There is no accommodation on site at The Old Mill. However, please visit our accommodation page for more info on the venues below:
The Six Bells, Beenham, RG7 5NX
The Hinds Head, Aldermaston, RG7 4LX
Holiday Inn Reading, Bath Road, RG7 5HT
The Berkshire Arms, Midgham, RG7 5UX
Mercure Newbury West Grange Hotel, Midgham, RG7 5UP
Your wedding day is all about being surrounded by, and celebrating with all those that love you, including your furry friends. Whether they make a special guest appearance for your ceremony or join the full celebrations, we are happy to welcome them as part of your family.
You are welcome to use any suppliers of your choosing, however, should you need a bit of assistance a list of suppliers familiar with The Old Mill can be found on our website.
Should you decide that The Old Mill is the perfect venue for your special day and have settled on your chosen date, a deposit of £800 would be required along with acceptance of our Terms and Conditions.
To assist with the planning and management of your wedding, you will have access to our specialist wedding software, Sonas - which provides you with the ability to plan and record all aspects of your day, from drinks orders and packages through to table plans and the creation of your timeline.
Dates can be held for 7 days. After this we will make contact with you to discuss your potential booking further.
We allow fireworks provided by a licensed pyrotechnic. Any firework displays must, by law, finish by 11pm. We do not allow Chinese lanterns.
We love to see variety at The Old Mill and will do our upmost to accommodate your desired entertainment throughout the day and evening. DJs and bands can be set up in the mill room or conservatory. Weather permitting, we also allow bands to set up outside.
We would strongly recommend you taking out wedding insurance. Weddings are a large investment and fingers crossed you would not need to call on your insurance, having it in place would provide you with that piece of mind that you are covered should the unexpected occur.
Yes, we allow marquees to be set up on the lawn, this would be subject to ground rent from the time it was put up to the time it was taken down.
Yes, outdoor ceremonies are permitted although It would also be worth considering a contingency plan should the UK weather decide not to “play ball”.
Yes, bubbles and bio-degradable confetti is allowed outside only. We do not allow table confetti or confetti to be thrown inside.
All our catering suppliers will provide you with cutlery, crockery and linen. If you chose to bring in your own catering suppliers, supply of these items should be discussed directly with them.
Should you require, these items are also available to hire from The Old Mill and can be booked through Sonas.
We only allow food to be provided by licensed catering suppliers.
We endeavour to accommodate specific requests and will do our upmost to provide you with a bespoke quote should you wish for something outside of our standard stock. Should you wish to bring in your own drinks, this can be discussed and would be subject to a corkage charge (this would apply to both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages).
The Old Mill is located in West Berkshire. Registrars for our civil marriage ceremonies are supplied by the Register Office, Shaw House, Newbury. Once you have a date in mind you should contact them directly to check availability. They will guide you through the process. We would recommend you contact them as soon as possible once you have selected your desired date. They can be contacted on 01635 279230, and their normal opening hours are 9am – 4pm.
Yes, you are welcome to leave your vehicle overnight. Please note that this is done at your own risk and should be picked up by midday the following day. The car park will be locked overnight following an event.
The Old Mill can seat 94 in the day for your wedding breakfast, with an evening capacity of up to 200. Should you wish to use the Stable Room for your ceremony, the capacity is 70: 60 seated and 10 standing.
We accept both credit and debit card payments, as well as cash.
Tables and chairs are included and would be arranged ready for your day by the staff at The Old Mill in accordance with your discussed and agreed table plan.