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Woodhorn - Northumberland Museum - Archives & Country Park

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Woodhorn - Northumberland Museum - Archives & Country Park
NE63 9YF

tel:- +44 1670 52 80 80
web address:- www.experiencewoodhorn.com/weddings/
e-mail:- dtate@woodhorn.org.uk

Woodhorn - Northumberland Museum - Archives & Country Park :-
Venue type - Sporting Venue
museum, archive, gallery

Number of function rooms available for weddings: 3
Function room names and capacities: Function Room 1 is a light and airy top floor room with a capacity 100 for ceremony and 80 for lunch
Function Room 2 is an intimate first floor room with a capacity of 60 for the ceremony and 56 dining

The Workshop Galleries is a large flexible ground floor space with a capacity 200 for the ceremony and 140 dining

Local accommodation: Ashington Premier Inn
Longhirst Hall Hotel
Choice of wedding breakfast menus - Yes
Alcohol License - Yes
Entertainment Available - Yes
Dedicated wedding planner available Yes
Licensed for Civil Ceremonies Yes
Dance Floor Yes
Evening Reception Facilities Yes
Car Parking Facilities Yes

Entertainment is available: disco

Wedding services provided: We offer three standard packages of food and drinks to cater for various budgets but are happy to personalise to suit the happy couple.

Gardens or outside locations suitable for wedding photography: Woodhorn has some amazing listed colliery buildings and a stunning 21st century building that offer a totally unique photographic opportunity. If you would rather have open space, then the whole museum is located within a country park including a 40 acre lake. The museum also has a narrow gauge railway so that also offers a different opportunity for the bridal party and guests.

Suitable locations inside the venue for wedding photography: Inside the function rooms themselves. Other area might be possible by special arrangement.

Local picturesque areas suitable for wedding photography: Stunning coastline at Cresswell and Druridge Bay. Pretty riverside location at Wansbeck Riverside Park.

Venue special features: The buildings at Woodhorn are unique and include the original colliery heapstead and pit wheels.

It would be possible for the happy couple to sign the register on the old colliery manager's desk.

A trip on the narrow gauge could be arranged for guests.

Venue History: Woodhorn operated as a coal mine for over 80 years. It closed in 1981 reopening as a small museum in 1989 and following major investment and development, it was relauched in its current format in October 2006.

Other information: Woodhorn is a facsinating visitor attraction and archive as well as a function venue. It is open to the public all year round (Wed - Sun plus Tues in school hols and bacnk hol Mons).

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