20 reasons why you’ll love this place

1. Ideally located in the heart of the Glorious Yorkshire countryside yet less than 2 hours from London.

2. We have our own heritage Land Rover Defender, the ideal car for modern country house weddings and memorable wedding photographs. Whether for photographers or hired for travel it is a great addition to your wedding plans here at Thicket Priory.

3. Our 35 beautifully appointed guest bedrooms are all located within the main house, no need to arrange accommodation or taxies. With everyone staying over, it sure makes for a great party.

4. A choice of 4 wonderful Ceremony Rooms.

5. A beautiful private Chapel situated within the main house.

6. Why have the best day of your life when you can have the best weekend? Perfect for weekend weddings.

7. For your wedding banquet, you can invite up to 160 people to an unforgettable experience in our spectacular ballroom, with candles flickering under glistening chandeliers.

8. The Priory sits within 18 acres of lush tranquil gardens, with beautiful lake, bridges, boathouse, an island and a swing.

9. There are great settings for the photograph’s everywhere you look, you will be sure to have pictures you will treasure forever.

10. Glorious in all seasons, whether your palette is the blue skies of a British summer, autumnal colours or the magic of a winter wonderland.

11. The Priory is blessed with its very own spring, the crystal clear water is slowly filtered for over 1000 years through ancient York stone and is sure to make you and your guests feel good all day.

12. Your guests will love the history, secret tunnels, and rooms, history going back to 10th century.

13. Thicket Priory was designed by the architect Edward Blore whose works include Buckingham Palace, St James Palace, and Windsor Castle.

14. The Gryffin Bar with open log fire is a wonderful place to catch up with friends and family.

15. Tastefully decorated, in traditional style with a fashionable modern twist.

16. Discretely fitted with up to date technology, Thicket Priory offers a taste of 19th century home life without compromising on comfort and convenience.

17. York is the second most visited city in the UK after London, being only 20 minutes’ away will surely be an additional attraction for your guests! If you have more than 72 guests then they will be sure to find accommodation.

18. Fully accessible reception rooms and bedrooms

19. Dog-friendly – Please see Doggy Terms here…

20. With a stunningly beautiful wedding bandstand, the Priory is ideal for garden weddings.