Tuesday 28 January 2020

9 Cotswold venues to host your weekend wedding

If you want to stretch out your wedding across the weekend, then check out 9 Cotswold wedding venues that offer the perfect place to celebrate.

SoGlos has handpicked nine Cotswold venues for weekend wedding celebrations that go on for days.


About the sponsor – Cowley Manor

Cowley Manor is a beautiful hotel, spa and wedding venue in the Cotswold countryside. Offering 31 stylish bedrooms, Cowley Manor also hosts weddings for up to 200 guests.

Wedding receptions at Cowley Manor leave nothing to be desired, with a choice of rooms to toast the newlyweds, beautiful terraces to have post-ceremony drinks and the chance to tuck into an incredible wedding breakfast.

Couples can choose from a popular selection of dishes for the wedding breakfast or can meet with the head chef to create a menu that’s bespoke to them.

For more information, visit cowleymanor.com.


1. Weekend weddings at Cowley Manor

If it’s a luxury Cotswold setting, beautiful views and exquisite food you’re after for your wedding (who isn’t?!), then Cowley Manor is the perfect place for a dreamy weekend wedding.

Whether you want exclusive hire over two days or an intimate family celebration, Cowley Manor’s stylish bedrooms, on-site C-Side spa and stunning entertaining spaces all make for the ultimate place to host a weekend wedding.

In the summer months, guests can spill out onto the extensive lawns and have a go at some giant garden games. Inside, on colder days, there are board games, log fires and endless opportunities to create the weekend wedding of all weddings.


2. Weekend weddings at Owlpen Manor

Owlpen Manor, near Dursley, offers 215 acres of Cotswold countryside, a wedding venue and nine holiday cottages in its grounds. Experts at throwing memorable weekend weddings, Owlpen Manor hosts weddings in its manor gardens, marquees, Great Hall or in the Manor House itself.

Boasting plenty of country charm, Owlpen Manor is also a fantastic venue to put your own stamp on with great flexibility to host weddings for groups of 20 to 200.


3. Weekend weddings at Hyde House

Offering exclusive use, 20 guest bedrooms and a choice of indoor or outdoor ceremonies, Hyde House, near Stow-on-the-Wold, is a gorgeous Cotswold wedding venue that combines rustic charm and modern finishes.

With three event spaces, wedding parties can party through the night and enjoy a delicious breakfast the following morning.


4. Weekend weddings at Ellenborough Park

Known for its five-star luxury and heavenly surroundings near Cheltenham Racecourse, Ellenborough Park is a luxurious wedding venue that is ideal for weekend wedding celebrations.

With an on-site spa, a la carte restaurant and glorious rolling grounds, Ellenborough Park has plenty of room for all the wedding party and activities can be arranged for the days surrounding the wedding.


5. Weekend weddings at The Lygon Arms

Set in the heart of picture-perfect Broadway, The Lygon Arms is a charming Cotswold hotel with a luxury spa and upmarket restaurant, more than suitable for weekend weddings.

Catering for up to 100 guests, The Lygon Arms has a choice of spaces for the wedding ceremony with specific options for multiple-day wedding celebrations. Guests can extend their stay with a trip to the spa or by exploring Broadway and the surrounding Cotswolds.


6. Weekend weddings at Tortworth Court

Overflowing with elegance, De Vere Tortworth Court, near Wotton-under-Edge, offers beautiful spaces to say your vows, tuck into your wedding breakfast and to spend the entire weekend celebrating.

With well-appointed lounges to sink into, a lavish spa to indulge in and glorious countryside surrounding the hotel, make a weekend of it at Tortworth Court.


7. Weekend weddings at Blaisdon Hall

Blaisdon Hall is a grand family home which is now used as a private wedding venue, in the Forest of Dean.

With overnight accommodation, countless characterful corners and extensive lawns perfect for drinks and garden games, couples can stretch their wedding out for an entire weekend.


8. Weekend weddings at The Bay Tree

Picture perfect and brimming with Cotswold charm, The Bay Tree hotel in Burford offers cosy spaces, beautiful bedrooms and a lovely garden for weekend weddings.

With 21 bedrooms, couples can hire the entire hotel. If it’s a summer celebration you’re after, then The Summer House can be used for ceremonies or in winter, cosy up inside by the open fires.


9. Weekend weddings at The Frogmill

The Frogmill is just a few miles from Cheltenham and has stylish guest rooms, a beautiful wedding space and gourmet dining.

Make a weekend of your wedding with a delicious meal in the restaurant the night before, followed by a day of celebrations and an overnight stay in one of the gorgeous bedrooms.


For more information see Cowley Manor or visit cowleymanor.com.


By Sophie Bird

© SoGlos
Wednesday 18 December 2019

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