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Set the scene for your perfect event by booking one of 106 unique and historic venues near Wiltshire, Wiltshire which are sure to wow your guests!
#1

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
#2

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.
#3

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.
#4

Egypt Mill Hotel & Restaurant

Stroud Road, Nailsworth, GL6 0AE, Gloucestershire, Gloucestershire
£3500
Up to 150 guests
You simply won’t find a more perfect choice then the beautifully converted 16th Century Egypt Mill for your very special occasion. With its riverside setting and private lawn the Mill can’t fail to impress and provide the dream venue to celebrate with your guests.

Whether your requirements are for an intimate gathering of close family and friends or a larger reception we can look after up to 100 of your guests seated and 150 for the evening celebrations. We offer a full civil wedding service with 3 Egypt Mill civil ceremony licensed locations within the hotel.


All our Wedding Packages are available for you to view or download if you prefer. Please contact us and we will be delighted to forward a Wedding Pack to you.


Our celebration rooms are full of character with exposed beams and memories of the days gone by when the building was a working mill. Downstairs in our restaurant with its flagstone floor and quirky objects d’art are two original water wheels, one of which is in working order. Our delightful water gardens and private lawn make the outdoors the ideal location for your welcome drinks and photographs. The private lawn is also available exclusively for wedding or civil partnerships held with us.


Our celebration rooms are full of character with exposed beams and memories of the days gone by when the building was a working mill. Downstairs in our restaurant with its flagstone floor and quirky objects d’art are two original water wheels, one of which is in working order. Our delightful water gardens and private lawn make the outdoors the ideal location for your welcome drinks and photographs. The private lawn is also available exclusively for wedding or civil partnerships held with us.


• Licensed for civil ceremonies with guests up to 90, 120 for a wedding breakfast and 150 for evening

• 32 ensuite bedrooms with special rates and a complimentary bridal suite

• Located on the edge of Nailsworth with good transport links

• Free parking for your guests

• Wedding co-ordinator and function manager on hand to help

• Friendly service from our dedicated hotel team
#5

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
#6

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.
#7

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
#8

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
#9

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.
#10

Coastal Tents

South West, SP6 2DF
Up to 200 guests
If you are having a marquee wedding and are looking for something extra special then take a look at the Tipis and Sailcloth Tents by the guys at Coastal Tents. They are stunning alternatives to traditional frame marquees that allow you to enjoy your chosen vista. They give you a beautiful back drop and look great in any location, from perfectly manicured lawns and gardens to lush green fields in the countryside

The beauty of Coastal Tents is the flexibility, you can style them just as you wish, whether you are looking for that laid back festival feel or a more elegant and stylish affair.


The Tipis are made out of solid wooden poles grown in the cold forests of Sweden and a light tan-coloured canvas. They provide you with shade on a hot summers day or a warm and cosy atmosphere (with real log fires!) on a cold winters eve.


The translucent sailcloth tent allows natural light to enhance daylight hours and glows brilliantly when lit for the evening. One of the lovely features of these tents is the panoramic sidewalls. The walls can be easily rolled up (or down) to suit your needs allowing you and your guests to enjoy your chosen view in comfort and style.


Coastal Tents was founded by a husband and wife team who had a tipi wedding. They have over 7 years of experience working in the events industry ranging from Royal banquets to major sporting events. They are truly passionate about creating your perfect wedding scene and will give you a personal service to make sure your event is everything you dreamed of.


They employ and work with local people and businesses, meaning they have an excellent knowledge of the area and industry links which they will share with you.
#11

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.
#12

Ardington House

Church Street, Ardington, Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12 8QA, Wantage, Oxfordshire
£4500
Up to 200 guests
Ardington House is above all a fantastic family home and is available for self-catering weekend and weekly rentals for up to 25 people. Situated in the deep countryside of the North Wessex Downs in an officially designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, yet only 75 minutes from London, the House is an ideal location for weekends away or longer breaks.

The House is also often used as a base for house parties attending nearby sporting and cultural events, such as the Cheltenham Racing and Book Festivals, Hennessy Gold Cup, Henley Regatta, Silverstone Grand Prix and Royal Ascot.


• Licensed to hold civil ceremonies either indoors or on the unique setting of the Temple Island

• Our Temple Island, manicured gardens, lake, Manor House and marquee provide perfect backdrops for photographs

• Exclusivity and complete privacy on every occasion

• Flexible approach to catering, top quality chefs as the preferred catering team with very competitive rates

• Event manager on hand every step of the way

• Overnight accommodation available
#13

Monk Fryston Hall Hotel

Grove Park Drive, Nr Ardington, Wantage, Oxfordshire, OX12 7QG, Wantage, Oxfordshire
£4000
Up to 100 guests
At Monk Fryston Hall. one of the unique wedding venues in Yorkshire, the team are dedicated to making your wedding a day to remember. We take pride in treating each wedding as a separate event and are always happy to change packages and menus to suit your exact requirements.

Monk Fryston Hall dates back to the 13th century and stands in 30 acres of formal gardens with ornamental stone terracing, lake and fountain surrounded by woodland, providing the perfect backdrop for your wedding photographs.


Specialising in the more intimate wedding celebration, Monk Fryston is licensed for Civil Ceremonies and Partnerships in both The Haddon Room and the Rutland Room.


Room Hire Fee, we make a charge for hire of our room during your Wedding Ceremony.


We may make an additional room hire fee for your function depending on the number of guests attending and the type of package you choose.


You will need to liaise with your wedding planner at the hotel and the superintendent registrar for the Monk Fryston district to ensure your chosen date and time are available before confirming either the venue or the service.


• Licensed to hold civil ceremonies with 100 guests

• 13th-century, grade II listed manor house

• Tailor-made packages

• Offers for weekday and evening weddings

• Exclusive use available – only one wedding per day

• Free on-site parking
#14

Berkeley Castle

Berkeley Castle, Berkeley, Gloucestershire, GL13 9BQ, Berkeley, Gloucestershire
£5400
Up to 130 guests
Event possibilities are endless at Berkeley Castle where the Castle & Grounds are exclusively yours. Nestled amongst eight acres of Berkeley Estate land, we offer tranquillity and space perfect for escaping from the day to day routine.
Berkeley Castle is a medieval fortress which was originally built in the 14th century. On the inside, beautiful illustrated stained glass windows, original floorings, oudenarde tapestries and exquisite gilt furniture offer character and charm which provides an atmosphere of grandeur.


The grounds

In the grounds expect to find a sweeping lawn that wraps around the castle, gorgeous Elizabethan terraces which are filled with bright blooms during the spring and summer months as well as a stunning Lily Pond terrace which is perfect for a drinks reception on a warm summers evening. Looking across the rolling countryside of Gloucestershire sits the Gun Terrace, with beautiful views it creates the most amazing first impression and welcome for your guests.


Special care and attention to detail

We understand that events require special care and attention to detail, that’s why at Berkeley Castle we are happy to work with you to create a spectacular event that will be remembered by all. Whether you are working on a business conference or an event that requires creativity and thinking outside the box… we are always happy to discuss different ideas and proposals.


• Enchanting fairytale castle

• Exclusive hire available

• Whole day can take place in the Castle

• Stunning grounds

• Guided tours of the castle for guests

• Dedicated and experienced wedding coordinators and event staff
#15

Eastington Park

Eastington, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL10 3RY, Eastington, Gloucestershire
£2000
Up to 150 guests
Eastington Park is a stunning exclusive use wedding venue with accommodation, located in Gloucestershire

What we offer:

- Exclusive Use Wedding Venue

- 18th Century Manor House

- dyllic tree lined driveway and 8 acres of beautiful gardens

- Impressive Ballrooms and feature staircase

-Capacity of up to 142 day guests and 250 evening guests

- 32 bedrooms that accommodate 70 overnight guests

- Licensed for civil ceremonies inside and outside under our pergola

- Less than a 10 minute walk to the village church

- 24 hour bar license
#16

St.Giles House

Wimborne St. Giles, Dorset, BH21 5NA, Dorset, Dorset
£4500
Up to 150 guests
This beautiful family house has a long and rich history. In the past 400 years it has been at the heart of politics, philosophy and social thought. It's inspired generations of people who have had influence on the world around them. In recent times an award winning restoration has seen it brought back to life and become a family home once again. We are now excited to share it with you.

St Giles House provides an unforgettable experience for you and your loved one to marry in a truly stunning setting.


CEREMONY


St Giles House is licensed to hold civil ceremonies and there are many locations for you to choose from:


HOUSE

GRAND & INSPIRING


Surrounded by fireplaces and old master paintings, you can be married in any of the principle rooms in the house. An unforgettable setting full of history. St Giles can personalise your ceremony to tailor it to your taste. Maximum 120 guests.


PARK

TIMELESS AND NATURAL


Providing you sign the register indoors you can choose the rest of your ceremony to be under the clouds anywhere in the park and let nature be your muse. Perfect for a Spring/Summer wedding when you can enjoy the beautiful setting at St.Giles and create timeless photographs. No Limit.


GROTTO

INTIMATE AND ROMANTIC


This delicate Shell Grotto forms part of the 'Pleasure Grounds' built in the early 18th Century using shells brought back from the Caribbean. It's perfect for couples looking to wed in a unique and magical setting. Maximum 20 guests.


CHURCH

SPIRITUAL & TRADITIONAL


Wimborne St.Giles Church is next door to St.Giles House and was restored by the gothic revival architect Sir Ninian Comper. If you're seeking something more traditional in your cermonial vows, the Church is the epitome of dignified grace. Maximum 120 guests.


RECEPTION


Dine in the main house or in a beautiful marquee under candlelight. A feast is provided to you and your guests by our caterers. Committed to providing the best food and drink, St Giles will ensure your every whim is indulged. Maximum 120 guests (House), No Limit (Grounds).


• Fabulous private home

• Licensed to hold civil ceremonies

• Can accommodate 120 guests in the Church and House for your civil ceremony

• Park is available for larger events, with the capacity to hold a limitless number of guests

• Stone Hall available for your reception and can accommodate 200 guests

• Exclusive use available
#17

Cogges Manor Farm

Church Lane, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28 3LA, Witney, Oxfordshire
£3300
Up to 200 guests
Cogges is a beautiful wedding venue with over 1000 years of history, as well as being an integral part of the local area and a filming location for Downton Abbey. Weddings are a really important part of life at Cogges as they raise money for the upkeep of the site so it can keep its doors open for the whole community. It also offers two stunning seventeenth century barns which provide a wonderful setting for celebrations and a perfect blank canvas where you can add your own personalised details to make your special day complete.

We offer a relaxed and flexible service to meet your needs – after all, your wedding is as individual as you are. We can offer guidance if and when this is something you want; however, you have the freedom to use suppliers of your choice to bring your dream barn wedding to life.


We have a limited number of wedding slots per year. Plus, we ensure that there is only one wedding per weekend. This means that you will have exclusive use of the barns and dedicated time to set up the day before your wedding (and tidy away the day after) giving you the chance to really enjoy your wedding day the way you want it.


More than just a barn, we offer lots of space (inside and out of the barns) where you and your guests can roam. There’s room for canapés on the lawn, a barbecue or hog roast, a fire pit, food vans, music and games, along with beautiful rural backdrops for photographs around the grounds. And after 5pm, as well as the barns, the rest of the site is exclusively yours to enjoy too.


Being in Witney means there’s plenty of nearby accommodation, ample parking and we’re even close to the bus route!


There’s a lovely laid back and friendly atmosphere at Cogges; you’ll feel like you’re stepping in to history whilst making lots of lovely new memories of your own.


• Two stunning 17th Century Barns and Manor House

• Choices are yours to make

• Civil ceremony license

• Wheat Barn can accommodate up to 200 guests

• Barley Barn can accommodate up to 60 guests

• Extravagant outdoor spaces
#18

Gloucester Blackfriars Priory

English Heritage, Blackfriars, GL1 2HN, Gloucestershire, Gloucestershire
Up to 200 guests
Weddings at Blackfriars Priory
Memorable weddings demand extraordinary locations and Blackfriars Priory makes your special day exceptional. An enchanting priory in the centre of the historical city of Gloucester, captivating architecture steeped in history, will truly delight you and your guests. The perfect backdrop for your photos and videos, all combined with delicious award-winning food and drink, delivered with impeccable and considered service.


With packages from 10 to 200 guests, we can assist you in making your wedding day perfect, from the ceremony, to the wedding breakfast, through to evening reception. Blackfriars Priory truly is a magical setting for your wedding.


North Range

Imagine saying your marriage vows in the glorious remains of the Priory Church Range, with the sun streaming through the tall glass windows, a string quartet in the background playing soft and beautiful music. This magnificent room, with its stunning 13th century roof, is the perfect setting for your wedding and the celebrations after.


East Range

Our East Range is a beautiful part of the original building at Blackfriars. With warm natural light, the East Range can hold up to 50 and this magnificent room can be decorated in candles with the light reflecting off the polished wooden floor and will make a perfect setting for a close, intimate wedding ceremony.


• 13th Medieval Priory settled in the heart of Gloucestershire

• Packages can cater from 10 to 200 guests

• The East Range can seat up to 60 guests (maximum)

• Dedicated wedding coordinator on hand

• Recently renovated for you to enjoy

• Home to Britain’s oldest and most well preserved medieval library
#19

Bradfield College

Bradfield, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 6AU, Reading, Berkshire
Up to 200 guests
Bradfield College, set in the idyllic Berkshire countryside, has the capacity to welcome 40-250 wedding guests. Our fantastic service and superb setting make us one of the best wedding locations in the area.

Our civil ceremony licence enables couples to get married here on site in a variety of rooms. The stunning architecture and picturesque grounds make the ideal backdrop for your wedding photographs.


Our caterers take great pride in delivering an excellent service and boast a broad choice of culinary options to suit a wide range of requirements. Guests can enjoy a drinks reception in the elegant setting of the Quad, before entering either the beautiful Dining Hall for an exceptional wedding breakfast.


We offer an experienced wedding organiser as part of our service, to help you plan a perfect and memorable day.



• Rural and accessible location in the beautiful Berkshire countryside

• Beautiful historic rooms

• Civil Ceremony license up to 150 guests

• Wedding receptions from 40 to 250

• Only 5 miles from Junction 12 on the M4

• Bespoke wedding packages designed to meet your needs and budget
#20

Whitemead Forest Park

Parkend, GL15 4LA, Lydney, Gloucestershire
Up to 120 guests
Whitemead Forest Park is the perfect venue for your special event.

Nestling in the heart of the magical Forest of Dean and surrounded by acres of beautiful park and woodland, this really is a gorgeous setting all year round.


Are you looking for the ideal location to host a wedding, party, meeting or residential team-building event? Do you need a venue for a formal dinner or a children’s party? We can also lay on a whole range of outdoor activities for kids of all ages and interests.


The Venue is a large, versatile space, with natural daylight flooding in through the windows. It has its own bar and stage area, and has room for up to 250 people. It can also be resized into three smaller suites, perfect for intimate gatherings, private dining or larger celebrations.

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