Backwell House

Backwell, Bristol View map
Menus from £100
50 to 64 Guests


Menus from £100
50 to 64 Guests

Dating from 1817 and with Bath Stone exterior, Backwell House is set in beautiful extensive grounds among the rolling countryside of North Somerset and just a short hop from Bristol. Immaculately presented throughout and lovingly restored whilst being sympathetic to the building’s history. The intention has been to embellish the original features whilst combining it with eclectic modern design.

From your ceremony of up to 60 though to your evening reception of 130, we are the ideal venue. We offer you complete flexibility for intimate weddings through to grander celebrations. We specialise in providing a homely feel that allows for you and your guests to relax and enjoy the day.

We are licenced for both outdoor or indoor ceremonies, both providing an unique backdrop for your ‘I do’s’.

We serve locally sourced produce and where possible from our own kitchen garden. Our canapé menu perfectly accompanies your drink reception and makes for an ideal amuse bouche whilst you enjoy your glass of fizz. We have a uniquely designed three course wedding breakfast menu, all of our dishes are prepared on the premises with passion. Our Head Chef is always open to ideas and suggestions, we are happy to do our best to accommodate each and any of your requests!

Relax following your day of celebrations in one of our luxury guest rooms, which are ideally suited to the needs of wedding parties. Sink into a super-king bed and lounge in your roll top bath as you look out over our extensive gardens. All nine of our guest rooms are furnished with en-suite bathrooms, complimentary toiletries, dressing gowns and flat-screen TVs. A full English breakfast is of course included.

We are more than a beautiful venue. You will be provided with your own wedding coordinator, who will help you make your day truly memorable. We believe each wedding should be as individual as the couple themselves.

We have a number of packages available. Our Wedding packages for 50 day guests start at £6,400.

Our starter package for 50 guests is as follows:


  • A choice of outdoor or indoor ceremony
  • Exclusive use of Backwell house
  • Use of our beautiful private gardens
  • Use of our PA system
  • Tables set with white linen
  • Canapes
  • Drinks reception
  • Three course wedding breakfast
  • Floral decorations
  • DJ
  • Evening buffet
  • Complimentary bridal suite including breakfast
  • Our Dedicated wedding coordinator to guide you through your planning and run your day

- All our packages are based on a minimum of 50 guests. Each guest over this number for both day and evening reception, will incur an additional charge.

Frequently Asked Questions

Venue Type:

Exclusive Use
In the Country
Small Hotel
Pub or Restaurant
Stately Home
Civil Ceremony Licence
Outdoor License
Unique Weddings

Dining Options:

Seated Meal Facilities
Corkage Option
Alcohol Licence
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering

Evening Entertainment:

Entertainment Licence
Evening Reception Facilities
DJ Facilities

Overnight Accommodation:

Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests

Venue Staff Assistance:

Wedding Coordinator

Other Features:

Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
Confetti Permitted


Farleigh Road BS48 3QA Backwell (Bristol)

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