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Trunkwell House

Trunkwell House

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Trunkwell House

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  • Situated in the picturesque village of Beech Hill on the outskirts of Reading
  • Amongst 34 acres of Berkshire countryside
  • Stunning Victorian country house
  • Two marquees situated on the grounds
  • Beautiful individually themed bedrooms
  • Special offer when booked through The Wedding Secret- £250 off for bookings in 2018

Situated amongst 34 acres of Berkshire countryside in Beech Hill stands Trunkwell House Hotel. On the outskirts of Reading, this stunning house offers a unique range of ceremony and reception options including two gorgeous marquees located permanently in the grounds.

You can take your wedding outside and have your ceremony on the grounds. Ideal for exclusive weddings with boutique accommodation available, Trunkwell House has over 25 years' experience in hosting weddings. With their own in house caterers and personal wedding planner available for you on your day.


The house that stands today was built by a local businessman in 1878, replacing an earlier mansion built in 1090. The Udall family who owned Trunkwell from 1937 were very influential in Beech Hill.


Garden Weddings

Have your ceremony in the perfectly manicured gardens of the house. The summer pavilion is the perfect place to exchange vows. When the sun sets on your beautiful day the garden is illuminated to reveal a stunning backdrop to your evening.

Ceremony capacity - 300 guests

The Garden Marquee

The smaller of the two permanent Marquees situated on the grounds, the Garden Marquee is licenced to host ceremonies. Its beautiful ambience leaves a blank canvas for you to adopt any style and decoration.

Ceremony capacity - 200 guests
Wedding Breakfast capacity - 200 guests

The Grand Marquee

This vast marquee is absolutely stunning and the possibilities of decoration are endless. Its beautiful starlit ceiling makes for a truly romantic and unique atmosphere to host your wedding breakfast. It can host up to 600 guests but if your party should exceed these numbers there's an option to extend the marquee even further.

Doors open out onto a decking and garden area with luxurious furniture to use in the summer months

Wedding Breakfast Capacity - 600 guests

The Private Dining Room

Be different and have a unique ceremony in the classic dining room situated inside the stunning Trunkwell House. It's absolutely perfect for the more intimate weddings. The room gives an elegant but homey feel, with its classic and original features and open fireplace. The distinctive look of the room is made by the owner's own exclusive art collection. The dining room has its own personal bar.

Ceremony capacity - 40 guests
Wedding Breakfast capacity - 40 guests


Trunkwell house prides itself on having its own in house caterers who are flexible enough to be able to provide a whole range of cuisine. Choose from a three-course sit down meal, BBQ or Hog Roast.


Trunkwell House offers 7 boutique bedrooms, each individually designed with a theme. The bride and groom can choose from any of these bedrooms for their honeymoon suite.

Get in touch with the team at Trunkwell House via the contact details provided above and below.
Trunkwell House
Beech Hill
Beech Hill Road


  • Natalie

    Just wanted to say thank you so much for all your help with the wedding. We had an amazing day and couldn’t fault a thing so thank you so much!

  • Chris and Lindsay

    Just wanted to say how pleased we were with our wedding day at Trunkwell House. All the arrangements went exactly to plan and everyone had a great time. Also for some great tips on places to take pictures. Thank you for all your planning work, hope we were not too difficult. We would certainly recommend this venue for weddings.

  • Jodie Pearce

    Please pass on the biggest thank you and appreciation to the members of staff. The venue was set up perfectly with our little touches, couldn't have done it better! The food was delicious and the service was great. We really appreciated the flexibility in the day and that there was no fuss or stress. We received loads of comments from our guests about the venue and the food, saying how lovely it all was. So thank you for having us and for a flawless day!

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