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An Unforgettable Wedding Venue

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.


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.

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.

Something old, something new, something borrowed, somewhere blue

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.

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.

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.

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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