Intimate Weddings

Does spending your special day as Lord and Lady of the Manor appeal to you? With ‘run of the house’, you can think of Manor By The Lake as your home for your wedding. There are many options – indoor and outdoor – for a small, intimate ceremony, plus all your loved ones can stay the night and enjoy a King’s Breakfast in the morning.

If you find yourself wondering ‘where is the best small wedding venue in Gloucestershire?’, you are in luck. With an intimate wedding at Manor By The Lake you can have the day of your dreams, celebrating in style, surrounded by the people who are most special to you.

Your wedding, exactly how you want it

Enjoy run of the house to create the celebration you’ve been dreaming of. Tailor your day to suit you and your nearest and dearest. With an intimate wedding, you’ll have more time to spend with all your guests so little touches are well worth the effort. Lawn games, expertly muddled cocktails and casual table formations are all popular.

Candlelit dining in intimate spaces

Once you have said your special vows, your wedding party will feel perfectly at home in Maximilian or Lyderick for an intimate candlelit dinner. Snuggle up next to roaring log fire in the evening. Or if you prefer, spill out onto the terrace for lawn games before partying the night away in the Rock Bar.

Secret gardens

Our gardens will be yours and yours alone to discover. With seven acres of beautiful grounds, there are many lovely spots for your photographs – from the iconic hedge wall that leads to the manor, to the manicured Italian Gardens, the Monet Bridge and Victorian pavilion…there’s no need to compromise on wow factor just because you’d like an intimate celebration.

Stylish sleepovers

When you opt for our Intimate Wedding Collection our 12 luxury bedrooms are yours for your wedding party. Your guests are bound to fall head over heels for these individually designed abodes.

All bedrooms are spacious, some feature four-poster beds, others have balconies. For families, there’s an interconnecting room or, for guests with special access requirements, our ground floor suite has wide doorways and gorgeous garden views. You can rest assured that all your guests will have a very special stay.

As Lord and Lady of the Manor, you will have a choice of two bridal suites – will you choose the lavish Manor Suite, or Room 3 with its dressing room? Both feature ornately carved four-poster beds and garden-view bathtubs.

We Recommend: Intimate Wedding Collection

For weddings for up to 24 guests, we have a special Intimate Wedding Collection, featuring:

Satin tablecloths, vintage cutlery and rock crystal glassware
Chivari or Ghost Louis chairs
An exquisite three-course dining experience
A selection of drinks
An impressive selection of evening food

Luxury Manor House accommodation (12 bedrooms)
The King’s breakfast – a fine way to wake up after your big day

Download our Wedding Brochure and prices here…

Inspiration for your Intimate Wedding

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