Mercure Gloucester, Bowden Hall Hotel

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£2950 - £5500 for a package
Up to 160
72 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
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A stunning Georgian country house hotel set in 12 acres of beautiful gardens and grounds. Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel is the perfect Gloucestershire wedding venue. Surrounded by the Cotswolds
Pricing & Costs

Packages
(total price)

Prices Start At
£2,950
Maximum Price
£5,500
Number of Guests Included
60
We have several different packages available - we thrive on being flexible on packages, pricing etc so I understand that these packages may not suit your requirements but we can of course create you something bespoke! Our packages start from our Sundown Package at £2,950 for 50 guests for more of a relaxed vibe to our All Inclusive package which is £5,500 for 60 in the day and 80 in the evening. The All Inclusive Package includes; Your civil ceremony room hire, a selection of canapés, a reception drink, a seated three course wedding breakfast with tea & coffee, a glass of of house wine with your wedding breakfast, a glass of prosecco to toast, chair covers with a choice of coloured sashes, floral centerpieces and a top table arrangement, bespoke table plan, place cards, menu cards & table numbers, and for the evening a buffet and a disco...
What is included in this pricing:
Canapés included
Furniture included
Private room(s) included (non-exclusive use)
Wine / soft drinks allowance per guest
Multiple course wedding breakfast
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Couple accommodation included
Features & Capacity

Overview

Venue Type
Hotel
Dining Capacity
160
Reception Capacity
220
Usual Access Time
8:00AM
Usual Finish Time
1:00AM

Food and Drink

In-house Catering
Alcohol Licence

Venue

Exclusive Use
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Disabled Access
On-Site Parking
Pet-Friendly

Ceremony & Reception

Dancefloor Available
Confetti Permitted
Sound System Available
Fireworks Permitted
Wedding Licence
Full Description
Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel is the perfect Gloucestershire wedding venue. Surrounded by the Cotswolds and 12 acres of park and woodland, our Georgian hotel is an idyllic backdrop for your dream wedding for up to 200 guests.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Vicky
Hey! I have been passionate about Weddings for many years now and it’s a real pleasure to be able to bring someone’s special day together and see the happiness that it brings! I will be there all the way to plan your perfect day, stress free.

Experience

Public Liability Insurance
Yes
No. of People In Team
1
Reviews
(6)
(6)
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Chloe & Luke
Happy couple Married on March
April 2022
Beautiful Day
Just want to say a huge thank you, it was the most beautiful day and we will never forget it, you've been incredibly helpful to us and couldn't have hoped for a better day. Thank you again so so much! Kind Regards, Chloe & Luke
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Isabelle & Henry
Wedding: October
October 2021
Our daughters wedding
We walked in to reception to be met by a courteous young man who couldn't be more helpful and this was to continue throughout our stay all the staff were efficient and obliging with a ready smile nothing was too much trouble. It's so refreshing to see staff appear to happy in their work. This was our Daughter’s wedding and the wedding coordinator Vicky went above and beyond to ensure every little detail was met. The rooms were beautiful warm and clean. And the food was another level, absolutely delicious both in the brasserie at dinner the epic buffet breakfast and the wedding breakfast and buffet was out of this world. A million thankyous xxxx
K
Kelly & James
Happy couple Married on September
December 2021
A note of thanks
Dear Vicky, James and I wanted to send a quick note to thank all of you for being part of our wonderful wedding in September. Everyone says that getting married is the best day of your life, but nothing prepared me for how absolutely amazing the day was….it exceeded my expectations! Everybody at Bowden Hall were brilliant in ensuring that every little detail was perfect and catered for, you guys made it and we thank you…we’d particularly want to single out a few people who stood out and made the weekend memorable…..Solvegia and Nathan, for checking us all in and being so excited! Rachel, for organising us all on the day and keeping me calm(ish)….apologies for my tears and language!!! The girls who manned the evening buffet….you guys were great having a little dance whilst manning your stations! And finally, of course, yourself Vicky….for pretty much organising EVERYTHING!!! Thank you all so much, you will all be in our memories forever as will Bowden Hall. All our love Kerry and James Xx
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Josie & Connor
Happy couple Married on September
October 2021
"Thank you"
Long time no speak hehe! Just wanted to reach out and say a massive thank you, to you and everyone who made our day so perfect. We can not tell you how much we appreciated everything you did for us, all of your help and guidance. Can’t actually believe a month has passed, wish we could do it all over again. Hopefully our paths will cross again, but until then keep safe and keep doing what you do (because you’re amazing at it). Josie & Connor xxx
J
Jess & Paul
Wedding: August
October 2021
"Excellent wedding venue"
Held my daughter’s wedding reception here in August. We also had quite a few rooms booked too including Bridal suite. Easy review, simply outstanding. With dedicated help all through the planning with Victoria to the day itself & after service. Beautiful grounds, lovely hotel & rooms, good food & impeccable service. Cannot recommend highly enough Mark, a happy Father of the Bride
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Louise & Dan
Happy couple Married on July
October 2021
"The most perfect wedding 👰🏻"
We had our wedding on the 31st July 21 it was perfect Bowden hall have been fantastic especially through a pandemic and having to postpone so many times they went above and beyond for us especially Vicky the wedding coordinator. Our guests said how lovely the food was. The waiting staff were friendly especially Steve he went above and beyond for us and has been there from meetings to menu tastings and then on our special day. Was a beautiful day and I wish we could do it all again . Thank you Bowden Hall for being so fantastic.
Location & Contact Details

Address

Bondend Road, Upton St Leonard’s, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL4 8ED, England

Travel Notes

Nearest Town

Gloucster

Nearest Motorway & Junction

M5, Junc 11

Nearest Train Station

Gloucester Train Station

Nearest Airport

Bristol or Birmingham

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FAQ
(10)

Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

There’s too many to mention!!

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

Deep breaths… this is an enjoyable experience, try (!!) not to stress...

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

Personalised vows… ❤️

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Awesome Calm Elegant Wonderful Magnificent

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

Our gorgeous staircase!! 📸

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

They are all celebrities' to us! :)

What’s your favourite canapé?

Mmmm.. Mini Bacon & Aberdeen Angus Cheeseburgers.. A favorite all round!! 😋

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

Grilled chicken mini pitta kebab chilli sauce and garlic mayo OR... Hot dog, caramelised onions 🌭

What is your venue's most unique feature?

It's first impression!

What part of your business are you most proud of?

How happy people are when they leave....

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