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£6500 - £11500 for Venue Hire
Up to 140
9 Bedrooms
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Somerley is a magnificent Stately Home, set within 7,000 acres of rural countryside on the Hampshire/Dorset Border. The prefect setting for dream wedding ceremonies, receptions or private parties.
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
£6,500
Maximum Price
£11,500
Dry Hire pricing, includes tables & chairs, dancefloor, easel for table plan display, cloakroom facilities, 24hr Duty Manager, Parking A...
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Features & Capacity

Overview

Venue Type
Stately Home
Dining Capacity
140
Reception Capacity
300
No. of Bedrooms
9
Sleeps No. of People
25
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
10:00 AM
Usual Finish Time
11:00 PM
Late Night Extension
Yes

Venue

Bridal Changing Facilities
Exclusive Use
Grade I/II Listed Building
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Landscaped Gardens
Marquee Permitted
On-Site Parking
Open Flame Permitted
Outdoor Reception Space

Ceremony & Reception

Confetti Permitted
Fireworks Permitted
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Wedding Licence

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-house Catering
In-House Wine List
Full Description
Somerley is a privately owned Country Estate located on the Hampshire/Dorset border, just 25 minutes from Bournemouth, 30 minutes from Southampton and 90 minutes from London. A hidden jewel; not open to the public, Somerley offers that perfect mix of luxury, elegance, style and grandeur - whilst never feeling intimidating or impersonal. The House is home to Lord and Lady Somerton and their family, so comfort and a warm welcome are always at the forefront of every guest’s experience, along with utmost privacy and a meticulous attention to each detail. The Main House itself, can comfortably accommodate a wedding ceremony for up to 160 guests, a seated wedding breakfast for up to 140 guests and an evening reception for up to 200 guests. Alternatively, the gardens or grounds make the perfect setting for outdoor ceremony followed by a marquee reception for up to 300 guests. The House has 9 large and beautifully appointed bedrooms with spectacular views of the surrounding gardens, woodland and rolling parkland for guests or family groups who wish to stay. Set in 7,000 acres of glorious Hampshire countryside, Somerley offers couples a venue for almost every style of wedding or celebration. Whether elegant luxury is your heart’s desire or you have dreams of a marquee reception with a more relaxed boho festival vibe, a spot of woodland magic or a touch of country garden chic, the Somerley Weddings Team will give you a friendly welcome and work with you so that every detail of your special day is just perfect and unique to you. NEW - Somerley Woodland Weddings! Set in the heart of the Somerley Estate amongst towering Douglas Firs, is an enchanted clearing, perfect for free spirted couples looking to create a rustic and relaxed vibe for their wedding celebrations. We have partnered with Coastal Tents to create a turn-key package, accommodating up to 120 guests and includes everything from flooring, lighting and furniture to hating and loos.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Alex
Our ethos is to create a truly bespoke experience for our couples and be there for them from start to finish. We want every guest to be 'wowed' by the grandeur of Somerley but leave feeling like they are part of the family.

Experience

Year Business Was Established
2016
No. of Weddings Hosted
Between 10 and 30
Public Liability Insurance
Yes
No. of People In Team
7
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Susanna Young
Wedding: December 2018
January 2019
Stars Perfectly Aligned
From the moment I met Alex, and stepped through Somerley, I knew it was a Venue that offered something unique and extra special. Having visited Venues up and down the C...
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Jacob & Diana
Wedding: October 2017
March 2019
Thoroughly Impressed
Thank you Somerley for such a wonderful day. We had so much fun and were thoroughly impressed with the 5 * level of service and catering!! I think the experience will liv...
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Blueskyflowers on the Road
Wedding: February 2019
March 2019
Thank you for your Hospitlaity
I can’t believe how beautiful the house is, I’d heard so much but it just exceeded all expectations! Thank you for your warm hospitality.
Susanna Young, Founder of Knot & Pop
Wedding: December 2018
March 2019
The stars perfectly aligned on this one!
From the moment I met Alex, and stepped through Somerley, I knew it was a Venue that offered something unique and extra special. Having visited Venues up and down the C...
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Odette & William
Married in December 2018
March 2019
The Most Wonderful Day
My husband and I had the most wonderful wedding day here in December, it was more than we could have imagined. From the first time Alex Dollin-Webster showed us around th...
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Shelia & Jeff
Wedding: December 2018
March 2019
Mind Blowing Experience
My daughter had her wedding at Somerley House and I can only describe the experience as mind blowing. From the very start of the organisation a year before, we were met b...
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Location & Contact Details

Address

Hampshire, Ringwood, Hampshire, BH24 3PL, England

Nearest Town

Ringwood

Nearest Motorway & Junction

M27

Nearest Train Station

Bournemouth

Nearest Airport

Southampton or Bournemouth

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Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

All of our weddings are special to us, so I am unable to describe the 'best wedding'.

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

Choose what feels right for you. Don't get lost and overwhelmed with what Pinterest or Instagram suggests you 'must have' or what is 'tending'!

What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?

A couple initials projected onto the outside exterior of the House.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Historic, Homely, Welcoming, Impressive, Flexible

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

In the pretty formal gardens with the House as a backdrop behind.

Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?

Somerley has welcomed many well known guests - Shirly Bassey, Liz Hurley, Bear Grills, The Arch Bishop of Canterbury, Chris Tarrant, June Sarpong, Richard Dinan to name only a few...

What’s your favourite canapé?

Mini roast beef and Yorkshire puddings!

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Fish and Chip cones.

What is your venue's most unique feature?

The breath-taking grandeur of our largest function space - The Picture Gallery! We never tire of the 'wow!' when people view it for the first time.

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Building the brand from scratch and being able to offer a personal approach to all of our guests expereince.