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22nd August 2019 GMT

Mapperton House & Gardens

Wedding Venue registered for civil ceremonies
Mapperton House & Gardens
Beaminster
Dorset
DT8 3NR
England

tel:- +44 1308 862645
fax:- +44 1308 863348
web address:- www.mapperton.com
e-mail:- office@mapperton.com

Mapperton House & Gardens :-
The West Country Manor house is Elizabethan in origin and was enlarged in the late 1670's.
It is the family home to the Earl and Countess of Sandwich.
Civil ceremonies can take place in the Garden Pavillion on the Croquet Lawn.

Venue type Manor House
Venue type Church

Number of function rooms available for weddings: 2
Function room names and capacities: Garden Pavillion (outdoors) capacity approx 50
The Sawmill Cafe capacity approx 50

Guests rooms available: n/a
Honeymoon suite available: n/a
Garden suitable for marquees: yes

Local accommodation: The Bridge House Hotel, Beaminster
The Walnuts, Beaminster
Summer Lodge, Evershot

Alcohol License - Yes
Toastmaster Available - Yes
Entertainment Available - Yes
Dedicated wedding planner available Yes
Licensed for Civil Ceremonies Yes
Dance Floor Yes
Evening Reception Facilities Yes
Car Parking Facilities Yes

Entertainment is available: By arrangement with the wedding co-ordinator

Wedding services provided: By arrangement with the wedding co-ordinator

Gardens or outside locations suitable for wedding photography: yes - very beautiful

Suitable locations inside the venue for wedding photography: no
Local picturesque areas suitable for wedding photography: yes

Venue special features: Mapperton Gardens is a unique valley garden in West Dorset, in an area of outstanding natural beauty. The gardens surround the Jacobean manor house, stable blocks, dovecote and All Saints Church. Below the Orangery and croquet lawn is an Italinate formal garden with fountains, topiary, grottoes, ponds and stone statuary, laid out in the 1920s. Beyond this is the summer house overlooking two fish ponds, leading to the wild garden.

Venue History: Mapperton is one of the oldest Dorset manors. In 1919 it was bought by Mr Labouchere who built the formal Italianate garden in memory of her husband. Viscount Hinchingbrooke bought it after her death in 1955. The Estate has been in the family every since and is now the family home of the Earl and Countess of Sandwich.

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