Hestercombe is the quintessential romantic English country garden and the perfect place for your wedding. This breathtakingly beautiful garden, comprising over fifty acres, has been lovingly restored to its original period splendour and is now a historically significant garden of international acclaim. Add to that the enchanting Ham-stone Orangery, the charming barn-style Bampfylde Hall and a country house steeped in history, and you've discovered the ultimate English country wedding venue.
Nestled in Somerset countryside, this picture-perfect venue is conveniently located for your wedding guests - only 3 miles from Taunton and just 15 minutes from junction 25 of the M5. Licensed for civil ceremonies, you can enjoy your ceremony, drinks reception, wedding breakfast and evening party all at one magnificent location. No need to worry about getting from A to B or handing out directions.
When you get married at Hestercombe, you'll have access to the entire estate for your wedding day - fifty acres of beautiful gardens and a collection of historical and unique buildings for you and your guests to enjoy. The iconic Orangery with its sweeping lawns, the Temple Arbour for a 'hideaway' ceremony and the Bampfylde Hall with its high ceilings, fairy light canopy and dramatic timber beams, perfect for an evening party.
A picturesque backdrop to your wedding, you can explore Hestercombe’s lakes, cascades, temples, rills, sun-dappled pathways and romantic corners. Every location giving you the opportunity to capture unique images that will tell the story of your big day, whether you imagine wild and boho woodland wedding photos or pictures packed with romance, whimsy and blooms.
We love hosting weddings at Hestercombe Gardens and it shows. Each one of our expert team is dedicated to making sure your day is the best it can be - from your first contact with us, right through to heading home as happy newlyweds. We'll work with you to bring your plans to life and help you make the most of every corner of Hestercombe.
Pictures don't quite do justice to our beautiful setting - book a visit to see for yourself so you can start planning your wedding day at Hestercombe. If you can't wait to see more, then head to our website to see a virtual tour of the gardens.
26 Reviews for Hestercombe
Recommended by 100% of couples
Rhiannon B. · Married on 05/08/2021
An incredible wedding venue
From start to finish Hestercombe were the perfect wedding venue for us.Sent on 20/08/2021
Nothing was too big or too small. It rained on the day, so the drinks reception was moved to Hesterconbe House, but when the sun came out we went straight outside and the staff were easy with everything.
The venue for photos, guests, and having multiple spaces for the day was brilliant. I would highly recommend the venue to all couples.
Jo · Married on 12/10/2019
Everything exceeded our expectations
We would like to thank you and all the team at Hestercombe for making our wedding day absolutely amazing! Everything exceeded our expectations. The location, the food, the seamless organisation and helpfulness of the staff.Sent on 13/02/2020
Kym · Married on 12/10/2019
Thank you to the whole team
A big thank you to you all at Hestercombe for making our day run so smoothly. An extra special thank you to Dave (Catering manager) who was absolutely brilliant and helped the day be as perfect as it could be.Sent on 13/02/2020