Priston Mill

(21)
£975 - £3900 for Venue Hire
Up to 150
Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
booked
Set in stunning rural surroundings, yet conveniently close to both Bath and Bristol, Priston Mill is the perfect venue if you’re looking for a wedding in a historical countryside setting.
Pricing & Costs

Venue Hire Only

Prices Start At
£975
Maximum Price
£3,900
The venue hire is for exclusive use of Priston Mill, excluding catering.
What is included in this pricing:
Exclusive use
Non consumables (e.g. linen, lights etc.)
External caterers not permitted
Wedding coordinator available on the day
Furniture included

In-house catering
(price per head)

Prices Start At
£70
Maximum Price
£100
Catering for every wedding is different and the per person price will depend on the number of guests attending, the budget available, and what you would like to provide for your guests (for example the quantity of wine, or canapes). The prices shown are a guide, and would include a main wedding menu as well as evening food. A budget of £100 per person would give you canapes and drinks reception, a main wedding meal with wine, a Prosecco toast drink, and evening food. Please contact us for a quotation based on your specific requirements. Within our per person menu price, all staff, white linen, crockery, cutlery and glassware is included.
What is included in this pricing:
Bespoke menu available
Minimum numbers apply
Multiple course wedding breakfast
Cutlery included
Table linen included
Corkage charge applicable
Set menu options only
Wine allowance per guest
Features & Capacity

Overview

Venue Type
Barn
Dining Capacity
150
Reception Capacity
200
Usual Access Time
9:00AM
Usual Finish Time
12:00AM

Venue

Open Flame Permitted
Water View
Landscaped Gardens
Disabled Access
Grade I/II Listed Building
On-Site Parking
In-House Wedding Coordinator
Exclusive Use
Outdoor Reception Space
Pet-Friendly

Ceremony & Reception

Sound System Available
Wedding Licence
Dancefloor Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available
Confetti Permitted
Fireworks Permitted

Food and Drink

Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-House Wine List
In-house Catering
Alcohol Licence
Full Description
Set in stunning rural surroundings, yet conveniently close to both Bath and Bristol, Priston Mill is the perfect venue if you’re looking for a wedding in a historical country setting. Both the 18th century Tythe Barn and gorgeous ancient Watermill are licensed for civil ceremonies and retain their distinctive characteristics that make them truly unique and much loved. The Watermill also offers the option of an outdoor wedding ceremony set within tranquil gardens boasting manicured lawns and a lovely pergola. Relax with panoramic views of the countryside and be treated to superb cuisine prepared on-site by the professional team on your big day.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Gabrielle Cheetham
Thank you for taking the time to look at Priston Mill as a potential venue for your special day. We would simply love to meet with you to discuss all of the ideas for your wedding day. Join us for a viewing of both our delightful Watermill venue, outside pergola and our 18th Century Tythe Barn. We would love to offer you a tea or coffee and a sample of our world famous chocolate brownie!

Experience

Year Business Was Established
1995
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
Yes
No. of People In Team
10
Reviews
(21)
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Hannah & Paul Whittaker
Happy couple married in August
September 2022
You and all your team were just so excellent.
Hi Gabby, Just a little message to say thank you! You were an absolute superstar on Saturday. Many people have commented how efficient you were, yet discreet with it! You made our day run smoothly and I cannot thank you enough. Given the wedding season for you all has been super busy and you’re all probably ready for a break, you still made our day feel special and personal, nothing was too much. You and all your team were just so excellent. It’s rare you go to a wedding with such attentive waiting staff. I want to thank every single member of the team! You really made our day wonderful. Everyone is still talking about how plentiful and yummy the food was. You can tell you use high quality ingredients and a talented cheffing team! The pear and ginger upside down cake was a personal highlight! Do you make that yourselves or buy it? I need that recipe or where to buy it from in my life!! I just cannot thank you enough. You are so good at what you do! Calm, confident and kind! Love Hannah x
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Nadia & Greg Farkas
Happy couple married in July
September 2022
We're so glad we found Priston Mill
Dear Clara, Gabby, Chris and the Priston Mill Team, I know that my mum has emailed you already but Greg and I also wanted to say a huge thank you to you all for everything you did to enable us to have a wedding that far exceeded our expectations and was a dream to organise - even in a shorter than usual time frame. You were all so helpful and friendly in the pre-wedding stages. The food was delicious and we're grateful for the kitchen's flexibility with the menus. Gabby and the team were absolutely brilliant on the day, which meant that we felt totally relaxed and were able to enjoy the event. We also loved the watermill and the gardens and the park was a huge hit with our friends and family. We're so glad we found Priston Mill and are only sorry that it's all over! Thank you again and we hope the rest of the season goes well for you :) Best wishes, Nadia & Greg
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Sophie & Luke Cornish
Happy couple married in July
September 2022
We had an absolutely amazing day!
Hi Gabby, I just wanted to thank you so much for the running of our wedding yesterday. We had an absolutely amazing day! You are an incredible wedding planner, so efficient and on the ball and we really appreciate how well we were looked after. Our guests had a fab day and have been full of compliments about the service and incredible food. Thank you again! Can't wait to get some pictures back to share with you all. Sophie & Luke Cornish Xx
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Ed & Lauren
Happy couple married in September
November 2021
You (and your staff) were simply outstanding!
Good Morning Gabby, Thank you SO much for everything you did for us on our wedding day!! You have been an absolute star throughout the final stages of our wedding planning. We had such confidence in you just from emailing, but when we met you the day before the wedding, we knew we were in the best hands. We had the most amazing day and your endless hard work throughout the entire wedding made this happen. You (and your staff) were simply outstanding! Your smiley, calm and professional approach to your job is a real asset to Priston Mill and we couldn’t have wished for anything more from you, a truly fantastic Event Manager!!! The venue looked amazing and exactly as we had pictured it, our decorations were set up perfectly, we really appreciate your efforts in the morning! A big thanks also for sorting the cake when it eventually arrived. We had no idea it was being set up, but when we did see it, we were so impressed it had just happened with no interruption to our day. Thank you once again!! Ed & Lauren - Mr & Mrs Grace (20.08.2021)
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Tom & Sophie Hughes
Happy couple married in October
January 2021
Simply the best wedding ever!
To the team at Priston Mill, Thank you so much for helping us have a wonderful wedding day on 2nd October 2020. We really are grateful for the help & understanding you showed us throughout the whole planning process. We cant wait to come back in 2022 to do it all again with our friends and family there too. Hope you're keeping well. Best Wishes, Tom & Sophie Hughes
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Mr & Mrs Lowe
Wedding: September
January 2021
A Wonderful Day
To Jake and staff, Just wanted to say 'thank you' for looking after us at the wedding of our daughter to Calum, under difficult COVID circumstances! Everyone had a wonderful day Thanks once again Janet & Mike Lowe
Location & Contact Details

Address

Priston, Bath, Somerset, BA2 9EQ, England

Travel Notes

For SatNav directions enter ‘BA2 9EQ via Marksbury’.

Nearest Town

Bath

Nearest Motorway & Junction

M32 Junction 1

Nearest Train Station

Keynsham

Nearest Airport

Bristol

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FAQ
(10)

Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?

We cherish all of our weddings in their own special way, so it's very difficult to pin point one individually. We'll keep this section updated as more fantastic weddings spring to mind! A wonderful example of a perfect escape to the idyllic Somerset countryside for a celebration, has been featured in the blog below. So be sure to check that out! https://www.lovemydress.net/blog/2020/03/savin-london-barn-wedding-dress-chinese-bride-tea-ceremony.html

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

Our number one tip, is to simply relax! Our team of experienced event managers will be on hand all day to ensure that your day is running smoothly, and on time! Sip your Champagne, enjoy the canapes and relax into a simply perfect wedding day...

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

A lovely personal touch we've had recently, are personalised baubles as place names. A wonderful way to ensure their guests have a gift to take home and provide a seasonal reminder of the special memories.

Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.

Historical, countryside, relaxed, beautiful, rustic.

Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?

The exterior of the venue is gorgeous for that all-important golden hour shot!

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

We recently hosted two of England's most cherished Olympic Swimmers... we won't disclose names but it was definitely a party to remember!

What’s your favourite canapé?

The Parma Ham wrapped Sausages are always the quickest off the shelves! These are guaranteed to be enjoyed fully by your guests. For a vegan or vegetarian option, I'd recommend the Katsu Arancini, absolutely scrumptious!

What’s your favourite midnight treat?

We are obsessed with the brand new Pie & Mash option.. what could be better?

What is your venue's most unique feature?

Gifted by King Athelstan to the monks of Bath Abbey in the 10th century, the Watermill, is quite simply the kind of location people dream of. The Watermill is an enchanting and ancient building. Steeped in history, it is a fascinating and unique setting for a wedding.

What part of your business are you most proud of?

Our reputation. We feel so privileged to have built up a fantastic reputation in Bath and surrounding areas, not only for the level of service that we provide, but also the food! Our chefs go above and beyond to surprise and delight!