Are you looking to tie the knot in a beautiful Georgian country house? Then view our story and discover for yourself why St. Giles House is the perfect choice for your wedding house hire. Boasting a rich history, sophisticated architecture and gorgeous décor, St. Giles House will provide you with a majestic backdrop in which to exchange vows with that special someone.
Discover one of the best country manors for weddings
It’s not every day that you tie the knot, so why settle for second-best? For many, the wedding day is considered one of their fondest memories, and of all the little details one must consider, the most important is, of course, the venue. Here at St Giles House, our wedding house hire is highly sought after by couples looking to say “I do” in an idyllic setting.
Whether you’re looking to get married within the walls of a historic house, outdoors or inside a magnificent church, St Giles House has what you’re looking for and more. This wonderful venue is located along the southern edge of Cranborne Chase close to The River Allen. Nestled within picturesque grounds, we are a fully licensed private house hire wedding venue.
Our ethos is that the magic of St Giles House should be shared with the world. So, if you are searching for a truly magical setting in which to create unforgettable memories, choose our wedding house hire. At St. Giles House, you’ll have a fabulous choice of locations of which you can read about below:
The Main House
Picture a wonderful setting with elegant fireplaces and old master paintings. If this sounds like your idea of heaven, then the main house will be just what you’re looking for. When you get married inside one of the most luxurious country manors for weddings, you’ll have your choice of any of the principal rooms.
Your ceremony will be tailored to suit your tastes, and our wedding house hire has plenty of space to accommodate up to 120 guests!
Provided you sign the register indoors, you will then have the option to explore the park surrounding St. Giles House. Choose anywhere you like to set up your wedding marquee and enjoy being immersed in nature while you celebrate your union. Choosing The Park as part of your wedding house hire involves many great benefits including:
- Timeless and natural choice
- Ideal for Spring and Summer weddings
- Beautiful setting – perfect for photo-opportunities
- No guest limit
Comprised of shells imported from the Caribbean, The Grotto provides a romantic spot in which to hold an intimate gathering. Forming part of our ‘Pleasure Grounds’, The Grotto, built in the early 18th century, offers a unique and magical setting. If you’re looking for something a little bit different from the usual traditional option, then this is a perfect choice for your private house wedding hire. This location is suited for wedding parties of up to 20 guests.
Alternatively, if you’re after the traditional option for your wedding house hire, then Wimborne St. Giles Church has exactly what you are looking for. Carefully restored by gothic revival architect Sir Ninian Comper, The Church is the quintessential choice for those seeking grace and sophistication. Situated next door to St. Giles House, this location can accommodate up to 120 guests.
Reception and after hours
Whether you fancy The Great Dining Room or a candlelit marquee outside for your wedding feast, our venue won’t disappoint. Here at St. Giles House, we are committed to making your day extra special. You’ll enjoy fine cuisine and a delicious assortment of drinks with all meals carefully prepared by our culinary team.
For your after-hours entertainment, you can enjoy a quiet drink in The Tapestry Room, celebrate with a disco in The Stone Hall or take in the stars outdoors. As one of the finest choices for wedding house hire, we always leave the decision to you.
Why choose to hold your wedding at St. Giles House?
Boasting a long and rich history dating back some 400 years, St. Giles House sits as one of the most prestigious country manors for weddings and events. Having inspired generations and been firmly positioned at the heart of politics and philosophy, St. Giles House sadly fell into disrepair following the end of the Second World War.
To restore St. Giles House to its former glory, we embarked on a lengthy restoration project. The work required was extensive as the house had found its way onto the English Heritage ‘Buildings at Risk’ register. However, through our passion and dedication, the restoration was completed and awarded several accolades including the 2014 Georgian Group Awards for the Restoration of a Georgian Country House.
Today, St. Giles House is the epitome of elegant wedding house hire. Every little detail has been carefully restored. Our aim is to shape the way that you think and live while providing you with a magnificent place in which to escape, unwind and reflect.
So, if you’re searching for a private house hire wedding venue that is guaranteed to make all your dreams for a happy day come true, look no further than St. Giles House.
Enquire about our wedding house hire by calling St. Giles House today on +44 (0)1725 517 214.