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In The Spotlight: Milsoms Kesgrave Hall, Suffolk

09 Jun 2022

A spectacular Georgian mansion awaits you at Milsoms Kesgrave Hall in Ipswich, Suffolk

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What makes your venue stand out?

A magnificent Georgian mansion nestled in 40 acres of impressive parklands is the ultimate elegant environment to create your very own wedding wonderland. The Hangar at Milsoms Kesgrave Hall in Ipswich is a truly spectacular and stylish setting for your day. With elegant silk décor draped along each wall accented with state-of-the-art lighting, it won’t take you long to understand why so many people have fallen in love with this magical atmosphere.

Do you conduct civil ceremonies?

We hold two wedding licences here at Milsoms Kesgrave Hall, one in the main house and one in our dedicated wedding venue.

What is your availability?

We only have a handful of Friday dates available for this year, but we do have availability in 2023/2024. Please do contact us to arrange a date or simply to run a few questions by our team.

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Image: Sarah Legge Photography

Prices start from:

Every wedding at Milsoms Kesgrave Hall is totally bespoke, we do not offer any wedding packages here. Instead, you have the hire charge and add exactly the food and drink you require on top of this. The price of the menu really does depend on the food you select. For example, three courses start from £45pp, a buffet starts from £25pp and we offer street food style options starting from £19pp. The Hangar hire charge starts from £1,500.

What is the best spot for photographs?

The surrounding Suffolk landscape provides an incredible backdrop, with vast blue skies, sweeping lawns and stunning sunsets – perfect for capturing your treasured memories.

Who helps customers to conduct their wedding planning?

Whatever your wedding requirements may be, we aim higher. With over 60 years’ experience in wedding planning, we love nothing more than creating the ideal setting for love to flourish. We pride ourselves in providing an exceptional service, from the minute you pick up the phone to enquire, to the moment you leave at the end of your stay.

Do you offer in-house catering?

It really is all about the food with Milsom Hotels & Restaurants. With great ingredients, imaginative menus and over 60 years of expertise in catering for fabulous events, our chefs can create incredible options for your wedding based on all kinds of menu tastes and styles. We will work closely with you to put together the right wedding menu, ensuring your guests will thoroughly enjoy the food, drink and service we are proud to provide.

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Customer testimonial:

“Thank you so much to you and your team for making our wedding day perfect. We had the best day and we just wish we could do it all again. Thank you for everything you have done and for always being so prompt with replying to any queries or questions that we had. The day went so smoothly and thank you for all your kind words and advice throughout the day.

"We would also like to take this opportunity to say thank you to The Hangar managers who were just amazing. You all make a fantastic team and gave us the day we had always dreamed of. Finally, thank you to all the catering team. We have had so many compliments about the food and drink, it was delicious. The hog roast was a big hit." – Mr & Mrs S

Capacity i.e. max guest numbers for ceremony and/or reception:

The Hangar can hold between 60-200 guests for a wedding breakfast, and up to 300 guests for your evening party. Alternatively, if you are looking for a more intimate space, The Mess located in the main hall is licensed for civil ceremonies up to 30 guests. 

Milsoms Kesgrave Hall
Address: Hall Road, Kesgrave, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP5 2PU
Tel: 01473 333741
Email: reception@kesgravehall.com
Website: milsomweddings.com/wedding-venues/kesgrave-hall-in-suffolk/

For more wedding venue inspiration, the 2022 edition of Norfolk & Suffolk Bride magazine is FREE to read online now

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