Wedding Venue

We provided the marquee, furniture, toilets & generator for the first wedding for many years at The Highfield in Driffield. Joe and Katie were stuck for a wedding venue to site their marquee and we heard The Highfield were considering using the newly refurbished house for weddings. A couple of meetings later we had a very excited bride and groom. A few months later we erected a wonderful wedding marquee in a beautiful setting.

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Highfield House is one of Yorkshire’s finest Grade II listed buildings.

The striking Elizabethan styled home has a rich and varied history which dates back to the early 1800’s. Having served under many guises – from a windmill to a lavish country home and from an Army base to a memorable country club. It has housed philanthropists, visionaries, villains and Aristocrats. This home has grown, shrunk, been re-imagined, remodeled and reformed. Famous architects, modern artists and film makers have penned, painted and publicized this spendid building.

Now, as the private home of the Lampard family, Highfield is preparing to reopen its doors for it’s latest inspiring chapter. For 12 days every year the house and grounds will be available to host your dream experience. Anything is possible and our House manager, with great discretion, is on hand to personally guide and assist with all of your individual requirements.

With walls of elaborately carved paneling and rich fabrics, with celings of intricate plaster-works and antique chandeliers and rooms of great and grand proportion, this home is once again waiting to be discovered and enjoyed in the way it has always intended.

In early 2017 the family will be happy to welcome wedding receptions, special birthdays and boutique events – to apply or inquire further please see the contact details below.

THE GROUNDS.

Whilst central to Driffield, Highfield House stands in a totally private oasis. A terracing of seven acres of mature lawns, woodlands, waterfalls and weirs. This picturesque setting fully encloses  the grand house, with a prize winning and protected arboretum. This has specimen trees that soar high and are over 250 years old.

This house and church are framed beautifully on the picturesque stately lawns and house terraces. These form an elegant backdrop and perfect setting for formal parties of up to 350 people.

The Woodland lawns run down to the weir, waterfalls woodland walks and bridges, and whilst further from the house this secluded area enjoys a relaxed natural ambiance for parties of up to 250 people.

Each event can enjoy full exclusive use of the entire grounds, private parking and pre event set up access.

In order to maintain the high standards of the House and ensure a hassle free experience for all we have hand selected a number of suppliers and familiarized them with all requirements – please see our suggestions below.

The grounds are now open for bookings for 2016-2017.

From 2018 onwards all bookings will combine both the House and Grounds.

OPEN FEBRUARY 2017

AVAILABLE NOW FOR EXCLUSIVE PRIVATE EVENTS.