Combined with its very own Grade II listed water wheel, opulent surroundings and contemporary style, complimenting the charm and romance of the English countryside setting, The Priest House Hotel is the perfect setting to say ‘I Do’ with your loved ones.

Our range of reception rooms are ideal for both intimate day affairs and larger wedding parties. We welcome couples who wish to have their ceremony in an alternate venue or you can hold your civil ceremony in one of our stunning suites. As well as hosting the traditional wedding day, we also cater for other celebrations to mark the occasion, from canapés to evening receptions. Our dedicated wedding team are there to guide you along the way to create your perfect wedding day from the big elements right through to the little touches that can make the difference.

Please Contact Us for more information on our wedding packages and how we can tailor your day to be unforgettable.


With neutral decor in both ceremony rooms, you can be as decorative and imaginative as you would like with the suppliers and wedding team working alongside you to create the ceremony you have always wanted.
Ceremony – up to 100

For ceremonies of 20 or ceremonies of 100, the Garden Suite is a spectacular, bright and spacious room with original, beautiful exposed beams and fairy lights to add that extra sparkle to your ceremony.

Ceremony – up to 120

The Riverside Suite is a spectacular, spacious room with high beamed ceilings and a magnificent view of the River Trent, forming a unique backdrop for your wedding ceremony of up to 120 guests. With two different parts of the room to use for your ceremony, you can choose the back drop for you to say ‘I do’ in front of.


Set within over 100 acres of its own woodland, gardens and meadows and with breathtaking views of the rolling countryside or the River Trent in every direction, the gardens and grounds at The Priest House are something of a fairytale.

Watching the sunset over the river with the gardens lit up makes for a magical evening transformation. The Priest House is a truly magical setting to create memories that will last a lifetime.


We offer a broad selection of food and drinks packages to celebrate your wedding day – whether you are looking for a sit down meal, casual dining or an afternoon tea, we can create bespoke packages to suit your needs with our appetising menus.
Wedding Breakfast – up to 24

For smaller wedding celebrations, our Terrace Room seats up to 24 for a wedding breakfast with direct access to the outside Terrace area you will be able to appreciate the stunning views of the River Trent whilst celebrating your marriage with your nearest and dearest.

Wedding Breakfast – up to 60

Seating up to 60 guests, the Garden Suite is a relaxed atmosphere to hold your wedding breakfast with the opportunity to have your private bar open for all your guests. Our fabulous French doors give you exclusive access to our private patio and garden area to enjoy throughout the day from garden games and bouncy castles to drinks and canapés overlooking the Millstream.

Wedding Breakfast – up to 100

The Riverside is idyllic and extremely versatile, catering for all occasions and numbers. With its own private bar and breathtaking views, this beautiful suite is guaranteed to wow your guests with its unique character and charm whilst enjoying your wedding breakfast.


Enjoy the charm and romance of our unique, easy to find, and versatile English countryside setting. With stunning views and an attentive team, every attention to detail is catered for.

Evening – up to 150

The Garden Suite is ideal for both intimate receptions and larger wedding parties with the use of the Terrace Room for your photo booths, casino tables and food service. Alternatively if you would prefer a BBQ or Hog Roast, our patio is the perfect place for this to be served to your guests on a summers evening with seating and patio heaters. With the built in dance floor and fairy lights, the guests will be set to dance the night away!

Evening – up to 150

For wedding parties who would prefer all their guests in one room, The Riverside is an ideal location for your evening reception with food service and the bar included within the suite. The dance floor overlooking the river is guaranteed to be a beautiful location to enjoy your first dance as newlyweds. We offer a wide variety of evening menus for you to choose from, from antipastis to hog roasts.


In addition to being the perfect location to hold your Wedding Day celebrations, our Derbyshire based country house hotel is host to 42 individually designed bedrooms, and two private dwellings, complemented by a fine dining restaurant with an exquisite menu and the newly renovated Millstream Bar and Grill, where you can enjoy al fresco dining overlooking the River Trent in the Summer Months.

Spend your wedding night in one of our 3 beautiful honeymoon suites with beautiful views and two being in our turret, with the opportunity for the wedding party to stay the night before and get ready here.


Here at The Priest House, we hold a variety of open wedding events. Our open evenings and open days give you the opportunity to come and see the venue dressed as it would be for your wedding day and discuss your special day with our wedding team. Come and meet our recommended wedding suppliers at one of our Wedding Fair Supplier Days. These are the perfect start to the planning process whilst enjoying a leisurely strolling round our beautiful gardens.

Contact us for our next open event dates or visit our offers & events page for more information and dates in the calendar. If you cannot make these or would like a more personal appointment, these are available direct with our wedding team.

Please book in advance by contacting 01332810649 or Alternatively please fill in the enquiry form and somebody will respond to you as soon as possible.

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The Priest House by the River
Kings Mills
Castle Donington
DE74 2RR

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