Newstead Abbey was closed on Sunday 3rd December due to adverse weather conditions. If you had pre-booked you will be able to come along another day when Newstead Abbey & Gardens are open or receive a refund.

If you booked Narnia at Newstead House Admission on Sunday, you can simply bring your ticket and we will honour it on an alternative day. If you instead booked a House Tour, Afternoon Tea or Christmas Dinner, please email us to we will be able to confirm your booking for an alternative day. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.



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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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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Corporate events

Being a large versatile building, 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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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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