Getting Married in Somerset



Getting Married in Somerset

The rural county of Somerset provides an idyllic and rustic wedding day location. Immerse yourself in large plains of countryside whilst enjoying rolling hills and the natural agricultural beauty of the area. Incorporate local produce into your wedding feast such as the infamous Thatcher’s Cider or the delicious Cheddar Cheese. There are a number of regional highlights including Exmoor National Park and the sweeping North Somerset coastline home to seaside resorts like Western-Super-Mare; both of which make the perfect setting for your special day. Let us help inspire you to find your dream Somerset wedding.


Historical Havens, Sweeping Scenery & Rural Romance

Somerset boasts an ample selection of historic venues which are a fantastic choice when it comes to creating a grand ambience for your wedding ceremony or reception. Take Dunster Castle in Minehead. Set in a dramatic hillside location, this striking castle complete with gorgeous medieval touches offers stunning views over Exmoor National Park and the Bristol Channel. The breath-taking Orchardleigh House near Bath is a Victorian stately home which is situated amongst acres of beautiful land including ornamental lakes and an extensive golf course. Available for exclusive use, the estate provides two on-site churches to choose from. Another majestic venue available for exclusive hire is Dillington House in Ilminster; an Elizabethan estate accompanied by its own Orangery and set amongst enchanting gardens.
If you wish to fully embrace the agricultural ambience of Somerset then you can plan a farm or barn wedding of your dreams. Almonry Barn is a charming enriched with historical features – it has existed for more than 800 years! Elegantly decorated for a chic yet relaxed environment, a medieval church and abbey ruins lay nearby. Another picturesque venue is Yarlington Barn overlooking a lake for the ultimate romantic atmosphere. The venue is located on a cider farm so you can take full advantage of their fruity beverage collection! Old Oak Farm located in between Yeovil and Taunton is set amidst nine acres of glorious countryside and appealing perks include a secret garden and rustic stable bar for a relaxed, tranquil atmosphere.

Free-range Feasts, Rustic Designs & Countryside Splendour

You can make the most of the fresh home grown produce that’s commonly identified in Somerset and provide guests with a delicious wedding feast. Hunstile Organic Farm is a perfect example of a quaint vintage wedding venue that offers mouth-wateringly fresh, organic produce. The option for outside catering means that you can revel in the romantic setting of beautiful green landscapes. The Somerset Catering Company provides a widespread assortment of catering options, from BBQs to canapés, formal banquets to evening buffets. Their very popular rustic wedding catering service incorporates organic food with hay bales, wooden furniture, welly boots and even the option to hire a cider barrel bar.


There are endless options when it comes to picking a wedding cake. The award-wining That Little Cake Boutique in Taunton creates cakes that are one of a kind, so you’re assured a unique, distinctive design that’s truly special. Another superb Taunton supplier is Cakes by Potts who can deliver your bespoke handcrafted cake to any location in the West Country. Cakes by Annette offers you the flexibility to choose either a traditional wedding cake, a classic chocolate treat or a fun novelty cake. Alternatively you can opt for a tailor made cake designed just the way you’d like it.

When it comes to styling your venue, we have a broad list of suppliers who will help make your vision come to life. Take Crescent Moon, a versatile venue styling company who offer a range of services, from venue and marquee decoration, bar hire, lighting services and individual prop hire. Or 5 Star Celebrations and Event Hire, who specialise in stylish chair covers and sachets as well as providing ice sculptures, chocolate fountains and wedding post boxes for an attractive ornamental touch.
For more detailed descriptions of all the superb venues and suppliers that Somerset has to offer, browse our varied wedding directory below. The options are boundless.

Recommended Wedding Venues in Somerset

The Mount Somerset Hotel & Spa

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The Mount Somerset Hotel & Spa

Taunton School

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Taunton School

Country House Weddings – St Audries Park

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Country House Weddings – St Audries Park

Perrott Hill School

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Perrott Hill School

Clevedon Hall Estate

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Clevedon Hall Estate

Combe Grove Manor Hotel

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Combe Grove Manor Hotel

Orchardleigh House and Estate

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Orchardleigh House and Estate

Guildhall - Bath’s Historic Venues

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Guildhall - Bath’s Historic Venues

Haynes International Motor Museum

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Haynes International Motor Museum