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

ROMANCE An epic Bristol and Somerset is full of venues that seem to jump from the pages of literature’s greatest love stories – now it’s time to write your own ST AUDRIES PARK 01984 633 633 | St Audries Park is a hidden gem nestled between the rolling Quantock Hills and the glorious Somerset coastline. This exclusive-use venue offers you your very own personal wedding manager to help you plan your big day. What’s more, the outstanding accommodation here is able to sleep more than 100 guests on the night of your wedding across the estate. You’re even offered the opportunity to extend your celebrations beyond the one day with a Party At Peregrine, which provides accommodation and a private meal and drinks facilities for you and your nearest and dearest the night before. This exclusive-use wedding venue boasts a rich history, which is evident as you walk around, with a winding driveway that leads to the dramatic Gothic entrance. Inside, you’ll find an imposing feature fireplace, ornate solid-oak, hand-carved dining table, a gilded drawing room with baby grand piano and ornate ceiling. An elegant retreat for those those wanting to tie the knot in Somerset, there’s a 100-acre deer park enveloping the grounds, breathtaking views and well-manicured gardens maintained all year round. The panoramic views stretch as far as the Bristol Channel. The Orangery offers a picturesque setting for your nuptials. Flooded with natural light throughout the year, providing a bright, airy and neutral space that complements any colour palette. It can host 130 for the ceremony including the two of you. St Etheldreda’s Church sits atop the St Audries Park Estate. Owned and operated by the Church of England, it’s ideal for those wishing to be wed in a religious ceremony and is located just a short stroll away from the main house. Receptions take place in The Great Hall for 250 evening guests, which boasts a vaulted ceiling with mezzanine level, offering guests a place to dance the night away as well as two bars. The venue can also accommodate 130 for a seated wedding breakfast. Video courtesy of Scan to view video STORYBOOK VENUES 21