Where To Get Married In Wiltshire or Somerset
Are you on the look-out for the ideal venue for your big day? With beautiful rolling hills and luscious countryside, a wedding in Wiltshire or Somerset is unlike any other. Here are some stunning venues to get you inspired to plan your wedding…
1. Stourhead Gardens
Stourhead Gardens is one of the most beautiful National Trust sites in the country. Ceremonies can take place at the Temple of Apollo, overlooking the 18th-century landscape garden and lake. The temple capacity is 30 inside, but additional guests are welcome outside. The Temple is available every day, all year round, except Christmas Day. If you plan on a larger celebration, Stourton Memorial Hall can seat up to 80 guests for dinner. Situated just a short distance from the garden entrance, at the heart of the Stourhead estate, The Memorial Hall is ideal for larger weddings.
2. The Field Kitchen
The Field Kitchen in Holt sits in 32 acres of wonderful Wiltshire countryside. If you’re looking for a unique venue which still has the wow-factor, then this is the venue for you. The Field Kitchen is a modern and stylish venue at the centre of a renovated glove factory. Their restaurant, with panoramic windows overlooking beautiful parkland, seats 90 people. Design your own bespoke wedding menu and enjoy a delicious feast from their in-house chefs – from incredible sharing plates inspired by seasonal flavours to laid back comfort food.
3. Wick Farm
Wick Farm is on the border between Wiltshire and Somerset, just 3 miles from Burghope Cottage. It’s an elegant, rural wedding venue surrounded by beautiful countryside and holds up to 132 guests. Made up of two adjoining 16th-century barns with original features, this is a truly enchanting place to say ‘I do’. If you’re in luck with the weather on your big day, you can head outside to the pretty lake, beautifully manicured lawns and surrounding fields – the perfect backdrop for your wedding photos. Or enjoy drinks on the decking area, also with spectacular views.
The stately surroundings of Longleat offers the most romantic of settings for your very own unique wedding. Set amongst rose filled gardens of the Love Labyrinth and Secret Garden, the Orangery is an exquisite venue for your special day. The conservatory has incredible views of Longleat House. Enjoy an elegant drinks reception with your guests in the Formal Gardens, or for a more formal celebration enjoy your wedding within the magnificent stately surroundings of the Great Hall or the Green Library. There’s also space for a marquee on the manicured lawns alongside the lake.
5. The Manor House
Nestled within the Cotswold village of Castle Combe, lies the luxurious 14th century Manor House with plenty of charm! The venue is located within 365 acres of stunning Cotswold parkland – the rolling lawns, Italian gardens and breathtaking views makes it the perfect countryside location for an English wedding. With award-winning dining, bespoke packages and a dedicated wedding co-ordinator, your wedding will be planned to perfection ensuring you get exactly what your heart desires.
6. Priston Mill
Just 9 miles from Winsley is the unique Priston Mill. The ancient Watermill and Tythe Barn at Priston Mill are two romantic wedding venues for receptions and civil ceremonies. Both have retained their elegant character and yet are furnished in a luxurious contemporary style. Up to 140 people can be seated comfortably for your wedding meal in the Tythe Barn, with space for more on the mezzanine. The Watermill is an enchanting and ancient building, providing seating for up to 90, or 120 guests for your evening party.
7. Bowood Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort
Celebrate your wedding, civil ceremony or civil partnership in a magical setting at Bowood Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort. Set in the heart of the stunning Wiltshire countryside, this venue has plenty of space for up to 160 guests for your ceremony. There’s also a Wedding Pavilion for outdoor weddings with the gorgeous Bowood Estate as the picture-perfect backdrop to your special day. The exceptionally skilled in-house chefs will provide cooked-to-perfection menus to make sure you have a delicious, quality feast at your wedding.
8. Widbrook Grange
Located just outside the historic town of Bradford on Avon, Widbrook Grange is an 18th-century Georgian country house set in 11 acres of romantic gardens. Choose to say ‘I Do’ in the stunning converted barn ceremony room, the Manvers Suite with elegant chandeliers and a connecting conservatory providing you access to your own private garden or outdoors under the romantic willow tree for a special blessing. Discover an indoor heated pool, roaring log fires, cosy lounges, a fabulous restaurant run by a world champion chef and an exclusive gin bar, home to over 150 gins!
9. Woolley Grange
Woolley Grange is a charming and intimate venue, perfect for small luxury weddings. The Manor House in set in 14 acres of grounds on the outskirts of the medieval town of Bradford-on-Avon, just 2 miles from Burghope Cottage. Woolley Grange can comfortably accommodate wedding parties up to 35 people, with the capacity to seat a maximum of 60 guests using the adjoining elegant dining rooms for the wedding breakfast. Additionally you may choose one of the smaller charming rooms with their own individual atmosphere for a more intimate ceremony.
10. Grittleton House
Grittleton House, is an exclusive, privately owned country house wedding venue, set within 35 acres of beautiful gardens and grounds. Situated within the Cotswolds, in the picturesque village of Grittleton, just a short distance from Winsley village. Hold your ceremony in the stunning Central Hall, the striking Yellow Gallery, or the Victorian Orangery overlooking the terrace and Italian sunken gardens. Grittleton House can cater for up to 80 adult day guests on a Friday and Saturday, or 50 adult day guests for the rest of the week.
Burghope Cottage is situated close to so many incredible wedding venues and is an ideal romantic retreat for honeymooners. Beautifully refurbished with just a hint of France there are soft Bath stone walls, original flagstone floors, wood burners, a blissful Jacuzzi hot tub, a luxurious bathroom and it’s located in beautiful, peaceful countryside just a few miles from Bath and Bradford-On-Avon. All less than two hours’ drive from London. Click here to book your honeymoon with us.