Functions & Events

We can provide whatever catering you need for your function or event, everything from a drinks reception to a formal banquet or perhaps an Afternoon Tea with friends and family. Tell us what you need and we can discuss options and menus.

Private and Exclusive Afternoon Tea

Home from home – with no washing up!

Afternoon Tea

Great for an elegant celebration with family or friends,
or perhaps a quiet gathering for refreshments after a funeral.

Minimum booking of £175 includes:
Afternoon Tea for 10 people
Selection of sandwiches
Homemade scones, jam and clotted cream
Selection of homemade cakes
Unlimited tea

Exclusive use for 3 hours of the beautiful Edgecombe Room,
looking out onto the Terrace and Formal Garden.

Room for Afternoon Tea

(Extra guests £15 per head, to a maximum of 25)

Contact Angie Ball, Manager, on 01252 614323
or click here to contact us via e-mail

Details coming soon

Edgecombe Room Function

The Edgecombe Room

Faces south and sunshine streams into the room through the large bay window (though blackout blinds have been fitted). A drawing room of Victorian splendour and character with beautiful wooden carved panelling, chandelier, side lights and a wood burning stove. There is direct access to the Terrace.

30 Banquet Style
34 Café Style
40 Standing

This room is used for both formal events and also very popular for more relaxed occasions. Ideal for meals, sitting more informally after dinner or just enjoying the fire.

Morning Room Meeting

The Morning Room

Has a gold, green and blue theme, together with Victorian wooden panelling. Excellent natural light as well as chandeliers and wall lighting.

28 Banquet style
30 Café style
36 Standing

A very popular room of character for meals and larger events.

BR Function (2)

The Boardroom

Traditional decor with a modern touch. Easy access to the terrace.

16 Dining table style
20 Standing

Ideal for smaller family gatherings or celebration meals.

Reception Function

Reception Hall

The outside portico leads through the vestibules into the grand reception hall. Striking oak floor with original Victorian tile inlays, grand fireplace, and dramatic canter-levered staircase. Adjacent servery and toilets.

24 Banquet style
26 Café style
40 Standing

Well suited for a receiving line or a drinks reception before moving on to a meal in one of the other rooms.


Stockton House Hall

Our largest Hall. Plenty of natural light and an abundance of concealed lighting if required. Decorated in stylish neutral colours. Fully equipped servery for serving drinks and meals.

100 Banquet style
100 Café style
200 Standing

Ideal for banquets, receptions or celebrations for larger groups.

Terrace for Functions

The Terrace

The open air terrace is mainly accessed from the beautiful Edgecombe Room and runs the length of Stockton House. The terrace overlooks the Italianate garden and then onto the vistas of the extended grounds which have many 150 year old Wellingtonia, Cedar and Oak trees. Atmospheric lighting is available for evening events.

100 Standing

An ideal venue for a drinks reception or barbeque.

Formal Garden (function)

The Formal Garden

Italianate style. Superb private “outdoor room” with lawned central square surrounded by gravel paths, herbaceous borders, and beech hedging. Benches, tables and chairs for your use. Can be lit up on a summer’s evening to make an event very special.

100 Café style
200 Standing

This area is ideal for tea parties or perhaps a barbeque.