Lilleshall National Sports Centre

Contact Details

Name: Lilleshall National Sports Centre

Address: Lilleshall, Nr Newport, Shropshire, TF10 9AT

Postcode: TF10 9AT (Get Directions)

Tel: Nichola Bowen 01952 603003

Email: enquiries.lilleshall@serco.com

Website: www.lilleshallnsc.co.uk

Lilleshall National Sports Centre

Overview

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Built in 1831, Lilleshall Hall is the former home and hunting lodge of the Duke of Sutherland and stands in extensive, beautiful grounds overlooking the stunning Capability Brown inspired gardens; an ideal backdrop for those ever cherished photographs.

By working with a range of partners we can create your unique wedding with a choice of:

  • Locations for Indoor and Outdoor Ceremonies
  • Marquees
  • Tipis
  • Garden Games
  • Full Theming
  • Chair Covers and Table Dressing
  • Dressing of the walls in Ford Hall
  • Indian/Asian Catering

Lilleshall is fully licensed as a venue for civil wedding ceremonies and partnerships. We provide a unique setting within stunning Shropshire Countryside.

We also work with Celebrants who are able to perform marriage blessings within the 330 acres of beautiful grounds. With a variety of locations to choose from, you can be sure to find a perfect spot to celebrate your marriage if you require an outdoor celebration.

We understand that every wedding is unique and as such we are always happy to tailor your special day meet your individual requirements and can make recommendations based on your budget.

Our tailored packages are based on a minimum spend but we also offer a selection of lower cost pre-built packages throughout the year:

  • Our Winter Wedding Package is available from 1st November to 31st March
  • The Civil Ceremony Package is for those just requiring a venue for a Civil Ceremony
  • The Why Wait Package is for Weddings within 6 months of enquiry
  • Intimate Wedding Package for 20 people or fewer
  • Reduced prices are also available on midweek and Sunday weddings.

Our Wedding Breakfast Menus start at just £25.00 per head and include artisan bread rolls with churned butter, a choice of starter, main course and dessert, followed by fair trade coffee with petit fours.  Alternatively, you can design your own menu using our selector. We also offer special catering for vegetarians, children and those guests with special dietary requirements.  We have a range of locations in which you can hold your wedding breakfast, dependent on your preferences and guest numbers.

You and your guests can book bedrooms on site in one of our accommodation buildings.

We are a member of Shropshire Tourism and have been accredited under the ‘Visit England’ scheme as a 4 star Campus style venue.   We have 128 bedrooms available for guests to stay, all en-suite and with TVs and complimentary tea and coffee making facilities. The price of the room includes full breakfast in our self-service dining room and use of the fitness gym.

Lilleshall offers a complimentary room for the Bride and Groom on the night of your wedding. The room is upgraded to include fresh flowers and a bottle of fizz.

Asian Weddings

Lilleshall's modern facilities set in beautiful surroundings makes this an ideal English venue to unite ancient Asian traditions.   By bringing together two very different cultures we carefully blend the refined elegance of a truly English setting with the colourful splendour of a traditional Asian ceremony.  We work with two specialist caterers to provide your exact food requirements, Itihaas and Five Rivers.

To fully appreciate the surroundings at Lilleshall, we extend an invitation for you to meet the people who will work towards making your day a success.  Why not join us at our next Wedding Fair on Sunday 4th October.  Enjoy a glass of bubbly and canapes on arrival, see Chapters and the Duke of Sutherland dressed for a civil ceremony and wedding breakfast and visit the range of exhibitors who will be showcasing everything you need for your big day.  11am – 3.30pm, free entry.

Civil Ceremonies

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Civil Ceremonies Licence

Brochure

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Gallery

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Capacity

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Room Formal Capacity Informal Capacity
Chapters Restaurant 60 80
Duke of Sutherland Room 54 80
Ford Hall 250 360
Marquee 1000 1000

Special Offers

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2015 Wedding Packages at Lilleshall

Why Wait Package - £3,500

The Why Wait late availability wedding package is available for weddings that take place within a six month window from the date the booking is made.  The price is based on 50 daytime guests and 100 evening guests.

This all inclusive package includes:

  • Use of The Duke of Sutherland Room for your civil ceremony
  • Use of stone terrace for photographs and reception drink
  • Red Carpet Arrival
  • Wedding Coordinator
  • Glass of Prosecco following the ceremony
  • 3 canapés per person
  • 3 course set wedding breakfast menu
  • 2 glasses of house wine per person with the meal
  • A glass of Prosecco to toast 
  • White table linen
  • Use of cake stand and Knife
  • Complimentary accommodation for Bride & Groom on evening of the wedding
  • Bacon Roll evening buffet menu 

Not available on prime calendar dates and bank holidays.

Winter Wedding Package - £4,000

The Winter Wedding package is available for weddings that take place between 1st Nov 2015 – 31st March 2016.  The price is based on 50 daytime guests and 100 evening guests. 

This all inclusive package includes:

  • Use of The Duke of Sutherland Room for your civil ceremony
  • Use of stone terrace for photographs and reception drink
  • Red Carpet Arrival
  • Wedding Coordinator
  • Glass of mulled wine following the ceremony
  • 3 canapés per person
  • 3 course set wedding breakfast menu
  • 2 glasses of house wine per person with the meal
  • A glass of Bellini to toast 
  • White table linen
  • Use of cake stand and Knife
  • Complimentary accommodation for Bride & Groom on evening of the wedding
  • Bacon Roll evening buffet menu 

Not available on prime calendar dates and bank holidays.

Intimate Wedding Package - £1,250

The Intimate wedding package is available for weddings that take place on a Monday – Thursday with 20 people or fewer.   

This all inclusive package includes:

  • Civil ceremony room hire
  • Wedding breakfast room hire
  • Use of stone terrace for photographs and reception drink
  • Red Carpet Arrival
  • Wedding Coordinator
  • Glass of Prosecco following ceremony
  • 3 canapés per person
  • 3 course set wedding breakfast menu
  • 2 glasses of house wine per person with the meal
  • A glass of Prosecco to toast 
  • White table linen
  • Use of cake stand and Knife
  • Complimentary accommodation for Bride & Groom on evening of the wedding
  • Centrepiece

Not available on prime calendar dates and bank holidays.

Celebrate the festive Christmas season with your friends and colleagues in the beautiful surroundings of Lilleshall Hall. With a choice of White Christmas themed Christmas Party nights, Murder Mystery, Christmas Lunches and Private Events from just £21.95 per person across a selection of dates throughout November and December, there is sure to be an experience to suit your tastes.

Lilleshall National Sports & Conferencing Centre offers you the opportunity to dine in elegance in Chapters, let your hair down at one of the White Christmas themed party nights or play detective in the Mystery of Jacob Harley, the Victorian themed comedy murder mystery event.

With special accommodation rates also available, why not stay the night, enjoy a hearty breakfast the next morning, then perhaps blow the cobwebs away with a walk in the beautiful English Heritage Grade II listed grounds of the former home of the Duke of Sutherland, try out the orienteering course or make use of the onsite sports facilities including the state of the art 20 station fitness suite. Special accommodation rates are available for those attending a Christmas event at Lilleshall - £51.00 for a Single Room or £74.00 for a Twin or Double Room.

Book before the 31st of August and receive a free bottle of prosecco with every 6 people booked.