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Orchardleigh House

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Certificate of Excellence


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The South West's ultimate fairy tale Wedding Venue! Nestled at the heart of 500 acres of exclusive Parkland and Lakes, Orchardleigh House is situated on a gated and private Estate, 10 miles from the historic city of Bath. This elegant 19th Century Victorian Stately Home provides the ultimate fairytale setting for your Wedding Day, surrounded by a breathtaking countryside landscape, beautiful gardens, a Croquet lawn and an 18 hole Golf Course; and offers luxurious accommodation for up to 172 guests. The enchanting array of backdrops make Orchardleigh the perfect spot throughout the seasons, with stunning gardens for basking in the Summer sunshine and cosy open fires in Winter. Within the grounds of the Orchardleigh Estate sit two magnificent Churches, for which you don't need to be from the local Parish to marry, and Orchardleigh House is fully licenced to hold Civil Ceremonies for up to 144 guests. St Mary's Church is perfectly situated on it's own little Island and, due to its secluded spot, there is no electricity supply to the Church, so Wedding ceremonies are lit purely by candlelight - sounds rather magical doesn't it? St Mary's also the only Island Church in the World that has its very own helipad! There is plenty of accommodation on the Estate, for up to 172 guests, with 44 opulent rooms in the main House and a variety of splendid Estate Lodges and Cottages. The cottages are also available to hire the evening before weddings, which is a super way of extending the celebrations. Orchardleigh offers its very own fleet of Wedding Transportation for hire on your Big Day, ranging from a 1926 Rolls Royce Phantom Cabriolet de Ville to the Bell Longranger Helicopter and provide dedicated team of wedding coordinators who will be on hand to help throughout the planning process and on your Big Day. We are proud to hold the following awards: Somerset Wedding Venue of the Year winner. Voted 9th best UK Wedding Venue by Marie Claire Magazine. Voted 2nd best UK Wedding Venue by Perfect Wedding Magazine. Awarded BA Award for Excellence for Leading the Way within the Wedding Industry. Voted 13th by the Independent Newspaper as Best National Wedding Venue. Regular Bed and Breakfast guests are also welcome.
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Free Parking
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Golf course
Meeting Rooms
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair access
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Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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My wedding was held at Orchardleigh House on 26 January 2019, and the day could not have been more perfect. Every member of staff is ready and willing to do their utmost to ensure your day runs smoothly, so I didn't have to worry about a single thing. The location is stunning,
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We attended our daughter’s wedding at Orchardleigh House and had the most amazing day. The venue creates a really informal, relaxed atmosphere and everything was well organised and ran smoothly. We would like to say a special thanks to Karl, Kim, the two Clare’s, Peter, Edge and
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Thank you so so much for making our day the best ever. Everyone was so amazing and we really did feel like a king and queen!! We knew it was going to be great but our expectations were hugely exceeded! Thank you so so much for everything you did for us and all the efforts
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Response from chrisvI8114OB, Owner at Orchardleigh House
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you so much for your kind words everybody at Orchardleigh works so hard to make your day perfect and your comments are really appreciated.
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Our 3 day Christmas Break was very disappointing. Having booked a suite it wasn't a cheap 3 days. The house and atmosphere were lovely but the number of guests were too great which meant that all meals were far too crowded. With so many the time taken to serve courses was
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Response from chrisvI8114OB, Owner at Orchardleigh House
Responded 5 Jan 2019
Hello. Thank you so much for your conctructive comments. We did have too many for complete comfort, we offered a catering package to guests staying in our Lodges as we have always done before but to our total surprise this year nearly all Lodge guests took the package. This will not be allowed again only guests staying in the House will dine in the House. So pleased you enjoyed your trips in Carriage and Helicopter it was a pleasure to entertain you.
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After deciding to spend our Christmas abroad from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada this year, we found Orchardleigh House and what a find! We are a couple in our late 40s. The property - stunning! The house and grounds are beautiful. To walk in and smell the wood or coal
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Hello. We have about 30up and 30 down but owing to the thickness of the walls not all rooms and parts of the House receive this. However usually we have great G4 on the phone. Hope this helps.
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Lots in the area. Please ask a member of staff.
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Sorry only there for our wedding, based on that I can imagine Christmas would be gorgeous.
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Dear Wendy, We do Sunday lunch at the golf club. Please do call 01373 454200 to book. Very best wishes
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I'm afraid we don't have a garden room. Perhaps you could call the office and we can help you further from there. 01373 472550. Best wishes
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"avoid the top floor if you have a disability long way up the stairs no lift Country house"
"Bell Tower seemed best to stay in!"
"Great Wedding venue"
"Bonita is the best."
"The rooms are very mixed, some amazing and some below average. Ones on the 1st floor at the top of the stairs are best"
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