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St Giles House,

St. Giles House is a breathtaking manor house wedding in Dorset that provides a day full of romance, elegance and intimate decadence.

Civil Licence 120
Outdoor Wedding Capacity 120
Indoor Dining Capacity 120
Marquee Dining Capacity 2000
Honeymoon Suite Yes
Guest Accommodation Yes

This stunning Grade I Listed manor house boasts a long and rich history, dating back to 1651. Lord and Lady Shaftesbury have carefully restored the house back to its former glory, making it a wonderful family home and remarkable wedding venue in the process. Offering couples an exquisite traditional setting, idyllic grounds to enjoy with your guests, and beautiful views over the River Allen and surrounding Dorset countryside, it's truly a wedding venue like no other.

When it comes to tying the knot, St. Giles House offers a wealth of stunning locations for couples to choose from. All of the principal rooms of the house are available, with the largest accommodating up to 120 guests. Each boasts a delightful, traditional style complete with grand fireplaces and old master paintings adorning the walls.

The Shell Grotto forms part of the Pleasure Grounds and was built in the early 18th century using shells collected from the Caribbean. It's perfect for an intimate ceremony, holding up to 20 guests and is a truly unique and magical setting.

To make the most of the idyllic grounds of St. Giles House, couples can also exchange vows anywhere throughout the park, providing the register is signed indoors. It's a wonderful way to enjoy the great outdoors and will result in some incredible wedding photos too.

Those preferring a religious ceremony can make full use of the Wimborne St. Giles Church, which is just next door to the venue. It's a striking building that offers a traditional and graceful setting to say ‘I do' and can hold up to 120 guests.

The best way to celebrate your newly married status is with a glass of Champagne and the drawing rooms, with their elegant silk wallpaper and open fires, provide the perfect setting for a drinks reception. In the warmer months, couples can take the party out onto the terrace and the sunken garden overlooking the picturesque grounds.

For your wedding breakfast, choose between the grand State Dining Room, stunning North or South Drawing Rooms, or traditional Library, each of which offer a remarkable place to wine and dine in style.

Once the feasting is over, the party moves to St. Giles House’s award-winning nightclub and speakeasy. With state-of-the-art lighting and sound, and no neighbours to tell you to turn the music down, you can dance the night away in this incredible location with up to 200 guests.

At the end of the celebrations, you and your loved ones can retire to the eight luxurious bedrooms that make up the characterful Riding House. Authentic features sit alongside rich colour palettes and plush furnishings, giving you an unforgettable place to relax and unwind after your special day.

St Giles House can offer you a fantastic wedding package for your big day, which includes award-winning luxury accommodation for up to 30 guests in the Riding House, Pepperpot Lodges and Grooms Cottage, all of which are on-site and a two-minute walk from the main house. Speak to the team to find out more.

To find out more about this magnificent manor house wedding venue, or to book a show round, give their friendly team a call on 01725 517214 or visit their website.

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Shaftesbury Estate,
The Estate Office,
St Giles,
BH21 5NA
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