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The Renaissance at Kelham Hall

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Beautiful stately home on the bank of the River Trent, Nottinghamshire, nestled in 42 acres of parkland and gardens. The fantastic range of facilities can cater for events of all sizes. The Renaissance t Kelham Hall provides a stunning backdrop for any occasion. The Magnificent Victorian House remains an impressive landmark on the Trent Valley. Set within 42 acres of landscaped gardens and parkland, the hall is a fascinating example of Victorian decor, and the beautiful grounds are the ideal setting for superb photographs. 

They pride themselves on delivering a friendly, welcoming, and efficient service at Kelham Hall and the entire team focuses on making your day a memorable one. The highly trained and experienced staff will help to individually tailor your requirements in order to create your dream day. 

The functions rooms range in size from 50 guests all the way to 1000 in the spectacular dome. 

Where is The Renaissance at Kelham Hall located?

The Renaissance at Kelham Hall is located in the quaint town of Kelham, a small village near Newark, Nottinghamshire. Newark train station has direct trains to London and the Hall is based around 50 minutes from East Midlands Airport. 

What is the history of The Renaissance at Kelham Hall to the present day?

There have been three halls at Kelham over the centuries, all built by the Manners Sutton family, whose links with the area go back to the 12th century. The first Kelham Hall was built shortly after the end of the Civil War for Robert Sutton, 1st Lord Lexington. From 1903 Kelham Hall was used as a theological college for the Society of the Sacred Mission, an order of Anglican Monks. The Society trained missionaries here until 1974, except for during both World Wars, when the Hall was used by the military. 

The Monks added a west wing to the original Victorian building and built the domed chapel beside it. This is the second-largest concrete dome in England. Many of the Monks chose to be buried at Kelham and their graves can be seen in the Monk's Graveyard, beyond St Wilfrid's Church. The church dates back to the 14th century. 

In 1973 the Society sold Kelham Hall to the Newark and Sherwood District Council for its administrative headquarters. 

What is there to see and do at The Renaissance at Kelham Hall?

The Renaissance at Kelham Hall is set in 42 acre grounds, which are filled with woodlands trails and wildlife. The Hall is set on the bank of the River Trent which can also be explored. They are open 7 days a week for events and wedding show rounds, with plans for summer events and family days out. 

Top facilities

Disabled Access

Parking Available

Guided Tours

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Attended a conference here and the first impressions are of a building with unusual architecture. The dome in particular is a fine building with ecclesiastical undertones. There are beautiful grounds and I would quit happily spend a day here just taking everything in.

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Beautiful grounds. When we arrived the air ambulance was docked there. Lovely gardens. Thoroughly enjoyed the walk around. Access to hot and cold food indoors with great selection of cake. Very good prices too. Definitely return.

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What an absolutely stunning setting. Attended a meeting here and I must say was very impressed with the venue. Catering was very good.

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Had a wonderful day at Kelham Hall. Lovely grounds, staff very polite and friendly.

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Facilities & information

Summary

Gardens

Woodland walks

Free car parking (on site)

Facilities

Disabled Access

Guided Tours

Parking Available

Extra info

Nearest Airport: East Midlands Airport

Nearest Airport Time: 50 minutes

Nearest Airport Distance (in miles): 34

Nearest Train Station: Newark Train Station

Nearest Railway Time: 12 minutes

Open Times: 9am - 8pm

Price Details: Free

Arrival information and directions

Address: Kelham Hall, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NewarkNG23 5QX, United Kingdom

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