Complimentary bottle of champagne for the bride and groom for weddings booked before 31st March 2021
Your initial contact must be made through Guides for Brides. Terms & conditions
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Type of Ceremony
Civil ceremony licensed
Marquee Site / Rent my Field
Weddings During COVID
1 to 9 guests
10 to 29 guests
30 to 99 guests
BBQ & Hog Roasts
One wedding per day
Live music permitted
Onsite car parking
What Our Couples Love
- Historical Country House Wedding Venue, with Ceremony License
- Available with Exclusive use, and Guest Accommodation
- Stunning Gardens, for your Wedding Photography Backdrop
- Friendly and flexible team providing a bespoke service for each couple
- A grand house with a welcoming and warm atmosphere that welcomes guests like a warm embrace
Frequently asked questions
Can we have exclusive use of the venue?
Yes, our couples have exclusive use of Minterne House allowing you to enjoy our beautiful venue.
Are you licenced for civil ceremonies?
Yes, we have a variety of rooms that are licensed for civil ceremonies.
Do you charge corkage if we supply our own wine?
No! We do not charge corkage unless you require us to dispose of your bottles and then we charge £3 per bottle.
Can we use our own caterers?
We ask that you use our recommended caterers as they know our venue and the standards we expect - they are excellent. If you would like to use you own caterers this will come at an additional charge and be at our discretion.
From what time can we get access to decorate the venue?
We work with couples on an individual basis, however, access is granted the evening before your wedding from 17:00 or 08:00 on the morning of your day.
Are there noise restrictions if we have a live band?
No; we just ask that live music ends before 23:00.
Are fireworks allowed?
Yes; Minterne House is perfect for a fireworks display and we excel at these!
Is confetti allowed?
Yes, we allow confetti but ask that this is biodegradable and 'green'. We recommend two suppliers for this.
Are candles allowed?
Candles and naked flame are allowed at the venue, however, the location of these needs to be agreed with the venue.
Is there a honeymoon or bridal suite?
We have a beautiful bridal suite overlooking Minterne grounds.
Is there accommodation on site?
There is indeed! We have the bridal suite along with additional ensuite bedrooms in the house.
Is there additional accommodation nearby?
There are a number of local pubs and hotels nearby for a variety of budgets.
What time does the reception need to finish?
We ask that receptions finish at midnight, giving you and your guests ample time to celebrate your special day.
Special Guides for Brides offers
Minterne House wedding deal
Complimentary wedding suite
Book before June 14th and enjoy a complimentary night in our wedding suite!
Terms and conditions
Wedding must be confirmed before June 14th 2021
Bridal suite only available to the wedding couple
About Minterne House
Micro weddings, macro love.
Perfect for intimate weddings, Minterne House is a private family estate steeped in history and boasting an array of rooms providing you with a stunning setting from ceremony start to starlit celebration end.
We at Minterne House pride ourselves in offering an unforgettable and bespoke day for you and your guests.
Understanding the need for flexibility in the current climate, Minterne House is delighted to offer “One union – Two perfect days”; a concept allowing couples to walk down the aisle with an intimate guest list in Spring 2021and dance the night away with hundreds of guests when COVID restrictions lift, should you wish.
We are dedicated to working with you on an individual basis to provide the most flexible arrangements for your day.
Pricing info shown in the listing summary:
Based on a typical wedding reception for 80 guests, including venue hire, wedding breakfast, drinks package and evening buffet.