A family owned and run hotel for over 30 years, family is at the heart of the Gaskell Arms, making it the perfect christening party venue in Shropshire. Led by Maxine, our team has plenty of in-house experience of special occasions, including Christenings and Naming Days so we can ensure that your day will go perfectly.

The Gaskell Arms has a number of private function rooms available for your Christening party – providing a venue that is small and intimate, or for up to 60 guests – so you can choose your function room accordingly.

A christening is a social occasion in which informal dining typically works best. If you are looking for informal catering to help your occasion flow, our team can happily advise on a buffet menu for you. Alternatively if you are looking for something different, we will work together to create a bespoke menu for you.

If you have guests attending who will be travelling some distance and require accommodation, we have 14 rooms in the hotel and Mews Suites, and with a number of family friendly options included.

There are a number of churches in the local area including the Much Wenlock Parish Church nearby, so when arranging the Christening – why not visit The Gaskell Arms also to plan the party after.

If you wish to hold a Naming Day at The Gaskell Arms, why not share your plans with us and see how we can make your family occasion unique, we’d be delighted to hear from you.

Please get in touch with our team on 01952 727212 or email info@gaskellarms.co.uk and we will provide you with all the assistance you require.



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