful lawns. It is the perfect setting for your wedding breakfast and evening dancing. Your guests will be able to enjoy the delicious food in this sophisticated yet relaxed room. Dim the chandeliers, light some candles and add some disco lighting with your favourite songs played by the DJ and the Recital room will become the must-place to be in the evening!

Quick details

  • Seated capacity: 110 guests
  • Non seated capacity: 170 guests
  • Best feature: Light & airy
  • Ideal for: Ceremony, wedding breakfast and evening dancing
The Oak Room

Our Oak Room is brimming with original features and can be home to your bar for the day & evening. Your guests will mill around sipping our refreshing & delicious drinks carefully prepared by our bar staff. This stunning room is ideal for couples to cut their wedding cake surrounded by their loved ones, and is also ideal for a sweetie cart, photo booth and any other ideas you may have for your day.

Quick details

  • Seated capacity: 35 guests
  • Non seated capacity: 90 guests
  • Best feature: Charming fireplace
  • Ideal for: Fine dining
The Red Room

This elegant room is in the original 18th century building with a charming fireplace and impressive pillars. It is adjoining to the Oak room, allowing a good flow between rooms. This room is licensed and therefore can be used for your ceremony. It can be transformed into a comfortable chill out room with plenty of soft seating. Dim the lights, light some candles, grab a cuppa and this room is the perfect space to chit chat and catch up. The evening buffet can be set up here too.

Quick details

  • Seated capacity: 80 guests for ceremony, 30 guests for fine dining
  • Non seated capacity: 80 guests
  • Best feature: Striking red walls
  • Ideal for: Ceremony and fine dining
Our Veranda & Grounds

Leading from straight outside the Recital room, our south-facing lawn is perfect for your guests to enjoy their reception drinks & canapés. We have garden tables available to add that little extra comfort for all.  You can provide lawn games from croquet to cricket, giant Jenga or a bouncy castle, we will happily accommodate your every whim! Our ground is 32 acres and is home to beautiful trees, rhododendrons and flowers – idyllic for your precious wedding photos.

Quick details

  • Seated capacity: N/A
  • Non seated capacity: N/A
  • Best feature: Tiered lawns and enclosed gardens
  • Ideal for: Reception drinks and lawn games
The Diana Room

You will have access to the Diana Room from the afternoon before the wedding, on the day of your wedding and the morning after. Bright, airy and spacious, this space is tucked away upstairs and perfect to relax, put on make-up and prepare for the day. The bridal party can also gather in the room enjoying a bottle of bubbly (or two!) and share those very special moments. Our couples will be able to seek some quiet time to reflect on their ceremony just gone and gather themselves before the wedding breakfast.

Quick details

  • Seated capacity: N/A
  • Non seated capacity: N/A
  • Best feature: Private space
  • Ideal for: Getting hair & make up done, getting dressed

Clare & Simon

A wholehearted thank you for everything you did both in the lead up and during the day. It completely exceeded our expectations and blew our guests away. West Heath couldn't have been a more perfect venue, thank you to Marie, David and all the team for making our day so special! Wish I could do it all again.