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#1

Crowcombe Court

Crowcombe, TA4 4AD, Somerset, Somerset
Up to 100 guests
The Great Hall is the perfect location for a civil ceremony and can seat up to 100 guests. The intricate, original Italian plasterwork provides a grand and luxurious backdrop to exchange vows. With flexibility of room configuration, couples are able to make the ceremony unique to them. For smaller, more intimate weddings of up to 50 people, the Ballroom is also licensed for civil ceremonies.

The Church of the Holy Ghost, which retains many original features, is at the bottom of the drive approaching the house. Couples who wish to marry in Church may exchange their vows in this beautiful, ancient setting. The close proximity of the Church and the house provide a perfect and almost unique combination. Following the wedding ceremony, guests can follow their Bride and Groom for the memorable walk up the main drive toward the house. The Quantock Towers Benefice is extremely welcoming and tries to accommodate all requests to marry at the church.


• Exclusive use Grade I listed mansion

• Licensed for Civil Ceremonies

• Internally up to 150 guests, for 150+ a marquee can be erected on the East lawn

• In house catering available with locally sourced, high quality produce

• Aample accommodation and parking

• Dedicated, highly experienced events team
#2

Alexandra Hotel & Restaurant

Pound Street, Lyme Regis, Dorset, DT7 3HZ, Lyme Regis, Dorset
Up to 100 guests
Welcome to the Alexandra Hotel & Restaurant, where the atmosphere is warm, friendly and welcoming, with thoughtful service to make you feel truly at home. Whether you are looking for a relaxing escape or unique culinary experience, we are dedicated to meeting your individual needs.

• 18th Century Chapel

• Romantic garden tower with views of the Jurassic Coast in the grounds

• Beautiful rooms to choose from for your reception

• Views over Lyme Regis Cobb Harbour and UNESCO Jurassic Coast

• Bridal suite and guest bedrooms available

• Personalised service to make your day special
#3

Swan Hotel, Wells

Sadler Street, Wells, Somerset, BA5 2RX, Wells, Somerset
£5000
Up to 150 guests
Whether it’s an intimate wedding, a large wedding reception or the civil wedding ceremony, we pride ourselves on providing the perfect wedding venue in Somerset.

We understand that every wedding is different. What doesn’t change is the amount of planning that goes into a successful wedding day. Our experienced staff are here to help. We’ll get involved from the initial planning stages right through to the big day itself. Our aim is to make your wedding day as special as it can be while alleviating some of the stresses along the way.


Civil wedding ceremonies are held in the Garden Room. This light and airy room lends itself perfectly to civil wedding ceremonies. For smaller wedding parties, It can quickly be turned around to become a fantastic wedding breakfast venue for up to 40 guests.


After your civil wedding ceremony, you and your guests can enjoy reception drinks in our secluded Walled Garden or Garden Bar. Larger parties of up to 90 can make their way to The Ivory Suite which has its own bar – The Artisan Bar. For evening receptions, the two rooms (which are interconnected) can accommodate upto 150 guests.
#4

Kilver Court

Kilver Court, Kilver Street, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 5NF, Shepton Mallet, Somerset
Up to 120 guests
From special seasonal welcome drinks to your wedding breakfast, we can help you to plan a reception to your exact specification.

The Mulberry Room

Exposed beams, white washed floorboards and windows running the length of the room on both sides create a light, warm and authentically stylish setting for your wedding reception. The Mulberry Room is an ideal space for a sit-down wedding breakfast for up to 80 guests.


The Jardines Ballroom

This grand ballroom room has a fresh, clean colour palette providing a beautiful setting for larger wedding parties that can be decorated to personalise your day. With room for up to 120 guests at a sit down meal, the ballroom is framed by the beautiful Victorian windows and French doors that open out to the gardens.


• Gorgeous gardens, perfect for your drinks reception and photos

• Spaces for both large and small weddings

• Intimate ceremony in the Dovecote

• Fantastic catering, ranging from afternoon tea to five course meals

• Can accommodate up to 120 guests. For longer guest lists, the marquee has more space

• Dedicated event manager
#5

St Fagans National History Museum

St Fagans, St Fagans, Cardiff, CF5 6XB, Cardiff, Glamorgan
Up to 200 guests
Specialising in creating outstanding memories, St Fagans: National History Museum will help you to create a wedding day that is truly memorable for you, your family, and your friends. With stunning gardens, woodland, and historic buildings, the museum is truly one of the most romantic settings in Wales.

St Fagans Castle is a stunning Elizabethan manor house, perfect for a breath-taking setting for your ceremony. You can combine the Castle with a marquee for your reception for up to 140 guests, or you can combine the castle with Oakdale Workmen’s Institute for up to 90 guests. The Main Hall and Dining Room in the castle is an intimate setting for up to 40 guests. The hall is dressed in dark oak with a beautifully carved fireplace bearing the family coat of arms. The gardens are elegantly landscaped and include the Italian Garden, the Thyme Garden, fish ponds, fountains, a mulberry grove and an outstanding Rose Garden.


If you’re looking for a venue steeped in Welsh history, then look no further than the Oakdale Workmen’s Institute for your ceremony. The Concert Hall on the first floor can accommodate up to 90 guests for your ceremony, and its handy sprung floor and stage mean you can dance the night away in style!


• Specialises in creating outstanding memories.

• Stunning gardens.

• St Fagans is perfect for a breath-taking setting.

• Oakdale Women's Institute is steeped in history.

• Concert Hall can host up to 100 guests for a ceremony.

• Surrounded by historic buildings and woodland.
#6

Great Fulford

Dunsford, Exeter, Devon, EX6 7AJ, Exeter, Devon
Up to 100 guests
Great Fulford is a magical location for a romantic wedding. The house and gardens offer a wide choice of venues for the ceremony.

Outside there is the 18th century gothic summerhouse in the dreamy walled flower garden or, alternatively, there is the option of being married under the historic Tudor archway which leads into the courtyard.


Internally there are no less than three grand state rooms to choose from. The Ballroom, which boasts a stunning plaster ceiling, the historic Great Hall with its fabulous early 16th century carved panelling, or the Great Parlour.


Internally Great Fulford boasts a suite of grand interconnecting entertainment rooms, which gives it an almost unique ability in the South West to host a large party without the expense of a marquee.


It also has the great advantage that the thick internal walls can enable loud music to be played in one room while other guest can enjoy normal conversations in adjoining rooms without having to raise their voices.


• A family home for over 800 years

• Large choice of venues for your wedding celebrations

• 18th century gothic summer house

• No less than three grand state rooms for celebrations

• Great Hall features stunning early 16th Century carved panelling
#7

Fox & Hounds Country Hotel and Treetops Treehouse

Eggesford, Chulmleigh, Devon, EX18 7JZ, Chulmleigh, Devon
Up to 250 guests
We take pride in being experts at arranging your wedding. We have been the very proud winner of the award for the Best Wedding Venue in Devon 3 times and runner up twice in the last 8 years. The votes are cast by previous brides and grooms to reflect service, value for money and overall excellence in event management.

We are licensed for civil weddings and boast one of the prettiest rooms in the South West to get married in. Our stunning summerhouse is licensed for outdoor weddings and our luxury garden canopies provide a bit of shelter if the weather is not co-operating or the sun is too hot.


We only ever have one wedding per day to ensure you have our fullest attention, and we can help with any of the arrangements you need. Your dedicated wedding planner will guide you through the planning stage and be present on the day to ensure your special day runs effortlessly. Brides consistently comment on how much more flexible and friendly our venue is compared to chain hotels and stuffy stately homes.


Our 6 acres of grounds are beautiful, with the gazebo blooming with roses and clematis offering a lovely centerpiece for your photos, as well as the lakes and River Taw being perfect scene setters for amazing wedding pictures. Our Bridal Suite, with enormous, white, 7 foot four poster bed, is truly stunning and perfect for the occasion.


• The restaurant can accommodate up to 130 people for formal dining and buffets

• Licensed to hold outdoor civil ceremonies in the Summer House

• Evening receptions for up to 250

• Luxury tree house Treetops – licensed for intimate ceremonies and a honeymoon retreat

• Winner Best Wedding Venue in Devon 3 times
#8

Northcote Manor Hotel

Burrington, Umberleigh, Devon, EX37 9LZ, Umberleigh, Devon
£2500
Up to 100 guests
Welcome to Northcote Manor, the perfect stage for an unforgettable wedding celebration. Weddings here at the Manor take precedent and enjoy run of the house. Whatever you choose, we’re here to make it happen.

When you host your Devon wedding at Northcote, the Manor is exclusively yours. Everything you see from the cosy lounges to the picture-perfect gardens and the sixteen bedrooms are yours to enjoy. Your dedicated Wedding Planner will take your dreams and ideas, helping you to make the most of this much-loved country house wedding venue.


Weddings at Northcote Manor offer:


Choice of 3 licensed venues for your civil ceremony (space for up to 90 guests)

Two AA Rosette dining for up to 90 daytime and 180 evening guests

Accommodation for 32 guests in 16 gorgeous bedrooms/suites

Woodlands and views over the River Taw and surrounding valleys

House flowers and elegant ‘Cheltenham’ chairs

Run of the Manor, including lounges and gardens

Dedicated, experienced wedding planner to assist
#9

Brunel's SS Great Britain

Great Western Dockyard, Bristol, BS1 6TY, Bristol, Avon
Up to 400 guests
Brunel's SS Great Britain is one of the most important historic ships in the world. When she was launched in 1843 she was called 'the greatest experiment since the Creation'.

By combining size, power and innovative technology, Brunel created a ship that changed history. His vision for the SS Great Britain made her the great-great-grandmother for all modern ships.


The beautifully restored ship lies in the heart of Bristol’s harbourside. Launched in 1843 as the world’s first luxury ocean liner, the SS Great Britain is a truly unique venue for your wedding ceremony and reception. Let us help make your dream wedding come true on board one of the world ’s great historic ships, and ensure that you have memories to cherish and last a lifetime.


• Waterfront setting

• Exclusive use

• A stunning backdrop for your photos

• Award-winning stewards

• Dedicated wedding co-ordinator

• Registered for civil ceremonies
#10

Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel

Broad Street, Bristol, BS1 2EL, Bristol, Avon
Up to 100 guests
Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel has had an extensive makeover giving the historic Grade II listed building a stylish and distinctive new look and feel for 2017. The 182 room property's fresh interior draws inspiration from the city's independent art scene and the building's rich historic past to create a classic yet contemporary finish. Keepers Bar & Kitchen features solid wood and metal fittings and serves much loved British meals using quality, locally sourced ingredients and a wide selection of drinks.

• Beautiful Iconic Grade II Listed Victorian Building

• Situated in the Old City of Bristol

• Stunning Ballroom

• No Venue Hire Fee

• Classic Victorian Architecture meets Contemporary Design

• Gorgeous Licensed Ceremony Rooms
#11

Arnos Vale

Arnos Vale Cemetery Bath Road, BS4 3EW, Bristol, Avon
£995
Up to 140 guests
Step into 45 acres of stunning woodland habitat in the heart of the City, where you can mix and match our three unique venues for your ceremony, wedding breakfast and evening celebrations.
Our our wooden beamed Underwood Centre brings couples face to face with nature, the iconic Spielman Centre welcomes you with grand steps and elegant pillars and our Anglican Chapel combines spectacular design and stunning open space for your wedding celebrations. Scroll below for details on our venues.
#12

Bristol Harbour Hotel

49 - 55 Corn Street, Bristol, BS1 1HT, Bristol, Avon
£45
Up to 300 guests
There is nowhere more romantic to tie the knot than our beautiful Bristol Harbour Hotel. Set in the heart of the city and rich in history, two of Bristol’s architecturally stunning former banks have been transformed into a luxury new hotel.

With exceptionally restored interiors, offering an abundance of character, our hotel offers the perfect setting for you to take your vows.


Boasting a striking grand banking hall, the hotel feature’s Bristol’s most impressive events space; complete with remarkable historical detail and a magnificent sky light. Seating up to 300 guests, the stunning Sansovino Hall will provide a spectacular backdrop and space to host your wedding in the city of Bristol.


Whichever wedding package you choose, we promise to make your special day an unforgettable one for you and your guests.


WEDDING FACILITIES:


- Ceremony and wedding breakfast for up to 300 guests

- Drinks reception for up to 500 guests

- Bespoke packages to suit all budgets

- Menus created by award-winning Chef Patron Alex Aitken

- Fully licensed for Civil Ceremonies

- Dedicated wedding team

- Complimentary accommodation for the bride and groom

- Exclusive accommodation rates for your guests


The Sansovino Hall, the former Lloyds Bank building, inspired by Sansovino’s 16th century Library of St Mark in the Piazzatta at Venice, boasts impeccable design, with an opulent detailed ceiling and magnificent skylight, providing a stunning backdrop for you to take your vows and host your wedding breakfast, for up to 300 guests.


The suite is licensed for Civil Ceremonies, but you can choose to hold either your full celebration or just part of your day with us. Located directly next door to the registry office, we have options to suit everyone; tailoring your wedding to become your perfect day.
#13

Tree Top Escape

Millbrook Estate, High Bickington, Umberleigh, Devon, EX37 9ER, Umberleigh, Devon
Up to 30 guests
Intimate Weddings

Welcome to Tree Top Escape, a luxurious hideaway haven and unique wedding venue perched above and amongst the trees on a beautiful private estate in North Devon. Surrounded by glorious rolling hills and valleys, patchwork fields dotted with sheep and leaves of green in every hue, Tree Top Escape offers a matchless setting that is the perfect place for a intimate wedding and honeymoon.


Stay in our delightful larch-clad Tree House

A spacious and indulgent retreat of warm wooden curves, hi-tech sophistication and decadent touches all set against a stunning widescreen natural backdrop. The sumptuous accommodation offers two bedrooms, two bathrooms, large lounge with panoramic views and an Italian designer kitchen. There’s a private hot tub on the fabulous balcony and a William Holland copper bath in the main bedroom and much, much more….


Intimate Weddings in “The Nest”

An intimate and exclusive wedding venue for up to 14 guests and linked to the Tree House by a romantic wooden walkway. With its frameless glass balustrade and 8m wide glass doors across two sides, The Nest appears to float above the countryside. This idyllic spot changes with the seasons. A verdant vista in spring and summer, autumn brings golden swirling leaves and a misty, atmospheric vibe whilst winter offers sparkling frosty fields and the promise of snow. We can’t think of a more romantic way to say ‘I do’.


Tree Top Escape opened in Summer 2016 and the feedback we have received from our guests has been wonderful.


• Luxurious and Exclusive hideaway haven

• Unique wedding venue

• Surrounded by rolling hills and valleys

• Perfect for intimate weddings

• Welcomes up to 14 guests for the Wedding Ceremony

• Luxury Tree House with Private Hot Tub for up to 4
#14

World Inspired Tents

Unit 17 & 18 
Coxleigh, Barton, Shirwell, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 4JL, Barnstaple, Devon
Up to 1000 guests
Our story began in the summer of 2006 when Donna and Ed Wright discovered the tipis at a country fair. They instantly fell in love with the beauty and natural feel of the tents. The seed was sown and in July 2007 World Inspired Tents was born. The first dedicated tipi rental business in the South West.

After ten years, and with many hundreds of events behind us, World Inspired Tents has changed considerably from those fledgling days. We have built a reputation for being one of the most professional, reliable, well-equipped and friendly tipi hire companies in the country, but we remain every bit the family run business that was launched nine years ago.


We’ve grown, not just in size, but through the knowledge and experience we’ve gained along the way. We are a team of people who really know what we are doing, and we really love what we do!
#15

Homewood Park Hotel

Abbey Lane, Hinton Charterhouse, Bath, Somerset, BA2 7TB, Bath, Somerset
Up to 150 guests
The stunning surroundings at Homewood Park make it one of the most desirable wedding venues Bath has to offer

Surrounded by 10 acres of stunning gardens, Homewood Park offers an incredibly exclusive wedding venue, perfect for any size celebration. Choose from a selection of elegant function rooms for the backdrop to the most memorable day of your lives and indulge in award-winning dining from our Head Chef. As one of the top wedding venue Bath has to offer, we pride ourselves on ensuring that each couple has the most magical experience from beginning to end. Our dedicated Wedding Concierge will be on hand each step of the way to help guide you through the process and ensure that everything is as you wish. For one of the most unforgettable wedding venues in Bath, choose Homewood Park.


Choose from a selection of our elegant function rooms to celebrate with your loved ones. Each room is beautifully decorated in country house charm and boutique style, guaranteed to be the perfect backdrop for your unforgettable day.


As one of the top Bath wedding venues, our function suite has been designed to be as diverse as possible and can be divided into three intimate spaces for small celebrations, or used as a whole to sit up to 110 for the ceremony or wedding breakfast and up to 300 for an evening reception. Neutral décor, high ceilings and an abundance of natural light make this the perfect place to say ‘I do’.


All of our rooms are licensed for civil ceremonies. For those looking for larger numbers, we can also organise a marquee in our surrounding award-winning gardens.


• Our beautiful gardens offer a whole host of photogenic backdrops that will provide beautiful memories.

• Homewood Park can cater from 10 to 150 guests, and is licensed for civil ceremonies up to 120 people.

• All of the 21 bedrooms and suites at Homewood Park have just been refurbished and each is unique.

• Exclusive use of the hotel can be offered for weddings.

• Located on the A36, the hotel is only 6 miles from Bath.
#16

The Cary Arms

Babbacombe Beach, TQ1 3LX, Torquay, Devon
Up to 40 guests
Brimming with coastal charm, Cary Arms and Spa on the Beach combine all the values of a classic English Inn with the style and comfort of the best luxury hotels in Devon. Join us for superb seaside gastro dining, unwind at the sublime Spa on the Beach, or make it a true seaside escape with our selection of chic rooms, suites and cottages.

Sitting in the sunny, sheltered haven of Babbacombe Bay on the South Devon coast, the outstanding setting and views are breathtakingly beautiful 365 days of the year. Spend your days with a restorative massage or bespoke spa treatment, a picnic down on the beach or take a table on the terrace for lunch. If you're lucky and book early you might bag the prized Captain’s Table. Stay with us and see for yourself why we are one of the best places to dine, relax and stay in Torbay.
#17

The Moonraker

Trowle common, Bradford on Avonб Wiltshire, BA14 9B, Bradford On Avon, Wiltshire
£55
Up to 120 guests
Welcome to your wedding at the Moonraker Hotel, a grade two listed Manor house located on the outskirts of Bradford on Avon just 15 minutes from Bath Spa in the heart of Wiltshire.

The Milking Parlour can accommodate up to 120 guests for a ceremony and is also the late night party room with its own dedicated bar, dance area and outside terrace. In the evening fire pits are lit and guests can relax in a number of different areas.


Food is very important at the Moonraker with head chef Dean Toon using many of the ingredients grown on the hotels kitchen Garden. There is not a hint of boring wedding food in sight!


The Wedding breakfast is served in the fully heated Green House marquee on vintage oval plates down the centre of the table. Handmade wooden tables and lime wash chairs complete the rustic look and feel.


• 23 bedroom Manor house hotel

• Beautiful walled and landscaped gardens

• Ceremonies and Receptions up to 120 guests

• Rustic Farm house style weddings using vintage oval plates and rustic tables

• Locally sourced food from the hotels kitchen garden and smokery

• A very unique venue with a relaxed laid back feel that is far away from the normal stuffy venues out there
#18

Larmer Tree

Tollard Royal, Salisbury, SP5 5PY, Wiltshire, Wiltshire
Up to 250 guests
Our 11 acre garden and two halls, The Jubilee Hall and The New Pavilion, are available for Weddings and Receptions on an exclusive use basis, all year round. We offer the most unique setting for a relaxed and informal, quintessential English Country Wedding. Celebrate in the company of your family and friends with pimms, deck chairs and garden games in high summer; or with mulled cider, hot canapés and roast venison in deepest winter. Whatever the weather or season, you can dine in the stunning New Pavilion and dance until midnight in the comfort of our historic Jubilee Hall.
#19

Tunnels Beaches

Bath Place, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34 8AN, Ilfracombe, Devon
£5000
Up to 100 guests
Tunnels Beaches is a uniquely designed coastal wedding venue – accessed via a hand carved tunnel through the cliff and with its own private beach!

Fully licensed for wedding ceremonies within a thatched gazebo overlooking the sea, or inside our contemporary and stylish bespoke venue building – ensuring there are no concerns about the UK weather! Invite up to 120 day guests and up to 160 evening guests following our newly completed venue extension...


This unique and stunning location is an ideal venue for your special day – beautiful scenery, private secluded beaches with spectacular sunsets and offering a relaxed, informal and friendly atmosphere. Our rugged coastline make for a dramatic backdrop and awesome photos!


Offering a fully intergrated, built-in sound and lighting system within our fully air conditioned building, plus our own additional quirky add-ons available 'To Hire'...

Ice Cream Tricycle, Cake of Cheese, 4ft Rustic 'Love' Letters, Giant Deck Chair and

VW Wedding Guest Shuttle. It couldn't be simpler to plan your special day with us!


• • Coastal venue with private beach

• • Stylish indoor function rooms and bars

• • Outdoor beach side ceremony within thatched gazebo

• • Relaxed & informal gourmet barbecues

• • Stress-free, weather proof facilities - see our website for AMAZING TESTIMONIALS!!!

• • Shortlisted for the 'Best Coastal Wedding Venue' Award in 2016!
#20

Dartington Hall

Dartington, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 6EL, Totnes, Devon
£100
Up to 300 guests
Dartington Hall is the perfect choice for couples looking for a unique and romantic setting for the most memorable day of their lives.

With its 14th century Great Hall and idyllic grounds, this is the largest medieval manor house in the West of England and possibly one of the most romantic venues in the South West.


Our award-winning venue offers flexible packages allowing you to create a memorable day that is as unique as you are. We also welcome and cater for civil weddings.


What we offer:


- Our five licensed ceremony rooms can accommodate between 30 and 120 of your guests. With each room offering a rich sense of history and style, your ceremony will be as individual as you are.

- We are one of a few selected venues in Devon that offer outdoor ceremonies. The stunning Private -

- Garden is the perfect location for your drinks reception whilst your guests relax and enjoy stunning views across the formal gardens.

- Our Grade II listed formal gardens provide a perfect location for your wedding photographs, against - the stunning backdrop of Dartington Hall and the picturesque South Devon countryside.

- The Great Hall – set in an impressive Grade 1 listed building, with original leaded windows and oak hammer beams, this is a breathtaking venue for your wedding breakfast and can accommodate up to 150 of your guests. The Great Hall can be decorated to reflect your own individual style.

- A selection of elegant private dining rooms for more intimate gatherings.

- 50 four star well-appointed bedrooms overlooking our 14th century Courtyard or gardens offer a blend of heritage and comfort. We offer a range of room styles and prices are available to suit all guests.

- Every wedding is unique and we would be delighted to create a package tailored to your own personal requirements.

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