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Last update: October 2023

Royal Ashburn Golf Club is an idyllic event and wedding venue located in Whitby, Ontario. Featuring gorgeous landscapes, elegant decor, delicious cuisine and excellent service, this venue provides you with a unique setting for your special day. Royal Ashburn Golf Club welcomes weddings of a range of sizes to help couples celebrate their day with those closest to them.

Facilities and Capacity

This venue features a championship 18-hole golf course and can host both indoor and outdoor celebrations. A large patio serves as an ideal place for barbecues and buffets. Some of the event spaces couples can choose from include the Compton Room featuring stunning views of the golf course and can seat up to 240 guests. Royal Ashburn Golf Club also features a large outdoor event space to host weddings and special events of up to 250 guests for a cocktail reception and 120 socially distanced with a dancefloor. The Ashburn Room includes a walkout patio, along with French doors, a large fireplace and can accommodate up to 160 guests. Moving to the ceremony sites, couples can celebrate in the Cedars Garden with up to 180 loved ones in a beautiful natural setting. The surrounding gardens are lush and beautiful no matter the season, offering the perfect backdrop for your photos. The Woodland Garden is perfect for hosting a ceremony, with a lovely winding pathway that adorns the area and a beautiful gazebo surrounded by majestic trees. This ceremony site can seat up to 220 guests and the covered entryway is an ideal spot for wedding photos.

Services Offered

Royal Ashburn Golf Club's talented and hardworking team of wedding and event managers assist you throughout every step of the planning process and execution of your event. Couples can select from any of the wedding packages offered by the venue that best suit the vision for their special day. Some of the items included in the packages are:

  • Access to a dressing room
  • Table linens
  • Cake cutting service
  • Fine china and sparkling stemware
  • Microphone and podium

Cuisine

The extraordinary culinary team offers various menu options for couples to choose from. Delicious entr茅e selections are served along with your choice of beverages. Some of the most desired dishes include prime rib, seafood, oven-roasted chicken, vegetarian options, and much more. The venue also offers services for hosting other nuptial-related events, like engagement parties, bridal showers and rehearsal dinners. The culinary team can prepare delicious menu options tailored to the couple's preferences.

Location

Royal Ashburn Golf Club is a short driving distance from Toronto located in the Durham Region. It is approximately 50 minutes from Toronto Pearson International Airport. This makes it easily accessible to those living in the city and travelling in from out of town.

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Frequently asked questions

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

4

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet hall
Country club

Describe the style of your venue:

Classic
Country
Garden
Rustic

What kind of settings are available?

Covered outdoor
Indoor
Uncovered outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal shower
Engagement party
Rehearsal dinner

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
Bridal suite
Catering / bar
Clean up
Event planning
Event rentals
Liability insurance
Outside vendors
Set up

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail reception
Dessert
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash bar
Champagne toast
House beer
House wine
House liquor
Liquor license
Open bar
Premium liquor
Signature drink
Specialty beer
Specialty wine

What event items are available?

Altar/arches
Chair covers
Dance floor
Furniture
Chairs
Tables
Tent accessories
Tents

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair access

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$1,000

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$1,000

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$1,500

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$1,500

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Set up
Clean up
Event planning
Chairs
Tables
Linens
China
Flatware
Glassware
Lighting/sound
Parking
Bridal suite

What is the average catering price per person for plated service?

$195

What is the average catering price per person for buffet service?

$195

What is the average catering price per person for stations?

$19

What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeurves?

$13

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake cutting
Server(s)
Dessert

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$42

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Open bar
House beer
Specialty beer
House wine
Specialty wine
Champagne toast
House liquor
Signature drink
Bartenders
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Reviews for The Royal Ashburn Wedding

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157 reviews
98% recommend it
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Thaksena
Thaksena R. Sent on 01/05/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Beautiful venue, great service and delicious food!

We had a fantastic experience at the Royal Ashburn Golf Club. The venue was beautiful, and we received many compliments from our guest on our venue choice for our son's first birthday party. The food was also delicious, and plentiful for the price per person. Sowmya (our event coordinator) was also very responsive and easy-to-reach for any questions and was extremely accommodating of our vendor choices.

Thanks again for your wonderful service, and we will definitely be recommending to friends and family!
Jessica
Jessica M. Sent on 14/11/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing venue

The venue it鈥檚 self is absolutely beautiful! Not to mention the staff are amazing to work with Lindsay was beyond helpful with setting up everything !

The food is still talked about!!
Amanda
Amanda W. Sent on 24/10/2023
5 out of 5 rating

We loved the Royal Ashburn!

I cannot say enough kind things about Sowmya at the Royal Ashburn Golf Club. From the moment we met with her, we could tell that she was a very organized and hard-working person who enjoys what she does. Sowmya is very polite, patient and understanding, and she is readily available to answer any questions, as I sent her many, many emails leading up to the big day. Sowmya is quick to respond to any inquiries or concerns with detailed information, and I always felt like I was attended to. On the big day itself, Sowmya was a rockstar! I really don鈥檛 know what I would have done without her. Sowmya really took care of me, made sure that I was doing alright emotionally and physically, and if I needed anything at all, she was there. Sowmya also made sure that the event itself ran accordingly, making sure that everything was in place and all the vendors had what they needed. She was also great with the guests as well, making them feel welcome and helping them if need be. All the staff for our event were really great as well, from the servers to the bartenders, it was a really great place to host our wedding. Thank you Sowmya for your hard work, dedication and attention, you really made our day perfect and I am so happy you were there to support us and celebrate with us!
Sue
Sue R. Sent on 18/09/2023
5 out of 5 rating

A Magical Evening and I didn't worry about a thing

Thank you Sowmya -- you were outstanding to work with! Your creativity and caring nature helped make our son's day absolutely perfect.
Judi
Judi L. Sent on 12/09/2023
4.6 out of 5 rating

Royal Ashburn is beautiful

Love Royal Ashburn - it's such a beautiful, scenic place. We had our wedding ceremony outside, and reception inside and travelled around the land to capture amazing photos. Our wedding coordinator Sowmya was kind, coordinated and super helpful. Thank you having us!
Julie
Julie Sent on 11/09/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Royal Ashburn

My husband and I just had our wedding at the Royal Ashburn Friday September 8th, 2023.
If you are looking for a wedding venue, the Royal Asburn will not disappoint! One of the main reasons we decided to go with the Royal ashburn is because we heard so many fantastic things about them. We knew instantly when we had our tour last year that this was the place we were going to have our special day! We are so great full for Sowmya our wedding day coordinator she went above and beyond making our wedding day truly amazing, everything ran so smoothly because of her. She made sure every detail was taken care of, Sowmya is the absolute best.

I must say our dinner was incredible, the chef and the staff at the Royal Ashburn did an awesome job, our guests are still talking about how delicious their dinner was!

The cedar gardens ceremony site was intimate and felt just like a fairy tale, the gardens around the property are beautiful, the pond was our favourite, great for wedding day photos. Definitely lots of places for the perfect shot. We went with the Ashburn room, it was very elegant and everything looked so beautiful. we absolutely loved how we had access to the sunroom and patio for cocktail hour.

Thank you so much Royal ashburn staff and Sowmya for making our day so special. We will always remember our perfect day here 鉂わ笍
Sarrankan
Sarrankan P. Sent on 08/09/2023
5 out of 5 rating

South Asian Hindu Wedding Outdoor Tent

We had our South Asian Hindu Wedding Ceremony at the outdoor tent at the Royal Ashburn Golf Club this past weekend. All our guests absolutely loved this beautiful venue. The florals and grounds made for excellent pictures and an amazing atmosphere for our special day.

We want to give a colossal shoutout to Sowmya, our event coordinator, who went above and beyond in helping us not only plan for the big day but taking care of everything she could during the ceremony to ensure things were smooth. Even though we had a few hiccups with our vendors, Sowmya stepped in and saved the day many times and ensured that everything fit within our budget. She communicated with us every step of the way and we were extremely lucky to have her!!

Thank you so much Sowmya
Jenn
Jennifer S. Sent on 17/08/2023
5 out of 5 rating

A Dreamy Wedding Experience at Royal Ashburn Golf Club

My husband and I recently had the privilege of hosting our wedding reception at the Royal Ashburn Golf Club on Aug 6, 2023, and we couldn't have asked for a more enchanting and seamless experience. From the moment we set foot on the property, we knew we were in for something truly special.

One of the standout features of our wedding planning journey was the exceptional guidance and support provided by Lindsey Stevens, our dedicated wedding coordinator. Lindsey's warm and welcoming demeanor immediately put us at ease. She went above and beyond to ensure that every detail of our big day was perfectly tailored to our vision. Lindsey's flexibility was nothing short of remarkable; she effortlessly handled last-minute changes and adjustments with a smile, proving her commitment to making our wedding day as magical as possible.

Sowmya Boddu, another valuable member of the Royal Ashburn team, played a pivotal role on the day of our wedding. Her attentiveness and organization were evident as she orchestrated the events of the day flawlessly. Sowmya's professionalism and genuine care made us feel like true VIPs, allowing us to fully immerse ourselves in the joy of the moment without a worry in the world.

The culinary delights at Royal Ashburn are truly something to behold. Our guests are still raving about the delectable dishes served at our reception. The bocconcini chicken and prime rib were nothing short of culinary masterpieces. The prime rib (which is what I had) was cooked to perfection, was tender and flavorful, leaving a lasting impression on our taste buds. The culinary team's dedication to excellence was evident in every bite, making our wedding reception an unforgettable gastronomic experience.

As if the exceptional service and delectable cuisine weren't enough, the Royal Ashburn Golf Club boasts picturesque grounds that served as the perfect backdrop for our wedding photos. The beautiful gardens, charming archway, serene pond, and whimsical swing added a touch of elegance and natural beauty to our special day. Our photographs turned out absolutely stunning, capturing the essence of our love against the enchanting backdrop of the venue's lush surroundings.

In summary, our experience at the Royal Ashburn Golf Club exceeded every expectation we had for our dream wedding. The combination of a dedicated and accommodating wedding coordinator and staff, mouthwatering cuisine, and breathtaking scenery makes this venue an absolute gem. Lindsey Stevens and Sowmya Boddu treated us with utmost care, ensuring that our wedding day was a true fairytale. If you're looking for a wedding reception venue that embodies elegance, sophistication, and an unwavering commitment to excellence, look no further than the Royal Ashburn Golf Club. Our hearts are overflowing with gratitude for the memories they helped create.

- Jenn & Kyle
Lindsay
Lindsay J. Sent on 11/07/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Wonderful Wedding Venue

My husband and I had our wedding at the Royal Ashburn Golf club on Saturday, June 24, 2023. We could not have chosen a better venue for our wedding! We had to postpone our wedding two times, and each time the Royal Ashburn Golf Club was accommodating. Once our wedding day finally came, it was absolutely perfect.

Special thanks to our coordinator, Sowmya, who made sure every detail was taken care of. Sowmya was a pleasure to deal with, answered all of my questions quickly and provided her suggestions. On our wedding day, we were dealing with thunderstorm warnings, and Sowmya made sure to monitor the weather and keep us updated on the plan. She helped take so much stress of off us on our big day, and we really appreciated it. The weather cooperated, and we ended up being able to have our ceremony outside in the Woodland Garden, which was breathtakingly beautiful. The grounds where we took our photos were also stunning!

The second part of our wedding was held in the Compton room, which was a beautiful room for our reception! The meals were fantastic and the staff were wonderful. The main courses we selected (bocconcini chicken and prime rib) were just delicious. We got so many comments from our guests about how good the food was.

Thank you to Sowmya and the staff at the Royal Ashburn Golf Club for making our wedding day so special! I would highly recommend the Royal Ashburn Golf Club for a perfect wedding day.
Winston
Winston T. Sent on 12/06/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Our May 2023 wedding at Royal Ashburn far exceeded our expectations.

We had our ceremony in the Woodland Gardens which was beautiful and used other areas of the golf course for wonderful photos. This is one of the few venues where the photos don't do it justice - Royal Ashburn is on another tier. Our reception was in the Compton room which was absolutely fabulous - everything from the sunroom, the delicious food, to the terrace, and the large and functional interior. Overall gorgeous venue.

Our wedding coordinator, Sowmya is a hero. We did not have a wedding planner, so we took on all the planning, coordination and misc. on our own. Sowmya recognized this, and proceeded to guide, support, comfort and help a LOT to allow us to experience a joyful and low stress wedding day! She checked in with us regularly, coordinated with our vendors and kept us on schedule on the wedding day, was accommodating to all our last minute changes, and even helped us herself and brought staff volunteers to assist with our decorations!

We are so thankful to Sowmya and team for making this an experience that we will never forget. Our guests loved the wedding and we won't hesitate to recommend Royal Ashburn to friends.
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Awards

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The Royal Ashburn Wedding Real Weddings

Yelda & Matt
63 Photos 路 02/Sep/2023
Megan & Jason
66 Photos 路 06/Aug/2022
Vika & Haydn
7 Photos 路 15/Oct/2021
Mat & Elva
166 Photos 路 08/Oct/2021
Selena & Sherlon
8 Photos 路 21/Aug/2021
Annika & Matthew
16 Photos 路 07/Aug/2021

Meet the team

Lindsey
Lindsey
Wedding & Event Manager

Lindsey has developed her keen sense of organization and event execution over her 15 years of event coordination. Her journey began in 2007 as a Sales & Event coordinator for Rogers Publishing. In 2010, just after her first daughter was born, she made the jump to weddings and never looked back!

Lindsey has a passion for organization, strategizing and planning down to the smallest of details to make sure your day runs as smoothly and stress-free as possible. When she鈥檚 not planning and executing dream weddings for her clients, she loves to knit, decorate and bake.

Sowmya
Sowmya
Sales & Event Manager

Sowmya is passionate about ensuring every little detail is covered to make your day run as smoothly as possible. She has a degree in Hotel Management and over 12 years of experience in the hospitality industry, worked with major brands like Hyatt, Radisson and Hilton.

Sowmya鈥檚 favourite part of weddings is the first look & first dance! She takes pride in making those moments as magical as possible for her couples. Being a mother of a 6 year old daughter has honed her organization and multi-tasking skills and her innate ability to remain calm through stressful situations.

Sowmya has a sweet tooth and loves all kinds of desserts.

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Map

995 Myrtle Road L0B 1A0 Whitby (Ontario)
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