Borough Arms Hotel
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For a complete guide to weddings at The Borough Arms, please contact us for a brochure, or call to discuss your requirements. For your guidance, we include extracts from our brochure in this section.

Why Choose The Borough Arms Hotel for your Wedding?

With a warm and friendly atmosphere, we are known for our efficient organization of all manner of events and celebrations. We enjoy a wedding just as much as our guests and are delighted to offer facilities for both Wedding Receptions and Civil Marriage Ceremonies.

Catering for parties from 10 to 120 guests, we can provide you with everything you need to make your most memorable day your most enjoyable, too.

There's no need for your wedding planning to be a stressful occasion, as you can call upon the services of our skilled staff who will help, advise and take care of your every need.

Flexibility is our forte, it's your day and we endeavour to meet your every request to make it special for you.

Know how much you'll spend

Complete wedding packages are available at the Borough Arms Hotel, with choice of dining arrangements, floral displays and inclusive accommodation for the newlyweds. Please see our online wedding brochure or contact us for full details.

Inclusive Extras (Applicable only when day & evening Reception booked)

Function room hire charges day and evening (minimum 50 guests applies to evening only)
Changing room facilities
Floral decoration for the top table & choice of colour napkins
Printed Table plan.
Use of the silver cake stand and cake knife
Red carpet on arrival
Special overnight accommodation rates for your guests
10% discount Sunday to Thursday weddings – Food only (excluding December)
Complimentary Suite for the Bride & Groom inclusive of Breakfast (Subject to any drinks package being booked)

Drinks Packages

We have put together 3 highly popular Drinks packages designed to assist you in compiling an accurate and precise budget for your Wedding Reception.

Bronze - £9.95 per guest

A glass of Bucks Fizz or non-alcoholic punch on arrival
A glass of Red or White House Wine with the meal
A glass of Sparkling Wine for the Toast

Silver - £10.95 per guest

A glass of Mulled Wine or non-alcoholic punch on arrival
A glass of Red or White House Wine with the meal
A glass of Sparkling Wine for the Toast

Gold - £13.95 per guest

A glass of Kir or non-alcoholic punch on arrival
Two glasses of Red or White House Wine with the meal
A glass of Champagne for the toast

The only extra cost is your choice of menu and drinks package.

Holding your Civil Ceremony/Partnership at The Borough Arms Hotel

We are fully licensed to hold civil ceremonies, with the Registrar and Superintendent Registrar of Newcastle under Lyme performing your marriage ceremony at the hotel. A Civil Ceremony/Partnership is both convenient and offers the chance to add personal touches to your wedding.

Perhaps a favourite poem or song, a harpist or pianist playing as you walk down the aisle...

Plus decorations that you choose for the ceremonial room - you may choose a floral arch, rose petals scattered on the red carpeted aisle, topiary trees blooming with white lilies and cascading with ivy, balloon art or floral posies. The choice is endless - whatever your wishes, we'll try our best to bring them to life.

Room Hire Charge for The Baker Room which will accommodate 35 guests theatre style is £115.00 The King Room which will accommodate 90 guests theatre style is £185.00.

After your ceremony in the hotel, or when you arrive from your ceremony/partnership elsewhere, we pride ourselves on our ability to organize a reception that you will remember with pleasure for many years.

Cars, Flowers and Photography

With our extensive experience of wedding service providers in the area, we can help you make a wise choice of suppliers - so important on this important, unrepeatable day.


A wide range of suggested menus and wine list is available to suit all budgets, whether you wish to choose a formal wedding breakfast, or a buffet. vegetarian meals and special dietary requirements present no difficulty and you may choose to have the party served in one of our function rooms or in the elegant Ostler Restaurant.

Bar Service

Private bar facilities are available until 12.30 am, either as a cash bar or with drinks charged to the wedding account. A Bar charge of £75.00 is levied irrespective of the number of people attending.


Whatever your ideas, we can help to achieve the theme and colour scheme you wild like.

Table planning

We will work with you to arrange the room layout to suit you, providing menu cards and laying out your place cards, according to your wishes.

The Cake

A silver cake stand and knife are available and we can arrange to supply your cake, or if you prefer, you may arrange the cake yourself and have it delivered to the hotel ready for display.


We can provide a disco until 12:30 am at a charge of £235.00

Car Parking

In addition to the hotel's 40 parking places, the neighbouring public car park offers a further 200 spaces.


The Borough Arms Hotel is a "children-friendly" establishment, where junior guest from 4 to 11 years are charged just 50% of banqueting menu prices and under 4's eat free.

Booking your Wedding Reception

We strongly advise you to ring and make an appointment with our Wedding Co-Ordinator or the duty Manager to discuss any details, check availability and view our facilities. Provisional reservations are held for a period of 7 days, pending formal confirmation by means of a non-refundable deposit of £250.00. Final settlement of the account is due 14 days prior to your reception.

Staying over at The Borough Arms Hotel

Many of our wedding parties find they have relatives and friends travelling from all corners of the country who may require overnight accommodation. As part of your wedding package we offer reduced overnight accommodation rates for your guests.

Single Room with en-suite facilities - £49.00
Double Room with en-suite facilities - £60.00
Family Room with en-suite facilities - prices on request
All rates are inclusive of full English breakfast and VAT, per room per night.

*Please note rates are subject to change without prior notice.

We can also supply a letter for you to enclose with your wedding invitations enabling your guests to book their accommodation direct with the hotel, giving you one less task to worry about.

If you are taking advantage of one of our Wedding Drinks Package’s, then accommodation on your wedding night as Bride and Groom is complimentary, as is full English breakfast the following morning (see Drinks Package for details).



Borough Arms Hotel
Borough Arms Hotel
Borough Arms Hotel