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Drakestone House

Gloucester, GB

About

Drakestone House is a rustic wedding venue located in the Gloucestershire countryside in the United Kingdom. With idyllic views overlooking 30 miles, nestled in the Cotswolds, this wedding destination is one to help your day become truly special.

Facilities and Capacity

Situated on a private 10-acre estate, Drakestone House can accommodate up to 100 guests on their top terrace and garden room. Drakestone House can also offer the drawing room, an intimate venue for up to 25 guests. Weddings can also be held in one of the many local churches, which the staff can advise on. The 90-foot clear-span marquee tent set on the expansive front lawns can accommodate 100 seats for a formal wedding breakfast. With electricity, wooden flooring, sides, linings, and Chiavari tables and chairs, your guests can enjoy their meal with natural surroundings and photographs afterwards. The breathtaking Cotswold Yew garden, designed over a century ago, is one of the many period features of the venue.

Services Offered

The professional team at Drakestone House have decades of experience to make your wedding day a fantastic one. The venue can be yours to use exclusively for three days, facilitating a memorable stay in the English countryside.

Other Services

In addition to weddings, Drakestone House can accommodate other events, such as:

  • Family stays
  • Bachelor parties
  • Bachelorette parties

Cuisine

For your wedding package, Drakestone House has a select list of suppliers that they can recommend. For guests staying in the house, self-catering is the default. A housekeeper can be arranged for additional service in the mornings.

Accommodation

Up to 19 guests can sleep in the main house. There are eight bedrooms, including the bridal suite with a four-poster bed. With a lounge, dining-room, conversatory, and terrace, your stay will be a comfortable and enjoyable one. For more guests, Drakestone House’s staff can recommend a great selection of alternative local accommodation within easy reach of the venue.

History

Drakestone House has been open for weddings since 2017, but this country house has stood near the village of Stinchcombe since 1911. As one of the last country houses to be built before the start of World War I, the house reflects the influence of the Arts and Crafts architectural movement with several period pieces.

Location

Located two miles from Stinchcombe village, Drakestone House, can be reached by car or taxi.

Nearby airports include:

  • GLO (Gloucestershire Airport) - 51 minutes
  • Bristol Airport - 58 minutes
  • London Oxford Airport - 1 hour 40 minutes

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