Choosing the perfect Bristol and Somerset wedding venue is an exciting part of your wedding planning. There is a huge choice of venue types in Bristol and Somerset covering Bath, Weston Super Mare, Taunton, Yeovil, Bridgwater including hotels, barns, country manor houses, romantic castles as well as chic city and town centre locations.
Take a look at Bristol and Somerset wedding venues and those further afield in our listings below.
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‘Your Day, Your Way’ is our simple philosophy for every wedding that we look after at Combe House Hotel. So whether you are having a small intimate affair for just a few or a celebration for many our team of experienced staff and dedicated wedding planners take pride in ensuring that your day goes exactly as you desire.
Leigh Court is a beautiful 19th Century Palladian Mansion based in a stunning historical setting. Surrounded by 27 acres of ancient, wooded grounds and lush green lawns, it is located on the edge of Bristol and is the perfect location for a charming countryside wedding.
Somerset Registration Service provide civil ceremonies, and much more, for the councils in Somerset and North Somerset. We hold over 3000 ceremonies every year and our team are genuinely passionate about making each and every one memorable and unique. Hand on heart, we think this is the best place in the world to get married, form a partnership, renew your vows or celebrate your new child.
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So when you decide to look for local suppliers, wedding retailers and service providers for your special day, our magazines can really help you plan your wedding.
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We have 19 wedding titles covering counties and regions throughout most of England and Wales. Your Bristol and Somerset Wedding is available to download for free as a high quality eMagazine. Regional wedding magazines covering other areas are available here.
People in Bristol invited to Walk for Parkinson’s
People in Bristol are invited to join Parkinson's UK at Blaise Castle on Sunday 9 July for a fundraising walk to help fund vital research to find better treatments and a cure for Parkinson's. Walk for Parkinson's is the charity's national community fundraising series, and everyone is encouraged to get involved to get active, meet new people, and help fund life changing research. The Walk for Parkinson's event offers distances to suit everyone where you can explore 400 acres of pretty parkland and woodland around the Blaise Castle Estate.
Posted: 6 June 2023
The Ethicurean is the perfect sunshine dining destination this summer
Set within the rolling hills of the Mendips in the Bristol countryside, the Michelin Green starred 'The Ethicurean', co-owned by Matthew Pennington with Chef Mark McCabe is one of the most picturesque and tranquil dining experiences in the UK and the most perfect sunshine dining destination. On warmer days, guests can look over the sun-drenched walled garden whilst basking in the beautifully bright converted greenhouse that is the restaurant itself.
Posted: 1 June 2023
Steeped in history, The Bishop’s Palace and Gardens sits in the heart of Wells
Steeped in history, The Bishop's Palace and Gardens sits at the heart of the Medieval city of Wells, Somerset. Whether your arrival is by car or a relaxed stroll across the drawbridge, you'll be greeted with breathtaking views of the stunning, 800-year-old Medieval building. The venue offers 14 acres of perfectly-kept gardens to enjoy, and there's something quite magical about them. With the moat surrounding the Palace offering the tranquil sounds of flowing water, the stunning backdrop of Wells Cathedral, picturesque willow bridge and seasonal flowers and plants all year round, this is a beautiful place for you and your loved ones to gather after the "I dos" elsewhere.
Posted: 30 May 2023
Fireflower Tipis provide the perfect pick for a summer wedding
Fireflower Tipis based in Stow-on-the-Wold in Gloucestershire offer nationwide hire of their magical tipi tents that offer rustic charm and a blank canvas for year-round weddings. Summer celebrations can make the most of the great outdoors with garden games, al fresco drinks, hay bales and firepits. During the colder months, the interior of the tipis looks cosy dressed with fairylights, sheepskin rugs and blankets.
Posted: 23 May 2023
Five minutes with... Jess Jordan from Court Farm
Jess runs Court Farm's weddings along with her husband and family. Before it became their family home, she ran a wide variety of events across the globe. So, she's definitely well versed in the field and absolutely loves being part of so many lovely couples' beautiful days. Tell us about Court Farm... Court Farm is a lovingly restored 16th-century farmhouse set in ten acres of gardens in the heart of the English countryside. The charming English courtyard and characterful vaulted barns offer couples the perfect blank canvas to create a truly memorable wedding day to suit your own personal style.
Posted: 4 May 2023
Wolsey Lodges unveil 10% Coronation Voucher Offer
Wolsey Lodges is a collection of nationwide residences perfect for honeymoons and mini-moons in various regions including Devon, Cornwall, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire. Usually, the team at Wolsey Lodges offer a 10% voucher promotion over Easter but this year, it has been extended to cover the weekend of the coronation. Celebrate spring with a stay at a Wolsey Lodge - the gift vouchers also make the perfect present for friends and relatives. With 10% off, they're a clever way of shaving the cost off your next Wolsey Lodge stay by buying vouchers now. Vouchers can be redeemed for accommodation and food at any Wolsey Lodge and are valid for two years. So if you take advantage of this discounted offer - available until the end of 8th of May - there's plenty of time to plan your stay.
Posted: 27 April 2023
Check out these two beautiful properties in Somerset
Located in the heart of Somerset on a cider farm, Yarlington Barn is a family-run venue surrounded by apple orchards and lakes. A versatile space for weddings, the picturesque lake and large outside terrace offer glorious photographic opportunities.
Set in the heart of North Somerset, just 15 minutes from Bristol, this lavish mansion house boasts extensive grounds complete with lake and bridge, meadow and wilderness walk all overlooked by Hebe's fountain. Clevedon Pier and the sea too are only a couple of minutes away.
Posted: 18 April 2023
County Wedding Magazine reader shares their prize win story!
Here at County Wedding Magazines HQ, we love nothing more than to hear from the winners of our competitions. In the crazy world of wedding planning, it's exciting for us to be able to offer our lovely readers some exciting giveaways and competitions which will hopefully give you a much-needed pick-me-up during on the countdown to your wedding day. In December 2022, CWM ran a competition, 'Win a relaxing spa day for two!' and the winners were nearlyweds Laura and Antoni. The lucky pair enjoyed a day at The Spa at Ardencote, a luxury four-star wedding venue in Warwickshire, including a 55-minute Elemis treatment, light lunch and full access to the award-winning spa facilities worth £130!
Posted: 17 April 2023
Little Quarme is located in the heart of Exmoor National Park
Little Quarme is located in the heart of Exmoor National Park and boasts spectacular views from the outdoor wedding gazebo. The grounds too are particularly photogenic with their ornamental lily pond. The giant barbecue, indoor barn and six cosy cottages ready to sleep 22 guests are ready and waiting for you too. There's also a sheltered and fairly flat camping lawn, which can host up to seven tents on the night of the wedding.
The venue offers exclusive use with the freedom and flexibility to design your perfect wedding day. There are no packages as every big day is bespoke – DIY or organised. Many previous couples have been looking for a relaxed and informal day; some embrace the festival vibe with fi re pits, flags and florals; others go vintage with retro props and styling. The choice is yours!
Posted: 11 April 2023
The Roman Baths & Pump Room is located at the heart of a World Heritage Site
Located at the heart of the World Heritage Site, the Roman Baths & Pump Room is without doubt one of the most distinctive buildings in the country. The award-winning complex is steeped in history, with its origins dating back 2,000 years. The hot baths, which yield around 1,200,000 litres of water daily at a constant 46 degrees are surrounded by the original ancient paving and it's here that sunrise and sunset ceremonies take place, overlooked by the beautiful Bath Abbey.
The Great Bath area is part of the vast ancient monument; while the adjoining Georgian Pump Room, an elegant building with tall windows and Corinthian columns, frequented by Jane Austen, is accessed from the Abbey churchyard.
Posted: 4 April 2023