Location: Somerset
  • Beautifully-furnished hotel in Wells, Somerset
  • Picturesque views of Wells Cathedral
  • Award-winning restaurant
  • Dedicated wedding planner
  • Civil wedding ceremonies with up to 90 guests and receptions for 150
  • A choice of 48 luxurious bedrooms and an exquisite honeymoon suite
  • A number of rooms offered at discounted rates for wedding guests
  • A further five apartments available in Swan Mews

Idyllically positioned beside Wells Cathedral, BEST WESTERN PLUS Swan Hotel offers a picturesque setting for unique civil ceremonies and receptions. Graceful civil wedding ceremonies with up to 90 guests can take place in the light and spacious Garden Room, which opens onto a gorgeous country courtyard, and the hotel's Oak Room is a perfect location for evening receptions for up to 150.

Professional chefs at The Swan Hotel's superb 2 AA Rosette-awarded restaurant can cater for a wide range of dietary requirements, and will create an unforgettable wedding breakfast for you and your guests.

The professional wedding coordinator will assist you and your fiancé with every aspect of planning your day. Send over an enquiry today to arrange a no-obligation consultation - just click on the 'Email this business' button or reveal and dial the telephone number.


Originally a 15th-century coaching inn, this historic country hostelry has been lovingly restored over the years, now boasting 48 exquisite individually-designed bedrooms, a beautiful area licensed to host civil ceremonies and an award-winning restaurant.

The Garden Room - This light, spacious area is suitable for accommodating elegant civil wedding ceremonies with up to 90 guests, and features large glass doors which open out onto a delightful courtyard garden - absolutely perfect for celebratory drinks.

Receptions traditionally take place on the ground floor in the magnificent Oak Room, which has its own bar area and dancefloor, and can cater for 90 guests for a wedding breakfast, or up to 150 for an informal evening party.

48 luxurious, individually-designed bedrooms are available should your guests wish to stay overnight, alongside an exquisite honeymoon suite overlooking the cathedral. Five self-contained apartments are also available for accommodation in Swan Mews.

From your very first consultation, the friendly and experienced wedding coordinator will continue to assist you throughout the planning process, and ensure your special day runs as smoothly and seamlessly as possible.


Expert chefs at the hotel's award-winning restaurant work with each couple to create a mouthwatering culinary selection developed from fresh, locally-sourced produce.

Example Menu


  • Oven Roast Vine Tomato Soup
  • Caramelised Carrot and Orange Soup
  • Warm Salmon and Caper Fishcake, Rocket Leaf, Tomato and Chilli Jam

Main Courses

  • Braised Belly of Lamb, Rosemary Jus
  • Roast Rib-Eye of Free-Range Pork, Cider Brandy Cream
  • Roast Topside of Beef, Yorkshire Pudding, Gravy


  • Apple and Blackberry Custard Crumble Tart, Fudge Sauce
  • Dark Belgian Chocolate and Poached Pear Torte, Whisky Truffle Cream
  • Baked Fig and Dorset Clotted Cream Cheesecake, Grape Compôte

Special dietary requirements can readily be catered for - send over an enquiry to find out further details.

Special Offers

BEST WESTERN PLUS Swan Hotel are currently offering a 10% discount from food and room hire charges for weddings taking place between Sunday and Thursday.

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  • Mrs Mickelborough - 2016

    We had a lovely time and all the staff were fantastic. Everything just went so smoothly.

  • Mr and Mrs Fincham - 2016

    We had a truly amazing wedding day which was perfect in every way from beginning to end in a beautiful venue and setting. We are so happy that we chose The Swan for our wedding...

  • Ruth - 06/2016

    We would just like to say a very big thank you for making our wedding day very special - we appreciated everything you did for us from start to finish.

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