Book your wedding at Nottinghamshire wedding venue, Basford Hall

The Babbington Suite is perfect for celebrating any special occasion; this Nottinghamshire wedding venue is a hidden gem is conveniently located just off J26 of the M1. Situated within its own grounds it has ample parking for all your guests. Numerous hotels are also easily accessible.

Your special day should be a magical occasion so whether you’d like to do the hard work yourselves or let us do all the work for you we can offer everything from complete packages, competitive catering to chair covers, table decorations and much more. We’re sure to have a package that suits every budget.

The Suite has a capacity of 250 persons is tastefully decorated, self contained and has a large well stocked bar with well presented uniformed staff on hand to cater for your needs.

Please take a moment to look through our gallery which will enable you to picture how your special day may look.

Wedding Gallery

Setting up for a wedding

For more information and to arrange a viewing please contact Jacqui Burton, Steward on 0115 9760567 or email

Your Wedding Check List

12 Months +

  • Arrange wedding with clergyman/registrar
  • Book Basford Hall & Caterers
  • Discuss optional evening entertainment and menus
  • Compile guest list with both families
  • Book honeymoon and make arrangements for first night
  • Choose bridesmaids, best man, ushers, page boys
  • Shop for dresses and accessories
  • Decide on men’s outfit and arrange hire (if necessary)
  • Book a photographer/video company
  • Book transport or liaise with friends/family
  • Order wedding cake
  • Order stationery
  • Make wedding gift list

6 Months

  • Visit clergyman/registrar again (banns, music, confetti, fees)
  • Post invitations
  • Record acceptances and refusals
  • Send out gift list
  • Reply immediately for presents received

3 Months

  • Finalise with Basford Hall drinks package, table plan, access and bar times
  • Finalise with caterer’s reception numbers & seating plan

1 Month

  • Check Wedding clothes
  • Hairdressing Practice
  • Practice wedding make-up
  • Try on dress, shoes, headwear etc.
  • Enjoy your Stag/Hen nights (recommended!)

1 Week

  • Full rehearsal of wedding (time journey to church)
  • Finalise honeymoon arrangements
  • Make final checks – Cakes, flowers, photographer, transport etc.