Somerset, , england
Taken straight from a fairytale, the grand 19th Century Victorian house and the surrounding 500 acres of stunning grounds, provide a truly enchanting setting for your special day.
Orchardleigh's Three Day Wedding package offers the wonderful opportunity to extend your celebrations - with accommodation in two separate properties on the estate sleeping up to 18 guests the night before and a romantic stay at the estates Palladium Boathouse on the night after your wedding day.
Located just 10 miles from historic Bath, the venue is perfect all year round. The gorgeous gardens are look stunning in the summer sunshine, and the open fires provide a cosy atmosphere in the winter months.
Exclusively yours and offering the grandeur of a traditional 19th Century Stately Home; from the elegant Ballroom that can hold up to 162 guests, to the cosy Morning Room, the impressive full sized Billiard room and the regal surroundings of the Great Hall, Orchardleigh welcomes you to use the spaces however you wish to create your perfect wedding day.
Orchardleigh House is fully licensed to hold civil ceremonies both inside and out, with the addition of two brand new outdoor ceremony spaces in 2019.
If you’re planning a more traditional service, there are two beautiful churches within the estate. Neither church requires you to be from the local parish to use the facility, so it is open to all. St. Mary’s Church is ideally located on its own private island. As there is no electricity supplied to the church's remote location, all wedding ceremonies are conducted purely by candlelight for a magical, romantic setting. St. Mary’s also boasts its own helipad so you can arrive in dramatic style! From the Bell Longranger Helicopter to a Bentley Continental GTC, Orchardleigh offers a variety of wedding transportation for you to hire.
For overnight guests, the estate can accommodate up to 85 guests in 41 opulent bedrooms in the main house.
Orchardleigh Estate is an award-winning venue; it was declared Somerset Wedding of the Year, named second best UK Venue by Perfect Wedding Magazine, and voted ninth in Marie Claire’s Best UK Venues!
Please see the editor of Confetti's review of Orchardleigh House here