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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.
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Features & Capacity


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


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.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
Between 10 and 30
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
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Sophie & Jez
Married in November 2019
November 2019
"Somerley is an Absolutely Stunning Venue!"
Sophie and Jez Carter 6th April 2019 Somerley was the perfect venue for our spring wedding. We wanted a private venue with exclusive use that had both indoor and outdo...
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Jennifier & Stuart
Married in September 2019
November 2019
A truly amazing day!
What a day that was! Thank you once again for all of your help throughout the process - we really couldn’t imagine how hard it would have been without you. Gemma, Ann an...
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Lara & Robert
Married in May 2019
November 2019
Completely Prefect
Alex, Thank you so much for being spectacular both in the run up to our wedding and on the day itself. It was completely prefect from start to finish and we have you to t...
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Sarah & Simon
Married in April 2019
November 2019
We feel incredibly lucky!
Somerley House Wedding - Simon & Sarah’s Testimonial We’ve always lived locally to the Somerley Estate and although we’d been to a number of events within its grounds, t...
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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.
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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Location & Contact Details


Hampshire, Ringwood, Hampshire, BH24 3PL, England

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Nearest Motorway & Junction


Nearest Train Station


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.