Frequently Asked Questions
We know you’ve got a lot to organise, but we’re with you every step of the way and we like to make things simple and easy for you.
Here’s some of our frequently asked questions to help, but if you can think of anything else then please let us know.
How do I arrange a viewing?
You have a few options here. You can contact us via telephone or email, and you can find our contact details in the footer on our website. Or, simply click on the ‘Get in touch’ button at the top of our website.
How far in advance do I need to book?
It all depends on our availability, but the sooner you contact us the better. Give us a call, and we'll be happy to help.
Do you have disabled access and facilities?
Yes, we have disabled access to the house and also have a luxurious bedroom located on the ground floor.
How many guests can you have at the wedding breakfast?
You can have up to one hundred guests seated in the secret walled garden dining room for your wedding breakfast and evening party.
How do I confirm my booking?
After you’ve visited Stockton House, we will send you a proposal covering everything you discussed during your visit. Once you’re happy, you’ll then pay a deposit of £3000 for the venue hire and then your date is confirmed with us. Six months before your big day we will arrange 50% of your balance, then three months before we will arrange 75% of the balance with final guest numbers six weeks before your big day and the final balance payment (so you only pay for the guests that are attending).
Will I need to pay a deposit?
We kindly ask that you pay £3000 for the venue hire cost as a deposit to secure your wedding date.
Where can my guests park?
Don’t worry, we’ve created a discreet parking area for your guests for up to 30 cars.
Is there accommodation on-site?
You will have seven luxurious bedrooms within the house, which are available for you and your guests to use. Nearby we have the beautiful historic towns of Ironbridge, Shifnal and Bridgnorth all within three miles. Each have a great selection of guest houses and hotels. The town of Telford is just five miles away with large hotels just a short taxi ride away.
Can we bring our dogs to the wedding day?
Absolutely. Stockton House is a dog-friendly venue and we love having your four-legged friends around the house and sharing your special day.
When can we arrive and when do we leave?
You can stay at Stockton for as long as you like. Whether you decide to celebrate for a weekend or a week (longer if you wish!) it's completely your choice. At a minimum you can arrive the day before your wedding day to set everything up, stay the night of your wedding day and enjoy breakfast or brunch with us the next day. One things for sure, however long you stay you won't want to leave.
How many guests can come to the evening party?
You can have one hundred guests at Stockton House and we can create some delicious evening menus for you and your guests to enjoy. You can have your live evening entertainment in the secret walled garden dining room until 11pm and recorded music until midnight.
Can I bring my own food and drink?
We take care of all the food and drink catering here at Stockton House. You can create your own bespoke menu for your wedding breakfast. Just let us know if you’ve got a favourite drink and we’ll make sure it’s stocked behind the bar. The great thing about booking your day at Stockton is that we take care of everything for you.
Are there any minimum numbers for bookings or minimum spend?
There is do have a minimum number of 40 guests to your wedding day celebrations, but we don't have a minimum spend, you should be able to have the day that you want exactly how you’d like it.
What’s included in the costs?
When you book your wedding day at Stockton House you get the whole house and grounds, including seven luxurious bedrooms and breakfast the next day for all staying guests. You can come and set up the day before and we’ll help you with the finishing touches. The great thing about Stockton House is that you can stay as long as you wish, so if you’d like to add an extra night either before or after your wedding day just let us know. We don’t charge for things like holding the ceremony here, cutting the cake, chairs and tables - we make our pricing really simple and easy to understand. Just give us a call, or come a look around and we can draft a proposal together for you.
Where can I hold my wedding ceremony?
There’s so much choice when you book your wedding at Stockton House. You can get married at St Chad’s church down the lane. If you’d like a civil ceremony you could get married in our unique secret walled garden dining room, or if you would like an outdoor ceremony you could get married in our beautiful gardens next to the Victorian turning house.