The Bishops Palace
Wedding Venue Wells
The Bishops Palace
tel:- +44 1749 988 111
web address:- www.bishopspalace.org.uk
The Bishops Palace :-
Venue type - Historic Building
Number of function rooms available for weddings: 1
Function room names and capacities:
Entrance Hall for arrival drinks - 120
The Undercroft for the wedding breakfast and evening reception - 120
The Long Gallery for coffee and cake - 120
Garden suitable for marquees: yes
Local accommodation: Several hotels and bed and breakfasts within the city of Wells.
Choice of wedding breakfast menus - Yes
Alcohol License - Yes
Toastmaster Available - Yes
Dedicated wedding planner available - Yes
Dance Floor - Yes
Evening Reception Facilities - Yes
Car Parking Facilities - Yes
Wedding services provided: From the initial enquiry a dedicated event coordinator works with each couple to help plan their special day. We provide all table linen, chair covers and can advise/recommend florists, photographers and evening entertainment. We have in house caterers who look after all the food and a local wine supplier who can help with wine selection. We can provide a bar facility for the evening reception and an MC will be on hand on the day to look after everything.
Gardens or outside locations suitable for wedding photography: There are 14 acres of gardens which contain the wells from which the historic city takes its name. There are formal and informal areas of the garden and beautiful views of the Cathedral and the surrounding countryside.
Suitable locations inside the venue for wedding photography: The medieval house has several beautiful rooms which are suitable for photography, each decorated slightly differently. There is also the stunning stone stair case by the Chapel which makes an excellent platform for the guests to be photographed on.
Local picturesque areas suitable for wedding photography: Just over the Drawbridge you can have photo's taken by the moat that runs around the Palace which is home to the famous Palace swans.
Venue special features: The Bishop's Palace is a unique venue within Somerset. It has been the home of The Bishop of Bath and Wells for over 800 years, the entrance is across the drawbridge over the moat and couples have exclusive use of the Palace including the 14 acres of gardens.
Venue History: The Bishop's Palace is a unique venue within Somerset. It has been the home of The Bishop of Bath and Wells for over 800 years, the entrance is across the drawbridge over the moat and couples have exclusive use of the Palace including the 14 acres of gardens.
Other information: For further information please ring 01749 988111 ext 200 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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