Based in the heart of the historic town of Southwell, Nottinghamshire. The Old Vicarage Boutique Hotel is the perfect venue for a classy, intimate wedding. Read on to find out why.

The Old Vicarage Boutique Hotel is set in the heart of the historic town of Southwell, Nottinghamshire. This exclusive and intimate wedding venue is perfect for the couple who favours quality over quantity. We have a close relationship with The Vicarage and can vouch for its immaculate quality of service.

The staff are lovely and warm and know everything about your wedding. They will keep you on track to have the wedding experience you imagined. Not only that but the venue itself is unlike many others. It is not designed for big events but for close-knit families and friends that really value one another’s company. Because of these things and many more, every wedding here is emotional, heartfelt, and unique.

Where is The Old Vicarage?

The Old Vicarage Boutique is located in the heart of Southwell on the road of Westgate, down the road from the Southwell Minster. Southwell is 137 miles from London and easily accessible from trains to Newark Northgate station. Southwell is 10 miles away from Newark and 21 miles away from Nottingham. The address for The Old Vicarage Boutique Hotel is: The Old Vicarage Boutique Hotel, Westhorpe, Southwell, Nottinghamshire, NG25 0NB

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Photography from www.vicarageboutiquehotel.co.uk and taken by Matt Horan Photography

How to find The Old Vicarage Boutique Hotel

Finding The Old Vicarage From Nottingham (Nottingham Road)

If you are coming from Nottingham to Southwell you will likely find yourself driving on Nottingham Road. If you are on Nottingham Road you will have come through the village of Thurgaton. Not long after you will have passed the Nottingham Trent University campus of Brackenhurst on your right. Once you have passed Brackenhurst carry on until you find yourself in Southwell.

Follow Nottingham Road past The Minster School and Southwell Leisure Centre until you reach a T-junction onto the B6386 (Westgate). Turn left here and carry on this road for half a mile until you see the walled entrance to The Old Vicarage Boutique Wedding Venue on your right.

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Finding The Old Vicarage From Nottingham (Oxton Road)

If you are trying to find Norwood Park and have come through the village of Oxton follow these simple instructions. Carry on down Oxton Road (B6386) into Southwell and past Allenby road on your left. The walled entrance to The Old Vicarage Boutique Wedding Venue will be on your left shortly after.

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Finding The Old Vicarage from Newark

If you are trying to find Norwood Park and have come from Newark you will have come through Upton and will now be on Upton Road and heading into Southwell. Once in Southwell you will find a BP garage on your left. Pass by this and continue on the road as it turns right, around The Old Coach House and onto Church Street.

Once on Church Street carry on past all the tempting pubs on your right and by the magnificent Minster Cathedral on your left. Eventually, you will find yourself facing the Saracen’s Head Inn at a small roundabout, turn left and continue on Westgate road. The Old Vicarage Boutique Hotel will be on your right in just over half a mile.

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How many guests can I invite?


The Old Vicarage Boutique Hotel offers intimate ceremonies for 50 guests. This number can then be increased in the evening to 80. Do you still need more guests or family at your wedding? Don’t worry. The Old Vicarage will accommodate an additional 10 guests at your ceremony and wedding breakfast at a cost of £75 per person.

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Photography from www.vicarageboutiquehotel.co.uk and taken by Matt Horan Photography


What’s the history of the Old Vicarage?

Once a Vicarage to the local Holy Trinity Church from 1847-1946, the building was sold to Nottingham County Council to become a home for old people. This was unfortunately closed in 1999. After six years in disrepair, the Old Vicarage was saved by Suzanne Fitzpatrick in 2005. Suzanne refurbished The Vicarage into the Boutique Hotel wedding venue that it is today

Where can my guests stay the night?


There are 8 stunning bedrooms available. One is of course for the Bride and Groom. The other 7 rooms can hold an additional 14 guests in total. There are a number of places guests can stay overnight in Southwell. Such as The Saracen’s Head, Southwell Retreat Glamping Pods and many more privately hosted rooms on Airbnb and booking.com.

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The light in the main bedroom is just beautiful

Will we have the place to ourselves?

The Vicarage promises exclusivity of the entire venue from the day before your wedding to ensure your comfort and privacy. Don’t require exclusivity? Then the bride may check-in at 12.30 pm on the day of your wedding and the guests at 3 pm.

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Exclusivity is always promised at The Old Vicarage Boutique Hotel

What is the food like?

The Vicarage offers 2 set menus to choose from. These are £75 per head with the addition of a choice of 4 canapés at £10.95 per head. Overnight guests will also be given a breakfast of their choice the morning after the wedding. From personal experience at the Vicarage, we can confirm that the food is delicious!

What are the rooms like at The Vicarage Boutique Hotel?

The rooms at the Vicarage are luxuriously decorated to extremely high standards. Each offers a stylish mix of vintage and contemporary decor. There are 8 rooms to choose from in total. They include the bridal suite, which starts at a price of £155 for the night. All rooms contain an en-suite, a free view flat-screen television, telephones, hairdryers, an iron and high-speed Wi-Fi. You can find more images of their rooms by clicking the link: Bedrooms – The Old Vicarage Boutique Hotel

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Where will the wedding ceremony be?

There are two locations at the Vicarage where one can tie the knot. Choose to have your ceremony inside the hotel. Surrounded by 3 gorgeous chandeliers and in front of the stunning victorian windows. Or, if the weather is right. You can have your ceremony in the garden, under the Bandstand for an extra cost of £200. If you would prefer a traditional religious ceremony, the stunning Southwell Minster is only a few minutes down the road. You can find out more about where to get married at the Vicarage on their website: Weddings – The Old Vicarage Boutique Hotel.

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Dress supplied by Frances Day Bridal. for this photoshoot at Weddings – The Old Vicarage Boutique Hotel

How will The Old Vicarage Boutique Hotel plan your wedding day?

The hotel offers 3 wedding planners to help coordinate your big day. They offer expert advice on wedding planning as well as providing access to their most trusted suppliers. If you have no idea about where to start, you can guarantee that you’re in safe hands with the Old Vicarage.

Are you interested in getting married at The Old Vicarage Boutique Hotel?

If you are interested in getting married at The Old Vicarage then do be sure to head over to their website and organise a visit. We guarantee that you will be blown away!

If you have already booked here or another similar venue and would like to speak to us about our packages and how we may assist you with your wedding then please head over to our contact page.

Watch Cat & Adam’s Wedding video, from over 2 years ago now!