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De Vere Tortworth Court
  • Stunning Victorian Grade II*-listed country hotel
  • located near the picturesque Wotton-under-Edge
  • Surrounded by 30 acres of private parklands
  • Beautiful surroundings ideal for romantic photos
  • Grade II-listed Orangery capable of seating 90
  • Westminster Suite seats 280 for a formal reception
  • Maximum 280 for an evening reception party
  • 201 luxurious bedrooms

Situated on the edge of the South Gloucestershire village of Tortworth, surrounded by a curtain of woodland and positioned next to a serene lake, you will find an enchanting Victorian manor house.

Besides the Grade II*-listed mansion itself, the four-star Tortworth estate actually contains a number of separately listed items, such as landscaped gardens and a magnificent Orangery. With 30 acres of private parkland to explore, an arboretum of protected and endangered trees and a convenient location just four minutes from junction 17 of the M5, the setting of Tortworth Court as a wedding venue is indeed hard to beat.

History

The estate of Tortworth has been home to many eminent Dukes, Lords, Knights and Barons over its hundreds of years of history. Records begin as far back as the reign of Edward I (The Hammer of the Scots) in the late 13th century, when the manor was owned by Sir Nicholas Kingston.

After changing hands a number of times, the manor was occupied by the Ducie family for over 300 years, before the current mansion was constructed in 1849.

The fascinating edifice was designed and wrought in the Gothic Tudor style coming into fashion at the time, and following a number of additions and restorations, today resembles something between a substantial country manor house and a castle - thoroughly beautiful both inside and out.

Facilities

Orangery

This intricate and fascinating space is the 'talk of the town', and arguably one of the principal selling features of the house. Grade II-listed in itself, it's perfect for hosting civil wedding ceremonies, formal receptions and even evening celebration parties. Originating back to 1874 the glass-panelled Orangery lets natural light pour into the room, making the perfect backdrop for your wedding photographs.

Formal Reception Capacity - 90 people

Evening Reception Capacity – 120 people

Westminster Suite

The Westminster Suite is an opulent and elegant space; it has stunning floor-to-ceiling windows, a dancefloor, a bar and beautiful views across the grounds. This contemporary room is the perfect blank canvas to any wedding theme and colour.

Formal Reception Capacity - 280 people

Evening Reception Capacity – 280 people

Smaller Rooms

De Vere Tortworth Estate also offers a range of smaller rooms for couples planning to host a more intimate celebration. The Kipling Room, with its amazing views out across the Cotswolds, and the Stevenson Room are both perfect for such events.

Spa

Tortworth boasts a number of spa facilities, including a pool, sauna, steam room, fitness studio and other pampering treats.

Accommodation

As the last song ends, your guests need somewhere to hang up those dancing shoes and get some well-deserved rest. The Estate has 201 luxury bedrooms, full of period character and available at a discounted rate for the wedding party. There is also a beautifully appointed bridal suite for the happy couple.

Catering

De Vere Tortworth Estate have their very own in-house catering team, who can readily whip up anything from a finger buffet through to an elaborate and mouthwatering multi-course banquet, all depending on your requirements. Always sourcing fresh and then locally when possible, you are welcome to work together with the head chef in creating the wedding menu of your dreams.

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Address
De Vere Tortworth Court
Tortworth
Wotton-Under-Edge
South Gloucestershire
GL12 8HH
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