Your Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wedding - April/May 2020 (Issue 82)

STANLAKE PARK 0118 932 0914 | Stanlake’s location in Berkshire is ideal for travel from a wide surrounding area including Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey, Heathrow and London. The beauty of the historical vineyard and its stunning buildings, gardens and grounds make Stanlake Park a truly romantic and memorable wedding venue. Its setting within the thriving working wine estate makes celebrations all the more special, with English wines becoming increasingly sought after around the world. A magical pathway of tall twisted beeches leads to the door of the Vineyard Barn, its expansive lawns overlooking the vineyard itself sit adjacent to the barn. The stunning Vineyard Barn provides authentic character with its high apex, original rustic beams, and intimate feel, perfect for the ceremony and wedding breakfast for up to 150 guests. Ideal for ceremonies and set within a spacious courtyard, the delightful Coach House is full of period charm and can host 90 loved ones, boasting a mix of original beams, brickwork, and high doors – tie the knot al fresco in the Courtyard with up to 150 guests! The romantic vistas continue through the vines and dovecotes in the delightful Walled Garden, opening out onto the spacious Courtyard with its ancient wisteria, where the Coach House is flanked by the winery with its charming clock tower. The exclusive- use wedding areas are set within 150 acres of the Stanlake Park Wine Estate itself. The wedding areas are used on an exclusive hire basis, ensuring a private and intimate experience with friends and family. A free shared tasting evening is offered to couples, not only to sample the wonderful quality and presentation of a selection of menu options, but also to experience the look and feel of the venue for a ‘real’ event prior to their wedding. Events at Stanlake Park are operated exclusively by the award-winning Heritage Venues team, who are by the couple’s side from first viewing to last dance on the night, and beyond! Exquisite banqueting menus are created by the Heritage Venues’ chefs, with barbecue and casual supper options to complement weddings any day of the week, any time of year. MONKS’ BARN 01628 823 501 | Based in Hurley, a picturesque village on the River Thames between Henley and Marlow, Monks’ barn is a Grade II* listed Medieval offering for ceremonies, wedding receptions and parties. It was built using flint and chalk in the 13 th century and has a private lawn and secure car park. It has beautiful flagstone flooring throughout and has a separate dancefloor, bar area and its unique features can be complemented by your own personal touches with the flexibility to use your own caterer, florist and furnishings Couples have the choice of anywhere inside or outside on the lawn to tie the knot with up to 150 loved ones. 18