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Silchester House

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Up to 92
14 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding license
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This spectacular, intimate, Berkshire country house is available for small indoor weddings and romantic outdoor weddings for up to 92 guests.
Features & Capacity
Venue Type
Country House / Manor House
Reception Capacity
# Bedrooms
Sleeps # of People
Usual Access Time
11:00 AM
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Bridal Changing Facilities
Disabled Access
Exclusive Use
In-house Wedding Coordinator
Landscaped Gardens
On-site Parking
Outdoor Reception Space
Ceremony and Reception
Fireworks Permitted
Outdoor Ceremony Licence
Wedding License
Food and Drink
Alcohol License
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-house Catering
In-house Wine List
Pricing & Costs
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Full Description
  • Silchester House is small, country house wedding venue, located on the border of Berkshire and Hampshire. This wonderful home-from-home style wedding venue features 4 spacious rooms in which to host your dream wedding, including a beautiful Music Room, licensed to host intimate wedding ceremonies for up to 92 guests. The Music Room is then transformed in to an incredible space in which to host your delightful wedding banquet. The romantic Berkshire wedding venue also boasts 14 guest bedrooms, an in-house catering team, a dedicated Wedding Planning Management Team to support you throughout your wedding planning journey, along with access to a proprietary online planner to help communicate your plans and details to the Bijou Team throughout your wedding planning process. Silchester House is also able to host an outdoor wedding and features beautifully manicured grounds and gardens to enjoy during a drinks reception.
  • Experience
    Year Business Was Established
    # Of Weddings Hosted
    More than 50
Press & Awards
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Press and Awards (9)
Wedding Ideas
Perfect Wedding
You & Your Wedding
Guides for Brides
Your Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire Wedding
North Hampshire Living Magazine
Love Our Wedding
Location & Contact Details
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  • Directions
    • Address
    • Silchester House, Silchester, Nr. Reading, Berkshire, RG7 2NA, England
    • Nearest Town
    • Basingstoke
    • Nearest Motorway & Junction
    • M3, Junction 6
    • Nearest Train Station
    • Basingstoke
    • Travel Notes
    • The postcode RG7 2NA will lead you to the entrance of Silchester House.
    • Nearest Airport
    • Heathrow
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Ask a question
What’s your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
The earlier you book your wedding date at Silchester House, the longer you'll have to enjoy your engagement and plan your dream wedding with the Bijou Wedding Planning Management Team. Securing your wedding date early will also give you more options when it comes to choosing the perfect wedding date.
What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?
We love it when couples personalise their vows.
Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.
Elegant - Luxury - Private - Intimate - Romantic
Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?
If you walk to the back of the glorious garden at Silchester House, your photographer will be able to snap a photograph of you both with the full length of the stunning venue in the background. Silchester House provides the perfect backdrop at any wedding.
Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?
We have.
What’s your favourite canapé?
Our Chorizo & Aubergine Skewers are always well received.
What’s your favourite midnight treat?
You can't go wrong with a sweet from the Bijou Sweetie Cart.
What is your venue's most unique feature?
The stunning clockwork clock atop the clock tower, originally and intricately built by Thomas Hartley during his time living at Silchester House, is a key element of the village's identity. The clock can be seen on the right as you enter the gates to the property.
What part of your business are you most proud of?
At Bijou, we work hard to ensure that every wedding we host runs without a flaw. The specialist wedding planning team behind the Bijou brand are meticulous about every detail - making sure that we communicate with our couples about every little detail, so that once the big day arrives, all you have to do is celebrate in style.