Situated in beautiful Somerset and surrounded by the Mendip Hills, this stunning country retreat can be all yours for your special day. Our ultimate desire is for you to enjoy your special day so we have created the perfect setting, with superb cuisine and impeccable service, allowing our devoted staff to provide everything that you need to make your wedding, truly wonderful and unforgettable.
Seeing is believing so we would love to invite you to join us for a showaround, allowing you to experience the hotel for yourself. This will also allow you meet with one of our Wedding Coordinators, who will happily discuss your requirements further so please, contact us at any time on email@example.com or call 01749 342008 to organise a time to suit you.
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Ceremony - up to 40 guests | Wedding Breakfast - up to 40 guests
The Old Drawing Room is a cosy and charming room overlooking our gardens, which encompasses both character and style. Located within the older part of the hotel, this room is ideal for an intimate wedding for both your ceremony and reception. The Old Drawing Room is licensed for a maximum of 40 guests for your ceremony and will house 40 guests for banqueting.
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Ceremony - up to 120 guests | Wedding Breakfast - up to 80 guests | Evening Reception - up to 150 guests
Our exquisite Orangery, with its own private entrance, is a self-contained building separate to the rest of our hotel. Once you walk through the entrance door, you’re greeted by a stunning and bright foyer, basking in natural light showering down from the skylights. Decorated in an 18th century style, the grand windows of The Orangery provides vast amounts of natural light and bewitching views of our gardens. With its own private terrace and direct access to these beautiful gardens, making it the perfect venue for daytime weddings.
Several sofas, armchairs and even a private bar make this an ideal location for a drinks reception, quiet room or a wet weather option with your guests able to enjoy their drinks on the terrace (weather permitting) throughout the day. The Orangery provides a self-contained area where you won't be disturbed; allowing you to celebrate your wedding day with your friends and family whilst enjoying its various luxuries and comfort.
The Orangery is available for ceremony use with a capacity of 120 people; a wedding breakfast of up to 80 people and an evening reception of 150 people.
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Exclusive use of our hotel allows you the use of The Orangery as described above but also, gives you the opportunity to customise your wedding day, encompassing the rest of our facilities we have available. Simply make our hotel, your home for the day! With your ceremony in The Orangery, the hotel lounges utilised for your drinks reception as you walk around the breathtaking grounds. With exclusive use, our restaurant is yours with lots of natural light and garden views allowing the impression of al fresco dining.
In the evening, the restaurant becomes an intimate and cosy candlelit location for a perfect wedding breakfast of up to 120 guests or choose the Orangery, with its dance floor for a more relaxed, homely feel utilising the lounges allowing for up to 200 guests. Our 28 bedrooms ensure that your friends and family are there by your side throughout your wedding journey - from arrival, to breakfast the next morning. Exclusive use brings flexibility as well as privacy, as you'll be spoilt by the undivided attention of our hotel and staff.
With a wealth of natural daylight and views across the grounds, this room is the ideal setting for a wedding breakfast throughout the year which is available for exclusive use with a maximum of 120 guests.
If you are in need of additional space for your special day or would like something unique, then our gardens are able to house a marquee. Please note we are able to provide details of a local company, however, the marquee must be booked and paid for directly with the supplier.
Are you looking to get in shape for your wedding? Our on-site Health Club offers premium health club facilities to help you in your fitness journey. Whether you want to take part in an Aqua class, pump some iron or focus on your fitness with a functional class, we have something to suit you. Our dedicated fitness team can help you every step of the way to ensure you reach your important wedding fitness goals.
If it’s relaxation you need leading up to your perfect day, the Bannatyne Spa is the perfect location. During your membership you will receive 20% off treatments. At The Bannatyne Spa Charlton House in partnership with Elemis, we offer the very best in Elemis treatments, Bare Minerals makeup, as well as luxurious massage treatments.
All of our wedding suppliers below have been handpicked by us for their quality of products, their customer services and their attention to detail ensuring that your wedding is enhanced with perfection.
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Our team have taken their time and used their vast experience, to design some fantastic all inclusive wedding packages, which you will find in our wedding brochure or alternatively we can provide a bespoke wedding package, just for you. Our dedicated onsite Wedding Coordinators will work with you every step of the way to ensure your wedding reflects your own individual style and personality, as well as guide you through every stage of the planning process.
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