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St Giles House

Knowlton, Dorset View map Visit website
Starting at £13,200
15 to 160 Guests


St Giles House is a beautiful wedding venue and family home in Wimborne, Dorset. This fine country house has a long and rich history that spans more than 400 years. It has been at the heart of politics, philosophy, and social thought, and it has inspired generations of people who have helped to change and improve the nation and the world. Now, you can be a part of the marvellous story of St Giles House. There are so many fantastic tales still to tell, so many exciting and romantic chapters still to write. The team at St Giles House is ready and eager to discover what the future holds in store, and they hope that you will consider making St Giles House the setting for your wedding celebration.

Facilities and Capacity

St Giles House is licensed to hold wedding ceremonies in any of the principal rooms of the house and has a maximum capacity of 120 guests. The lovely 18th-century Grotto, lined with shells brought back from the Caribbean, provides a unique and intimate ceremony location for parties of up to 20 guests. Larger parties can also be accommodated outdoors, provided that the declaration and register are signed in a licensed room. St Giles House also has a cosy get-ready room and plenty of space to enjoy an elegant candlelit wedding reception with your family and friends.

Services Offered

St Giles House is available for exclusive use from 10 in the morning until midnight. The venue also has an award-winning nightclub and bar in the cellar, so you can keep the party going into the early hours of the morning. Your booking includes a two-night stay in 17th-century Riding House, located on the grounds of St Giles House. The Riding House has seven double bedrooms and a four-person bedroom. A two-night stay in the four-bedroom Grange Cottage, adjacent to the Riding House, is also included in the wedding package. You can add the optional Pepperpot Lodges to your booking. These two cottages each have a double room and provide accommodation for four guests.

Frequently Asked Questions

Venue Type:

Exclusive Use
Chapel on Premises
In the Country
Unusual Weddings
Stately Home
Marquees and Tents
Civil Ceremony Licence
Outdoor License

Dining Options:

Seated Meal Facilities
Corkage Option
Allows Private Catering
Alcohol Licence
In House Catering

Evening Entertainment:

Dance Floor
Live Band Facilities
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
Pets Welcome
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Estate Office BH21 5 Knowlton (Dorset)

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