Location: Wiltshire
Venues Longleat House

Longleat House

Distance from the centre of Wiltshire: 21.65 miles
Longleat House
  • Famous stately home welcoming wedding ceremonies and receptions
  • Located on the border of Somerset and Wiltshire
  • Grade I-listed Elizabethan mansion and outbuildings
  • 19th-century Orangery available for ceremonies and receptions
  • Accommodation available nearby - special rates for your wedding guests

Longleat House and its 900-acre estate presents a resplendent and truly enchanting scene for any wedding ceremony, reception or evening celebration. As the first stately home in the UK to open its doors to the public, some will argue that the house is the definitive quintessential English manor house.

This luxurious venue is a truly extraordinary place, which combines many hundreds of years of history with a striking stately home, a series of landscaped parklands, and of course, the world-famous Safari Park. This Elizabethan paradise is licensed to host civil marriage and partnership ceremonies, and is ideal for wedding receptions!

Get in touch with Longleat's dedicated and experienced wedding coordinator by clicking the 'Email this business' button, or reveal and dial the telephone number.

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  • Longleat House - Venue - Wiltshire
  • Longleat House - Venue - Wiltshire
  • Longleat House - Venue - Wiltshire
  • Longleat House - Venue - Wiltshire
  • Longleat House - Venue - Wiltshire
  • Longleat House - Venue - Wiltshire
  • Longleat House - Venue - Wiltshire
  • Longleat House - Venue - Wiltshire
  • Longleat House - Venue - Wiltshire

Facilities

The Longleat Estate has four perfect spaces (referred to as 'venues' by Longleat's wedding coordinators) in which marrying couples can celebrate their big day.

The Elizabethan Great Hall

This fascinating Hall retains many 16th-century features from the original mansion, and has hosted social occasions and banquets throughout its history. Commence your wedding reception with drinks and canapés in the East Corridor, and then invite your guests to sit down for a delicious wedding breakfast in the adjacent Great Hall.

Reception Capacity - 120 people

Civil Ceremony Capacity - 150 people

The Orangery

Created circa 1807, this conservatory has its very own Grade I listing, has captivating views of the house itself and is only a short stroll away from the hippos and sealions wallowing in the Half Mile Lake. Host your ceremony or reception in this light and airy space, overlooking the enchanting rose-filled Secret Garden and the Love Labyrinth.

Reception Capacity - 120 people

Civil Ceremony Capacity - 130 people

The Green Library

This unusual and exciting room boasts traditional panelled wooden walls, a dazzling chandelier and floor-to-ceiling book cabinets containing countless vintage volumes! The nearby Ante-Library and East Corridor are also available for drinks receptions.

Reception Capacity - 50 people

The Grounds

For larger celebrations in good weather, you should certainly consider the beautiful and expansive grounds. The delightful immaculate gardens and parkland reflect the sheer beauty of the estate with Longleat House as the backdrop to your special day.

Wedding Packages

There are several different ways of hiring Longleat for your special day:

Lunar Labyrinth Package

Set in the Orangery, this package encourages you to 'bring the garden indoors' with a stunning array of flower displays. Enjoy a splendid wedding breakfast with bubbly for the toasts, and even reinforcements of bacon sandwiches in the evening to keep your guests dancing into the wee small hours!

From £9350

The Love Labyrinth Wedding Package

Spoil yourselves with fine-dining to the highest of standards. Indulge in canapés on arrival, lose yourselves in multiple gourmet courses, and then round it off with a fine evening cheeseboard. Dance the night away with great musical entertainment from a live band and enjoy the wedding reception of your dreams.

From £12,200

The Secret Garden Wedding Package

After your ceremony and celebratory drinks and canapés, assemble in The Orangery for a sumptuous wedding breakfast, then go on to enjoy your evening entertainment in the magnificent grandeur of Longleat House itself!

From £17,200

Accommodation

The Longleat Estate encompasses over 900 acres, a part of which includes two luxurious hotels, ideal for accommodating yourselves and your wedding guests.

The Bishopstrow Hotel and Spa

Located just 9 miles from the house itself, just south of Warminster, this stunning Country House Hotel features an award-winning catering team fronted by a world-travelled head chef, beautiful grounds and a pampering spa. Make yourselves at home in this amazing hotel. Find out more here.

Homewood Park Hotel and Spa

The Longleat Estate's second hotel is idyllically set in picturesque parkland above the village of Freshford, near Bath. The stunning country house and its lovely award-winning gardens additionally present a splendid and beautiful location for intimate rural wedding ceremonies and receptions. Find out more here.

Special Rates

Bride and groom and their wedding guests are entitled to special rates when staying in these hotels - get in touch with the team to find out more!

Address
Longleat Estate
Warminster
Wiltshire
BA12 7NW

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