Your Bristol & Somerset Wedding - October/November 2022 (Issue 91)

ALDWICK ESTATE 01934 864 404 | Aldwick Estate has been described as the perfect marriage of historical and modern: the charm of a rustic 17th-century farm happily united with the comforts and efficiency of the 21st century. The venue features two adjacent stone barns linked by the main reception, behind which lies the brick-walled Cellar Bar. The New Barn and its courtyard offer panoramic views, which flow through the gardens, skim Aldwick’s fields to the River Yeo at the farm’s southern boundary. From the valley rises a patchwork of distant farms and fields to the summit of the Mendip Hills. To the west, the sun sets over Homefield Vineyard, which is a standout amongst the grounds. What better way to commemorate your day than to be pictured amdist the vines that produced grapes for the award-winning wine served at your wedding breakfast? THE “I DOS” The Old Barn is licensed for civil marriage ceremonies and civil partnerships, with space for 150 of your nearest and dearest. THE CELEBRATIONS Exclusive use of the Estate allows considerable scope to decorate the barns as you wish. The natural light and open feel of the stone barns, presented in neutral colours, means they lend themselves to any theme or palette. The New Barn can accommodate 150 for the wedding breakfast and 220 for the evening do. New for 2023, you’ll be offered a complimentary wedding night in Aldwick’s new luxury hideaway lodge. Hidden off the beaten path and set on the edge of the vineyard among the Somerset countryside, this intimate escape for two has been designed with privacy in mind to offer copules a quiet, secluded haven. BATCH COUNTRY HOUSE 01934 750 371 A comfortable home with a traditional farmhouse feel, Batch Country House boasts cosy lounge areas with ample space. An exclusive-use venue it hosts only one wedding per day. CLEVEDON PIER 01275 878 846 A one-of-a-kind setting for your big day, Clevedon Pier offers a range of packages across its Porthole Room, Glass Box and Pierhead. DAIRYHOUSE FARM 07969 362 812 Located on the edge of an ancient woodland overlooking the Somerset levels this venue has a vintage feel and can seat 150 loved ones for a wedding breakfast. NAILSEA TITHE BARN 01275 855 277 This 15th-century barn is licensed for weddings and is bound to impress with its huge vaulted ceiling and exposed timber frames, soft grey stone and hidden owl holes. It’s full of romance and character. WALTON CASTLE 07808 931 973 Hire your very own castle for your wedding day. With three beautiful areas to choose from for your ceremony this historical venue offers the picture-perfect backdrop. WINTER GARDENS PAVILION 01934 411 100 Located on Weston-Super-Mare’s famous beach front, with its rich history and understated elegance, Winter Gardens offers an unforgettable wedding venue with its stunning ballroom. Also check out... 19 LOCAL VENUES