Kelmarsh, Northampton,
Northants NN6 9LY

Kelmarsh, Northampton,
Northants NN6 9LY

Kelmarsh Hall


Kelmarsh Garden


Kelmarsh Tea Room

Tea Rooms:

Venue Hire

Venue Hire at Kelmarsh Hall & Gardens

Kelmarsh Hall is a Grade I listed building,  surrounded by beautiful gardens and acres of parkland, making us the perfect venue to hold an event to remember. The historic setting provides a unique backdrop for any occasion, large or small. Guests are encouraged to use our expansive gardens, which include a tree-lined terrace, flower gardens and a unique triangular walled kitchen garden.

From product launches, seminars, photo shoots and filming to team-building days and dinner-dances, Kelmarsh offers few restrictions and a blank canvas for you to plan your event. Our experienced team can offer bespoke packages to cater for individual requirements.

Kelmarsh has an exclusive use policy and should you wish, our team can arrange any combination of facilities detailed on these pages.

The Principal Rooms

The Great Hall:

The Great Hall is the centrepiece of the house and is the first room to be entered through the front door. With its Italian pink walls and fine 18th century ceiling it makes the perfect reception area for greeting your guests and on cooler days, the open fire is lit.


Width - 29’ 6’’ (8.85 metres)
Length - 28’ (8.40 metres)
Height to bottom of Chandelier - 10’ (3 metres)
Perfect for….drinks receptions, registration,
tea and coffee on arrival

The Saloon:

Beyond the Great Hall is the Saloon, another 18th century room with fine plasterwork and polished oak floorboards. This room overlooks the ornamental lake with views stretching beyond the water across the open countryside.


Theatre-style – 100 guests
Round tables - 70 guests
Cabaret-style – 56 guests


Width - 24’ (7.20 metres)
Length - 37’ 4’’ (11.20 metres)
Height to bottom of Chandelier - 8’ 8’’ (2.65 metres)

Perfect for….lunches, seminars and conferences

The Ballroom:

The Ballroom, which has views overlooking the west terrace, has recently been renovated for entertainment and entertaining. Any combination of table and chairs can be accommodated in the Ballroom.


One large table – 40 guests
Theatre-style – 120 guests
Round tables – 100 guests
Cabaret-style – 80 guests


Width - 25’ 5’’ (7.60 metres)
Length - 37’ 4’’ (11.20 metres)
Perfect for….lectures, seminars, dinners and dances

Old Servants’ Hall:

The newly renovated Old Servants’ Hall provides a smaller seminar room for up to 30 delegates or an intimate bar area for entertaining.

Perfect for….small seminars and meetings

Breakout rooms are available and our Limeshed and Education Centre can be used for smaller, more informal meetings.

Gardens and Parkland

The grounds of Kelmarsh offer opportunities for larger-scale outdoor events and marquee events.

Beyond the lake, with a breathtaking view of the house, there are 110 acres of flat, well drained park land with good access plus parking for up to 14,000 cars – the perfect location for a company day or large marquee event.

There are two marquee sites:

  • Site 1 to the front of the house accommodates up to 500 guests for dinner
  • Site 2 beyond the lake accommodates any number above 350 guests

There is also a suitable site for helicopter and light aircraft landing.

For something very different, the woods and surrounding countryside provide facilities for outdoor pursuits and off road driving.

Perfect for... multi activity packages - Driver days, fairs, festivals, It’s a Knockout, archery, clay pigeon shooting, sheep dog handling, quad bike trails, laser clay shooting, micro tanks, falconry, human table football, reverse steering driving and much, much more.

Functions and Events

Equipment Available

Screens, LCD projector, OHP, flip charts, slide projector (additional equipment can be hired in at cost)

Previous Corporate Clients

Some of the organisations we have worked with in the past include HSBC, Mercedes-Benz, Levi, Avon, Northampton General Hospital, Barclaycard, Biersdorf Nivea, Alpro, Bentley, Next, RNIB, Marie Curie, Baxters Healthcare, Jaguar, Rolls Royce, Landrover, Bonhams, Briggs and Forester, GSS Architects, Hewitsons, Carter-Jonas, Harris and Clarke, Deane and Amos and Grant Thornton.

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