11th Aug 2018
Real Wedding: Abbie & Harry at Drakestone House
Set in an idyllic location, surrounded by stunning Gloucestershire countryside, 20th century Drakestone House is the perfect place for the most important day of your life, your wedding day.
A hidden private 10-acre estate, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Drakestone House offers exclusive use as standard. Soak in the surroundings, take your time and you and your family and friends will fall in love with the privacy of everything that Drakestone House offers – making it the most wonderful wedding venue.
With breathtaking countryside views for over 30 miles, Drakestone House has stood on the edge of Stinchcombe since 1911. It’s one of the last country houses to be built before the start of World War One. Reflecting the influence of the Arts and Crafts movement throughout the house it boasts stunning period features, one of the most fabulous Cotswold Yew gardens designed over 100 years ago and stunning countryside views.
Exclusively yours for 3 days, Drakestone House is the perfect romantic wedding venue. Have your friends and family stay with you in one gorgeous Cotswold house, on your own private country estate and make it a magical event you will never forget.
Drakestone House is the perfect wedding venue in Gloucestershire. We can cater for civil ceremonies and partnerships for up to 100 guests on our top terrace and garden room. For something a little more intimate, our stunning Drawing Room can hold up to 25 guests, after which your guests can have drinks inside or spill out onto the south facing terrace in front of the house. For those wanting a more traditional ceremony, there are some beautiful churches close by, just ask us for advice.
Drakestone House is a superb backdrop for a marquee wedding on our lawns for your special day. Our marquee can take up to 100 guests for dinner and dancing. At night the house and terrace is floodlit making it atmospheric well into the evening.
Here are 3 of our our most recent weddings.
"The whole property and its grounds is beautiful throughout and it's an absolutely wonderful experience to stay in. Kate was a fantastic and flexible host that couldn't have been more accommodating. 100% recommend and would definitely look to come back again."
Mr J Hatten
Wow well I don’t even know where to begin. Our wedding day was absolutely perfect. From start to finish everything just came together and in our opinion it couldn’t have gone any better. I just wish I could have paused time as the whole day flew by. We can’t believe that the first venue we viewed and fell in love with could end up being so perfect. The house and marquee looked amazing in the day and night. All of our family really enjoyed being able to spend the whole weekend together in the house and celebrate bringing our two families together. Thank you Rebecca for everything you did to help us before and during the wedding, we really appreciate it. So many people commented on the beautiful venue and the really helpful staff that ensured everything came together smoothly. I am sure this wouldn’t have happened without your help. Please pass on our thanks to Trevor for helping us in the evening and during set up. Also, please can you pass on a thank you to Kate and Richard for allowing us to have such a memorable wedding in their beautiful home. Allowing us to be able to have Sky during the day meant so much to us and you wouldn’t believe how happy we were to find out that we could bring her.
Roxanne Pollard & Alex Didcott wedding at Drakestone House Saturday 1st September 2018
"We hired the house for my husband’s 40th. There was actually enough room for 15 adults and 9 children under 8 (including cots). The photos don’t do the property justice, it is stunning and the grounds are immaculate. The loft room was perfect as a dormitory for the kids. The owners were so helpful and we had a truly memorable time. Thank you we will definitely be back! Thank you for a lovely stay."
"The House is stunning, a great weekend stay within the property, everyone enjoyed the relaxed feel to it, it felt like a home from home experience."
Mr & Mrs Shotton
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