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“Perfect Day” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Parley Manor

Parley Manor
Ranked #1 of 1 things to do in Parley
Type: Other
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Perfect Day”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2013

We got married there yesterday and all we can say is thankyou to Gwen and the staff. It really is a beautiful venue and we are so glad we chose it. Everyone of our guests told us it was the best wedding they had been to, with comments about how stunning the gardens and marquee's were but also how good the food and service were. We really cant fault it in any single way and if you are thinking of getting married there, then you will have the time of your life. The forecast was of rain but it was sunny, so even that was fixed for us too!! Highly recommend!

Visited September 2013
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Dorset
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“A perfect Wedding”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2013

What a fantastic venue!... Our daughter was married at Parley Manor this week and we could not have been happier with everything... The venue is beautiful, the organisation was faultless, the food absolutely delicious and the staff were wonderful... The whole day went without a hitch, very well coordinated by the organisers, who did a fantastic job in a very professional but friendly way... There was nothing that could have been better... Our guests were very impressed with the beautiful gardens and all agreed that it was a perfect wedding!... The bride and groom had a very special day, made more memorable by the attention to detail... I would happily recommend Parley Manor to anyone ... Congratulations to the whole team for providing such an outstanding service, especially Gwen and Lawney... Thanks a million!

Visited September 2013
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Bournemouth
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42 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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“Superb.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2013

I attended a wedding at this wonderful venue a couple of days ago. It was a perfect day, apart from the weather! A truly beautiful setting. The service from the staff was excellent. Very efficient and unobtrusive. The catering event manager (Laura) did a first class job along with the rest of the staff. The gardens are just fantastic. The venue is not just ideal for weddings. It would be perfect for any kind of celebration. It is right next to the airport but even the noise of planes taking off seemed to add something to it all, in a humourous way! A lady who was doing a reading at the service had to wait until a 737 had taken off before she could be heard, which raised a few laughs! I cannot recommend Parley Manor enough. You won't be disappointed.

Visited May 2013
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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“Quality Venue”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2013

Excellent service and surroundings. A quality experience. Great food in beautiful surroundings. Gwen really makes the day.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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833 reviews
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“Hidden Gem”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2012

We attended an October wedding at this venue and were very impressed. The Manor house is set back off the road and the gardens as you approach are well tended. At the end of the drive there is plenty of free parking.

The mature gardens behind the house are just wonderful and there is a large pond. The wedding was held in a marquee which was beautifully laid out with a lot of attention to detail. This was followed by a drinks reception inside as it rained a little. Because the grass was a bit muddy in places they even put down mats so that you didn't mess up your shoes.

The food was served in a separate marquee and they have selected caterers who had decorated the room very tastefully with lovely flowers and one wall of the marquee has sparkly lights. There is also a bar and toilet area.

Staff were friendly and professional and the food was excellent. There was a hot buffet with steak, sausage, chicken, salmon and vegetable skewers then a table with salad, vegetable rice, potatoes, bread, coleslaw etc. It was all very fresh and tasted good.

A selection of puddings was laid out on a table on a self service basis. This was followed by tea and coffee.

This is an excellent venue and I highly recommend it. You need to book early though as they are incredibly busy and booked 6 days a week.

Visited October 2012
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