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Rufford Mill, Rufford Abbey Country Park

Rufford Lane, Ollerton, Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire

About Rufford Mill, Rufford Abbey Country Park wedding venue

Located in Nottinghamshire, Rufford Abbey is a beautiful country park, during all seasons. The 12th century ruins, parkland, woods, formal gardens and lake offer tremendous photographic opportunities. Within the park lies Rufford Mill, which was once a corn mill for the Rufford Abbey estate.

The Talbot Suite

A beautiful canvas for any wedding or civil ceremony. Located on the first floor of Rufford Mill, the venue will accommodate up to 80 day guests seated banquet style and 150 guest seated theatre syle. The maximum capacity for the evening is 150 guests.

The Markham Suite

An additional function room on the ground floor of Rufford Mill offers you a secondary area where you and your guest can retreat to during the evening of your special day. The space will also allow you to accommodate an additional 100 guests. This room can be added on to your package!

The venue holds a civil ceremony licence meaning you can spend the whole of your special day in one, magnificent place, so you can relax and enjoy the day. We have tailored our wedding packages to cater for every budget and style, whilst still including everything needed to begin building each piece of your dream day. Choose from:

-Honour Package (£6,000) including everything you could imagine, available on Saturdays from April to September and on Bank Holidays. (discounted to £6,500 for Friday and Sunday)

-Afternoon Tea Package (£3,750) is a treat, for weddings on a Saturday from April - September (discounted to £3,500 for Friday and Sunday)

- Love Package (£3,500) Seven days a week from October - March.

To find out more about these packages please either request a brochure, contact us by phone/email or follow the link to our website. Please note that the pricing of the packages is intended as a guide and we are more than happy to discuss your specific requirements or even work with you to build your own package.

Our dedicated, award winning, wedding coordinators and hospitality team have a genuine interest in making your day the best it can possibly be, ensuring every detail is noted. We host weddings seven days a week but will ensure only one wedding a day, so that our attention and best interest, is solely on your special day. All food is freshly prepared within our kitchen by our talented chefs catering for all occasions whether it be a rustic, traditional carvery, afternoon tea or a spectacular five course meal.

We would be more than happy to hear about your plans or of any questions you may have, so please do not hesitate to contact us to book a viewing with one of our wedding coordinators.

All photography by John Price Photography


Rufford Mill, Rufford Abbey Country Park Features

Minimum guestsNo
Maximum guests150
Ceremony / ReceptionBoth
Bridal suiteNo
Licensed barYes
Late licensed barYes
Disco facilitiesNo
Asian wedding specialistsNo
External caterersNo
Venue type: Abbey, Historic Building, Mill, Woodland

Rufford Mill, Rufford Abbey Country Park Location

Rufford Mill, Rufford Abbey Country Park
Rufford Lane, Ollerton
NG22 9DG
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Directions to Rufford Mill, Rufford Abbey Country Park

Rufford Abbey is on the A614, 20 miles north of Nottingham, in the heart of Sherwood Forest, and the Rufford Lane is just north of the main park entrance. Rufford Mill is just before the ford.


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Thank you for the perfect day!

Thank you so much to Joanne and the team for making our day so special ! Nothing was too much from organising a tasting at the Saville restaurant to making sure our Lab Callie was well looked after . The Venue was beautiful and everyone raved about the food !...

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July 2019.
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Amazing & truly perfect from start to finish!

Our wedding at Rufford Abbey Mill was absolutely amazing and truly perfect from start to finish. Michelle and her team helped to make our ideas come to life in the most beautiful way; from the very first meeting we felt confident that this was the venue for us. We were...

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December 2018.
Wedding Guest


Fantastic wedding day!

We had a fantastic wedding day at the mill at Rufford. The day just flowed perfectly with no awkward gaps. The team running it were fantastic and nothing was too much trouble. Everybody commented how nice the food was and I would especially recommend the cake platters where there’s something...

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December 2018.
Wedding Guest


It was perfect!

Where do I start reviewing ge best day of our lives?! Rufford was utterly amazing! Lorraine and Joanne were absolutely fantastic from start to finish! I can’t thank them enough. Planning our wedding was a dream, the team couldn’t do enough to accommodate our every need. The venue was beautiful, the...

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December 2018.
Wedding Guest


The happiest husband and wife in the world!

To Michelle, Lorraine, Joanne and all the incredible staff at Rufford Mill. Where do we even start? How can we start to say thank you for the best day of our lives? We are both still on cloud 10 about what an incredible day we had. It was perfect from start to finish,...

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August 2018.

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