Newstead Abbey is a Grade I listed building steeped in over 800 years of history, dating back to its time as a medieval priory. Once home to romantic poet Lord Byron, this distinctive and unique building provides the perfect setting for any event.


The elegant rooms at Newstead Abbey are available for events and functions; including weddings, film and photography shoots, special occasions, such as parties, corporate seminars, training and social events, and product and press launches.



Full of romantic charm, and set within immaculately landscaped Formal Gardens, it’s perfect for a picturesque wedding in the heart of Nottinghamshire.

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Corporate events

Newstead Abbey is perfect for all business and delegate functions, from small meetings in the Cascade Room to large conferences in the West Front Suite.

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Photography and filming

Newstead Abbey is an ideal location and backdrop for film and photographic shoots; offering unique interiors, diverse parkland and Formal Gardens to frame almost any situation or requirement. Get in touch for information on photography permits and charges.

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Special occasions

Are you looking for a unique space to hold a celebration or party? Whether it be a birthday, wedding anniversary or family reunion, Newstead Abbey has rooms to cater for all special occasions.

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Afternoon tea

We offer a private afternoon tea experience hosted in our Victorian Kitchen or West Front Suite to help you celebrate a special occasion with up to 50 guests.

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