*Winners of the Local Wedding Exhibition of The Year - The English Wedding Awards 2017*
A grand grade II listed building, set in 12 acres of beautiful countryside, Mercure Gloucester, Bowden Hall Hotel is 18th century period venue, steeped in History.
The hotel is located within easy reach of Cheltenham and Gloucester and has plenty of parking onsite, making it ideal for travelling guests. We also offer 72 bedrooms so your guests can relax and enjoy the celebrations before an overnight stay.
Planning your wedding is an exciting experience and we are on hand to offer help and support to ensure you have the day of your dreams. We have a completely flexible approach to your wedding and will put together a package especially for you, tailoring the details to suit your theme and guest list.
We are able to offer you wedding exclusivity as we only accept one wedding booking on any day making sure that our venue feels even more special on your big day.
We are licensed to hold civil ceremonies, allowing you to spend your whole wedding day in one location. We have a choice of stylish rooms for as little as 2 guests and a maximum of 200.
Bowden Hall offers a wide range of food and drink, allowing you to select a menu guaranteed to impress your guests.
Sample wedding menu (Menu 1 from our brochure):
Slow roast tomato soup, basil pesto cream (v)
Prawn & crayfish cocktail, bloody Mary sauce, rustic bread
Ham hock and pea terrine, pickled red onion salad, mustard dressing
Pimm's marinated melon, raspberry sorbet (v)
Proscuitto-wrapped chicken breast, mushroom & tarragon sauce
Honey-roast loin of pork, sea salt crackling, sage & onion stuffing, apple sauce
Seared salmon, crispy leeks, Champagne sauce
Beetroot and blue cheese risotto, candied walnuts, thyme (v)
Rhubarb and custard Eton Mess
Chocolate orange profiteroles, orange cream filled, dark chocolate
Individual apple, pear and walnut crumble, vanilla custard
Tea & Coffee served with a chocolate mint
The average cost of a wedding at Bowden Hall in 2016 was just *£3497 proving that your dream day with Bowden Hall can be truly affordable *Based on guest numbers.
We regularly hold wedding open evening showcases and set up the hotel as it would be on your wedding day, allowing you to see all we have to offer.
Our staff are committed to delivering an excellent service, creating a warm and friendly atmosphere for you and your guests.