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Hotel Capacity Chart

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Venue Capacity Chart

Room Ballroom Nelson
Theatre 200 40
U Shape 60 24
Hollow Square 60 28
Classroom 100 24
Boardroom 60 24
Dinner/Lunch 160 30
Dinner Dance 140
Cabaret 100
Banquet 100
Reception 250 50
Cocktail 180 50

Face Sheet

Large Function Room with natural daylight

Holds up to 100 delegates

Located at front of building with Seaview

Free Wi-Fi

Day Delegate Rate

Working Lunch Menu

Free Car Park

Equipment Hire


Something old, something new, something borrowed, somewhere blue

In its long and storied history, countless King’s Lynn couples have begun their happily ever after in the refined elegance of the Dukes Head. And many return to celebrate life’s other momentous occasions, from christenings to special anniversaries. Could it be the setting for your story?
It’s that magic combination of atmosphere, flexibility and finesse that makes weddings at the Dukes Head such joyous affairs. Picture a beautifully dressed space in a legendary venue, with exquisite food, exemplary service, and every last detail addressed with aplomb.
We can host up to 160 guests with ease, or create an intimate setting for smaller ceremonies – always special, and always tailored to make your day unique.

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Perfect surroundings for an unforgettable wedding

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    Winter Weddings

    Who needs sunshine when you’re this happy anyway? There’s something refreshing about a winter wedding, and the warmth of the atmosphere in the Dukes Head, dressed for your ceremony and decorated with twinkling fairy lights, is irresistible on a crisp winter’s day. Picture your wedding here and leave the rest to us…

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    Civil Ceremonies

    Not every wedding’s a white wedding. Every marriage is unique, and we’re at your service whatever your ceremony requires, with every detail addressed to ensure it’s a day to remember.

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    Multicultural Weddings

    Time-honoured traditions, spectacular costumes, cultural subtleties, bespoke menus of the finest dishes - halal or kosher included, we embrace them all at the Dukes Head, ensuring every detail is exactly as it should be.

Contact our Wedding Experts

If you would like to have a look at the venue, or discuss options for the wedding ceremonies, get in touch with our wedding coordinator at:

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    With 78 rooms just up the stairs, what could be more convenient – not to mention comfortable? Your guests can celebrate with gusto knowing they’ve somewhere stylish to settle into just a few steps away, while you steal away to the suite, or perhaps the penthouse apartment.

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    Wedding Breakfast

    Give your guests a culinary experience to remember. Whether it’s a lavish silver service dinner or a less formal affair, our seasoned chefs like nothing better than crafting a menu with a difference – creating something unique to you.

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    Planned Ceremonies

    Whether you envisage a simple civil ceremony or an altogether more lavish affair, our team advises on every detail to ensure arrangements run smoothly. From dressing the room to signing the register, you couldn’t be in better hands.

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    Picture Perfect

    The sweeping staircase, the elegant exterior, and King’s Lynn’s historic quayside just down the street – the heart of a distinguished town makes the perfect backdrop for a wedding album to treasure. We’re always happy to help with tips on the best places for those happy couple shots, or to gather your guests for a grand group photo.

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    The Lord Nelson Room

    Imbued with a sense of history, its wood panelled walls dotted with paintings of seafaring scenes, the Lord Nelson Room is a handsome space flooded with natural light through elegant sash windows. Looking out over historic Tuesday Market Place in the heart of King’s Lynn, it’s a charming setting for more intimate ceremonies and select receptions.

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    The Walpole Room

    With sweeping dimensions, soft, neutral tones and abundant natural light, the Walpole Room is a statement space perfectly suited to lavish receptions. Seating up to 160 guests, and presided over by a unique minstrel’s gallery perfect for musicians, it also has its own entrance, bar and lounge area, and an expansive dance floor.

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Planning your dream wedding and looking for inspiration? Drop in.

Get in touch with our Wedding Experts and tell them what’s on your mind. We will organize a little brainstorming session for what could be done. You can even get invited to have a glimpse of things to come by witnessing an ongoing wedding at the venue.

It’s time to bring the fairy tale to life!


At Dukes Head, You’re in the Spotlight!

Just back from The Dukes Head Hotel? Share pictures of your favourite moments here – in the hotel, at King’s Lynn with #dukesheadexperience and stand a chance to win special gift hampers. You can even send us a chosen few, and they could be featured on our website (with due credits to you, of course).

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