Manor By The Lake

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£1000 - £8000 for venue hire
Up to 200
12 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
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At Manor By The Lake we have a stunning location, characterful manor house and seven acres of award-winning gardens for you to use as the backdrop to your wedding celebrations.
Features & Capacity
Venue Type
Country House / Manor House
Reception Capacity
# Bedrooms
Sleeps # of People
Usual Access Time
12:30 AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00 AM
Late Night Extension Available
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
Grade I/II Listed Building
In-house Wedding Coordinator
Landscaped Gardens
On-site Parking
Open Flame Permitted
Outdoor Reception Space
Water View
Ceremony and Reception
Confetti Permitted
Fireworks Permitted
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Licence
Sound System Available
Wedding License
Food and Drink
Alcohol License
Asian Catering
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
External Catering Permitted
Halal Catering
In-house Catering
In-house Wine List
Kosher Catering
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Full Description
  • We don’t just rely on the stunning appearance and charming ambience of the house and gardens to make your wedding special. Our impressive function rooms, exquisite food and attentive friendly staff all play their part, as well as our experienced wedding planners on-hand help and advice guiding you every step of the way. Of all the aspects of planning a wedding, your choice of venue is likely to have the biggest overall impact on your day. Whilst the colour of your flowers, design of your dress and choice of music all have their own role in the celebration, nothing has more of an influence on the atmosphere of your wedding than its location. At Manor By The Lake you are free to choose exactly how and where you would like to take your vows. Be spoilt for choice with our perfectly manicured gardens, breathtaking lake or one of our lavish reception rooms. Our approach to catering for your event is totally focused on your wishes. We’ll talk through your plans for the day, and understand the style and format for the wedding. Our talented chefs will advise on styles of cuisine, and popular dishes, and can arrange tasting sessions if you require. You and your guests can celebrate into the night by enjoying one of our twelve bedrooms, which are all individually designed and exquisitely furnished. After the celebrations, newlyweds can relax in our lavishly appointed honeymoon suite, which boasts a four- poster bed, the finest fabrics and furniture, Smart TVs, private parlours and ambient lighting. The perfect end to the perfect day.
  • Personal Message from the Manager
    Name of Wedding Contact: Claire Nelson
    We know Weddings can be daunting so here at the Manor I want you to feel completely at home and our team will do everything possible to help create a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere during the planning of your wedding and on the day itself. Our profile and website will give you a flavour of what we are about but the best way to experience it for yourself is to come and view the Manor and meet our award winning team. I look forward to meeting you soon.
  • Experience
    Year Business Was Established
    # Of Weddings Hosted
    More than 50
    # Of People In Team
    Public Liability Insurance
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Industry Awards (1)
Wedding Industry Awards - Event Team of the year 2015 & 2016
Location & Contact Details
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  • Directions
    • Address
    • Hatherley Lane, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 6PN, England
    • Nearest Town
    • Cheltenham
    • Nearest Motorway & Junction
    • M5 Junction 10
    • Nearest Train Station
    • Cheltenham Spa
    • Nearest Airport
    • Gloucestershire Airport Local or Bristol and Birmingham International
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What’s your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
It’s all about the Food! Yes, it’s been fantastic, everyone looked wonderful, it didn’t rain, the service was simply splendid, the children didn’t cry, the wedding venue looked fantastic and the in-laws behaved themselves – a perfect wedding day so far… then everyone sat down for the meal. There’s no doubt in anyone’s mind that the wedding breakfast can make or break a wedding, so why compromise when it’s an event you plan to remember forever. When choosing your wedding venue, don’t only look at the wedding breakfast menu; ask to see photographs of how the food is presented and if possible ask to see reviews from previous wedding guests. Wedding venues that strive for excellence will always be proud to show them to you.
What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?
This is so hard to choose as there are always little things at every wedding but I think it is important to remember the emotional side of a wedding. You can spend so long picking out the perfect venue, choosing the right dress, hiring the best suppliers that you can forget about the little touches. Adding a token from your parents' wedding, exchanging love letters with your soon-to-be spouse, and creating guest books you will want to read over and over are some of the elements that could make your wedding feel ultra personal.
Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?
Our couples are spoilt for choice with so many rooms and 7 acres of gardens - but every wedding will always have a picture on our romantic bridge that overlooks our private lake.
Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?
We have had a few and even a celebrity dog ...... but ssssh they are top secret so we cannot share on here - maybe we will share when you come for a viewing.
What’s your favourite canapé?
It has to be Steak and chips, with Béarnaise sauce and sun blushed tomato - its always first to run out and sometimes we have guests looking for the kitchen just to get another one!
What’s your favourite midnight treat?
You could have anything at the Manor but we get a lot of requested for Hot Chocolates with cream and marshmallows waiting for everyone in the resident bar after most of the guest have gone home - calorific but so worth it!
What is your venue's most unique feature?
We think it is the journey each of our couples go through. We don't want to be a venue that couples book and then don't see again till one month before when they come to plan - we want our couples to feel part of the family. We do this by various events we invite them to from our planning showcase through to our speech planning evenings for the men.
What part of your business are you most proud of?
We are proud of the venue and reputation we have created in only a short time after opening - this is down to our close knit team who are all proud to work at Manor By The Lake and put the customers at the front of everything they do. They are such a good team they have won Team of the Year for the South West two years in a row!

Bridebook benefits

  • Bridebook Gift: Complimentary magic mirror to enjoy on your wedding day (must quote Bride Book at time of booking and paying a deposit)
  • Bridebook Special Offer: £250 Complimentary Bar Tab to use on your wedding day