The Vale Golf & Country Club



Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What period does the venue hire cover?

A. Our venue hire covers from Midday until Midnight on the day of the wedding.

Q. What is included in the venue hire price?

A. The venue hire price includes any tables and chairs, white linens, tableware and glassware, use of our golf buggy for transportation around the site, use of an easel for your table plan, and use of a cake stand and knife. 

Q. What is the maximum number for dining in the Sir William Lyons Suite?

A. We can seat up to 120 guests, set up with 12 round tables with up to 10 people on each. Alternatively, you can have a top table seating a maximum of 10, with 10 round tables, each seating a maximum of 10.

Q. Is the venue wheelchair accessible?

A. Yes, our middle floor is one level, with wide entry doors to The Vale Suite and Vale Bar. There is a disabled bathroom on this level also. We have a lift to the main function room (Sir William Lyons Suite) as well. Also, one of our cabins has wet room facilities/walk-in shower. (Please specify if you or any of your guests require this cabin).

Q. Are we allowed fireworks, sparklers, or Chinese lanterns?

A. Fireworks are allowed, but we only work with our preferred supplier G-force Fireworks. Unfortunately, we do not allow the use of sparklers or Chinese lanterns. 

Q. Can we put decorations up?

A. Yes, you are welcome to decorate the room and we can discuss this with you at your wedding meeting. 

Q. Can we use candles?

A. Unfortunately, we do not permit the use of real candles on the premises. 

Q. Can we put up a marquee?

A. Unfortunately, marquees are not allowed on our site as they would damage the course. 

Q. Is confetti allowed?

A. If you wish to use confetti please ensure that this is biodegradable and that use of this is restricted to outside the main front entrance of the building only. 

Q. Can we supply our own drinks?

A. We do accept corkage, please note that there are specific prices for this depending on the type of alcohol you are wanting to consume. 

Q. Can we request specific drinks?

A. Absolutely, please speak to our Wedding Team or Banqueting Manager about this. 

Q. What time is check-in and check-out for accommodation?

A. Check-in is from 3 pm, and check-out the following morning is at 11 am. We cannot facilitate an early check-in or late checkout, you will need to book cabins for the night before the wedding if you require an early check-in. 

Q. Is there free parking on site?

A. Yes, parking is free for all guests in our main and overflow car parks. We have multiple disabled parking nearest the clubhouse and an additional disabled parking space near cabin 8. 

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Should you wish to contact us directly, please call our friendly team on 01386 462781 or email

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