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Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel

Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel

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Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel

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  • Grade II listed Georgian Manor House
  • A variety of stylish and classic Private Suites
  • 12 acres of park and woodlands with a beautiful lake
  • 72 bedrooms, including a fabulous Four Poster Suite
  • Be the only couple there on the day with exclusive use
  • Won Local Wedding Exhibition of the year - 2017

Surrounded by acres of picturesque parkland, Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel is a stylish 18th-century Georgian mansion, an ideal venue for elegant civil marriage and partnership ceremonies and receptions.From your very first consultation, a dedicated professional wedding coordinator will work sympathetically with your individual style, theme and budget in order to tailor a unique package that meets all of your requirements.

Three stunning suites are licensed to host civil ceremonies with anything between 2 and 200 guests, newlyweds will be invited to spend their wedding night in a luxurious complimentary 4-poster bridal suite, and their guests can also stay over in one of the house's 72 stylish bedrooms at a discounted rate.


Set within 12 acres of stunning parkland, absolutely perfect for capturing graceful wedding photographs, this Grade II-listed Georgian mansion offers all you need to create an exceptional wedding ceremony or reception.

From your very first visit to the venue, an experienced wedding coordinator will offer guidance, support and inspiration, and will continue to work with you throughout your planning process to help you book suppliers, confirm timings, create a unique menu, and even organise your guests come the day itself.

Whether you're planning a small, intimate wedding, or a grand, extravagant affair, your own personal wedding coordinator will help you to plan the perfect day you've always imagined, right down to the very last detail!

Three beautiful suites are available to host unforgettable wedding celebrations, and the entire manor house and grounds can be booked exclusively on request.

The Lakeside Suite - This stylish self-contained suite has its own bar, cloakroom and foyer, and is suitable for wedding ceremonies and receptions for 30 to 200.

The Ambassador Suite - The elegant Ambassador Suite is located on the first floor up a grand staircase. Exchange your vows with unspoilt views of our grounds and the hills beyond. This room can accommodate up to 80 guests.

The Drawing Room - This cosy, intimate room is ideal for wedding parties of 2 to 35.


Bowden Hall's outstanding chefs offer a range of food and drink packages, which can all be customised to meet your individual style and taste. Complimentary taste testing sessions are available, so you can meet the head chef and try your menu before your big day, with compliments.

Example Menu
  • Slow roast tomato soup, basil pesto cream (v)
  • Prawn & crayfish cocktail, bloody Mary sauce, rustic bread
  • Ham hock and pea terrine, pickled red onion salad, mustard dressing
  • Pimm's marinated melon, raspberry sorbet (v)
  • Proscuitto-wrapped chicken breast, mushroom & tarragon sauce
  • Honey-roast loin of pork, sea salt crackling, sage & onion stuffing, apple sauce
  • Seared salmon, crispy leeks, Champagne sauce
  • Beetroot and blue cheese risotto, candied walnuts, thyme (v)
  • Rhubarb and custard Eton Mess
  • Chocolate orange profiteroles, orange cream filled, dark chocolate
  • Individual apple, pear and walnut crumble, vanilla custard
  • Tea & Coffee served with a chocolate mint

Special Offer

There are currently fantastic special offers available for 2017 and 2018 weddings! For more information, see here.

Get in touch with the coordinators at the hotel by using the details at the top or bottom of this listing

Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall
Bondend Rd


  • Mr and Mrs Castiglione - 7/5/17

    My beautiful bride and I had our wedding here on Saturday 6th May 2017. Everyone at the hotel were amazing and did absolutely everything to make our day so special. The venue is superb, the staff are amazing and all the trimmings were spot on. I would just like to make a special mention to Becki, Rachel, Elisa, Holly, Mariusz and Oltioh (sorry about my spelling). You guys were absolutely awesome, thank you so much!

  • Mr and Mrs Denley - 19/8/16

    Bowden Hall was a fantastic venue. The buildings, staff and grounds made our day perfect in every way. It was everything we had wished for and more. The bridal party were made to feel so special and nothing was too much trouble. Staff were always on hand if anybody needed them and made the day flow like clockwork. The guests all commented on how beautifully presented the wedding breakfast was. We highly recommend Bowden Hall as your wedding venue - we guarantee you will not be disappointed.

  • Mr and Mrs Lipscombe - 16/7/16

    Our day was perfect from beginning to end. The stress of all the planning melted away when everyone at the venue sprung into action from early morning. Nothing was too much trouble and the organisation was excellent. We can't thank the staff and suppliers enough for providing a day that we will always remember.

  • Mr and Mrs Stevenson - 12/11/2016

    We would just like to take this opportunity to say a massive thank you to you and your team at Bowden Hall for making our wedding day so special. From the night before when we checked in, until the morning after when we checked out; everyone was so friendly and helpful.

    Our guests have also praised you guys to us! The food was fantastic and everyone has told us how much of a great time they have had! Nothing was too much- and that means so much to us. The staff made our wedding day so perfect, everything ran smoothly and was even better than we could have imagined! A massive, whole hearted thank you from us both, words cannot describe how grateful we are!

  • Kerri - 21/10/2016

    I just want to again thank you and all the staff at Bowden Hall for making our wedding day so special. We had an absolutely amazing day from start to finish.

  • Mr and Mrs Brookings - 03/09/2016

    Becki & Rachel on behalf of myself & my husband we cannot thank you and your staff for making our dream Wedding day perfect. Everything went to plan and all the staff were just so helpful and polite and a big thank you to the chef for the wedding breakfast 3 course we had so many compliments look forward to seeing you all in the future at Bowden hall.

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