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Taunton School

Taunton School

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Taunton School

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  • 19th Century Gothic style wedding venue
  • Located in Taunton, Somerset
  • Set in 50 acres of beautiful land
  • A range of different licensed wedding rooms
  • In-house catering team
  • Seasonal wedding breakfast menu
  • Dedicated wedding team
  • Packages and special offers available

Taunton school is a wedding venue that is steeped in history. Founded in 1847 Taunton school retains lots of its original 19th century gothic style features, whilst also offering couples some more contemporary spaces to celebrate their big day. Set within 50 acres of stunning lawns and land within the beautiful county of Somerset, this venue will ensure you have a wedding day to cherish and remember.

Licensed for civil ceremonies in a range of different areas throughout the venue, you and your guests can enjoy your entire day in this stunning location. If you are looking for a Christian wedding or blessing, the onsite Chapel would be the perfect option. Hosting up to 450 guests, Taunton school has the space and expertise to ensure your wedding day is perfect.


Taunton school was founded in 1847 and still retains lots of its 19th century gothic style buildings. Set within 50 acres of beautifully maintained lawns and gardens, this venue perfectly blends the ancient architecture with some more modern contemporary spaces from the 20th century.


Taunton school offers a wide range of options for your wedding day, from classic interiors through to contemporary spaces. Below you will find more information about the spaces:

The Old Library

This large room is wood-panelled and is the perfect space for formal wedding receptions and informal celebrations alike. The room is also licensed for civil ceremonies for up to 140 guests. Once combined with the Arts Centre Foyer this area can accommodate up to a whopping 450 wedding guests.

The Winterstoke Room and The Meeting Room

Located next to the Old Library, these delightful rooms are full of character and charm. Both of the rooms are licensed for intimate civil ceremonies, or alternatively work well as an evening buffet service for the Old Library.

The Chapel

Dating back to 1907 this large chapel comfortably seats 300 guests in Collegiate style pews. Perfect for a Christian wedding or a marriage blessing, The Chapel offers a dramatic and classical setting to say "I do".

The Upper Dining Room

This purpose-built banqueting area is the ideal location for a formal wedding reception. The stained-glass windows and views out onto the front lawns create a wonderful ambience. The room can accommodate 160 guests comfortably seated. The Upper Dining Room is also licensed for civil ceremonies.

The Arts Centre Foyer

This light and airy reception room adjoins to the Old Library and is the perfect location for your drink's reception and evening bar.


The team of in-house professional Chefs offer a plethora of delicious seasonal cuisine for you and your guests to enjoy. There are also plenty of banqueting wines to match your chosen menu.


Wedding packages start from £4,995. Look out for any special offers as well!

If you love the sound of getting married in this majestic building then please contact the wedding team directly to find out more.

Taunton School Events
Staplegrove Road
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