Wedding venue inspiration - Manor house, Stately homes

Deciding on your ideal wedding venue is an key part of your wedding planning.

There is a huge choice of different venue types in Gloucestershire and Wiltshire including hotels, barns, country manor houses, romantic castles as well as chic city and town centre locations.

Check out these stunning wedding venues and those further afield in our listings below.

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Manor house, Stately homes: Hatch House, Tisbury, Wiltshire

Hatch House, Tisbury, Wiltshire

Nestled in the heart of the Wiltshire countryside and accessed through the large armorial gates sits this wedding venue, originally a 17th-century house transformed in the early 20th century by the celebrated architect Detmar Blow. The theatrical façade overlooking the picturesque gardens nods to the vibrant, eclectic interior that maintains the warmth and feel of a family home. The highlight of these manicured grounds includes several garden rooms that provide a variety of spaces for weddings of most sizes along with a two-tier, 17th-century walled Dutch garden with panoramic vistas stretching across the Vale of Wardour. The lower lawn offers a romantic, private setting perfect for weddings.


Manor house, Stately homes: Antrobus House, Amesbury, Wiltshire

Antrobus House, Amesbury, Wiltshire

This Grade 11 listed period wedding venue is set in three acres of formal gardens and parkland is located close to Salisbury and Andover and is available to hire for exclusive-use weddings at affordable prices being a charitable trust. It boasts original, ornate features and many picturesque photographic backdrops. There are two large function rooms suitable for weddings, The Lady Florence Room on the first floor with plenty of natural light where ceremonies take place, and The Edmund Hall located on the ground floor where the wedding breakfast for up to 100 guests seated, and the evening reception for up to 150 loved ones takes place. The double-lawned garden at the front of the house is a pretty, spacious area ideal for an outdoor drinks reception and it's also big enough for a small marquee.


Manor house, Stately homes: Hatherley Manor, Gloucester, Gloucestershire

Hatherley Manor, Gloucester, Gloucestershire

This historic 17th-century manor house hotel set in 64 acres of idyllic Gloucestershire countryside blends luxury accommodation with many character features and presents The Spa at Hatherley Manor, a tranquil setting home to six luxury treatment rooms and a long spa menu, a large vitality pool set against views of the pretty walled gardens, a thermal suite complete with experience showers, a sauna and steam room, and a fully-equipped gym. Outdoor ceremonies can take place for between 10 and 300 guests in the stunning pavilion located in the historic walled garden, and the manicured lawn to the front and side of the manor is a great spot for big-day photographs.


Manor house, Stately homes: Chiseldon House, Chiseldon, Wiltshire

Chiseldon House, Chiseldon, Wiltshire

This country manor house wedding venue is nestled within its own pretty landscaped gardens in the Wiltshire countryside, with 21 stylish bedrooms and two elegant function rooms that can be transformed for exclusive-use weddings. The picturesque grounds are a photographer's dream, with Instaworthy touches at every turn including balconies with far-reaching views of the grounds and secluded wooded areas. Al fresco ceremonies take place in the summerhouse located within the private, secluded courtyard leading directly into both function rooms for up to 100 guests. The indoor ceremony option is the chic Borelli Suite overlooking the gardens that are suitable for up to 60 loved ones. The wedding breakfast is also held here for an intimate 40 people while the restaurant that leads directly to the courtyard seats up to 100 guests for the wedding breakfast and hosts up to 150 for the evening reception.


Manor house, Stately homes: Cricklade House Hotel, Restaurant, Spa, Cricklade, Wiltshire

Cricklade House Hotel, Restaurant, Spa, Cricklade, Wiltshire

This traditional wedding venue is located on the edge of the Cotswolds stands in more than 30 acres of peaceful, secluded grounds offering a warm, welcoming atmosphere. The country house has been tastefully restored and carefully extended with one of the most impressive additions being the magnificent Victorian-style glass conservatory which runs the full length of the original building offering panoramic vistas across the Wiltshire countryside. The new Fritillary Spa has recently opened allowing guests access to the fitness suite, swimming pool, sauna, steam room and five luxurious treatment suites. Invited wedding guests can book an additional night to take advantage of the spa.


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