Group visits to The Ballance House

If you are part of a group that would be interested in a morning or afternoon out at historic property of The Ballance House, we would be pleased to hear from you.  We can host your club outings, society meetings, classes or workshops.  A great place for an engagement party, baby-naming ceremony, birthday party, or wedding photography on the lawn to name but a few!  

 Our restored 19th century Parlour is most atmospheric if you are looking for character and a genuine historical reference.  The Ballance House will add quaint and quirky charm to any occasion.

 Our Guides will take you round the Exhibition and the House.  Morning coffee or afternoon tea is served in the Tea Barn.  For groups of 20+ people, the group will be split in two, each tour lasting approximately one hour.

Prices:  Tour only £4 per person.  Tour plus refreshments: £8 per person.  Please contact us and we will get back to you to discuss your visit  Suitable for car and bike clubs; plenty of car parking, disabled access, and comfortable seating.  

Information sheet for group visits

Venue Hire

The Ballance House can be hired for meetings, organisational events, away days, special events and family occasions.  

  • Our comfortable function room seats 65.  

    Tables/chairs can be arranged to suit, eg lecture theatre, workshop, boardroom style.

    Multimedia facilities include display screen, data projector, speakers, laptop connection, DVD player, microphone and lectern.

    Cost, including use of our Tea Barn (which seats 65): £160 for a day, £85 for a half day.

  • The Tea Barn can be hired separately.  Cost: £100 per day, £50 for a half day. 

    Refreshments (tea/coffee/scone/traybake) can be provided for morning or afternoon events.  Cost: £5 per person.

    Additional catering, using an external supplier, can be arranged upon request.  

    A minimum group size of 10 applies.

  • Our lovely front lawn is a great spot for an outdoor event, with the House and Tea Barn providing indoor space should the weather be inclement. Please contact us to discuss your requirements in more detail.