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Host a Wedding

The perfect wedding ceremony and reception.

Goodnestone Park offers various options for your wedding ceremony. Its beautiful gardens and surroundings will provide the perfect setting for your cherished wedding photos. 

Wedding accommodation includes the Grade II* Listed House, which has 12 bedrooms and can sleep up to 24. The house was renovated in 2016 and offers a luxurious location for your wedding stay. With all the grandeur of the house’s history and the comfort of its modern furnishings, it provides the ideal place to stay. Bonnington Cottage is also available to rent as extra accommodation for wedding guests.

From 2023 all weddings will be held within the beautiful orangery marquee which is hired in conjunction with the house for two or three nights. Photos below are stock images of a similar marquee provided by LPM Bohemia the marquee is currently under construction.

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The ceremony

At Goodnestone Park, there are various options for your wedding ceremony. Traditional church ceremonies are available in the village church, the Church of Holy Cross, which is a short walk from the estate. Civil ceremonies on the estate are also possible.

The Round Room in the house can accommodate up to 30 people. Its distinctive and intricately painted panels and double doors open onto the gardens and set the perfect scene for your service. For an al fresco ceremony, the Portico at the front of the house will provide a beautiful background. For larger ceremonies, the grand setting of the Coach House is also an option for up to 100 people.

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Garden reception

For the reception, an exclusive area of the garden can be used for a marquee wedding, and we are licensed to host weddings of up to 140 guests. The beautiful grounds and gardens offer a wonderful setting for a wedding reception. From 2023, weddings on the grounds of Goodnestone Park can take place in an Orangery Marquee, which is being custom designed by LPM Bohemia.

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The Coach House

The Coach House is a light and airy space with large glazed doors opening out all along one side of the room and is licensed for weddings. It seats up to 100 in theatre style for a civil ceremony.

 

Stunning and Perfect

Held our wedding at this venue. A stunning and perfect location. Beautiful house with history linking it to Jane Austen and each room is stunning. The views are some of the best I have ever seen. Perfect. House manager is fabulous. All in all this was perfection – Trip Advisor June 2021

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All wedding guests will be provided with a comprehensive list of preferred suppliers, which includes caterers, bands, cake makers and mobile bars. Details on pricing are outlined within the brochure and from 2023 we will be partnering with The Wedding Dolls who will provide a wedding coordinator for each event.

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