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Why Choose Orchardleigh

There are hundreds of reasons to choose Orchardleigh as your venue, find a select few of our favourites below...

  • You will enjoy complete exclusivity of Orchardleigh House and grounds for the duration of your wedding day to enjoy as if it were your own.

  • Our unique three day wedding package extends your celebrations over three days - after all, you won’t want your special day to end!

  • Choose between a civil ceremony (inside or out) or opt for a religious ceremony in one of the nearby Churches.  St Mary’s Church is located right here on the estate on its own little island - quite possibly the most romantic Church ever.

  • Accommodation the night before your wedding at Orchardleigh Castle and Murty Lodge - sleeping up to 18 guests

  • Orchardleigh House is a beautiful 19th Century Stately Home situated within a 500 acre gated private Estate, located in one of the most picturesque areas in the UK, Near the historic city of Bath.

  • Dancing until dawn! As we don’t have any neighbours, the bar can stay open for you and your guests until you say stop - at no extra charge.

  • Stunning grounds, gardens and interiors providing unlimited gorgeous backdrops and photo opportunities come rain or shine.

  • We work closely with local farmers, gamekeepers and nurseries whereever possible to supply our kitchen with produce that is grown or reared on the estate or within the local area.

  • Enjoy a meal with family and friends on the evening before your wedding at The Peacock Restaurant. Pre-booking is essential.

  • Family owned with personal service

  • Only 2 hours from Big Ben

  • Your entire wedding day can be held on the Estate – Church Service or Civil Service, Reception and accommodation all on the Orchardleigh Estate

  • Banqueting within the main house for up to 150 guests and a marquee available to hire that accommodates up to 400 guests

  • Enough accommodation for your entire wedding party – up to a maximum of 150 guests

  • Awarded a Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor

  • Our own Longranger Helicopter on site that can be hired to travel from the Church to House or House to Honeymoon. Available to hire ex pilot from £500.

  • We also have our own Helipads next to both Estate Churches!

  • Superb Brian Hugget 18 Hole Golf Course. Tee Times are bookable 6 months in advance for wedding guests from £15 per round.

  • Hire from our fleet of wedding cars, all of which are garaged on the estate. Hire is from £250, exclusively for our couples.

  • Our backup generators will ensure your day goes unaffected in the event of a powercut.

  • We can offer a range of activites and outdoor pursuits, including Clay Pigeon Shooting, Jenga and Croquet - and almost anything you can dream up!

  • Exclusive Minimoon in Weymouth or Cannes for our couples!