Hire Stourhead for your wedding

The Temple of Apollo reflected in the lake at Stourhead, Wiltshire

Once described by Horace Walpole as ‘one of the most picturesque scenes in the world’, Stourhead’s classical temples, breath-taking vistas, and magnificent Palladian mansion offer the perfect choice for a romantic wedding.

Within the 18th century landscape garden, the Temple of Flora can seat up to 12 guests, the Pantheon up to 50 guests and the Temple of Apollo up to 30 guests. Stourhead House makes a grand setting for your ceremony and can seat up to 80 guests. For outdoor weddings, we can seat up to 80 guests at the Temple of Apollo.

Prices start from £1,200 up to £4,500, depending on the venue.

If it’s a reception venue you are looking for, working with our local supplier we can accommodate a marquee reception for up to 150 people. We can also offer a selection of drinks and canapes or afternoon cream tea.  

Perhaps you are considering your proposal here? Getting engaged with Stourhead as your backdrop couldn’t be more romantic. Please contact us for further information.

The Pantheon in September sunshine.
The Pantheon in September sunshine.
The Pantheon in September sunshine.

Special occasion photography

Stourhead is the setting for many first dates and engagements. Our garden provides a beautiful backdrop for professional photography to help mark these memorable occasions. Please contact us for further information about access rates.

All income raised from our weddings and special events helps us to look after this special place.

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Stourton Memorial Hall

Situated at the heart of the Stourhead estate and only a short distance from the garden entrance is the Memorial Hall. The hall can comfortably seat up to 80 guests for dinner, so is perfect for those larger celebrations. Please email for details.