Describe the best wedding that happened at your venue?
Although we've had some absolutely beautiful weddings here at Walcot Hall over the years, those we've hosted since purchasing our stunning glass-fronted marquee, and ceremonies which have taken place in our breathtaking Enchanted Forest venue, stand out for epitomising the kind of glamour, romance and tranquility that Walcot Hall has made its name for.
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
To make life easier on the day and to minimise stress for your guests, choose somewhere which offers hosting for the entire day's celebrations. At Walcot Hall, we pride ourselves on our glamorous Wedding Breakfasts, our stunning Bridal Suite, our huge glass-fronted marquee (complete with black-and-white chequered dance floor!), and our range of accommodation for overnight guests. Plus, you have the chance to book the entire Estate for exclusive use! We don't do stress here at Walcot, and our in-house wedding planner does an absolutely fantastic job of ensuring that everything runs smoothly on the day.
What’s your favourite personal touch you’ve seen at a wedding?
The behind-the-scenes parts of weddings, such as the first-look dress reveals on our spectacular staircase, will always be that little extra special!
Describe your venue in 5 adjectives.
Elegant, romantic, tranquil, luxurious and laid-back!
Where’s the best photo spot at your venue?
There are so many, but the photographs from our outdoor ceremonies, in our grounds or overlooking our fabulous landscaped gardens always take the 'cake'!
Have you had any celebrity guest or wedding at your venue?
Lana Del Rey.
What’s your favourite canapé?
Smoked salmon and Caviar.
What’s your favourite midnight treat?
Champagne and Marmite Toast.
What is your venue's most unique feature?
5 outdoor ceremony areas including an Enchanted Forest, whole-estate hire, on-site accommodation (Yurt and Shepherd's Lodge also available!), and generally how far we will go to make every occasion here awe-inspiring!
What part of your business are you most proud of?
We love reading back through the reviews we've received across numerous platforms over the years, reminiscing about weddings that have happened here, and looking back at photographs! Feeling as though we have been a part of a couple's love story is the most special feeling imaginable, and we all take immense pride in the work we do here.