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The perfect space

With a selection of venues from grand and formal to small and intimate, all situated in an inspiring and beautiful setting,­ we have the perfect space for your wedding ceremony and reception.

Our unique gardens and buildings have been skillfully restored back to their former glory over the last 20 years and the beautiful scenery is tended by a team of skilled gardeners all year round, providing the perfect backdrop for the wedding you’ve been dreaming of.

The Orangery

The perfect light-filled venue for your ceremony, this beautiful, iconic hamstone building, designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens, offers unrivalled views across the famous gardens and beyond to the Blackdown Hills.

  • Ceremonies
  • Music
  • Canapés
  • Drinks
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Bampfylde Hall

The grand Bampfylde Hall dates back to 1680. With its high ceilings and dramatic timber beams, the Bampfylde Hall is a fantastic space for your wedding breakfast and party or for your ceremony.

  • Ceremonies
  • Evening Reception
  • Music
  • Catering
  • Wedding Breakfast
  • Reception
  • Canapés
  • Drinks
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The Temple

The Bride, Groom and Registrar inside the Temple, with guests on the grass in front. Perched high above the Pear Pond in the Landscape Gardens is the 18th century Temple Arbour – the ultimate romantic ‘hideaway’ for wedding ceremonies.

  • Ceremonies
Temple

The Main Hall

Hold your ceremony or drinks reception in the Main Hall, where the splendour of our grand sweeping staircase makes a real statement. This space also lends itself to your evening party after wedding breakfast in Hestercombe House.

  • Ceremonies
  • Music
  • Catering
  • Reception
  • Canapés
  • Drinks
Main Hall

The Dining Room

An elegant room with traditional wood-panelled walls and classical paintings, the Dining Room is ideal for a drinks reception after your ceremony with its easy access onto the Victorian Terrace.

  • Ceremonies
  • Music
  • Catering
  • Wedding Breakfast
  • Reception
  • Canapés
  • Drinks
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Orangery Lawn

We have two areas in the Gardens that are suitable for marquees. We are happy to discuss the possibility of you providing your own marquee.

  • Evening Reception
  • Music
  • Catering
  • Wedding Breakfast
  • Reception
  • Canapés
  • Drinks
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Victorian Terrace

The Victorian Terrace overlooks the world acclaimed formal gardens, with bright colours specified by garden designer Gertrude Jekyll, and far-reaching views of Taunton and beyond. A perfect setting for summer drinks and canapes.

  • Canapés
  • Drinks
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The Column Room

The Column Room is the original sitting room of the Portman family looks out over the Victorian terrace. Perfect for a drinks reception after your ceremony.

  • Canapés
  • Drinks
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