Venue Name: Bishopstrow House Hotel

Location: Warmister, Wiltshire

Bishopstrow House

What type of venue is Bishopstrow House Hotel and how old is the building?

Built in 1817, the Bishopstrow hotel in Warminster retains all of its unique period features and charm, sympathetically combining many contemporary features running through the bedrooms, restaurant and spa, making it an ideal wedding venue to suit all tastes.

What can a couple expect from having their wedding at Bishopstrow House Hotel?

Whether your wedding is a small private affair or a large celebration with all your friends and family, Bishopstrow House is the perfect wedding venue in the heart of Wiltshire. It’s set within 27 acres of woodland and a private stretch of Wylye River, boasting an apple orchard, kitchen gardens, Doric Temple, summer house and stunning views, all of which are ideal for any photograph to remind you of your special day.

Bishopstrow House is the definitive wedding reception or honeymoon venue in Wiltshire. There are a variety of function rooms providing elegance matched with country house character, or for those wishing for something more modern there is the Mulberry Suite, with far reaching views through the large glass floor-to-ceiling windows, which overlook the exterior terrace and beyond into rolling fields. The teams are professional and attentive, leaving you with an experience that will remain with you and your guests forever.

Doric Temple at Bishopstrow House

Does Bishopstrow House Hotel have a license for civil ceremonies so couples can marry at the venue?

Bishopstrow House has three beautiful rooms to choose from when booking your civil ceremony at the hotel. The Library is particularly atmospheric, with wood floors, an open fire, a fine collection of antique books and leather armchairs, and is ideal for small, intimate gatherings.

Next to the Library, the Drawing Room is a light and airy room which boasts a beautiful bay window overlooking the gardens to the side of the main house, and lovely antique furnishings and paintings. It is ideal for spring and summer ceremonies when the sunlight streams through the window; its open fire also lends it a deliciously cosy feel in winter.

Situated in the garden wing, the Somerset Room has dual aspect windows with a commanding view, and provides the most splendid environment for the very finest wedding ceremonies and receptions.

Dining at Bishopstrow House

What is the capacity for a wedding ceremony and wedding reception at Bishopstrow House Hotel?

Our Library is best suited for small intimate gatherings of up to 25 guests for a ceremony, the Drawing Room is suitable for gatherings of up to 30 guests, whereas the Somerset Room can hold larger parties of up to 70 attendees. Our Doric Temple outside is licensed for 10 people, with the remainder outside to witness the marriage.

For wedding receptions, Bishopstrow can offer 3 luxurious rooms in the hotel to choose from for your dream wedding celebration. The Wilton Room is a gorgeous private dining room with decadent chandeliers, open fireplaces and fine furniture, ideal for parties of up to 30 people.

The Wilton Room at Bishopstrow House

The Mulberry Restaurant offers a light and contemporary interior, ideal for accommodating up to 82 guests, while 120 can be accommodated in a marquee adjoining the restaurant.

How many rooms does Bishopstrow House Hotel have for guests to stay in?

Bishopstrow Hotel has 32 bedrooms, all of which have recently been refurbished to an exceptionally high standard, ranging from the opulence of the Master Bedroom, to the more contemporary design of the Courtyard and Garden bedrooms, with many boasting exterior patios.

Bedroom at Bishopstrow House

What is the best thing about having your wedding at Bishopstrow House Hotel?

If you opt for Exclusive Use, Bishopstrow can be entirely at your disposal for the ultimate wedding experience and ideal house party atmosphere. The exclusive takeover of Bishopstrow House is a unique occasion where every event is specially tailored to meet your needs and requirements, and where all the personal privacy you could dream of is extended to you and your guests.

What sets Bishopstrow House Hotel apart from other wedding venues in the area?

Bishopstrow House is the ideal place for your wedding or honeymoon in Wiltshire. Relax in our country house hotel; its tranquil setting makes it the perfect place to spend your first days as a married couple, giving you the chance to unwind and spend some quality time together after all the excitement. Bishopstrow is a great base to visit the many sights the South West of England has to offer, such as Stonehenge, Cheddar caves, the beautiful city of Bath and Longleat Safari Park.

Spa Inside Pool at Bishopstrow House

Does Bishopstrow House Hotel have a set price for weddings or do you have packages available?

Bishopstrow has set prices for certain features like room hire which do vary depending on the choice of day. Packages are available at Bishopstrow, as well as Exclusive Use rates which start from £5,500

Does Bishopstrow House Hotel have a wedding co-ordinator on site and are they available on the day of the wedding?

The hotel does have a wedding co-ordinator who will be available on the day of the wedding.

Main Lounge at Bishopstrow House

What’s your top tip for choosing the perfect wedding venue?

Have a rough idea in mind of how many guests you’d like to have at your wedding before visiting a venue so that you understand what type of venue would be suitable.

Where can I find out more about Bishopstrow House Hotel?

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