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Ceremony Locations

Your dream wedding in one beautiful location.

Gileston Manor Estate allows you to relax and enjoy your special day, with your wedding ceremony, reception celebrations and luxury accommodation all in the gardens and grounds of the estate, exclusively for you and your guests.

Whether you require a church service, civil ceremony or a humanist blessing we would love to host your special day

“Your Wedding, Your Dreams, Our Destination.”

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Church Service

St Giles is a picturesque Church set within the curtilage of the historic Gileston Manor Estate, allowing an intimate religious ceremony for 80 Guests.

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Civil Ceremony

The Summer House, where Civil Ceremony vows are spoken, nestles in the historic Walled Garden of Gileston Manor Estate.

Special moments witnessed by your guests, seated in the covered tree lined Secret Garden or outside in the walled garden surrounded by flowers & ancient apple trees.

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Outdoor Wedding

At Gileston, we offer that every outdoor wedding ceremony, summer or winter, religious or secular can be celebrated & designed in many different styles.

The gardens at Gileston Manor offer so many beautiful locations for your ceremony, a blessing under the magnolia tree, with guests gathered around, can be as simple or traditional as desired. Maybe Italian styled in the walled garden or formal on the front lawns, the choice is endless.

Realise your dream in the gardens of Gileston Manor...

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Following your I Do’s, smiles & laughter leads you through your confetti walk where arrival drinks await on the lawns. Photo’s posed and enjoyed with magnificent views until it’s time to eat cake.

Under sparkling chandeliers within the Lotus marquee, food is devoured, drinks & speeches toasted, sunsets admired, moves made on the dance floor...

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The Lotus Marquee

Our Lotus Marquee with spectacular views across the Jurassic Coast, is the perfect location for your wedding breakfast and evening celebrations.

Seating 140 dinner guests and hosting up to 200 for your evening celebrations, our bespoke marquee with chic design is both elegant and functional.

The beautiful twinkling fairy lights and magnificent chandeliers along with it’s neutral decor, provides a sophisticated backdrop ready for you to style your wedding your way.

The Lotus Marquee is included with our Elegant & Exclusive Weddings

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The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden provides the most beautiful setting for an Intimate Wedding Reception.

Whether it’s 20 or 50 guests, it’s the quality time you get to enjoy with those you care about the most.

An Intimate Wedding is all about spoiling yourselves and loved ones, where wonderful memories are made…

The Secret Garden is included with our Intimate weddings, and also available for your welcome drinks reception with our Elegant & Exclusive Weddings

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Arrival drinks on the front lawn, Champagne Toasts and Evening Celebrations...

Gileston Manor provides a fully staffed bar in the Lotus Marquee, offering an excellent selection of drinks including an extensive wine list, the best champagnes along with a full drinks menu for your Wedding Celebrations.

Let us create a bespoke drinks menu just for you.

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Only the Best

We pride ourselves on offering the very best for our couples and their guests, and that is why we only allow our selected caterers to host your wedding reception & celebrations.

We are thrilled to supply you with a choice of two, local caterers...

All our caterers have expert front of house managers who handle every aspect of your day allowing you to sit back, eat, drink and be merry!

You are spoilt for choice with dining options – canapes, sharing boards, traditional formal menus, BBQ & Spit Roasts, afternoon tea or hot and cold buffets as well as evening food.

Our caterers are also available if you would like a pre-dinner celebration or a brunch the following day.

The possibilities are endless.

Food & Drink Menu

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