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On since 2022

Last update: February 2024

Located just a few miles from the buzz of Thornbury's city centre in Gloucestershire, England, Thornbury Golf Centre is one of Bristol's best-kept secrets, perfect for a wedding celebration. The venue sits amidst acres of beautiful countryside, providing a gorgeous setting for your wedding day.

Facilities and Capacity

Thornbury Golf Centre has many indoor and outdoor event spaces for you to select from and accommodates up to 250 guests. Inside, the Courseview Suite is a stylish and elegant space for your wedding. The suite boasts its own bar and two private balconies, which offer the most spectacular views across the stunning countryside and surrounding golf course. You will enjoy full, exclusive use for a wonderful, intimate celebration. The stunning grade II listed Lodge has 11 bedrooms to accommodate your overnight guests. This property can also offer a luxurious bridal suite within the Lodge. This allows you and your nearest and dearest to stay the night and enjoy a delicious breakfast the following morning.

Services Offered

At Thornbury Golf Centre, we offer an outstanding level of service, delicious cuisine, and all the amenities you need for a fantastic celebration. When you plan your wedding with this team, they strive to provide the day of your dreams. The venue's dedicated wedding coordinators will draw on their wealth of experience to help and support you throughout your wedding preparations. They will help ease some of the wedding-planning stress and make the whole process as enjoyable as the big day itself. What's more, they also offer three base packages to help plan your day, depending on your budget and the size of your wedding party. For more details about this charming wedding location, please feel free to get in contact by phone.

Frequently asked questions

Venue type:

In the country
Unique weddings

Ceremony options:

Civil ceremony licence

Dining options:

Seated meal facilities
Alcohol licence
Buffet meal facilities
In-house catering

Evening entertainment:

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

Other features:

Accessible facilities
Car parking
Confetti permitted
Changing room for wedding guests
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4.9 out of 5 rating
32 reviews
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99% Recommended by couples

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32 reviews
Kelly P. Sent on 13/08/2022
4.8 out of 5 rating


Natalie was amazing from start to finish all the team was lovely the food was lovely
Thyer Sent on 20/11/2021
5 out of 5 rating


From the first visit on viewing the venue we fell in love with it. The staff were so professional and made it so easy to arrange the perfect wedding day we had. All members of staff were fantastic. We wouldnt change a single thing about the day. And I've even said I would love to do it all over again. The food was beautiful and we would highly recommend it to anyone. They took control of everything to give us a stress free day. A beautiful location with wonderful surroundings.
Claire M. Sent on 19/11/2021
4.8 out of 5 rating

Perfect planning !!

We knew all would run smoothly , were kept updated throughout the whole process.
It was great knowing that we had the support we needed and felt that our day would be perfect left in the hands of Nicola and Natalie
Laura B. Sent on 20/03/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing experience

Had an amazing wedding here over the weekend, food and location were just lovely. The staff including Natalie and Leighton went above and beyond they are an asset to the venue. Nothing was too much trouble and our day was truly magical.
Lucy G. Sent on 13/03/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Fantastic experience

The venue was brilliant, and the staff was brilliant could not fault them at all.

Would highly recommend getting married here.

Made our day really magical so thank you so much
Daniella V. Sent on 13/02/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Perfect Wedding Day

We had the most perfect wedding day and it was such a dream that we couldn’t of asked for anything better. From the very first viewing we fell in love with the venue with the beautiful grounds to the rustic feel of the main room upstairs with high beams and fairy lights. Everything looked so pretty.
Natalie was so great from start to finish and was happy to help with any questions I had from the beginning. Her advice and taking full control was fantastic. Lee was also great and ran our wedding on the day and everything just flowed like it should. We truly couldn’t be happier.
The food was gorgeous and even our guests couldn’t say anything wrong about it.
Thank you so much.
Rosie Sent on 30/06/2023
4.2 out of 5 rating

Lovely day but a few concerns

We had a lovely wedding day back in November. Natalie, we could not fault, she was great throughout and couldn’t do enough for us. The same could be said for the two men helping throughout the day. They were also lovely. The food for the wedding breakfast was lovely and of a high quality.

The issues I have are to do with the volume of food for the buffet given the cost and the cost of the rooms.

We paid for 100 guests for the evening buffet at approx £15 per head. We had one tables worth of food which didn’t even equate to a sandwich per person. Luckily most people from the day were full but the table was pretty sparse given the cost. I can’t knock the quality because those who had some said it was lovely but the amount for the cost was poor. I presented a photo to Thornbury but this apparently isn’t enough. So all I would advise is to monitor this.

In addition, we were told the rooms at the lodge had a “special wedding rate” of £115 per night. This did not include breakfast. When one guest decided to stay on the day, they charged her £85 for the room. When I raised this with Thornbury they said it fluctuates throughout the year and depends on how in advance you book . This isn’t true as I looked on the website and rooms are sold at a rough price of £85 per night throughout the whole year. Personally, save yourself and your guests some pennies and just book the rooms through their website. Don’t fall for the “special” rate as I’m not sure what was special about it given guests didn’t even get a breakfast at that cost. When I raised this with Thornbury they have dodged each opportunity to discuss this part.

I probably also wouldn’t waste your time on the complimentary afternoon tea. It isn’t what you would expect and consists of a couple of sandwiches, a few crisps and a millionaires shortbread and rocky road cut up from their cafe/bar display. If you’re travelling more than 20 mins I probably wouldn’t bother.

We had 100 guests for the night and it was a bit squashed in the room upstairs with a couple of no shows. Be mindful of their max capacity of 120. There really isn’t enough room for that and left a lot of our guests stood up at the back without the option to sit down.

Overall we had a lovely wedding, and would recommend it overall as a venue but just be mindful of asking about these couple of things to ensure you’re happy and to be on top of it.
Leanne J. Sent on 24/11/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Leanne and Joe Gardiner

The first time we went to visit Thornbury Golf centre we fell in love with the venue, we were made to feel very welcome by Natalie and Nicola and felt really relaxed, the venue felt so right for the wedding that we had pictured for ourselves. From the wooden beams to the amazing views and the intimate feeling that we wanted our day to be. We would highly recommend this venue.
For our wedding day, we chose the top package which was the 'Excellence' and it was worth every penny. Everything that was included within our package was brilliant and was everything we had ever wanted. Our wedding took place on 12/11/2022 and after a long 2 years of planning and organising Natalie our wedding planner made sure all the team, especially Lee and Craig, that everything was organised effectively so the day ran smoothly.
The food was amazing, all our guests commented on how much they loved it and how beautiful the venue looked, we can't thank Thornbury enough for our amazing wedding day, which we will treasure forever.

Best wishes
Leanne and Joe
David J. Sent on 23/09/2022
4.8 out of 5 rating

Amazing wedding venue & fantastic staff

We were given a warm welcome right from the start. We mainly dealt with Natalie who did an amazing job. She gave us all the information we needed (and more) and was very accommodating throughout, especially with some last minute changes before the day itself. Thanks to the whole team and Thornbury Golf Centre, but an even bigger one to Natalie!
Jeff S. Sent on 09/05/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Excellent Venue, Staff very Helpful

Wonderful views, great photo places, food was lovely, hot and tasty, staff couldn’t do enough for us, guided through the whole day, you have a separate area away from golfers which makes you feel special, just simply a fantastic place and can’t recommend enough, brilliant 😀
Kim P. Sent on 19/11/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Absolutely Amazing

Well what can I say from day 1 of us looking round the venue Nicola was absolutely amazing and welcoming. When ever we had a question Nicola or Natalie were always there at the end of the phone to help. Fast forward to the wedding day it was absolutely perfect we couldn’t have asked for a better day. All the staff were fantastic and couldn’t do enough for us and our guests. How I imagined the wedding day, Thornbury exceed it by far. I’m so glad we chose to get married at Thornbury. The staff and everyone that helped to make our wedding so special deserve recognition for going above and beyond. I would 100% recommend Thornbury Golf Club to anyone who is considering getting married here.
Jessie G. Sent on 19/11/2021
5 out of 5 rating

30th July 2021

Had our wedding at Thornbury Golf Centre 30th July 2021 after having it postponed a year. During that time we did deal with quite a few people but towards the lead up Nicola and Natalie were amazing. Our day really was perfect from start to finish everything ran smoothly and stress free. The room was decorated beautifully and the food was amazing. The views are lovely and some amazing places to have photos taking. To be able to enjoy our night on the dance floor with no restrictions was the best part. For the kind of wedding we wanted this was perfect and I’m glad we chose this as our venue and I would chose it again if I had too!
A special thanks to Nicola for all of her help and reassurance and calming my nerves on the morning. Oh and pinning my dads button hole on as we had no clue how haha!

Mr & Mrs Giambarresi 🥰
Sue Sent on 15/02/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Highly Reccomend this venue for a Wedding

My daughters Wedding was held here on Saturday a day after heavy snowfall. The team did a great job despite the weather from the Groundsmen who managed to clear the snow from the long drive approaching the venue hours after we arrived Friday afternoon, to the Wedding Planner Charlotte who was cheerfully efficient and approachable, to the hard working chef and his team who produced a wonderful wedding breakfast and buffet for 100 people in the evening. would highly recommend this venue for a wedding. Guests can also stay in the nearby lodge for b&b before and after the wedding , and again the breakfast was superb.
Nicola Sent on 18/02/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Totally Recommend as an amazing venue!

Got married here last month- totally recommend as an amazing venue! Can’t praise Charlotte enough, she was amazing from the first day we met her till our special day. Nothing was ever too much and she helped in so many ways. All the staff were fab and the day went so smoothly with all their help. Lovely venue with fab opportunities for photos. We loved the beams and fairy lights in the room and that it was all contained mainly to 1 room so everyone was together. An amazing day! Thank you so much For making it perfect. I don’t often leave reviews but had to for this place and staff! Can’t recommend it enough.
Megan Sent on 30/07/2018
5 out of 5 rating

Everything was perfect!

We held our wedding reception and evening celebration here on the 30th June. Everything was perfect! Charlotte in particular was amazing, great at staying in contact, nothing was too much trouble and would always put herself out to make sure we had the perfect day. The day ran without any problems, well of there were any we didn't know about them, and everyone commented on how lovely the food and evening buffet was. A shout out to the barman too who was fantastic. I honestly cannot fault them and if you are thinking of using Thornbury Golf Club as a venue then I wouldn't hesitate to recommend them.
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