10 Somerset Wedding Venues
Somerset is known for its beautiful rolling hills, green valleys, and scenic villages. Visitors can enjoy scenic landscapes, and historic landmarks, including the stunning Wells Cathedral, the medieval ruins of Glastonbury Abbey, and the iconic Cheddar Gorge. Not to mention a gorgeous coastline, nice beaches, seaside towns, and nature reserves. No wonder there is an abundance of wedding venues in Somerset.
Indeed this South West England county should be on your radar if you are engaged and searching for a dream wedding venue. To help with your search, I've curated a list of my favorite Somerset wedding venues for you to swoon over.
St Audries Park
Overflowing with old-world charm, St Audries Park is a dreamy place for a wedding. With 100 acres of picturesque parkland and gardens, providing a great backdrop for wedding photos, it can accommodate up to 130 guests for a wedding ceremony and up to 250 guests for an evening reception. The 19th-century manor house has been restored to its former glory and offers a unique and historic setting for couples who appreciate beauty blended with history.
Elmhay Park is a notable wedding venue located in the heart of Somerset. This beautifully restored 18th-century Georgian estate boasts pretty gardens, green hills, and a tranquil lake, providing the perfect backdrop for a romantic and elegant wedding celebration. The venue offers exclusive use of the estate, including a luxurious reception hall, a charming outdoor ceremony space, and spacious accommodations for the bridal party and guests. With its breathtaking scenery and impeccable service, Elmhay Park is an idyllic wedding destination.
Orchardleigh House is an exceptional venue for weddings due to its breathtaking beauty, grandeur, and versatility. Nestled amidst endless acres of pristine parkland, lakes, and gardens, the 19th-century Victorian mansion boasts a unique blend of traditional elegance and contemporary luxury. Its grand reception rooms, ornate staircases, and magnificent ballroom provide a spectacular backdrop for wedding ceremonies and receptions. In addition, they allow late-night receptions and welcome you to dance till dawn if your newlywed heart desires.
Welcome to a beautiful wedding view that has cozy home sweet home vibes woven into the experience. The owners' Peter and Caroline, are passionate about weddings. They had their own wedding at Widcombe Grange and enjoyed it so much that they have continued planning weddings ever since.
This elegant country house spoils couples with a range of indoor and outdoor spaces for weddings, including a oak-paneled ceremony room, a stunning dining room, and a spacious marquee. Or for an intimate wedding, you can find a pretty garden area to say exchange your vows.
Brympton House is a wow-worthy wedding venue with history and charm. The house provides a magical setting for a fairytale wedding and is suitable for grand celebrations or intimate gatherings. I could happily shoot engaged and just-married couples in this beautiful place for days.
The gorgeous location of Priston Mill reminds me of a movie set. Just outside Bath, you can choose from The Water Mill, The Tythe Barn, or magnificent garden areas for your ceremony. Outstanding food and drink, a high level of service, and plenty of accommodation options nearby make this Somerset wedding venue one of the best.
Holbrook Manor is a romantic Somerset wedding venue with a historic manor house surrounded by lush gardens. The venue offers a range of indoor and outdoor spaces for ceremonies and receptions, including a grand ballroom with sparkling chandeliers and a licensed outdoor pavilion. From catering to decor and entertainment, Holbrook Manor weddings are renowned for their elegance and sophistication, making it a sought-after destination for couples looking to tie the knot in style.
Pennard House is a stunning country house with a charming ceremony room, a rustic barn, and a dramatic walled garden that will look lovely in your wedding photos. With accommodation for up to 24 guests, Pennard House welcomes wedding groups who want to stay for the whole weekend or longer.
Midelney Manor is a majestic 16th-century manor house with well-manicured gardens and a whimsical-looking lake among many of the Instagram-worthy corners on the property. The manor house is licensed for civil ceremonies, and couples can exchange vows in the Great Hall or the tranquil garden gazebo. The manor house also offers luxurious accommodation for the wedding couple and their guests, with six beautifully appointed bedrooms and suites. With its idyllic setting and timeless charm, Midelney Manor is a truly unforgettable wedding venue.
Crowcombe Court is a well-known mansion in the heart of the picturesque Quantock Hills in Somerset. This historic house offers a magnificent and idyllic setting for weddings, with its elegant architecture, perfectly landscaped gardens, and sweeping views of the surrounding countryside. The venue offers indoor and outdoor options for ceremonies and receptions, accommodating up to 150 guests. With exclusive use of the house and grounds, couples can enjoy a truly magical day, with the added convenience of on-site accommodation for themselves and their guests. From the grand entrance hall to the intimate drawing room, every corner of Crowcombe Court exudes charm and character, making it an exceptional place to tie the knot.
While choosing from so many gorgeous Somerset wedding venues can be overwhelming, you would probably have a wedding that exceeds your wildest wedding dreams at any of them. I've been blessed to document weddings at many of these places, so if you want a more detailed lowdown on any of them, feel free to reach out.