Orchardleigh Estate

Orchardleigh House, Frome (Somerset) BA11 2PH Map · Telephone · Website
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About Orchardleigh Estate

  • 500 acre Country Estate 10 Miles from Bath
  • Exclusive use of House and Formal Gardens
  • 41 Rooms sleeping 87 guests. Further accommodation available
  • Accommodation the night before at Orchardleigh Castle and Murtry Lodge
  • Accommodation the night after at Orchardleigh's Palladium Boathouse
  • Late licence dance until dawn
  • Outdoor wedding ceremonies
  • Romantic Island Church on the estate
  • Two Hours from Big Ben by car
  • Dog friendly rooms
  • Use the House as if it were your own
  • Three Day Wedding Package inc food, wine and coordinator for up to 80 guests from £6,275.

Taken straight from a fairytale, the grand 19th Century Victorian house and the surrounding 500 acres of stunning grounds, provide a truly enchanting setting for your special day.

Orchardleigh's Three Day Wedding package offers the wonderful opportunity to extend your celebrations - with accommodation in two seperate properties on the estate sleeping up to 18 guests the night before and a romantic stay at the estates Palladium Boathouse on the night after your wedding day.

Located just 10 miles from historic Bath, the venue is perfect all year round. The gorgeous gardens are look stunning in the summer sunshine, and the open fires provide a cosy atmosphere in the winter months.

Exclusively yours and offering the grandeur of a traditional Stately Home; from the elegant Ballroom that can hold up to 165 guests, to the cosy Morning Room, the impressive full sized Billiard room and the regal surroundings of the Great Hall, Orchardleigh welcomes you to use the spaces however you wish to create your perfect wedding day.

Orchardleigh House is fully licensed to hold civil ceremonies both inside and out. If you’re planning a more traditional service, there are two beautiful churches within the estate. Neither church requires you to be from the local parish to use the facility, so it is open to all. St. Mary’s Church is ideally located on its own private island. As there is no electricity supplied to the church's remote location, all wedding ceremonies are conducted purely by candlelight for a magical, romantic setting.

St. Mary’s also boasts its own helipad so you can arrive in dramatic style! From the Bell Longranger Helicopter to a Bentley Continental GTC, Orchardleigh offers a variety of wedding transportation for you to hire.

For overnight guests, the estate can accommodate up to 85 guests in 41 opulent bedrooms in the main house.

Orchardleigh Estate is an award-winning venue; it was declared Somerset Wedding of the Year, named second best UK Venue by Perfect Wedding Magazine, and voted ninth in Marie Claire’s Best UK Venues!

  • The Estate’s Island Church, St Mary’s, is lit purely by candlelight
  • House and grounds are available for exclusive use
  • Bar and Disco until dawn!
  • Award winning venue
  • Outstanding food and service with banqueting for up to 165 guests
  • On-site overnight accommodation for 85 guests
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St Mary's Church
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The view across the Garden
Civil Ceremony in the Formal Garden at Orchardleigh House
Civil Ceremony in the Formal Garden at Orchardleigh House
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The Library set up for the Wedding Breakfast
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Making an entrance down Orchardleigh's grand staircase
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Beautiful bride arriving at Lullington Church
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Orchardleigh's 1926 Rolls Royce Phantom Cabriolet de Ville
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The front of Orchardleigh House
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An example of The Ballroom laid for the Wedding Breakfast
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Stunning Orchardleigh bride crossing the bridge to St Mary's - Orchardleigh's Island Church!
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Arrive in style with Orchardleigh Aviation
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Victorian splendour
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Orchardleigh House & Estate grounds
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53 Reviews for Orchardleigh Estate

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  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value for Money 5.0
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    Jen · Married on 03/01/2020

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    Best venue we could have hoped for!

    This venue truly has it all. From the moment we were shown around the venue last year by Claire we fell in love. Our day was made so special by Phoebe and the rest of the staff where nothing was too much trouble for them. We had our day on a Friday in January and we were so lucky with the weather, however we viewed the venue on a cold wintry day and it looked just as spectacular.
    All the guests praised the staff, food and the venue so much it really made our day. If you're after a wow factor venue that has amazing food, drink, accommodation and caters to your every need this is the place for you. Cannot recommend Orchardleigh enough.

    Sent on 05/01/2020
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    Natasha · Married on 28/07/2019

    5.0
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    Magical wedding day in the walled garden

    We had an amazing wedding day at Orchardleigh walled garden. The staff were amazing and did absolutely everything to make our special day perfect. A huge thank you to Carl for organising our day and to Jacqui and Nic in the office for ensuring our day went smoothly. We both couldn’t have asked for a more magical day!

    Sent on 21/08/2019
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    Tara · Married on 27/08/2018

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    Fabulous food, beautiful venue

    We got married in The Walled Garden at the end of August, and just wanted to say what a fantastic day it was! The venue is beautiful and the food was superb. We had a surprise helicopter ride, organised by my father and it just topped off an already incredible day! The staff were all very helpful and professional and our wedding coordinator oversaw everything to make sure the day ran smoothly so that we could focus on celebrating with our loved ones! A fabulous venue in a beautiful setting!

    Sent on 04/12/2018

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Orchardleigh Estate FAQ

  • Venue Type:
    Exclusive Use
    Chapel on Premises
    In the Country
    Asian Wedding
    Castle
    Stately Home
    Civil Ceremony Licence
    Church
    Outdoor License
    Unique Weddings
  • Dining Options:
    Seated Meal Facilities
    Alcohol Licence
    Buffet Meal Facilities
    In House Catering
  • Evening Entertainment:
    Marquee Available
    Dance Floor
    Entertainment Licence
    Live Band Facilities
    Evening Reception Facilities
    DJ Facilities
    Outdoor Fireworks Permitted
  • Overnight Accommodation:
    Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
    Overnight Accommodation for Guests
  • Venue Staff Assistance:
    Wedding Coordinator
  • Venue Leisure Facilities:
    Hairdresser
    Beautician
  • Other Features:
    Disabled Facilities
    Car Parking
    Helipad
    Changing Room for Guests
    Pets Welcome

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