A family-owned and run business with over 25 years' experience of making wedding day dreams come true.

As the UK’s longest established wedding venue group, we specialise in exclusive use wedding venues across the South of England that suit all tastes and requirements. These beautiful country houses have been cherry picked with one sole purpose in mind: your dream wedding.

Founded in 1988, Country House Weddings Ltd is the UK’s longest-established group of wedding venues. Family-owned and managed to this day, we’ve taken great care in selecting and purchasing our five stunning country houses – Leez Priory, Clearwell Castle, St Audries Park, Gosfield Hall and Holmewood Hall.

Unlike many other wedding venues, each of our houses is used purely to host weddings – up to 250 per year – enabling our customers to enjoy a tailor-made wedding experience. It’s simply all we do.

We take great pride in our customer service, and are constantly striving to improve and update our business in line with customer requests. Every couple’s ideas for their big day are unique, and we pride ourselves on making those dreams a reality.

Each venue has its own complete team of staff and managers, all permanently employed and trained to uphold the unique and exceptional standards of Country House Weddings. With no agency staff or outside caterers, every single employee is dedicated purely to fulfilling the Country House Weddings promise of a perfect wedding day.

We are proud to own our beautiful venues and believe that one of the keys to our success is that our couples can trust the Country House Weddings brand and enjoy the security that our success brings. The awards we’ve won as a group and the testimonials from our couples are testament to quality of our venues and the expertise of our staff.

The history of Country House Weddings

Country House Weddings is founded - 1988

Leez Priory, as we know it today, is purchased by Country House Weddings. The mansion is in a considerable state of disrepair, so the company founder, Harry Bramer, sets about restoring it as a premier wedding venue.

A UK first – 1995

Leez Priory becomes the first country house in the country to be licensed to hold civil ceremonies.

A fairy-tale castle – 1998

With the purchase of the fairy-tale Clearwell Castle wedding venue, CHW becomes the UK’s first exclusive-use wedding venue group.

Coastal bliss – 2002

This stunning stately home and estate of St Audries Park is added to the CHW Collection.

Royal palace – 2004

A stunning former royal palace, Gosfield Hall, becomes the most recent addition to the CHW portfolio.

New for 2019!

A beautiful Gothic-Tudor style manor house, Holmewood Hall becomes the most recent addition to the CHW portfolio – this spectacular venue is open for viewing appointments, and will be holding its first weddings in June 2019.