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The Mansion House is a unique historic venue available to hire for a variety of special occasions. Built in Jesmond in 1887, this unique setting is an ideal venue for private events, whether you are planning a business meeting for a small number of people, or a larger wedding celebration.

Add your name to a guest book that has included royalty, heads of state and peers of the realm. The Mansion House is the official residence of the Lord Mayor of Newcastle upon Tyne and is available for private hire.

We can help you to plan weddings, birthday celebrations, Christmas parties, business functions and more. Please contact us to discuss your individual requirements.

Weddings at the Mansion House

The Mansion House is a distinctive Victorian Manor set in its own substantial grounds – an ideal venue for your wedding or civil partnership ceremony. 

Whether you require an informal ceremony or a lavish wedding celebration, we have a dedicated team of experienced staff with over 40 years of experience available to help you plan your special day.  

The Mansion House has approved rooms for wedding ceremonies and our three acres of glorious landscaped gardens provide the perfect setting for your wedding day photographs. 

Food and private dining

The Mansion House offers a perfect setting for lunches and dinners such as retirements, birthdays, christenings, anniversaries and also private business meetings. 

Our menus are all carefully prepared by award winning chef Julian Holland.  Menus can be tailored to meet any dietary requirements or preferences. Let us know if you have any special requests or ideas for menus.

We can accommodate up to 80 guests, but this can be extended to 120 guests for a casual function with a hot/cold buffet of your choice, or even an outdoor BBQ (weather permitting). The minimum number of guests for any Saturday is 50 and for any Friday or Sunday it is 40. 

Bedrooms at the Mansion House

The Mansion House has been welcoming guests to Newcastle for over 60 years. There are five beautifully appointed bedrooms, each beautifully presented like the rest of the venue. 

Wonderfully wide beds contribute to the unique experience of staying in such a historical Mansion House with a warm welcome and comfortable rooms, Each of the comfortable rooms has wonderfully opulent beds, LCD TV, hairdryer and direct telephone. 

Corporate hire

The Mansion House is the ideal location for meetings, presentations, product launches, annual dinners and networking events.  When you hold an event at the Mansion House you can hire individual rooms or have the option of exclusive hire of the whole house and gardens. 


The Mansion House is conveniently located in Jesmond, a leafy suburb close to central Newcastle. It is easily reached by road and is also close to bus routes and Jesmond Metro station. View location map (external link).  

Contact us

Our team is here to support you throughout the planning of your private event.

Phone: 0191 277 7222


Write: Hospitality Services, Room 221, Civic Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8PP 

Page last updated: 20 February, 2014