Southam Road, Cheltenham, GL52 3NJ | (01242) 807587
With its beautiful Cotswold stone exterior, manicured grounds and stunning views of the Gloucestershire countryside, luxurious five star hotel Ellenborough Park certainly makes for one of the UK’s most impressive wedding venues.
The 16th century manor house hotel is situated on the outskirts of Cheltenham and has been lovingly restored to offer brides and grooms a spectacular setting to host their big days.
The venue is licensed to hold civil ceremonies and couples can choose from The Gallery, suitable for up to 120 guests, which features a double height ceiling with a mezzanine level and opens out onto the pretty courtyard gardens – perfect for post-ceremony drinks.
The 16th century manor house hotel has been lovingly restored to offer brides and grooms a spectacular setting to host their big days.
The De la Bere Court, situated in the main house and benefitting from a majestic vaulted glass atrium, can welcome from 30 up to 140 guests for the wedding breakfast and evening reception, while there’s also the option to have a marquee on the lawns for larger numbers.
For those wanting more intimate ceremonies the choices include The Elizabethan and The Royalist which are licensed for 30 and 18 guests respectively, with both featuring original oak panelling and period fireplaces.
Both rooms can also host wedding breakfasts with The Elizabethan able to accommodate 20 guests and The Royalist 12. Other options for wedding receptions in the main house include The Library, which can welcome 18 guests, and The Beaufort Dining Room, featuring an original Tudor fireplace and space to seat 30 guests.
Ellenborough Park is also available for exclusive hire offering couples use of the entire hotel, including bedrooms, dining rooms and banqueting suites with the option to add on use of the spa.
With exclusive hire, the striking 19th century stone gazebo can also be used for brides and grooms wanting to say their vows in an even more special setting at the venue.
Couples can choose their catering from a selection of menus, with an emphasis on local, seasonal ingredients, which have been created by executive head chef, David Kelman.
Prior to the wedding, the bride and groom can visit Ellenborough Park to sample their selected menus and discuss wine choices with the expert sommeliers.
The hotel offers 60 large rooms and suites, designed by Nina Campbell, to welcome your wedding party and includes a luxury room, complete with Champagne, for the newlyweds.
Up to 140
The fully restored 19th century stone gazebo offers a lovely opportunity for unique pictures.
The venue of their dreams and a unique Banksy photo opportunity were the icing on the cake for Pip Brain and Paul Organ who said ‘I do’ at Ellenborough Park, near Cheltenham, on Saturday 18 April 2014.
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