Frequently Asked Questions
Q. What drinks are provided in the Kinnersley?
A. 2-3 reception drinks per person (Pimms or Bucks Fizz), You can upgrade to other options if you prefer. Half a bottle of Lemore House Wine per person (you can upgrade to finer wines if preferred – see wine list)
Q. Can we order additional bottles of wine?
A. Yes, you can order additional wines to be served during your meal.
Q. Can we supply our own wine?
A. All the various drinks required are included in your chosen food package and you can upgrade with different drink options. We are happy to discuss your preferred options with you.
Q. Do you change your menus?
A. Yes. Our menus are not set in stone and we regularly change our menus to reflect modern food trends and locally sourced seasonal foods. We are happy to discuss a bespoke menu with you if you prefer.
Q. Is it possible to choose a couple of dishes from the menus?
A. We recommend that you choose one starter, one main course and one dessert.
Q. Can we create our own menu?
A. Yes, we enjoy working with couples to provide the perfect menu.
Q. How many canapés do you suggest?
A. We recommend 6 canapés per person.
Q. Can you cater for guests who are vegetarian and have food allergies?
A. Yes, we have a wide selection of menus to suit all dietary needs and take pride in ensuring these menus are exciting and tasty!
Q. Do you have food options available for children?
A. We have included a delicious and healthy selection of children’s food. We suggest that if a child is under two years old you arrange for the parents to bring something suitable for them. If they are aged between two and ten, we charge £25 for a three course meal. Guests aged eleven or over are charged at the full adult package price. Orange juice and mineral water will be available throughout.
Q. Should we provide our contractors with a meal?
A. We recommend that you provide any of your contractors with a meal if they will be spending more than five hours at your wedding. We have two options available; we can provide either a hot meal or a packed lunch. It is a good idea to let your contractors know what to expect,
Q. Do you have a cake stand and knife?
A. Yes. Please speak to the Events Team about the cake stand and knife when discussing your menu.
Q. Is there a car park?
A. There is a large car park providing ample spaces for guests. Cars may be left overnight, at the owner’s risk, for collection the next morning by 10.00 am. Coaches can drop off and collect guests; please confirm the drop off and collection points with the Events Team.
Q. Is there heating in the property?
A. We have ample heating at the property with out newly installed Biomass Woodchip Boiler and ample hot water. We also have large open fires in the Drawing Room and the dining room.
Q. Does Lemore Manor have Disabled Access?
A. Yes, we have a portable wheelchair ramp, a disabled ground floor toilet and lift access to all floors including the Lower Ground Floor for the Games room, Movie Room and Pool Table Room.
Q. Where can guests leave gifts and coats?
A. Gifts and coats are best taken into the Study on the ground floor and this is usually organised by the ushers.
Q. Is there access to the front of the house for a wedding car?
A. Yes, with great photo opportunities.
Q. What photographic locations are available?
A. Many! 11 acres of open gardens, the bandstand, a small stone bridge, secluded garden, meadows etc, etc.
Q. How many guests can be seated for the civil ceremony?
A. Outside, we can seat 200 guests at the Bandstand or 150 guests in front of the property at the front steps. The new Coach House Ceremony Hall can seat 120 guests.
Q. Music during the ceremony?
A. You can book musicians and singers to play during your ceremony. There is a power socket at the bandstand, to allow you to play pre-recorded music through a mini sound system of your choice. We can recommend a local supplier for PA and sound equipment if preferred.
Q. Can we choose a location for our ceremony?
A. Yes, we have 3 different locations available to you at Lemore Manor, depending on the numbers of guests.
Q. What happens if the weather is unfortunate?
A. We recommend our beautiful new Coach House Ceremony Hall, which is accessed by the new glass atrium link.
Q. What type of chairs are provided for the ceremony?
A. We provide our own natural looking wooden chairs, which you are welcome to decorate if you wish. Alternatively, we can provide quotations for different chairs/benches if required.
Q. Is confetti allowed?
A. Natural or organic confetti ie. dried flower petals are permitted.
Q. Are tables and chairs/table linens and crockery included in the menu prices?
A. Yes, all furniture and table ware is included.
Q. Are chinese lanterns allowed?
A. Unfortunately not because of the harm they can cause to livestock.
Q. Are fireworks allowed?
A. Out of consideration for livestock, professional fireworks are permitted on 5th November and 31st December only.